Brussels Bombings Destroy Fiction That All Terrorism Deaths Count as Equal

23 March 2016 — FAIR

Brussels Bombings Destroy Fiction That All Terrorism Deaths Count as Equal

[The same can be said of British media coverage of the carnage and its aftermath in Brussels and Ankara. WB]

When a series of bombs went off at the Brussels airport and in a subway station yesterday, killing 31 people and injuring more than 200, the reaction of the US press was immediate and overwhelming. Every major news outlet turned its website over to coverage of the suicide attacks, often accompanied by live tickers and infographics. “Brussels Attacks Shake European Security” reads the banner headline on today’s New York Times’ front page (3/23/16); the Washington Post (3/22/16) worried that the bombings “made clear that European capitals remain perilously vulnerable despite attempts to dismantle the militant network that perpetrated the worst terrorist attack in Paris in generations last November.” Continue reading

Is the ISIS Behind the Brussels Attacks? Who is Behind the ISIS? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

22 March 2016 — Global Research

Is the ISIS Behind the Brussels Attacks? Who is Behind the ISIS? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Dramatic loss of life in the terror attacks in Brussels: 34 killed and more than 180 wounded according to the latest reports. 

Prior to the conduct of a police investigation, in the hours following the attacks, the Western media went into overdrive, intimating without evidence that the Islamic State (ISIS) operating out of Raqqa, Northern Syria was responsible for the attacks. 

According to the Independent “Isis supporters have been celebrating the Brussels attacks online [social media] as speculation mounts that the group is behind a wave of deadly attacks in the Belgian capital.” Continue reading