Information Clearing House 2 September 2013: The CIA’s First Coup: Washington’s Long History in Syria

2 September 2013 — Information Clearing House

Which Syrian Chemical Attack Account Is More Credible?

By Jim Naureckas

Let’s compare a couple of accounts of the mass deaths apparently caused by chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta on August 21.

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Video: Who Is Really Behind the Syrian War? y grtv

2 September 2013 — grtv

Given that the pretext for attacking Syria is falling apart before the public’s eyes, why is the US preparing to wage war on that country? Who benefits from the ongoing destabilization of Assad’s government? What will the Middle East look like if the Sunnis take over Syria? What is Israel’s role in this? What do Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have to gain from a war in Syria? And what does Bandar Bush have to do with all of this? Join us today on The Corbett Report as we discuss these and other pressing issues as the world stands on the brink of yet another US-led Middle Eastern military adventure. 

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French Colonial Dreams Linger as Raison d’être in Syria By Andrew McKillop

2 September 2013 — 21st Century Wire

Great Power Pipe Dream

The simple question with a lot of answers is why did France boycott the 2003 Iraq war of the US and Britain, but remained heavily committed to a “punitive attack” with the US on Syria, following the shock of Cameron’s defeat for his war plan in the British parliament?

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The Unnatural Death of Dr. David Kelly: Template for “Legalised Cover-up” of Political Assassinations By Dr. Miriam Stevenson

2 September 2013

At the time of writing it is September 2013. What would happen if Dr Kelly’s body were to be found today? Or, what if the campaign to re-open his inquest were successful? Could citizens feel confident that an inquest would be opened, chaired by an appropriately skilled (medically qualified) Coroner who can call a jury, subpoena witnesses, place witnesses under oath and deliver an independent, evidence-based verdict? Most would agree that all these criteria would need to be met as minimal conditions for justice to be done and seen to be done after years of obfuscation by the executive. What the citizenry want for Dr Kelly is due process in a proper courtroom. Dream on.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 1 September 2013: Obama’s handling of Syria crisis revives Bibi’s hopes of bombing Iran

1 September 2013  — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Federal investigation finds no merit in claims of ‘anti-Semitism’ at California universities
IMEMC – After pro-Palestinian groups at several schools within the University of California system were accused of ‘anti-Semitism’, the U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation. This week, they released the findings of their months-long investigation, announcing that the accusations of anti-Semitism were without merit, and that the accusations may have been attempts to stifle free speech on campus. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 2 September 2013: Threats to Syria are Israeli words spoken by Western tongues

2 September 2013VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Ahrar Denounces Kidnapping Of Former Detainee
IMEMC – The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights stated that Israeli soldiers kidnapped Sami Hussein, 44, from the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as he was heading to the Al-Quds University in Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. …

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Did the White House Help Plan the Syrian Chemical Attack? By Yossef Bodansky

1 September 2013 — Defense and Foreign Affairs and Oilprice.com

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.

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Cooked Up Evidence. Trying to Fool the Public over Syria By Colin Todhunter

1 September 2013 — Global Research

“Attempts to bypass the Security Council, once again to create artificial groundless excuses for a military intervention in the region are fraught with new suffering in Syria and catastrophic consequences for other countries of the Middle East and North Africa.” Russian foreign ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich.

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