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Truth is irrelevant nowadays. What is important here is what those in powers keep repeating and that will be carved in to the people's brains. Lies about some events during wars in ex YU are still carved in people's brain and some events like Racak (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ra%C4%8Dak_massacre) are very much in dispute but they were "a major factor in NATO deciding to use force against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia". Just an example...I wonder what happened to two journalists from France
They received some support from the French newspapers Le Figaro and Le Monde, which suggested that the KLA could have fabricated evidence. A film crew working for the Associated Press accompanied the Serb forces in Račak for part of 15 January. Two French journalists from the Agence France Press and Le Figaro interviewed the cameramen and saw at least some of the footage, from which they concluded that it was possible that the KLA could have staged the massacre, and that "only a credible international inquiry would make it possible to resolve those doubts." According to the paper,
I wonder what happened to two journalists from France
The journalists cited are Christophe Châtelot of Le Monde and Renaud Girard of Le Figaro (the English wikipedia page incorrectly gives his name as René Girard, but you can check him out on the Serbian wikipedia here).
Châtelot is still with Le Monde as a foreign affairs/war journalist. Girard is a still a foreign affairs/war journalist and chronicler with Le Figaro. Neither of them seems to have suffered any inconvenience as a result of their reporting on Račak.
Everything is not as minutely stage-managed as you think...
Once again truth said is taking casualties. And again no one cares about truth said.
Look, on balance, it appears that the most parsimonious hypothesis is that a Syrian commander "went rogue". It's possible that simultaneously the rebels were u to the Saudi-financed shenanigans reported in the Mint Press article.
In the Neurozone, there can be only one.
it appears that the most parsimonious hypothesis is that a Syrian commander "went rogue"
Couldn't stay way from the technical discussion.
Who Attacked Ghouta?
Summary: The evidence implying a large-scale coordinated attack out of the capability of the opposition is weak. The geolocation of the attack source to military bases is very weak. Actually, a more careful analysis results in locations within rebel held territory. The evidence associating the regime with the use of rockets similar to those used in the August 21st chemical attack is strong. So my conclusion at this point is that while some of the Brown Moses evidence is weak, his ammunition analysis is the only evidence for regime responsibility that withstands scrutiny. In future posts I will compare it to the evidence supporting competing hypotheses.
The arguments are all there after the link. I find the distance simulations of the UMLACA interesting. Hopefully Brown Moses will chime in and some back and forth on the issues can shed more light on what we can know. Though I still suspect what we can know is little and what is covered by fog is large.
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