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  • How Did Syria Get Chemical Weapons? Did They Come From Our Old Friend Saddam? (

    09/09/2013 12:46:33 PM PDT · by French_for_Bush · 20 replies
    PolicyMic
    Was the Bush administration right all along? Could these indeed be the very same WMDs that intelligence agencies from around the world claimed were in Hussein’s possession which he then transferred over to Syria? The earliest account of Hussein having hidden his WMDs in Syria came in January of 2004. Nizar Nayouf, an award-winning Syrian journalist who was granted political asylum in France, said in a letter to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf not only that he knew Iraq’s WMDs were being hidden inside Syria, but that he could pinpoint precisely where they were being kept. According to Nayouf’s witness, described...
  • Israel: Syria Has Been Using Chemical Weapons

    04/23/2013 3:23:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    NPR ^ | 04/23/2013 | GREG MYRE
    Israel's top military intelligence official said Tuesday that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons repeatedly, and he criticized the international community for not taking tougher action against the Syrian leadership. Israel and the Syrian opposition have on multiple occasions accused President Bashar Assad's government of using chemical weapons in the country's civil war, but have not offered much in the way of evidence. Israeli Brig. Gen. Itai Brun, speaking at a security conference in Israel, gave the most definitive statement so far by an Israeli official. "To the best of our professional understanding, the regime used lethal chemical weapons...
  • ‘I found Saddam’s WMD bunkers’

    04/19/2007 3:13:26 AM PDT · by aculeus · 109 replies · 6,492+ views
    Melanie Phillips.com ^ | April 19, 2007 | Melanie Phillips
    Spectator, 20 April 2007. It’s a fair bet that you have never heard of a guy called Dave Gaubatz. It’s also a fair bet that you think the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has found absolutely nothing, nada, zilch; and that therefore there never were any WMD programmes in Saddam’s Iraq to justify the war ostensibly waged to protect the world from Saddam’s use of nuclear, biological or chemical weapons. Dave Gaubatz, however, says you could not be more wrong. Saddam’s WMD did exist. He should know because he found the sites where he is certain they...
  • Second Iraq 'Mystery Weapon' More 'Nefarious' Than the First

    02/22/2007 8:53:39 AM PST · by Blogger · 48 replies · 1,984+ views
    A mysterious green cantaloupe-sized metal ball with an unknown firing device, found in 2005 by GIs and a freelance journalist in Mosul, Iraq, is confounding weapons experts trying to pinpoint its origin. Dubbed "Mystery Weapon 2" by Iraq-based journalist Michael Yon, the orb was found under a barn among a weapons stockpile that was later destroyed by the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment. "If there's anything that, honest to God, could have nefarious overtones, it's that, because nobody was able to tell what it was," Yon said.
  • My List of WMDs "found in Iraq" links

    02/14/2007 5:49:02 PM PST · by xmission · 30 replies · 1,116+ views
    I'm posting the list of links that I've accumulated over the past month or so to my homepage on Free Republic, so that they can be used to fight the liberal falsification that there were no WMD's in Iraq. I've provided links here that are particularly related to the 500 munitions found in Iraq since the invasion, and the declassified document that proves that they have been found. I apologize that they are unorganized. Please use the links to fight the lies. Please note that there are links to some speculation, and opinion, that should be used as a tool...
  • Saddam Translator: ABC Re-interpreted Tapes

    02/17/2006 10:45:00 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 123 replies · 4,280+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 2/17/06
    The FBI translator who supplied the 12-hours of Saddam Hussein audiotapes excerpted by ABC's "Nightline" Wednesday night now says the network discarded his translations and went with a less threatening version of the Iraqi dictator's comments. "What you heard on ABC News was their translation," former U.N. weapons inspector Bill Tierney told ABC Radio's Sean Hannity on Thursday. "They came up with something different on a key element regarding terrorism in the United States," Tierney insisted. In the "Nightline" version of a 1996 recording, Saddam predicts that Washington, D.C. would be hit by terrorists. But he adds that Iraq would...
  • Iraq Official: Saddam Moved WMD to Syria

    01/26/2006 11:56:46 AM PST · by French_for_Bush · 138 replies · 9,408+ views
    <p>The former number two official in Saddam Hussein's Iraqi air force claims the former Iraqi dictator moved weapons of mass destruction from Iraq to Syria in the months preceding the current Iraq war.</p>
  • FBI anthrax probe revisits former Detrick researcher

    05/16/2004 7:53:37 PM PDT · by freeperfromnj · 46 replies · 629+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 5/16/2004, 6:32 p.m. ET | DAVID DISHNEAU
    <p>HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The FBI, revisiting an old lead in the anthrax investigation, recently interviewed a former Fort Detrick researcher and his co-workers about his whereabouts when the letters were mailed, he and his lawyer said Sunday.</p> <p>Ayaad Assaad, who now works for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, said the agents also quizzed him Tuesday about his knowledge of producing finely powdered anthrax like that used in the letters.</p>