Skip to comments.‘Gas Attack May Not Have Gotten Assad’s Go-Ahead
Posted on 09/08/2013 9:40:28 AM PDT by lbryce
yrian soldiers may have used chemical weapons in a recent lethal attack without receiving permission from President Bashar Assad, the German paper Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday as the US pushed on with efforts to rally support for a military strike against Syria.
The paper said that Germanys intelligence services had intercepted a number of radio transmissions over the past four months, in which officers had asked Assad for permission to use gas and had always been turned down. It said the requests had come from brigade and division commanders, and that most of the communications were intercepted by a naval vessel sailing off the Syrian coast.
(Excerpt) Read more at timesofisrael.com ...
Wow. Mind-boggling in its flimsiness, banality as motivation for an attack on Syria. That's a premise not even Hitler subscribed to.
This looks more and more that the US regime could have paid off a rogue Syrian general to launch the attack.
The Obama administration has selectively used intelligence to justify military strikes on Syria, former military officers with access to the original intelligence reports say, in a manner that goes far beyond what critics charged the Bush administration of doing in the run-up to the 2003 Iraq war.
According to these officers, who served in top positions in the United States, Britain, France, Israel, and Jordan, a Syrian military communication intercepted by Israels famed Unit 8200 electronic intelligence outfit has been doctored so that it leads a reader to just the opposite conclusion reached by the original report.
Great article. Thanks very much for posting.
This ought to clear Assad - how is his ignorance of what his regime is doing any different than Zero’s protective veil of ignorance about the tyranny his regime is conducting? What’s good for the tyrant is good for the despot - or sumpin like dat...
Barry the asswipe has never been much on the rule of law.
The people handling the chemical weapons had a work accident that caused the chemical weapons to be deployed prematurely and in the wrong location.
The premature use of the weapons screwed up the timing which prevented the it from being coordinated with the proper faked radio traffic and prevented the planting of false evidence to properly frame the Assad regime.
This attack may or may not have been with the prior knowledge of the Obama administration or other outside governments looking for a pretext to intervene, but if it was intended too be coordinated the premature attack took the outside forces by surprise and so the intended foreign response has been flat footed by the screwed up timing and lack of evidence..
Why don’t they just ask Google?
I see what you are doing there.
Nor common sense for that matter.
Unfortunately we know what “common sense” means to a liberal
It’s like arguing facts with a lunatic
Common sense is not very common these days and totally non existent in the present administration for which everything is a faculty lounge discussion or a Marxist mantra.
Is that like a “Global Test”?
or someone is spinning WILDY to take our Saudi-backed al Qaeda rebel allies off the hook
“OK Assad didn’t do it but his REGIME did it so bombs away”
not buyin’ it
White House doesn’t want facts to get in the way
White Hut: assuming that Syria gassing it’s own citizens warrants the USA committing an act of war against them .... if you feel compelled to establish that fact, I’m not sure why you would feel required to prove it beyond a reasonable doubt. Or even by clear and convincing evidence.
The problem you Yahoos face is—you can’t even show that it is more likely than not that the government was behind it.
To the contrary, it seems about as likely that it was done by the savages you want to help.
We’re supposed to ascribe good common sense to the guy who bought us 57 states and Navy corpse men?
And this is from the Times of Israel.
It looks more and more to me like Saudi Arabia is willing to pull out all the stops. I’m waiting for the Bushes to have a family reunion so they can all announce their support at one time.
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