for my association with Piers Robinson and Vanessa Beeley, and other honest
analysts of the US/UK propaganda over Syria.

(Nice of them to run my photo!)


High-ranking UK academics are accused of ‘spreading pro-Assad and Russian
conspiracy theories around British universities’

   - *The academics believe that video evidence of Syrian attacks is
   fabricated *
   - *One of them, Paul McKeigue, said there was almost 'zero likelihood'
   that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Assad carried out chemical attacks*
   - *Another academic, Tim Hayward, has used the hashtag #Syriahoax when
   discussing chemical attacks in the country*
   - *The academics are members of a group called Syria, Propaganda and
   - *SPM has queried whether Russia's secret nerve agent programme ever
   existed *


PUBLISHED: 06:21 EDT, 14 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:28 EDT, 14 April 2018

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Senior British academics are spreading disinformation that benefit Syrian
President Bashar al-Assad and conspiracy theories promoted by Russia
<>, The Times

The academics belong to a self-styled Working Group on Syria
<>, Propaganda and Media
(SPM) and work at universities including Edinburgh, Sheffield and Leicester.

Four professors are members of the group, and are accused by The Times of
spreading the slur - repeated by the Russian ambassador to Britain on
Friday -  that the White Helmets civilian volunteer force has fabricated
video evidence of attacks by President Assad, who is backed by the Kremlin.


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