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Exploitation of Children in Propaganda War Against Syria Continues

In December 2016, filmmakers in Egypt were arrested in the process of staging an Aleppo video with two children: the girl was meant to look injured, and the boy was to vilify both Russia and Syria. Even the corporate media reported on it, including: “The girl’s dress, covered in red paint, was what caught the …

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Fake News? Nobody Beats the Western Media

I love the western Ziomedia. Not for what they write, but for showing their true face. Finally. After decades of pretending like they have some high professional or ethical standards, after years and years of pseudo-objective reporting, these folks have finally dropped their masks and are showing their true face. We already saw the hysterical, …

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The Weaponization of Information in the War of Terror

Within hours of the bombing at Manchester Arena last month, police had identified the lone wolf suicide bomber they alleged was behind the attack. Mere hours after that, the independent online media had compiled a list of the many questions and problems with the official narrative of the event: that it was American intelligence, not …

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Meet Aylan & Omran: Child Victims Used for Syrian War Propaganda

In September 2015, a young boy was found washed up on a beach in Turkey. Photos of Aylan Kurdi's lifeless body were quickly splashed across mass media, much the same way that Omran Daqneesh's photo inside an ambulance would also be disseminated. Accusations of responsibility were hurled at the Syrian government, and leaders from Western …

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The Relentless Pulse of Pro-Israel Propaganda in Our Lives

There are times when one can only nod in admiration the ability of Israel and its small but influential set of supporters around the world to implant wholly deceptive and self-serving narratives at the highest levels of the western media system. Two nights ago, while crawling along the darkened byways of the Hudson Valley, I …

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Mosul’s “Liberation”: Another Fallujah, Dresden or Hiroshima?

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli. — Howard Zinn, 1922-2010 When the US, UK and their fellow destroyers of nations embarked in October last year on erasing Iraq’s ancient Mosul in order to save it, did they reflect on the enormity of the …

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Propaganda Feeds Fear and Loathing

A newspaper headline on May 8 informed the British public that «Putin sends three warships to Latvian waters in the Baltic Sea in latest challenge to NATO» and although the message was clear enough, it was also an instance of misinformation, which is defined as «false or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately intended to deceive». The newspaper in …

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