Friday, January 13, 2017

Yet more "Fake News": ISIS Destroys Mosul Bridges? What's CNN Saying Here?

"ISIS destroys Mosul bridges as troops advance"

Yes, that is the CNN headline. Except it's not correct. 
Unless CNN is telling us that ISIS is the US? Which is the truth. 
But, is that really what CNN is going for? Doubtful. 
 First paragraph of this fake news from CNN..
 "ISIS has destroyed all five bridges crossing the Tigris River in Mosul, an attempt to slow the advance of Iraqi troops toward the western side of the city, according to Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah, the commander of Iraqi Forces in Nineveh province"
 ISIS didn't destroy all five bridges crossing the Tigris. In fact they didn't destroy even one bridge in Mosul! The US did that! Yup they destroyed all five bridges across the Tigris.. 
All five of them. With airstrikes! As was reported in 2016. Here at the blog.

Mosul's Last Bridge Destroyed By Coalition Airstrikes- From 5 to None

 Mosul residents said on Wednesday that an airstrike had disabled the city’s last functioning bridge across the Tigris River, forcing residents to cross the waterway in boats.

If the bridge is "disabled" to the point that it cannot be used to cross the river, it is destroyed!
Residents were crossing the waterway with boats because the bridge, the last bridge, was destroyed by US airstrikes, last year! Not by ISIS.
 So CNN's headline is a lie as is their first paragraph.. 

The residents said the airstrike happened at dawn on Monday. Iraqi and officials from the US-led coalition battling ISIL were not available to comment.
Activists from inside Mosul published pictures on Tuesday night of the metal bridge, known as the Old Bridge, showing its twisted girders sinking into the water as boats ferried residents from both banks. The bridge, which was built during the reign of King Ghazi in the 1930s, is considered one of the city’s iconic landmarks.

 Until recently, Mosul had five bridges spanning the Tigris River, which runs through the centre of the northern city. One was disabled in the weeks before the offensive to retake the city began on October 17, while the other four have since been bombed in airstrikes.

 Furthermore.. It was reported in Iraqi media that the US bombed the last bridge crossing the Tigris River in late November- November 24/2016

 US-led fighter jets destroyed on Thursday the last of five bridges linking the western bank of Tigris River with the eastern bank, practically isolating the east and west of Mosul.

 The Nineveh province council said airstrikes destroyed the so-called, iron “Old Bridge”, the last after four others were demolished in military airstrikes over the past few days.
ISIS doesn't fly coalition planes. Or do they?
Readers here know the answer to that!

CNN has used an intentionally misleading headline and their entire first paragraph is false.
 Look Down
What CNN counts on to catapult their fake news aka perception management is that the vast majority of people skim headline or just read the first paragraph.

Here's the truth nugget "The bridges had already been damaged in airstrikes by the US-led coalition in recent weeks"

That's right! The bridges had already been "damaged"- Made unusable. Unpassable. Uncrossable. The bridges were destroyed by US led airstrikes- Not ISIS



  1. It's called "scorched earth" and it's what the perps are doing on every front, foreign and domestic, prior to the inauguration of Trump.

  2. Ummm... Penny... I hope this opens your eyes to the same truth that I have been aware of for months now about this "battle for Mosul".... IT IS A COMPLETE SHAM!

    I again must point out the fact that this fraud "ISIS" supposedly was able to conquer a city of some 1.8 million over 4 years ago and RUN that city and have it supplied for 4 years before now.... The question should be.. HOW???

    Logic therefore dictates that the entire "battle for Mosul" is nothing more than a charade to sell to the gullible public the false idea that the "US is fighting terrorism".....

    And must I also repeat the fact that the fraud of "ISIS" supposedly "evacuated" Mosul some 3 months ago, and with the aid of the US (of course) was able to high tail it across the OPEN desert to Syria where it was redeployed.... It therefore begs the question that with Mosul empty of "ISIS", exactly WHO is the fraud "coalition" fighting in Mosul right now?

    Deception is the name of the game here... And you now see that they are indeed putting out FAKE NEWS about Mosul which they have been doing now for months...

    1. I agree NTS the battle for Mosul is not a fight against ISIS- It is a fight, but, not as presented
      It's a move to ethnically cleanse the area for Greater Kurdistan headed by the thugs in the PKK

      In a nutshell-
      ISIS has always been the pretext for the remake of the middle east and north africa..

    She was attracted to Manson because of his environmental philosophy, just like Ocalan.

    1. Yikes!
      It's that good sales pitch that always drags them in


    1. I'm starting to think Cyprus is being used as another front in the war against Turkey..

      I notice the slanted news- Turkey won't withdraw troops from Cyprus- scream the headlines- but neither will Greece or UK- so obviously Turkey isn't going to- But the focus is on "bad Turkey"
      rather then what is actually ocurring

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