Chemical Attack in Aleppo: Why the Americans Do Not Connect It to Rebels


Local citizens continue to live in destroyed buildings in the Salah ad-Din District in Aleppo.

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has called on the Western mainstream media to refrain from double standards in reporting on the Syrian conflict and cover the crimes committed by the US-backed groups in the country, while former US diplomat explains why the American people know nothing about such atrocities.

Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki militans, considered to be “moderate opposition” by Washington, launched a toxic gas attack in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday killing seven people and injuring 23 more.The attack has been verified by the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation which has also informed the American side of the assault.

However the US mainstream media have not condescended to report the attack.

Former US diplomat and GOP Senate policy adviser Jim Jatras explained why.

“The American media don’t make it real clear the nature of the groups we’re supporting in Syria,” he said in an interview with RT.

“We keep hearing about a moderate opposition instead of calling them what they…

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