Syria

Conflict & Justice

Aleppo’s propaganda battle wages on

A significant part of the battle for Aleppo, in Syria, has been for control of the narrative. Rebel underdogs have spun an emotional tale of helpless suffering and death among innocent people. The Russian-backed government has denounced the rebels as ruthless jihadi terrorists. So where does the truth lie?

Global Scan

This is a message for US drone pilots: we are not bugs

How do you let drone pilots dropping bombs by remote control know the consequences of their actions? Some Afghan artists are using a giant photo. And a journalist now claims the US didn't attack Syria's government after evidence of chemical warfare emerged because it may not have been Assad's fault. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.