Apparatus of Lies

(White House) In December 1998, when UN weapons inspector Dr. Richard Spertzel became exasperated by Iraqi evasions and misrepresentations, he confronted Dr. Rihab Taha, the woman the Iraqis identified as the head of their biological weapons program, and asked her directly, "You know that we know you are lying. So why do you do it?" She replied, "Dr. Spertzel, it's not a lie when you are ordered to lie." Apparatus of Lies is a U.S. government report discussing the lies that Iraq has used to promote its propaganda and disinformation.

2003-01-23 00:00:00

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