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by Stephen Lendman
If ignorance is bliss, it’s achievable by following deplorable Times reports – journalism (sic) at its worst, including some of the most despicable misreporting on Obama’s war against Syria, naked aggression it won’t explain.
The Syrian Arab Republic was invaded, America and its rogue allies using terrorists as imperial foot soldiers. Throughout years of conflict, Assad responsibly defended his people and nation – no easy task against hegemonic ruthlessness.
After observing Geneva ceasefire terms throughout a seven-day regime of silence, despite continued attacks on its forces and civilian population, Assad responded responsibly, Syria’s military attacking US-supported terrorists masquerading as moderates.
Times misreporting followed, blaming Syria for combating terrorists massacring its people, saying resumption of bombing “opposition-held areas” in eastern Aleppo “knocked out running water to an estimated two million people.”
How possible in one portion of Aleppo, the entire city with a small fraction of its pre-war 2.3 million population?
The Times quoted James Le Mesurier, disgracefully calling Aleppo bombing “Dresden-esque” – an entire city US and UK forces mercilessly fire-bombed during WW II, turning 100,000 or more German civilians and wounded soldiers into molten flesh, despite the city having no military importance. 
Mesurier co-heads the Soros supported White Helmet terrorist group, deceptively calling themselves volunteer rescue workers, “Mayday Rescue,” according to Times misreporting.
Ahead of resuming its battle for Aleppo, Syria’s military announced “the start of operations in eastern districts of the city and call(ed) on residents to stay away from the positions of terrorist groups.”
Once Syria’s largest city and commercial hub, much of it lies in ruins, a testimony to US imperial viciousness. 
Times reports never explain, perpetuating the fiction of civil war, along with claiming nonexistent “moderate rebels” – disgracefully blaming Syrian and Russian forces for US-supported terrorists’ high crimes.
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Stephen Lendman
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.