MIT Scientist FURTHER Debunks False Flag: "The Nerve Agent Attack that Did Not Occur"

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By Theodore A. Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy at MIT.  Postol’s main expertise is in ballistic missiles. He has a substantial background in air dispersal, including how toxic plumes move in the air. Postol has taught courses on weapons of mass destruction – including chemical and biological threats – at MIT.  Before joining MIT, Postol worked as an analyst at the Office of Technology Assessment, as a science and policy adviser to the chief of naval operations, and as a researcher at Argonne National Laboratory.  He also helped build a program at Stanford University to train mid-career scientists to study weapons technology in relation to defense and arms control policy. Postol is a highly-decorated scientist, receiving the Leo Szilard Prize from the American Physical Society, the Hilliard Roderick Prize from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Richard L. Garwin Award from the Federation of American Scientists.

For background on Dr. Postol’s previous essays on this issue, see:

 

THE NERVE AGENT ATTACK THAT DID NOT OCCUR:
ANALYSIS OF THE TIMES AND LOCATIONS OF CRITICAL EVENTS IN THE ALLEGED NERVE AGENT ATTACK AT 7 AM ON APRIL 4, 2017 IN KHAN SHEIKHOUN, SYRIA

Introduction

This analysis contains a detailed description of the times and locations of critical events in the alleged nerve agent attack of April 4, 2017 in Khan Shaykhun, Syria – assuming that the White House Intelligence Report (WHR) issued on April 11, 2017 correctly identified the alleged sarin release site.

Analysis using weather data from the time of the attack shows that a small hamlet about 300 m to the east southeast of the crater could be the only location affected by the alleged nerve agent release. The hamlet is separated from the alleged release site (a crater) by an open field. The winds at the time of the release would have initially taken the sarin across the open field. Beyond the hamlet there is a substantial amount of open space and the sarin cloud would have had to travel long additional distance for it to have dissipated before reaching any other population center.

Video taken on April 4 shows that the location where the victims were supposedly being treated from sarin exposure is incompatible with the only open space in the hamlet that could have been used for mass treatment of victims. This indicates that the video scenes where mass casualties (dead and dying) were laid on the ground randomly was not at the hamlet. If the location where the bodies were on the ground was instead a site where the injured and dead were taken for processing, then it is hard to understand why bodies were left randomly strewn on the ground and in mud as shown in the videos.

The conclusion of this summary of data is obvious – the nerve agent attack described in the WHR did not occur as claimed. There may well have been mass casualties from some kind of poisoning event, but that event was not the one described by the WHR.

The findings of this analysis can serve two important purposes:

  1. It shows exactly what needs to be determined in an international investigation of this alleged atrocity. In particular, if an international investigation can determine where casualties from the nerve agent attack lived, it will further confirm that the findings reported by the WHR are not compatible with the data it cites as evidence for its conclusions.
  2. It also establishes that the WHR did not utilize simple and widely agreed upon intelligence analysis procedures to determine its conclusions.

This raises troubling questions about how the US political and military leadership determined that the Syrian government was responsible for the alleged attack. It is particularly of concern that the WHR presented itself as a report with “high confidence” findings and that numerous high-level officials in the US government have confirmed their belief that the report was correct and to a standard of high confidence.

Methodology Used in This Analysis

The construction of the time of day at which particular video frames were generated is determined by simply using the planetary geometry of the sun angle during the day on April 4. The illustration below of the sun-angle geometry shows the Day/Night Sun Terminator at the location of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4. The angle of the sun relative to local horizontal is summarized in the table that follows the image of the planetary geometry along with the temperature during the day between 6:30 AM and 6 PM.

The next set of two side-by-side images shows the shadows at a location where a large number of poison victims are being treated in what appears to be the aftermath of a poisoning event. The shadows indicate that this event occurred at about 7:30 AM. This is consistent with the possibility of a nerve agent attack at 7 AM on the morning of April 4 and it is also consistent with the allegation in the WHR that an attack occurred at 6:55 AM on that day.

The timing sequence of the attack is important for determining the consistency of the timelines with the allegations of a sarin release at the crater identified in the WHR.

Assuming there was an enough sarin released from the crater identified by the WHR to cause mass casualties at significant downwind distances, the sarin would have drifted downwind at a speed of 1 to 2 m/s and for several minutes before encountering the only location where mass casualties could have occurred from this particular release. The location where these mass casualties would have had to occur will be identified and described in the next section. If there was a sarin release elsewhere, mass casualties would have not occurred at this location but would have occurred somewhere else in the city.

Assuming the victims of the attack were exposed to the plume, the symptoms of sarin poisoning would have express themselves almost immediately. As such, the scene at 7:30 AM on April 4 is absolutely consistent with the possibility of a mass poisoning downwind of the sarin-release crater.

The next figure shows the earliest photograph we have been able to find of an individual standing by the sarin-release crater where the alleged release occurred. The photo was posted on April 4 and the shadow indicates the time of day was around 10:50 AM. Thus the individual was standing by the crater roughly 4 hours after the dispersal event.

If the dispersal event was from this crater, the area where this unprotected individual is standing would be toxic and this individual would be subjected to the severe and possibly fatal effects of sarin poisoning. As a result, this throws substantial suspicion on the possibility that the crater identified by WHR would be the source of the sarin release.

At the time of the sarin release, the temperature of the air was about 60°F and the sun was at an angle of only 8° relative to local horizontal. This means that liquid sarin left on the ground from the dispersal event would remain mostly unevaporated. By 11 AM, the temperature of the air had risen to 75° and the angle of the sun relative to horizontal was at 66°. Thus, one would expect that the combination of the rise in air temperature and the sun on the crater would lead to significant evaporation of liquid sarin left behind from the initial dispersal event. The air temperature and sun angle are such that the area around the crater should have been quite dangerous for anybody without protection to operate.

This is therefore an important indication that the crater was probably not a dispersal site of the sarin.

The final set of three photographs shows arriving victims seeking treatment at a hospital at some location in Khan Sheikhoun. The arrivals at the hospital are at between 9 and 10:30 AM on the day of the attack. This is perhaps late since victims were seriously exposed by 7:30 AM, but victims could have been trailing in after the initial arrival of severely affected victims. This time is considerably earlier than the time at which WHR alleges that a hospital was attacked while treating victims of the poisoning attack.

In the next section we discuss the location where mass casualties should have occurred if the sarin release occurred at the location alleged by the WHR.

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Khan Shaykhun Sun Angles
Relative to Local Horizontal on April 4, 2017

Local Time of Day in Khan
ShayKhun on April 4, 2017
Surface Temperature
in Degrees Fahrenheit
Sun Angle in Degrees Relative to
Local Horizontal
6:30 58.16 1.20
7.00 60.24 8.40
7:30 62.39 15.60
8.00 64.55 22.80
8:30 66.68 30.00
9.00 68.74 37.20
9:30 70.69 44.40
10.00 72.51 51.60
10:30 74.15 58.80
11.00 75.59 66.00
11:30 76.81 73.20
12.00 77.80 80.40
12:30 78.53 87.60
13.00 79.01 94.80
13:30 79.24 102.00
14.00 79.22 109.20
14:30 78.96 116.40
15.00 78.48 123.60
15:30 77.81 130.80
16.00 76.99 138.00
16:30 76.04 145.20
17.00 75.03 152.40
17:30 74.01 159.60
18.00 73.05 166.80

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Identification of the Location of the Mass Casualties

The figure on the next page shows the direction of the toxic sarin plume based on the assumption that the alleged release point was the crater identified by WHR. The wind conditions at the time of the release, which would have been at about 7 AM on April 4, would have carried the plume across an empty field to an isolated Hamlet roughly 300 m downwind from the crater.

Although there were some walls and structures that would have somewhat attenuated and inhibited the movement of the aerosol cloud from the release point, the open field would be an ideal stable wind environment to transmit the remaining sarin cloud with minimal distortion and dispersal. As such, it is plausible that the sarin cloud could with the weather conditions at that time have led to mass casualties at the Hamlet.

The sarin dosage level that results in 50% of exposed victims dying is known as the LD50. The LD50 for sarin is about 100 mglmin/m3.

The dose quantity mglmin/m3 can be understood simply.

An exposure of about 100 mglmin/m3 simply means that a victim is within an environment for one full minute when there is 100 mg/m3 of sarin in the air. If the victim is instead in an environment for 10 minutes where there is a density of sarin of 10 mg/m3, they will also receive a lethal dose of 100 mglmin/m3.

Assuming 5 to 10 liters were aerosolized at the crater as alleged by the WHR, this would have resulted in an average sarin exposure at the Hamlet at 300 m range of about 10 to 20 mglmin/m3, assuming wind and temperature conditions that are near ideal for lethal exposures downwind. This estimate assumes that an individual would be outside and exposed to the sarin as the gas cloud passes by.

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Since a cloud of sarin would not be uniformly mixed, there will be regions in the cloud that have much higher and lower doses than the average. In addition, as the cloud passes, sarin entering into open windows of aboveground and basement rooms would tend to become trapped inside these rooms creating a significantly longer exposure to the nerve agent, certainly leading to lethal levels if residents did not evacuate the rooms immediately. Also, since the nerve agent cloud would be passing through an area that has buildings, it will tend to flow around, over buildings, and down into open basement windows, resulting in buildups of sarin in some locations and diminished levels of sarin at other locations.

As such, the Hamlet could well have been within lethal range of the sarin exposure. However, areas further downwind from the Hamlet would be sufficiently far away that the sarin will have dispersed sufficiently that it would not be capable of causing deaths.

Thus, the Hamlet area 300 m downwind of the crater is the only area where mass casualties could  occur if there had been a sarin release at the crater as alleged by the WHR!

The selected video frames collected on the next two pages show three important sets of data that indicate the following:

  1. Unprotected civilians with clothing that have logos of the Idlib Health Directorate are tampering with the contents of the crater crater that the WHR alleges was the source of the sarin release. All of the indicators point to a ruptured tube that could have contained no more than 8 to 10 liters of sarin. This is the only container shown in any videos from this scene.
  2. The next collection of video frames shows panoramic views of the target area taken from a drone equipped with a video camera. As can be seen in the video frames, a goat that was allegedly killed from the sarin dispersal is close to downwind of the alleged dispersal site.

However, the Hamlet that should have experienced major casualties if the alleged dispersal site had been correctly identified is only 300 m down range, and easily reachable by simply walking over to the site.

Yet none of the video journalists refer in any way to a mass casualty site nearby. They simply focus on a dead goat and present out of context images of a few dead birds. It is remarkable that no video journalists of the many who reported from this crater area referred in any way to the mass casualties that could only have occurred 300 m away if the attack had been executed from this crater.

  1. The last collection of 18 video frames is from the area where mass casualties were piled on the ground haphazardly dead or dying. Among these casualties were infants as well as men and women. This scene clearly could not have been at the location of the Hamlet as one can see that the walls surrounding the area are carved out of rock. Thus, this scene could not possibly have been at the Hamlet.

These video frames were generated by reviewing hundreds of videos posted on YouTube plus additional videos and video frames found on Twitter.

Among the hundreds of videos reviewed there seems to be no more than 50 to 60 seconds of actual original scenes like those laid out in the collection of 18 videos below. The vast majority of time in the videos contains the same repeated sequences of the same dead and injured infants and adults that could all be collected into less than a couple of minutes of independent scenes.

The overwhelming evidence is that these videos repeat nothing more than redundant scenes that suggest one terrible event might have occurred. Almost none of the scenes contain any different information from the others. This raises a serious question about how much real data has been supplied that would indicate an actual significant nerve agent attack.

What is absolutely clear from the videos is that the location of the sarin dispersal site alleged by WHR and the mass casualty site that would have had to be generated if the sarin dispersal actually occurred, are not in any way related to the scenes of victims shown in the other videos. The conclusion is obvious, the alleged attack described in WHR never occurred.

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Final Comments

This abbreviated summary of the facts has been constructed entirely from basic physics, video evidence, and absolutely solid analytical methods. It demonstrates without doubt that the sarin dispersal site alleged as the source of the April 4, 2017 sarin attack in Khan Sheikhoun was not a nerve agent attack site.

It also shows beyond a shadow of a doubt that the only mass casualty site that could have resulted from this mass attack is not in any way related to the sites that are shown in video following a poisoning event of some kind at Khan Sheikhoun.

This means that the allegedly “high confidence” White House intelligence assessment ssued on April 11 that led to the conclusion that the Syrian government was responsible for the attack is not correct. For such a report to be so egregiously in error, it could not possibly have followed the most simple and proven intelligence methodologies to determine the veracity of its findings.

Since the United States justified attacking a Syrian airfield on April 7, four days before the flawed National Security Council intelligence report was released to the Congress and the public, the conclusion that follows is that the United States took military actions without the intelligence to support its decision.

Furthermore, it is clear that the WHR was not an intelligence report.

No competent intelligence professional would have made so many false claims that are totally inconsistent with the evidence. No competent intelligence professional would have accepted the findings in the WHR analysis after reviewing the data presented herein. No competent intelligence professionals would have evaluated the crater that was tampered with in terms described in the WHR.

Although it is impossible to know from a technical assessment to determine the reasons for such an egregiously amateurish report, it cannot be ruled out that the WHR was fabricated to conceal critical information from the Congress and the public.

Appendix

Resource Materials Used To DetermineLocalWeather Conditions andSun Angles
Needed to Verify the above Analysis

Khan Shaykhun, Idlib Historical Weather, Syria

The past date should be after 1st July, 2008 onwards
Tue 04th Apr, 2017

Time Weather

Temp Feels Like Rain

Wind

Gust Rain? Cloud

Humidity

Pressure

 
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
 
10 °c 10 °c 13 °c 21 °c 25 °c 26 °c 23 °c 20 °c
10 °c 10 °c 13 °c 21 °c 24 °c 24 °c 24 °c 20 °c
0.0 mm        0.0 mm       0.0 mm      0.0 mm       0.0 mm      0.0 mm       0.0 mm      0.0 mm
4 mph
SSW
3 mph
S
2 mph
SE
4 mph

E

7 mph
ENE
10 mph
ENE
11 mph
ENE
10 mph
ENE
8 mph 6 mph 4 mph 4 mph 8 mph 12 mph 17 mph 20 mph
0%                  0%            0%             0%           0%

7%                  2%            1%             1%           6%

94%                91%          76%            40%         19%

0%            0%             0%
20% 25% 21%
17%           25%          33%
1022 mb 1022 mb 1023 mb 1023 mb 1022 mb 1021 mb 1021 mb 1021 mb

 

Khan Shaykhun Past weather on 04th April

2mph = 0.9 m/sec
3mph = 1.3 m/sec
4mph = 1.8 m/sec

3 to 4 Minutes from Crater to Residences

https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/syria/damascus
April 2017 — Sun in Damascus

Month:                        
2017 Apr Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise                             Sunset

Length Daylength

Difference

Astronomical Twilight

Start                          End

Nautical Twilight

Start                  End

Civil Twilight

Start                     End

Solar Noon

Time                              Mil. mi

1 6:22 am t (84°) 6:55 pm t (276°) 12:32:44 +2:03 4:58 am 8:19 pm 5:28 am 7:49 pm 5:57 am 7:20 pm 12:38 pm (61.2°) 92.896
2 6:21 am t (83°) 6:55 pm t (277°) 12:34:48 +2:03 4:56 am 8:20 pm 5:26 am 7:50 pm 5:56 am 7:21 pm 12:38 pm (61.6°) 92.922
3 6:19 am t (83°) 6:56 pm t (277°) 12:36:51 +2:03 4:55 am 8:21 pm 5:25 am 7:51 pm 5:54 am 7:21 pm 12:37 pm (61.9°) 92.948
4 6:18 am t (83°) 6:57 pm t (278°) 12:38:54 +2:03 4:53 am 8:22 pm 5:23 am 7:52 pm 5:53 am 7:22 pm 12:37 pm (62.3°) 92.974
5 6:17 am t (82°) 6:58 pm t (278°) 12:40:58 +2:03 4:52 am 8:23 pm 5:22 am 7:53 pm 5:52 am 7:23 pm 12:37 pm (62.7°) 93.000
6 6:15 am t (82°) 6:58 pm t (279°) 12:43:00 +2:02 4:50 am 8:24 pm 5:21 am 7:53 pm 5:50 am 7:24 pm 12:37 pm (63.1°) 93.026
7 6:14 am t (81°) 6:59 pm t (279°) 12:45:02 +2:02 4:49 am 8:25 pm 5:19 am 7:54 pm 5:49 am 7:24 pm 12:36 pm (63.5°) 93.052
8 6:13 am t (81°) 7:00 pm t (279°) 12:47:04 +2:01 4:47 am 8:26 pm 5:18 am 7:55 pm 5:48 am 7:25 pm 12:36 pm (63.8°) 93.079
9 6:12 am t (80°) 7:01 pm t (280°) 12:49:05 +2:01 4:46 am 8:27 pm 5:16 am 7:56 pm 5:46 am 7:26 pm 12:36 pm (64.2°) 93.105
10 6:10 am t (80°) 7:01 pm t (280°) 12:51:07 +2:01 4:44 am 8:28 pm 5:15 am 7:57 pm 5:45 am 7:27 pm 12:36 pm (64.6°) 93.131
11 6:09 am t (79°) 7:02 pm t (281°) 12:53:07 +2:00 4:43 am 8:29 pm 5:14 am 7:58 pm 5:44 am 7:28 pm 12:35 pm (64.9°) 93.158
12 6:08 am t (79°) 7:03 pm t (281°) 12:55:07 +2:00 4:41 am 8:29 pm 5:12 am 7:58 pm 5:42 am 7:28 pm 12:35 pm (65.3°) 93.184
13 6:06 am t (79°) 7:04 pm t (282°) 12:57:07 +1:59 4:40 am 8:30 pm 5:11 am 7:59 pm 5:41 am 7:29 pm 12:35 pm (65.7°) 93.210
14 6:05 am t (78°) 7:04 pm t (282°) 12:59:06 +1:59 4:38 am 8:31 pm 5:10 am 8:00 pm 5:40 am 7:30 pm 12:34 pm (66.0°) 93.237
15 6:04 am t (78°) 7:05 pm t (283°) 13:01:05 +1:58 4:37 am 8:32 pm 5:08 am 8:01 pm 5:38 am 7:31 pm 12:34 pm (66.4°) 93.263
16 6:03 am t (77°) 7:06 pm t (283°) 13:03:03 +1:58 4:35 am 8:33 pm 5:07 am 8:02 pm 5:37 am 7:31 pm 12:34 pm (66.7°) 93.290
17 6:02 am t (77°) 7:07 pm t (283°) 13:05:01 +1:57 4:34 am 8:34 pm 5:05 am 8:03 pm 5:36 am 7:32 pm 12:34 pm (67.1°) 93.316
18 6:00 am t (76°) 7:07 pm t (284°) 13:06:58 +1:56 4:33 am 8:35 pm 5:04 am 8:04 pm 5:35 am 7:33 pm 12:34 pm (67.4°) 93.343
19 5:59 am t (76°) 7:08 pm t (284°) 13:08:54 +1:56 4:31 am 8:36 pm 5:03 am 8:05 pm 5:33 am 7:34 pm 12:33 pm (67.8°) 93.369
20 5:58 am t (76°) 7:09 pm t (285°) 13:10:50 +1:55 4:30 am 8:37 pm 5:01 am 8:05 pm 5:32 am 7:35 pm 12:33 pm (68.1°) 93.395
21 5:57 am t (75°) 7:10 pm t (285°) 13:12:44 +1:54 4:28 am 8:38 pm 5:00 am 8:06 pm 5:31 am 7:36 pm 12:33 pm (68.5°) 93.421
22 5:56 am t (75°) 7:10 pm t (286°) 13:14:39 +1:54 4:27 am 8:39 pm 4:59 am 8:07 pm 5:30 am 7:36 pm 12:33 pm (68.8°) 93.447
23 5:55 am t (74°) 7:11 pm t (286°) 13:16:32 +1:53 4:25 am 8:41 pm 4:58 am 8:08 pm 5:29 am 7:37 pm 12:33 pm (69.1°) 93.472
24 5:53 am t (74°) 7:12 pm t (286°) 13:18:25 +1:52 4:24 am 8:42 pm 4:56 am 8:09 pm 5:27 am 7:38 pm 12:32 pm (69.5°) 93.498
25 5:52 am t (74°) 7:13 pm t (287°) 13:20:17 +1:52 4:23 am 8:43 pm 4:55 am 8:10 pm 5:26 am 7:39 pm 12:32 pm (69.8°) 93.523
26 5:51 am t (73°) 7:13 pm t (287°) 13:22:08 +1:51 4:21 am 8:44 pm 4:54 am 8:11 pm 5:25 am 7:40 pm 12:32 pm (70.1°) 93.547
27 5:50 am t (73°) 7:14 pm t (287°) 13:23:58 +1:50 4:20 am 8:45 pm 4:53 am 8:12 pm 5:24 am 7:40 pm 12:32 pm (70.4°) 93.572
28 5:49 am t (72°) 7:15 pm t (288°) 13:25:48 +1:49 4:19 am 8:46 pm 4:51 am 8:13 pm 5:23 am 7:41 pm 12:32 pm (70.8°) 93.596
29 5:48 am t (72°) 7:16 pm t (288°) 13:27:36 +1:48 4:17 am 8:47 pm 4:50 am 8:14 pm 5:22 am 7:42 pm 12:32 pm (71.1°) 93.619
30 5:47 am t (72°) 7:16 pm t (289°) 13:29:23 +1:47 4:16 am 8:48 pm 4:49 am 8:15 pm 5:21 am 7:43 pm 12:31 pm (71.4°) 93.643

* All times are local time for Damascus. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

Time Determined by Planetary Analysis

Sunrise ~ 6:25 AM

Sunset ~ 6:56 PM

Postscript: Here is the .pdf version, with the best layout:

The Nerve Agent Attack that Did Not Occur__Analysis of the Alleged Nerve Agent Attack at 7 AM on April 4_2017 in Khan Sheikhoun_Syrian_(April18,2017)_Optimized_

In a cover letter to his report, Dr. Postol also sent us the following Summary of Findings:

This analysis contains a detailed description of the times and locations of critical events in the alleged nerve agent attack of April 4, 2017 in Khan Shaykhun, Syria – assuming that the White House Intelligence Report (WHR) issued on April 11, 2017 correctly identified the alleged sarin release site.

 

Analysis using weather data from the time of the attack shows that a small hamlet about 300 m to the east southeast of the crater could be the only location affected by the alleged nerve agent release.  Video data of suffocating and dead victims lying on the ground shows a different location from the predicted sarin dispersal site if it had been correctly identified by the White House.

 

The conclusion is that the nerve agent attack described in the White House Intelligence Report did not occur as claimed. 

 

There may well have been mass casualties from some kind of poisoning event, but that event was not the one described by the WHR.

 

The findings of this expanded analysis can serve two important purposes:

  1. It shows exactly what needs to be determined in an international investigation of this alleged atrocity.

In particular, if an international investigation can determine where casualties from the nerve agent attack lived, it will confirm that the findings reported by the White House Report are incompatible with its own cited data.

  1. It also establishes that the White House Report did not utilize simple and widely agreed upon intelligence analysis procedures to determine its conclusions.

 

This raises troubling questions about how the US political and military leadership determined that the Syrian government was responsible for the alleged attack.  It is particularly of concern that the White House Report presented itself as a report with “high confidence” findings and that numerous high-level officials in the US government have confirmed their belief that the report was correct and executed to a standard of high confidence.

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kidbroge's picture

Should the President get his hands on this report and conclude he was duped and played big time, I wonder if heads will roll so he can fire the scumbags who perpetrated this, blame fake news for running with the story and start draining the swamp. One can only hope. 

ronaldwilsonreagan's picture

Scientists pffft. They are the same morons pushing that liberal Global warming rubish. Being American means not having to follow scientic rules, man.

John_Coltrane's picture

I'm surprised the prof kept using the term "syrin" to describe the alleged poison. He should have studied more chemistry. If real syrin were used no one would be standing around taking videos without fully hermetically sealed suits on, full face gas masks and head coverings etc. Otherwise, they would all be twitching around on the ground like roaches just sprayed with raid.

Without being too technical, Syrin is bug spray for humans. It disrupts all nerve conduction-no one survives a syrin attack-there are no videos or photographs. Without nerve conduction your heart quits beating and your lungs stop contracting and expanding. And its readily absorbed through the skin-you don't have to breath it.

Jesus, these false flag guys are so stupid. Their incompetence is our salvation.

My theory on the dead goat? Mass rape by the locals.

Pareto's picture

Drones to Dr. Postol's house in 3...........2..............1............. 

ILIKEMITTENS's picture

My crystal  ball sees a bout of depression followed by suicide for this dear proffessor.

tony bonn's picture

false flags, like blowing up the king david hotel in 1946 down to sandy hook, and the paris attacks, are all done by cia, mossad, george soros, and the rothschilds with great help from the bush crime syndicate. anyone who believes this foolish crap about assad gassing anyone is a fucktard of epic proportions. it was a jewish operation because lies and murder is precisely what jews do. they must be driven from our land - they are a cancer upon it.

LibertyVibe's picture

Meh...Scientists. What do they know? John McCain. HE is a WAR HERO!

Savyindallas's picture

Professor Postol  -American Patriot and Hero. God Bless you-and protect you. 

JB Say's picture

The whole story never made any sense. But almost every politician in DC and their Deep State masters have a hardon for global war so I know how this story ends.

TePikoElPozo's picture

ASSAD MUST GO ! (and the toilet is busy)

GreatUncle's picture

This means that the allegedly “high confidence” White House intelligence assessment

Small mercies for it not being "low confidence" then. LOL be a real fuck up then.

 

Gorgeous's picture

Nice work.  But a secret audio intercept was recently discovered.  The full  transcript translated from Arabic:

 

Ahmed: Guys, where we gonna make the crater?

Abu Bakr:  It should be in some kid's bedroom

(Several):  Not my house.

Ibrahim: Where then? (More arguing...)

Abdullah:  Then it will have to be in the middle of the street.

Ahmed:  How we gonna get the projectile to explode?

Bakr:  We can just run over it with a truck. Think that will be OK?

Ahmed:  Has to be, the film crew arrives in an hour.

Satan's picture

Trump working on his Nobel Peace Prize speech as we speak.

Madcow's picture

Time to get rid of all the scientists and jounralists - 

Its the only way to save the economy. 

 

rkoen's picture

Start a congressional inquiry.  Then we can go on wondering about it for the next 8 years, until a liberal president comes in and determines that Trump should be executed for committing a war crime.

IranContra's picture

No need for all this fuss. The missile strike was a message to Putin and Iran: Dump Iran or no deals, we are willing to strike Iran's agent Assad. Indications are that Putin got the message (he did meet Tillerson).

besnook's picture

this guy needs to be gassed. he's got a lot of nerve trying to confuse the issue with observations claiming they are facts. he is a national security risk worse than a whistle blower or even an organization that publishes whistle blower material. the usa doesn't need no stinking facts to kill people.

Conax's picture

So our blessed orange fathead is an emotional, reactionary twat who lets his converted daughter and her tribal babydaddy pull his strings. 

Since Hillary might have nuked Damascus, things could be even worse, right? We dodged the .45 but got stung with a .22.

Ouch.

 

KashNCarry's picture

Converted? She was born a  jew, like Trump and his parents, aunts & uncles before him. http://rense.com/general96/trumpjewish.htm  Guys, wake up!  That's why the cabinet shake up. The Kharzian Jews are in charge... Read it and weep.

Insurrector's picture

Aren't you guys getting tired of repeating "It would have been worse under Hillary"?  What the fuck does that have to do with where we are now?  Hypothetical hogwash for feeling good about Trumpy? 

He is winning at Making Amerika Hate(d) Again.

truthordare's picture

America hated again?

The World hasnt stopped hating America since VietNam

Conax's picture

Just lookin for that silver lining in every neocon cloud.

ToSoft4Truth's picture

MIT is dependent on student loans and government subsidies.

 

Trump is donating his presidential salary.

 

Pretty easy to see who the liar is in this case. 

UndertheDRADIS's picture

Wouldn't someone who was getting his money from the government tend to support the politically-derived "scientific" position? I seem to remember endless Global Warming grants going to "scientists" who miraculously determined that it was not only "real", "caused by human beings," but would require another grant to "study" further.

Ace006's picture

So an MIT professor would toe the government line.

Solio's picture

Redo.

 

Ponzis, pedos, politicians, ff, cannibals, necrophiliacs, becquerels, voc's, banksters, rituals; and so it goes.

WTFUD's picture

Far too complicated for President Trump & his Menstruation. With all due respect 3 Bibi le Bomb drawings for CONgress to fawn over and mangled kiddie pics by that Sam Power Mark2.0 crazed BITCH at the UN, woulda dunnit!

Solio's picture

Ponzis and ff., such is life!

WTFUD's picture

Not to forget a heavily sedated/easily-distracted and soft bellied citizenry.

barysenter's picture

1 MOAB is enough for the MIT pricks but CA is going to require 38. 2 for LAX.

yttirum's picture

Open source investigation, per Robert Steele, yields a very conservative 40% increase in accuracy and effeciency compared to all of our 17 IC departments, along with foreign departments. Think about that... Steele also states that this 40%, when drilled down further, is probably a very, very low estimate, but the analysis was stopped when they found out the truth of things.

This was a study conducted by the IC that states this, so why do we have the system we have today? Hint, it's not for our safety and prosperity.

VyseLegendaire's picture

Silly scientists.  Wars are not carried out under a rational pretext.

fairhill2's picture

 The Neocons do not care about facts or the truth. They are so arrogant they believe we will swallow any bullshit.Karl Rove set the scene about 12 years ago.

“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality – judiciously, as you will – we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. We’re history’s actors . . . and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do.” (Ron Suskind, NYTimes Magazine, Oct. 17, 2004).

r0mulus's picture

That quote from Rove will go down in history as one of the most evil phrases ever uttered by man.

tangent's picture

From the start it was ridiculous CONSPIRACY THEORY that Assad was plotting in secret a crime against his own people. Does it ever occur to conspiracy theorists at CNN, the Washington Post, and other MSM outlets that MOST outer space alien conspiracy theories are more beleivable than the Assad nonsense? The thickness of their tin foil hats needs to be notched down several levels from here.

bardot63's picture

Aliens from space running things would explain a lot.

Jim in MN's picture

Excatly.  They're supposed to be hats, not helmets for cryin' out loud.

silverer's picture

And Hillary is still not in prison. The system has failed.

GreatUncle's picture

I bet Hillary says this system is perfect for me.

Only a fail in our eyes not in the eyes of elites.

wisefool's picture

Did you all remember to pay your taxes this week folks? They are going to need ALOT more tax money to hire people who are actually competent at these false flags/hoaxes so they can continue to justify the enormous ammounts of tax money they already spend for the USA (a 200 year old culture) to bring peace and justice to 2000+ year old cultures and sovereign nations on the other side of the world ... 

shutterbug's picture

We need a REVOLT against our politicians... they are all traitors, and that includes everybody from both democrats AND republicans.

Congress is a failed part of the system. Talking in committees but not doing anything worthwhile. Checks and Balances are gone, only exists in theory.

Presidents have played private War Games for too long...

This doctor should write a non-suicide note with some lawyers and use a good old car without electronic systems....

nachochan's picture

Yes revolution is coming one way or another.  The revolution will however fail if we don't reach a critical mass of people to inform them of the wrongdoings.  In the meantime keep informing people and undermine the system wherever possible by using gold and silver for payment at small businesses bypassing the dollar.  

HenryKissingerChurchill's picture

This doctor should write a non-suicide note with some lawyers and use a good old car without electronic systems....

some jewish lawyers ?

shutterbug's picture

Probably 1 lawyer from any ethic and minority group thinkable, just to avoid complaints ..

HenryKissingerChurchill's picture

Dear professor, you will get treatment like David Kelly in the following days, please do not leave the country.

DuneCreature's picture

`````````` Fluffy Kitten Didn't Even Go To School ```````````

Fluffy Kitten Says: ........ "Heads Up My Homies, The Easter Bunny Ain't Real And Some Assholes Make Shit Up To Steal Stuff And Start Wars For Profit."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeQorw7Wbv4

Fluffy Kitten also says, "If you don't know what the deal is by now you ain't been reading the Fuck'n ZHedge."

I think Ms street Kitten means; If it takes an MIT professor with graphs, charts and scholarly verbiage to convince you someone (I call them Ass Wipes Inc) is running the show for other than humanitarian ends you haven't been paying attention.

OOOOOOH! But how do they do it and get away with it Scott free!!!!??!!!

EVERY .......TIME! ... .Oh,Oh,Oh, the horror the shame! ...... I don't understand it!!!

O-P-E-R-A-T-I-O-N .... T-A-L-P-I-O-T

Live Hard, Fluffy Kitten Is One Tough Bitch To Fool, Die Free

~ DC v5.0