The Syrian military is prepared to use chemical weapons against its own people and is awaiting final orders from President Bashar Assad, U.S. officials told NBC News on Wednesday. The military has loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs that could be dropped onto the Syrian people from dozens of fighter-bombers, the officials said. As recently as Tuesday, officials had said there was as yet no evidence that the process of mixing the "precursor" chemicals had begun. But Wednesday, they said their worst fears had been confirmed:
So, Assad is finally putting Saddam´s chemical weapons to use. Everyone wanted to know where the WMDs went. Well, here´s the proof. I guess Sad Dam Insane´s legacy of killing his own people with gas lives on in Assad.
Who are these US officials and what are their sources. Are we reading Debka now and taking it for fact? Are we taking the word of jihadist rebels? Someone, like Hillary, needs to get up on her hind legs and explain some things.
“Behold, Damascus will cease from being a city, And it will be a ruinous heap. 2 The cities of Aroer are forsaken; They will be for flocks Which lie down, and no one will make them afraid. 3 The fortress also will cease from Ephraim, The kingdom from Damascus, And the remnant of Syria; Isaiah 17
Yes #15 : this is perfect timing for Assad. Since Obama´s vacation plans for Christmas were announced, Assad praised Allah and Saddam Hussein and Hussein Obama and then went to work on his devious and deadly plans.
What proof does Obama have that this has happened? Is he going to start World War III over Syria? Why are even a thousand more Syrians dead a bigger concern than the previous thousands? If Russia has drawn a red line in front of Syria, why not Russia deal with the problem? What is the US interest in Syria?
If nothing else, if the balloon does go up ove there, we´ll be treated to the spectacle of Bill Clinton at long last grabbing a rifle, jumping in a trench and fighting and dying for Israel, as he promised.
The US surely has drones based in Turkey and Israel that are both monitoring Assad´s military and his chemcial weapons storage areas. These drones could launch Hellfire missiles at suspected bunkers, aircraft and artillery positions if Syrian troops are seen in protective garments. The Navy´s Sixth Fleet should also be in the eastern Mediterrean with 60+ aircraft and cruise missiles. So, we have the forces. Besides forces, CIA must be in contact with senior Syrian military, warning them not to use these toxins and to secure them against rebel seizure. Whether these officers will listen is the unknown. Hopefully, Assad the Reformer will flee rather than destroy his people.
I´m serious, could some ldotters help me out? So the "Arab Spring" goes on in Syria, who are the rebels? Just like the others in Egypt, Libya and all the other countries? The Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Queda and all the other "protesters" who just wanted "demrocracy"?
I just want to go back to Benghazi and find out just what the heck out government (pick your agencies) were doing over there. Why was the guy from Turkey there and he got out alive, I guess.
This report was pushed from CNN, now NBC and FOX is following suit... Something stinks there is a "somethin´ in the wood pile".
According to Stratfor the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Aircraft Carrier strike group has just arrived off the coast of Syria. Just as the administration announces imminent doom. They join the USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Group. We have massive fire power in place as does Russia.
I seem to remember way back when, a report of FOX showing satellite imagery of a Russian convoy of trucks allegedly driven by Spetsnaz troops, moving "product" from Iraq to Syria. I saw this report just once and all traces of it disappeared....Never to be seen or heard from again....if I were a betting man, I might wager this gas was the WMD that never existed.
Russia, China and Iran are ready to stand with Syria the moment all begins. Russia is said to have 100,000 troops close to the region now. Benghazi (Stevens) was being used to collect arms in Lybia which had been provided by the US by way of Qatar--what other deals has Hussein, Moochie and Hillary been making?
Who started the Arab Spring? Was it the Muslim Brotherhood in jugears administration with the help of Hillary´s soulmate, Huma? Did they plan to install Muslim Brotherhood in all of these countries?
Benghazi annex was a Libyan arms recovery & delivery to Turkey for re-distribution to The Muslim Brotherhood operation. Stevens was there on a social mission related to a school but a kidnapping attempt was supposed to occur, requiring Obama to trade the Blind Sheik to get him back... but the Russians (who are angry that we are arming Mo Bro invaders) were tipped off & turned it into a massacre.
+++ Propaganda Alert ++++ Not only does NBC not reference a verifiable source, they do not have a source in Syria to inform them!
Obama & Hitlery seem hell bent on starting WW3 this year; Anyone know why, I´d sure like to know!
It will be the Anti-NWO Alliance of Russia, China, India & many smaller nations vs NATO, US & The Muslim Brotherhood....
Cairo, Egypt-In the weirdest statement yet announced by a person belonging to any country in the world, a Muslim Brotherhood leader called Mohammed El-Beltagy, asked the United States, the European Union and NATO to send their armies to Egypt to fight against the Egyptian army and destroy it, under the pretext that the army wants to destroy the Muslim Brotherhood and scatter them.
London, England - A new wealth tax is being proposed by the leftist wing (The Liberal Democrats) of our coalition government that will come with unprecedented powers to enter our homes and root through our personal possessions to value rings, necklaces, paintings and furniture, anything that might raise more taxes. If we refuse to be inspected or get our own valuations wrong, we would be facing fines, maybe even a jail sentence. This brainchild was conceived by the Lib Dems for their next election manifesto and is part of a series of measures planned to tax the better off.
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