Sunday, March 4, 2012

The Syria Narrative

The LRC Blog's Daniel McAdams and Charles Featherstone have two must-read posts on the subject — Western Lies, Bloodlust, and Hypocrisy: The Syrian Endgame and What Happens in Homs...

"The mainstream Western media relies for virtually all of its information regarding events in Syria on... advocacy/propaganda outlets with shadowy connections to Western governments and their self-described agenda is to bring down the Syrian government," reminds Mr. McAdams. "A normal person with normal intelligence would automatically view any information disseminated by such a group as suspicious — particularly as none of them are actually based in Syria," he writes, citing "the kind of reporting that for any student of basic journalism would throw up an ocean of red flags."

In the second piece, this "curious question for interventionists of all stripes regarding Syria" is posed by Mr. Featherstone: "What is the difference between what the Syrian army did in Homs and what the U.S. military did in Fallujah? And why?"

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Blogger Steve Hayes said...

What is the difference between what the Syrian army did in Homs and what the U.S. military did in Fallujah? And why?

Good question.

March 6, 2012 at 1:35 AM  

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