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Russia releases key findings on chemical attack near Aleppo indicating similarity with rebel-made...
RT ^ | 9/4/2013 | RT

Posted on 09/04/2013 7:14:35 PM PDT by FR_addict

Probes from Khan al-Assal show chemicals used in the March 19 attack did not belong to standard Syrian army ammunition, and that the shell carrying the substance was similar to those made by a rebel fighter group, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated.

A statement released by the ministry on Wednesday particularly drew attention to the “massive stove-piping of various information aimed at placing the responsibility for the alleged chemical weapons use in Syria on Damascus, even though the results of the UN investigation have not yet been revealed.” ...

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Full title is: Russia releases key findings on chemical attack near Aleppo indicating similarity with rebel-made weapons

1 posted on 09/04/2013 7:14:35 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: FR_addict

This was the MARCH attack, not the more recent AUGUST attack.

Just FYI.


2 posted on 09/04/2013 7:15:57 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: FR_addict

So let’s see...we gave WMD to Saddam to war against Iran...Saddam gave WMD to Syria...now we’re going into Syria to get back our WMD.

Gotta be an easier way.


3 posted on 09/04/2013 7:18:25 PM PDT by gotribe (Vladimir Putin is MY President)
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To: gotribe

At least we made sure that Sadaam destroyed most of his stuff before we went in


4 posted on 09/04/2013 7:21:44 PM PDT by Homer1
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To: FR_addict
According to the article:
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday said the UN investigators are set to return to Syria to investigate several other cases of alleged chemical weapons use, including the March 19 incident in Khan al-Assal.
5 posted on 09/04/2013 7:22:34 PM PDT by FR_addict
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Wonder who in the MSM will cover this acount?


6 posted on 09/04/2013 7:23:53 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: SoFloFreeper

“This was the MARCH attack, not the more recent AUGUST attack.”

That is in the first sentence of the article. Russia is making their case that the new incident is more likely to be the rebels, not the Syrian government.


7 posted on 09/04/2013 7:24:38 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: gotribe

At least we’re getting paid to do it this time. We used to do it for free, now we prostitute our military to the highest bidder in cases where no national interest exists.


8 posted on 09/04/2013 7:37:07 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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That's right!! And if we do it well maybe we can get a bonus that will pay off our debt.

This is what being in debt leads to internationally now. Prostituting out our military.

9 posted on 09/04/2013 7:40:54 PM PDT by MarMema
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To: 1010RD

Affirmative action grants aiming to subsidize the credibility of the one without any is not so free. He will barter us away for this “ice cream” or drug or blow job or what have you. He is a “ giver”


10 posted on 09/04/2013 7:54:24 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: gotribe

“So let’s see...we gave WMD to Saddam to war against Iran...Saddam gave WMD to Syria...now we’re going into Syria to get back our WMD.”

No, the US did not arm Iraq. The equipment Iraq used was either Russian or French. The US did arm Iran until the Shah was unseated after that the US did not sell weapons to Iran either. The truth is other than a few fighter planes and (I think) M-48 tanks obtained before the Shah was ousted the US did not arm either Iraq or Iran in the their war with each other.

Any WMD they had they made themselves or bought from France, China, North Korea or Russia not the US. The charge that US armed Iraq or Iran while often repeated is a cynical lie put out by the hard left.


11 posted on 09/04/2013 7:55:39 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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Bingo, during the Iraq-Iran war our support was logistical and support. Nothing more. I don’t recall any M1 Abrahms or M-16s or F-15s. It is the lie that keeps lying by the left assholes.


12 posted on 09/04/2013 8:14:45 PM PDT by crazydad (Obamamohamed is a traitor)
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To: 1010RD
At least we’re getting paid to do it this time.

Yeah, in Saudi laundered campaign contributions to DemoRat politicians.

13 posted on 09/04/2013 8:36:31 PM 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: apocalypto
"Wonder who in the MSM will cover this account?"

I think I'm going to send articles like this to the city paper editor-in-chief and publisher (especially articles written by foreign press)

Probably won't do anything good, but I'll get it off my chest. <8:/

14 posted on 09/04/2013 9:12:58 PM PDT by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: FR_addict

The Russian position is:

It’s PROVEN that the rebels have used gas, and Assad had no reason to use gas recently BECAUSE HE IS WINNING against the AQ rebels.

Obama position:
I don’ need no stinkin’ facts, America will be Al qaeda’s Air Force!


15 posted on 09/04/2013 9:22:25 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: crazydad

We did give Saddam a few helicopters, old, surplus UH-1’s. I believe we gave him 8 of them, via the French, who were the PRIMARY arms supplier for Iraq.

REALITY is so very different than Hollywood movies, isn’t it?
Yet, so many Americans “Know” the “Truth!”, because they saw it in a movie.


16 posted on 09/04/2013 9:28:40 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: gotribe
So let’s see...we gave WMD to Saddam to war against Iran...

??? Proof of *that* assertion? The *only* thing that was given to Saddam Hussein's Iraq by the US Government, to assist him in his fight with Iran, was some satellite imagery.

*We* never gave him any chemical, or biological weaponry, and anyone who asserts that we did is talking out their blowhole. We don't even have, to my best knowledge, a chemical, or biological offensive weapons program, as we don't need one, having nuclear capabilities...

the infowarrior

17 posted on 09/04/2013 9:38:57 PM PDT by infowarrior
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To: FR_addict

The Syrian War: What You’re Not Being Told
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkamZg68jpk#t=947


18 posted on 09/04/2013 9:44:31 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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Interesting:

The hype around the alleged attack on the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta showed “apparent attempts to cast a veil over the incidents of gas poisoning of Syrian army soldiers on August 22, 24 and 25,” the ministry said, adding that all the respective evidence was handed to the UN by Syria.

The condition of the soldiers who, according to Damascus, suffered poisoning after discovering tanks with traces of sarin, has been examined and documented by the UN inspectors, the ministry pointed out, adding that “any objective investigation of the August 21 incident in eastern Ghouta is impossible without the consideration of all these facts.”

Seems like all the gas attacks are related?

19 posted on 09/04/2013 9:44:31 PM PDT by rawhide
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Silly person, facts and logic have no place in the decision which may or may not initiate THE WAR THAT REALLY ENDS ALL WARS!


20 posted on 09/04/2013 10:16:47 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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