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Hearts, Minds, and the War Against Terror

- Abstract

The scoop appeared in the New York Times in February: as part of “a new effort to influence public sentiment and policy makers in both friendly and unfriendly countries,” it revealed, the Pentagon was “developing plans to provide news items, possibly even false ones, to foreign media organizations” (emphasis added).

About the Author

Joshua Muravchik, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, is working on a book about Arab and Muslim democrats.