5,636. 2/19/2004

Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith’s Office of Special Plans (OSP) ” ‘pushed an agenda on Iraq,’ said [retired Air Force Lt. Col. Karen] Kwiatkowski [in a February 19, 2004 interview], ‘and they developed pretty sophisticated propaganda lines which were fed throughout government, to the Congress, and even internally to the Pentagon–to try and make this case of immediacy, this case of severe threat to the United States. …They did have, obviously, bits of intelligence in them, but they were created to propagandize.’ The group especially targeted the doubters and nonbelievers from the CIA to the Secretary of State. ‘This was creatively produced propaganda spread not only through the Pentagon but across a network of policymakers,’ said Kwiatkowski. ‘OSP needed to convince the remaining holdovers.’ ”

 – James Bamford, A Pretext for War, Pages 315-316

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