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Reports about the Atlantic Council at investigative journalism website The Grayzone

Syria war lobby that hosted genocide advocate campaigns to censor book exposing its operations

Neocon-backed pro-war lobby group the Syrian American Council pressured the independent DC bookstore Politics and Prose to “postpone” an event with anti-intervention journalist and Grayzone founder Max Blumenthal.

By Ben Norton

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ShamiWitness: How Bellingcat and neocons collaborated with ISIS’ most influential propagandist on Twitter

Top Syria regime-change hustlers and media “experts,” from Bellingcat to pro-war journalists, helped transform the @ShamiWitness account from a foreign Salafi-jihadist recruiter into a credible “ISIS expert.”

By Mark Ames


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How neocon Michael Weiss went from hosting Islamophobic rallies with far-right hate queen Pamela Geller to lobbying for Islamist rebels in Syria

Regime-change fanatic Michael Weiss started his career as a Muslim-bashing neocon who organized rallies with far-right Islamophobe Pamela Geller, before rebranding as an anti-Russia CNN pundit lobbying for Islamist rebels in Syria.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet’s Grayzone Project

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US-Funded Atlantic Council Shills for Pro-NATO Autocrats While They Brutalize Protesters

As it whitewashes Erdogan and other pro-NATO autocrats, the US government-funded top DC think tank the Atlantic Council rakes in money from Turkey and other authoritarian states.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet

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