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Stop Saying Only 355 Died in Chemical Weapons Attack

It’s a completely inaccurate reading of MSF’s reportHow many people died in the August 21st chemical weapons attack? In their official report, the United States government has said that they’ve documented at least 1,429 deaths, of which at least 426 are children. How do we know this is accurate? Here’s a quote from today’s latest report on Syria, […]

Dissecting CNN’s Interview with Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour just interviewed Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari on live TV. It was fascinating television, but two questions popped into my mind immediately after the interview – what did we learn, and how could Amanpour have done better? Note – the transcript and full video have not been made available online yet, so I’m […]

Focus On Stories From Syria, Not “About” Syria

The whole world is talking about the possible military intervention in Syria. The internet is on fire with articles and debates, analysis and opinion. On Thursday, four articles that were promoted by many journalists stood out among the fray, however, because they didn’t talk about “Syria,” the nebulous concept commented upon and analyzed by the […]