Syria: Immodest Proposals and Naked Emperors

    In philosophy circles, bullshit is a technical term denoting a claim which is presented as “fact” although its veracity has not been established. The truth value of bullshit is largely irrelevant to its propagators. Bullshit…

(US Threats Syria) Powerful – But Amazing…

The myopic view of the world’s most powerful men in Washington never ceases to amaze me. I am reminded of the 1980s when then American president Ronald Reagan compared the Afghan Mujahideen to America’s founding…

Getting To BOTTOM Of Rebels’ Chemical Weapons Use in Syria: Saudi Connection

The rebels also claim that it was Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the chief of Saudi intelligence who arranged for the provision of the sarin nerve gas to the rebels. There is little doubt that Syrian rebels, including the Al Qaeda affiliate, the Jabhat Al Nusra, have been in possession of chemical weapons in Syria and have used these weapons against civilians and Syrian government forces. The U.S. intelligence that Syrian forces used chemical weapons has, according to CBS News, been has been rated as «low to moderate» confidence, hardly believable enough for America to launch an attack on Syria. The Russian government has provided a 100-page report to the United Nations showing that Syrian rebels conducted a chemical attack on Khan al-Assal in northern Syria on March 19.

Newly-discovered CIA Documents Reveal ISRAELI Stockpile Of Chemical Weapons

A newly-discovered document of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency revealed Monday by Foreign Policy magazine shows that the U.S. agency had decisive evidence dating back to at least the 1980s that Israel had a stockpile of chemical and biological weapons. The revelation comes in the midst of reports about the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on August 21st, although there is still no clarity as to whether the regime or the rebels carried out the attack, or whether it was an accident. While U.S. President Barack Obama threatened to go to war with Syria over the attack, the Syrian government has denied responsibility, and has agreed to a proposal by the Russian government to open its stores of chemical weapons to international inspection and destruction.

Syrian President Assad Interview w/ CBS

Assad gives his only television interview since President Barack Obama asked Congress to approve the use of force against the Syrian government for alleged use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people The PBS broadcast will be the only place to view the interview in its entirety. Portions of the interview will be broadcast on Monday, September 9, on CBS THIS MORNING (7:00-9:00 a.m.) after which time elements can be seen across CBS News platforms. Rose provided his perspective on the interview during FACE THE NATION on Sunday, September 8.