Article On Ron Paul Institute Website Calls Paris Attacks A ‘False Flag’

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, gestures during a campaign stop in Manchester, N.H., Monday Dec. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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The Ron Paul Institute For Peace and Prosperity on Wednesday published an article on its website suggesting the recent attacks in Paris that left 17 dead were “a false flag operation.”

The term “false flag” is used to describe a covert operation by a government that is disguised as terrorism, supposedly to stoke tensions or justify international or domestic aggression.

“Once again we see the US print and TV media serving as a ministry of propaganda for Washington,” wrote Paul Craig Roberts in the article, which was originally published on his own website. “In place of investigation, the media repeats the government’s implausible story.”

Roberts wrote that the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo “has many of the characteristics of a false flag operation.” He speculated that the U.S. perpetrated the attack to bring France under greater American control.

“Clearly, France was showing too much foreign policy independence,” Roberts wrote. “The attack on Charlie Hebdo serves to cow France and place France back under Washington’s thumb.”

Paul himself has gotten into hot water for publishing Roberts in the past, particularly over a post in which the author suggests the U.S. government carried out the 9/11 attacks.

h/t Reason

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  1. It’s entertaining to see the Paulistas insist that the US government is too incompetent to trust while simultaneously arguing that it’s competent enough to stage a terrorist attack.

  2. AnotHEr faLSE fLAG operATION to sTOKE fears OF TERRORism SO theY can implement UN Plan 21, TAKE our GUNS, and MOVE us TO FEMA INternment CAMPS. HOW are WE GOING to proTECT ourselves TERRORists, FEMA, the UN or the Government WITHOUT gUNS? YOU’ll get A BELLY fuLL of lead IF YOU trY to take MY guns UNAMericaN LIBtards!!!11!!one1!1!1!

  3. 'SaY NO tO SOCilAllIsTIC uToPIAry!111!!one!!

  4. Based on what I’ve read over the past six years, Obama is the all-time leader in false flag operations; he must carry out one a week.

    It makes you wonder how he finds time to play all of that golf that his critics claim takes up all of his time.

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