[Marxism] Fwd: Another Provocation on Suspected Chemical Attacks in Syria Denounced

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri May 5 11:57:32 MDT 2017

(It has been a while since I checked Prensa Latina, the Cuban news 
agency for English readers that Walter Lippmann used to crosspost when 
he was a subscriber. Frankly, I haven't been following Cuban politics 
too closely for a couple of years at least. But this item is truly 
disgusting. It is even more outrageously conspiratorial than anything I 
have seen on Global Research, stating that the sarin attack in Khan 
Sheikhoun did not happen at all and that it was staged like a movie. I 
should add that the reporting is so muddled that it is difficult to 
understand the point it is trying to make. And I spend 30 years 
defending Cuba as a beacon for the left? God help us.)


Another Provocation on Suspected Chemical Attacks in Syria Denounced
Damascus, May 5 (Prensa Latina)

The Syrian press has widely reported information published in several 
media about the manipulation the Al Jazeera channel did on alleged 
chemical attacks in this country.

The information provided by a source who asked for anonymity for 
possible reprisals, indicates that a Qatari channel team recently filmed 
in areas of the towns of Saraqeh, Erich and Yisr Shugur, in the Syrian 
province of Idleb.

According to the data, 30 fire trucks, ambulances and 70 residents of 
these localities, including children, were brought in from nearby 
refugee camps, which were given $1,000 Syrian pounds and food packages.

In the films takes, in addition to the usual chambers, they used a 
quadricopter, a dron of four propellers whose operation is somehow 
complex due to the mixture of mechanical, electrical and computer 

For experts and specialists in the subject, a 'scary' spectacle was set 
to compensate for the technical defects that were misused in Jan 
Sheijun, also in Idleb province.

Complaints in that regard indicate that the video will be publicized and 
posted on the Internet in the coming days amid negotiations in the 
Kazakh capital and when negotiating efforts to seek peace in Syria are 

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