Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara indicates on a map where U.S. Navy aircraft made strikes at North Vietnamese PT boats and their shore bases in retaliation for the two attacks on American craft in the Gulf of Tonkin at a Pentagon news briefing, Aug. 5, 1964, Washington, D.C. The account came within hours of an announcement by Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson of the decision to hit back hard in reply to the attacks. (AP Photo)

Daniel Ellsberg: US Will Repeat Old Mistakes And It’s ‘Not Going To Eliminate ISIS’

Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg compared President Bush’s claims about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq to the infamous Gulf of Tonkin incident that ignited the Vietnam War.

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