Revelations on Rafik Hariri’s Assassination By Thierry Meyssan

6 December 2013 — Voltaire Network

All the conflicts rocking the Middle East today crystallize around the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). Peace hinges on it, and so does war. For some, the STL should bring about the dissolution of the Hezbollah, quell the Resistance and establish a Pax Americana. Others consider that the STL is flouting the law and subverting the truth to ensure the takeover of a new colonial order in the region.

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Syria: Old whine, new bottle By William Bowles

26 October 2005

The UN ‘report’ on the assassination of Rafik Hariri, the former Lebanese PM, bears all the hallmarks of yet another set-up, no doubt ‘inspired’ by US pressure as part of the build-up to yet another Middle Eastern ‘adventure’.

Even less remarkable is the uncritical, indeed blind acceptance by the Western media of the Report’s conclusions concerning those allegedly behind the assassination.

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Did the U.S and Israel Kill Rafik al-Hariri? by Kurt Nimmo

14 February, 2005 — Kurt Nimmo

Isn’t it odd that a Palestinian, Ahmed Tayseer Abu Adas, would claim responsibility for killing former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri? Not if certain governments want to make it look like Palestinians—and millions of Arabs in general—are crazed Muslim fanatics. “Early investigations had shown [Adas] was a member of an Islamic school of thought known as Wahhabism—an austere form of Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia,” reports Reuters. “Western governments and moderate Muslim clerics have said this brand of faith, which rules all aspects of life, was fomenting extremism.” Reuters simply could not help itself. It was compelled to throw in that tidbit about Muslim fanaticism. Continue reading