The Lies Behind America’s Interventions
No one wants to be manipulated into war. So why do we keep letting it happen?
President George W. Bush with Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense; Colin Powell, Secretary of State, and Vice President Dick Cheney. Photo by Tina Hager, Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library
Official Washington and those associated with it have misrepresented the facts numerous times in the service of military actions that might not otherwise have taken place. In the Middle East, these interventions have killed hundreds of thousands of innocent Arab civilians, brought chaos to Iraq and Libya, and led to the expulsion of a million Christians from communities where they have lived since biblical times.