Posts Tagged ‘Gulf of Tonkin Resolution’

Daniel Ellsberg and Gareth Porter discuss the late-Secy. of Defense Robert McNamara’s role in hiding evidence regarding the Gulf of Tonkin Incident used to grant LBJ  authorization to use military force in Vietnam without a formal declaration of war. Mr. Ellsberg discusses the intelligence operations in North Vietnam to provoke blowback, the “Pentagon Papers” he leaked, and false-flag operations. (more…)