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Monday, October 31

Same Shit, Different War

Washington hid damaging Vietnam finding

By Scott Shane in Washington

"The US National Security Agency has kept secret a 2001 finding by its own historian that its officers deliberately distorted critical intelligence during the Tonkin Gulf episode that helped precipitate the Vietnam War. The historian's conclusion was the first serious accusation that the agency's intercepts were falsified to support the belief North Vietnamese ships attacked US destroyers on August 4, 1964, two days after a previous clash".

Tom Feeley has the rest at International Clearing House.

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