Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria Gas Attack: Dozens Reported Killed

With a major push from CNN fake news, McCain's CIA/FSA/ISIS thugs take on Syria government forces once again  

RT
04/04/2017

A gas attack has reportedly taken place in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib, killing at least 58 people, with various media outlets reporting that a rocket has since hit a hospital treating the victims. The Syrian army has denied it was behind the attack.


The alleged attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun reportedly killed at least 58 people, including 11 children under the age of eight, according to medical workers and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, as cited by Reuters.

The head of Idlib's health authority, Mounzer Khalil, also said the attack killed more than 50 people and injured more than 300 others. Videos posted online by activists claim to show the moment the bombs struck, with clouds of smoke rising into the air.


Locals said the alleged attack began in the early morning, when they heard planes in the sky followed by a series of loud explosions, after which people very quickly began to show symptoms, Al Jazeera reported.

Many of the victims were seen to be choking and fainting following the attack, and some had foam coming out of their mouths, according to medical sources who described the symptoms as related to a gas attack, as cited by media reports.

Pictures circulated by activists showed members of the volunteer White Helmets rescue group using hoses to wash down the injured, as well as two men with white foam around their mouths.




The pro-opposition Edlib Media Centre (EMC) also posted photos of people receiving treatment online, with some images showing what appeared to be the bodies of at least seven children in the back of a pick-up truck, France 24 reported.

Later a rocket slammed into a hospital treating the victims of the alleged gas attack, according to an AFP correspondent. 

"Seriously Concerned"

The Syrian National Coalition, an alliance of opposition groups, has accused President Bashar Assad's government of carrying out the gas attack and demanded a UN investigation.




The National Coalition demands the Security Council convene an emergency session...open an immediate investigation and take the necessary measures to ensure the officials, perpetrators and supporters are held accountable," the body said in a statement, as quoted by France 24.

The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said it is looking into the alleged gas attack, as well as the hospital attack, stressing that the use of chemical weapons and any deliberate targeting of medical facilities "would amount to war crimes and serious violations of human rights law."

"It is imperative for perpetrators of such attacks to be identified and held accountable," the commission said, as quoted by Reuters.


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France has also called for an emergency UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting following the suspected attack, according to Reuters.

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says the Syrian government bears responsibility for the alleged attack, calling it “awful.”

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has also called for an investigation into the alleged attack, writing on Twitter that those responsible must be "held to account."

Meanwhile, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) wrote in a statement that it is "seriously concerned" by the alleged attack. 


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Turkey has called on the OPCW to immediately begin investigations into the reported attack, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement. The ministry also called on "all sides that influence the Syrian regime"to help put an end to alleged heavy ceasefire violations.

The Syrian army has denied allegations that it was behind the attack, despite allegations from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and other pro-opposition groups.

"We deny completely the use of any chemical or toxic material in Khan Sheikhoun town today and the army has not used nor will use in any place or time, neither in past or in future," the army said in a statement, as quoted by Reuters.

Earlier, a Syrian military source told Reuters that Damascus had not used chemical weapons, and dismissed the accusations as rebel propaganda.


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The army "has not and does not use them, not in the past and not in the future, because it does not have them in the first place," the source said.

AFP also reported that a Syrian security source called the gas attack report a "false accusation."

“Based on the reports it might be that the Syrian Army targeted a place that was used as a chemical weapons factory or that stocked chemicals by the rebels,” Jamal Wakeem, a professor of history and international relations at the Lebanese University in Beirut, told RT.

Wakeem said he doesn’t believe the Syrian Army would be so “desperate” as to use chemical weapons, given the fact that it has been “achieving major success on various fronts.”

He went on to state that although rebels have previously accused the Syrian government and Russian military of using chemical weapons, that news “turned out to be false,” noting that there was instead evidence that rebels had used chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq.


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The Russian military said in a statement that it did not conduct any airstrikes in the Idlib Governorate.

Idlib province is largely controlled by an alliance of rebels, including Jabeh Fateh al-Sham, a former Al-Qaeda affiliate previously known as Al-Nusra Front.

Allegations of Damascus using chemical weapons were voiced by its opponents on several occasions.

The most-publicized incident happened in the eastern Ghouta neighborhood of Damascus in August 2013, a year after the Obama administration declared that a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government would be a “red line,” after which Washington would use military force to intervene in the conflict.

The expected US bombing of the Syrian Army didn’t follow, and Russia defused the situation by convincing Damascus to join the Chemical Weapons Convention and destroying its arsenal. The development resulted in the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the watchdog of the convention, winning the Nobel Peace Prize that year.

Even after the arsenal was destroyed, there were several occasions in which Damascus was accused of using less-potent chemicals such as chlorine gas as a weapon. The Syrian government denied all such accusations. The terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) reportedly used chlorine-filled shells against its enemies in Syria as part of its intimidation tactics.



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Obama’s Only Legacy Now Would Be World War III

CNN, BBC fake news continue their campaign to drive a wedge between Presidents Trump and Putin, with 24/7 lies and anti-Russia propaganda  

STRATEGIC CULTURE FOUNDATION
By Eric Zuesse
04/04/2017

U.S. President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law, Obamacare (officially: "The Affordable Care Act") is collapsing, because its promise to reduce America’s healthcare costs — which already are twice as high as in other industrialized nations and also twice as high a percentage of GDP as in those nations — is turning out to have been false (Obamacare is failing to reduce either the costs, or the percentage of U.S. GDP, that's paying those costs), and also because its promise to make health insurance "universal" or cover 100% of the U.S. population, has likewise failed (whereas 85.4% of Americans had health insurance before Obama entered office in 2009, it's now 89.1%, which is still 10.9% short of being "universal" — though all of America’s economic competitors already have 100% insurance-coverage, "universal healthcare"). 


After Obamacare’s having been in effect now for two years, there is no indication whatsoever that it has at all improved the competitive standing of the U.S. in healthcare, but some evidence exists that the U.S. has experienced the exact contrary: the highest percentage increase in that cost of healthcare of any country, soaring from $8,713 per-capita in 2013 (pre-Obamacare), up 9.3% to $9,523 Obamacare in 2014, the latest-reported year



If Obama has had any significant impact upon healthcare in America, that impact has been bad, not good. In fact even just on health-insurance premiums, the story is not good, as Brian Blase summed up on 28 July 2016, headlining "Overwhelming Evidence That Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially."




Obama’s other intended historical legacy (though one that he always kept secret from the American people) was to overthrow the leaders of nations that are friendly toward (or especially that are supportive of) Russia (such as Bashar al-Assad in Syria, Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine, and Muammar Gaddafi in Libya), and ultimately to replace Russia’s President Vladimir Putin himself, and so to force Russia (the world’s largest and most resource-rich nation) to become another member-nation in the American empire

However, that historical legacy, too, is now almost inevitably going to be failed, unless either President Obama or else his immediate successor (he’s hoping it will be Hillary Clinton), will launch World War III in order outright to conquer Russia; and this war-launch appears to be unlikely, because the United States has not yet (if it ever will) achieve "Nuclear Primacy" over Russia — the ability to destroy Russia in a blitz nuclear attack that simultaneously eliminates Russia’s retaliatory ability. 





"The United States is and remains the one indispensable nation. That has been true for the century passed and it will be true for the century to come. But the world is changing with accelerating speed. This presents opportunity, but also new dangers. We know all too well, after 9/11, just how technology and globalization has put power once reserved for states in the hands of individuals, raising the capacity of terrorists to do harm. Russia’s aggression toward former Soviet states unnerves capitals in Europe, while China’s economic rise and military reach worries its neighbors. From Brazil to India, rising middle classes compete with us, and governments seek a greater say in global forums."

In other words: only the U.S. is indispensable; Russia, like any other nation, is not, he is telling America’s future military leaders. Obama sees international relations as being fundamentally an economic competition that’s backed up by the nation’s military, and he instructs his military to treat it that way, and to view every nation other than their own as being "dispensable."


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Obama’s proposed three mega-international-‘trade’ deals — TTIP with Europe, TPP with Asia, and TISA regarding financial services — were likewise proposed by him in order to isolate Russia (and also but secondarily to isolate China, and thirdly India and Brazil), by leaving them in the position of facing higher tariffs from the current industrialized nations than the industrialized nations charge each other. 

Furthermore, Obama’s ‘trade’ deals entail a significant transfer of national sovereignty to international corporations, control over whether there will be any increased regulation to protect the environment, or workers, or consumers, would subject the nation that’s imposing the increase, to pay to the stockholders in international corporations, enormous fines, for violation of those stockholders’ ‘right to profit’, which, in Obama’s view (and in the view of the other heads-of-state in the American empire) supersedes the rights of any mere voter, or taxpayer. So: the U.S. empire is based upon an ideology — the transcendent rights (their ‘rights’ to profit from their gambles) that the stockholders who control international corporations have — and not merely upon the brute force of the military.




However, the prospects now for the passage-into-law of even just a single one of Obama’s proposed three mega-treaties, are little-to-none, because politicians in the participating countries have been getting cold feet about their prior public support for what they all euphemistically call ‘free trade’. Even if Obama wins the current Presidential election and Hillary Clinton becomes his immediate successor, he probably still won’t win even a single one of the three treaties.

That leaves, as his only remaining possible historical legacy, WW III, which is not something that he ever even announced publicly as his goal, and which even he would probably consider to be ‘premature’ because "Nuclear Primacy" hasn’t yet been achieved (if it ever will be).



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