Here is an EXCELLENT analysis of the lies told by the US to justify five of its wars of aggression, starting with the invasion of Panama in 1989:
Note well that although everyone is now whining about Trump's alleged destruction of our so-called "free press", these lies have been published without question by the US mainstream media for at least 30 years. Why do they allegedly care about them now?
Get it through your heads - there is no "free press" in America. The wartime censorship which started in WWII was never lifted, and creation of the CIA turned it into an art form.