Books: The Propaganda War & Terrorism and Philosophy

Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush’s War on Iraqby Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber.

The World Today Updated 21 October 2020 Published 1 August 2003 3 minute READ

Philip Taylor

Director, Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds

Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush’s War on Iraqby Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber.
Published by Robinson, 2003, 224 pages, £6.99

A Delicate Balance: What Philosophy Can Tell Us About Terrorismby Trudy Govier.
Published by Westview Press, 2002. 192 pages, £16.50 

(Philip Taylor) Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush’s War on Iraq
by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber. Published by Robinson, 2003, 224 pages, £6.99

Now that the second battle of the so-called ‘war’ against terrorism has been won in Iraq, following the success of the first in Afghanistan, we are beginning at last to see the ramifications of the Bush doctrine.

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