Tag: Patrick Cockburn

Apr 25

BBC Newsnight on ‘information warfare’

Gabriel Gatehouse seeing everything through a bottle

BBC Newsnight was busy wheeling out the anti-Russian hacks last night. First up was its reporter Gabriel Gatehouse with a very well-produced and thoroughly disingenuous video.  Do watch it.  (All our links open in a new tab automatically.) Mr Gatehouse saw all sorts of dodgy images literally through what we were supposed to understand was …

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Sep 18

Assad essential to UK security

Professor Eugene Rogan

The head of Britain’s Security Service has said that the ‘situation in Syria’ affects the threat of terrorism in the UK. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on 17th September 2015, MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said terrorism is ‘a threat which is continuing to grow largely because of the situation in Syria and how that affects our …

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