MSM Claims UN “Member States” Intercepted North Korean Shipment of Chemical Weapons To Syria

By Brandon Turbeville

The latest round of fearmongering and propaganda against the Syrian government is now dovetailing with the latest round of fearmongering and propaganda against North Korea. It seems the corporate media and the Western governments for which it speaks have now decided to go for a two-fer when drumming up justifications for more war in Syria and a new war with North Korea.

This time, the narrative is that North Korea is shipping chemical weapons and other types of weaponry to Syria in violation of Western dictates.

One report by CNBC read,

Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country’s chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.

The report by a panel of independent U.N. experts, which was submitted to the U.N. Security Council earlier this month and seen by Reuters on Monday, gave no details on when or where the interdictions occurred or what the shipments contained.

“The panel is investigating reported prohibited chemical, ballistic missile and conventional arms cooperation between Syria and the DPRK (North Korea),” the experts wrote in the 37-page report.

“Two member states interdicted shipments destined for Syria. Another Member state informed the panel that it had reasons to believe that the goods were part of a KOMID contract with Syria,” according to the report.

KOMID is the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation. It was blacklisted by the Security Council in 2009 and described as Pyongyang’s key arms dealer and exporter of equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. In March 2016 the council also blacklisted two KOMID representatives in Syria.

“The consignees were Syrian entities designated by the European Union and the United States as front companies for Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), a Syrian entity identified by the Panel as cooperating with KOMID in previous prohibited item transfers,” the U.N. experts wrote.

SSRC has overseen the country’s chemical weapons program since the 1970s.

The U.N. experts said activities between Syria and North Korea they were investigating included cooperation on Syrian Scud missile programs and maintenance and repair of Syrian surface-to-air missiles air defense systems.

Neither the Syrian nor North Korean governments have responded to the allegations.

Yet while the Western corporate press goes crazy over the reports, suggesting that North Korea – at times presented as a backward no man’s land and at other times presented as the technologically advanced center of all threats to the world – is shipping chemical weapons to Syria which Syria will then use to massacre civilians for absolutely no reason, the facts to prove the allegations are rather sparse.

Despite media outlets’ representation of the report as a “U.N. report,” meaning a U.N. statement, the report was compiled by “independent U.N. experts” and provided by them to the U.N. Security Council. The only U.N. statement that has come as a result of the report is that the United Nations is investigating these claims.

The actual claims themselves, however, were made by two “U.N. member states” who are not named but who could probably be identified if you look hard enough. The report reveals that two shipments coming from North Korea were intercepted by these two “member states” but does not reveal that the shipments contained chemical weapons. In fact, it doesn’t mention what the shipments contained or even where they were interdicted. Allegations are being made that the shipment was headed for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre. The shipment was supposedly coming from the Korean Mining Development Trading Company.



The KOMID was blackballed by the U.N. Security Council, acting as world government bureaucrats, eight years ago and the United States and the EU have labeled the SSSRC as a cover organization for Syria’s chemical weapons program.

Of course, the United States and its allies in the war against Syria as well as the corporate media mouthpieces that simply repeated the words of the CIA and the State Department have no shortage of conspiracy theories as to what companies are “fronts” for when it comes to countries they want to destabilize and destroy.

Despite the corporate press being essentially united in the tone of their reporting, doing everything in their power to convince Americans that Syria and North Korea are secretly cooperating to build up Syria’s chemical weapons program, there simply isn’t evidence to support any of these claims. That won’t stop the corporate media and the NATO alliance against sovereignty and independence, however. Unfortunately, the American people can expect more hysteria over the coming weeks as the imperialist machine shows no signs of abating.

Brandon Turbeville – article archive here – is the author of seven books, Codex Alimentarius — The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real Conspiracies, Five Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria, The Difference it Makes: 36 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Should Never Be President, and Resisting The Empire: The Plan To Destroy Syria And How The Future Of The World Depends On The Outcome. Turbeville has published over 1000 articles on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville’s radio show Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV. His website is BrandonTurbeville.com He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at) gmail.com.

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8 Comments on "MSM Claims UN “Member States” Intercepted North Korean Shipment of Chemical Weapons To Syria"

  1. Yeah, right. All you fools out there, ready to wave the flag while slaughtering and destroying, I have one short statement for you;

    Remember WMD’s, 9/11, Gulf of Tonkin, USS Liberty, McCain is a hero.
    Hopefully, that’s ’nuff said.

  2. unfortunately, the same morons who are anti-free press, who get all of their information from the propaganda machine (cnn, new york times, et al…), are the ones who will believe such a stupid lie, and for some illogical and unknown reason, these are the people with the most political say.
    if you disagree, you will get yourself kicked off campus, or blacklisted on twitter or…

    • You all get one guess as to whom it is controlling our universities. These “honorable” places of academia filled to the brim with sycophants/cowards ordered to create the next generation of “snowflakes” who’s destructive tendencies are beyond reason/logic. One can literally smell the death of objective/critical thought.
      Many articles cover the slaughter of the “Goim” academics in Russia, Poland etc. by the Bolshevik Jews. In Sewer Nation, they were able to accomplish same with a simple threat to their ability to make their mortgage/car payment. Others whom you can’t buy off die from lead poisoning… of a sort….
      In my opinion, there’s no “coincidence” between the dual citizens/sycophants in D.C. increasing the amount of TAX PAYER dollars for student loans to the money lenders, (@ 0.03% interest) – the distribution of same TAX PAYER dollars to little Tommy/Sally, co-signed by mom and dad’s RETIREMENT, (@ 12 to 14%interest), and the INSTANTANEOUS increase in tuition by the “honorable” places of higher education (indoctrination?)

      http://youtu.be/2pDqsutEaxk

  3. This has to be stopped by any means.

  4. UN sources have just revealed that SATAN is shipping Weapons of Mass Destruction to the U.S. from HELL !

    Seriously, this NK/Syria BS is so ridiculous that it may have come from someone high up in the U.S. government who is suffering from senile dementia. Who could that be?

  5. Horse$hi+. The cia made it look like nk.

    • SPOT ON, in my opinion. I haven’t the info in front of me, but I’ve read articles which flat out stated the filth of MOSSAD was created by the filth of the CIA not long after it “morphed” from OSS into the (C)ynagogue (I)ntelligence (A)gency. Don’t quote me but a name I keep thinking of is Avery or something such….
      But, no matter WHAT letters or how they’re placed, it always comes out FILTH. Like the FBI, the only reason those organizations continue to draw breath are their dossiers on the pedos, homos, Satanists wallowing in D.C.

  6. BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS

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