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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of

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What did Robert McNamara have to say about the Tonkin Gulf resolution?

What did Robert McNamara have to say about the Tonkin Gulf resolution? trying to write a political science paper but I can't seem to nail down what McNamara had to say about the resolution. submitted by aFatalStabbing [link] [comment] Source:

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Saw this in my local Safeway in BC Canada. Does GC mean Gulf Coast or something else? I asked the deli person and she wasn’t able to get an answer for me. Note the huge price difference.

Saw this in my local Safeway in BC Canada. Does GC mean Gulf Coast or something else? I asked the deli person and she wasn’t able to get an answer for me. Note the huge price difference. http://i.imgur.com/KIiAO9v.jpg In the

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TIL that congressional approval for the first Gulf War was effected by the testimony of a Kuwaiti nurse who claimed to have witnessed Iraqi soldiers pulling babies out of incubators and throwing them on the floor to die. This never happened. The nurse was not a nurse. She was coached by a PR firm.

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TIL that congressional approval for the first Gulf War was effected by the testimony of a Kuwaiti nurse who claimed to have witnessed Iraqi soldiers pulling babies out of incubators and throwing them on the floor to die. This never

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TIL that on its way back from deployment in the Persian Gulf in 2002, the aircraft carrier USS John Stennis stopped in Freemantle, Australia, where her sailors wore out the sex workers at a local brothel, forcing it to close temporarily.

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TIL that on its way back from deployment in the Persian Gulf in 2002, the aircraft carrier USS John Stennis stopped in Freemantle, Australia, where her sailors wore out the sex workers at a local brothel, forcing it to close

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YSK the Gulf of Tonkin incident is NOT an example of a conspiracy theory that turned out to be true.

YSK the Gulf of Tonkin incident is NOT an example of a conspiracy theory that turned out to be true. Good comment explaining why Wikipedia article submitted by tune4jack [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know

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