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Security Council meets on alleged Syrian chemical attack
Debka ^ | August 21, 2013, 7:14 PM (GMT+02:00)

Posted on 08/21/2013 9:43:29 AM PDT by Dave346

France, Britain and the US have called an emergency Security Council meeting for Wednesday night 2200 hours (Israeli time) on the alleged Syrian chemical attack which the opposition claims killed 1,300 people. DEBKAfile: Any resolution condemning the Assad regime will be blocked by Russian and Chinese vetoes. Moscow has meanwhile called for “a fair and professional investigation” into the alleged chemical attack


TOPICS: Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: assad; france; gas; iran; israel; lebanon; poison; russia; securitycouncil; syria; un; unsc; waronterror; wmd

1 posted on 08/21/2013 9:43:29 AM PDT by Dave346
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To: Dave346

Apparently the job of the arab league is to figure out how to best convince someone else to deal with their internal problems.


2 posted on 08/21/2013 9:46:11 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Dave346

I smell a “false flag” operation staged by the rebel New Syrian Army. It makes no sense for Assad to use chemical weapons.


3 posted on 08/21/2013 9:47:06 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: MasterGunner01
"I smell a “false flag” operation staged by the rebel New Syrian Army. It makes no sense for Assad to use chemical weapons."

Same suspicion. UN chemical weapons inspectors have just arrived in Syria, so why would Assad stage a large scale weapons attack at the same time? More likely, Obama's terrorist allies have killed some of their own for the cameras.

4 posted on 08/21/2013 9:51:12 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Truth29

If that’s the case, which it most certainly is, the story will quickly disappear.


5 posted on 08/21/2013 9:55:13 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Dave346

Also from debka:

Israel’s Defense Minister Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday: “The use of chemical weapons by the regime is not a first. Even ousting Bashar Assad will not lead to the end of the Syrian conflict, since there are now battles between different factions in the country.”


6 posted on 08/21/2013 9:55:14 AM PDT by Dave346
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To: Dave346

That’s actually what I see in the future of Egypt. Lots of factions with their own agendas. Mubarak had them demoralized due to long standing strength but now every group with a manifesto thinks they have a legitimate shot at power.

Kinda like a cycle with a case of the tank slappers. You might ride it for 100 yards or so but she’s goin down.


7 posted on 08/21/2013 10:10:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Dave346

Why does the security council even bother? We don’t really want to get involved and the Russians will veto anything substantive in any case. It seems rather pointless.


8 posted on 08/21/2013 10:11:15 AM PDT by Blackyce (French President Jacques Chirac: "As far as I'm concerned, war alwaysmeans failure.")
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To: MasterGunner01

If the al qaeda backed opposition had chemical weapons stockpiles that big, they wouldn’t use them to make a play for international attention.


9 posted on 08/21/2013 10:15:12 AM PDT by Blackyce (French President Jacques Chirac: "As far as I'm concerned, war alwaysmeans failure.")
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To: Blackyce
Part of the Benghazi attack was about the transfer of chemical weapons (from Gaddafi's stockpile). These weapons went from Libya to Turkey. There, CIA (or contractors) were showing the New Syrian Army troops how to handle them and mount chemical warheads on Scud missiles. This was recorded by Russian spy satellites. I suspect, I can't prove it, that the Benghazi attack was orchestrated by the Russians through surrogates to put a shot across Hillary Clinton's and Barry Obama’s bows. If chemical weapons have been used, the first persons to suspect are the rebels. They have the most to gain by pinning weapons use on Assad.
10 posted on 08/21/2013 10:31:36 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Blackyce

Security Council facilitated by Valerie Jarrett.

This crew will phone it in.


11 posted on 08/21/2013 11:00:39 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Dave346

There appears to be an inching towards some sort of foreign intervention in Syria.

Something emotional like a large scale use of chemical weapons with many casualties would help that process along giving a rationale-excuse for Obama and others to get involved.


12 posted on 08/21/2013 11:03:24 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: Nextrush

“Something emotional like a large scale use of chemical weapons with many casualties would help that process along giving a rationale-excuse for Obama and others to get involved.”

Hussein Obama is too WEAK to get involved. He will just back down, back up another step, and draw a NEW line in the sand!


13 posted on 08/21/2013 11:30:44 AM PDT by 2harddrive
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14 posted on 08/21/2013 12:24:00 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: MasterGunner01

Did you realize that “ today’s apparent chemical massacre outside Damascus falls a year to the day from Obama issuing his empty “red line” threat.”

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/08/21/one-year-ago-today-obama-warns-assad-not-to-cross-the-red-line-of-chemical-weapons/

Interesting comments at the link ... such as “ if Zelin’s theory that Assad did this as a middle finger to Obama and the world is correct, the presence of inspectors only makes the defiance sweeter for him, no? Note that the inspectors aren’t free to investigate the new attack either — their movements are restricted to the locations of previous alleged chemical attacks — so it’s not like they’re a threat to find the smoking gun of what just happened.”


15 posted on 08/21/2013 4:02:08 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: Dave346

thanks to obama’s “reset” with russia i am certain we will have no trouble persuading putin to dump his long time ally.

is obama actually admitting that his “red line” has been crossed? haven’t seen that yet. he usually finds any excuse to prop up these animals as long as possible.

people can say what they will about the Iraq war, but it did have the nice result of bringing about the execution of Saddam Hussein.


16 posted on 08/21/2013 5:27:15 PM PDT by KingofZion
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To: MasterGunner01

Sounds plausible. It was said that the regime was winning, and this took place in the outskirts of Damascus. I didn’t think that the rebels were that close to the capital.


17 posted on 08/21/2013 6:01:51 PM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: MissMagnolia
Perhaps.

But, Obama (and his real brain, Valerie Jarrett) is not above staging such an incident to help demonize Assad in world opinion. Obama is a Muslim Brotherhood lover and Jarrett has Iranian sympathies. My money is on the O&J tag team. I really don't think Assad is this stupid. He's a survivor first, and this is like committing suicide.

18 posted on 08/22/2013 3:12:12 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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19 posted on 08/22/2013 3:21:07 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Dave346

This is the second time that someone in Syria has crossed the red line drawn by Obama. They better watch out over there. Obama means business. They better not cross the purple line, or the blue line. And then there’s the black line and the white line. And we could take Bo the Wonder Dog and have him pee while running, and hey, that would be a line.

There’s lots of lines. Not that I would want Obama to get involved in the Syrian mess. I just wish he would stay the heck out of it and stop supplying arms to either side. Anything he does will be botched. But he ought not to be drawing lines or threatening action.

No one anywhere takes the U.S. seriously any more after five years of Obama.


20 posted on 08/22/2013 3:38:35 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Don't worry, I'm sure the Assad regime, and the Iranian mullahcracy, and the Hizbollah, and the Russians used special gas that only kills jihadists. Y'know, jihadists other than Iranians and Hizbollah.
21 posted on 08/22/2013 3:50:45 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Alas Babylon!; ASA Vet; Travis McGee; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Liz
Obozoliar becomes more like LBJ with his war on poverty and his intent to have a war with ASSAD.


22 posted on 08/24/2013 6:53:37 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Obozoliar and his thugs in his outhouse lie 24/7/365. They are unable to tell the truth.)
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To: MasterGunner01

“Part of the Benghazi attack was about the transfer of chemical weapons (from Gaddafi’s stockpile). These weapons went from Libya to Turkey. There, CIA (or contractors) were showing the New Syrian Army troops how to handle them and mount chemical warheads on Scud missiles. This was recorded by Russian spy satellites. I suspect, I can’t prove it, that the Benghazi attack was orchestrated by the Russians through surrogates to put a shot across Hillary Clinton’s and Barry Obama’s bows. If chemical weapons have been used, the first persons to suspect are the rebels. They have the most to gain by pinning weapons use on Assad.”

Below is a very interesting and different look at who might have been responsible for the killing of Ambassador Stevens and others at Benghazi, Assad.

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/detail/print/former-muslim-brotherhood-member-tells-us-what-the-government-wont-about-the-terror-attack-in-Benghazi

Former Muslim Brotherhood Member tells us what the Government won’t about the Terror Attack in Benghazi August 12, 2013

Dr. Mark Christian from the Global Faith Institute sent The Gateway Pundit his account of the Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012:

Syrian president Bashar el Assad, Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah of Lebanon are fully responsible for the death of United States Ambassador Christopher Stevens. President

Obama has known this fact since the minute he first learned about the attack.

Stevens, from his Benghazi base, was stockpiling weapons - and resourcing the expert fighters who could use them - to topple Assad’s rule in Syria. On September 11, 2012, Assad powerfully punched back, raiding the Benghazi compound which housed the armament for his own destruction. Though Assad’s reprisal resulted in the loss of four American lives, including Stevens, he forcefully conveyed that he would not be thrown out of the ring.

The Syrian uprising is not a simple “the good guys vs. the bad guys” action-packed conflict. While there is plenty of action, there are no good guys. There are, however, two opponents who have been duking it out for hundreds of years, the Sunnis and the Shiites.

In the Sunni corner, we have U.S. President Barack Obama, championed primarily by Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Egypt. Their combatants, the Shiites, include Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah - the Lebanese militia controlled by Iran and Syria.

Under President Barack Obama’s direction in the 2011 Arab Spring, the Sunnis had already ousted evil dictators from countries such as Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. It appeared to be pro-democracy freedom-fighting at its finest. It wasn’t. The overthrown governments were quickly replaced with Muslim-Brotherhood-aligned, Sunni Islamic theocracies. And the next country on the list for overthrow was Syria. But unlike the easier targets of Mubarek, Ben Ali, and Gaddafi, Shiite Syrian leader Bashar Assad has the powerful allies of Iran, Hezbollah, and Russia.

The Assad regime was fully aware of the shrouded activity in Benghazi, fully aware that Ambassador Christopher Stevens, the man credited for the assassination of Gaddafi, was much more than an ambassador. Though serving in Tripoli as the U.S. Ambassador to transition a tribal Libya to Sunni Islamic rule, Stevens covertly used Benghazi as his base of operation for the next phase of Arab Spring: overthrowing Assad in Syria. From his Benghazi compound Stevens stored and supplied weapons for thousands of hired, rebel fighters - many of which were al-Qaeda - headed to Syria.


23 posted on 08/24/2013 6:58:08 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Obozoliar and his thugs in his outhouse lie 24/7/365. They are unable to tell the truth.)
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To: Grampa Dave
Moscow has called for “a fair and professional investigation” into the alleged Syrian chemical attack. Any UN resolution condemning the Assad regime will be blocked by Russian and Chinese vetoes.

As usual, Obobo is on the wrong side-----the rebels against Assad are the same jihadist bunch killing Christians in Egypt.

The Syrian Islamics want Assad out b/c he accepts Christians (and presumably does not endorse Islamic slaughter of Christians).

Coincidentally (snix), Russia and China have rallied behind Gen al-Sisi and denounced the Muslim slaughter of Christans in Egypt.

24 posted on 08/24/2013 7:04:08 AM PDT by Liz
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