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Cutting Through Media Propaganda on the Battle in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

The corporate media has grossly distorted the battle for Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, which is occupied by extremist Salafi-jihadists funded by Saudi Arabia.

By Ben Norton

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Thirsting for war, CNN’s Jake Tapper turned to strange, shady Syria sources

CNN anchor Jake Tapper promoted 7-year-old girl Bana Alabed and a shady opposition lobbyist as his go-to regime-change talking heads on Syria.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet


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Pundits slam Trump’s biblical language on North Korea, but praise his defense secretary’s genocidal threats

Trump’s supposedly “moderate” Defense Secretary James Mattis threatened North Korea with the “destruction of its people.”

By Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal / AlterNet


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Pundits who helped sell NATO war on Libya push for Trump to lead Syria regime change

Human slaves are now being sold in Libya, after a NATO regime-change war. The corporate media pundits who cheered it on now have their sights on Syria.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet


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Al-Qaeda is attacking major Syrian cities with US weapons – but you wouldn’t know that from the media

Rebranded Syrian al-Qaeda, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, has been attacking Hama and Damascus with US-made weapons — while corporate media whitewash it

By Ben Norton / AlterNet


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Bilal Abdul Kareem, prominent US ‘journalist’ in Syria, serves as mouthpiece for violent extremists

A closer look at the media work of American reporter Bilal Abdul Kareem reveals a pattern of creating sectarian recruitment propaganda for extremist Salafi-jihadist rebels in Syria.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet


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How a Syrian White Helmets leader played Western media

Reporters who rely on the White Helmets’ leader in Aleppo ignore his record of deception and risk manipulation.

By Gareth Porter / AlterNet


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