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  1. 01 Sep '13 02:31 / 1 edit
    http://original.antiwar.com/Date-Gaulak/2013/08/30/syrians-in-ghouta-claim-saudi-supplied-rebels-behind-chemical-attack/

    Here is an interesting article discussing possible Saudi involvement in the conflict with Assad. The Saudi's have been supplying weapons to the rebels, and rumor has it they gave them chemical weapons to set off in Syria.

    If so, it would make a great deal of sense. It is well documented that Washington is in the back pocket of the Saudis and it is well documented that the Saudis hate Assad much like they hated Saddam. In fact, the Saudi government paid for Desert Storm to fight off Saddam.
  2. 01 Sep '13 02:39 / 5 edits
    An obviously biased website (it is intended and suppose to be), and arguably stretches the facts and characterizations, but does not appear to be full of blatant lies. A seemingly legitimate website. Refreshing for you.

    However, the basic assertion of the specific article you cite is merely hearsay and anecdotal, and really more of a wishful conspiracy theory. In contrast, the hard evidence and intelligence, and the cover-up actions of the Syrian government, definitely point to the Syrian government as using chemical weapons on its own people.

    It is clearly in the US interest to hammer Assad on this one.
  3. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's only business
    01 Sep '13 03:06 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by whodey
    http://original.antiwar.com/Date-Gaulak/2013/08/30/syrians-in-ghouta-claim-saudi-supplied-rebels-behind-chemical-attack/

    Here is an interesting article discussing possible Saudi involvement in the conflict with Assad. The Saudi's have been supplying weapons to the rebels, and rumor has it they gave them chemical weapons to set off in Syria.

    If so, it w ...[text shortened]... ke they hated Saddam. In fact, the Saudi government paid for Desert Storm to fight off Saddam.
    The USA is in a lot of back pockets.

    The Saudis.
    The British.
    Israel.
    China.

    Anyone else out there who controls us?

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    Oh yeah Bosse says we're Putin's b*
  4. 01 Sep '13 03:25
    Originally posted by moon1969
    An obviously biased website (it is intended and suppose to be), and arguably stretches the facts and characterizations, but does not appear to be full of blatant lies. A seemingly legitimate website. Refreshing for you.

    However, the basic assertion of the specific article you cite is merely hearsay and anecdotal, and really more of a wishful conspiracy ...[text shortened]... ical weapons on its own people.

    It is clearly in the US interest to hammer Assad on this one.
    How is it in the interest of the US to "hammer" Assad? Do you wish Al Qaeda to defeat him so that they can take over his stockpile of chemical weapons?
  5. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's only business
    01 Sep '13 03:51
    Originally posted by whodey
    How is it in the interest of the US to "hammer" Assad? Do you wish Al Qaeda to defeat him so that they can take over his stockpile of chemical weapons?
    If the US supports the Free Syrian Army, then the FSA they won't need Al Qaeda's support and will not allow them access to the weapons.
  6. 05 Sep '13 15:25
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    If the US supports the Free Syrian Army, then the FSA they won't need Al Qaeda's support and will not allow them access to the weapons.
    You must live in a very blissful world.