Note from Tammy: This video has also been making the rounds on Twitter and social media, with claims that it’s a live fight. Yeah, it’s not. Another example of the importance of considering source with something like this.
Via Free Beacon.
The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused U.S. military forces of cooperating with ISIS against Syrian troops, but its evidence was a screenshot from a video game.
The Facebook post included five pictures purporting to be evidence of U.S. actions, and one of them was a screenshot from the mobile phone video game “AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron,” the Guardian reported. Investigators at Conflict Intelligence Team, which checks the accuracy of the Russian military’s claims, pointed out the video game screenshot and also determined that the other photos were from the Iraqi Ministry of Defense in 2016….
“The operation ascertained facts of direct cooperation and support provided by the US-led coalition to the ISIS terrorists,” the Russian Defense Ministry announced.
“This is the irrefutable evidence that there is no struggle against terrorism as the whole global community believes,” the Russian Defense Ministry added. “The US are actually covering the ISIS combat units to recover their combat capabilities, redeploy, and use them to promote the American interests in the Middle East.”….