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Syria opposition says Assad deploying human shields for air strikes

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has moved military equipment and personnel to civilian areas and put prisoners in military sites as human shields against any Western air strikes, the opposition said on Sunday.

The Istanbul-based opposition coalition said rockets, Scud missiles and launchers as well as soldiers had been moved to locations including schools, university dormitories and government buildings inside cities.

"Reports from inside Syria confirm that Assad has (also)ordered detainees to be moved to military targets and to be used as human shields against possible Western air strikes," the opposition coalition said in a statement.

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BS

You already used that!

NOSHEEPLE

So when the US starts bombing Syria....

...they can blame the loss of civilian life on Assad.

Clever fellows our overlords.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Phxarcher87's picture

This is

like chess with real lives at hand.

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect" - Mark Twain

What possible difference will that make

Just like operation shock and awe this goobermint will just carpet bomb the hell out everything everywhere regardless of "who" is on the receiving end.

Captured Al-Qaeda Rebels will

Captured Al-Qaeda Rebels will be killed by US if the US attacks Syria. How funny is that.

bigmikedude's picture

Well, he's either

incredibly smart, incredibly stupid, or this is false propaganda made up by our good friends at the CIA in a desperate last minute attempt to gain support for the Syria war from congress.

If we can't air strike, because he supposedly did this, the only other option would then be "boots on the ground" so as not to kill innocent civilians via air strikes. At least it would sure make a good BS story to raise support for the boots on the ground invasion that we would then be 'forced into,' that we were told wouldn't happen, wouldn't it?

I guess it's research time.

He's incredibly being motivated by Putin

He would put the Syrian Rebels, the protesters who revolted at his dictatorship that is now bombing and missling Syria to dust, as he welcomed the Jihdaist to do for him what the rebels and Russia would not, give Islam some Christian and secular blood.

The US should take Putin and Assad to the UN ICC, adn let Israel protect itself.. IF Israel calls, help, other than that.. wager the UN, either war is stopped or the US walks from the UN.

dont believe

this bullchit, and make sure we call lie in the comments section on yahoo. This is propaganda folks, we all know that.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Bullchit

If it looks like bullchit, smells like bullchit, and feels like bullchit, then it's bullchit, and we are being bullchitted.

i see no credible evidence to

i see no credible evidence to prove or disprove, as to what i think are the possibilities yes and no......we shouldnt call out propganda at the drop of a hat, as a trigger happy response, although i wouldnt mind seing demands of credible proof as a knee jerk reaction to statements claiming to HAVE proof, and then making such a rookie "mistake" as not to present THAT proof.....you know, foresight, common sense, forward thinking, the obvious, the expected.....and so on, so on

I tried to load this but yahoo frucked up my password, hmmmmm

I smell chit salesman with mouthfuls of samples, propaganda to sell this chit to me. I don't care if they are putting kittens in probable military strike points, it is none of our business, let Syria defend Syria, and let their civil war be their civil war. I don't think that it was Assad who used chemical weapons on his own people, but if infact he did let his country remove him. Our country got musket balls shot up their asses for freedom, I am sure that was just as painful, let Syria figure out what kind of nation Syria wants to be.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

feel free to post this

comment for me in my enforced silence.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

scawarren's picture

I posted it for you & added

I posted it for you & added my own :)

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