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May 15, 2024

France Sends Combat Troops To Ukraine Battlefront

Why Troubling News:

The entirety of the article is false and is based on false premises. While it is true that France is reportedly mulling sending troops into Ukraine to support their ongoing fight against Russia, such action has not yet occurred in any capacity. The French Foreign Ministry took to the social media platform 'X' to highlight the claim as disinformation, yet the news source in the link clearly has not taken the time to fact check themselves and did not bother deleting the article. The misinformation stems from a blog post by a former deputy undersecretary for the DoD.

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  1. BraveZebra5
    16.5

    Especially interesting because the article is a word-for-word reprint of this ex-DoD staffer’s blogpost, from a guy that was part of the DoD in the Reagan administration. I suppose this highlights the …Read MoreEspecially interesting because the article is a word-for-word reprint of this ex-DoD staffer’s blogpost, from a guy that was part of the DoD in the Reagan administration. I suppose this highlights the importance of vetting your sources. There’s an interesting AP article about this issue and where this deputy undersecretary got his sources from…

    https://apnews.com/article/fact-check-french-troops-russia-ukraine-deployed-994039088319 Read Less

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