Thursday, September 05, 2013

Qatar Announces First MERS Death

MERS and other weaponized corona viruses have their origins in the illegal labs run by madmen Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Ron Fouchier at the universities of Kobe Japan and Wisconsin in the U.S.; Kawaoka and Fouchier led the charge to publish the weaponization process in order to be able to later claim that anyone could have weaponized the viruses that caused the coming global pandemics - it's just a matter of time    

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
09/04/2013

DOHA -

A woman has died in Qatar after contracting the MERS coronavirus, becoming the first recorded fatality from the SARS-like virus in the Gulf state, local press reported on Wednesday.


MERS corona virus
The 56-year-old Qatari victim, who already had chronic illnesses, died on August 31, a week after she was admitted to intensive care at a Doha hospital, newspapers quoted the emirate’s Supreme Council of Health as saying.

Two other cases of infection have been registered in the Gulf state, including two men, aged 59 and 29, who were hospitalized last month.

Another Qatari died of the virus in a hospital in Britain on June 28.

The virus has killed 50 people out of 108 confirmed cases of infections, the World Health Organization said on its website on August 30. Saudi Arabia is the country worst hit by MERS.


Insane virologists Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Ron Fouchier will be held responsible, accountable for corona virus pandemics
MERS — Middle East Respiratory Syndrome — is considered a cousin of the SARS virus that erupted in Asia in 2003 and infected 8,273 people, nine percent of whom died.

Like SARS, it is thought to have jumped from animals to humans, and shares the former’s flu-like symptoms — but differs by causing kidney failure.

 

According to research published last month in the American health journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, MERS was transmitted to humans from bats, but a study in the Lancet found the virus could have come from camels.




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Medical Advisory : "Novel" H5N1/H1N1/MERS; Precautions, Prophylaxis, Treatments

Updated for MERS treatement

THE 5TH ESTATE
By Robert S. Finnegan
09/09/2013

Of all topics, this is my least favorite. I hate discussing it, but now as a result of the new "novel" H5N1 virus release in South China I feel compelled to attempt to cut through the deliberate confusion caused by criminal Obama administration, the CDC, WHO, and the UK and other world governments including a major offender, Japan, who is one country that has sponsored the weaponization of the formerly eradicated 1918 pandemic H5N1 influenza strain originally dug up by "Dr. Death" Johann Hultin in Brevig Mission Alaska in 1997 and the new and improved "novel" H1N1 strain. There's just something about contemplating my family dying from a virus some insane microbiologists at what is supposed to be a place of learning (Kobe University) genetically engineered specifically to eradicate humans.


MERS coronavirus
One would have thought that the Japanese had learned their lesson on human medical experiments from their infamous human medical experiment program in WWII, Unit 731.* As we have seen from the aborted planned flu pandemic in 2009, it has been the goal of the Obama administration, CDC, WHO and the eugenicist-sponsored governments involved to create a new "super virus": a recombined H5N1-H1N1 that is transmissible from human to human and airborne.


Fortuitously for humanity, this time around, the viruses failed to recombine and mutate outside the lab. The Obama and other world governments - specifically Britain - that had hyped the "coming pandemic" with the help of the "mainstream media" only succeeded in exposing themselves and their creation of these weaponized "novel" viruses, along with their stated desire to kill off millions of people around the world.

All one needs to do is think back to those dark days and remember the fear and hype the criminal Obama and Blair administrations were spreading. In reality, they were actually conditioning the American, British and world public for the coming release of the weaponized viruses, for which they, and their families and cronies had already been vaccinated. The rest of us were going to die - which is something the eugenicists of the world (Bill Gates, Hillary Clinton, Henry (useless eaters) Kissinger and the mongrel Richard Branson) wanted in order to preserve THEIR food, air, water and prime living space. In addition, the Obama administration was going to get the value-added slam dunk of Martial Law into the bargain from the resulting pandemic. Congress and the Senate went along, as even though they would technically be without jobs under Martial Law, the administration had promised them all places in the elite hierarchy that would replace our Republic.


Unit 731 female Russian soldier autopsied alive,
no anesthesia
It was perfect. However, there was one thing these satanic elitists didn't plan for: Mother Nature. The H5N1/H1N1 viruses failed to mutate and combine, dashing the plans of the Obama and Blair governments.

 She gave humanity a pass - this time.



That's the abbreviated version of the story. I have been working this case since I was asked by Julie Kitka, Alaska Native Federation President at the time to travel to Brevig Mission in 1997 to observe "Dr. Death" Johan Hultin dig up the graves of the 1918 H5N1 plague that killed millions worldwide.


Bodies of children stacked up at Unit 731
The hoped for H5N1/H1N1 recombination has now occurred and presumably now it will jump species easily, allow human-to-human transmission and is airborne.  There's the background on H5N1/H1N1. 

Now, let's talk about what you can do to deal with a pandemic resulting from these evil bastards in government worldwide having their wishes granted.


The only thing that is going to prevent you and your group from contracting the virus(es) is to quarantine yourselves. Get out of town, go into the countryside and find a place to exist until the pandemic burns itself out.

You must quarantine any individual(s) in your group that become sick, and the individuals assigned to take care of the victim(s) will have to be separated also.

There are a lot of supposed remedies out there on the net from massive doses of vitamin C to ingestion of hydrogen peroxide, but there are only two things that are proven to work on the virus replication - or at least it was before replication in Japan and supposedly the Netherlands: Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and Ribavirin, taken individually or in combination.


Influenza viruses may cause cytokine storms
In theory, it is the cytokine storm (immune system) over-reaction to the virus that is the killer result of contracting these viruses. Most patients, in order to survive, are placed on a respirator.

 However, they are in very short supply in most countries in this geographical area and in most of the "Third World." 


In any event, they would be reserved only for the elite, and those necessary to maintain the "continuity of government." The one thing that could give you an edge in this regard and is widely and cheaply available is oxygen. A small tank that lasts for around 24 hours is about $50.00 U.S. here in Jakarta, and is just as cheap elsewhere. It is better than nothing and could make the difference between living and dying, especially in the young, immune system compromised and children.

In 2003 I had tested Ribavirin as a possible anti-viral myself, as at the time I was desperately seeking ANYTHING that might help us here in Indonesia as the SARS plague (a story for another day) was marching south from China or Vietnam, or wherever it was released. My wife and I had to travel to the U.S. at the time, when everybody and their dog was wearing masks and when someone coughed in the airport lounge 300 heads turned simultaneously in that direction. We went on Ribavirin ( I just guessed at the dosage) and were fine. Now I find out it genuinely is a strong anti-viral and is also being used now to treat Hepatitis C. But in combination with Tamiflu? No dice. Let me relate briefly my experience with Tamiflu.

When we returned to live permanently in Indonesia, during my check out with my physicians in the U.S. my physicians told me I was nuts coming back into this environment as I was a Type 1 diabetic and my immune system was permanently compromised. H5N1 has had a foothold in Indonesia for some time now, and they feared my exposure. So, they provided me with a prescription for Tamiflu. On a trip to Garut to visit family a few months later I thought it might be good to take Tamiflu as a prophylaxis. Bad move.

I have never had any adverse reactions to drugs of any kind before, however now, according to my wife, the Tamiflu sent me into orbit. 24 hours after taking the recommended dose for a guy my weight and physical condition, I was out of it. It began with sleep walking - something I had never done before - and progressed to full blown hallucinations, where I was ripping it up with my dead Marine teammates, having a great old time. I awoke 48 hours later, handcuffed to the bedpost (my wife had the presence of mind to chain me down) and no recollection of the last three days.

The moral to that story: Watch out. Tamiflu has a history of causing hallucinations and has been blamed for suicides. Only use it under the supervision of a doctor or in a dire emergency.

Prevention is basically the same for other deadly viruses like Ebola.  Isolate and quarantine any individuals with symptoms.  Continuously wash your hands, train yourself to keep your hands out of your mouth, nose and eyes.  Use 80% chlorine in a spray bottle to clean any surfaces, especially in the toilet and kitchens.  You will not be worrying about the smell or ruined clothes if it comes down to that, believe me.  Use 8 drops of chlorine per gallon of water for purification.  Take no chances, follow your fear and gut instincts when dealing with this or other unknown illnesses or viruses.  Chances are you will be the doctor, so play it smart, you have to stay alive to take care of others who waited until it was too late to take precautions or educate themselves on the basics in dealing with these viruses.

Always double-check your dosages and be on guard for adverse reactions to these medications.  Don't listen to naysayers - they will be dead long before you are.

And you may want to do some research on these "novel" (I love that bullshit name for man-made killers, just like every other BS name the government comes up with) viruses, it may just save your life and the lives of your family one day.

Ranker had this to say:

  *As head of Japan's infamous Unit 731 (a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II), Dr. Shiro Ishii (head of medicine) carried out violent human experimentation of tens of thousands during the Second Sino-Japenses War and World War II.

    Ishii was responsible for testing vivisection techniques without any anesthesia on human prisoners. For the uninitiated, vivisection is the act of conducting experimental surgery on living creatures (with central nervousness) and examining their insides for scientific purposes.

    So basically, he was giving unnecessary surgery to prisoners by opening them all the way up, keeping them alive and not using any anesthetic.

    During these experiments he would also force pregnant women to abort their babies. He also played God by subjecting his prisoners to change in physiological conditions and inducing strokes, heart attacks, frost bite, and hypothermia. Ishii considered these subjects "logs".

   Following imminent defeat in 1945, Japan blew up the Unity 731 complex and Ishii ordered all the remaining "logs" to be executed. Not soon after, Ishii was arrested. And then, the respected General Douglas McArthur allegedly struck a deal with Ishii. If the U.S. granted Ishii immunity from his crimes, he must exchange all germ warfare data based on human experimentation.

    So Ishii got away with his crimes because the US became interested in the results of his research.
    While not directly responsible for these acts, the actions of the American government certainly illustrated it was more than willing to condone human torture for advancements in biological warfare that could kill even more people.

   Not a surprise, considering its past resume. Ishii remained alive until 1959, performing research into bio-weaponry and probably thinking up more plans to annihilate people in different, Dr. Giggles-esque ways to his dying day.


Robert S. Finnegan is a retired investigative journalist and journalism professor. He now resides permanently in Indonesia with his spouse, photographer Imas Kurniawati-Finnegan and may be contacted at rsfinnegan@gmail.com.

Unwieldy For Use As A Weapon In Syria, Sarin Is A Bogeyman

Exposing, debunking the criminal White House ludicrous fantasies proving an easy task   

THE 5TH ESTATE
By Yoichi Shimatsu
09/05/2013

The prime cause for agonizing over Syria, sarin is the bogeyman of chemical warfare because it is odorless, lethal and vaporizes without any dispersant, yet it is too cumbersome and risky for use in street combat in a low-tech battlefront like Syria. Much like a child’s worst nightmare, this chemical warfare agent is a low-probability threat, if at all, especially in areas without refrigeration support systems and personnel with extensive training in handling toxic chemicals. Sarin makes for splendid propaganda, but is practically useless in ground combat for or against guerrillas, which is why it has rarely, if ever, been used for tactical purposes.


Explosion of sarin nerve gas molecules
The last time that sarin was allegedly dispersed for mass murder was in the Tokyo subway gassing of March 1995. As the only journalist present with training in chemistry, I covered that case for more than a year as head of the investigation team for The Japan Times Weekly and consultant to the Takarajima-30 magazine, the only two publications that dared challenge the official government cover-up. To put it bluntly, sarin was not used against the subways, and if anyone did try to unleash it in Syria, it would likelier kill the would-be assailant than his enemies.

For the laymen without highly specialized training, opening a container of sarin is suicide. Recent reports from Gouta indeed indicate that rebels unwitting opened a cylinder of sarin shipped by Saudi intelligence agency without instructions, killing themselves and civilians in the vicinity. Had the Syrian armed forces fired binary artillery shells that burst over target sites, many more thousands of people would have died in Gouta. One micro-drop of sarin exposure on the skin, much less through respiration, will kill the victims. Therefore, the video clips of civilians fleeing from buildings with handkerchiefs over their noses are a sign of panic. Anyone who was exposed to the accidental release would have died quickly. Sarin does not wound, it kills.

Exploding Media Myths

The first myth that had to be exploded in Tokyo was the Japanese government’s claim that sarin was used in the rush-hour attack on 200,000 commuters traveling underground. The Weekly was the only press to interview the chemical warfare unit of Japan’s Self-Defense Force. These fearless soldiers descended into the subway stations with detection gear (NATO standard, U.S. made). Their air sampling indicated that the toxic agent was mustard gas (chlorine). In fact, the symptoms of profuse bleeding from mouth and nose were consistent with mustard gas and not sarin. (No such symptoms of bleeding have come out of Syria.)


No shortage of courage:  Members of Japan Self Defense Force risk their lives to save commuters
Only later in hospitals did physicians detect in a minority of patients the effects of a weak organophosphate chemical with symptoms similar to those from sarin, apparently caused by one packet of insecticide.

One of SDF soldiers climbed back to the street and announced his team’s finding to a circle of reporters. Then, in the first sign of a cover-up, a bureaucrat with the Tokyo Police press club stepped forward and ordered the reporters to strike the soldier’s comments from their notes.


Japanese authorities seize sarin ingredients from Aum Shinrikyo cult
The press officer then said: “The gas is sarin.” With those words, the battle was on, journalistically speaking, which eventually resulted in the silencing by imprisonment of a high-ranking politician on vaguely related charges.

Branded as a Nazi

Sarin, a weapon of mass destruction invented in Nazi Germany, is a “trigger word” that can invoke press censorship among all NATO-allied countries, including Japan. Trigger words are a key to information control and protection of clandestine operations from exposure during a crisis. Once again, in the current Syria crisis, the bogey word “sarin” is being deployed to prevent the international press from reporting on the complexity of a political conflict involving state-sponsored terrorism and religious sectarianism, two other legacy taboos from the postwar denazification era. Predictably pushing buttons of guilt and hysteria, the Israel intelligence service Mossad and its Zionist supporters in Washington have been manipulating the Syrian sarin claim in an attempt to equate the Baathist regime with the Nazi party.


UN investigators have found testimony that shows militants have used the nerve agent sarin
As stated in 1995 by one Russian toxicologist, after watching the broadcasts from Tokyo, “if sarin had been used, hundreds of thousands of commuters would have died immediately, and so the gas could not have been sarin.” The same can be said about the Damascus suburbs. A missile load of sarin should have wiped out the entire neighborhood, leaving few if any survivors. If sarin was indeed the agent, then the poisoning had to be self-inflicted, due to the inability of the rebels to properly handle the highly volatile material. As for the earlier reports of poisoning across Syria, the science-based conclusion is the same as in the Tokyo subway case: Less lethal pesticides were used.

The flaw in sarin, from a military point of view, is that it decomposes too rapidly. Whatever so-called experts might claim to the media, dilute or “weak” sarin is nonsense. Once decay begins, the entire batch soon loses its punch. The organophosphate agent has to be frozen to prevent its breakdown into lesser fluoride and phosphate components. Power blackouts across Syria ensure that any heating of sarin gas will soon kill those who possess it.

This inherent chemical instability means that sarin has to be stored and delivered as two separate precursor liquids and mixed en route to target. Sarin is thereby produced quite literally in midair, requiring an explosion of a binary artillery shell or rocket with its precursors divided into two compartments.




The other method of mix-and-spray nerve gas is a canister with flap doors, dropped like a bomb from an aircraft. This type of long canister was discovered at an Iraqi arsenal at Balad Air Base by a U.S. National Guard squad, as told to me by its medical officer, with markings that indicated it was the organophosphate VX produced by ConocoPhilips and shipped from Houston after the First Gulf War. The covert delivery of nerve gas to Saddam Hussein after his first defeat to bolster deterrence against Iran revealed the leading role of the U.S. government in proliferation of chemical weapons worldwide.

In the recent Damascus case, the poisoning victims heard the whoosh of a rocket, but missiles move too quickly for mixing the precursors by aerial dispersal. If sarin has indeed been smuggled into Syria by Qaela-linked guerrillas, as claimed by local residents, then the main danger was to their own lives. The handling of sarin is much too complicated for layman, and just by opening a container of liquid or trying to mix a binary formula, the insurgents would kill themselves and nearby civilians. That is a probable cause of why so few deaths, less than 400 fatalities according to doctors, were reported inside a small radius. By comparison, aerial dispersal by rocket would have taken thousands of lives.

The recent incident, however, was not the only instance of poisoning in Syria. Several other cases have since April. To understand the science behind these smaller-scale incidents, one has go back to the Aum Shinrikyo case.
Folk Weaponry

Sarin was never used against Tokyo commuters and likely is not being widely deployed in Syria by either side with any military success for far. What then could account for the symptoms of nerve-gas poisoning reported among the victims – pinpoint eye iris, palpitation in breathing, fainting and hallucinations?

The best response to this question is another query: Why is the antidote to sarin known as atropine so available in the hinterlands of Syria and Japan with enough syringe doses for most victims in both cases?

In the years prior to the Tokyo subway gassing, an annual 500 rural residents people Japan suffered acute organophosphate poisoning. The cause of poisoning is organophosphate pesticides used in agriculture, the commonest ones being diazanon and malathion. Any adult who has done gardening is likely to have used these compounds against insects such as plant lice and fruit flies. Organophosphates are also used in animal husbandry, for example, in sheep dips to eradicate fleas and ticks.

This is why vials of atropine had to be rushed from countryside clinics across the Kanto Plain to Tokyo to treat the subway victims. Luckily, extensive farming is done on the outskirts of Damascus, so most of the affected victims received treatment. A minor point to note is that sarin was invented in German labs as an insecticide and only later considered for warfare.

How Sarin Became a Household Word

The Aum Shinrikyo sect, which became synonymous with “sarin”, first became aware of organophosphate poisoning when their compound near Mount Fuji was allegedly attacked with nerve gas, sickening many cult members. Aum’s science team then began extensive research into this toxic compound. Guru Shoko Asahara, who was encouraged by his mentor the Dalai Lama to be an admirer of Adolf Hitler, was thrilled by discovery of the Nazi connection to sarin. In the crazed worldview of these religious extremists, nerve gas could be a perfect “super-weapon” in the final war to defend Buddhism, as prophesized in the Kalachakra Tantra.

At the time, Aum’s suspicions were focused on U.S. military helicopters in their vicinity. Instead of dispersing sarin over the Kamikuishiki compound, these over-flights were actually part of the joint military exercises in Gotemba, on the slope of Fuji-san. There is nothing like sarin to bring on paranoia among politicians, spies, publishers and other cultists.

The Farmer’s Choice

The more probable cause of poisoning at the Aum compound was agricultural chemicals spread from passing farm equipment by an angry group of local farmers who reviled the weirdly dressed cultists. Pastoral idylls are for city dwellers. Farmers can be cruel, clever and vindictive on their own turf. As a part-time organic farming enthusiast and later rural consultant for most of life – in the American Midwest, Japan, China and Southeast Asia – I have seen rural folk engaging in criminal activities against the environment, animals and humans that would shock any urban shopper at Whole Foods.

In a communal conflict with religious overtones, as happened on a small scale near Mount Fuji, farm folk are capable of using every weapon at their disposal and pesticides top the list. In Syria, poisoning has been reported on both sides of the barricades, allegedly killing soldiers and civilians. Militiamen from rural areas on either side are doing the brunt of the fighting on the ground, and they can be expected to use every means to wipe out their enemies as if they are pests.

Roundup Ready Nation

For the U.S. to go to war over chemical abuse is ironic to say the least. If such an intervention is really necessary, then the first act of war should be to ban Roundup Ready, which requires extensive use of herbicides. The USA is the biggest promoter of agricultural chemicals, so this war on toxic chemicals should start at home. The much-needed regime change is to depose Mr. Monsanto, a title that comes with winning the presidency.

Organic farming could eliminate most, though not all dangerous chemicals from the farm communities. (Organic farming has its own dirty secret called neem, a natural pesticide harmful to the female reproductive system). Instead of settling grudges with a dose of malathion or achieving regime change through diazinon, farm folk would be too preoccupied with pinching bugs to be wasting time on killing their neighbors.

Syrian Deterrence

Syria has a stockpile of sarin and missiles to deliver toxic warheads for one purpose only – as a “poor man’s” deterrence against an Israeli nuclear strike. It is unlikely therefore to divert their difficult-to-maintain stockpile on ragtag bands of rebels, when tank artillery and rockets are more effective against insurgents.

This deterrence issue then, makes it clear why the pro-Israel coalition, which includes Turkey, Qatar and President Barack Obama’s advisors who hatched the Arab Spring, aim to defang Syria’s only countermeasure against Israel’s nuclear monopoly in the region. Exposed now in its own big lie on the sarin claim, israel is trying to escalate the war hysteria by moving Iron Dome anti-missile units toward the Golan Heights.

Scare Tactics

Sarin is the bogeyman that equates Bashir Assad with Adolf Hitler, and gas of course is the historical nemesis of world Jewry. A similar public trial by mass media convinced the world that a crazed Aum Shinrikyo and not the Japanese government was the buyer of weapons of mass destruction from Russia during the Yeltsin administration. A scapegoat is always needed by the merchants of death and war parties in Washington, London, Paris, Tokyo, Moscow and Beijing to sell their weapons.

As the White House gardeners spray aphids in the Rose Garden, President Obama preaches about the threat of “sarin” between free-trade talks that would enable Dow Chemical and Monsanto to ship their chemical weapons to every farm and backyard around the globe. Meanwhile, a White House apology has never been given for the 16,000 deaths by gassing, and injuries to 40,000 Indians in the Bhopal industrial gas accident. The culprit Union Carbine was not bombed with Tomahawk cruise missiles and never hit with sanctions. On the contrary, Washington protected the U.S. chemical corporation from extradition and prosecution.
Even worse, the U.S. sprayed thousands of tons of Agent Orange herbicide over much of Vietnam and Laos, poisoning food and water, while causing untold numbers of birth defects to this day. Washington has never offered the Vietnamese people medical care or compensation for this monstrous crime of chemical warfare. For two decades until congressional passage of the Agent Orange Act, the White House and Pentagon ignored the plight of a generation of American veterans who were exposed to the toxic agent. As a Vietnam veteran whose swift boat crew was undoubtedly exposed to the dioxin spraying, Secretary of State John Kerry was silent about the issue during his military career. Perhaps that failing motivates him now to jump to conclusions about sarin use in Syria before a U.N. inspection team conducts its lab tests. Blaming the Syrians or the long-gone Nazis is one way to get off the hook for your own crimes.

The bogeyman is not just coming here, kids, he’s already under your beds, so hide behind your gas masks until the U.S. cavalry rides in to your rescue.

Yoichi Shimatsu, a Hong Kong-based science journalist, served as general editor of the Japan Times Weekly in Tokyo.




Putin Presses U.S. Congress Over Syria, Says Kerry Lied

Hilarious:  Criminal White House losers attempt to put one over on the former head of the Russian KGB    

REUTERS
09/04/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the U.S. Congress had no right to approve the use of force against Syria without a decision from the U.N. Security Council, and that doing so would be an "act of aggression".


Former KGB head highly amused at ludicrous White House lies; humiliates Obama, U.S. at G-20
He said "anything that is outside the U.N. Security Council is aggression, except self-defense. Now what Congress and the U.S. Senate are doing in essence is legitimizing aggression. This is inadmissible in principle."

In remarks that could raise tension further before he hosts President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders on Thursday, Putin also said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lied to Congress about the militant group al Qaeda's role in the Syrian conflict.

"They lie beautifully, of course. I saw debates in Congress. A congressman asks Mr Kerry: 'Is al Qaeda there?' He says: 'No, I am telling you responsibly that it is not'," Putin said at a meeting of his human rights council in the Kremlin.

"Al Qaeda units are the main military echelon, and they know this," he said, referring to the United States. "It was unpleasant and surprising for me - we talk to them, we proceed from the assumption that they are decent people. But he is lying and knows he is lying. It's sad."

Putin did not give any more details.

In an exchange with a senator, Kerry was asked whether it was "basically true" that the Syrian opposition had "become more infiltrated by al Qaeda over time. Kerry said: "No, that is actually basically not true. It's basically incorrect".

In another sign of tension, the Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying that since August 31, the U.S. State Department had repeatedly asked for a telephone call between Kerry and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov but Kerry had been unavailable and declined to set a time for the call.

(Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya,; Writing by Steve Gutterman, Editing by Timothy Heritage).






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Global Opposition To U.S. Attack On Syria Growing : Iran MP

Obama, Congress scum delusional if they believe Iran, Syria will not retaliate against Obama lackeys Israel, Turkey, Jordan and Saudi Arabia    

PRESS TV
09/04/2013

A senior Iranian lawmaker says worldwide opposition to a US military strike on Syria is gaining momentum. 


Obama, nutcase Netanyahu will turn Israel into radioactive parking lot
In today’s developments, there is a positive approach in favor of Syria in the world. Britain, Italy, Germany and Canada have implicitly opposed war, and even the Pope asked all Christians to observe a day of fasting for peace in Syria … which all indicate that the global attitude is not in favor of the US,” Alaeddin Boroujerdi said.

The chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee made the remarks upon arrival in Tehran from a visit to Syria and the neighboring Lebanon on Wednesday.

He went on to say that the anti-Israeli resistance front remains determined about its decisions and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is in high spirits despite all propaganda against him. 


Obama stooge Saudi Arabia will cease to exist, become a province or Iran along with U.S. proxies Turkey, Qatar, Jordan
“The atmosphere in the region is very hectic and if a war breaks out its extent will not be in the US or the Zionist regime’s control,” the Iranian lawmaker pointed out.

The call for military action against Syria intensified after foreign-backed opposition forces accused the government of President Bashar al-Assad of launching a chemical attack on militant strongholds in the suburbs of Damascus on August 21.

Damascus has vehemently denied the accusations, saying the chemical attack was carried out by the militants themselves as a false-flag operation.

On August 31, US President Barack Obama said he had decided that Washington must take military action against the Syrian government, which would mean a unilateral military strike without a UN mandate.

Obama said despite having made up his mind, he will take the case to the US Congress. But he added that he is prepared to order military action against the Syrian government at any time.

Syria has been gripped by deadly unrest since March 2011. According to reports, the Western powers and their regional allies -- especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey -- are supporting the militants operating inside Syria.

MP/HGH/SS





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Did the White House Help Plan The Syrian Chemical Attack?

The world already knows the answer to this question    

Global Research
By Yossef Bodansky
09/01/2013

There is a growing volume of new evidence from numerous sources in the Middle East — mostly affiliated with the Syrian opposition and its sponsors and supporters — which makes a very strong case, based on solid circumstantial evidence, that the August 21, 2013, chemical strike in the Damascus suburbs was indeed a pre-meditated provocation by the Syrian opposition.

The extent of US foreknowledge of this provocation needs further investigation because available data puts the “horror” of the Barack Obama White House in a different and disturbing light.

On August 13-14, 2013, Western-sponsored opposition forces in Turkey started advance preparations for a major and irregular military surge. Initial meetings between senior opposition military commanders and representatives of Qatari, Turkish, and US Intelligence [“Mukhabarat Amriki”] took place at the converted Turkish military garrison in Antakya, Hatay Province, used as the command center and headquarters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and their foreign sponsors. Very senior opposition commanders who had arrived from Istanbul briefed the regional commanders of an imminent escalation in the fighting due to “a war-changing development” which would, in turn, lead to a US-led bombing of Syria. 


CIA/FSA responsible for Syrian gas attacks on orders from White House
The opposition forces had to quickly prepare their forces for exploiting the US-led bombing in order to march on Damascus and topple the Bashar al-Assad Government, the senior commanders explained. The Qatari and Turkish intelligence officials assured the Syrian regional commanders that they would be provided with plenty of weapons for the coming offensive.

Indeed, unprecedented weapons distribution started in all opposition camps in Hatay Province on August 21-23, 2013. In the Reyhanli area alone, opposition forces received well in excess of 400 tons of weapons, mainly anti-aircraft weaponry from shoulder-fired missiles to ammunition for light-guns and machineguns. The weapons were distributed from store-houses controlled by Qatari and Turkish Intelligence under the tight supervision of US Intelligence. 


Obama, White House criminals will be held accountable
These weapons were loaded on more than 20 trailer-trucks which crossed into northern Syria and distributed the weapons to several depots. Follow-up weapon shipments, also several hundred tons, took place over the weekend of August 24-25, 2013, and included mainly sophisticated anti-tank guided missiles and rockets. Opposition officials in Hatay said that these weapon shipments were “the biggest” they had received “since the beginning of the turmoil more than two years ago”. The deliveries from Hatay went to all the rebel forces operating in the Idlib-to-Aleppo area, including the al-Qaida affiliated jihadists (who constitute the largest rebel forces in the area).

Several senior officials from both the Syrian opposition and sponsoring Arab states stressed that these weapon deliveries were specifically in anticipation for exploiting the impact of imminent bombing of Syria by the US and the Western allies. The latest strategy formulation and coordination meetings took place on August 26, 2013. The political coordination meeting took place in Istanbul and was attended by US Amb. Robert Ford. 


CIA/FSA mercs conduct chemical attack with ordnance supplied by Saudi/Qatari governments while UN weapons inspectors are present in Syria, then attempt to hang it on Assad

More important were the military and operational coordination meetings at the Antakya garrison. Senior Turkish, Qatari, and US Intelligence officials attended in addition to the Syrian senior (opposition) commanders. The Syrians were informed that bombing would start in a few days. 


America about to be sucked into yet another illegal war by White House, Congress criminals
“The opposition was told in clear terms that action to deter further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime could come as early as in the next few days,” a Syrian participant in the meeting said. Another Syrian participant said that he was convinced US bombing was scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 29, 2013. Several participants — both Syrian and Arab — stressed that the assurances of forthcoming bombing were most explicit even as formally Obama is still undecided.

The descriptions of these meetings raise the question of the extent of foreknowledge of US Intelligence, and therefore, the Obama White House. All the sources consulted — both Syrian and Arab — stressed that officials of the “Mukhabarat Amriki” actively participated in the meetings and briefings in Turkey. Therefore, at the very least, they should have known that the opposition leaders were anticipating “a war-changing development”: that is, a dramatic event which would provoke a US-led military intervention.

The mere fact that weapon storage sites under the tight supervision of US Intelligence were opened up and about a thousand tons of high-quality weapons were distributed to the opposition indicates that US Intelligence anticipated such a provocation and the opportunity for the Syrian opposition to exploit the impact of the ensuing US and allied bombing. Hence, even if the Obama White House did not know in advance of the chemical provocation, they should have concluded, or at the very least suspected, that the chemical attack was most likely the “war-changing development” anticipated by the opposition leaders as provocation of US-led bombing. Under such circumstances, the Obama White House should have refrained from rushing head-on to accuse Assad’s Damascus and threaten retaliation, thus making the Obama White House at the very least complicit after the act. 


Obama has more than enough chemical weapons to provide Syria CIA/FSA mercs with via Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Turkey proxies

Meanwhile, additional data from Damascus about the actual chemical attack increases the doubts about Washington’s version of events. Immediately after the attack, three hospitals of Doctors Without Borders (MSF: médecins sans frontières) in the greater Damascus area treated more than 3,600 Syrians affected by the chemical attack, and 355 of them died. MSF performed tests on the vast majority of those treated.


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MSF director of operations Bart Janssens summed up the findings: “MSF can neither scientifically confirm the cause of these symptoms nor establish who is responsible for the attack. However, the reported symptoms of the patients, in addition to the epidemiological pattern of the events — characterized by the massive influx of patients in a short period of time, the origin of the patients, and the contamination of medical and first aid workers — strongly indicate mass exposure to a neurotoxic agent.” Simply put, even after testing some 3,600 patients, MSF failed to confirm that sarin was the cause of the injuries. According to MSF, the cause could have been nerve agents like sarin, concentrated riot control gas, or even high-concentration pesticides. Moreover, opposition reports that there was distinct stench during the attack suggest that it could have come from the “kitchen sarin” used by jihadist groups (as distinct from the odorless military-type sarin) or improvised agents like pesticides.

Some of the evidence touted by the Obama White House is questionable at best.


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A small incident in Beirut raises big questions. A day after the chemical attack, Lebanese fixers working for the “Mukhabarat Amriki” succeeded to convince a Syrian male who claimed to have been injured in the chemical attack to seek medical aid in Beirut in return for a hefty sum that would effectively settle him for life. The man was put into an ambulance and transferred overnight to the Farhat Hospital in Jib Janine, Beirut. The Obama White House immediately leaked friendly media that “the Lebanese Red Cross announced that test results found traces of sarin gas in his blood.” However, this was news to Lebanese intelligence and Red Cross officials.

According to senior intelligence officials, “Red Cross Operations Director George Kettaneh told [them] that the injured Syrian fled the hospital before doctors were able to test for traces of toxic gas in his blood.” Apparently, the patient declared that he had recovered from his nausea and no longer needed medical treatment. The Lebanese security forces are still searching for the Syrian patient and his honorarium.

On August 24, 2013, Syrian Commando forces acted on intelligence about the possible perpetrators of the chemical attack and raided a cluster of rebel tunnels in the Damascus suburb of Jobar. Canisters of toxic material were hit in the fierce fire-fight as several Syrian soldiers suffered from suffocation and “some of the injured are in a critical condition”.

The Commando eventually seized an opposition warehouse containing barrels full of chemicals required for mixing “kitchen sarin”, laboratory equipment, as well as a large number of protective masks. The Syrian Commando also captured several improvised explosive devices, RPG rounds, and mortar shells. The same day, at least four HizbAllah fighters operating in Damascus near Ghouta were hit by chemical agents at the very same time the Syrian Commando unit was hit while searching a group of rebel tunnels in Jobar. Both the Syrian and the HizbAllah forces were acting on intelligence information about the real perpetrators of the chemical attack. Damascus told Moscow the Syrian troops were hit by some form of a nerve agent and sent samples (blood, tissues, and soil) and captured equipment to Russia.

Several Syrian leaders, many of whom are not Bashar al-Assad supporters and are even his sworn enemies, are now convinced that the Syrian opposition is responsible for the August 21, 2013, chemical attack in the Damascus area in order to provoke the US and the allies into bombing Assad’s Syria. Most explicit and eloquent is Saleh Muslim, the head of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) which has been fighting the Syrian Government. Muslim doubts Assad would have used chemical weapons when he was winning the civil war.

“The regime in Syria … has chemical weapons, but they wouldn’t use them around Damascus, five km from the [UN] committee which is investigating chemical weapons. Of course they are not so stupid as to do so,” Muslim told Reuters on August 27, 2013. He believes the attack was “aimed at framing Assad and provoking an international reaction”. Muslim is convinced that “some other sides who want to blame the Syrian regime, who want to show them as guilty and then see action” is responsible for the chemical attack. 
The US was exploiting the attack to further its own anti-Assad policies and should the UN inspectors find evidence that the rebels were behind the attack, then “everybody would forget it”, Muslim shrugged. “Who is the side who would be punished? Are they are going to punish the Emir of Qatar or the King of Saudi Arabia, or Mr Erdo?an of Turkey?”

And there remain the questions: Given the extent of the involvement of the “Mukhabarat Amriki” in opposition activities, how is that US Intelligence did not know in advance about the opposition’s planned use of chemical weapons in Damascus?

It is a colossal failure.

And if they did know and warned the Obama White House, why then the sanctimonious rush to blame the Assad Administration?

Moreover, how can the Obama Administration continue to support and seek to empower the opposition which had just intentionally killed some 1,300 innocent civilians in order to provoke a US military intervention?

Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs





 
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Observing King Obama’s Syrian Madness : Learning that Americans Are Irrelevant - Obama "Red Line" Video

Irrelevant, cowardly and stupid for once more allowing their "President" and Congress traitors to suck the U.S. into yet another illegal war; Obama now hilariously states "I didn't set any red line" for Syria chemical weapons use; now tries to fob off statement in "international community"      

FOREIGN POLICY JOURNAL
By Michael Scheuer
08/28/2013

If you did not see Bret Bair’s program on FOX TV in the 6pm (Eastern) hour last night and hear his Syria-focused discussion with U.S. Army General Jack Keane (ret’d), please try to pull it off the Internet and watch.


This time around it will be WWIII
Amongst a general rehash of all the we-must-attack-Syria things that have been said across the media in the past week, Mr. Bair had the common sense—and, may I say, the moral courage—to point out to General Keane that more than 60-percent of the American people oppose any U.S. military involvement in Syria. Mr. Bair asked if that finding ought to be an important influence in King Obama’s pending decision on whether or not to go to war.

A bit dismissively, General Keane (ret’d) responded that polls showing the strong and historically consistent non-interventionist beliefs of the American people should play no role in a U.S. president’s decision on an issue of national security. In essence, General Keane (ret’d) told Mr. Bair and all other Americans to be quiet, go home, eat a cookie, watch TV, and let the U.S. military—which, on recent performance, could not beat the Mclean, Va, neighborhood watch committee—and our interventionist bipartisan governing elite do as they wish regarding war with Syria. After all, these effete self-proclaimed aristocrats always know what is best for a taxed-to-death riff-raff that is only needed every four years to elect someone running on a “no war” platform that will be utterly and cynically discarded once the presidency is won.


Obama, Congress will ignite world conflagration with Syria strikes as Iran and Assad vow to retaliate against Israel
General Keane (ret’d) told all Americans, with admirable truth and bluntness, precisely how little influence they have on a federal government that is constitutionally their servant, and how little influence any American has on any president-cum-monarch’s ability to go to war whenever he pleases. 
Neither Keane (ret‘d) nor King Obama, nor that destroyer-of-Arizona John McCain, give the ass of King Obama’s royal rat—they call the rodent “Holder”—about what the folks think who will be doing the paying and dying in the aristocracy’s coming war in Syria.

And the Congress, of course, has been almost silent while our current monarch leads us to war, having long ago unconstitutionally delegated its exclusive power to declare war to the president, and fearing a reduction in their stipends from Israel-First if they do anything that is, shall we say, America-First, such as stopping the war and thereby obeying their constituents, defending the republic and it constitution, and taking a first step toward restoring legality and sanity to American war-making.


Perhaps thousands more American military dead and the destruction of their country will awaken coward U.S. sheep

Very well done, Mr. Bair. Perhaps unconsciously, you let all Americans get right from the horse’s mouth (?) a concise description of the fact that they are wholly irrelevant to the governing process, and even more impotent to the war-making process that will kill their soldier children and increase and waste their taxes. You provided a short but memorable piece of television, and one which ought to leave its viewers with a quiet voice speaking softly but clearly in the back of their minds, saying an old American truism: “But when a long train of abuses & usurpations, evinces a design to reduce them [Americans] under absolute despotism it is their right, it is their duty to throw off such government, & to provide new guards for their future security.”

These days, truly food for thought.




 
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U.S. Congress Has No Right To Authorize Attack On Syria : Putin

Obama lapdog Hollande now pushing frog parliament vote to bomb Syria; White House pimp now blusters "It's not my credibility on the line, it's the international community's"    

PRESS TV
09/05/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin says US Congress has no right to ‘authorize aggression’ against Syria, accusing US Secretary of State John Kerry of lying to Congress about role of al-Qaeda in the Syrian conflict.


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Putin made the remarks on Wednesday in an address to members of his human rights council in the Kremlin.

"They would be allowing an aggression since everything that is outside the framework of the UN Security Council is an aggression, unless it is self-defense," said Putin.

The Russian president added that Kerry lied to Congress about al-Qaeda’s part in Syria in a bid to win approval from US lawmakers for a military attack against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

"Al-Qaeda units are the main military echelon [fighting against Syrian government], and they [the US] know this," Putin noted, adding, "It was unpleasant and surprising for me -- we talk to them, we proceed from the assumption that they are decent people. But he [Kerry] is lying and knows he is lying. It's sad." 


Swift boat traitor John "Lurch" Kerry:  "We have hair samples showing traces of Sarin gas" - hilarious, even though scientifically impossible
Kerry was recently asked by a US senator if it was “basically true” that the Syrian opposition had "become more infiltrated by al-Qaeda over time."

Kerry answered by saying, "No, that is actually basically not true. It's basically incorrect."

Meanwhile, Putin said earlier in the day that Moscow is committed to its military contracts for supplying military equipment and services to the Syrian government.

The Russian leader also stated that he would only support a UN resolution against Syria if the Damascus government is proven guilty of last month’s chemical attack. Putin said the evidence must be convincing. 


Obama's contempt for Americans - who recent polls indicate want nothing to do with an attack on Syria - such that he doesn't bother to deviate from Bush war criminals' bogus Iraq "evidence" playbook

Also on the same day, Russian military officials reported that Moscow is sending three more naval vessels to the Eastern Mediterranean, a move which Russia says is needed to protect its national interests, amid a possible US strike against Syria.

Syria has been gripped by deadly unrest since 2011. The United Nations has reported that more than 100,000 people have been killed and millions displaced due to the violence.

CAH/KA/SS 





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BREAKING : U.S. Senate Panel Passes Authorization For Use Of Military Force In Syria

Congress criminals will join master Obama, Kerry, Biden, Hagel, McCain, Graham in the dock at their war crimes trails in the Hague - that is if there is a Hague left following U.S. strikes on Syria and the sparking of WWIII    

REUTERS
09/05/2013


The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing the use of military force in Syria by a vote of 10-7, with one senator merely voting "present."


The vote by the panel clears the way for a vote on the resolution in the full Senate, likely next week.

The 5th Estate will continue this report as new developments come in.


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The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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