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The 'liberal' New York Times joins Trump's war against Iran...

––– '...Let’s start with the Times article on the alleged “sabotage” in the Persian Gulf. The main sources are: Saudi Arabia, unnamed “American officials,” and “Israeli intelligence.” You have to wait until the 27th paragraph before Iran’s government is allowed to briefly deny it was responsible. But even there the Times slyly hints the Iranians are lying: “Iran seemed to brush away suggestions that it was behind the sabotage.”

The Times article on Iran’s alleged “disinformation campaign” is even more dishonest. To start with, one of the co-authors is Ronen Bergman, an Israeli who — let’s put this diplomatically — has close ties to Israel’s spy network. True to form, this “report” relies on 2 “former Israeli intelligence officials.”...'

mondoweiss.net/2019/05/disgrac

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