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FROZEN: U.S. Funding for Terrorist-Linked White Helmets ‘Under Review’

A NARRATIVE IN TATTERS: Propaganda poster for the White Helmets, the Free Syrian Police and Aleppo Councils (Photo: Patrick Henningsen, May 2017, East Aleppo, Syria)

The White Helmets, who operate exclusively in extremist and terrorist-controlled areas inside Syria, are no longer receiving any U.S. funding and their status according to the State Department is now “under active review,” CBS News reports.

21WIRE reported just two weeks ago that the group’s funding status was in question, after State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert ‘played dumb’ when asked about it by CBS News reporter Kylie Atwood during a press briefing.

An internal State Department document surfaced recently stating that if continued funding for the White Helmets wasn’t approved by April 15th “shut-down procedures on a rolling basis” would commence. That time is now, at least for the near future.

As expected, many supporters and critics have been voicing their opinions on this recent development, including Samantha Power, former US ambassador to the UN:

21WIRE’s Vanessa Beeley wonders when a new fundraising campaign will begin:

21WIRE’s Patrick Henningsen told RT the White Helmets are “running out of room to operate in Syria” and have become a “video production unit” used to underpin regime change and destabilize Syria. Watch:

The White Helmets have more than their funding status with the U.S. to worry about – although the group is still paid handsomely by the UK government.

Just last week, multiple witnesses testified in the Hague how the White Helmets’ video production in Douma was staged and used as a pretext for a US-led strike on Syria.


White Helmets: ‘A Pseudo NGO’
CrossTalk: ‘White Helmets, Really?’ with Vanessa Beeley, Eva Bartlett & Patrick Henningsen

Report by Patrick Henningsen
AN INTRODUCTION: Smart Power & The Human Rights Industrial Complex

Open Letter by Vanessa Beeley
White Helmets Campaign for War NOT Peace – Retract RLA & Nobel Peace Prize Nominations

Original investigative report: 
The REAL Syria Civil Defence Exposes Fake White Helmets as Terrorist-Linked Imposters

Staged Rescue Videos
(VIDEO) White Helmets: Miraculous ‘Rag Doll Rescue’

Mainstream Media: Fake News
CNN’s Claim That ‘White Helmets Center in Damascus’ Was Hit by a Barrel Bomb

White Helmets and Mayday Rescue:
The Syrian Civil Defence: Wikipedia

21st Century Wire compilation of key information on the White Helmets:
Who are the Syria White Helmets?

21st Century Wire article on the White Helmets:  
Syria’s White Helmets: War by Way of Deception ~ the “Moderate” Executioners

Cory Morningstar report:
Investigation into the funding sources of the White Helmets, Avaaz, Purpose, The Syria Campaign

Report by Scott Ritter:
The ‘White Helmets’ and the Inherent Contradiction of America’s Syria Policy

Open letter to Canada’s NDP Leader on Nobel Prize:
Letter to NDP from Prof. John Ryan protesting White Helmet nomination for RLA and Nobel Peace Prize

White Helmets: Bogus Claims:
‘We Saved 60,000’ – Bogus Claim by Syria’s White Helmets Raises Even More Questions

READ MORE WHITE HELMET NEWS AT: 21st Century Wire White Helmet Files




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