We know what you should be thinking

Everybody suspected it was happening, but now they're out of the closet...

A $300 million Pentagon psychological warfare operation includes plans for placing pro-American messages in foreign media outlets without disclosing the U.S. government as the source, one of the military officials in charge of the program says.

Run by psychological warfare experts at the U.S. Special Operations Command, the media campaign is being designed to counter terrorist ideology and sway foreign audiences to support American policies.

This wasn't certainly a very pro-american-sentiment-generating start...

(Via Dan Gillmor, who's got a lot of good stuff to say about this.)


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