U.S. ‘backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime’ , Part of channel(s): Syria (current event) Leaked emails have allegedly proved that the White House gave the green light to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that could be blamed on Assad’s regime and in turn, spur international military action in the devastated country. A report released on Monday contains an email exchange between two senior officials at British-based contractor Britam Defence where a scheme ‘approved by Washington’ is outlined explaining that Qatar would fund rebel forces in Syria to use chemical weapons. Barack Obama made it clear to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad last month that the U.S. would not tolerate Syria using chemical weapons against its own people.
It reads: ‘Phil… We’ve got a new offer. It’s about Syria again. Qataris propose an attractive deal and swear that the idea is approved by Washington. ‘We’ll have to deliver a CW to Homs, a Soviet origin g-shell from Libya similar to those that Assad should have. ‘They want us to deploy our Ukrainian personnel that should speak Russian and make a video record. ‘Frankly, I don’t think it’s a good idea but the sums proposed are enormous. Your opinion? ‘Kind regards, David.’ The emails were released by a Malaysian hacker who also obtained senior executives resumés and copies of passports via an unprotected company server, according to Cyber War News. Dave Goulding’s Linkedin profile lists him as Business Development Director at Britam Defence Ltd in Security and Investigations.
Foreign Policy magazine did an amazing bit of investigative reporting two weeks ago. They got the Obama administration to leak a classified cable—marked as “secret”—describing how Syrian dictator Bashar Assad had lobbed a chemical weapon on his own people in the city of Homs—murdering five and sickening dozens.
Chemical weapons reports
The tensions have been worsened by conflicting reports on the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria. On Monday, a U.N. official said evidence points to the use of the deadly nerve agent sarin by Syrian rebel forces. Carla Del Ponte told an Italian-Swiss TV station that the findings come after interviews with doctors and Syrian victims now in neighboring countries. Del Ponte, the commissioner of the U.N. Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria, said the notion isn't surprising, given the infiltration of foreign fighters into the Syrian opposition.
Later, the commission issued a press release saying it "has not reached conclusive findings as to the use of chemical weapons in Syria by any parties to the conflict." Therefore, "the commission is not in a position to further comment on the allegations at this time," the statement said.
“The validity of any information on the alleged use of chemical weapons cannot be ensured without convincing evidence of the chain-of-custody,” he added
Originally posted by seabag
Have you found the story anywhere else? I would think this would be all over the news and people like Putin would have been commenting by now if true.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by cass1dy09
I read the whole article, from the alternative link, Fox news has on it and also they have been telling that the so call Rebels are nothing but majority Al-Qaida and Muslim Brotherhood, so US liberation gave Iraq to radical Islamic factions and so Afghanistan, now they want to do the same with Libya.
Obama is no what it seems he is been funding the Muslim brotherhood for years with tax payers money and those 123 million of tax dollars pledge to the "Syrian Rebels is money for the Muslim brotherhood so they can purse Jihad".
Obama if you see what is going on in the middle east you know that he is actually no friend of Israel and neither US.
Originally posted by seabag
This reeks like a Sorcha Faal story…..sorry.
INVESTIGATORS suspect that Iran may be involved in an attempt to smear the West by hacking a British security company and faking a plot in which the firm was asked to deploy chemical weapons in Syria. False emails created as part of the sophisticated cyberattack claimed the plot had been sanctioned by Washington and indicated a desire to frame Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president. If Assad used chemical weapons against his own people, it would potentially trigger military retaliation by America and Britain. The hacking of Britam Defence, a company run by former SAS chiefs with many Middle Eastern clients, is being investigated by cybercrime and counterterrorism specialists at Scotland Yard. The security services are also believed to be studying the breach.
Computer security experts called in by Britam have proved that the emails relating to Syria and Iran were fabricated, the report said. “They are 100% false,” said Simon Lalor, Britam’s chief executive. “From a technical point of view, the emails are fabricated. Who wrote the content is another question.” He estimated that the company had been “used as a vehicle to create tension and embarrassment for those with a political motivation." The hacking is being investigated by cybercrime and counterterrorism specialists at Scotland Yard, likely in collaboration with the security services. Iran's possible involvement in the cyber attack is also being probed. A network of pro-Assad hackers and online activists called the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) have also been named on technology websites as possible suspects, the Sunday Times said.