Jobar is a Damascus area suburb. On April 1, Syria’s permanent UN envoy Bashir al-Jaafari said terrorists plan attacking it with chemical weapons.
He knew days earlier. He sent two identical letters to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Security Council President Joy Ogwu.
He said Syrian authorities monitored a landline call between two Jobar area terrorists. They discussed distributing gas masks to their elements to protect against a planned toxic gas attack.
A second intercepted call discussed launching it. Blaming Assad for their crime is planned. At issue is Ghouta 2.0.
Clear evidence proved a false flag. Terror gangs launched others earlier. At the time, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Aleksandr Lukashevich said:
“We’re getting more new evidence that this criminal act was of a provocative nature.”
“In particular, there are reports circulating on the Internet, in particular that the materials of the incident and accusations against government troops had been posted for several hours before the so-called attack. Thus, it was a pre-planned action.”
It reflects “another anti-Syrian propaganda wave.” Calls for force “heard from EU capitals (are) unacceptable.”
Assad demonstrated a “constructive approach.” He did so by letting UN experts investigate sites of previous chemical weapons attacks.
Insurgents reject a similar cooperative approach, Lukashevich added.
Al-Jaafari said information obtained revealed Jabhat al-Nusra plans striking the suburban Damascus Adra area Sukkar site.
Video evidence showed a BMP armored vehicle loaded with 7,000 kilograms of TNT and C4. Another car was loaded with explosives. Both contained chemical weapons.
“There’s nothing called the international community, unfortunately,” al-Jaafari said.
“We directed two letters to the Security Council to have the countries that keep talking about the threats of chemical weapons to pressure the countries sponsoring and funding these terrorist groups – specifically the Turkish, Saudi, and Qatari governments – to prevent such terrorist acts by pressuring these terrorist gangs.”
This matter is now in the hands of Security Council members. They’ve got it before an attack occurs. Whether it will now remains to be seen.
Al-Jaafari raised concern about Turkey’s involvement in terrorist attacks. In the past week, Damascus sent five letters to Ban Ki-moon and Security Council President Joy Ogwu.
Terrorist groups “c(ome) from Turkish territories and were covered by Turkish artillery, tanks and aircrafts so that they aren’t engaged by the Syrian Army in that area, with the purpose of the Turkish military involvement being an attempt to distract the Syrian Army form these terrorist groups so that they may commit their heinous acts,” said al-Jaafari.
Saudi Arabia is directly involved. So are CIA operatives, US special forces and Pentagon contractors. Terrorists are trained in CW use in Turkey and Jordan. Perhaps in Israel.
Syria is Obama’s war. He bears full responsibility for over three years of horrific death, destruction, mass displacement and human misery.
State terrorism is official US policy. Humanity is targeted globally. Syria is in the eye of the storm. Obama wants another imperial trophy.
Israel wants a regional rival eliminated. Isolating Iran is planned. Perhaps attacking it. Dick Cheney is an unindicted war criminal multiple times over.
Last weekend, he addressed a closed-door Republican Jewish Coalition annual spring meeting. He did so in Las Vegas.
Former Florida Governor/perhaps 2016 Republican presidential aspirant Jeb Bush attended. So did Republican Governors Chris Christie (NJ), Scott Walker (WS), and John Kasich (OH).
Cheney ridiculed Obama’s foreign policy. He’s not tough enough, he said. He rejected ongoing P5+1 Iranian nuclear talks. He voiced support for Israel attacking its facilities. Attendees responded with applause.
Sheldon Adelson is a gaming tycoon multi-billionaire. He’s one of America’s richest. He’s ideologically over-the-top. He’s militantly hard right. He advocates nuking Iran. He did so last October. He wants an atom bomb detonated in an Iranian desert area. He wants it “serv(ing) as a shot across the bow.”
“Then you say, ‘See! The next one is in the middle of Tehran. So we mean business.’ “
Neocon extremists want pro-Western puppet regimes replacing legitimate Iranian and Syrian governments. They endorse destroying both countries to achieve their objective. They’re mindless about potentially millions of lost lives. Imperial priorities alone matter. Wars of aggression persist. Peace and stability are systematically spurned. Chemical, biological, radiological, and other illegal weapons are used. Anything goes is official policy.
No verifiable evidence shows Syrian forces used chemical weapons against anyone at any time throughout years of conflict. Claiming otherwise is willful, malicious lying. Clear evidence proved terrorists used sarin and other chemical weapons multiple times.
UN investigators confirmed their sarin use. They did so before equivocating on their initial statement. Waffling followed heavy Western pressure.
In March 2013, credible evidence showed insurgents used chemical weapons. Home-made rockets fired contained CL 17. It’s a form of chlorine. It induces vomiting, fainting, suffocation and seizures. People nearby were affected.
Civilians are harmed most. Western-backed death squads target them. Assad loyalists are most vulnerable.
A no longer accessible January 29, 2013 UK Daily Mail report headlined “US ‘backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime,’ ” saying:
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.”
In May 2013, Turkish police arrested 12 suspected Al Nusra fighters. They were seized in southern Turkey. They were caught red-handed with a two gm cylinder of sarin nerve gas.
In December 2012, a Syrian insurgent video surfaced. It showed terrorists testing chemical weapons on lab rabbits. Threats to use them against Assad loyalists followed. Lab equipment and chemical containers were shown. Some bore the Turkish chemical company Tekkim name. An Arabic text wall poster read, “The Almighty Wind Brigade (Kateebat A Reeh Al Sarsar).”
A man was shown mixing chemicals in a beaker. It emits gas. Rabbits in a glass box have convulsions, collapse and die. The audio states:
You saw what happened. This will be your fate, you infidel Alawites. I swear by Allah to make you die like these rabbits, one minute after you inhale the gas.
Death squads use terror tactics. They’re no match against Syria’s superior military. It’s routing insurgents effectively. Impressive victories were achieved.
Terrorist leader Abdullah Ghazal was killed. An insurgent al-Batra position was destroyed. Many foreign fighters were killed or injured.
Numerous terrorist pockets were eliminated. Ones in areas around al-Zabadani, Douma, Bilal Abdelhaq, Deir al-Asafir, Ein Tarma, al-Mleiha, al-Masri, Pnoq al-Hawa, Abu Hawadid, Jeb al-Jarrah, al-Ghassebiyeh, al-Dar al-Kabira and elsewhere were destroyed.
In recent days, scores, perhaps hundreds, of terrorists were killed or wounded. Their weapons and munitions were eliminated or seized.
An al-Hosen Homs area explosives factory was discovered and destroyed. Terrorists sustain heavy losses daily.
What they plan next remains to be seen. Will US-led NATO Libya 2.0 follow? Is destroying Syria entirely planned?
Is eliminating the Syrian Republic altogether? Is replacing it with another subservient pro-Western puppet regime coming?
Does Israel plan its own direct intervention? Will perhaps hundreds of thousands of Syrians perish? Will horrendous more war crimes be committed?
Obama is a serial killer. There’s no telling what he’ll do. Anything is possible on his watch. At stake is humanity’s survival.
Whether Americans awaken to the threat and act responsibly remains to be seen. They’re largely dismissive.
Their welfare and future are at stake. They lie in their own hands. Passivity is no longer an option.
Resisting tyranny is a universal right. When governments act lawlessly, replacing them is a moral imperative.
It’s obligatory. It’s vital. World peace hangs in the balance. The alternative is police state repression. It’s potential mass annihilation. Preventing it matters most.
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