George Herbert Walker Bush pays
Binladen Brothers Construction - later the Saudi Binladen Group -
to help build airfields for US aircraft and later to construct an American air
base in Saudi Arabia.
Waleed bin Talal becomes an associate of the The Carlyle Group with his
purchase of 10% of the preferred stock of
Group is a huge international investment and 'defense'
Directors at various times have included
George Herbert Walker Bush,
Frank Carlucci, James Baker,
The Saudi royal family is a key investor in
August 2, 1991 Upon
the invasion of Kuwait by
Kuwaiti government hired at least
twenty law and lobby firms to help shape the opinion of the Americans.
PR firm on Earth, Hill & Knowlton, sponsors "Kuwaiti Liberation Day" passing out
tens of thousands of T-shirts.
Thomas Ross, senior vice-president,
Pentagon spokesman during the Carter administration;
vice chairman, former press secretary and advisor to Robert F. Kennedy,
president of National Public Radio;
Robert Gray, the chairman of Hill
& Knowlton's US offices had leading role Ronald Reagan's presidential
Lauri J. Fitz-Pegado, supervisor of the
Kuwait account, former Foreign
Service Officer at the United States Information Agency;
producer of Hill & Knowlton's video news releases distributed to
news channels and often broadcast unedited as "news" was a former
producer at both CBS and
Craig Fuller, the president of
Hill & Knowlton , was Chief of Staff for
handled presidential campaign public relations of
George Herbert Walker Bush
during the 1988 elections and later became Phillip Morris' top public relations
Charlotte Beers, "a former Madison Avenue advertising
executive who was recently named the State Department's Undersecretary of State
for 'public diplomacy',
the official government
euphemism for 'public relations', was reported by The
New York Times as "planning a
television and advertising campaign to influence
January 17, 1991 - Operation Desert Storm
"I am not a
national-security strategist or a military tactician.
I am a
politician, a person who uses communication to meet public-policy or
In fact, I am an information warrior and a
We've worked in ninety-one countries.
all the way back to Panama, we've been involved in every war, with the
exception of Somalia."-
During the first Gulf
war, each of the big three networks had profound financial ties to the war.
ABC was owned by
Capital Cities, now owned by
The chairman of the board of directors is on the board of
directors of Texaco.
CBS, at the time owned by Westinghouse, now owned by
Viacom, also owned the RAND corporation and the Honeywell corporation, both of
which are major defense contractors.
owned by General
Electric, which had a $2 billion weapons contract with the US
military, making both the Tomahawk and the
The Kuwaiti royal family are major
Jack F. Welch, CEO of General
Electric, insists that
NBC News had no
greater responsibility for public service than any
of General Electric's traditional lines of business.
During the Gulf
war the Associated Press
sent photographer Scott Applewhite to cover victims of a SCUD missile attack
The warhead had hit an American tent, killing 25 Army
reservists and wounding 70.
Scott Applewhite, an accredited pool
member, was stopped by US Army military police.
When he objected, they
punched and hand cuffed him while ripping the film from his
"Frankly, I looked on it as a problem to be managed. The
information function was extraordinarily important. I did not have a lot of
confidence that I
could leave that to the press." -
Richard Bruce Cheney,
America's Team: Media and the Military
1998 In an impressive collection of
news reports, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) showed that in
, ABC World News This
Press, Los Angeles
Times, National Public Radio, CNN, USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, and Newsday
all reported the fact that the United Nations
weapons inspection teams were removed from Iraq by order of the United
February 1998 A report by Peter Jennings
cites records obtained by ABC
News which showed that The
Rendon Group spent more than $23 million dollars in the first year of its
contract with the CIA.
"Through its network of
international offices and strategic alliances
The Rendon Group provides
communication services to clients in more than 78 countries and maintains
contact with government officials, decision-makers, and news media around the
globe." - Rendon Group website
John Rendon, the firm's founder and
senior partner, "previously served as a Public Information Officer for the
Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and as a member of Jimmy
Carter's national political staff.
Phil Angellis, the Director of
Operations, spent 22 years working in the Massachusetts State Senate.
Jeff Schmidt, producer/editor/videographer, was on staff at ESPN.
Tara Haggett, production manager, has coordinated various levels of
marketing campaigns and post production for over 40
"Our clients are government
agencies, private sector enterprises, and non-governmental organizations that
face the challenge of achieving information superiority in order to impact
public opinion and outcomes." - Rendon Group website
October 7, 2001 - Invasion of Afghanistan
al-Qa`ida command is numbered
at between 1200 to 2500 men with Taliban
troops numbered at between 10 to 30 thousand men.
US Air Force general
Richard Myers, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, stated that
approximately 50 Tomahawk cruise missiles, launched by British and United
States submarines and ships, 25 strike aircraft from US aircraft carriers, USS
Carl Vinson and USS Enterprise and 15 US Air Force bombers - B-1 Lancer, B-2
Spirit, B-52 Stratofortress were involved in the first wave, launched from
Lincoln Group acted as an intermediary between the US military and
media outlets managing to place more than 1,000 stories authored by US military
information operations' troops, translated into Arabic and covertly placed in
Group helped Ahmed Chalabi and his Iraqi National Congress supply false
information to the American people.
American commanders in Iraq forged
the Baghdad Press Club were Iraqi journalists were paid to cover and
produce stories about American reconstruction efforts, such as openings of
schools and sewage plants.
The Lincoln Group, once located on K Street,
moved to larger quarters in the Pennsylvania Avenue building that housed the
famous restaurant, Signatures, owned by
October 26, 2001
USA Patriot Act (Uniting and
Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and
Obstruct Terrorism) becomes law.
November, 2001 Karl Rove meets with entertainment executives
to discuss the war on terror and ways that
Talmudwood might work
together with the administration's communications strategy.
Hundreds of millions
of dollars wil be spent on an assortment of media projects specifically
designed to sell "good" news about the invasion and
Marketed as an attempt to unify the American people it
was a strategy that would cement the hold of the transnational elite over the
American people while appearing to be bold and broad initiative to end
The meeting is spearheaded by Karl Rove and
Jack Valenti and organized by Sherry
Lansing of Paramount Pictures. Among those represented at the meeting
were CBS, Viacom, Showtime, Dreamworks, HBO,
and MGM including writers Steven E. DeSouza, David Engelbach, and
directors Joseph Zito, David Fincher, Spike Jonze, Mary Lambert, and Randal
The group, a part of the Institute for Creative
Technologies, was assembled by Army Brigadier General Kenneth Bergquist and
requested to "engage in
apocalyptic brainstorming of the category that has yielded acts of cinematic
February 19, 2002 Although the US government is barred by law
from propagandizing within America, the Pentagon plan of the Office of
Strategic Influence leads to disinformation planted in a foreign news reports
being picked up by American news outlets.
ABC World News This
Today, The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times,
National Public Radio, CNN, USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, and Newsday -
reported that Saddam Hussein had forced the
inspectors out effectively re-writing history with propaganda.
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) - Thug Notes Summary and Analysis
In an early attempt to stamp out dissenting opinions the District
of Columbia police force arrested 120 protestors protesting the war in Iraq. In
a legal settlement reached in the summer of 2007 the District of Columbia
agreed to pay the protestors illegally detained $1 million. 14 other
demonstrators illegally arrested were paid $640,000.
"We have been the
cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away." - Bill
Less than a week later, his show was cancelled by
Online Time Warner
CEO Gerald Levin tells MSNBC that his
America Online has
already helped terror investigators by "providing access to e-mail
"There's an implicit
quid pro quo
the industry seems to be saying to the administration, 'we're
supporting the war
now free us from constraints'." - Jeff Chester,
executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy
2003 French officials formally
complain in letters to the
White House, State
Department, and Congress, that their country is the victim of a campaign of
January 30, 2003, to February
A quantitative study from Fairness & Accuracy in
Reporting (FAIR) conducted concerning ABC World News Tonight,
CBS Evening News,
News, and The News Hour with Jim Lehrer on PBS concludes that of
the 393 on-camera sources who appeared in nightly news stories about Iraq, more
than two-thirds (267) of the guests were from the US and 75% of those (199)
were either current or former government or military officials with only one
expressing skepticism or opposition to the war.
20, 2003 A coalition of countries, principally the United States and
Great Britain, invade Iraq.
The Geneva Conventions forbids the targeting
of civilian installations whether state-owned or not unless they
are being used for military purposes. The broadcasting of propaganda is not
considered military use under the Geneva Conventions.
"The coalition of
the willing" launched missiles at the Iraqi television offices and US media
applaudes the action without a single reference to its illegality.
first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to
write another war plan. Clearly the war planners misjudged the determination of
the Iraqi people." - Peter Arnett
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist
Peter Arnett, an NBC
and National Geographic correspondent in Baghdad, is fired for granting
an interview with state controlled Iraqi television.
NBC reporting career
was turned to ashes because I stated the obvious to Iraq television; that the
US war timetable has fallen by the wayside. I don't want to give aid and
comfort to the enemy I just want to be able to tell the truth." - Peter
Col. Oliver North, Reagan's point man for crisis management and coordinator
of US counterterrorism efforts, a staff member of Ronald Reagan's National
Security Council, and one of the main players of the
Iran-Contra scandal is a frontline "embedded"
war correspondent for Fox.
a former ABC producer,
forged the White House
'message of the day' backdrops and helped design the $250,000 set at the
United States Central Command forward headquarters in Doha, Qatar.
DeServi, a former NBC
cameraman has the title of associate director of communications for
Greg Jenkins a former FoxNews television producer in
Washington is now the director of presidential advance.
Greg Jenkins manages
a small army of staff and volunteers who move days ahead of George Walker Bush
and his entourage to set up the staging of all White House events.
"We pay particular attention to not only what the president says but
what the American people
see." - Dan Bartlett.
January 2, 2006 "Lincoln has also turned to American
scholars and political consultants for advice on the content of the propaganda
campaign in Iraq. Michael
Rubin, a Middle East scholar at the American
Enterprise Institute, said he had reviewed materials produced by the
incorporation." - New York Times
Michael Rubin was political
adviser for the Coalition Provisional Authority (Baghdad), 2003-2004, following
two years (2002-2004) as staff assistant on Iran and Iraq
in the Office of Special Plans in the Office of the Secretary of
"The poll in the summer of 2006 showed that 43% of Americans
continue to believe that Saddam Hussein was personally involved in 911.
The White House misinformation
campaign has been the cornerstone of Bush's political survival. In speech
after speech, Bush and Cheney have done their best to deceive Americans. The
uncourageous media has gone with the flow." - Bill Rolfing
September 22, 2008 "The International Monetary Fund has retained the
major public relations firm Hill & Knowlton for one
year, to boost the international financial institution's "global outreach."
A Hill &
Knowlton press release quotes CEO
Paul Taaffe as saying, "The IMF plays a
crucial role around the world working to stabilize financial markets. H&K's
regional expertise and global network means the firm is ideally suited to
support the IMF."
The firm will also design "customized contact
programs with key opinion formers, influencers and the wider financial and
economic community." - Hill & Knowlton
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