DISINFO: The USA wants to occupy and split up Syria
  • Outlet: Information Clearing House (archived)*
  • Date of publication: June 20, 2017
  • Outlet language(s): English
  • Reported in: Issue 74
  • Countries / regions discussed: Syria, US
Al-Qaeda Syrian War

DISINFO: The USA wants to occupy and split up Syria


The USA wants to occupy and split up Syria. //The USA supports Al Qaeda.


No evidence given, claim based only on speculations. There is no evidence that the USA is intentionally supporting Al Qaeda, the article considers "anti-government rebels" and "Al Qaeda" to be interchangeable, which they are not.


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