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Pentagon Paid Millions for Fake 'Al Qaeda' Videos

Click here for reuse options! How the Pentagon paid a British PR firm $500 million for top secret Iraq propaganda. This article was originally published by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. The Pentagon gave a controversial U.K. PR firm over half a billion dollars to run a top secret propaganda program in Iraq, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism can reveal. Bell Pottinger’s output included short TV segments made in the style of Arabic news networks and fake insurgent videos which could be used to track the people who watched them, according to a former employee.
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