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    Claudius Bombarnac, protectspice

    and we should know soon if it actually takes place. This is by way of Voltairenet.org, an article written by Thierry Meyssan.

    Below are a few paragraphs from the article which claims that NATO will soon have a vast disinformation system up and running in Syria.

    In a few days, perhaps as early as Friday, June 15, at noon, the Syrians wanting to watch their national TV stations will see them replaced on their screens by TV programs created by the CIA. Studio-shot images will show massacres that are blamed on the Syrian Government, people demonstrating, ministers and generals resigning from their posts, President Al-Assad fleeing, the rebels gathering in the big city centers, and a new government installing itself in the presidential palace.

    This operation of disinformation, directly managed from Washington by Ben Rhodes, the US deputy national security adviser for strategic communication, aims at demoralizing the Syrians in order to pave the way for a coup d’etat. NATO, discontent about the double veto of Russia and China, will thus succeed in conquering Syria without attacking the country illegally. Whichever judgment you might have formed on the actual events in Syria, a coup d’etat will end all hopes of democratization.

    The Arab League has officially asked the satellite operators Arabsat and Nilesat to stop broadcasting Syrian media, either public or private (Syria TV, Al-Ekbariya, Ad-Dounia, Cham TV, etc.) A precedent already exists because the Arab League had managed to censure Libyan TV in order to keep the leaders of the Jamahiriya from communicating with their people. There is no Hertz network in Syria, where TV works exclusively with satellites. The cut, however, will not leave the screens black.

    The article is very detailed and does not hesitate to name names.

    Thierry writes that this operation has a double intent, one of spreading false information and the second which aims at censuring all possible responses.

    If true we could see reports of this same disinformation in the establishment media.

    Orwell - "Political language ... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable"

    by truong son traveler on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 09:00:59 AM PDT

    •  I did a little checking on Thierry Meyssan. (0+ / 0-)

      From Wikipedia we have:

      On 22 August 2011, Meyssan while stuck at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli, reported live, by voice, to the Russian television network Russia Today. He claimed that, contrary to other reports, Gaddafi forces had driven the rebels from most of the city.
      In that case either he had no clue what he was talking about or he was a Qaddafi mouth piece. Remember Baghdad Bob?

      Here is more of what he had to say about Libya 16 August 2011:

      Five months into the bombing campaign, it is no longer possible to believe the initial official version of the events and the massacres attributed to the "Gaddafi regime"
      Now they keep finding mass graves in the desert and the evidence of Qaddafi massacres are overwhelming. He was covering for Qaddafi then as he covers for Assad now. Judging from how often he is on Russia Today, he is almost certainly being paid by them.
      They still believe, in fact, that in February the "Gaddafi regime" crushed the protests in Benghazi with brutal force and bombed civilian districts in Tripoli, while the Colonel himself was warning of "rivers of blood" if his compatriots continued to challenge his authority.

      During my two months’ investigation on the ground, I was able to verify that these accusations were pure propaganda intoxication, designed by the NATO powers to create the conditions for war, and relayed around the world by their television media, in particular Al-Jazeera, CNN, BBC and France24.

      Except now there is plenty of evidence of Qaddafi's war crimes.

      This one is my favorite:

      Every Friday, a large demonstration in support of the regime is organized in a different city and all experts are unanimous in considering that Colonel Gaddafi enjoys at least 90% of popular support in Tripolitania and 70% across the entire country, including the "rebel" areas.
      You can can it instead of putting his guy forward in defense of yet another brutal dictator. He simply lies too much.

      Remember history, Clay Claiborne, Director Vietnam: American Holocaust - narrated by Martin Sheen

      by Clay Claiborne on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 01:06:29 PM PDT

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