RE: Rumsfeld Says He May Drop New Office of Influence

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Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 14:49:51 GMT

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    >The fact this "new" office got reported in the New York Times is reason
    >enough to disband it- how rubbish is a secret information warfare unit if
    >gets in the press before it gets going?!
    >Of course this kind of thing already exists, and has done for years and
    >years. Philip Knightly's book 'The First Casualty' offers a great
    >historical sweep (recently updated to include Kosovo) of this kind of
    All they're likely to do is rename it The Office of Truth and Moral
    Certainty. No one engaged in modern warfare is going to get rid of the
    propaganda department.


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