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03-04-2006, 06:07 PM
4 March Los Angeles Times - Military Will Keep Planting Articles in Iraq (http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-infowar4mar04,1,5394982.story?coll=la-headlines-world).

The U.S. military plans to continue paying Iraqi newspapers to publish articles favorable to the United States after an inquiry found no fault with the controversial practice, the top U.S. general in Iraq said Friday.

Army Gen. George W. Casey said the internal review had concluded that the U.S. military was not violating U.S. law or Pentagon guidelines with the information operations campaign, in which U.S. troops and a private contractor write pro-American articles and pay to have them planted without attribution in Iraqi media...