China threatened its own ally, North Korea, with destroying its nuclear facilities if North Korea’s actions jeopardize northeastern China through “nuclear leakage or pollution”, according to an editorial written in the Global Times, a tabloid owned by the Communist Party. The article was later removed from the Internet.
Russian President Putin declared that the recent chemical attack in Idlib, Syria, was a false-flag event, which is an operation staged by one government to make it look like it was committed by another. He said his intelligence sources report that anti-Assad militants are transporting toxic agents into several parts of Syria with the intent of blaming Assad.
The Washington Post published an Associated Press article from the Commerce Department of Norway describing a catastrophic warming of the Arctic Ocean that caused the disappearance of glaciers and the loss of seals and fish. The punchline is that the story was written in 1922 before “man-made” global warming was a guilt-inducing narrative.