-- fake Chicago Sears Tower bombers;
-- fake FBI and other building bombers;
-- fake National Guard, Fort Dix and Quantico marine base attackers;
-- fake 9/11 bombers; and
-- others to enlist public support for the fake war on terror and very real ones it spawned.
Israel, of course, uses the same tactics. In this instance, it's strategically timed ahead of the upcoming General Assembly vote for Palestinian statehood and full de jure membership.
Israel's also wants Syria blamed for giving safe haven to Hamas leaders to intensify pressure on Assad's government during ongoing internal strife.
On September 7, US Middle East envoy David Hale and special State Department advisor Dennis Ross (a notorious pro-Israeli hardliner) met with Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah to pressure him to drop his UN bid.