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ISIS Reportedly Captured Saddam’s Chemical Weapons Stockpiles, Attacks Key Refinery
PJ Tatler ^ | June 19, 2014 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 06/19/2014 4:55:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Well, here’s some lovely news emerging from the new Iraq.

17.09 Chemical weapons produced at the Al Muthanna facility, which Isis today seized, are believed to have included mustard gas, Sarin, Tabun, and VX.

Here is the CIA’s file on the complex.

QuoteStockpiles of chemical munitions are still stored there. The most dangerous ones have been declared to the UN and are sealed in bunkers.

Although declared, the bunkers contents have yet to be confirmed.

These areas of the compound pose a hazard to civilians and potential blackmarketers.

Numerous bunkers, including eleven cruciform shaped bunkers were exploited. Some of the bunkers were empty. Some of the bunkers contained large quantitiesof unfilled chemical munitions, conventional munitions, one-ton shipping containers, old disabled production equipment (presumed disabled under UNSCOM supervision), and other hazardous industrial chemicals.

17.05 The Chemical Weapons Convention, which Iraq joined in 2009, requires it to dispose of the material at Al Muthanna, even though it was declared unusable and “does not pose a significant security risk”

However, the UK goverment has acknowledgeded that the nature of the material contained in the two bunkers would make the destruction process difficult and technically challenging.

I’m sure the terrorists can find some diabolical use, even for “unusable” chemical weapons.

ISIS also reportedly is flying its flag over a key Iraqi oil refinery.

President Obama delivered a bloodless statement on the situation today. He declared that the US would not be sending any troops into combat, but would send 300 “advisers” to help train the Iraqi army.

The US military spent a decade training the Iraqi military, with far more than 300 advisers. The training doesn’t seem to have stuck.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: bush; chemicalweapons; iran; iraq; iraqcrisis; isis; israel; kurdistan; lebanon; obama; russia; turkey; waronterror
Bush and Cheney vindicated by ISIS? Oh, the irony!
1 posted on 06/19/2014 4:55:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“are believed to have included mustard gas, Sarin, Tabun, and VX”

sounds like fun for the Iraq army


2 posted on 06/19/2014 4:56:50 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

the stockpiles that never existed ???

now how on Earth did they do that ???


3 posted on 06/19/2014 4:57:45 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana

Lot of leftist peacecreeps will be eating crow if I have anything to say about it!


4 posted on 06/19/2014 4:59:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: Viennacon

Wait a second, I thought those “weapons of mass destruction did not exist.” And if they captured them, where were they for 10 years that the US military could not find them? This is crazy and does not make sense.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 5:00:19 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How can that be? The Democrats have been telling us since 2003 that Bush Lied and people died, because there were no stockpiles of chemical weapons in Iraq!


6 posted on 06/19/2014 5:02:17 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Viennacon

That’s pretty old stuff by now,, sounds like it has had a less than well kept storage.. Here’s hoping nothing does gets out of there,, we see what has happened in Syria


7 posted on 06/19/2014 5:02:24 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is just as bad as capturing the guy that instigated the spontaneous protest in Benghazi.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 5:05:28 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Its my freedom. YES. I will be keeping it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

An ISIS flag, WE need to send in a Brigade with the Rainbow Flag flying, air drop a squad of CODEPINK on top of them, while they weigh their options like Obama, at least the interlude would be fun.


9 posted on 06/19/2014 5:05:39 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Personally I don’t think that is enough, I believe they acted in concert to Aid and Abet our Enemies in a time of war, we called it TREASON when I was a child.


10 posted on 06/19/2014 5:05:57 PM PDT by eyeamok
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What chemical weapon stockpiles?


11 posted on 06/19/2014 5:07:33 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Fungi

Sure it does...I remember the statement so well...That chief inspector (after getting kicked out before our invasion) said “Unless they take us to where the weapons are, we’ll never find them.”


12 posted on 06/19/2014 5:09:04 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Viennacon

sounds like weapons of mass destruction to me


13 posted on 06/19/2014 5:09:51 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought the other Hussein DIDN’T HAVE WMDs! Or did have them or not! Oh what the heck. Nobody on this planet has a clue about anything anymore anyway.


14 posted on 06/19/2014 5:10:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Fungi
Wait a second, I thought those “weapons of mass destruction did not exist.”

Aha! You fool, Cheney used his teleportation device to hide the weapons in Iraq after leaving office.

Muhaha, MU-HA-HA-HA!

(Twirls handlebar mustachio)

15 posted on 06/19/2014 5:12:03 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“He declared that the US would not be sending any troops into combat”

As I heard his speech, I heard “I will not send any troops...”

So I expect Hagel or someone else to send the troops.

Then sometime later, bo will read about it in the paper.

And get really, really mad.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 5:13:30 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: eyeamok

That country is gone. I miss it probably as much as you do.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 5:13:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The don’t exist, never existed will not exist. It is a figment of George Bush’s imagination


18 posted on 06/19/2014 5:14:29 PM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

MSM (hands over ears): “BushliedBushliedBushliedBushlied - we can’t hear you!”


19 posted on 06/19/2014 5:14:53 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The don’t exist, never existed will not exist. It is a figment of George Bush’s imagination


20 posted on 06/19/2014 5:15:20 PM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Cyman

Tell yourself that as one goes off in your neighborhood.


21 posted on 06/19/2014 5:15:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: NormsRevenge

But how can they deliever them? On a truck? They have no helecopters or big cannons—wait didn’t they capture some???


22 posted on 06/19/2014 5:16:19 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: NormsRevenge
...we see what has happened in Syria

Oh, you mean with the rest of his stockpile that he moved to Syria?

23 posted on 06/19/2014 5:17:17 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (June IS "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Those weapons that the liberals say don’t exist? Wonder when they’ll bring them to NYC or D C


24 posted on 06/19/2014 5:17:24 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I thought that chemical weapons are weapons of mass destruction. You have to ask those that constantly put the pitch that Saddam had no such weapons. How ignorant were millions of Americans that forgot he used deadly gas on thousands of his own people. Actually it was discovered that he was receiving construction materials that usually goes into nuclear plants. We must assume that the MSM kept this out of the news. Most of American MSM are communists organizations that want to destroy America. Doing a good job.
25 posted on 06/19/2014 5:17:46 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This must be part of a CIA Ops to discredit all the dems ....

What else could be ?

Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, and all the other democrats who were screaming Bush lied....would never lie to us....would they?


26 posted on 06/19/2014 5:18:00 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

And who knows where else.

Hans BliX AND THE UN got snookered.. imho


27 posted on 06/19/2014 5:19:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Fungi
And if they captured them, where were they for 10 years that the US military could not find them?

We found them and our military stored them in sealed bunkers and we watched over them until King Obama removed all our military. You can thank your dictator ars hole.

28 posted on 06/19/2014 5:22:01 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Tennessee Nana
the stockpiles that never existed ??? now how on Earth did they do that ???

Remember...

They're not *exactly* stockpiles if they're not neatly organized into concentric stacks one over the other into nice pyramid-like piles.

So haphazardly placed 55-gallon drums strewn all over the rooms don't count.

-PJ

29 posted on 06/19/2014 5:22:24 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Viennacon

The VX thing scares me quite a bit. It is some seriously nasty stuff in small quantities and with our southern border WIDE open? Entire malls of shoppers could be brought down with the use of ventilation systems and this crap.


30 posted on 06/19/2014 5:27:05 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

And why does the fact that it might be ‘out of date’ not really quell my worries. I’m guessing its still pretty deadly.


31 posted on 06/19/2014 5:28:17 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So if the US military knew about the bunkers and their contents how come they did not destroy it when they had the opportunity? or did they not find it


32 posted on 06/19/2014 5:29:15 PM PDT by munin (MSNBC?)
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To: Viennacon

“...that it might be ‘out of date’ not really quell my worries.”

Might even make it WORSE! (Like that cottage cheese container in the back of my fridge.)


33 posted on 06/19/2014 5:34:55 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Viennacon

Oh, I agree. I know the stuff evaporates like motor oil (i.e., not fast), but a camping stove heating that crap up next to an air inlet or re-circulation vent? My God.
It being order-less and tasteless, imagine a gallon of this crap being cooked off out the back of a U-Haul as it drives upwind in New York city.


34 posted on 06/19/2014 5:35:35 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: munin

Many of the Sunni Iraqis joining ISIS are Saddam loyalists. They’d know where these things are.


35 posted on 06/19/2014 5:35:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Hans Blix

Is that bastard still alive? If so, he should "do the right thing"

Otherwise, he's got some serious 'splainin' to do.

36 posted on 06/19/2014 5:36:59 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (June IS "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Waiting for Israel to vaporize the whole lot of them.


37 posted on 06/19/2014 5:41:40 PM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

With Obama at the wheel no doubt


38 posted on 06/19/2014 5:41:58 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

...it all depends on what the meaning of “weapons of mass destruction is”.


39 posted on 06/19/2014 5:43:02 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks for posting this. I was just arguing with someone today over the no WMDs in Iraq canard....


40 posted on 06/19/2014 5:46:54 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“...after Sham, after Iraq, after Jazeera (Saudi Arabia), we are going for you Barrack Obama!”

A Somali Canadian fighting with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxdsnbwT0DQ


41 posted on 06/19/2014 5:53:48 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nah...there are no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Hans Blix told me so.


42 posted on 06/19/2014 5:57:18 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: Fungi

This makes no sense. These terrorist suddenly find all these chemical weapons that didn’t exist or we could not find or destroy in 11 years?


43 posted on 06/19/2014 5:57:32 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is disturbing news. If they can in any way use these chemical weapons to inflict serious harm and further their cause, they will.


44 posted on 06/19/2014 6:31:25 PM PDT by odds
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now you know Saddam did not have chemical weapons!


45 posted on 06/19/2014 6:33:22 PM PDT by zeaal
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To: smokingfrog
ROTFLMAO!

Yeah, all those government propaganda outlets and the Democrats are going to have to contort themselves to explain how they could possibly have missed some widely known facts...

It will be even more interesting to those of us who are not idiots, when the same liars have to account for the real time and openly published satellite photo coverage of the Russian lead convoys that moved even more deadly types of WMDs (best guesses at the time were they were biological)into Syria,for safekeeping, as the USA began attacking Iraq.

But don't worry, Eric Holder is in charge of Justice, Obama is President, and Pelosi and Reid overhauled the USA healthcare system!

SARCASM TAG, along with my all but ignored tagline.

46 posted on 06/19/2014 6:40:59 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

including our Muslim dictator
http://lamecherry.blogspot.com/2010/08/is-obama-sunni-or-shia-muslim.html

he is sunni terrorist supporter


47 posted on 06/19/2014 7:03:37 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Charles Blow just pushed his racist pro-Zero line, complaining that Dick Cheney should not criticize Zero about the mess he’s created in Iraq, because Cheney was behind the supposed lies that led to nine years of US war in Iraq.

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


48 posted on 06/19/2014 7:04:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Many of the Sunni Iraqis joining ISIS are Saddam loyalists. They’d know where these things are

guess my sarcasm was’t showing


49 posted on 06/19/2014 7:20:55 PM PDT by munin (MSNBC?)
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