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U.S. Intelligence Confirms Chemical Weapons Use In Syria
Fox News ^ | June 13, 2013 | Emily Wither

Posted on 06/13/2013 3:12:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai

It has been confirmed by U.S. intelligence. Syria’s government has used chemical weapons in its ongoing civil war.

The President has not made a specific decision on a responsive action to this information. The White House saying it will make decisions on its own timeline.

The President is expected to talk to other world leaders about Syria at next week’s G8 Summit in Northern Ireland. …

(Excerpt) Read more at radio.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: caliphate; chemicalweapons; iraq; jihad; rop; saddam; syria; taqiyyah

1 posted on 06/13/2013 3:12:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Am I supposed to care about this?


2 posted on 06/13/2013 3:13:05 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Olog-hai

The UN observed that the WMDs were used by Obama’s
allies, al Qaeda.


3 posted on 06/13/2013 3:14:41 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Olog-hai

Yea.

So...?


4 posted on 06/13/2013 3:15:06 PM PDT by NVDave
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To: Olog-hai

Wag the dog


5 posted on 06/13/2013 3:15:44 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Timber Rattler

Am I supposed to care about this?


Wag the dog in progress...


6 posted on 06/13/2013 3:16:15 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Olog-hai

Did they get that from Verizon?


7 posted on 06/13/2013 3:16:29 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Olog-hai
How convenient! A "Reichstag Fire"!!!

And just in a nick of time too!!!

8 posted on 06/13/2013 3:16:55 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: Olog-hai

The NeoCons will have their war no matter who must die. We are about to jump off the cliff with the no-fly in Syria. The Syrians are likely to have a relatively robust Russian surface to air defense system operational and ready to try against the NATO aircraft.....we are at the cusp of a WW.


9 posted on 06/13/2013 3:17:31 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Timber Rattler

No kidding I’m so freaking tired of this stupidity that I can’t see straight. Just like Egypt, we give them billions and they are caught on open mic talking about their war against us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sSxkori-tPw


10 posted on 06/13/2013 3:21:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai
Do these Syrian chemical weapons include Saddam's old stockpiles, or were they acquired elsewhere?

Did Saddam have enough chemical weapons to justify moving them to Syria?

I'm still in the dark as to how many chemical weapons Saddam had. The left would have us believe that there were virtually none. Where does the truth lie, and is this what Syria is using?

11 posted on 06/13/2013 3:22:13 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, Obama is under the microscope, so that means we need to get more Americans dead for Islam.

You is supposed to cry for syrian Muzzies.

gag


12 posted on 06/13/2013 3:23:59 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: dforest

That red line will keep moving.


13 posted on 06/13/2013 3:24:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Timber Rattler

Am I supposed to care about this?

He wants to arm the rebels and bring 1.6 million Syrians to the US and probably more he ‘s not saying


14 posted on 06/13/2013 3:24:59 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Olog-hai

Well... as for the jihadis fighting them.. must suck to be them, eh?


15 posted on 06/13/2013 3:27:35 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Olog-hai
What specific chemical WMD agents were used ?
When were they used ?
Where were they used ?
What type of delivery system was used ?
How can they specifically trace that delivery system to the Syrian Army ?
How can they specifically trace the chemical compound to the Syrian Army ?
16 posted on 06/13/2013 3:28:35 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Diogenesis; LucyT; azishot

Yes, and Assad is winning and will slaughter that many 0b0z0 allies if they don’t leave Syria!

0c0ward will never, ever challenge Russia, China and Iran, period!

The Caliphate project will be stopped dead. Just wait for an “Arab summer” that will melt the 0h0m0llah’s installed Ikhwan allies.


17 posted on 06/13/2013 3:28:41 PM PDT by melancholy (Professor S. Alinsky, Fleet Maintenance, White Hive Trolley Bosses)
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To: Olog-hai

Arm both sides and let them fight to the last man!


18 posted on 06/13/2013 3:28:55 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The Gubment Has No Legitimacy. It needs to be Removed!)
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To: Olog-hai
Its a shame, but I don't believe anything coming out of this regime. They lied about Libya, in fact they've lied about just about everything they are involved in. Gun-running to Mexico, you name it.

So I'm not inclined to take their word about chemical weapons because whatever the truth is, the people informing us have no particular allegiance to truth. They will say whatever serves their agenda of the moment.

On the one hand, you have Syria who is Iran's catspaw. Toppling Assad means denying Iran its window to the Mediterranean. That's a worthy goal.

Then you have the rebels, who include AlQaeda, and who have been slaughtering Christians.

The President has been clear that the use of chemical weapons – or the transfer of chemical weapons to terrorist groups – is a red line for the United States

You would think slaughtering Christians would be some kind of red line.

19 posted on 06/13/2013 3:30:02 PM PDT by marron
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To: Olog-hai

0bama has conducted chemical warfare on the US by flying AF1 all over spewing deadly CO2 by the ton.


20 posted on 06/13/2013 3:30:19 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: Olog-hai
US Intelligence?

The ones that didn't stop the 911 attacks?

Who says they are correct?

21 posted on 06/13/2013 3:32:22 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: Olog-hai

Considering our national debt and other reasons, we should just say out of it.


22 posted on 06/13/2013 3:32:28 PM PDT by Jane Austen (Boycott the Philadelphia Eagles!)
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To: Olog-hai

In a war between an Evil and violent dictator vs. the Muslim Brotherhood - I find it hard to “pick a side” - they are both equally bad.


23 posted on 06/13/2013 3:33:36 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Paladin2

The ones that didn’t stop the Boston Marathon bombings too.


24 posted on 06/13/2013 3:33:37 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: TheBattman

The only solution is to wipe both of them out. But given the consistent removal of war footing by this country over the past few decades, who has the intestinal fortitude to do that, especially in DC?


25 posted on 06/13/2013 3:34:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

So Obama is going to Congress to get approval for military action?


26 posted on 06/13/2013 3:37:31 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Olog-hai

No shit Sherlock moment..just forget all those pesky little scandals here.


27 posted on 06/13/2013 3:51:42 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Timber Rattler

Did any Americans get killed?


28 posted on 06/13/2013 3:59:42 PM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Olog-hai
FUBAR ... Mucked up beyond all recognition.

Yes, the WWII G.I.s would say this alot.
29 posted on 06/13/2013 4:12:48 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist
"FUBAR ... Mucked up beyond all recognition. Yes, the WWII G.I.s would say this alot. "

Actually I know what was in 'Private Ryan' but we actually used more SNAFU. [essentially the same meaning].

30 posted on 06/13/2013 4:18:31 PM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Drill Thrawl

Then sell raffle tickets to see who gets to shoot the last jihadi standing.
All proceeds from the ticket sales are to go to the health and maintenance of Nebraska hog farms.


31 posted on 06/13/2013 4:19:38 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Olog-hai; All

How convenient for zero,zippy,bozo,obammie,head tool...

Seething mad right now at this BS. Who is gonna stop this madness and when?


32 posted on 06/13/2013 4:20:12 PM PDT by seeker41 (Take back your country before it is too late-STOP islamic expansion in the USA remove zero)
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To: Olog-hai

Guess it’s time for BO to move that line.


33 posted on 06/13/2013 4:22:08 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: iopscusa

On the basis of what fact did you draft “Neocons” into the conversation?


34 posted on 06/13/2013 4:22:09 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If you’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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To: 5th MEB

I like it!


35 posted on 06/13/2013 4:28:00 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The Gubment Has No Legitimacy. It needs to be Removed!)
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To: Olog-hai
Is there anyone who thought they would NOT find evidence of chemical use?

Only question was when would it be of greatest use.

What will overshadow the myriad scandals swirling around?

36 posted on 06/13/2013 4:50:26 PM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: molson209

Obama, importing jihad, killing and bankrupting America and saving money on Obamacare.

Lets put it this way, he will import the death panels.


37 posted on 06/13/2013 4:52:50 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Olog-hai

Sounds like the Obama cult has dreamed up a weapons of mass distraction plan.


38 posted on 06/13/2013 5:24:55 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Olog-hai

Does anyone question the Obama Intelligence Services?

Obama tells them the answer he wants and they get it for him.


39 posted on 06/13/2013 5:27:55 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Olog-hai

We have honest people working in those agencies.


40 posted on 06/13/2013 5:28:49 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: bmwcyle
We have honest people working in those agencies.

They are being spied on by the NSA, too. The most important function of the NSA is to root out dissension in the ranks!

41 posted on 06/13/2013 6:34:46 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

From dear leader?


42 posted on 06/13/2013 6:43:19 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

McCain, Graham, Krauthammer, all the tools that advised GWB and others qualify, http://www.freedomvrights.com/classicalvneo.html:
“Neo-conservatives and classical conservatives may very well share positions on some issues. Perhaps this is why neo-conservatives frequently regard themselves as simply “conservative.” But the formal assumptions from which they begin are logically incompatible with one another. That neo-conservatism and classical conservatism are as distinct from each other as the utilitarian and natural law traditions can be seen from their respective answers to questions concerning the basic character of reason/knowledge, morality, and the State.

Reason/knowledge. Neo-conservatives, whether they explicitly admit as much, endorse a trans-cultural, trans-historical conception of Reason. Reason, on this score, while influenced by tradition, is ultimately capable of rising over and against it. When neo-conservatives (and others, for that matter) approvingly cite Jefferson’s affirmation of “self-evident” truths, this is the model of Reason on which they rely.

Classical conservatives, in contrast, from at least the time of Burke in the eighteenth century, have repeatedly rejected this notion of Reason as a rationalist’s dream. The individual has reason, it is true, but his reason is the product of centuries of tradition. Knowledge consists not in the abstract intellectual apprehension of “self-evident truths,” but in unarticulated feelings, habits, and customs that have become “second nature.”

Morality. Inseparable from the neo-conservative’s abstract, universalistic, tradition-neutral notion of Reason is an equally abstract, universalistic, tradition-neutral conception of morality. Morality is comprised essentially of “principles,” specifically, principles of “natural” or “human right.” Neo-conservatives are as given to the language of “human rights” as are their ideological opponents on the Left. These principles are uniquely accessible to all rational beings.

Classical conservatives, on the other hand, have tended to eschew all talk of “natural rights” and/or “human rights.” Morality is local, tradition-constituted. Whatever principles there may be, they are the offspring of a historically specific, shared way of life, and not its parent: principle stands in relation to practice the way cliff notes relate to the text that they summarize, not the other way around.

The State. Neo-conservatives, like ideologues of various left and right wing persuasions, conceive the State as an “enterprise association.” This is the term that the twentieth century conservative British philosopher Michael Oakeshott used to describe a model of the State on which it is said to exist for the sake of bringing to fruition some premeditated ideal or end, like Freedom, Equality, Virtue, Security, Prosperity, or Democracy. The ideal is held to transcend society, but it is the goal toward the accomplishment of which the resources of citizens must be deployed. At no time is a State more like an enterprise association than during times of war, for it is when a state is at war that government must have every available quantum of power at its disposal in order to insure victory. Also, it is in war that citizens are expected to make a concerted effort to bring about the telos, the purpose, for the sake of which the association exists. This explains why even when a nation is not literally at war, ideologues on both the Right and Left avail themselves of the language of war in order to unify support behind their favored causes (“The War on Poverty,” “The War on Drugs,” “The Cultural Wars,” etc.).....”


43 posted on 06/14/2013 4:16:31 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Uncle Miltie

In conclusion, neo-conservatism really isn’t an expression of conservatism at all. It is a form of Enlightenment liberal rationalism, the sort of liberal rationalism in reaction against which conservatism originally emerged and developed as a distinctive tradition of thought.


44 posted on 06/14/2013 4:32:26 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: iopscusa

Thanks for the detailed response. Wanted to make sure you weren’t one of those “It’s The Jews’ Fault!” kinda guys....

;-)


45 posted on 06/14/2013 9:21:46 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If you’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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