WEB Notes: Fueling the hype is what this is all about.
Source: Sputnik | As Western media sound the alarm over new surveillance photos that allegedly show the expansion of an airfield in Syria for Russian aircraft, Brian Becker tells Sputnik exactly where those images come from. With notorious ties to the CIA, Stratfor is known for using manipulative rhetoric to drum up profit-driven hysteria.
Last Thursday, Stratfor, a for-profit intelligence company, published satellite photos showing “signs of a growing Russian military presence” in Syria. But is Stratfor a reliable source? According to Brian Becker, national coordinator for the ANSWER coalition, the answer is no.
Source: Satellite Photos Fuel US Hysteria Over ‘Expanded’ Russian Presence in Syria