[Marxism] Cuban press spreads rightwing garbage
nchamah at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 21:14:32 MDT 2013
Why signal out Cuba?
Perhaps you have not been following the Latin American press? Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, are in line with the Cuban position; and Colombia, true to form took the position of non-position, in order to, on the right placate the US and, on the left , its Latin American progressive allies it is courting.
On the topic of bed fellows I was just looking at a picture of Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill at the Yalta Summit in 1945.
On 2013-09-19, at 4:48 PM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
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> On 9/18/13 8:29 PM, Louis Proyect wrote:
>> Maloof told the press that Al Qaeda and Al-Nusra - the armed branch of
>> Al Qaeda in Syria - possess large amounts of sarin gas, a product that
>> entered the country through Turkey and Iraq.
> More on Maloof--the guy that the Cuban press touted as an expert on rebel use of chemical warfare:
> But who is Maloof? According to a Mother Jones investigation, he’s a man with a dubious past who helped spread misinformation about Iraq in 2003, misinformation that ultimately helped make the case to go to war:
> Maloof, a former aide to (Richard Perle) in the 1980s Pentagon, was twice stripped of his high-level security clearances‚ — once in late 2001 and, again,[in the spring of 2003], for various infractions. Maloof was also reportedly involved in a bizarre scheme to broker contacts between Iraqi officials and the Pentagon, channeled through Perle, in what one report called a “rogue [intelligence] operation” outside official CIA and Defense Intelligence Agency channels.
> full: http://www.interpretermag.com/russian-media-conspiracy-theories-and-reading-comprehension-issues/
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