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UN Official, Syrian Rebels Used Sarin Nerve Gas, Not Assadís Army (May 2013 story)
http://www.livetradingnews.com/un-official-syrian-rebels-used-sarin-nerve-gas-assads-army-6636.htm ^

Posted on 08/27/2013 6:07:16 PM PDT by TigerClaws

Testimony from victims now strongly suggests it was the rebels, not the Syrian government, that used Sarin Nerve Gas during a recent incident in the revolution-wracked nation, a senior UN diplomat said Monday. Carla del Ponte, a member of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, told Swiss TV there were “strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof,” that rebels seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used the nerve agent. But she said her panel had not yet seen any evidence of Syrian government forces using chemical weapons (CW), according to the BBC, she added that more investigation was needed. Damascus is facing growing Western accusations that its forces used such weapons, which US President Obama has described as crossing a Red Line. But Ms. del Ponte’s remarks may serve to shift the focus of international concern.

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To: familyop

Smack Assad, and bomb Iran. I would add blow up the Islamist rebels but still that’s a plan worth looking at!


21 posted on 08/27/2013 6:24:25 PM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: Paladin2

FIRE! Aim. Ready.


22 posted on 08/27/2013 6:28:16 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: TigerClaws

But...but...Joe Biden said.....


23 posted on 08/27/2013 6:29:09 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Cicero

It was originally in Washington Times.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/6/syrian-rebels-used-sarin-nerve-gas-not-assads-regi/

Not quite MSM, but second tier.


24 posted on 08/27/2013 6:29:14 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Fester Chugabrew

It’s sad, but I trust Putin and this UN official more than I trust the US President.

Obama and Assad are both pathological liars. Since a VX gas attack makes absolutely no sense, I even believe Assad over Obama.


25 posted on 08/27/2013 6:33:00 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: familyop

Sarin is not that difficult to deliver. The relatively low number of fatalities speaks to a inefficient system.


26 posted on 08/27/2013 6:35:29 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Skepolitic
I'm in a quandry and cannot pick the correct liar.

I know instinctively I'm against the French and John Fn Kerry.

27 posted on 08/27/2013 6:40:56 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Skepolitic

From May 6 of this year.


28 posted on 08/27/2013 6:42:22 PM PDT by hillsborofox (If we believe absurdities, we shall commit atrocities. Voltaire)
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To: TigerClaws
On further review:

This is OLD NEWS.

It's a repeat of a May 6, 2013 story.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/6/syrian-rebels-used-sarin-nerve-gas-not-assads-regi/

The most recent nerve gas attack -- the one that is calling out the dogs of war -- was on August 26.

29 posted on 08/27/2013 6:43:01 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: hillsborofox

You beat me to it.


30 posted on 08/27/2013 6:43:37 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: redgolum

Buried by the MSM here but not the media elsewhere. Some of the British press is still independent. And I am surprised to say, the Russian press is not part of the Obama clique.


31 posted on 08/27/2013 6:45:25 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: MeshugeMikey

You are welcome!


32 posted on 08/27/2013 6:45:52 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: maggief; MestaMachine; penelopesire

ping

Testimony from victims now strongly suggests it was the rebels, not the Syrian government, that used Sarin Nerve Gas....
Carla del Ponte, a member of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, told Swiss TV there were “strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof,” that rebels seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used the nerve agent.


33 posted on 08/27/2013 6:54:10 PM PDT by thouworm (A lawless oligarchy has replaced our Constitution-based govt. Their motto: Catch us if you can.)
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To: TigerClaws

Note the date on the article.


34 posted on 08/27/2013 7:04:25 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: TigerClaws
Wish I could find my original post when this mass murder was reported. Misdirection by the al-Qaeda/muslim brotherhood supported "freedom fighters," supported also by the affirmative-action (but truly, truly ignorant) president was the only reasonable alternative to the Assad army.

When dealing with muslims, there are no rules of civilized behavior.

35 posted on 08/27/2013 7:07:00 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: Skepolitic

“This is old news”

Correct! At the same time was this front page news at the time - nup - I hear crickets!

Given that the rebels have done it once what is the likelihood that it was them again? Pretty high I would say.

If the rebels did it the first time and the Army did it the second time then how do we choose who to support? Or the real question would be - How can we support either?

So old news is telling us a story that Obama/Kerry, England and France may be choosing to ignore for the sake of their own plans/agenda

Cheers

Mel


36 posted on 08/27/2013 7:20:12 PM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: familyop
That U.N. official is unsurprisingly retarded. Is she assuming that the rebels' delivery system is something like this (Improvised Weapons of Syria)?

Only if you believe that the delivery system was actually "sophisticated" missiles.
There are two problems with that assumption, but I'll let the proponents chew on it. Why should someone else do all the thinking?

37 posted on 08/27/2013 7:22:34 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: melsec

My suspicions of Obama’s veracity are unchanged as well.


38 posted on 08/27/2013 7:25:47 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: familyop

Exactly what makes the delivery of Sarin gas too difficult for rebel fighters?

If you dont think the FSA or rebel fighters dont have many of the same weapons as Assad troops, you arent paying attention. DIY weapons and delivery systems are being used by both sides in this conflict. Rebels have captured whole towns, including stock piles.

Here’s some interesting analysis.

http://brown-moses.blogspot.com/


39 posted on 08/27/2013 7:30:36 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: SADMILLIE

I agree, time to get the US back, but don’t worry about Israel, God has a plan, it will come to pass. Focus on the homefront for the time being.


40 posted on 08/27/2013 7:33:41 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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