Thursday, May 21, 2009

US Colonel Advocates US 'Military Attacks' on 'Partisan Media' in Essay for Neocon, Pro-Israel Group JINSA

“The point of all this is simple: Win,” writes Col. Ralph Peters. “In warfare, nothing else matters. If you cannot win clean, win dirty. But win.”

by Jeremy Scahill

".......A new report for a leading neoconservative group which pushes a belligerent "Israel first" agenda of conquest in the Middle East suggests that in future wars the US should make censorship of media official policy and advocates "military attacks on the partisan media." (H/T MuzzleWatch) The report for JINSA, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, was authored by retired US Army Colonel Ralph Peters. It appears in JINSA's "flagship publication," The Journal of International Security Affairs. "Today, the United States and its allies will never face a lone enemy on the battlefield. There will always be a hostile third party in the fight," Peters writes, calling the media, "The killers without guns:"........"

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