The powerful have reasons for wanting to combat what they consider to be “disinformation” — they want their version of the truth to become ours, writes Stavroula Pabst.
Tag: White Helmets
Leaked Docs Expose Massive Syria Propaganda Operation by Western Govt Contractors & Media
The documents also shine light on the British program to train and arm rebel groups, including extremist jihadists, Ben Norton reports.
The Sad Death of James Le Mesurier
He worked in a profession where you can very quickly move from an asset to a liability, writes Craig Murray.
Narrative Managers in Overdrive After Death of White Helmets Founder
Caitlin Johnstone tackles the “lie factory” surrounding James Le Mesurier.
The ‘White Helmets’ Controversy
FROM THE ARCHIVES: As Israel in the past few days helped evacuate 800 “White Helmets” from Syria, en route to Britain and other Western countries, we look back at an article published by Consortium News in Oct. 2016.
Syrian ‘Chemical Victims’ Suffered from Dust Inhalation, Reports Say
A report by the Independent’s veteran Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk quotes doctors in Douma saying victims suffered from dust inhalation and that a member of the White Helmets caused panic by falsely shouting, “Gas!” in a triage center. The…
Syria’s White Helmets Go Global
Syria’s White Helmets have been boosted by the West as a trusted humanitarian organization, but their origins and motives remain murky. Now, the White Helmets effort appears to be spreading to other countries, Caitlin Johnstone notes.
Pursuing Hard Truths in Syria
A U.N. agency says it found sarin in victims of an April 4 attack in Syria, but lack of a plausible weapon and unreliability of pro-rebel witnesses make the pursuit of truth difficult, says WMD expert Scott Ritter at The…
A Flawed UN Investigation on Syria
Exclusive: U.N. investigators increasingly make their conclusions fall in line with Western propaganda, especially on the war in Syria, as occurred in a distorted report about last year’s attack on an aid convoy, explains Gareth Porter.
An Oscar for a Propaganda Flick
Hollywood activists prefer their human rights causes blessed by the U.S. government, which contributed to the dubious Oscar for “The White Helmets” propaganda flick, writes Patrick Hennigsen at 21st Century Wire.