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But Whose Mission?

Reader comment on item: Middle East Provocations and Predictions
in response to reader comment: Mission Accomplished

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Oct 7, 2015 at 11:51

The point is well taken that much of what we see going on in the Middle East has a angle of perception that can be quite deceptive. Thus, the source usually requires sufficient scrutiny to determine creditibility on teh face of it, looking for clues like using the same data, but different interpretations sometimes interfere with its understanding.

From this perspective, DEBKA may have as much at stake in the validity of its processing of data that it tries to be authoritative; but again, there is much 'evaluation' interspersed that requires corroboration, a value all too many times missing..

What is mising here is the real story; the American press is a mcuh at fault for intersecting the story line with 'specialized knowledge' of 'experts.' But wait, does the Amercan press have 'boots on the ground' to capture the real narrative. I guess not, since that requires reall 'boots on the ground,' someting that is ominously missing as the Russians make their own points (at the tips of their missiles) plain.

Does this make the end game plan plain enough?


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