Why DemocracyNow.org lies?

Why Democracy Now ( DN ) lies on Syria?

It may be true the Assad Regime is complicit in crimes. But, attributing to it more crimes that it done has no excuse. DN knows very well that nearly without exceptions, US actions towards Syria, Iran, Iraq are dishonesty, coups, bribing authorities, covert operations which are either done secretly or camouflaged as a promotion of democracy. US does not intend to change this course simply because there is no apology for any of action it made during 60 years. One who always lies, is not expected to change overnight.

For the start up, we can look here: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/02/rfk-jr-why-arabs-dont-trust-america-213601?o=1

Now about DN. Please look below. My comments start with ***.

Case I.

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/4/20/headlines/syria_regime_airstrikes_kill_40_partial_ceasefire_collapses
APRIL 20, 2016
Syria: Regime Airstrikes Kill 40; Partial Ceasefire Collapses

This feels like a straight lie. It is unproven who made the “strikes”, but the title makes an impression that it is proven, and proven that SAA did this. Pretending that non-proven thing is proven is a direct lie.

If to read further:
DN: “… The strikes are the latest in a series of ceasefire violations by the Assad regime…..”
Who said that Assad made this violation? No one. DN just invented this by paraphrasing Kirby’s article:
“…U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby confirmed Tuesday’s strikes were likely carried out by Assad’s forces and that strikes compromise the ongoing Geneva peace talks….”
First note, “confirmed” contradicts with “likely”. The entire phrase makes an “confirming” impression, at the same time, trying to avoid being caught in straight lie by saying
“likely”.

Here is where DN bases its conclusion:
John Kirby: “It is our understanding at this time that it was most likely regime forces, but information is still coming in. Obviously, when there still continues to be violations of the cessation and there continues to still be people that are being barrel-bombed and gassed and denied basic food, water and medicine, that makes it very difficult for the opposition to participate fully in these talks.”

So even the spokesman of US ( which, as we know for 60 years, avoids the truth ) is afraid to confirm “Assad did it”, but DN already jumps to this condemning conclusion.

Here are more tricks in Kirby’s article:

John Kirby: “It is our understanding at this time that it was most likely regime forces, but information is still coming in. … ”
*** Yes, Kirby must say this because he does not have information and should be not caught in lying.

“… Obviously, when there still continues to be violations of the cessation and there continues to still be people that are being barrel-bombed and gassed
and denied basic food, water and medicine, … ”

*** it slides to make an impression that the guilt of violation is on SAA. About chemical attacks: it make no sense for SAA do this.
Why SAA will do suicidal things to discredit political image of own regime?
Only Western auditorium targeted and brainwashed by such propaganda can believe in such kiddish things.

“… that makes it very difficult for the opposition to participate fully in these talks….”
*** this seems illogical and wrong. Talks are in Europe, how violence in Syria can prevent opposition in participation? This also increases impression that
opposition is not the one who is responsible in continued violence.

DN:
“Earlier this week, the main opposition group pulled out of the Geneva peace talks, citing ceasefire violations by Assad’s regime and “no real will for a political solution.”
*** This is an another illogical statement. Increased violence is not the reason to stop talking.

After all, the traditional US dishonesty at the crime level, make it reasonable to believe that these “air attacks” and “chemical attacks” are false flags crafted by US or it’s allies.

Case II.

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/4/29/headlines/state_department_condemns_assad_s_attack_on_aleppo_hospital
State Department Condemns Assad’s Attack on Aleppo Hospital
APRIL 29, 2016

Presenting non-confirmed information as confirmed is a lie.
It would be not a lie if titled as: “State Department Condemns Attack on Aleppo Hospital”
This is the second lie in 10 days. Hard to believe that DN did this information distortion accidentally.

Attacking Hospital is outstanding crime and it is really bad that DN plays disinformation in such bitter topic.

PS:
There is good chance that, this “news” about “hospital” is a really false flag: … look here … ( Sweden? article )
http://www.proletaren.se/utrikes-mellanostern/aleppo-has-been-under-fire-terrorists-four-years

In next days, I did not see any proofs who did the attack. The topic somehow disappeared from the news. Quite typical,
news made accusations and then nobody cares what it really was. Sad to see, that DN joined the standard US media brainwashing model.

DN makes a great job and, for years, it was the only web-site with honest news for me in US.
The mental discipline is one of the DN strengths. Why to break it?
It is very alarming that DN is so negligent in regards to Syria news.

And few words about image of Assad. This image has been created by the US-propaganda machine. DN knows very well how it works.
Possible good place to start is here: http://acloserlookonsyria.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Main_Page

Konstantin Kirillov.
Chicago, IL.

PS:
Here is a full text of DN article I. It has not link to Kirby’s text:
http://www.democracynow.org/2016/4/20/headlines/syria_regime_airstrikes_kill_40_partial_ceasefire_collapses

In Syria, the partial ceasefire between Bashar al-Assad’s regime and opposition groups has collapsed, after airstrikes killed about 40 people in a crowded market in the rebel-held town of Maarat al-Noaman in Idlib province. The market had been the site of protests against the Assad regime in recent weeks. The strikes are the latest in a series of ceasefire violations by the Assad regime. U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby confirmed Tuesday’s strikes were likely carried out by Assad’s forces and that strikes compromise the ongoing Geneva peace talks.

John Kirby: “It is our understanding at this time that it was most likely regime forces, but information is still coming in. Obviously, when there still continues to be violations of the cessation and there continues to still be people that are being barrel-bombed and gassed and denied basic food, water and medicine, that makes it very difficult for the opposition to participate fully in these talks.”

Earlier this week, the main opposition group pulled out of the Geneva peace talks, citing ceasefire violations by Assad’s regime and “no real will for a political solution.”

There is no link to Kirby’s text.
–Apparently this is this citation:
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2016/04/255961.htm#SYRIA

John Kirby
Spokesperson
Daily Press Briefing
Washington, DC
April 19, 2016
MR KIRBY: We’ve seen the reports of that. It is our understanding at this time that it was most likely regime forces, but information’s still coming in. So I want to be a little careful here on how I couch that. And it has been – as we’ve said, by and large, the majority of the violations have been by the regime. We have reason to believe at this point that that was the case with this particular bombing.
….
Now to your point, Elise, obviously, when there still continues to be violations of the cessation and there continues to still be people that are being barrel-bombed and gassed and denied basic food, water, and medicine, that makes it very difficult for the opposition to participate fully in these talks – and we understand that – which is why the cessation was so important, to have it in place. And I would remind you that while we – I’m certainly not going to walk you away from the notion that there have been additional violations in the last week or so – the violence has increased from what it was a week ago – it is still dramatically down from what it was just a couple months ago before the cessation, to the degree – and I think Mr. de Mistura said it was about 70 percent; where it had been 80 to 90 percent reduction in violence, it’s now about 70.
–the end of citation

–Citing for Case II:
DN:
The U.S. State Department has condemned Wednesday’s airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders-supported hospital in Syria. The organization says the airstrike killed at least 50 people, including doctors, nurses and patients. On Thursday, State Department spokesperson John Kirby said the airstrike was likely carried out by the Syrian regime.

John Kirby: “We obviously find this attack reprehensible in every possible way. We’re looking at dozens, if not several dozens, of casualties in this strike on what was clear that was a medical facility. The details and the circumstances of the attack are still coming in, but it sure bears all the hallmarks of the kinds of strikes that the regime has done in the past on treatment facilities and, frankly, on first responders.”

Kirby’s citing:
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2016/04/256700.htm

John Kirby
Spokesperson
Daily Press Briefing
Washington, DC
April 28, 2016
….
Now just briefly before we start, I want a quick note on this airstrike, which I know many of you have covered or have asked about, in Aleppo on a Doctors Without Borders hospital. And I want to preface this by saying I think you’re going to hear something more specific from the Secretary soon on this. But I didn’t want to relinquish the podium at the outset without mentioning that we’re obviously – find this attack reprehensible in every possible way. We’re looking at dozens, if not several dozens, of casualties in this strike on what was clear that was a medical facility. The details and the circumstances of the attack are still coming in, but it sure bears all the hallmarks of the kinds of strikes that the regime has done in the past on treatment facilities and, frankly, on first responders.

So once again, we call on the regime to cease these absolutely senseless attacks, which are, of course, violations of the cessation of hostilities

–End of Citing for Case II.

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