Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Article Stats   4 comments

OpEdNews Op Eds

Preemptive Strike on Syria Looms

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 3 of 6 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 3   Valuable 3   Well Said 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (191 fans)

Without evidence or logic, it claims Assad may "resort to chemical warfare." Saying so is falsified inflammatory hype. 

Opposition forces captured an Al Safira "chloride factory." It's east of Aleppo.

"This is a codename for the Syrian army's biggest chemical weapons store and base, which also houses Syrian Scud D missiles armed with chemical warheads adjusted to fire at Israel."

DF provided no proof. It also claimed Assad's warning to "rebels" not to use chemical weapons gives him "justif(ation) to use them himself."

Again, no evidence whatever suggests it. Claiming it escalates tensions. Full-scale war approaches. 

Longtime Middle East analyst Robert Fisk is no Assad supporter. On December 8, he headlined "Bashar al-Assad, Syria, and the truth about chemical weapons."

His father Hafez "was brutal but never used chemical weapons." What regional army used them first, he asked? Not Saddam. In 1917, Britain under General Allenby used them against Turkish forces. 

He omitted Winston Churchill (in 1919) advocating poison gas use against "uncivilized" Iraqis. Its WW I use caused 100,000 deaths and 900,000 injuries.

Fisk stopped short of explaining that Israel uses various forms of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. So does America. It's longstanding policy in both countries. So is targeting civilians. They're treated like combatants.

Both countries test new weapons in real time. It's evident from what type injuries show up. Doctors find what they never saw before.

Bashar has no intention of using chemical or other illegal weapons. "Washington is playing the same gas-chanty all over again," said Fisk. 

"(Over) the past week, all the pseudo-experts who couldn't find Syria on the map have been warning us again of the mustard gas, chemical agents, biological agents that Syria might possess - and might use."

"And the sources," asked Fisk? "The same fantasy specialists (who) insisted that Saddam had" WMDs: "unnamed military intelligence sources (UMIS)."

Fisk omitted falsified media scoundrel reports, commentaries and analysis. Instead of real news and information, official hype is regurgitated. It's repeated ad nauseam.

Viewers get it on television. Readers see screaming headlines and misinformation. Fabricated accounts substitute for truth and full disclosure. Media scoundrels advance the ball for war. 

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6

 

I was born in 1934, am a retired, progressive small businessman concerned about all the major national and world issues, committed to speak out and write about them.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

The McCain-Lieberman Police State Act

Daniel Estulin's "True Story of the Bilderberg Group" and What They May Be Planning Now

Continuity of Government: Coup d'Etat Authority in America

America Facing Depression and Bankruptcy

Lies, Damn Lies and the Murdoch Empire

Mandatory Swine Flu Vaccine Alert

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
1 people are discussing this page, with 4 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

oh poor Assad,shed a tear for him..as if him and h... by mike conner on Monday, Dec 10, 2012 at 9:03:36 AM
On second thought... we could only wish everything... by mike conner on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 9:11:04 AM
*secular one they had*... by mike conner on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 10:09:47 PM
The world is a dangerous place; not because of tho... by mike conner on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:57:55 PM