Skip to comments.Direct link between Assad and gas attack elusive for U.S.
Posted on 09/07/2013 4:41:27 AM PDT by don-o
(Reuters) - With the United States threatening to attack Syria, U.S. and allied intelligence services are still trying to work out who ordered the poison gas attack on rebel-held neighborhoods near Damascus.
No direct link to President Bashar al-Assad or his inner circle has been publicly demonstrated, and some U.S. sources say intelligence experts are not sure whether the Syrian leader knew of the attack before it was launched or was only informed about it afterward.
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Is reuters calling John F! Kerry a liar? Because he said it’s for sure Assad is responsible.
I think they’re trying to find a way to back Obama out of his own stupidity. I hope so, at least.
He himself is too arrogant and self-obsessed to want to do this, but there must be some more realistic people left around him, particularly in the military, who realize the potential damage (such as setting off WWIII) that could result from his rash and irrational acts. I think they’re trying to give him an out.
Now I'm really confused and not sure whom to believe ... allied intelligence or this Yale educated war hero!
Yup. When I read the headline, I knew for sure that this is creating the escape hatch the Dear One needs to get out of the quagmire of his own making. WAIT! We can’t bomb Syria because Assad didn’t do it!
That may well be the case. Just my opinion, but I said that yesterday that he will not launch. It will be easy for the knee padders to spin that as his unprecedented wisdom backing away from the brink.
This is Rooters (tm)? The naked emperor is in deep trouble.
“Elusive” is a euphemism that Obama and Kerry are,k
once again, proven liars.
Don't Bomb Barry! Barry don't bomb!
Bengahzi was a gun running operation where the consulate and CIA annex was attacked and hundreds of missiles were stolen, not a protest about an obscure Internet video.
So the skepticism is fully warranted in the chemical weapon use in Syria.
To a Saul Alinsy disciple like Obama, the end always justifies the means.
"Sentence first! Trial later!"
Well, why not; Obama literally is a Red Queen!
Probably because there is none. The “rebels” did it.
Citizens are just supposed to take the word of Obama and Kerry and John McCain, then sit down and shut up.
Their word is all the proof we need
How dare we challenge our Beltway Royalty.
And who are the "rebels" -- a bunch of Al Qaeda and other terrorists.
JF Kerry REALLY served in Viet Nam, how long? Well I swan
Kerry never did sign a form 180 to provide access to his full military records.
Just checked and SwiftVets website still exists.
John Kerry’s service in Vietnam lasted 4 months and 12 days, beginning in November 1968
1st Purple Heart: December 2, 1968
2nd Purple Heart: February 20, 1969
Silver Star: February 28, 1969
Bronze Star / 3rd Purple Heart: March 13, 1969
I’ve read the “rebels” fly the black Al Quaeda flag.
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