How Useful Is Propaganda?

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The government has acknowledged that it pays Iraqi journalists and newspapers to print favorable articles. And the Pentagon recently launched a plan to place pro-American messages in foreign media without disclosing the source. Are certain propaganda tactics more harmful than helpful?


Mark Mazzetti, Los Angeles Times defense correspondent

Lt. Col. Charles Krohn, retired Army public affairs officer

Daniel Kuehl, professor at The National Defense University



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