The White Helmets are finally emerging from the shadows, in a last-ditch attempt to prop-up their sophisticated, multi-million dollar PR facade – which is rapidly crumbling alongside the West’s “moderate rebel” myth, both conveniently used to disguise the Western and Gulf States’ terrorist gangs and counter-gangs in Syria.

Raed al-Saleh, the head of the White Helmets [but strangely living full-time in Istanbul] did his utmost to defend the controversial organization’s public image during a contentious talk with Afshin Rattansi, host of RT’s Going Underground show. Speaking via Skype from Istanbul, he set the tone for the entire interview, claiming 115,000 people were saved by the Western-funded organization “from under the rubble during the aerial bombing from Syrian regime and Russia.”

Read more about this interview, including reaction from Vanessa Beeley, as well as a partial transcript…