Propaganda In War: The Invasion Of Iraq

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The documentary looks at the evolution of propaganda and the political situation within the U.S. It does a good job in outlining the whole influence propaganda has within war. It also looks at the psychological warfare the U.S. government plays on its citizens. The wars we face abroad are for the most part backed by the American people. The government continues to distort the people’s perceptions of war and uses certain events abroad to promote disinformation. The invasion of Iraq is a key example of the government manipulating certain facts in order to gain the support of the people.

Patriotism is a term wildly used by the government in order to intervene with international affairs. One of the historians within the documentary talked about