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BBC whitewashes Saudi funding of Syrian Al-Qaeda rebels [ Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept ]

October 30, 2015

Below is another Glenn Greenwald article with more of the same. In this episode, he chronicles the alteration of a BBC article to remove an embarrassing quote from a Saudi official source.

link:

https://theintercept.com/2015/10/26/bbc-protects-uks-close-ally-saudi-arabia-with-incredibly-dishonest-and-biased-editing/

[ via Stop Making Sense ]

This too is losing its charm. I wonder if studies have been done on whether or not civil wars are more violent in cases when weapons are supplied to the combatants, vs cases where weapons are not supplied. Like you know, get all the proxy-daddies together and make a deal to stop supplying both sides? Hmm.

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