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Did the U.S. waste $7B on cancelled helicopter program?

Tweet: In 2004, the US Government wasted $7 Billion dollars on a new army helicopter program that was cancelled in the same year Verdict: Partly True By Dhabya Al Mehairi Zayed University journalism student This tweet appears to be grounded in reality. A 2004 article from Aviation Week, a trade publication for the airplane business, appears […]

How much does U.S. military spend on advertising?

Tweet: The US military spends $18 billion a year on advertisements (propaganda). Verdict: Mostly False By Leteefa Al Darei Zayed University Journalism Student While the U.S. government does spend a lot of money on military recruitment advertising, it falls far short of the figure cited in this tweet. According to the most recent information, the United […]