The 'White Helmets' and the Inherent Contradiction of America's Syria Policy

Ritter, Scott
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/white_helmets_inherent_contradiction_americas_syria_policy_20161005

Publisher:  Truthdig
Date Written:  05/10/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19953

The danger faced by the White Helmets is not a fiction -- to date, 141 first responders affiliated with the Syrian Civil Defense have been killed while performing their duty. And although their claims of having saved more than 60,000 lives are unverifiable, there can be no doubt that many lives have, in fact, been saved as a result of their work. But let there be no doubt -- despite their oft-cited claims of being neutral and impartial, that the White Helmets are very partisan.

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