Elijah J. Magnier: Developments in Ghouta, Afrin, and Corporate Media’s Shameful Reporting on Syria

On March 11, 2018, I was joined again by courageous journalist and analyst, Elijah J. Magnier, who was in Syria. He addressed developments in eastern Ghouta and in Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin–where Turkey has been waging an illegal month and a half-long bombardment operation, killing hundreds of Syrian civilians.

He also spoke of the Reconciliation process, former militants now fighting with the Syrian army, and the makeup of the Syrian army itself. He addressed Twitter censorship, and the incredibly unethical journalism that is Western (and Gulf) corporate media on Syria, among other things.

**Note: the connection was weak at times and so there are a couple of occasions where the feed freezes for a few seconds. Apologies, out of my hands. The clicking was me trying to resolve whatever the issue was, and to ensure recording was continuing.

Elijah Magnier is the chief international correspondent at Al Rai and a political and terrorism/counterterrorism analyst, with over 32 years’ experience, including covering Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya & more.

If you’re not already following him, do:
https://elijahjm.wordpress.com
https://gab.ai/ejmalrai
https://twitter.com/ejmalrai
https://www.gofundme.com/Setacustomlink

Our 1st interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf5rcjSHy_c&feature=youtu.be

 

3 comments

  1. Thank you for Eva access! Important work not covered by MSM

    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”~Margaret Mead “One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.” – Chinua Achebe

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  2. Great interview ! Many thanks.

    Now , off to watch the first interview on YT , which I missed somehow….

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