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Fresh off a sitdown with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, Virginia state senator Richard Black turned up on Arab TV last week making an extraordinary claim about one of the US’ closest allies.
Mr Black said Britain’s MI6 intelligence service was planning a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people, which it would then blame on Mr Assad.
“Around four weeks ago, we knew that British intelligence was working towards a chemical attack in order to blame the Syrian government, to hold Syria responsible,” Mr Black said on Al Mayadeen, an Arab news channel based in Beirut.
Mr Black said later that he meant the British were planning not to carry out an attack themselves, but to either direct rebels to do so or stage a phoney attack, with actors posing as victims.
Mr Black also said some chemical attacks previously reported to have occurred in Syria were British fakes, pulled off with help from volunteer first responders known as “White Helmets”.
“From what I can tell, they have been planning a fake attack, not a genuine one, but one where they actually move people out of a town and they have trained people to portray victims of a gas attack,” Mr Black said in an interview with The Washington Post. “And the plan is to use the White Helmets who have always been involved in these notorious deceptions, to portray an attack.”
The State Department flatly rejected Mr Black’s allegations.... A spokeswoman for the British Embassy did not respond to a request for comment on Mr Black’s claims....
This was Mr Black’s second trip to visit Mr Assad, whom the Trump and Obama administrations have blamed for chemical weapons attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians in rebel-held areas during Syria’s civil war. Mr Black, a decorated Vietnam War veteran and retired Pentagon lawyer, regards Mr Assad as a protector of Syrian Christians and a buffer against Islamist extremism.
“I’m just an individual who is deeply concerned about achieving peace and stopping the slaughter in the Middle East,” Mr Black said. “Americans go all over the place all the time and the only reason that they focus on me is because I tell the truth about what I’m seeing and what’s going on.”
Im concerned why your government is allegedly setting up the chemical weapons false flag for Idlib.
Why is the mi6 doing that??
According to Virginia state senator who recently met officials in the Syrian government, he is putting the blame on your governments intelligence agency.
Im on the phone at a light and almost home.
I will source it in a moment or you can simply do a quick web search for the key words.
originally posted by: Thejoncrichton
I'm supposed to be on vacation on Myrtle Beach in October. Do you all think that will still be possible? In regards to the Hurricane, not end of the world .
originally posted by: wylekat
a reply to: Justoneman
We have a major road down an embankment. It'll be a river well before we see actual flooding.
Our major concerns are power outages, trees falling down, and looters.
Slightly less major is my idiot food allergies, and what I can eat that's non perishable.
originally posted by: eManym
Since the US currency dominates, the US can create as much money as it needs to prevent any collapse. This collapse doom porn has been going on for the last 20 years and no collapse.
Took me a while to realise you meant Fall as in the season, we call it Autumn
To be perfectly honest, and I have no wish to offend, but I expected something different - something better - from you.
By their very nature markets go up and down, its what they do. I have no idea what 'contagion' you are thinking of though.