US/UK Investigating New Assad Chemical Attacks In Syria

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It seems tensions in Ukraine are not escalating fast enough for the US warmongers. As The Daily Mail reports, allegations have emerged that Syria's Assad regime has carried out four new chemical attacks in the suburbs of Damascus. We can only assume that there is clear "YouTube-able" proof of this as The White House said it was "monitoring reports." The attacks were carried out using industrial rather than weaponised agents to lessen the chances of military intervention from Western powers, it was reported. UK diplomats added that they're "aware of the allegations but not able to corroborate them at this time." The Syrian National Coalition said, "we condemn the Assad regime’s gas attacks," and called on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to carry out an investigation.

 

The Daily Mail reports,

Allegations have emerged that Syria has carried out four new chemical attacks in the suburbs of Damascus.

 

The attacks were carried out using industrial rather than weaponised agents to lessen the chances of military intervention from Western powers, it was reported.

 

One attack took place on March 27 and targeted rebel fighters in the suburb of Harasta, Syrian rebels and doctors claim.

 

The other attacks took place in Daraya on January 13 and in this month in Adra and Jobar, according to The Times.

The White House is investigating (eyes glued to YouTube we are sure)...

  • *CARNEY SAYS U.S. MONITORING REPORTS OF CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA

As is the UK...

A Foreign Office spokesman told MailOnline: ‘We’re aware of the allegations but not able to corroborate them at this time.’

The (allegedly US backed) rebels are not happy...

The Syrian National Coalition, meanwhile, claims that the attacks have resulted in fatalities, with three killed in Harasta and three in Daraya.

 

It said: 'We condemn the Assad regime’s gas attacks... and we call on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to carry out an investigation.'

 

In the Harasta attack, symptoms suffered by patients included ‘hallucination, accelerated pulse, trouble breathing and, in some cases, suffocation’, The Jerusalem Post quoted the Syrian American Medical Society as saying.

It's worth bearing in mind that the chemical weapons clean-up is not going well...

President Bashar al-Assad's government has missed several deadlines.

 

‘The Syrians control the timeline. They've committed to deliver the materials no later than the 27 of April. If they meet that commitment we would be starting the process within days,’ Rear Admiral Bob Burke, director of U.S. naval operations in Europe and Africa, said.

 

Assad has cited unrest around Latakia as the most recent reason for delays in delivering the chemicals still in Syria.

We await a new red-line and the latest round of Kerry-isms to show just how much YouTube proof the US has that Russia's other "friend" is up to no good again...

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Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:41 | 4648111 22winmag
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Two words: AGENT ORANGE!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:42 | 4648123 InjectTheVenom
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blah blah fuckin blah can we pleeeeezzz just get WW3 started already ?!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:46 | 4648148 svayambhu108
Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:54 | 4648178 StacksOnStacks
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LMFAO!!!   +10000000000

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:17 | 4648273 thamnosma
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That poster really needs a photo of Gaddafi.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:16 | 4648603 BorisTheBlade
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Obama is America's Gaddafi.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:50 | 4648747 TruthInSunshine
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Wolverine!

Liver Eaters!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:23 | 4648885 Four chan
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let them kill each other in large numbers, thats what they deserve for wanting to kill each other.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:50 | 4649203 kchrisc
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"But, but, we're the exceptional ones. As in we're the exception."

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:46 | 4648146 svayambhu108
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Weapons of mass distraction

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:02 | 4648213 Dr. Richard Head
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I imagine the trifecta of bringing up some more of Iran about going to get a nuke within the week (something that has been said for a decade now).  The lesson should be clear - mess with the PetroDollar and you mess with Uncle Sam.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:18 | 4648278 thamnosma
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And set up some "domestic" terror incidents, like in Nevada.   Gone from the headlines -- Obamacare.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:04 | 4648805 Doubleguns
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Yes indeed, mass distraction. Raise the B/S flag quickly....um actually the false flag.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:49 | 4648157 Winston Churchill
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Hey , we got to stretch this out to July so we can really have the "war to end all wars"

on the 100th anniversary of the last one.This time it probably will be.

WWIV will be fought by cockroaches and politicians,but I repeat myself.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:55 | 4648186 davinci7_gis
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I totally agree!  The powder keg will blow between May 1 and July 31!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:19 | 4648283 thamnosma
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Can't wait for December 31, 2014 to look back on what this year has wrought.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:22 | 4648297 Winston Churchill
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You may need a bunker for that.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:40 | 4648407 svayambhu108
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I knew it, year of the wooden horse!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:35 | 4648372 f16hoser
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No Shit! Just give Insane McCain and Lindsey the Fag Grahm a rifle and let them fix the Middle East. They can take their grand kids with 'em!!!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 20:16 | 4649588 Ifigenia
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5C4F98O9VA

Under captain Clark Gable, Insane McCain and Lindsey the Fag Grahm could do a great job

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:50 | 4648706 Drifter
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"can we pleeeeezzz just get WW3 started already ?!"

Sure seems warmonger-in-chief wants to. Doing everything possible to get USA bitchslapped by Putin.

I fully expect Russia/China to launch their pan-asian gold-based monetary system any week now. It's so close I can feel it.

Then Putin can sit back relax and watch America die.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:18 | 4649093 dbTX
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Drifter    The America I grew up in died a number of years ago.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:48 | 4648154 TheGardener
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"Syrian rebels and doctors claim". Proofed by life footage
from Running Man.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:11 | 4648250 Ignatius
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These lying, war-mongering fucks just never give up.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:28 | 4648308 Lore
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"The Assad regime also stands accused of causing Global Warming and killing Kenny."  YOU BASTARDS!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:48 | 4648442 Ifigenia
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I hearsay Assad delay in implementing IMF quota and governance reforms agreed in 2010, by not ratifying IMF reforms in Congress.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:58 | 4648490 TheFourthStooge-ing
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.

These lying, war-mongering fucks just never give up.

The Syrian envoy presented to the UN a March 25th letter which stated that the Syrian government had intercepted communications indicating insurgents were planning chemical weapon attacks which they would try to blame on the Syrian government.

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/02/syria-crisis-chemicalweapons-un...

The MSM news received by Americans has become less credible than anything ever delivered by Pravda to the Soviets.

Oh, by the way, those satellite photos released by NATO showing Russian forces massing near the Ukrainian border? They were from August 2013 and reveal nothing more than scheduled exercises which included Ukrainian forces alongside Russian forces.

http://news.antiwar.com/2014/04/10/russia-nato-photos-of-forces-near-ukr...

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:15 | 4648587 Ignatius
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Readin' ya 5x5, Stooge.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:27 | 4648654 BorisTheBlade
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Guys in charge of propaganda too tired to invent new bullshit they were so excited to put up once. Or perhaps it's the new type, the apparatchicks who can't invent shit and just regurgirate the old shit. Fuck 'em, I like propaganda if it bears some novelty.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:36 | 4648382 TheReplacement
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Three words:  TURKISH FALSE FLAG

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:44 | 4648426 813kml
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Syria has gas, Ukraine needs gas.  Match made in heaven?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:55 | 4648766 Ms. Erable
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With all of that gas, I'd recommend keeping matches out of the area.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:41 | 4648113 zaphod
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I wonder what the left will do when Obama starts WWIII and at the same time the dollar falls and benefits are cut by necessity.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:44 | 4648140 InjectTheVenom
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dunno about the left , but i do have a pretty good idea what Barry's FSA will do ... got lead  ? ?  

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:46 | 4648147 thamnosma
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Come after you, your family, your home, all your assets.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:49 | 4648436 John Wilmot
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That's why I put all my wealth into rare books.

FSA won't touch em.

"Where's the headphone jack?" ...they ask each other in disbelief.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:52 | 4648168 TheGardener
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"I wonder what the left will do when Obama starts WWIII and at the same time the dollar falls and benefits are cut by necessity"

Easy answer for a learned leftist: Claim victory !

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:57 | 4648189 davinci7_gis
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Sign ol' Barry up for the Nobel Peace Prize again...what a F**king joke!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:46 | 4648430 MeelionDollerBogus
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This time OZero, Putin & Erdogan can share it 3 ways!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:52 | 4648462 John Wilmot
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Well, cemeteries are peaceful, aren't they?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:57 | 4648190 Jack Burton
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Answer. Invade a cattle farm in Nevada. Shoot cattle, tazzer women and children and deploy snipers to kill the farmer. This nation is a fucking fascist Whore House.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:12 | 4648253 zaphod
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The saddest thing is even with this happening on a regular basis, the people have quietly accepted it and not revolted. We are all complicit in the fall of the republic.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:20 | 4648287 thamnosma
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Lots of good sports on TV....I'm too busy to follow this political shit.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:26 | 4649315 SyriaL Stowlker
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Haa haa haaa

Sports on tv ???

Bro , I've got the best seat in the house , I'm watching ~ 4000 Chechens , Afghans , Sawdi Barbarians , Libyans and STANistani ALciada Scumbag terreereests mounting a huge attack on the Western flank of Aleppo / Seeryaa Live from my balcony only 2 Kms away .

Mr Rambo would've sheet in heez shorties if he was here tonite .

SyriaL Stowlking

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:11 | 4648421 MeelionDollerBogus
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A republic is a nation or empire ruled by elites via their own custom-fashioned laws.
A Fascist nation is ruled by corporate merger to government. You can have a Fascist Republic - and you do.

This is the rise of  the Republic not its fall, and this is your lesson. A Republic is a damnation upon the people, the making of forever-slaves. No republic can exist on Earth without a large slave population.

  • Rome
  • 'Democratic' Republic of Congo (which is fucked completely)
  • 'Democratic' People's Republic of Korea DPRK aka NORTH KOREA

Learned your lesson yet?

Quite a lot of people look to the hyperinflation foisted upon the citizens of the Weimar REPUBLIC.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:48 | 4648738 bigrooster
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Why would the FSA revolt?  On the other hand those of us who actually work and pay taxes to support our family don't have the luxary of revolt.  That is until we are forced to.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:47 | 4648734 Drifter
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FSA benefits won't be cut, Fed can print oceans of dollars.

They just won't buy anything.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:41 | 4648114 PaperBear
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How do you know these liars are lying ? They're f**king lips are f**king moving. Shut the f**k up WILL YOU PLEASE.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:42 | 4648117 Fukushima Sam
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The US gov is running out of dead horses to beat.

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