#Fakenews Storm As Rebel Aleppo Vanishes
By Moon Of
have not ever experienced a #fakenews onslaught as
today. Every mainstream media and agency seems to have
lost all inhibitions and is reporting any rumor claim
regarding the liberation of east-Aleppo as fact.
pro-government forces have been entering homes in
eastern Aleppo and killing those inside, including
women and children, the UN says.
UN's human rights office said it had
reliable evidence that in four areas 82 civilians
were shot on sight.
1. A UN human
rights office does not exists. What the BBC means is the
of the U.N. High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR).
That commissioner is the Jordanian Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al
Hussein, a Hashemite educated in the UK and U.S. and a
relative of the Jordanian dictator king. That is
relevant to note as Jordan is heavily involved in the
supporting the "rebels" against the Syrian government.
2. The office
has not "said" that "82 civilians were shot" or other
such gruesome stuff. It said that there were "sources"
that have "reports" that such happened. From
its press statement today:
Multiple sources have reports
that tens of civilians were shot dead yesterday in
al-Ahrar Square in al-Kallaseh neighbourhood, and
also in Bustan al-Qasr, by Government forces and
their allies, including allegedly the Iraqi al-Nujabaa
claiming that "multiple sources have reports" of XYZ,
without revealing neither the "sources" nor the
provenance of the alleged "reports" of XYZ, certainly
does not translate into "The UN said XYZ happened."
I find it
irresponsible that the OHCHR even mentions such
unverified stuff in its press conferences. But it is
even more irresponsible that the BBC then uses a "UN
says ..." headline and intro about such rumors
especially without any further qualification in the rest
of its "reporting".
Again - the UN
only says that it knows of such reports. It does not
verify or vouches for these. Still the usual
"humanitarian" influence operations,
like Amnesty International, then join in on the "UN
Says ..." falsehoods. Thousands of news outlets and
websites copy from the fake agency reports and
"humanitarian" outlets and try to
sensationalize their take even further. Its a total
The above is #fakenews
because China does not currently deploy any airlaunched
nuclear weapons. It is not known or thought to have
nuclear bombs. All its
estimated 260 nuclear warheads (the U.S. and Russia
each have more than 7,000) are presumably for its land
and sea based missiles.
believed to work on a short- to medium-range,
airlaunched cruise missiles that potentially could be
nuclear armed. So far the U.S. Air Force
does not believe that any of these are deployed and
does not list them as part of a potential enemy force.
regular paper for such facts is
Chinese nuclear forces, 2016 (pdf) by Hans M.
Kristensen and Robert S. Norris published by the
Bulletin of Nuclear Scientists:
2016 Pentagon report includes for the first time a
discussion of a potential nuclear role
for China’s bombers. It says the PLA air force was
assigned a “strategic deterrence” mission in 2012,
although that could also reflect the introduction of
conventional land-attack cruise missiles on the
modified H-6K bomber. But the Pentagon report states
that Chinese media reports and writings "suggest
China might eventually develop a nuclear
bomber capability. [...]” (US Defense
Department 2016, 38).
[,..] We do not believe that
China's bombers currently have an active nuclear
and deeper background of the non-existence of
operational Chinese airlaunched nukes see
this tweet stream by ArmsControlWonk Jeffrey Lewis.
China may fly
some medium range Hongzha-6 bombers around its nearby
ocean. These birds are an updated version of a Russian
in the late 1950s(!). Flying is what military pilots
do to train. But those bombers are
not likely to have anything to do with nuclear
whatever. What does "nuclear capable" bomber actually
mean when one has nothing "nuclear" to put on those
bombers? Are we to believe that the U.S. will provide
the nukes for these?
Fox News and NBC, China flew such bomber on November 25
(Dec 5, 6 reps above), well BEFORE the Trump phone call.
It also flew the bombers AFTER (Dec 9 rep) the Trump's
phone call with the Taiwanese government. Indeed it
flies these bombers. The sightseeing flight had
thereby nothing at all to do with any Trump call.
Correlating the call with those flights is bogus spin.
above are all nonsense. There is nothing "nuclear" and
the flights of
outdated bombers have nothing to do with any Trump
call to wherever. They are
#fakenews just as most of the other news we get is:
News is fake.
The higher the stakes for the ruling classes, the
more you can be certain the mainstream news about it
will be as fake as fuck and conversely, reports
deemed fake by those same fakers should be duly
considered on their merits.
war? MSM paints grim picture of Aleppo as residents
celebrate their liberation
While residents of Aleppo are
celebrating the liberation of their city, the mainstream
media has been painting the opposite picture with
sensational headlines decrying alleged atrocities and a
“meltdown of humanity” they claim is happening there.
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