A few articles to post:
On the chemical weapons:
"On Syria’s Alleged Chemical Weapons and the Prospect for War" December 03, 2012
A little more info, and pretty much what we've been saying - highly suspicious.
The only thing worrying the Assad regime more than the rebellion is the prospect of some kind of US-led bombing campaign or invasion, which could
undoubtedly topple the regime but would then lead to such destruction and chaos that the country would be ruined and a lengthy occupation and
counter-insurgency effort would inevitably follow, à la Iraq. So Assad isn’t about to attract that sort of attention.
Additionally, for what its worth, Russia has guaranteed Assad’s restraint on chemical weapons use. That’s not a pledge one of the the five most
powerful nations in the world makes lightly.
If I were to speculate, again, assuming the reports are true, Assad could be making such moves in order to deter international action against his
"Thousands of Jihadists Joining Syrian Rebels - Radical clerics are calling on jihadists to join the fight against Assad, ironically with US help"
December 03, 2012
Nice to see more and more people acknowledging it.
"U.S. might name Syrian rebel Nusra Front a foreign terrorist group" December 4, 2012
WASHINGTON — In an apparent bid to isolate Islamist extremists and bolster a new Western-backed Syrian opposition alliance, the United States
is moving to declare one of the most effective Syrian rebel groups a foreign terrorist organization because of its alleged ties to al Qaida.
Definitely some funny business here...Trying to regain some credibility? Reinforce the illusion that they haven't been colluding with AQ for years
now? Who knows...
"Israel Repeatedly Asked Jordan to Back Attack on Syria in Past Two Months. Official: 'You Know the Israelis - Sometimes They Want to Bomb Right Away'
" December 03, 2012
They've been in this since day 1 , IMO
"Iraq Blocks Turkish Energy Minister’s Visit, Forces Plane to Turn Around
Revoked Permits for Flight Into Kurdish Capital" December 04, 2012
"Rachel Maddow, War Propagandist: Syria, the media, and the search for another “Benghazi Moment”
December 05, 2012 original.antiwar.com...
This one's really snarky, lol.
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# Islamist and # FSA terrorists dying in huge numbers throughout # Syria . NATO's PSY-OP chemical weapons, cover for poor rebel performance
Probably...I read that in Libya, they brought in trained forces to 'win' areas and then let the 'rebels' take credit for it, both for morale and
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