portland independent media center  
images audio video
feature article united states

imperialism & war | media criticism | police / legal

Truth Is The First Casualty Of War

From the open publishing newswire: When the former head of CIA's counter-intelligence unit comes out and basically says that there is lying going on for political ends, one must take notice.

"'Basically, cooked information is working its way into high-level pronouncements and there's a lot of unhappiness about it in intelligence, especially among analysts at the CIA,' said Vincent Cannistraro, the CIA's former head of counter-intelligence." (Source: see Guardian story below).

Listen to the entire Scott Ritter speech, delivered in Seattle, Oct. 5. It's an important speech. And remember, he was an intelligence officer, not just a "weapons inspector." [ Read more... ]