Syrian survivor destroys CNN for years of silence; Trump’s a hero, where were YOU?
April 8, 2017 by
If CNN anchor Brook Baldwin’s sour face didn’t already tell the tale, a Syrian refugee’s message to the world was not consistent with the anti-Trump agenda often found on the network.
The man, Kassem Eid, survived a 2013 chemical attack in Syria, and was speaking to Baldwin following President Donald Trump’s airstrikes against President Bashar al-Assad’s government after another chemical attack this week on civilians, to include children.
“What you did was amazing, what you did was a powerful message of hope for a lot of people inside and outside of Syria,” Eid said directly to Trump in a show of gratitude.
All the while, Baldwin is trying to break away.
Earlier, Eid ripped not only CNN, but Hillary Clinton and her merry band of unhinged liberals who where demonstrating against Trump’s travel ban.
“I didn’t see you three days ago when people were gassed to death, when civilians were gassed to death,” he said. “I didn’t see you in 2013 when 1,400 people were gassed to death. I didn’t see you raising your voice against President [Barack] Obama’s inaction in Syria that led us refugees… that made us refugees get kicked out of Syria.”
And Eid made it clear that Syrians want to stay in their own country.
“If you really care about refugees, if you really care about helping us, please, help us stay in our — in our country,” he added. “We don’t want to come to the United States. We want to stay in our country, with all due respect.
“This is hypocrisy. If you really care, if you really care, help us stay in our country. We don’t want to become refugees. We want to stay in our country. Help us establish safe zones.”
Monday on Laura Ingraham’s nationally syndicated radio show, conservative commentator Pat Buchanan discussed the possibility of the United States escalating its involvement in the Syrian civil war days after President Donald Trump launched a military strike on a Syrian airbase in responding to the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
Buchanan noted the biggest cheerleaders of Trump’s action were Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), which he deemed to be “the war party.” However, argued that they would not “get the war they want” from Trump.
“It’s McCain and Graham and Marco Rubio — the war party,” Buchanan said. “But let me say this, Laura — my view is they’re not going to get the war they want. If Donald Trump the president takes us into Syria’s civil war and he’s already made the first strike — it will consume his presidency. And the sense I get this morning and listening to some of these folks on yesterday’s show is that, ‘Don’t worry, this is just a one-off. We’re not going into Syria. The enemy is still ISIS, as indeed it is if you take a look at what happened in Egypt yesterday, 47 dead and 100 injured.”
“So I think the war party is going to be frustrated because I cannot believe that Donald Trump on second thought is going to plunge us into Syria, which he told us again and again and again would be an act of folly — that our enemy is ISIS and our enemy is al-Qaeda and that we should finish them off,” he added. “Then we’re necessarily going to have to work with the folks who did most of the heavy lifting in finishing them off.”
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Events, Was There a Chemical Attack
1. The Russians briefed the United States on the proposed target. This is a process that started more than two months ago. There is a dedicated phone line that is being used to coordinate and deconflict (i.e., prevent US and Russian air assets from shooting at each other) the upcoming operation.
2. The United States was fully briefed on the fact that there was a target in Idlib that the Russians believes was a weapons/explosives depot for Islamic rebels.
3. The Syrian Air Force hit the target with conventional weapons. All involved expected to see a massive secondary explosion. That did not happen. Instead, smoke, chemical smoke, began billowing from the site. It turns out that the Islamic rebels used that site to store chemicals, not sarin, that were deadly. The chemicals included organic phosphates and chlorine and they followed the wind and killed civilians.
4. There was a strong wind blowing that day and the cloud was driven to a nearby village and caused casualties.
5. We know it was not sarin. How? Very simple. The so-called “first responders” handled the victims without gloves. If this had been sarin they would have died. Sarin on the skin will kill you. How do I know? I went through “Live Agent” training at Fort McClellan in Alabama.
WHITE HOUSE SOURCE: TRUMP PUSHES BACK AGAINST NEO-CON PLAN TO INVADE SYRIA
Troops massing as deep state plots regime change
Ap 10, 2017 by Paul Joseph Watson
The Trump administration is currently locked in a heated debate over whether to launch a full ground invasion of Syria, with hundreds of thousands of soldiers now massing.
According to White House sources who spoke to Infowars, Trump is reticent to see U.S. troops embroiled in yet another Middle East quagmire, but is under pressure from top neo-cons in his administration to prevent Russia from dominating the region as the fall of ISIS nears.
Trump has refused to agree to a no fly zone over Syria and does not want to directly attack Assad’s forces in Damascus. However, Assad is apparently backing away from a deal he made with the Pentagon four years ago to step down from power in order to prevent a U.S. military bombardment that Obama pushed for back in 2013.
The air strike ordered by Trump was apparently a reminder to Assad of the deal he struck to step down once jihadists had been defeated.
Troop numbers are now being massively escalated in western Iraq to reinforce this message, including the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, to back up and cover the flank for U.S. Army ground forces in case of possible attack by Assad.
Trump’s response to the alleged chemical weapons attack allowed him to look decisive and was a show of strength towards China and North Korea. It also served to temporarily silence the repeated accusations that he is in collusion with Russia.
Trump’s aim with the air strike was to destroy Syria’s remaining chemical weapons to make Assad follow through on the deal. If he didn’t act, Trump would have been eviscerated by his critics as being equally as weak as Obama.
However, increasingly prominent neo-cons within the administration, led by National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster, are exploiting the circumstances to maneuver Trump into a position where he is pressured into green lighting a full scale ground war, an attack on Damascus and a confrontation with Russia.
If Trump allows himself to be manipulated in this way, it will undoubtedly destroy his presidency and leave him with a legacy on a par with George W. Bush.
As Mike Cernovich’s sources confirm, “McMaster is manipulating intelligence reports given to President Donald Trump” and is “plotting how to sell a massive ground war in Syria to President Trump with the help of disgraced former CIA director and convicted criminal David Petraeus.”
Trump sees resolving the Syrian civil war as imperative because Syria is a gateway into Turkey, whose Islamist government is exploiting the chaos to exacerbate the refugee crisis and force Europe into capitulation to Muslim colonization.
However, if neo-cons are able to assert their power and silence nationalist voices within the Trump administration like Steve Bannon, who opposes regime change in Syria, the consequences of toppling Assad will be completely disastrous for both Trump and the entire region.
DEMS ATTACK OWN FOR REFUSING TO BLAME ASSAD FOR CHEMICAL ATTACK
Dem establishment joins neo-cons in push for war in Syria
Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has drawn sharp criticism from fellow Democrats for refusing to blame the Syrian government for a chemical weapons attack used to justify President Trump’s cruise missile strike on a Syrian airbase.
Gabbard indicated she was “skeptical” the Syrian government was responsible for the chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun during an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
Her comments drew strong criticism from top Democrats and others on the far-left, many of whom called for her to be removed from office.
“People of Hawaii’s 2nd District — was it not enough for you that your rep met with a murderous dictator? Will this move you,” tweeted Neera Tanden, president of the far-left Center for American Progress and a close ally of failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean compared Gabbard’s comments to President Trump “making excuses” and suggested she “should not be in Congress.”
Gabbard strongly opposed President Trump’s decision to launch a cruse missile strike on a Syrian airbase, suggesting he had taken the advice of “war hawks” and approved the strike “without care or consideration.”
“It angers and saddens me that President Trump has taken the advice of war hawks and escalated our illegal regime change war to overthrow the Syrian government,” she said in a statement. “This escalation is short-sighted and will lead to more dead civilians, more refugees, the strengthening of al-Qaida and other terrorists, and a possible nuclear war between the United States and Russia.”
Representative Thomas Massie, a libertarian-leaning Republican from Kentucky, also expressed doubt for the chemical weapons attack.
“Frankly, I don’t think Assad would have done that,” he said on CNN Wednesday. “It does not serve his interests.”
“We might end up making the situation worse if we launch airstrikes,” he added. “The first casualty of war is the truth, and it’s hard to know exactly what’s happening in Syria right now.”
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