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Lie To Me (no, not really)

The New York Times reported that Russia is paying the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers. (Aren't the Taliban already paying the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers?).

The NYT quoted an anonymous source from "US Intelligence".

Here's a primer for detecting lies and propaganda: The information comes from U.S. Intelligence sources.

(The journalistic faux pas of reporting information from unnamed sources as "news" notwithstanding).