Hollywood is no stranger to war propaganda but the U.S. Establishment saw no need to wait for an actual war before sending Morgan Freeman out to tell Americans that they “have been attacked” and are “at war” with Russia–whose sin has been an “attack” on the U.S. petrodollar.
“Secret” documents from the Reagan administration show how the U.S. embedded “political action,” i.e., the manipulation of foreign governments, in ostensibly well-meaning organizations.
“Secret” documents, recently declassified by the Reagan presidential library, reveal senior White House officials reengaging a former CIA “proprietary,” The Asia Foundation, in “political action,” an intelligence term of art for influencing the actions of foreign governments. The documents from 1982 came at a turning-point