VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 12 September 2013: Egypt's coup leaders grateful for Israeli support

12 September 2013 — VTJP

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Israel Interrogates A Palestinian Who Drove Into Military Base
IMEMC – [Thursday September 12, 2013] The Israeli Police arrested a Palestinian, in his fifties, from Nazareth city allegedly for driving his car, in a high speed, into an Israeli military base north of historic Palestine. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 10 September 2013: IDF closes investigation into Bil’in killing without indictment

10 September 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

CIA documents reveal Israeli stockpile of chemical weapons
IMEMC – A newly-discovered document of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency revealed Monday by Foreign Policy magazine shows that the U.S. agency had decisive evidence dating back to at least the 1980s that Israel had a stockpile of chemical and biological weapons. …

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Information Clearing House 10 September 2013: From Hiroshima to Syria, The Enemy Whose Name We Dare Not Speak

10 September 2013  — Information Clearing House

Russian Chess Move Stalls US Actions As Al-Qaeda’s Air Force

By Pepe Escobar

Russia throws a lifeline to save US President Barack Obama from his self-spun ‘red line’.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36197.htm

 

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 9 September 2013: Hamas and Gaza in the eye of the storm

9 September 2013 — VTJP

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Palestinian Patient Kidnapped At Erez Terminal
IMEMC – Sunday evening [September 8, 2013] Israeli soldiers kidnapped a young Palestinian man at the Erez Terminal, between Gaza and Israel, as he was on his way to receive treatment at an Israeli hospital. …

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John Kerry's Very Precise Death Toll: Where Does It Come From? By Peter Hart

4 September 2013 — FAIR Blog

9631681704_f8ba5770aeWhen the PBS NewsHour covered John Kerry’s dramatic presentation on the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria on August 21, reporter Jeffrey Brown (8/30/13) zeroed in on the death toll:

KERRY: The United States government now knows that at least 1,429 Syrians were killed in this attack, including at least 426 children.

BROWN: The chilling numbers stood out from the U.S. intelligence assessment released this afternoon. And, lest anyone doubt, the secretary of State insisted, its findings are as clear as they are compelling.

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Which Syrian Chemical Attack Account Is More Credible? By Jim Naureckas

1 September 2013 — FAIR Blog

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. One account comes from the U.S. government (8/30/13), introduced by Secretary of State John Kerry. The other was published by a Minnesota-based news site called Mint Press News (8/29/13).

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Dangerous Crossroads. A War on Syria, Prelude to a World War III Scenario? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

31 August 2013 — Global Research

Note: The Global Research website at globalresearch.ca as well as our French language site mondialisation.ca  have experienced technical difficulties in the course of the last few days.

The site became inaccessible. Several important articles were no longer available.  An earlier version of this article was posted on August 29, prior to the difficulties experienced by Global Research.  The original version of this article is no longer accessible. GR Editor, M. Ch.*

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Syrians In Ghouta Claim Saudi-Supplied Rebels Behind Chemical Attack? By Dale Gavlak and Yahya Ababneh

29 August 2013 — Mintpress News

“We were very curious about these arms. And unfortunately, some of the fighters handled the weapons improperly and set off the explosions,” ‘J’ said.

Rebels and local residents in Ghouta accuse Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan of providing chemical weapons to an al-Qaida linked rebel group. 

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UK Has No Case For War On Syria

29 August 2013 — Moon of Alabama

[I was in the middle of putting together a piece on the UK’s obscene lust for war when MofA put this up. Thanks MofA. WB]

The British government is trying to construct a case to allow itself to attack Syria. To this purpose the British Joint Intelligence Organisations issued a two page paper on Syria: Reported Chemical Weapon Use (pdf). The paper cites the amount of propaganda Youtube videos of a certain incident as supporting “evidence”: Continue reading

Defeated NATO Dangerously Desperate in Syria By Tony Cartalucci

25 August 2013 — Land Destroyer

Did the West Gas Thousands to Rescue Failed Syrian War? 

(Tony Cartalucci) – As far back as 2007, it was a documented fact that the West, including the United States and its allies Saudi Arabia and Israel, conspired to use terrorists drawn from the ranks of the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaeda in an attempt to overthrow the governments of Iran and Syria.

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