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CNN:(Video Report) U.S. preparing for Syria chemical attack
CNN ^ | December 5th, 2012 08:53 PM ET | CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Posted on 12/05/2012 11:27:55 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Sources tell CNN the United States is huddling with allies on what a chemical attack by Syria's Bashar al Assad would look like and there are reports that Assad maybe looking for asylum in Latin America.

(Excerpt) Read more at outfront.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: assad; syria

1 posted on 12/05/2012 11:28:04 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Where is the proof that Syria has WMDs?


2 posted on 12/05/2012 11:37:32 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: TigersEye

I think it has. But it has no intention to use it for sure.


3 posted on 12/05/2012 11:41:39 PM PST by cunning_fish
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To: TigersEye

OUCH!!!!!!!!!


4 posted on 12/05/2012 11:43:02 PM PST by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died.)
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To: cunning_fish

Oh yeah, for sure.


5 posted on 12/05/2012 11:47:21 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: TigersEye

And just because the Israeli’s destroyed a nuclear reactor in Syria, does not mean they still want to possess WMD. This is completely different then Iraq.


6 posted on 12/05/2012 11:49:35 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: TigersEye

He will do it—I feel it in my bones. Saddam’s revenge. He will used them to keep back an invasion and to decimate the rebels. He may well send rockets into Israel just to start a war—and gain Egyptian Help. The Rebels hate Israel worse than Assad—and would join him in his Jihad against them! Hezballa, Hamas, Egypt, Iran would get into it too! He could blame Israel for arming the rebels—If US gets involved—gas the US ships too! Terrorists could hit bases in the gulf and Europe. WW III hits on December 21st!


7 posted on 12/05/2012 11:50:55 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: TigersEye

Must be there if the MSM says it is./s


8 posted on 12/05/2012 11:57:20 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: justa-hairyape
they still want should read they still do not want

Some twisted logic there. The mind of a progressive. Twisted into knots.

9 posted on 12/05/2012 11:58:05 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Is that what the 0bama intel community says? The ones who said an ‘anti-Mohammed video’ caused a spontaneous protest to turn into a coordinated terrorist attack? I don’t see any WMDs.


10 posted on 12/06/2012 12:13:59 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: cunning_fish

Shilling for the ChiComs isn’t keeping you busy enough these days?


11 posted on 12/06/2012 12:15:19 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: TigersEye
I don't have any answers...my eyes are tired and my head hurts....bedtime for me....

Have a nice day.

Obama is crazy if he thinks his plans will work out.

12 posted on 12/06/2012 12:25:07 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Asylum in South America didn’t quite work out for Eichmann...


13 posted on 12/06/2012 12:31:21 AM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Assad will not attack Israel, because if he did,

Assad and his family would
be attacked personally.


14 posted on 12/06/2012 12:32:09 AM PST by RockyTx
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I heard some politi-critter today saying we would have to put U.S. boots on the ground if Assad used chem weapons. 0bozo has been softening the ground of public opinion here for this.


15 posted on 12/06/2012 12:35:28 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The use of chemicals would create harsher division between Sunni and Shia Muslims.

Assad being Shia minority, fighting against the Sunni majority there.

That could help us get better commitments in the region against Iran.

But, Evil Obama is President, so never mind.


16 posted on 12/06/2012 12:47:46 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I just had a worst-case scenario vision: Assad arranges to be evacuated to some haven in Latin America (probably Venezuela), and then uses his chemical arsenal to devastate Syria.


17 posted on 12/06/2012 12:49:10 AM PST by Meshakhad
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To: Forward the Light Brigade; FARS; no-to-illegals; SunkenCiv; All

I fear your bones may be right. Meanwhile here is another view of the problem. Reading it, my conclusion is the most useful thing that could be done is to clear the skies of airplanes, except for the problem of how Russia would react.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/syria-loaded-chemical-weapons-bombs-awaiting-attack-order-010311575.html


18 posted on 12/06/2012 1:17:04 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: TigersEye
Yeah. Preparing the compliant msm for another "right war", like Libya.

hussein is accomplishing 2 goals here:

1. mollifying his base.To the radical progressives the only "just war" for the US to be involved in is one in which we have no national interest or it will harm our interests.

2. Pleasing his saudi (sunni) masters. Both Israel and iran, including their hashemite puppet syria must be destroyed for the sunni caliphate to rule.

19 posted on 12/06/2012 1:37:05 AM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: TigersEye

Syria has been full of WMD’s for many years. That you don’t see them simply means you’re not paying attention, and haven’t been.

There’s WMD’s in Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Gaza, Egypt and anywhere with an islamic regime. Even the “moderates” like Kuwait.


20 posted on 12/06/2012 1:41:30 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Hardraade

Strange, and no WMD in Iraq? Go figure.


21 posted on 12/06/2012 1:49:30 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: Hardraade

Where’s the proof? The same intel community that said there were WMDs in Iraq?


22 posted on 12/06/2012 1:52:12 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: gleeaikin

Why should we do anything there, no matter what is happening? These rebels are pure jihadi wahabbi moslem brotherhood. The same crew that took over Egypt and crufiying Christians.

And im amazed how many people here are content to believe Obama’s claim that gas attacks are about to happen, which happens to be his way to get us in a war in Syria.

Insanity. The rebels are more anti israel than Assad. Obama is doing more of his evil work. And unfortunately, many on our side automatically support every single war, no matter how wrong it is for us.


23 posted on 12/06/2012 1:59:44 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: TigersEye

Why in Gods name is everyone so eager to attack into the middle of a civil war in Syria, on behalf of the moslem brotherhood that just took over Egypt?
Can there ever be ANY war that we are not dragged into? How many hundreds of billions will this one cost us as we try to install a new radical sharia government?

Why is this our business? Assad is bad, but we are about to replace him with someone FAR worse. This is not worth one single American life.


24 posted on 12/06/2012 2:06:08 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Hardraade
That you don’t see them simply means you’re not paying attention, and haven’t been.

That's because I've been wasting my time putting together posts like this...

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What have you been doing other than missing sarcasm so obvious a 10 year old could catch it?

25 posted on 12/06/2012 2:06:24 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: TigersEye

The “intel community”? If you had any connections, you’re know what the intel community is. It’s not what you think it is, I can guarantee you that ;).

Anyway, there are facts out there that you’ll not find in published documents or the press. Like, Saudi Arabia has had a biowar program for a generation more advanced than the old Soviet Biopreparat, connected to Denmark and now almost certainly employing some fo the old Biopreparat researchers. The US is, too.

And yes, there were WMD’s in Iraq. Thank you for the Democrat Underground moment, you idjit.


26 posted on 12/06/2012 2:10:57 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: DesertRhino

I can’t imagine why anyone here would consider for even a moment following 0bamugabe into a war. He’s orchestrating this whole thing to destroy Israel.


27 posted on 12/06/2012 2:11:03 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Hardraade

You’re stupid.


28 posted on 12/06/2012 2:11:44 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: TigersEye

Yeah well, I don’t do sarcasm before coffee. Deal with it :)).


29 posted on 12/06/2012 2:14:53 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Oh boy... I sure hope the Syrians don’t launch those things into America’s concentrated Democrat parasite nests, I mean cities.


30 posted on 12/06/2012 2:18:03 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: gleeaikin

Smells like a setup in the making. Best guess ... both sides have chemical weapons.


31 posted on 12/06/2012 2:57:29 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
This won't be a crisis unless some guy in the deep south produces a video that hurts the feelings of a couple of Muslims.
32 posted on 12/06/2012 3:42:08 AM PST by JIM O
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Zer0 is prepared for this. He has a sharply worded protest letter waiting.

I'm told it's in all CAPITALS, BOLD, and..ITALICS.
The maximum!!

33 posted on 12/06/2012 3:45:40 AM PST by Vinnie (A)
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To: Eagles6

You haven’t been paying attention. obama sides with the iranians almost 100% of the time. The saudis collude with Israel way too much.


34 posted on 12/06/2012 3:59:36 AM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: TigersEye

Well well well. I seem torecall another President making that argument...and has been vilified ever since. Any question on where those chemical weapons came from? But with a compliant media and dumbed down public, any story this particular adminstration puts out will be the ‘news that’s fit to print’. I hate these people.


35 posted on 12/06/2012 4:06:30 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Hardraade
“And yes, there were WMD’s in Iraq.”

And they weren't there when we got there for one very simple reason:

After farting around for weeks with those imbeciles in the UN, our friend Saddam had plenty of time to get rid of them. And he did - to Syria. We have tons of video of miles of trucks streaming from Iraq to Syria.

Sane people have known the weapons have been there all along - liberal idiots will soon find out.

36 posted on 12/06/2012 4:18:51 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

My take is that Syria has WMD’s from Saddam but likely has no forces trained to use them and not die in the process.


37 posted on 12/06/2012 4:22:37 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: TigersEye
I am tired of the US putting ‘boots on the ground’. If we are going to war then put B52s in the air and do it right and do it quickly and screw the collateral damage.
38 posted on 12/06/2012 4:43:28 AM PST by Bob Buchholz
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Our gutless hack in the White House should have struck with drones, when the first truck entered the compound where the UNMIXED chemicals were stored.

1- You destroy the truck and occupants, not necessarily the chemicals.
2- IF the chemicals are damaged, at least they’re unmixed and less lethal.
3- You send a strong message NOT TO TOUCH!

We were told the reason for the crappy response in Benghazi was that the drones were monitoring the Chem Weapons storage sites in Syria.

So, what part of “monitoring” did the WH fail to comprehend?


39 posted on 12/06/2012 5:17:30 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: TigersEye

Except maybe the ones Sadaam shipped there just before the war.


40 posted on 12/06/2012 5:43:40 AM PST by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: no-to-illegals

“Smells like a setup in the making. Best guess ... both sides have chemical weapons.”

I do too. Obama wants Assad out NOW, and that’s why we have seen articles in the press raising the alarm about Assad using chemical weapons. At this juncture, what is to stop the REBELS from firing off some chemical weapons and blaming it on Assad’s forces? How would any of us know the truth??? It gives the US a reason to “step in” and quickly finish Assad’s military off.


41 posted on 12/06/2012 5:52:03 AM PST by MNGal
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To: TigersEye

Actually, the same WMDs. Saddam shipped them to Syria before we invaded....


42 posted on 12/06/2012 5:52:57 AM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: TigersEye

Very possibly.


43 posted on 12/06/2012 6:01:48 AM PST by onedoug
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To: TigersEye
can’t imagine why anyone here would consider for even a moment following 0bamugabe into a war. He’s orchestrating this whole thing to destroy Israel.

*I* am not following *him* anywhere, let alone to war against the Assad regime in Syria. I am looking at the current situation in that neck of the woods vis a vis certain Biblical prophecies, nothing more than that...

the infowarrior

44 posted on 12/06/2012 7:16:41 AM PST by infowarrior
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To: SueRae

Yeah. How come nobody’s asking: why the rush to judgement?


45 posted on 12/06/2012 7:41:13 AM PST by virgil
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To: DesertRhino

Every media campaign has a hidden purpose.

I would not be surprised to see a false flag chemical/bio attack on CONUS by an alleged Hezbollah team.

They are looking for an event to crack on our domestic critics and dissidents.

Pray that I am wrong.


46 posted on 12/06/2012 10:44:55 AM PST by darth
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