Why the latest claims against Assad are a pack of lies

April 18, 2017

An excellent summary of the many reasons why Bashar al-Assad’s guilt in the Khan Sheikhoun chemical weapons attack remains seriously open to question.

Also see https://thegreatcritique.wordpress.com/2017/04/06/assad-may-not-be-the-culprit/ and https://thegreatcritique.wordpress.com/2017/04/07/trump-is-shooting-at-the-wrong-opponent/ for more on this subject.

Road To Somewhere Else

By Daniel Margrain

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With a critical public increasingly turning to social media to scrutinize the claims of the mainstream as well as the credibility of the assertions made by the various NGOs and government-funded human rights organisations, it’s arguably becoming more difficult for the corporate press to pass their propaganda off as legitimate news.

This is particularly the case during periods when the establishment pushes for military conflicts. One salutary lesson from the Iraq debacle, is that the public appear not to be so readily fooled. Or are they?

It’s a measure of the extent to which the mass media barely stray from their paymasters tune, that president Trump, with near-unanimous journalistic support, was able to launch an illegal missile strike on Syria on April 7, 2017. Cathy Newman on Channel 4 News (April 10, 2017) stated that the attack on the al-Shayrat airbase was “in retaliation to a sarin…

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