ICH 28 March 2013: Evidence Shows Syrian Rebels Behind Chemical Attack

28 March 2013 — Information Clearing House

Officials: Arms Shipments Rise to Syrian Rebels

By Dale Gavlak And Jamal Halaby

Mideast powers have dramatically stepped up weapons supplies to Syrian rebels in coordination with the U.S. in preparation for a push on the capital of Damascus, officials and Western military experts said Wednesday.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34439.htm

 

Evidence Shows Syrian Rebels Behind Chemical Attack

By Raven Clabough

This is not the first time that the rebel forces have committed heinous acts in their war on the Syrian people.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34444.htm

 

How Obama Chose War Over Peace in Syria

By Shamus Cooke

Obama‘s Bush-like determination to overthrow the Syrian government has led him down the same path as his predecessor.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34446.htm

 

Obama Beats Bibi on TKO

By Philip Giraldi

Obama‘s assertion that Israel is America‘s “eternal ally” and “greatest friend” makes one cringe, but it appears to be part of what is required to keep Israel’s friends off one’s back, politically speaking.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34448.htm

 

The 12th Anniversary of American Cowardice

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

By Tom Engelhardt

How many cultures have turned dog collars (and the dogs that go with them), thumbs-up signs over dead bodies, and a mockery of the crucified Christ into screensavers?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34450.htm

 

Why the Awlakis Were Killed

By Jacob G. Hornberger

While President Obama, the Pentagon, and the CIA have steadfastly refused to say why they assassinated American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, one thing remains beyond dispute: It wasn’t because Awlaki was trying to take away the freedom of the American people.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34440.htm

 

The Fun-filled Ocean Resort at Guantánamo Bay

By Glenn Greenwald

A growing hunger strike among detainees is mocked by gullible journalists spouting familiar Potemkin Village propaganda.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34449.htm

 

Man and Humanity in Search of Peace and New Future

By Mahboob A. Khawaja

Those who dream of glory and triumph by having invincible armed forces are not new to the history. They live in a cycle of self-ingrained deceit and ultimate destruction.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34447.htm

 

It Can Happen Here:

The Confiscation Scheme Planned for US and UK Depositors

By Ellen Brown

Although few depositors realize it, legally the bank owns the depositor’s funds as soon as they are put in the bank. Our money becomes the bank‘s, and we become unsecured creditors holding IOUs or promises to pay.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34442.htm

 

“Get Your Money Out of the Banks” Jim Rogers on CNBC 3/28/13

‘Looting’ of Bank Accounts Has Rogers Worried

Video

“Run for the hills and hurry to get your money out”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34441.htm

 

You Have the Right to Remain Silent:

The United Police States of America

By Dave Lindorff

Attorney General Eric Holder, just told Congress that he had no intention of seeking criminal indictments against the nation’s top bankers, despite a wide-spread conviction that they are all guilty of the most massive fraud and theft in the history of the country.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34443.htm

 

Obama Signs ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ Written by Monsanto-sponsored Senator

By RT

Barack Obama has signed a bill into law that was written in part by the very billion-dollar corporation that will benefit directly from the legislation.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34445.htm

 

South Sudan’s military says 163 killed in battle:

Col. Philip Aguer said Thursday that the battle earlier this week was fierce. He said the government counted 143 dead bodies from a militia group. Aguer said 20 government forces were killed and 70 were wounded.

http://is.gd/MpniK1

 

Unknown assailants storm Tahrir Square protesters, leave 2 injured:

Armed men on motorcycles and pickup trucks attack protesters and remove barriers in Tahrir Square

http://is.gd/IW6jyl

 

I Witnessed A Brutal Beating From A Hotel Overlooking Cairo’s Tahrir Square:

After the bangs people ran down the street below the balcony, and at the end of the running group, a small band of men carried another man, who dangled from their arms bleeding.

http://is.gd/Kbc64q

 

52 armed Taliban killed in Afghanistan;

Afghan and coalition forces in joint operations across Afghanistan killed 52 Taliban insurgents over a 24-hour period, the Afghan Ministry of Interior said.

http://is.gd/jERTAG

 

Afghan teen stabs US occupation force soldier to death in eastern Afghanistan:

Haji Zalmai Khan, governor of the Ghani Khel District, said the 14-year-old assailant had fled the scene after approaching the solider and stabbing him.

http://is.gd/ZSkvdS

 

Afghan villagers flee their homes, blame US drones:

Barely able to walk even with a cane, Ghulam Rasool says he padlocked his front door, handed over the keys and his three cows to a neighbor and fled his mountain home in the middle of the night to escape relentless airstrikes from U.S. drones

http://is.gd/PP1Vfq

 

Activists plan month of protest over Obama’s ‘kill’ policy:

Organisers keen to build on renewed focus of president’s targeted killing programme by holding series of protests in April

http://is.gd/d3gMyg

 

China occupying parts of Kashmir’:

A Kashmiri leader has revealed that China is in occupation of parts of Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Aksai Chin, despite not being a party to any of these land ownership disputes.

http://is.gd/YgEKgt

 

Syrian “rebels” kill 15 in ‘ttack on Damascus University:

The college is in Baramkeh, a central Damascus suburb where mortar attacks by rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad have intensified this week.

http://is.gd/M7ui6e

 

AP: “Master plan” underway to help Syria rebels take Damascus with U.S.-approved airlifts of heavy weapons:

A carefully prepared covert operation is arming rebels, involving Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, with the United States and other Western governments consulting

http://is.gd/f3JKGL

 

Fierce battles in Damascus outskirts: activists:

Fresh battles raged Thursday in flashpoint districts on the outskirts of Damascus, activists said, while army tanks pounded insurgent enclaves near the Syrian capital.

http://is.gd/zy039H

 

Syrian rebels attack army checkpoints in south:

Activists say Syrian rebels are attacking army checkpoints in and around a key southern town that is a gateway to Damascus.

http://is.gd/B3WGsP

 

Syria state TV show victims of another ‘chemical attack’: – Video

– Warning –

http://is.gd/qiHBf7

 

Jabhat al-nusra gives a speech over the headless body of a Syrian soldier: Video

– Warning –

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e7e_1364332025

 

The jihadist groups ‘running the show’ in Syria:

Mounting evidence suggests that radical Islamist and jihadist groups, some with direct links to al-Qaeda, are increasingly in control of the opposition and “running the show” in key parts of the country

http://is.gd/jLNTBH

 

Syria: ‘up to 100’ British Muslims fighting in war;

Up to 100 British Muslims are fighting in Syria‘s civil war amid fears some could return home to carry out terrorist attacks, senior intelligence chiefs disclosed yesterday.

http://is.gd/zAaRkW

 

US Army veteran charged with fighting with al-Qaida in Syria, using weapon of mass destruction:

Eric Harroun of Phoenix was charged Thursday in federal court in northern Virginia with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction outside the U.S. An affidavit states Harroun has been engaged in military action in Syria, siding with rebel forces against the Syrian government

http://is.gd/82Acom

 

In Pictures: Darayya: Syria’s Stalingrad:

Darayya used to be a wealthy suburb with abundant shops. Insurgents were convinced that the local Sunnis would support them. But they left.

http://is.gd/mpKxr1

 

Iranian plane set on fire in Syria:

An Iranian cargo plane was set on fire in the Syrian capital of Damascus, where clashes are underway between the government forces and armed opposition, Al Arabiya TV channel reported on Thursday.

http://en.trend.az/news/incident/2133019.html

 

Giving Syrian opposition seats at Arab League is ‘illegal, indefensible’ – Moscow:

The Arab League’s move to hand the Syrian opposition the country’s official seat at a summit in Doha and the decision to give military backing to the rebels are both against international law, Moscow has said.

http://is.gd/DHyKdR

 

Algerian Foreign Minister: Handing Syria’s AL Seat to “Opposition” Is Inconsistent with AL Charter:

Algerian Foreign Minister, Murad Madlassi, stressed in a televised statement on Wednesday his country’s reservation on handing Syria‘s seat at the Arab League (AL) to the “Syrian opposition” in violation of the AL Charter.

http://is.gd/lqIs1x

 

Ladsous “Armed Groups are a Fact in Golan” – Video

http://is.gd/4kSF0M

 

Israel supports Syrian “rebels” –

IDF Builds Field Hospital for Syrians in Golan Heights:

At least 11 Syrian fighters have been treated in Israel over the past month for wounds sustained in battle from the savage civil war taking place between opposition forces and troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

http://is.gd/ne0tef

 

Strange?

Israel sends more medics to border with Syria:

A military official said on Thursday there have been “numerous incidents” in recent months in which Syrians wounded in the fighting in their country arrived at the frontier for first aid from Israeli medics.

http://is.gd/Zkpp5m

 

Less than 1% of state land in occupied West Bank allocated to Palestinians:

Over the past 33 years, Jewish settlers reportedly received some 99,000 acres of state lands as opposed to 2,150 for Arabs

http://is.gd/pldh2D

 

Palestinian journalist jailed for ‘reviling’ Abbas on Facebook:

Mamdouh Hamamreh arrested and tried under Jordanian law after uploading picture comparing PA leader to TV villain

http://is.gd/TMGtZS

 

Turkish artillery fired into north Iraq: sources:

Turkish forces fired artillery shells into north Iraq, apparently in a bid to intimidate Kurdish rebels with whom Ankara is in peace talks, security sources and rebels told AFP on Thursday.

http://is.gd/nfOZQJ

 

Gitmo inmates claim being denied drinking water as White House breaks silence:

A group of human rights lawyers filed an emergency motion with a federal court in Washington, describing the alleged mistreatment: “The reality is that these men are slowly withering away and we as a country need to take immediate action,” Denver-based human rights lawyer Mari Newman said, according to AP.

http://is.gd/AXVsBw

 

Court rejects challenges to Gitmo trial secrecy:

The appeals court overseeing the military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay has rejected, at least for now, an effort by media organizations and the American Civil Liberties Union to challenge an order governing secrecy in one of the terrorism courts.

http://is.gd/jk9Fia

 

Assange legal shakeup: Prosecutor walks, Supreme Court judge to speak out on case:

The lead Swedish prosecutor pursuing sexual assault charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is no longer handling the case, media reports revealed. Her departure comes as a top Swedish judge is set to speak publicly on the ‘Assange affair.’

http://is.gd/yG6hcu

 

US deploys bombers amid Korea tensions:

The deployment of B-2 bombers on Thursday followed North Korea’s decision to cut a military hotline with the South, breaking the last direct communication link between the two countries at a time of heightened military tensions.

http://is.gd/BDOwMp

 

Putin orders surprise military exercises:

Up to 7,000 troops and 36 ships to take part in large-scale exercises in Black Sea.

http://is.gd/aJvwXC

 

Russia to ban cash transactions over $10,000:

The government plans to slash the amount of cash in domestic trade.

http://is.gd/UioKtW

 

BRICS Nations Plan New Bank to Bypass World Bank, IMF:

The BRICS nations, which have combined foreign-currency reserves of $4.4 trillion and account for 43 percent of the world’s population, are seeking greater sway in global finance to match their rising economic power. They have called for an overhaul of management of the World Bank and IMF

http://is.gd/sVCTAZ

 

RBS and Lloyds have overstated (Lied) their capital:

The Financial Policy Committee (FPC) of the Bank of England has identified that UK banks have overstated their capital by £52bn after examining their balance sheets.

http://is.gd/zpGSXc

 

Not Even Gold Will Save You From What Is Coming: Marc Faber:

My concern is that we are going to have a systemic crisis where it is going to be very difficult to hide. Even in gold, it will be difficult to hide.

http://is.gd/PFYcOm

 

JPMorgan Chase Faces Full-Court Press of Federal Investigations:

At least two board members are worried about the mounting problems, and some top executives fear that the bank‘s relationships in Washington have frayed as JPMorgan becomes a focus of federal investigations.

http://is.gd/hnYWx0

 

Cyprus banks reopen – but stock exchange will remain closed:

Small queues as bank staff turn up for work early in Nicosia and cash is delivered under heavy security.

http://is.gd/u3iXvz

 

Cyprus to limit cash, credit-card use abroad: report:

Cyprus is to impose a ban on cashing cheques and limit the amount of cash that can be taken out of the country under a series of measures to avert a run on its s crippled banks, a Greek newspaper reported on Wednesday.

http://is.gd/JtBtNf

 

Slovenia faces contagion from Cyprus as banking crisis deepens:

Slovenia’s borrowing costs have rocketed over recent days as it grapples with a festering financial crisis, becoming the first victim of contagion from Cyprus.

http://is.gd/CRGL4k

 

When Will Deposit Haircuts Take Place In Other European Countries?:

When will such days of reckoning happen? Ask the Cypriots: they had no idea they would wake up one day with virtually all of their deposits over €100,000 wiped out.

http://is.gd/JhR5rA

 

German Unemployment Unexpectedly Rises Amid Euro Crisis:

The number of people out of work increased a seasonally adjusted 13,000 to 2.94 million, the Nuremberg-based Federal Labor Agency said today. Economists had predicted a decline of 2,000

http://is.gd/mtsko8

 

Consumer Confidence Cools as U.S. Jobless Claims Rise:

Confidence among U.S. consumers fell to a six-week low and claims for jobless benefits rose more than forecast, highlighting the risks to the economy posed by federal government budget cuts.

http://is.gd/79gSyN

 

Jobless claims rise. More than 5 million on unemployment rolls.:

Initial jobless claims increase 16,000 to reach 357,000. Continued unemployment claims keep declining, but nearly 5.4 million Americans are still on state or federal unemployment rolls.

http://is.gd/kHOHTW

 

U.S. New Home Sales Fall More Than Expected In February:

The report said new home sales fell 4.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 411,000 in February from the revised January rate of 431,000.

http://is.gd/c708gX

 

Homeless Turn to New Jersey’s “Tent City”: Video

It’s something you see too often in developing countries. But this tent encampment is in Lakewood, New Jersey – an hour’s drive from Manhattan. They call it Tent City.

http://is.gd/sWEB2Z

 

Cost Of War

 

Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq “1,455,590

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq: 4,883

 

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,271

 

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001

 

$1,437,341,677,086

http://www.costofwar.com/

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