Looks like you got voted down by the PsyOps Astroturfing team based at Chicksands.
You've hit the nail on the head, the first caualty of war is truth, every time.
There are many so-called self-styled lobby groups posing as something they're not, a well known example is Amnesty International, these are the same people who didn't like it when Gaddafi was voted human rights champion on their competition, so they pulled it early without an explanation.
They're just another arm of the US military industrial complex. George Orwell would be proud.