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Gallier left the link for the opening piece. Merci Gallier!
Webster Tarpley on Syria
Webster Tarpley décortique la tentative de... by hussardelamort
This video is going to set the parameters of the post
He addresses the television takeover in Syria. I had a post way back on this, so we aren't going back there. It has been done previously. It should not be a surprise that NATO would engage in this again.
Lets go back to July 18 and the attack on Assad's palace. A comment in yesterdays post, to which I briefly responded, made me think I should expand on it.
That said, I am in agreement with Webster's assessment regarding the attack on the palace in Damascus. It would seem to me it was a drone strike or something along that line. There were conflicting reports regarding just how the attack went down.
Good read here: As Smoke Clears In Syria, Confusion Abounds About Attack
"Media reports from the region initially called the explosion that killed Assad's defense minister and brother-in-law the work of a suicide bomber. Later reports claimed a bodyguard wearing a suicide vest was responsible. But after Syrian state media outlets ceased referring to the strike as a suicide bombing, it suddenly became unclear just what killed the senior officials."
"Marina Ottaway of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, says the strike has all the hallmarks of an inside job."
Marina tells us what we are supposed to believe.
Recall on July 16/17th the release, out of the blue, of a grotesque video showing the corpse of Gadaffi being abused by the NATO terrorists in Libya .The terrorists that are present in Syria at this time.
It was not a coincidence that this video was uploaded to YouTube for the western mainstream media to promote just prior to an attack on the Damascus palace.
A YouTube upload purporting to show new footage from after Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's violent death last October has surfaced, allegedly providing a clearer view of the late dictator's bloodied body.
Activist Sami al-Hamwi (@HamaEcho) tweeted a link to the video, remarking that someone should show the footage to Syrian president Bashar Assad as a reminder of what befell another Middle East dictator.
It was a threat.
Let's look at Saudi Arabia-
There seems to be, in my opinion, a knowledgeable commenter who has made mention of happenings in Saudi Arabia. You can find those comments in the previous post- One below
And you can read the rest at the link..
Getting up to the latest news today-
What's this, Turkey and the Kurds speak as one?
" Turkey and Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region have warned that they will consider any violent group that abuses a Syrian power vacuum a "common threat", in a reference to Kurdish rebels in Syria.
"The new Syria should be free of any terrorist and extremist group or organisation," Turkey's foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani said in a rare joint statement released late Wednesday.
The statement comes after the pair held talks in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil over the situation in Syria and reports that some parts of the country had fallen to the Kurdish rebels.
"Any attempt to exploit the power vacuum by any violent group or organisation will be considered as a common threat," said Barzani and Davutoglu in their joint statement"
How convenient. When both groups will gain from the ruin of Syria.
Also interesting : Syrian rebels receive missiles via Turkey
Rebels fighting to depose Syrian president Bashar al-Assad have for the first time acquired a small supply of surface-to-air missiles.
I just wonder if these specific rebels are PKK? Just a thought. Might it have been Israel that delivered them via Turkey? The PKK and Israel have some connections..
NBC News reported July 31 night that the rebel Free Syrian Army had obtained nearly two dozen of the weapons, which were delivered to them via neighboring Turkey
Indications are that the U.S. government, which has said it opposes arming the rebels, is not responsible for the delivery of the missiles.
More background: US Campaign against Syria years in the making
Oh, sorry, one more: Kofi Annan is stepping down as the oxymoronically named "peace envoy"
Frustrated by the seemingly intractable Syrian conflict, Kofi Annan announced his resignation on Thursday as the special peace envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League, throwing new doubts on whether a diplomatic solution is possible.
In an announcement tinged with bitterness and regret, Mr. Annan said he could no longer do the job, blaming his decision on what he described as Syrian government intransigence, increasing militance by Syrian rebels and the failure of a divided Security Council to rally forcefully behind his efforts.
He should have been called the ringleader!!!