Saturday, April 22, 2017

The NYT Lying Machine on Syria

The NYT Lying Machine on Syria

by Stephen Lendman

Everything it reports about war in Syria is willful deception, disinformation, and Big Lies - what’s most important to explain suppressed.

Its articles and commentaries read like US administration and Pentagon press releases, responsible journalism abandoned, fake news replacing it.

The Times: “The Syrian government’s response to rebellion, continuing year after year, threatens to normalize levels of state brutality not seen in decades.”

Fact: No “rebellion” occurred, no uprising, no revolution.

Fact: Syria was invaded by ISIS and other US-supported terrorists. No “moderate rebels” exist.

Fact: Washington and its rogue allies want its sovereign independence eliminated, pro-Western puppet rule replacing it - no matter the cost in lives lost, chaos and human misery.

The Times: “The…Security Council is paralyzed…Two weeks (after Trump’s attack on Syria’s Shayrat airbase, its) government, backed by Russia, continues its scorched-earth bombings.”

Fact: Washington’s rage for war prevents responsible Security Council actions on Syria.

Fact: Its military and allied ground forces, greatly aided by Russian air power are responsibly combating US-supported terrorists - monsters responsible for CW attacks and other gruesome atrocities.

The Times: “The conflict began in 2011, with political protests…Syrian security forces cracked down…(S)ome of Mr. Assad’s opponents took up arms. The government responded with mass detentions, torture, starvation sieges and bombing of rebel-held areas.”

Fact: The Obama administration orchestrated war on Syria for regime change. “Assad’s opponents” are US-supported terrorists, cold-blooded killers not “rebels,” responsible for mass slaughter and destruction, aided by Pentagon terror-bombing.

Fact: Claims about government crimes of war and against humanity are fabricated, wanting Assad demonized to enlist public support for regime change.

The Times: “The Geneva Conventions on protecting civilians in wartime - never consistently enforced - are now openly flouted.”

Fact: Washington, NATO, Israel and their rogue allies are responsible for what’s falsely blamed on victims like Assad, his government, nation and others devastated by US imperial viciousness.

Don’t expect The Times or other media scoundrels to explain, consistently on the wrong side of history - supporting made-in-the-USA pure evil instead of responsibly condemning it.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 


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