Media Silent as 100,000 People Flee Ongoing Military Operations in Syria
(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) — The fact that Russia’s military operation in Syria is still underway in the Idlib province — with heavy bombing by both Syrian government forces and Russian military forces — proves Western countries pick and choose their moments of outrage in order to pursue their warped foreign policy agenda.
To be clear, this is not a case of “Donald Trump is silent because he secretly works for Russia and is incapable of criticizing the Russian president.” It’s the media that is also currently silent on this issue — not just Donald Trump’s entire administration.
According to Middle East Eye, 100,000 residents have fled the current advance taking place in Idlib, and entire villages have reportedly been destroyed by the assault. The Guardian, citing the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations, claims 11 medical facilities in Idlib, Hama, and eastern Ghouta have recently been targeted by Russian and Syrian government airstrikes. However, as the Guardian notes, Trump’s