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Whose sarin?

"Humanitarian Aid" Anthony Freda Art

  Dec 8, 2013, London Review of Books Barack Obama did not tell the whole story this autumn when he tried to make the case that Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the chemical weapons attack near Damascus on 21 August. In some instances, he omitted important intelligence, and in others …

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Tariq Ali asks did USA rely on tainted Israeli evidence to justify Damascus Missile Strikes

Nov 16, 2013 British-Pakistani historian, activist and editor of the New Left Review, Tariq Ali, says that without publicly available evidence, Barack Obama’s claim that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against civilians and rebels is “totally unconvincing.” During a (Aug 29, 2013) debate… on “Democracy Now!” on …

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James Corbett interviews Mother Agnes Mariam on the Syrian Crisis

      Aug 28, 2013, Corbett Report Mother Agnes Mariam is a Carmelite nun who has been living and working in Syria for the past 19 years. Throughout the Syrian conflict, she has been working with a network of peace activists across the country and around the world to …

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Rania Masri Debates Syria’s Path Forward

Sep 10, 2013, Democracy Now We host a debate on how to resolve the Syrian conflict between Rafif Jouejati of the Syrian Local Coordination Committees, a network of activists throughout Syria, and Rania Masri, Lebanese-based human rights activist and professor at the University of Balamand in Lebanon.

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Large weapons shipment seized in S Turkey

Nov 9, 2013, Press TV A large shipment of weapons has been seized by Turkish security forces in the southern province of Adana near Syria border, Press TV reports. Turkish police confiscated a truck carrying rocket heads, bazookas, missiles, bombs and guns at an industrial site on Thursday. The driver …

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Al Qaeda Rebels Supported by Uncle Sam: US, Allies to Blame for Chemical Attack in Syria

Nov 2, 2013, Global Research An analyst says the United States and its allies in the region are to blame for having helped militants in Syria to launch the deadly chemical attack on civilians in August. Michel Chossudovsky told Press TV in an interview on Friday that the US-led “military …

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Turkey seizes huge chemicals haul near Syria border

Nov 4, 2013, Press TV Turkish authorities say they have seized a large quantity of chemicals on the country’s border with Syria, adding that the chemicals “could be transformed into weapons.” Turkey’s army said in a statement issued on Sunday that a convoy of three vehicles attempted to smuggle the …

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Rebels conduct new chemical weapons attack in Syria near Turkish border

A United Nations (UN) arms expert collects samples on August 29, 2013, as they inspect the site where rockets had fallen in Damascus' eastern Ghouta suburb during an investigation into a suspected chemical weapons strike near the capital (AFP Photo)

Oct 29, 2013, The rebels used chemical weapons in north-eastern Syria near the border with Turkey on Tuesday, a Lebanese TV channel Al-Mayadeen reported. The toxic shell exploded near a Kurdish defense forces’ checkpoint close to the border with Turkey in the city of Ras al-Ayn al-Hasakah. The attack …

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