I’ve often made the point to people that the entire US media’s narrative of the ongoing so-called Syrian “Civil War” is nothing more than the exact opposite of reality.
On one side we have the virtuous Americans and their trusted allies, Saudi Arabia, desperately attempting to dislodge the natives from the evil grip of the nasty Russians and icky Bashar al Assad, President of Syria. Nothing is this black and white and the US media and its so-called “journalists” are complicit in the the obfuscation.
I’ve followed this entire thing and if anybody else has been paying attention, they know the truth. The US under Obama is supporting ISIS and other unsavories in the region to flood the country with rebels in an attempt to destablize the Assad government and crush Russia’s near-monopoly over natural gas in the EU. Syria (which reportedly has a vast supply of natural gas and oil under it’s own terrain) is in the way. Assad has got to go for the shareholders sake.
Here’s an interesting article from the Boston Globe earlier this year that goes into more detail: