Freudian Slip? CNN Says Obama Considers Arming Pro-US Troops…In Ukraine

RT – February 9, 2015: “Social media is abuzz after CNN labeled Ukrainian forces involved in Kiev’s deadly military operation in the country’s southeast as “pro-US troops.” Online comments are calling it a Freudian slip, claiming it unmasks the true agenda behind the conflict. The news ticker during CNN’s Monday segment, dedicated to talks between Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the resolution of the Ukraine crisis, read: “Obama considers arming pro-US troops.” The ticker headline was referring to the US president’s request to his team to consider the possibility of supplying lethal defense weapons to the Ukrainian government. The definition of Kiev forces as “pro-US troops” looks to be a perfect contrast to the term “pro-Russian rebels,” which is used by Western media to refer to the militias in Ukraine’s southeastern Donetsk and Lugansk Regions. Western media outlets claim the regions are receiving direct support from Russia.” Link: Read Complete Article

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