[Marxism] Opposition overstated number of victims of Sarin attack in Syria

Charlie charles1848 at sbcglobal.net
Wed May 7 21:28:50 MDT 2014


Gareth Porter: "The data suggest that the Syrian opposition and its 
external supporters had vastly exaggerated the scope and severity of the 
attack [of Aug. 21, 2013]." Many details given, mostly from U.N. sources.
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/05/07/u-n-probe-chief-doubtful-on-syria-sarin-exposure-claims/

He does _not_ speculate that minimizing actual damage while 
misrepresenting its severity would be consistent with the conclusions of 
Seymour Hersh.




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