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War Dept. Official Planned Arab Propaganda at San Francisco, Arab Paper Reveals

The disclosure that an expert of the War Department assisted the Arab delegates during their stay at San Francisco is revealed in the Al-Hoda, an Arab daily newspaper published here.

Reporting that the Iraq delegation maintained a special propaganda office at San Francisco, the paper says that this office was headed by Prof. Darwish Al-Heidari, general secretary of the Iraq delegation. “Also in the office were Professor Faris Maloof, head of the Institute for Arab-American Affairs, assisted by Prof. George Barakat, on special leave from the U.S. War Department,” the paper says. It credits the Iraq Minister in Washington with making this arrangement.