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Palmyra, West More Concerned with Rubble in the Desert than Syrian 'Human' Lives, Assad Propaganda

Politics / Syria Mar 27, 2016 - 06:48 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat


I am increasingly finding the mainstream press reporting on the Syria conflict as completely ridiculous, akin to something out of a third world dictatorships propaganda war. This is most clearly illustrated by the barrage of stories over the past week concerning the Assad regime fighting to save Syria's Palmyra site, which is falling straight into the Assad's monstrous regimes propaganda to appease the sheeple of the west, who apparently forgotten about thousands of barrel bombs and Russian cluster bombs dropped on civilian areas.

So let me get this straight, some rubble in the desert that 99.9% did not even know existed until very recently is apparently far, far more important a story than the 450,000 syrians killed, most by Assad?

I contend that the rubble in the desert is not worth ONE human life, let alone near half a million!

After all would you sacrifice your child for some rubble in the desert?

if the Palmyra story is not indicative of a propaganda machine at work in the west then what is ?

The bottom line is that Assad's regime has many multiples more of bloodshed on its hands then ISIS and should be seen for the threat that it is, of course the Assad threat is mostly to Syrians, Lebanese and Jordanians, and to a lesser degree Turkey, whilst ISIS seeks to expand its conflict to into Europe. Thus ignore the ongoing slaughter that experiences worse than a Brussels every DAY and instead focus on Assad's propaganda of liberating some rubble in the desert because it was formerly held by the Islamic State that had been busy looting it to SELL to Western antiquities dealers.

For the reality of the Syrian civil war see my recent video -

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