The Best War Ever: How We Got from 9/11 to Iraq (and Beyond?)

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From the authors who brought you Weapons of Mass Deception, John Stauber and Sheldon Rampton, it’s…The Best War Ever. I have it on good authority that the book…

  • offers a compelling study to date of the propaganda campaign that led us to war
  • gives necessary context and background on the administration’s use of leaked information and ad hominem attacks to discredit their critics
  • is the first to compile and compare various accountings of Iraqi and U.S. casualties as a result of this conflict
  • offers a preview of the likely next round of propaganda aimed at rationalizing the failures to bring stability and democracy to Iraq

Check out the video project timed to the book launch.

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