Apophenia Digest #5 – 21 November 2016

The good old days when only one part of the propaganda spectrum used to reach us, unwashed masses, are gone. Now the public in the West has access to news reports coming from countries it is not supposed to sympathize with – including news reports on Middle East conflicts; and Western Mainstream Media do not like this. Not one bit.

Episode references:

Gareth Porter: Petraeus Rising – Managing the ‘War of Perceptions’ in Iraq

Mint Press News Desk: US Admits use of depleted uranium in Syria

Iraq conflict has killed a million Iraqis – survey

William Boardman: US Hypocrisy’s Face at the UN – Samantha Power

Russia – West hypocritical on Aleppo, doing similar in Mosul

“Aleppo is thirsty”

Amnesty International: Syria – Armed opposition groups must end unlawful attacks in western Aleppo

Christoph Germann: Washington War Party Urges Obama to Go to War against Assad & the Russians

John Pilger: Squeezed to Death

Annual mortality rates and excess deaths of children under five in Iraq, 1991-98

Russian hacking is the real scandal – Madeleine Albright

Excerpts From Pentagon’s Plan: ‘Prevent the Re-Emergence of a New Rival’

Patrick Cockburn: US agents helped Yeltsin break coup

Ken Silverstein: How to Make Millions by Selling War

East Mosul residents settle into camps for internally displaced

The Arabian Connection: The UK Arms Trade to Saudi Arabia


Background Music_ Epic Tension and Mysterious, composed by Voytec Pavlik


Matt Lee_ Any difference airstrikes Yemen & Aleppo_ 11 Oct 2016, uploaded by Schwejk

Idiot George Bush Iran War Surplus Sales Pitch, uploaded by godetc

Assad moving chemical weapons to Iraq and Lebanon, Syria opposition General Salim Idriss claims to C, uploaded by Nuno Correia

Mosul and Aleppo- A tale of two besieged cities – The Listening Post (Full), uploaded by Al Jazeera English

Bassam Haddad: We Have a Duty to Call for End to Killing in Syria & How We End It Matters

(Battle Of Aleppo) FSA Footage Of The Siege Of Aleppo, uploaded by GUNNYMAN7

Aleppo need Water 3 million people suffering thirsty, uploaded by Ipro Teston

Iraqi special forces resume offensive in Mosul, uploaded by AFP news agency

Mosul and Aleppo- A tale of two besieged cities – The Listening Post (Full), uploaded by Al Jazeera English

Syria. All the truth. Report Anastasia Popova, uploaded by SYRIA

Answering Soviet Propaganda – 1964 – Anti Soviet Propaganda Short Film From The Cold War Era, uploaded by secabol

Nuremberg Day 95-96 Von Ribbentrop, uploaded by RobertHJacksonCenter

On being a woman and a diplomat – Madeleine Albright, uploaded by TED-Ed

Hillary Clinton Campaigns with Beyonce, Jay-z & Katy Perry, uploaded by ABC News

ABC – 1990 News reports on the collapse of communism, uploaded by International School History

Les États-Unis à la conquête de l’est, uploaded by parole aux indesirables

Bill Clinton New World Order speech, uploaded by Mykill Mayhem

UN commission on Syria says it’s possible that govt and anti-govt forces may use chemical weapons, uploaded by AP Archive