All Videos Tagged Gulf-War-I (Tulsa Peace Fellowship) - Tulsa Peace Fellowship 2021-12-06T12:32:41Z https://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=Gulf-War-I&rss=yes&xn_auth=no How False Testimony and a Massive U.S. Propaganda Machine Bolstered George H.W. Bush’s War on Iraq tag:tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com,2018-12-06:2567841:Video:40066 2018-12-06T22:08:33.057Z Tony Nuspl https://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/profile/TonyNuspl <a href="https://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/video/how-false-testimony-and-a-massive-u-s-propaganda-machine"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511178829?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>This is what propaganda looks like, people. Nayirah al-Sabah, with her crocodile tears and trumped-up testimony, was the daughter of the Kuwaiti ambassador to the United States, Saud Nasser al-Sabah, when she was coached by the public relations firm Hill &amp; Knowlton, on behalf of their client, the Kuwaiti government, the inveterate enemy of… <a href="https://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/video/how-false-testimony-and-a-massive-u-s-propaganda-machine"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511178829?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />This is what propaganda looks like, people. Nayirah al-Sabah, with her crocodile tears and trumped-up testimony, was the daughter of the Kuwaiti ambassador to the United States, Saud Nasser al-Sabah, when she was coached by the public relations firm Hill &amp; Knowlton, on behalf of their client, the Kuwaiti government, the inveterate enemy of Iraq, to make false claims on tv.<br /> <br /> Bush Sr.'s 1991 invasion of Iraq depended on his former role as CIA director of disinformation, ginning up a war with phony evidence, such as this video testimony. Amnesty Intl fell for this war propaganda--hook, line and sinker. A few reporters went "off the reservation", such as Chris Hedges, to question the Bush Sr's administration's case for war in the Gulf, in 1991.<br /> <br /> This was the beginnings of #fakenews in the late 20th century, used to convince the mainstream media and the general public to go to war, even when starting an unnecessary war is recognized as a war crime. This playbook was used against by Bush Jr. and Cheney to gin up the next U.S. invasion of Iraq, in 2003.<br /> <br /> Full transcript of this critical journalism available at <a href="https://www.democracynow.org/2018/12/5/how_false_testimony_and_a_massive">https://democracynow.org</a> -