A conspiracy theory about whether a chemical weapons attack was actually perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started making the rounds shortly after that tragic incident shocked the world.
Surprise, surprise, now we know Russian social media posts fueled that conspiracy, according to ABC.
The conspiracy started with a pro-Assad website in Lebanon.
Al-Masdar News published a story about supposed problems in the evidence that Assad’s government was the group behind the chemical attack, even though the governments of many nations have little doubt about the perpetrator. Read more…