Disinformation: Iraq and Iran, redlines and headline

Media-Culpa
To justify aggression against Syria and the Islamic Republic of Iran, like the fairy tale a decade ago about weapons of mass destruction buried in the deserts of Iraq, deafening propaganda is being floated world-wide – especially from the United States and Israel – about the alleged dangers of Syria using chemical weapons and Iran developing a nuclear bomb. In this feature NIMA SHIRAZI* provides multiple snapshots of media headlines from the 2002-04 and the current periods. The real issue is the ambition of the U.S. camp to eliminate Syria and Iran’s political independence, especially Iran’s independent development and management of current and future oil production on its territory. The gauntlet is openly being thrown down by the Big Powers, in which the monopoly media is providing all the facilities for the state to disinform the polity as to the real dangers posed. – TS
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Could this repeated history be any more obvious?

This was August 5, 2002:

And this was November 8, 2011:

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This was September 9, 2002:

 

 

And this was October 9, 2012:

 

 

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This was also September 9, 2002:

 

 

And this was July 15, 2009:

 

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This was September 17, 2002:

 

 

And this was May 9, 2006:

 

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This was September 22, 2002:

 

 

And this was November 6, 2011:

 

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This was September 10, 2002:

 

 

And this was November 9, 2011:

 

 

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This was February 6, 2003:

 

 

And this was May 17, 2012:

 

 

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This was February 6, 2004:

 

 

And this was March 23, 2012:

 

 

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This was April 19, 2004:

 

And this was January 10, 2012:

 

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This was September 17, 2004:

 

 

And this was January 27, 2009:

 

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This was October 6, 2004:

 

 

And this was January 25, 2010:

 

 

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This was April 25, 2005:

 

 

And this was October 8, 2012:

 

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This was September 6, 2007:

 

And this was February 24, 2012:

 

 

But this was September 17, 2012:

 

 

Then this was October 30, 2012:

 

 

Still this was January 14, 2013:

 

 

Now this was February 4, 2013:

 

 

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* Nima Shirazi is a writer and musician from New York City. His website, Wide Asleep in America, is at  http://www.wideasleepinamerica.com/

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Filed under Media, Journalism & Disinformation, No Harbour for War (Halifax)

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  1. Pingback: Flashback: Global Day of Action – Halifax rally condemns U.S.-led aggression against Iraq | Tony Seed's Weblog

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