[Marxism] Jordanian Journalist Who Fabricated Syrian Rebel Chemical Weapons Story, Wrote Recent Jerusalem Post Column Extolling Israel

T thomasfbarton at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 23 20:39:04 MDT 2013


"What, if anything, about Yan Barakat/Yahyah Ababneh, is real?"

Perhaps the name was appropriated without permission from someone else politically active:

Yahya Ababneh: https://www.facebook.com/yahyaababneh  

T


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>This may be the best expose yet
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>http://www.richardsilverstein.com/2013/09/23/jordanian-journalist-who-fabricated-syrian-rebel-chemical-weapons-story-likely-fabricated-jerusalem-post-story-as-well/
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>> Jordanian Journalist Who Fabricated Syrian Rebel Chemical Weapons Story,
>> Wrote Recent Jerusalem Post Column Extolling Israel
>>
>>>> I’ve been following the story of a few weeks ago, claiming that Prince
>> Bandar of Saudi Arabia was shipping chemical weapons to the Syria rebels,
>> which they were using on the battlefield.  As so much of the reporting on
>> this subject, this story really stank.  But I didn’t give it much thought
>> until I learned more about the professional histories of both Dale Gavlak,
>> the AP reporter who helped birth the story; and Yahyah Ababneh (aka Yan
>> Barakat) who allegedly “reported” it from Syria.
>>
>> >>
>> What, if anything, about Yan Barakat/Yahyah Ababneh, is real?
>>
>>




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