The CIA’s sources and methods in Hollywood
VICE News has a revealing story about the CIA, with the help of the Obama White House, used Hollywood to sell the idea of torture in the Oscar winning movie Zero Dark Thirty.
The movie, VICE observers, “stongly suggested that the use of torture led the agency to bin Laden, a narrative that current and former CIA officials promoted in numerous op-eds and interviews after bin Laden was killed. That the narrative was so prominently featured in ZDT angered Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Democratic chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who fired off a letter to the president of Sony Pictures objecting to what she called a ‘false narrative.’
Here’s how the story begins: …