The New York Times > Washington > Hearts and Minds: Pentagon Weighs Use of Deception in a Broad Arena
"Critics of the proposals say such deceptive missions could shatter the Pentagon's credibility, leaving the American public and a world audience skeptical of anything the Defense Department and military say - a repeat of the credibility gap that roiled America during the Vietnam War."
Yeah, we can't have THAT. Oh wait. We have that.