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Breaking News: Syria accepts Russian proposal to put chemical weapons under international control
Interfax ^ | September 10, 2013

Posted on 09/10/2013 4:24:29 AM PDT by maggief

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Breaking News: Syria accepts Russian proposal to put chemical weapons under international control - Interfax

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http://rt.com/news/syria-chemical-weapons-russia-656/

The Syrian government agrees to Russia’s proposal to hand its chemical arsenal over to international control in a bid to avert a possible strike by the US-led coalition, Interfax reported citing the Syrian Foreign Minister.

“Yesterday [Monday] we held a round of very fruitful negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and he put forward an initiative regarding chemical weapons. Already in the evening we accepted Russia’s initiative,” Walid Muallem said.

He stressed that the agreement is designed to “pull the rug from under the feet of American aggression.”

DETAILS TO FOLLOW

1 posted on 09/10/2013 4:24:29 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

http://live.reuters.com/Event/Syria_9

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/09/10/uk-syria-crisis-idUKBRE9860L420130910

France to propose U.N. resolution on Syria chemical weapons

(Reuters) - France is to put forward a U.N. Security Council draft resolution for Syria to give up its chemical weapons, quickly turning a Russian idea into a full-blown diplomatic proposal that could avert Western military strikes.

The French draft would threaten “extremely serious” consequences if Syria violates the conditions for giving up its chemical weapons, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday.

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2 posted on 09/10/2013 4:25:52 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

What happens when the Syrian WMD are determined
to not match the rebels WMD (which may have come from Obama)?


3 posted on 09/10/2013 4:28:57 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: maggief

Good.

Gonna be nauseating or maybe amusing, to watch MSM give, and BO himself take, all the credit.

He’ll be shoving Hillary out of the way to get pinned by Jeb


4 posted on 09/10/2013 4:30:44 AM PDT by stanne
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To: maggief

Obama will declare “Mission accomplished! See what the threat of using my military has done?”


5 posted on 09/10/2013 4:31:52 AM PDT by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: maggief
to avert a possible strike by the US-led coalition

What "coalition"? Obama/Kerry/Clinton?

6 posted on 09/10/2013 4:32:28 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: maggief

Obama will take full credit for this, he will say his hardline red line approach, scared the Russians into adapting the solution, he sent Kerry out to promote.


7 posted on 09/10/2013 4:35:23 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: stanne

WilliamsJon @WilliamsJon

WaPo: Most important ‘takeaway’ what Obama said to @DianeSawyer : “absolutely” back from brink IF #Syria gives up #CW wapo.st/1ez3Sz8


8 posted on 09/10/2013 4:35:41 AM PDT by maggief
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To: raybbr

The Saudis know he lost.


9 posted on 09/10/2013 4:39:31 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

The chemical weapons are a bargaining chip for Assad. What does he need them for, if no longer as a potential threat against his enemies, whether used or not? He has Russia as well as Iran as protectors now for the continuation of his regime in power. Playing this chip now suits his interests.

However it plays out in fact, Obama’s regime is enjoined from using cruise missles and bombs against Assad interests as long as the chemical weapons deal acts as the slightest fig leaf to cover his regime.

A concern I have is that these loose-mouthed cannons here will try some other ruse to involve us against Assad and on the rebels’ side. And yes that includes McCain, Grahamnesty and other RINOS along with this regime.

Assad is the lesser of evils.

But some can’t accept that, for reasons of their own that are driving them. Investigative journalists, back in the day when they existed, would have loved to rip back the curtain covering the motivations of those in high office here, who are behind the shenanigans.


10 posted on 09/10/2013 4:44:01 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: maggief

I just looked at Sky news. This could end up another mess for Obama. The FSA, ehem, is ticked off and vowing to help “beef up” the jihadi’s in a push to Damascus. They were counting on this military strike.

Now we can see the possible upcoming danger. And 9/11 is tomorrow.


11 posted on 09/10/2013 4:45:19 AM PDT by dforest
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To: maggief

I bet his speech writers were up all night trying to figure out a way to make the community organizer look good. I am ready for the lies to come fast and furious. Obama is a snake and a professional liar. He will find a way to take credit for this.


12 posted on 09/10/2013 4:46:12 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Diogenesis

then Putin will have even more evidence to use to blackmail the US government and ensure barry’s “flexibility”


13 posted on 09/10/2013 4:47:21 AM PDT by silverleaf (Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion.)
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To: maggief

Shall we play a game?

14 posted on 09/10/2013 4:49:25 AM PDT by McGruff (Strange times are these in which we live..)
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To: raybbr

of course he will

all bluster and “let me be perfectly clear”, “me me me” and “my military”

oh but of course he barry will be keeping a “sharp eye” on everything to make sure he brings about world peace

anyone want to play the drinking game at tonight’s televised speech?

(the US Congress the eurolibs and UN will stand and applaud this pitiful manchild to appease him and avert WW3)


15 posted on 09/10/2013 4:51:11 AM PDT by silverleaf (Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion.)
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To: maggief
The Saudis know he lost.

As does the biggest part of the rest of the world, and, from the actions of US Senators and Congressmen, we know who is taking Saudi "campaign contributions", and can organize accordingly.

Meanwhile, Russia can begin to punish Europe over petro energy, and the Saudis for their terrorist threats, and China will pick off islands and oil wells.

16 posted on 09/10/2013 4:53:10 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: maggief
And yet the White Hut is still beating the drum for attacking:

Ambassador Susan Rice Pushes The Case For War

17 posted on 09/10/2013 4:54:16 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: dforest

If Assad had any brains he’d have Russian AND Brit FM officials camping with him and his MOD so if the “rebels” hit Israel or launch another CW weapon in Syria there are witnesses to the rogues

The US French and Saudis are not to be trusted


18 posted on 09/10/2013 4:54:17 AM PDT by silverleaf (Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion.)
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To: grobdriver
"What "coalition"? Obama/Kerry/Clinton?"

The "Coalition of the Shilling."

19 posted on 09/10/2013 4:55:25 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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To: Old Sarge

susan rice is not an ambassador anymore, she is THE national security advisor

a real impo’tant job she got from barry hisself since her Ben.Ghazi lies would have blocked her nomination as Secretary of State


20 posted on 09/10/2013 4:57:07 AM PDT by silverleaf (Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion.)
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To: silverleaf

Ah, that’s right, thank you...


21 posted on 09/10/2013 4:57:59 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: thouworm

McCain in front of the mic again.

http://www.woi-tv.com/story/23388316/mccain-russian-proposal-needs-time-to-play-out

McCain, an Arizona Republican and harsh Obama critic, said Tuesday there is “incoherence” in the administration’s statements. But he also said that “not to pursue” the diplomatic option “would be a mistake.”

McCain said he will propose an amendment to the Senate’s Syria resolution incorporating the proposal for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons. The amendment would require verification through international monitors and call for guidelines and benchmarks to be met.

#

Yesterday ...

John McCain @SenJohnMcCain 20h

Kerry says #Syria strike would be “unbelievably small” - that is unbelievably unhelpful


22 posted on 09/10/2013 4:58:00 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Will Assad reveal where HE manufactured them or come clean IF Saddam shipped them to him with Russian aid?

Destroying the possible evidence of Saddam’s WMD stockpile is not the best turn of events. It’s only “good” if you are a Leftist who wants to insist that Bush’s wars were bad or Russians involved in the deal.


23 posted on 09/10/2013 4:58:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: maggief
. . . proposal to put chemical weapons under international control

Just like we did in 1991 with Saddam? Gee, that worked out well.

24 posted on 09/10/2013 4:59:32 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: a fool in paradise

-— Will Assad reveal where HE manufactured them or come clean IF Saddam shipped them to him with Russian aid? -—

Chemical weapons are easily manufactured. The ingredients can be obtained at Costco.


25 posted on 09/10/2013 5:01:45 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: maggief
Oil plummeting:


26 posted on 09/10/2013 5:02:18 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: maggief

More...

http://rt.com/news/syria-chemical-weapons-russia-656/

Russia will soon present a precise plan for a resolution to the chemical weapon problem.

“We are now working on this – working out efficient precise plan, for that we are in talks with Syrian side. We expect to present the plan, including to the US, in the nearest future. We are ready to elaborate it with the UN secretary- general, UNSC members and with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons,” Sergey Lavrov said.

However, Lavrov stressed, this work does not exclude the necessity of investigation of all cases in which chemical weapons were used.

“UN experts should return to Syria and complete their mandate in full. The truth must be found, those responsible should be held accountable,” he continued.


27 posted on 09/10/2013 5:04:06 AM PDT by maggief
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To: silverleaf
“.........What does he need them for, if no longer as a potential threat against his enemies, whether used or not? He has Russia as well as Iran as protectors now”...

Assad ALSO has the U.S. as a “protector”, which goes directly against the Saudi’s and odumbo’s original support for the rebels. Odumbo is still between a rock and a hard place because he will have to throw his support to the Syrian’s and away from the rebels.

28 posted on 09/10/2013 5:05:33 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: txrangerette
Three excellent points, Chemical WMD's are useless to Assad tactically, and worry Israel.

DemoRat Presidents typically use false flag or false witness incidents to start or justify wars.

The US MSM is complicit and integral in these plots.

29 posted on 09/10/2013 5:08:17 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: a fool in paradise

I said this yesterday...

What would be more devastating to the Radical Socialist agenda?

WW3?
Or finding out that Saddams Chem weapons ended up in Syria, and that the leftist meme “BUSH DUPED US IN TO WAR!!”, (as was said on CNN yesterday afternoon), was a lie?

PS- Amanpour just now on CNN: “This is an AMAZING achievement on the part of Obama!”


30 posted on 09/10/2013 5:08:22 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: silverleaf

The US has vowed to support the FSA and the rebels. The rebels, I am sure, hate this. They planned to use this strike to get the upper hand and get rid of Assad.

We have no idea how the anger will manifest itself. Right now, Obama is spinning to save his hide that he was brilliant and the MSM will run with it. I think some screwed over jihadi’s could be a real problem.


31 posted on 09/10/2013 5:09:48 AM PDT by dforest
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To: maggief

LOL.

The Obama Cult in the Miami media is already spinning this as Obama’s victory. Hilarious!


32 posted on 09/10/2013 5:10:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: maggief

Let me guess...”international control” means primarily Russia and China.


33 posted on 09/10/2013 5:11:34 AM PDT by yawningotter
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To: SoFloFreeper

Amanpour on CNN right now saying, “This is an AMAZING achievement on the part of Obama!”

and “Utterly masterful diplomacy....”

I think I’m gonna be sick....


34 posted on 09/10/2013 5:11:50 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Wyatt's Torch
Very interesting.

By your screen name, I suspect you may have considerable interest in petro resources, and your expanded input is welcomed.

35 posted on 09/10/2013 5:12:52 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: Navy Patriot

Exactly, and hurts it domestic political agenda.

By folding, does Obama save some political chips?

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-syria-makes-it-less-likely-that-larry-summers-will-be-fed-chair-2013-9

The Larry Summers Nomination Could Be In Trouble Thanks To Syria


36 posted on 09/10/2013 5:13:33 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Colonel_Flagg
The "Coalition of the Shilling."

Very good!

37 posted on 09/10/2013 5:13:53 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: yawningotter

well good Lord, we don’t want our guys over there playing “find the WMD” as the rebels blow them up with IED’s

been there, done that, got the t shirts

Funny how the “rebels” pretty much leave the Russians alone. Maybe having your relatives delivered quartered and skinned in bags has a deterrent effect


38 posted on 09/10/2013 5:15:24 AM PDT by silverleaf (Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion.)
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To: maggief

The others supporting the rebels must now go it without the promised support of American air.

Assad must still be removed and the war continued. All know that Obama can not be trusted for anything and is a powerless rag doll. He can henceforth be ignored. The CIA can be kicked out of the planning meetings.


39 posted on 09/10/2013 5:15:50 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: maggief

“By folding, does Obama save some political chips?”

(Response based on what I’m seeing on CNN this morning)

“Folding?? Obama isn’t folding, this is a MASTERFUL STROKE OF GENIUS on the Messiah’s part! And if you don’t agree, you must be a RACIST!!”


40 posted on 09/10/2013 5:16:07 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: maggief

Actually it’s a win/win all around and retains status quo. Sure Syria gives up some weapons but gets to hide as many as they want. Obama saves face. Russia likes it. No useless bombing. I’m fine with it. However it fixes nothing. And it is not our problem to fix.


41 posted on 09/10/2013 5:16:16 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: silverleaf

“Funny how the “rebels” pretty much leave the Russians alone. Maybe having your relatives delivered quartered and skinned in bags has a deterrent effect”

ya think????


42 posted on 09/10/2013 5:16:50 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: mardi59
He will find a way to take credit for this.

Credit? This is an unmitigated disaster. Assad is now off the hook for his (alleged) use of chemical weapons. And we are now at the mercy of UN inspectors for the next 12 years just like we were in Iraq.
Credit? He needs to be impeached for being this stupid - he and Kerry both.

43 posted on 09/10/2013 5:17:17 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: grobdriver

A very very very small itpsy military attack


44 posted on 09/10/2013 5:21:40 AM PDT by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: PoloSec
Obama will take full credit for this

That spin began yesterday within minutes.

45 posted on 09/10/2013 5:24:22 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Hoodat

Credit? This is an unmitigated disaster. Assad is now off the hook for his (alleged) use of chemical weapons. And we are now at the mercy of UN inspectors for the next 12 years just like we were in Iraq.
Credit? He needs to be impeached for being this stupid - he and Kerry both.

******

He should have been impeached long ago but thanks to spineless republicans he wasn’t. He will find a way to make himself look good tonight. He is arrogant and ignorant, and even though he knows we know the truth that will not stop him from lying thru his horse teeth. Mark my words, he will say he had this planned a year ago after his red line speech.


46 posted on 09/10/2013 5:27:51 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: maggief
Good eye. The Fed, the dollar, and it's misbehavior is part of the Western liberal socialist bankster system that the Saudis run their money through. Russian petro sales hurt this system, as does China's petro trading.

Obama needs even worse behavior on the part of the Fed to continue to prop up his perceived economic recovery and "low" unemployment numbers.

I think he will go for the nom and the Saudi bribes were for more than one purpose.

47 posted on 09/10/2013 5:28:16 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: maggief

So now the MSM has Wagged the Dog for ten days do you think we can ever get back to NSA,IRS or Obama care?

I bet not.


48 posted on 09/10/2013 5:28:37 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: plain talk

How is this a win for Obama? His presidency is diminished, as is our power on the world stage.

The Syria crisis is far from over.


49 posted on 09/10/2013 5:30:55 AM PDT by maggief
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To: yawningotter
Let me guess...”international control” means primarily Russia and China.

Actually, it will turn out to mean Syria and the UN. (See: Iraq, 1991-2003)

50 posted on 09/10/2013 5:33:06 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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