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This week on CNN I witnessed something that is perhaps a plague that has infected the United States.
The anchor woman asked a man, who CNN had brought on as an expert, what the International Atomic Energy Authority [IAEA] were saying about Iran’s nuclear program. She said she could understand that they may not have been able to get access to Iran’s facilities but what were their conclusions?
The man replied that the IAEA had had access to Iran’s facilities and that they reported that although they could confirm that Iran certainly, now had the capabilities to create a nuclear weapon, Iran had not taken the decision yet on whether to commence down that road or not.
The anchor responded that she did not believe that. She believed that Iran had already started a nuclear weapon program, how ever if he was correct then the decision not to yet create a weapon was due to the Israeli’s assassinating some of the Iranian scientists. The expert replied that that was not the case and that if anything, the assassinations were helping to prompt Iran into making a decision in favor of a nuclear weapons program.
The anchor again said that she did not believe that. She did not ask the expert any more questions.
CNN had obviously considered him an expert, as that is why they had brought him on and introduced him as such. Why then, would their anchor ignore and disrespect him in this manner?
Was it because they did not expect him to say what he did?
Is it because CNN believe that their anchors are far more expert on any subject, than any other expert can be?
Or is that CNN are only interested in reporting on a certain situation from their pre determined point of propaganda, thereby dismissing or rejecting other information that may inadvertently contradict their stance?
International Atomic Energy Authority
Let us for a moment imagine that the expert was correct and that the boot was on the other foot.
If some patriotic scientists working for the US governments power department were assassinated by a foreign government. What would be the outcome?
Would the government be outraged?
Would they call the other country terrorists and a faction of evil?
Would they invade that country?
Would they take an “appropriate and proportional” response?
Is it only the United States and its allies that are allowed to feel outrage or permitted to take appropriate and proportional responses to acts of terrorism performed on them or some of their citizens?
If the CNN anchors are always correct, then Israel did assassinate, what could be innocent, Iranian power workers.
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Surely the road to world peace, if it is possible, is not that of one country, the US, taking the view that another country, Israel, can do no wrong regardless of: if it is wantonly killing innocent civilians or disregarding United Nations resolutions. Whilst encouraging world wide propaganda against another country that does not agree with all of its policies.
A road to peace must start with honesty. That means that one country must show all other countries equal respect and unbiased treatment.
For the United States to condone the Israeli assassination of Iranian civilian scientists, yet advertise and promote horror at a “possible” Iranian response by the attempted assassinations of Israeli diplomats, is hardly the way to encourage Iran to come to a table for “unbiased” talks to reduce tensions.
If CNN only wants to air its views and wants to ignore “experts”, they should admit that they are just a propaganda machine and stop trying to sell themselves as an independent, unbiased world news network.
Agencies like this, with reports like this, do not and cannot promote international trust in the United States foreign policies.
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