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Forum Post: Flipping The Script: The Western Media's Syria Propaganda Is Falling Apart

Posted 1 year ago on July 31, 2012, 9:35 p.m. EST by truthistruth (23)
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Flipping The Script: The Western Media's Syria Propaganda Is Falling Apart

What is written in the press is lies. What is hidden in plain view is the truth.

By Saman Mohammadi

July 31, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- Do you remember this guy, Jason Russell? He was the frontman for the short-lived and over-hyped "Kony 2012" propaganda campaign that exploited young people's emotions to popularize a U.S. military invasion of Uganda. After his lies were exposed on the Internet he had a shocking meltdown in public. He ran around naked near traffic lights, smashed his fists on the pavement, and screamed bizarrely. The heavy spirit of Madness conquered his weak will.

The day before his freakish breakdown Russell was idolized in the mainstream press as a saint on a mission to save the children of Africa. His war propaganda documentary about the deceased CIA contractor Joseph Kony became hugely popular on Facebook and other social media outlets. But as soon as his mask came down and his craziness was captured by cameras, the media vultures forgot about his crusade and quickly moved on to the next hot story.

The new story that captured the corrupt Western media's attention was Syria. The conflict was heating up, and the "international community" was being pressed to take action against the country. "Assad is killing his own people," they said, without offering any evidence. "This is the next domino to fall in the Arab Spring, the rebels must be supported and Assad has to step down," so went the propaganda. And yadda yadda. The media's insane lies were repeated for months. Major media channels were engaged in non-stop propaganda warfare to destroy the independent Syrian state and reduce Syrians to slavery.

But then something remarkable and unexpected happened. Some Western journalists began telling the truth about the origins of the conflict, the true motives behind the West's anti-Syria propaganda, and the nature of the unpopular Syrian opposition.

The spell was broken.

In June, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reported that the infamous Houla massacre was committed not by Assad's forces, as it was claimed by the Western media at first, but by the NATO-backed terrorist opposition.

The official narrative about the Syrian conflict fell apart at that point. The moral case for overthrowing Assad was lost because it was based on total lies. The naked aggression by NATO's barbaric pawns against Syrian civilians was clear to see for anyone who was paying attention.

II. The Global Alternative Media Rises: End of Mainstream Propaganda

The establishment media no longer has a monopoly on reality. Official lies are challenged, buried truths are dug up, and objective reality is preserved. The magician's tricks have been revealed by spoilers in the crowd. The global alternative media is rising and it is an engine of peace, liberation, understanding, and sanity.

Even mainstream media figures are forced to admit that they have been lying to the world about nearly everything and that their warmongering views are not mainstream. They are losing their control over the minds of the masses, and like Russell of the Kony 2012 stunt, they are also losing control of their own minds.

In fact, establishment journalists have already gone crazy and lost their grip on reality. Their world is falling down around them and their temporary power is disappearing by the day. Truth is too strong a force. The establishment media is going against the gravity of reality and it is losing the battle.

But not everybody in the Western media has lost their heads and hearts. There are still some respectable and honourable journalists around who place the facts of history above the lies of governments. The writer "b" of MoA writes:

"There seems to be slight turn in the western media coverage of Syria. Here in Germany the press has now more reports showing the "rebels" as what they really are: traveling jihadists and foreign paid rabble. Commentators on the news websites are now mostly highly critical about the usual propaganda pieces and the German government policy of supporting the SNC. There also seems to be a slight shift in international media."

Whereas in the recent past the Western establishment media was all-powerful and its official narratives were unquestioningly accepted by the general public, today its legitimacy is rapidly collapsing and it is failing to make people believe in government lies.

Young consumers of news are looking to the rising global independent media to get the facts about critical issues and conflicts. In the process, their worldview is changing and their government-made beliefs are dying.

The truth about Syria, like the truth about 9/11, can be suppressed for the time being but it cannot be erased from the record of history.

Tony Cartalucci says that Western propaganda against Syria has gotten too out of control and as a result it is falling to pieces. The tangled lies are being exposed before their usefulness can be exploited. Here is an excerpt from Cartalucci's article, "US Treasury: Al Qaeda Runs Syrian "Rebellion":

"Now, it appears that the West's Arab "foreign legion," Al Qaeda, is about to suffer an unprecedented defeat - not at the hands of Western anti-terrorism forces, but at the hands of Syrian troops in the city of Aleppo. In a desperate effort to prevent this, the West is employing a series of desperate strategies ranging from portraying the trapped foreign-fighters committing atrocities inside Aleppo as "pending a certain massacre," to using the very presence of these foreign-fighters as evidence "Al Qaeada" is operating in Syria and must be "stopped" by Western intervention.

It is essential to understand that, as empires have always done, the monolithic corporate-financier interests of the West seek regional hegemony as a step toward global domination, and will say and do anything in order to achieve it. As resistance increases, the West's lies become more difficult to sell, the consistency of their propaganda overtly crumbling. The West, in nearly a single breath, has now claimed FSA fighters are both "Al Qaeda" that need to be eliminated, while also impeding a "massacre" by Syrian forces if something isn't done to save them.

When US President Obama referred to the "depths of depravity" regarding Syrian security operations in Aleppo, he and his script writers do so with the belief that Americans, and the world, are ignorant and disinterested in the truth, and will gladly allow Western foreign policy to once again prey on their emotions and good intentions to sell yet another destructive, self-serving military intervention."

It is strange to hear that Washington is at war with Al-Qaeda in Yemen, and, at the same time, it is an ally of Al-Qaeda in Syria. Only one of these two things can be true. Washington is either at war with Al-Qaeda or it is not.

Washington's sense of logic is funny and twisted, but it is not unique. That's the way of the world. Throughout history, empires first conquer the truth, reality, and human consciousness, and then move their way to resource-rich lands.

The power of an empire is dependent on the cult beliefs and cult personalities that are created to justify its brutal rule at home and abroad.

It is a sign of hope for the world and for the collective life of mankind when the sovereignty of truth overcomes an empire of death, in whatever age in human history.

Saman Mohammadi - Email: truthexcavator@gmail.com - disquietreservations.blogspot.co.uk

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32031.htm

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[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

It is strange to hear that Washington is at war with Al-Qaeda in Yemen, and, at the same time, it is an ally of Al-Qaeda in Syria. Only one of these two things can be true. Washington is either at war with Al-Qaeda or it is not.

or al cada is a made up group of enemy convenience

[-] 1 points by truthistruth (23) 1 year ago

Al-Qaeda - direct translation = "the file"

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

lol

[-] 1 points by MegaCorpBlows (7) 1 year ago

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[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20422) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

yeah-ya - I couldn't get by the yada-yada

"This is the next domino to fall in the Arab Spring, the rebels must be supported and Assad has to step down," so went the propaganda. And yadda yadda. The media's insane lies were repeated for months.

At that point I just stopped reading. I mean, common. A pro Syrian piece, written by a guy [or girl] named Saman Mohammadi

yeah-ya

yeada yeada just isn't credible from these lips . . .

[-] 2 points by fiftyfourforty (1077) from New York, NY 1 year ago

Given that truth is the first casualty in a war it's a safe bet that everyone's lying their asses off about Syria. For sure any NATO involvement has little to nothing to do with the well being of Syrians. That you can take the the bank.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

What the fuck does the reporter's name have to do with it, you dumb shit? The so-called "rebels" have Arab names too, retard.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20422) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

yada yada - I guess you haven't heard of

Do you even know where Syria is?

This story is a plant, probably written by an American, and probably planted at or at least picked up by http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32031.htm with the intent that it be passed along among OWS as a measuring tool.

What is being measured? Sympathy for the Assad regime and the depth of knowledge of the regions history and politics.

That's my take on it. If that is the case there are likely several factual errors in the piece that anyone with intimate knowledge of this issue will spot right away.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Syria is between Iraq and Turkey. Do you know where Turkey is?

If you read the article, you would see it is largely an opinion piece. The limited amount of facts it delves into are sourced.

"This story is a plant, probably written by an American, and probably planted at or at least picked up by http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32031.htm with the intent that it be passed along among OWS as a measuring tool.

What is being measured? Sympathy for the Assad regime and the depth of knowledge of the regions history and politics."

The fact that you think the dozen or so people who regularly post on this site are worth "measuring" makes your theory outlandish.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20422) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

Syria also borders Israel. Do you know where the Golan is? How about Shebaa Farms . . . .

Don't sit there and tell me any pro Syrian commentator, from either side, is going to incorporate yiddish in their commentary.

That's just absurd.

That makes it highly unlikely it was even written by an Arab, period.

You explain it.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Eating a potato pancake doesn't make a person a Zionist. lol

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

potatoes are native american

unless one believes jewish people got to the americas thousands of years ago

[-] -1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

I was making an analogy which seem to have go over your dull head.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

what analogy was that?

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20422) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I take it that means you concede.

Good for you. Smart move.

Go away.

[-] 0 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Let me make it more clear, saying "yada yada" doesn't mean you're a Zionist.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20422) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

Ah, I see. Well, that is true enough.

Yet you over look the fact that this is indeed a sales pitch, - you did yourself call it an opinion piece? - and in sales, there are things that just are not done.

Given the depth of enmity between various ethnicities, the use of yada yada in this instance I do believe counts as one of them.

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