28 July 2017 — Coldtype
Day: July 28, 2017
Syria: Body Count Comeback
27 July 2017 — FAIR
One of the hoariest methods of modern war propaganda remains the official body count. Government or military officials decisively touting large numbers of enemies killed has long been a surefire way to get credulous or friendly press coverage, despite the fact that the figures cited are routinely presented with no evidence to back them up or context about how they are counting this “enemy.” This dubious practice of body count reporting reached its peak during the Vietnam War, when the US government relied upon this fabulism as a consistent tactic to prop up a failing war effort, as FAIR’s Jeff Cohen recounted (5/6/01):
ICH Headlines 27 July 2017 Mosul: ‘We Killed Everyone – Men, Women, Children’
27 July 2017 — Information Clearing House
Mosul’s Bloodbath: ‘We Killed Everyone – IS, Men, Women, Children’
By MEE Contributor
A cat steals across a ruined street with a piece of fresh meat hanging from its jaws. It is inevitably human.
Electoral Process in Venezuela: “The Best in the World” By Dr. Maria Páez Victor and Edu Montesanti
27 July 2017 — Global Research
The renowned sociologist Maria Páez Victor at Law Commission of Ontario in Canada, deeply analyses the Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly to be voted on July 30, in the context of the Caribbean nation, and speaks on the biggest challenges the Bolivarian Revolution faces today.
Media Mourn End of CIA Killing Syrians and Strengthening Al Qaeda
27 July 2017 — FAIR
The US government has finally announced an end to its years-long program to arm and train Syrian rebels. The initiative, one of the CIA’s largest covert operations, with billions of dollars of funding, fueled mass killing in Syria and significantly prolonged the country’s horrific war. Widely respected experts have also acknowledged that it greatly strengthened murderous extremist groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda.