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Syria: Truth v Lies on Chemical Weapons Use

By Stephen Lendman
August 22, 2013

Churchill was right saying “(a) lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”

Today it circulates instantly. It does so virtually everywhere.

Nazi Reich Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels said:

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

(T)ruth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”

Media scoundrels understand. So do duplicitous leaders. Fingers point the wrong way. They do so with disturbing regularity.

In July, Washington accused Syria of chemical weapons use. No evidence whatever suggested it. Big Lies repeat.

New allegations surfaced. Ghouta was attacked. The incident was strategically timed. It came with UN investigators present in Syria. Doing so raises obvious red flags. Don’t expect media scoundrels to explain.

An unnamed senior US official said:

“There are

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