April 8, 2014

The Holes in Seymour Hersh's Syria Story

Marc Champion, Bloomberg


Given the industrial scale dissimulation now being exercised by Russian intelligence operatives in Ukraine, it is hard to grasp how anyone with Hersh's experience could publish such a statement without qualification. Russia, after all, was desperately trying to prevent the U.S. from intervening militarily in Syria. Since when is the intelligence operative of a foreign state who produces evidence to promote his state's goals "trustworthy"? If they are, they aren't doing their job.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russia, United States, Turkey, Syria, Seymour Hersh


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