Skip to comments.John Kerry: US has proof that sarin gas used in Syria
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 ...
Well, that settles it then. Release the hounds! < /S >
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.
We used to get a positive chemical attack indication on the chemical detection strips by spraying them with insecticide.
fine....WHO DID IT!!
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?
Well, does he have proof who used them? The government or the rebels?
“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.
So, Barry-O was ready to go to war before, but decided not to, based on finding out that there WAS actually gas there?
You'll pardon me if I don't believe him.
very similar chemistry
Still hard to believe that just a couple of years ago, Assad was a “reformer.” Now he’s the devil incarnate.
Looks like we ALL are asking the same question. To bad the Obama administration isn’t as curious.
“US has proof sarin gas used in Syria”
Excellent news. Send them more.
It works on the low-information voters.
Do you think that matters to Barry-O when the Viagra is kicking in?
“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.
He who smelt it, dealt it.
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 .”
Sadly, America can’t have confidence in the current SOS.
Fact is, that he sided with America’s enemy during times in the past
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?
* 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?
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.
“....shows that the administration had learnt of the sarin use within the past 24 hours through samples of hair and blood.”
But it does not prove in any way WHO it was that used sarin.
Just posted the line of thought. great minds and all.
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.
But then this is not the first time sarin has been found in Syria:
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!!
Is it seared in his memory?
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.
“Well, does he have proof who used them? The government or the rebels?”
Do you care, and if so, why?
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.
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.
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.
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.
And all of the dopes who voiced ZERO concern about his instatement as SOStare can just shut it, and DO something about this
I meant was this gas military grade or home cooked.
Can we get some background on these "activists"? I'd like to know who is supporting these people and what are they "activists" for.
I’m sure most of us here can imagine a few other places sarin gas needs to be used . . . .
Damn good rant.
Hey Kerry! What are you doing to quell the violence in your wife’s homeland of Mozambique?
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
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.
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