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

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Thu May 8 06:29:21 MDT 2014

On 5/7/14 11:28 PM, Charlie wrote:
> 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.

Charlie, you seem capable of expressing fleshed-out ideas on Piketty. Is 
there some mental block that makes you capable of making the case for 
continued Baathist rule, which is clearly the intent of this post and 
prior ones as well? Let's not be coy, shall we.

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