Daily Archive: March 6, 2018

Media React to Russian Super-Weapons

Western media reacted as expected to Putin’s state of the nation address, explaining new Russian super-weapons. The NYT headlined “Putin’s ‘Invincible’ Missile Is Aimed at US Vulnerabilities,” saying: Putin “threatened the West with a new generation of nuclear weapons Thursday…sharply escalat(ing) the military invective in the tense relationship between the United States and Russia.” Fact: Putin threatened no one, stressing...

Syria War: What the Mainstream Media Isn’t Telling You about Eastern Ghouta

As Syrian government forces battle Jaysh al-Islam to retake Eastern Ghouta, Western media outlets have totally ignored the atrocities of the insurgents, preferring to blame all the violence on the “regime.” They’re at it again, howling about a town in Syria that’s being retaken by the government. This time it’s Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus and one of the...

US Meddling in Foreign Elections: A CIA Tradition Since 1948

In a shocking display of relative independence from the post-Operation Mockingbird control of the media by the Central Intelligence Agency, a recent article in The New York Times broke with current conventional pack journalism and covered the long history of CIA meddling in foreign elections. A February 17, 2018, article, titled, “Russia Isn’t the Only One Meddling in Elections. We Do It, Too,”...