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Russia releases 100-page report blaming
Syrian rebels for a chemical weapons attack

McClatchy Newspapers, by Matthew Schofield

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Posted By:FlyRight, 9/5/2013 8:52:11 AM

BERLIN — Russia has released a 100-page report detailing what it says is evidence that Syrian rebels, not forces loyal to President Bashar Assad, were behind a deadly sarin gas attack in an Aleppo suburb earlier this year. The report, which includes numerous tables and charts said to chronicle the scientific analysis of samples reportedly taken from the site of the attack, was posted on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website late Wednesday. Russian officials said the report had been delivered to the United Nations in July. Russia said its investigation of the March 19 incident was conducted under strict protocols established


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 9/5/2013 8:55:36 AM     (No. 9506549)

The plot is thickening. Let´s hope the Congress Critters read it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 9/5/2013 9:01:14 AM     (No. 9506563)

If true, maybe Barry should consider bombing the rebels.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 9/5/2013 9:05:42 AM     (No. 9506575)

Which side is more Muslim? That´s who he´ll support.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NRA_Forever, 9/5/2013 9:22:31 AM     (No. 9506605)

Which side is more RADICAL muslim? THAT´S the side the traitor in the White House will support.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stryker714, 9/5/2013 9:22:45 AM     (No. 9506606)

After the hearings Wednesday, there is cause for even more suspicion of Obama and crew´s spin: A democrat(surprise) pressed Hagel for the transcript of the alleged radio interception of Assad´s military command discussing their alleged attack on civilians. Hagel did all sorts of manuevering to get out of it and finally blurted out it he didn´t know of any such transcripts and besides it was "probably classified". ha ha ha ha. slippery as slippery can be. The administrations "evidence" is all so subjective and more like "just trust us" which isn´t a practical idea.

These politicians are misleading and when cornered come out fighting like rabid, wounded animals, as Kerry did to Mr Duncan of SC when challenged. Ditto Hagel-hostile.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Malia2012, 9/5/2013 9:24:02 AM     (No. 9506608)

It has never made sense that Assad would use chemical weapons on the "rebels" when he was already winning the battle and even he would understand how those weapons would look to the rest of the civilized world, especially the U.S. The "rebels" on the other hand need OUR help in defeating Assad and Iran would be grateful for the assist because THEY want to replace Assad with one of their own. It doesn´t take a genius to figure out what is going on. BTW, obama and kerry continue to talk about the enormous amounts of "evidence" against Syria.....where is it?? Haven´t seen it yet.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nan, 9/5/2013 9:27:21 AM     (No. 9506618)

I wonder if the chemical weapons attack might have been pulled off by the Syrian rebels in order to have the USA come in and help them.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 9/5/2013 9:38:35 AM     (No. 9506636)

# 6 - I posted the same comment over a week ago. Reports had been showing the ´rebels´ were losing against Assad. It would not benefit him to slaughter only a few people. The numbers would have been much higher in casualties.
Until obama´s Arab Spring, there was not unrest inside Syria. Syria is the continuation of the Arab Spring. Obama thought to help his muslim brotherhood take over all of the Middle East and beyond. The ultimate goal is the USA. Look how many muslims he has in his administration.
Look at what has happened to our economy under his dictates. Name one program or activity he has taken since being in the Oval Office which has benefited the USA and its people. Look what he has done world wide to break the bonds between countries.

What is the reason behind his wearing a ring, pictures of it when he was at Occidental, using it as his wedding band to moooochie and wearing it now that says, ALLAH IS GREAT?

I would like for just ONE reporter to ask about that ring to see what his comment might be.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger, 9/5/2013 9:42:15 AM     (No. 9506640)

I wonder if the US helped the rebels create a case for doing the Saudi´s dirty work. Perhaps we need answers on Benghazi.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grambo, 9/5/2013 9:45:39 AM     (No. 9506648)

The great irony is that either side would happily launch those missiles at us, given the chance. So, as long as they’re launching them at each other, why are we trying to stop them?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Coach Springer, 9/5/2013 9:51:32 AM     (No. 9506661)

It would be fraudulent if Obama failed to disclose that rebels have used gas themselves. We could well be on the wrong side even with Assad being Assad. Either way, no good is done and life and liberty are less not more.




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Reply 12 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 9/5/2013 10:00:14 AM     (No. 9506684)

PLEASE read before posting. This refers to earlier attacks, NOT the August attack.

Relevant, but read more than the headline!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Safari Man, 9/5/2013 10:09:38 AM     (No. 9506703)

We´ve come to a point where I am inclined to believe the Russians and Syrians before I believe our own president.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 9/5/2013 10:21:02 AM     (No. 9506729)

OK, I was adamantly opposed to a military intervention in a worthless countries civil war till now. It a military strike will inflame Putin to the extent that he uses he man like body to kick the Hades out of disrespectful, cig smoking Obambi´s behind, then it might be worth it. Just the visual of Putin keeping his pimp hand strong upside Obambi´s poodle like cheek sends a tingle up my leg.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/5/2013 10:34:48 AM     (No. 9506761)

Picture over at Drudge this morning of Rebels executing prisoners. Shot in the head for show. Gee UN, isn´t that against all international agreements and laws. The Syrian Rebels are also shooting Christians and burning their villages.

I´m going to state this again. The Rebels have sarin gas, they have been caught with cylinders of the stuff, and they use anything they can get their hands on to kill people. These sadists are terrorists, the same type of radicals who killed 3,000 of our people on 911. They will do it again if given the chance.

Why the hell is any President or Congress even considering helping them kill more people. They are thugs and killers. They have a history of spreading chaos in any country they can. Helping them is madness.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/5/2013 10:51:51 AM     (No. 9506782)

Obama occupies the White House as a usurper sent there to create the Caliphate using American muscle and military.

Obama is the Guilty Party behind the chemical weapons attacks.

Arab Spring is about surrounding Israel with truly fanatic Muslim jihadists, instead of Nations that merely threaten Israel. The new Obama Caliphate is going to go after Israel with everything they´ve got.

That is the End Game.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: NotaBene, 9/5/2013 10:53:54 AM     (No. 9506785)

The key issue is whether the Sarin gas was released by al-Qaeda as seems most likely, or Assad. After that, what do we want to achieve with the next Syrian government. I we bomb we own it. How do we get out of it? There are two million Christians in Syria who will be killed by the Sunni Muslims.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/5/2013 10:56:06 AM     (No. 9506791)

At least Russia has done some bare research
Let them all fight amongst themselves. We must STAY OUT. There is no gain, only death maiming and loss of mental health. Our 24/7 bribed, Congressional war machine must shut the hell up and go back to their greedy specialty: the $ waste of domestic theft. McCain´s "Alluh Akbar" quote ON TV, is the height of a crazed ignorant old man who epitomizes stupidity and the destruction of staying in office forever. AND of a lap dog press tht did not ridicule his supidity.
And FoxTV, our supposed ideological friend, interviews this tired-out corrupted old man almost every hour. McCain, Rubio, Schumer, Puglosi, Durbin, Reid, Feinstein, Boxer, these guys are all terrifying people. RINOS and plain outright Marxists, melding all together, as one. In unison, all pushing for more power over the people, more power for the federal government (Ayn Rand would call it The State). They´re all
"in on it" together. It´s so sick, they rarely argue with each other.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: chicodon, 9/5/2013 10:56:09 AM     (No. 9506792)

Just war gaming in a fog of disinformation... If I was in Iran I´d be checking the charcoal filters in my bomb shelter.

I´m still sitting here unsure if there was even a chemical attack. Did anyone actually see these victims buried? All I saw were motionless people (on drugs?) in body bags with slits over their noses.

Meanwhile, Russia apparently has intel that we plan to take out a nuclear reactor in Syria. Didn´t anyone know about this reactor before it became operational? I can´t believe Israel didn´t take it out before now.

On the other front, while the world is focused on our naval buildup in the Mediterranean and Red Sea, Iran may be watching the runway at our base on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.

I´m completely in the dark but it´s possible that red lines are involved, just not Obama´s. If this comes to pass, as I idly postulate, Obama will come out of this a hero. Not a pretty sight.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 9/5/2013 11:00:39 AM     (No. 9506805)

Opinion: Obama really doesn´t want to harm Assad. This is all for show. Bombing Syria hurts Hezbollah and IRAN. Obama doesn´t want to harm them either.

Obama DOES WANT to harm Israel. He WANTS to see Iranian nukes annihilate Israel.

Bibi, pull the trigger...please!


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Reply 21 - Posted by: Kazaland, 9/5/2013 11:00:40 AM     (No. 9506806)

My report is bigger than your report. So there.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: redink, 9/5/2013 12:08:40 PM     (No. 9506930)

#8 is correct. The Arab Spring will continue as long as Obama is President. In Egypt, radicals tried deception in order to take power, but they were routed once their plan to radicalize the country was figured out.
The Syrian rebels are using the ´95 Bosnian/Serb playbook to get outside assistance in their attempt to radicalize Syria. They will not stop until the entire Middle East is one big Sharia Union.
I believe Russia´s report, even if it´s dated.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: tatterdemalion, 9/5/2013 12:11:21 PM     (No. 9506937)

Who trusts the Russians. But, when one of our missile cruisers is blown out of the water, you can bet that the Russians will blame the ´rebels´ for that as well.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: larryp, 9/5/2013 1:08:39 PM     (No. 9507030)

Russsia wants Assad in powere because they run natural gas lines thru to Europe. The corp is Gazprom. Gerhard Schroeder, Germany´s past Chancellor works for Gazprom.
Meanwhile Qatar and Saudi Arabia want Assad gone and apuppet in his place. So theycan run their gas lines thru Syria. Syria is on the Med. Tankers could transport to Europe which would drop hi prices pd to Soiets. This has been a complaint of the Europeans- hi prices.
QATAR bank-rolls the Syrian insurgents. Saudi kicks in some dough too.-

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Reply 25 - Posted by: fayebeck, 9/5/2013 1:15:59 PM     (No. 9507042)

I believe the Russkie´s.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Ecclesiastes, 9/5/2013 1:22:40 PM     (No. 9507055)

"Let Allah sort it out", really.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: govlawyer, 9/5/2013 1:33:15 PM     (No. 9507068)

At this point, regardless of who wins the civil war, we have no leverage or influence, so why should we become the Arab League´s mercenaries?

I agree with the Sarahcuda--"Let allah sort it out."

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dman, 9/5/2013 1:57:34 PM     (No. 9507100)

Why do I find the Russians more credible on this matter than our own Administration? Have we come to that point? (Rhetorical question.)

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Reply 29 - Posted by: kono, 9/5/2013 2:48:30 PM     (No. 9507183)

Why should Obama, Kerry, Pelosi, et al. waste the time to read a 100-page report when they already ´know´ Assad was behind the attacks?

Like they didn´t bother reading the 2000-page Obamacare legislation, because they already ´knew´ it would make sure everybody was covered and would cost substantially less than the current system.... Oh, and because big parts of that bill still hadn´t been written yet... never mind.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: nycvoter, 9/5/2013 3:47:51 PM     (No. 9507284)

Even if this report references an earlier attack it proves that the "rebels" had these weapons and used them. They are the worst kind of radicals and very capable and willing to use any means in their power including deception through the killing of children. We are being led into an ambush and McCain and ms. lindsey are holding hands skipping and singing as we go.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 9/5/2013 4:21:10 PM     (No. 9507327)

Whoops, does this mean Kerry was lying? Surely not!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/5/2013 4:22:54 PM     (No. 9507331)

Nobama and his evil puppeteers want to distract from BenghaziNSAaliensIRSobamacide etc and desperately need to destroy Israel.
Refuse the felonious imposter, his commie cell comrades, all axx kissing McCains Reids
Rubios Schumers Feinsteins, Boners, Cantors,
the whole of drunken Congress, and all of the traitor to the truth TV news actors.
Turn the war machine OFF. Let´s recover.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 9/5/2013 4:48:55 PM     (No. 9507369)

Do I believe everything Russia says - no; everything Syria says - no; anything muslim bros say - no; anything Obama says - no!!!

There is a way to know if the rebels gassed their own people for a "higher cause".
Did any rebel leaders or imams die in the gas that was released, or where they located at a safe distance?
Might the muslim bros consider this a mass, albeit involuntary version of suicidal attacks for Allah?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: LesGummint, 9/5/2013 9:12:51 PM     (No. 9507680)

I´m not paying very close attention because I´m too disgusted, and I hate to admit it but I am not exceptionally bright. So please tell me I´m not the only one who saw this coming. The only thing I´m surprised about is that someone was allowed to actually say it out loud somewhere we could get the message. It gives me hope that this regime´s hold on Everything may be slipping, at least a little. If the Mooslim in chief had proof, don´t you think she would have shared it? Pray hard.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 9/5/2013 11:49:04 PM     (No. 9507808)

Bible prophecy predicts that the middle east muslim factions will devour each other and that is now happening. May be best to let them finish themselves off. May God rest the souls of those poor children who were gassed to death.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: jglas, 9/6/2013 9:59:13 AM     (No. 9508266)

True #12 this does refer to an earlier attack but clearly the point being made is that if they did it before they could do it again. Obama´s and Kerry´s and the NYT´s evidence consists of a process of elimination . . . they speculate no one else had those chemicals except Assad so it must have been Assad. Here the Russians have presented every bit as strong evidence that the rebels had chemicals and have used them. That reduces Obama and Kerry to having a strong suspicion but really, really wanting to attack Syria. Their motives need to be investigated.

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Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
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Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Bundy
Ranch: ´If They´re Patriots, We´re
in Big Trouble´

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Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 9:39:40 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed, 600 people came in armed. They had practiced. They had maneuvered.” Reid continued, “They knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women and children, in fact one

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
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If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

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