Analysis: The many truths about the Syrian conflict

Analysts discuss propaganda employed by the Syrian regime and opponents, as the war for international support rages on.

    Analysis: The many truths about the Syrian conflict
    Syrian regime and its opponents have each accused the other side of employing propaganda in their quest for international support [AP/EPA]
    Following the controversy over NBC correspondent Richard Engel's kidnapping and allegations that opposition forces concocted a fake plot to win over Western sympathies , along with the Syrian regime's insistence that all opposition fighters are "terrorists", many analysts have declared the Syrian civil war a war of propaganda as much as one of arms. What are the strategies being employed in this so-called propaganda war by opposition groups and their allies, and by the Syrian regime and its allies - and what are their desired effects?

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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