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John Kerry: US has proof that sarin gas used in Syria
Daily Telegraph ^ | 1 September, 2013 | Harriet Alexander, and agencies

Posted on 09/01/2013 11:02:08 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy

John Kerry, the American secretary of state, has said that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria and said "the case gets stronger by the day" for a military attack.

President Bashar al-Assad, he said, "has now joined the list of Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein" in deploying chemical weapons against his population.

A day after President Barack Obama stepped back from his threat to launch an attack, Mr Kerry said in a series of interviews on the Sunday news shows that the administration had learnt of the sarin use within the past 24 hours through samples of hair and blood. The samples were provided to Washington by activists in Damascus, independently of the UN investigation.

Mr Kerry also said he was confident that Congress will give Mr Obama its backing for an attack against Syria, but he also said the president has authority to act on his own if Congress doesn't give its approval. While Mr Kerry stopped short of saying Mr Obama was committed to such a course even if politicians refuse to authorise force, he did tell ABC's This Week that "we are not going to lose this vote."

Congress is scheduled to return from a summer break on Sept. 9.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911truthers; chemicalwarfare; damascus; iran; israel; lebanon; maheralassad; randsconcerntrolls; russia; sarin; soskerry; syria; thebrotherdidit; unitedkingdom; waronterror
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1 posted on 09/01/2013 11:02:08 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy
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To: ScaniaBoy

Well, that settles it then. Release the hounds! < /S >


2 posted on 09/01/2013 11:04:53 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: ScaniaBoy
Notice how he has not said “Syria used sarin against the insurgents”.

Just because sarin was used does not mean Assad used it against the insurgents.

In reality, the insurgents used gas either as a false flag operation or a work accident.

3 posted on 09/01/2013 11:05:05 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: ScaniaBoy

We used to get a positive chemical attack indication on the chemical detection strips by spraying them with insecticide.


4 posted on 09/01/2013 11:05:38 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: ScaniaBoy

fine....WHO DID IT!!


5 posted on 09/01/2013 11:05:48 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Not buying it, they’re just trying to save face now...and I wonder how many Servicemen will have to die just so that the Kenyan and Lurch can save face?


6 posted on 09/01/2013 11:05:55 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ScaniaBoy

Well, does he have proof who used them? The government or the rebels?


7 posted on 09/01/2013 11:06:25 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: ScaniaBoy

“John Kerry, the American secretary of state, has said that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria...”

Who used them? Maybe that should be definitively determined before choosing to bomb the tar out of the Assad regime.


8 posted on 09/01/2013 11:06:58 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: ScaniaBoy
the administration had learnt of the sarin use within the past 24 hours

So, Barry-O was ready to go to war before, but decided not to, based on finding out that there WAS actually gas there?

9 posted on 09/01/2013 11:07:21 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: ScaniaBoy
In my experience, Kerry is a traitor coward gold digger that has lied most every time he has spoken in public.

You'll pardon me if I don't believe him.

10 posted on 09/01/2013 11:07:53 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: blueunicorn6

very similar chemistry


11 posted on 09/01/2013 11:08:11 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: rdcbn

Still hard to believe that just a couple of years ago, Assad was a “reformer.” Now he’s the devil incarnate.


12 posted on 09/01/2013 11:08:19 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: MNGal

Looks like we ALL are asking the same question. To bad the Obama administration isn’t as curious.


13 posted on 09/01/2013 11:08:21 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: ScaniaBoy

“US has proof sarin gas used in Syria”

Excellent news. Send them more.


14 posted on 09/01/2013 11:08:53 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: MNGal

It works on the low-information voters.


15 posted on 09/01/2013 11:08:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jim Noble

heh heh.


16 posted on 09/01/2013 11:09:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rawhide
Well, does he have proof who used them? The government or the rebels?

Do you think that matters to Barry-O when the Viagra is kicking in?

17 posted on 09/01/2013 11:09:18 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Ann Archy

“fine....WHO DID IT!!”......

Yep, give us PROOF that one side or the other actually did it.

I read a brief article a few days ago that the rebels claim to have “accidentally” released the gas themselves. Seems the MSM doesn’t want to promote that story in order to protect their great one. IMO, that claim needs looking into BEFORE ANY shots are fired.


18 posted on 09/01/2013 11:09:24 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Progov
“fine....WHO DID IT!!”......

He who smelt it, dealt it.

19 posted on 09/01/2013 11:09:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ScaniaBoy

But does he have proof of WHO used it?

The lack of words speaks louder. Kind of like a child molester who doesn’t say “I did not molest that child” and gives tired old “I would never hurt a child .”


20 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:06 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Sadly, America can’t have confidence in the current SOS.

Fact is, that he sided with America’s enemy during times in the past


21 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Kerry is busy fabricating a video to “prove”
whatever he wants.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia sent sarin to al Qaeda by way of
Obama. Workplace accident or false flag?


22 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:23 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: ScaniaBoy
Just watched John F'n Kerry on FNS. A few questions come to mind:

* Who, indeed, are "our friends" in the region (not counting Israel)?
* With the known "signatures" of the Sarin gas, WHO manufactured it?
* If the Sarin gas was stockpiled, who controlled the stockpile?
* Is this one of the chemical weapons moved from Iraq by the Russians in 2003? Did the US issue these weapons to Iraq years ago?
* Who manufactured the Sarin gas delivery system?

Just askin'.....

23 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:31 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: ScaniaBoy

We actually have four dead Americans from Libya. Now....now they want to bomb Syria? These stupid s**t Democrats are going to end up bombing Iceland.


24 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:42 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: ScaniaBoy

“....shows that the administration had learnt of the sarin use within the past 24 hours through samples of hair and blood.”

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But it does not prove in any way WHO it was that used sarin.


25 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:45 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: rdcbn

Just posted the line of thought. great minds and all.


26 posted on 09/01/2013 11:11:51 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: ScaniaBoy

The use of the gas is not in question - it is WHO USED IT? Do we really want to be Al Queida’s air force???

The time for military action was one year ago in Benghazi when Americans were in harms way. That’s when Bammy should have donned his bomber jacket and kicked arse. Instead the IMPOTUS went to bed.

Syria is an issue for the World Court.

Isn’t it amazing that all the things the RATs wrongly accused GWB of doing, they are doing now in spades? Cowboy, world’s policeman, acting alone ... the list goes on.


27 posted on 09/01/2013 11:12:29 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: Diogenesis
Kerry is busy fabricating a video to “prove” whatever he wants.


28 posted on 09/01/2013 11:12:32 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ScaniaBoy
If a state decides to go the forensic route to defend its policies, then there is that tiny problem that everyone who has ever watched crime fiction on TV: chain of custody. Even if the samples do contain sarin, how will they be able to prove that this was not a contaminated intentionally or unintentionally on the way to the laboratory.

But then this is not the first time sarin has been found in Syria:

UK and France claim Syrian attack victims have tested positive for sarin (5 June, 2013).

29 posted on 09/01/2013 11:14:32 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Kerry also had proof that Americans cut off ears and wired up testicles in Vietnam. He did serve in Vietnam you know. And went on a secret CIA Christmas mission into Cambodia for president Nixon (before he was even inaugurated). It’s seared into his memory. Then he got a couple scratches, awarded himself some medals and sent himself home. At home, the coward turned traitor, threw his medals over the White House fence and joined the anti-war crusade to surrender to the commies. Now he’s working for a commie (who never served) but both of them are NOW gung-ho and have balls larger than any combat marine and are calling for all out wahr by God!! This is America!! Our commie president drew a red line and someone (we don’t know exactly who) but someone stepped over it and someone MUST DIE!!

And a lot of good folks are going to die for nothing if the congress doesn’t get a hold on these idiot sons a bitches soon.

Impeach the imperialist clowns!!


30 posted on 09/01/2013 11:14:42 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Is it seared in his memory?


31 posted on 09/01/2013 11:15:19 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: ScaniaBoy
Was the Turner Joy seen somewhere in the vicinity?
32 posted on 09/01/2013 11:15:30 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: ScaniaBoy

Is it just my suspicious, cynical nature about these photos of poison gas victims or do they appear posed? Shouldn’t the people around the bodies be wearing some type of hazmat gear? It’s not like islamists are above faking photos, we’ve seen it many times.


33 posted on 09/01/2013 11:15:32 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: rawhide

“Well, does he have proof who used them? The government or the rebels?”

Do you care, and if so, why?


34 posted on 09/01/2013 11:15:40 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: ScaniaBoy
Probably of a false flag operation is high. We need to stay out of this.
35 posted on 09/01/2013 11:15:59 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: rdcbn

Nor does it mean it was military grade or home cooked.
Remember the rag tag Japanese terrorists who released sarin gas
on a train. If a rag tag group can make or obtain sarin gas, who is to say
a much more well funded and well organized Jihadist Syrian Rebels did
not do the same.


36 posted on 09/01/2013 11:17:26 AM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: ScaniaBoy

I know chemical weapons are horrific, but so is a saw to the neck, a .44 to the head, a hangrenade in the humvee, etc. Dead is dead. Maimed is maimed.


37 posted on 09/01/2013 11:17:54 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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There certainly are voluminous quantities of gas coming from the 0bunghole
administration ... but I don't think it's sarin gas.
38 posted on 09/01/2013 11:18:00 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: ScaniaBoy

So John F’n Kerry was for Congressional approval before he was against it (when they vote down approval for King Zero’s military adventure). Just getting the headline in early for the “news” media.


39 posted on 09/01/2013 11:20:01 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: ScaniaBoy

It. Ok this head of Viet Nam Vets against the War can go tell them to stop it and leave our military out of this civil war.

Swift boat

And all of the dopes who voiced ZERO concern about his instatement as SOStare can just shut it, and DO something about this


40 posted on 09/01/2013 11:20:25 AM PDT by stanne
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To: tennmountainman

I meant was this gas military grade or home cooked.


41 posted on 09/01/2013 11:20:44 AM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Jim Robinson
threw his medals over the White House fence

Not exactly.

42 posted on 09/01/2013 11:23:45 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Palin was right (again)!)
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The samples were provided to Washington by activists in Damascus, independently of the UN investigation.

Can we get some background on these "activists"? I'd like to know who is supporting these people and what are they "activists" for.

43 posted on 09/01/2013 11:24:31 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: ScaniaBoy

I’m sure most of us here can imagine a few other places sarin gas needs to be used . . . .


44 posted on 09/01/2013 11:24:36 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Damn good rant.


45 posted on 09/01/2013 11:25:15 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Hey Kerry! What are you doing to quell the violence in your wife’s homeland of Mozambique?


46 posted on 09/01/2013 11:26:07 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: NonValueAdded

I don’t care who used it. It is a civil war with no good guys on either side that we need to stay out of.
Unless they used it on us
I
Don’t
Care!


47 posted on 09/01/2013 11:26:32 AM PDT by sheana
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To: ScaniaBoy
Believe that liar? or this one? the man has no respect for fine furniture...thinks he looks cool.
48 posted on 09/01/2013 11:26:52 AM PDT by yoe ("They Come To America" order it now: http://www.theycometoamerica.com/buy-dvd/)
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To: ScaniaBoy

President Bashar al-Assad, he said, “has now joined the list of Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein” in deploying chemical weapons against his population.


What! But Kerry was against the Iraq war.


49 posted on 09/01/2013 11:27:44 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: Jim Robinson
Threw someone else's medals over the fence.
50 posted on 09/01/2013 11:28:16 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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