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Offline happyg

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In a report that is sure to be considered blockbuster news, the rebels have told an AP reporter, they are responsible for the chemical attack last week.

The story is from AP reporter and Middle Eastern journalist Dale Gavlak and appears on the Mint Press News, which is affiliated with AP.

This news should deflate the accusations, against the Assad regime, coming from the U.S., Britain, and France as well as the Arab League.

Since the chemical attacks last week, the Assad government was immediately blamed. On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry said: That Assad’s guilt was “a judgment already clear to the world," according to

As a result of Assad's government being blamed for the chemical attacks, five U.S. warships are now stationed off Syria's coast. These destroyers are poised to deliver cruise missiles in a strike that is due to begin any time now. According to the report on Mint Press there have been several interviews conducted with people in Damascus and Ghouta, a suburb of the Syrian capital.

The interviews conducted of residents, rebels and their families in Damascus and Ghouta are painting a different picture of what actually happened. Many believe that rebels received chemical weapons provided through the Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan. It's being reported that these weapons are responsible for last week's gas attack.

The father of a rebel who was killed in what's now being called an accident by many in Ghouta and Damascus said: "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 said at least 12 rebels including his son were killed by the chemical weapons.

Allegedly they were killed in the tunnel that was used to store the chemicals. These were provided by a Saudi militant, known as Abu Ayesha. He is said to be leading a fighting battalion in the effort to unseat Assad. The weapon was described as a "tube-like structure" by Abdel-Moneim.

Gavlak reports he was told by rebels that the gas "attack" was the result of rebels mishandling the chemical weapons they acquired from the Saudis. He says in the Mint Press report the following:

"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.”

When Saudi Prince Bandar gives such weapons to people, he must give them to those who know how to handle and use them,” she warned. She, like other Syrians, do not want to use their full names for fear of retribution."

Gavlak continues in his report: "A well-known rebel leader in Ghouta named ‘J’ agreed. “Jabhat al-Nusra militants do not cooperate with other rebels, except with fighting on the ground. They do not share secret information. They merely used some ordinary rebels to carry and operate this material.

We were very curious about these arms. And unfortunately, some of the fighters handled the weapons improperly and set off the explosions, ‘J’ said."

The humanitarian agency, Doctors Without Borders, reported that around 355 people had died from what was believed to be a neurotoxic agent. They reportedly treated 3,600 people with symptoms of, frothing at the mouth, respiratory distress, convulsions and blurry vision.

According to the report dozens of rebels said they were receiving salaries from the Saudis.

It's said that Bandar was educated in the U.S. both military and collegiate. He is also said to have "served as a highly influential Saudi Ambassador to the U.S., and the CIA totally loves this guy."

Prince Bandar's intelligence agency is said to have been the first to bring allegations that Assad's regime used Sarin gas in Feb.

DCE commentary

What kind of person gives someone chemical weapons and doesn't tell them? As a result of the Saudis giving the rebels chemical weapons hundreds of innocent people died. Not mention the fact that evil men here in the U.S. and elsewhere are trying to draw us into a war we have no business being involved in.

Isn't there enough heartache, strife, sickness, poverty, injustice and a host of other ills in this world? These evil men just added more heartache into the world by giving the rebels these chemical weapons. The hearts of the men responsible for this are black and they only care about one thing, destroying nations.

This kind of evil happens because of sin and mankind's rebellion to God's word. Little do these men realize is that nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account, Hebrews 4:13.

Rest assured that God has seen this vile act, and every person involved will have to answer for their crimes against humanity on judgment day. Hopefully, this breaking news will be enough to keep the United States from going to war. The result of bombing Syria will be a match that will light the fuse to an all-out war in the Middle East.

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Offline Rapunzel

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Interesting indeed. James Rosen was on Greta at the start of her program tonight and said this report Kerry gave this morning was based on our own assessment, not the UN inspectors' assessment and, in his opinion, there was something VERY off about the report and what it said and he questioned how on earth we could use it as an excuse to send our men into war. :th_10444:
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What kind of person gives someone chemical weapons and doesn't tell them? As a result of the Saudis giving the rebels chemical weapons hundreds of innocent people died. Not mention the fact that evil men here in the U.S. and elsewhere are trying to draw us into a war we have no business being involved in.

The second may in fact explain the first.  If the Saudis are giving chemical weapons to the rebels, it's fairly certain that the Obama (mal)administration is aware of this; consequently, since Obama has been so insistent that it was Assad who used the weapons - despite the comparative lack of evidence - when he very likely knew better, it's possible - i.e., not in tinfoil territory any longer - that Obama acquiesced in the Saudis providing the rebels chemical weapons because of the opportunity that would yield giving Obama an excuse to start a war with Syria.
I won't vote for Clinton, but I cannot vote for Trump.  How could I explain to my daughter why I supported a man who sees her as nothing more than a piece of meat, a piece of a$$ for him to grope for his own private pleasure.

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I wrote very early on in this misadventure that I'd like to know this whole "chemical weapons" scenario wasn't cooked up by our own CIA, but like everyone else -- including congress, it seems -- I am in the dark.  So, I can't dismiss the possibility.  It does seem odd that OPapaDoc thinks he must go NOW, even before the UN test is complete.  Why is that?

I don't know what to believe, frankly.  But I suspect that if the facts of this matter ever see the light of day, there will be an open and shut case for impeachment.  Meanwhile, the man will never be impeached, and we all know why.  The past 5 years have been like a very, very bad dream.  It's sad that the American people have now become so accustomed to his monumental incompetence, they now seem to accept it.
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For the last year it was said the entire Benghazi thing was us running something (weapons or more) from Libya via Turkey into Syria...  note how totally silent Edowan is being right now and he is Obama's bestest 034 034 034 in the Middle East.
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