The Syrian Army Is Not Attacking Aleppo but Defending It – Alexander Mercouris

The Syrian Army Is Not Attacking Aleppo but Defending It – Alexander Mercouris
Russia Insider Daily Headlines / Alexander Mercouris

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The Syrian conflict has seen many media distortions but there is one especially which I must take vigorous issue with.

The news media in the West portrays the recent fighting around Aleppo as a Syrian army attack on Aleppo.

Sometimes there is an admission that the government controls part of Aleppo. However overall the impression given is that Aleppo is a rebel city and that the Syrian government’s army is attacking it.

Original Article: http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/syrian-army-not-attacking-aleppo-defending-it/ri12747

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