Ron Paul: "Zero Chance" Assad Behind Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria; Likely A False Flag

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According to former Congressman Ron Paul, the chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun that killed 30 children and has led to calls for the Trump administration to intervene in Syria could have been a false flag attack.

As Paul Joseph Watson details, pointing out that the prospect of peace in Syria was moving closer before the attack, with ISIS and Al-Qaeda on the run, Paul said the attack made no sense.

“It looks like maybe somebody didn’t like that so there had to be an episode,” said Paul, asking, “who benefits?”


It doesn’t make any sense for Assad under these conditions to all of a sudden use poison gases – I think there’s zero chance he would have done this deliberately,” said Paul.

he former Congressman went on to explain how the incident was clearly being exploited by neo-cons and the deep state to enlist support for war.

“It’s the neo-conservatives who are benefiting tremendously from this because it’s derailed the progress that has already been made moving toward a more peaceful settlement in Syria,” said Paul.

Many have questioned why Assad would be so strategically stupid as to order a chemical weapons attack and incite the wrath of the world given that he is closer than ever to winning the war against ISIS and jihadist rebels.

Just five days before the attack, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, “The longer-term status of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people,” implying a definite shift in U.S. foreign policy away from regime change in Syria.

Why would Assad put such assurances in jeopardy by launching a horrific chemical attack, allowing establishment news outlets like CNN to once against use children as props to push for yet another massive war in the Middle East?

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aardvarkk's picture

Still beats CNN or MSNBC.  I learned more true information over the last few days binge-watching "Haven" than I learned in a decade or two of watching CNN.  And "Haven" is a fantasy series based on a Stephen King short story, for God's sake.

assistedliving's picture

More Israeli than Jew.  

If you're American, do you feel threatened by Syria? Iraq? Iran?

Is it coincidence, those three are (were) the largest threats to....ready for it...Israel?

Do Perle, Feith, Wolfowitz, Wurmser, Libby, Edelman, Kagan, Podhoretz, Abramson, Schumer, Ledeen have anything in common?

Winston Churchill's picture

You are right  but for all the wrong reasons.

Israel desperately needs S.Lebanon and the Litani delta.

They must tale out Hezbollah, by taking out the Syrian resupply route from Iran.

The gas pipeline is cover,and a potential  bonus, but its about something much more important:



HowdyDoody's picture

and oil/gas, present in the Golan and the eastern Mediterranean. Israel wants control of the offshore oil/gas fields off the coast of Lebanon and Syria. Early on, it offered the Alawites sanctuary (quid pro quo unknown) from the terrorists but Assad sensibly didn't sell out. Once Turkey is destabilized via the takfiris and/or Kurds and TurkStream is dead, Israel would take over as a significant supplier of energy to Europe.

Arnold's picture

First reports I heard was that shelling hit somebody's stockpile.

Whose? we'll never know.

Arnold's picture

I also remember reports of WMD experts and equipment running for the Syrian border during Bushies Desert Extravaganza.

Mtnrunnr's picture

You can't stockpile that kind if gas. It has to be mixed on site professionally. It can't be 'stored' in a manner that lets if be released like that.

Arnold's picture

I defer to knowledge, but I also heard reports stating Clorine Gas was involved, then Sarin, then..... I was kinda looking for Ricin next.

Mtnrunnr's picture

I don't know who did what but that gas came out of a bomb that was dropped or was detonated by someone with sophisticated capabilities.

scraping_by's picture

That's what the manufacturer tells us. However, in a chaotic event anything is possible.

xrxs's picture

Citations, please.  I'm genuinely interested.

Ghost of Porky's picture

Blown to pieces by hellfire missile? Ok.

Crushed under collapsing bombed building? No problem.

Riddled with 50 caliber bullets? Very good.



Arnold's picture

You are a good discriminator of legal and illegal war.

Ghost of Porky's picture

Oh, did congress declare war? Must have missed that.

Stranger_in_a_Strange_Land's picture

You mean like lacing ammunition with depleted Uranium, U.S. style?  Or showing up, undeclared, and initiating aggressive war in other countries, violating international law, U.S. style?  Or gunning down civilians and children rendering aid, U.S. style like that Manning/Collateral Murder video showed, exclaiming, "Well, the kids shouldn't be in a war zone."  Everyone within earshot, muttering, "Yep."

So I guess Assad should just utter, "Kids shouldn't have been in a war zone," and the rest of the world would go, "Oh, yeah, that's how it works because that is what the U.S. explained to us about those kids riddled with .50 calibers during the slaughter of those Reuters reporters went.  Everything's OK then."

Or they should have had more responsible father's, like the 16 year old Awlaki kid.  That works too, because that's how the U.S. rolls.

Besides, Assad could also just tell us how it's all worth it, kids dying, because that is another acceptable rationalization per Albright.

In essence, there is a laundry list of 'acceptable' excuses Assad could use, because the U.S. uses them all the time.  Would save him a lot of trouble and this recent fakery wouldn't even have to be denied.

greenskeeper carl's picture

Let's not forget using DU weapons in populated areas. Also no problem. Babies getting incinerated by thermobarics? No problem either. Illegal use of the double tap, targeting first responders using the specious argument that if you dig the body parts out of a building or attempt to help those unlucky enough to be in the blast radius of one of our thermobarics? Nope, no problem.

lets say we give most of the government their war they seem to want so desperately. How many babies will we kill when we invade Syria? Children killed by our bombs are just as dead as babies killed by gas.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture


You can't stockpile that kind if gas.

You can't stockpile what kind of gas? I haven't heard anything specific regarding even the cause of death of the victimized stage props used in this Made-For-TV drama.

Mtnrunnr's picture No one is arguing about what kind of gas. The russians, Syrians and us agree.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

No, you're fucking wrong.

If it was sarin, these White Helmet fraudsters would be dead:

HowdyDoody's picture

Japanese first reasponders dealing with a real sarin attack in Tokyo. Those handling the victims are wearing positive-pressure hazmat suits. The White Helmets? Sneakers, no gloves and a generic gas mask.

Yog Soggoth's picture

You are such a tard. 

Army: Disposal Of Sarin Containers To Begin Next Spring When was that? What did the ASS press say? Sarin is very soluble in water whereas other nerve agents are more sparingly soluble. VX has the unexpected property of being soluble in cold water but sparingly soluble in warm water (>9.5 °C). What did we see this morning? People in warm weather spraying down children without real protection from Sarin. 
HRClinton's picture

Comments like these will now get you banned from social media in Germany, where new legislation from Merkel's regime, er, I mean Administration, will make "Fake News Verboten" under penalty of law.

We can't let Russian black belts Judo-flip us with regime change games that we invented. How dare they muscle in on our action?  "That's OUR f***ing job!", to quote George Carlin. 

abyssinian's picture

Thanks Ron for pointing out the obvious!  But you are the only MAN brave enough to say it.   Like the US government has no clue about what is going on here in the US, regarding to politics, IRS Scandles, Clinton scandles, Trump scandles, Obamacare, Obama scandles.... but some how, some way, they always know everything that was happening in Syria and always confirm everything within 24 hours and telling the world what really went on in Syria... 

HRClinton's picture

Ron Paul brave?  Almost anybody with a secure income can be brave enough to speak out.

Until they rise to the point where their contrarian rhetoric needs to be reeled in with a private showing of the Zapruder film and fireside chat.

Some people chose to Join early, rather than Fight. My case in point. Others step aside, or dissent & vent anonymously on a blog site. 

Darktarra's picture

Question is:  Who planted that flag?!

OpTwoMistic's picture

Gas attack or not. CIA or Assad, DOES not matter to the citizens of the US.

NOT US business. The neocons pushing this will soon on trial as PEDOS.

Pay attention to the people pushing this. Remember their names.

earleflorida's picture

and the bush's killed a couple million children!!!

oh, and throw in the cripples, feeble elderly, and innocents all...[?]

but what's an extra handful of children when were talking the 'exceptionalist'!


scraping_by's picture

And Clinton's hundreds of thousands with the sanctions on Iraq, and Barry's few thousand with drone attacks. Bi-partisan slaughter of the innocents.

earleflorida's picture

sad how people are corral'd by innocuous spin regarding unspeakable atrocities in the land of 'oz'! 

stilletto2's picture


So 'follow the money', who wins from this chemical attack - US deep state, neocons, MIC and media lapdogs. So CIA set their terrorist buddies to release chems in the vacinity of a syrian bombing - easy to plan and do and then feed the brain dead media and Trump is ambushed - textbook CIA.

Deep state and their legacy media pawns are using Syria to manipulate and get control of Trump. With media all parroting 'Assad did it' Trump has played to their tune and deep state sucks Trump deeper into their swamp.

Offthebeach's picture

Gee, the Syrian do one, single nerve agent bomb.....and they just hit kids.  How accurate.

My fking ass.

No bomb blast kids.

No burned kids.

No adults.  I guess the kids were in a field of clover, wearing orange vests  and pilots were just flying crop dusters, wearing full nerv agent proof suits and sprayed them.

Do the kids look like those Palestinian kids that are supposedly shot, then get up and run away.


Of course the poor saps that we support would never stage a fake attack.  ?


Fake News ( is there any other? )





AmericaReturns's picture

I voted for Ron Paul in 2012 with a write in. I am a registered Democrap. They told me I could not do that and the 80 year old lady that puts the ballot in the box told me you are allowed to vote for who you want. Do ask for permission. I did it and nobody said anything.
I have voted since then, but not for a president. I am not voting for the lesser of 2 evil's anymore. I'm 53 years old and was the middle class. I no longer believe anybody. God Speed Ron Paul.

bmore's picture

Looking deeper, Israel has been pushing this hard.

Putin to Netanyahu: Unacceptable to Make 'Groundless Accusations' on Syria Chemical Attack

Invinciblehandaxe's picture

i hope fleeced retard trump is listening

ChargingHandle's picture


BigFatUglyBubble's picture

This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.

[to Neo who is choosing the red pill] Remember... all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more.


crossroaddemon's picture

I finally got around to watching that movie. Morpheus was horrible actually... would you hand somebody that red pill and not fucking tell them what they were letting themselves in for? 

Ghordius's picture

this is actually the very part I dislike most about the movie. terribly easy. one pill... and magic happens

a bit like "Kung Fu Panda", really. the hero is fat, but he has it "in him", and a bit of motivation (food) is all he needs to fight like a monk training for 30 years, 10 hours a day

nope. the quest for reality is one damn bitter "red" pill a day, one day after the other. there is no magic, only hard, hard toil

and, really, forget about "truth". focus on reality... and perception of reality

(one of the more hidden parts of the movie: if you believe you are mortally hit... you might die from that, just from this wrong perception --> true, happens every day)

Dangerclose's picture

Trump jumped like a trained dog when he answered the reporter's question about Syria yesterday. Someone like Ron Paul has to help this man and by all means lets keep the laser pointers away from him!! GEESCH!!

Ward no. 6's picture

i am not pro-trump but i would think that there is extreme pressure for him to do as he is told

truthseeker69's picture

>Swap Creature Transformation Complete

>Commening 'Syria Propaganda' sequence. 


I just can't help but wonder what the trumpsters are going to do with thier 'MAGA' hats? 

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

It's been complete for 27 years.

In the late seventies, Wilbur Ross (Trump's Secretary of
Commerce, who bailed him out on Taj Mahal in 1990)
began twenty-four years at the New York office of
Rothschild Inc.

Balfour Declaration was a letter dated 2 November 1917
from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur
James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron
Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, for
transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and
Ireland. It read: "His Majesty's government view with
favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home
for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours
to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly
understood that nothing shall be done which may
prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-
Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and
political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country."
Weizmann had argued that one consequence of such a public commitment by Great Britain, making the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine, one of the Allies' war aims, was that it would rally the large Jewish community in the United States to press for greater funding for the American war effort.

Thus, as will be seen, the Zionists, having carried out their part, and greatly helped to bring America in, the Balfour Declaration of 1917 was but the public confirmation of the necessarily secret 'gentleman's' agreement of 1916 made with the previous knowledge, acquiescence and/or approval of the Arabs and of the British, American, French and other Allied Governments, and not merely a voluntary altruistic and romantic gesture on the part of Great Britain as certain people either through pardonable ignorance assume or unpardonable ill-will would represent or misrepresent. (S. Landman: Great Britain, The Jews and Palestine, pp. 3-6)

earleflorida's picture

walter rothschild was NOT a zionist. period!!!

israel was to be for the persecuted russians under the scum bag Tsarist

russian jews were treated as african slaves in america,

read your history

Bendromeda Strain's picture

Russian jews weren't treated any worse than Irish or any other wretched arrivals. Russian jews however did make effective guards at the gulags. Also, who built the Knesset?