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Thrust of argument: The following extract from an article by Jonathan Cook ought to inform the less deluded, less self-adulating 'westerner' of the deception our media and governments are once again engaged in having failed to learn the lesson from what happened when Campbell and Blair 'sexed up' documents to claim to the British people that Saddam Hussein had WMDs and could attack us within '45 minutes' - lies which eventually were outed, at the cost of the life of David Kelly, and as admitted in the Chilcot report many years and millions of corpses later:

"This was not a chemical weapons strike," a senior adviser to the US intelligence community told Hersh. "That's a fairy tale. If so, everyone involved in transferring, loading and arming the weapon .. would be wearing Hazmat protective clothing in case of a leak. There would be very little chance of survival without such gear."

According to US intelligence, Hersh reports, the Syrian air force was able to target the site using a large, conventional bomb supplied by the Russians. But if Assad did not use a chemical warhead, why did many people apparently die at Khan Sheikhoun from inhalation of toxic gas?

The US intelligence community, says Hersh, believes the bomb triggered secondary explosions in a storage depot in the building's basement that included propane gas, fertilisers, insecticides as well as "rockets, weapons and ammunition, .. [and] chlorine-based decontaminants for cleansing the bodies of the dead before burial". These explosions created a toxic cloud that was trapped close to the ground by the dense early morning air.

Médecins Sans Frontières found patients it treated "smelled of bleach, suggesting that they had been exposed to chlorine." Sarin is odourless.

Hersh concludes that the "evidence suggested that there was more than one chemical responsible for the symptoms observed, which would not have been the case if the Syrian Air Force - as opposition activists insisted - had dropped a sarin bomb, which has no percussive or ignition power to trigger secondary explosions. The range of symptoms is, however, consistent with the release of a mixture of chemicals, including chlorine and the organophosphates used in many fertilizers, which can cause neurotoxic effects similar to those of sarin."
Direction of resistance / implied resistance: Demonising Arab leaders using complete lies has an additional result to merely enabling us to illegally invade countries and cause untold damage and anger so many people that 'terrorism' is 100% guaranteed on our soil as an outcome.

Indeed - demonising Arab leaders and portraying them as worthy of being killed also aids and abets the general narrative among racist members of western society that easterners are somehow less rational or trustworthy than westerners.

People like Bush, Cheney, Trump, Blair, Thatcher, Nixon, Cameron, May, Johnson etc demonstrate themselves to be sick in the head - the Tory government is now in bed with the DUP which claims that being against gay marriage and supporting the 'case' for businesses being allowed to not allow gay people on their premises are 'not homophobic' ideals.

We have people like that running our society but we point at other people's leaders, call them evil and bomb their soldiers and call for their removal.


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Removal of resistance: Cook concludes as follows: "So let us set aside for a moment the specifics of what happened on April 4 and concentrate instead on what Hersh's critics must concede if they are to argue that Assad used sarin gas against the people of Khan Sheikhoun.

1. That Assad is so crazed and self-destructive - or at the very least so totally incapable of controlling his senior commanders, who must themselves be crazed and self-destructive - that he has on several occasions ordered the use of chemical weapons against civilians. And he has chosen to do it at the worst possible moments for his own and his regime's survival, and when such attacks were entirely unnecessary.

2. That Putin is equally deranged and so willing to risk an end-of-times conflagration with the US that he has on more than one occasion either sanctioned or turned a blind eye to the use of sarin by Assad's regime. And he has done nothing to penalise Assad afterwards, when things went wrong.

3. That Hersh has decided to jettison all the investigatory skills he has amassed over many decades as a journalist to accept at face value any unsubstantiated rumours his long-established contacts in the security services have thrown his way. And he has done so without regard to the damage that will do to his reputation and his journalistic legacy.

4. That a significant number of US intelligence officials, those Hersh has known and worked with over a long period of time, have decided recently to spin an elaborate web of lies no one wants to print, either in the hope of damaging Hersh in some collective act of revenge against him, or in the hope of permanently discrediting their own intelligence services.

Hersh's critics do not simply have to believe one of these four points. They must maintain the absolute veracity of all four of them."
Unification: Just as our recent illegal immoral invasion of the middle east under Blair and Bush led arguably to the collapse of our economy and the total subjugation of our working classes, to the rise of 'terrorism' in the form of people from the places where we are responsible for the deaths of millions seeking 'revenge' against us for killing people and destroying the fabric of society, the resultant continued surge in Stalin-era and Hitler-era 'internal' security and surveillance of British and American people and above all ever rising contempt for us and our kids and our culture on the part of most of the rest of the living planet, so too will a repeat of the invasion of Iraq, this time an invasion of Syria which the US has been desperate to carry out for a while, for its own self-gain, cause all the same problems but at an even worse level - far more of it - more poverty, more economic collapse, more terrorism, more environmental disaster - everything. Are British people so weak and lost that they will not prevent May doing exactly what Blair did?
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