NewsVoice.se – April 7, 2022
“In war, truth is the first casualty.” This quote has been attributed to Aeschylus, a 6th BCE Greek tragedian noted for his “copious use of imagery, mythic allusion, grand language, wordplay and riddles.” It is only fitting, therefore, that the man who first gave word to the concept of modern-day war-time propaganda would see his quote come to life in the present-day Ukraine.
By Scott Ritter (Twitter) is a former United Nations Weapons Inspector and former Marine Corps Intelligence Officer, author, and analyst. | This article has previously been published on RT.com
The Kiev government and their Western information warfare advisers may have coopted all of Aeschylus’ playwright devices to craft a modern-day tragedy in the Ukrainian town of Bucha that exemplifies the notion of the lie as not just a byproduct, but also a weapon of war.
Read more: The truth about Bucha is out there, but perhaps too inconvenient to be discovered — NewsVoice.se
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