The Pentagon paid a controversial UK PR firm over half a billion dollars to run a top secret propaganda program in Iraq. Martin Wells describes here how he was haplessly entrapped into working this job
for Wells Pottinger.
He describes how, working out of the super secure Baghdad Camp Victory headquarters, he helped to produce short TV segments made to look as if they’d been created by Arab news networks.
They also made fake insurgent videos, all of which were encoded and tracked online, using Google Analytics*, to study the people who watched this content.
The PR firm, Bell Pottinger reported to the Pentagon, the CIA and the National Security Council during their 5-year stint Iraq.
* Forbidden Knowledge TV does not use Google Analytics to track its viewers.