Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Syria - worth noting

We didn't go to war in Syria, but this is nevertheless worth noting.

"...buried on page 8, below the fold, 18 paragraphs into a story under the not-so-eye-catching title, “New Study Refines View Of Sarin Attack in Syria.”.... the Times’ “vector analysis” – showing the reverse flight paths of two missiles intersecting at a Syrian military base – has collapsed..."
"....few Americans knew about these challenges to the Official Story because the mainstream U.S. news media had essentially blacked them out. When renowned investigative reporter Seymour Hersh composed a major article  citing skepticism within the U.S. intelligence community regarding the Syrian government’s guilt, he had to go to the London Review of Books to get the story published."