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Report: A UN inspection team came under sniper fire near Damascus

The world is being played as fools...like everyone has forgotten about the lies we were told about Iraq.

• A UN inspection team came under sniper fire as it approached the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack near Damascus. The convoy retreated after its first vehicle was shot at multiple times. There were no injuries and the team managed later to reach the affected area. According to people in the rebel-held location the UN team is now speaking to injured people and taking samples.

• The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon, has called for urgent action on Syria, saying "every hour counts".

• There is a growing mood in the governments of the UK, US and some other allies towards military intervention in Syria. The British foreign secretary, William Hague, has said diplomatic efforts have failed. Support for action has come so far from France, Turkey and, to a more cautious extent, Germany.

• David Cameron has cut short a holiday to return to London and coordinate the British response.

• Russia remains opposed to military action. The country's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, said Moscow did not believe Bashar al-Assad's forces were responsible for the chemical attack and warned that any action could destabilise the region.

• Assad himself has given an interview to a Russian newspaper in which he denied his troops were behind the attack, and warned that any foreign intervention would fail.


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meekandmild's picture

Think the US government is behind the snipping?

to blame it on Syria.

I have to wonder if Russia

I have to wonder if Russia will intervine should the US do anthing. I am kinda hoping they do to simply force a few hands on this matter and set an example of what will happen if we try it with Iran.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

From a report on the Houla, Syria Massacre in 2012

Official and scoundrel media reports wreak of inconsistencies and duplicity.

"Militants opened fire on virtually everyone who tries to get closer to (Houla). Before us a UN convoy was fired upon and two armored jeeps of the UN observers were damaged, when they tried to drive up to an army checkpoint in Tal Dow."

"....(M)any of the militants are professional snipers."

"....(B)andits even fired an automatic burst on our group of journalists...."

About 108 civilians were killed, including 38 or more young children. They were executed in cold blood. They were pro-government loyalists.


Goes to show

The UN is not welcomed, not trusted, not appreciated, and the Mid Eastern people do not want a UN Agenda.

You mean an Oded Yinon vision

You mean an Oded Yinon vision of destabilization for the Middle East. You really need to ask yourself why Israel's biggest supporters in the Congress have a fire-crotch itch for war with Syria.

I have asked

And I have stated repeatedly, groups like AIPAC claim to support Israel, but they do not, they bribe Israel for the MIC.

Like Ron Paul said, Israel doesn't need US funding or US support. Israel is not interested in policing the world. Israel is interested in providing Jewish people a land where they are not threatened by those who refuse to build a better world, but rather blame Jews for the world's problems.

Israel has stayed out of the conflict in Syria. (Israel defends Israel, and rightfully bombed a shipment of WMD from Russia.. who do you suppose those weapons Assad got from Russia were for? The rebels? Is that OK by you that those who rebelling from the UN Agenda Assad has agreed deserve WMD taking thenm out? Or were those WMD of because if was intended for Israel?) Israel respected the democratic process that installed Assad. Israel has provided humanitarian relief including room in hospitals for Syrians.

Israel is not interested in a UN Agenda global government and they have proved that by supassing "sustainablitiy" and embarking on thriving.

Maybe you should ask yourself, "Why do I hate a country that has the biggest gay parades in the world for those who slaughter gays?"

Right on Israel!!!!

Here's a finger on the trigger for Israel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0dOvJp1ZFM