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Originally posted by antar
reply to post by Ben81
I am going to S@F your Op even though in reality it leaves me sad and even more confused than I was before reading. For an honest person to make sense of the world theater it must take far more intelligence than I have.
Originally posted by Recollector
I don't even bother to read Ben's posts.To much anti-US and anti-Israel hate.
But Bennie...what about WAIT and see who WINS in Syria? Because, you know, WINNERS are ALWAYS...
...RIGHT!edit on 20-7-2012 by Recollector because: *
Originally posted by seaside sky
reply to post by Ben81
Pravda is a good source- part of a well-balanced news reading. Izvestia is also very good. I read quite a few foreign news sources from all over and balance them against the US news to get a better perspective and insight, and sometimes they break important news stories first.
Great thread by the way ! Nice work, as usual for you. I do like reading your posts.
Originally posted by FOXMULDER147
Frankly, so what if Al-Qaeda are involved in the FSA?
They may be the enemy of the West, but they are not the enemy of the Syrian people.
And if it helps to topple the regime...
EXCLUSIVE: Syrians In Ghouta Claim Saudi-Supplied Rebels Behind Chemical Attack
However, from numerous interviews with doctors, Ghouta residents, rebel fighters and their families, a different picture emerges. Many believe that certain rebels received chemical weapons via the Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, and were responsible for carrying out the dealing gas attack. “My son came to me two weeks ago asking what I thought the weapons were that he had been asked to carry,” said Abu Abdel-Moneim, the father of a rebel fighting to unseat Assad, who lives in Ghouta. Abdel-Moneim said his son and 12 other rebels were killed inside of a tunnel used to store weapons provided by a Saudi militant, known as Abu Ayesha, who was leading a fighting battalion. The father described the weapons as having a “tube-like structure” while others were like a “huge gas bottle.” Ghouta townspeople said the rebels were using mosques and private houses to sleep while storing their weapons in tunnels. Abdel-Moneim said his son and the others died during the chemical weapons attack. That same day, the militant group Jabhat al-Nusra, which is linked to al-Qaida, announced that it would similarly attack civilians in the Assad regime’s heartland of Latakia on Syria’s western coast, in purported retaliation. “They didn’t tell us what these arms were or how to use them,” complained a female fighter named ‘K.’ “We didn’t know they were chemical weapons. We never imagined they were chemical weapons.”