New York Times Gets Aleppo Wrong – Twice – In Post on Gary Johnson Gaffe

Smoke billows on September 4, 2016 from a location on the southern outskirts of the Syrian city of Aleppo
In an article chiding Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson for “a surprising lack of foreign policy knowledge” in admitting to not being familiar with the Syrian city of Aleppo, The New York Times was forced to issue two separate corrections after misidentifying the city as both the political capital of Syria and the capital of the Islamic State.