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Assad moving chem weapons to Iraq and Lebanon, Syria opposition Gen. Salim Idriss claims to Amanpour
CNN blog ^ | September 12th, 2013

Posted on 09/12/2013 1:22:32 PM PDT by CMB_polarization

The head of the opposition Free Syria Army, General Salim Idriss, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Thursday that he has intelligence that the Assad regime is moving its chemical weapons out of the country.

“Today we have information that the regime began to move chemical materials and chemical weapons to Lebanon and to Iraq,” General Idriss told Amanpour from inside Syria.

It’s a huge claim that would fundamentally shift everything U.S. intelligence officials have in the past said they believe about the situation in Syria, CNN Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at amanpour.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; amanpour; assad; barbarastarr; christianeamanpour; cws; fsa; idriss; iran; iraq; israel; jordan; lebanon; maheralassad; potassiumfluoride; russia; sarin; sodiumfluoride; syria; syriachemicalweapons; thebrotherdidit; turkey; unitedkingdom; us; waronterror; wmd

1 posted on 09/12/2013 1:22:33 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: CMB_polarization

Why not? They came from Iraq in the first place.


2 posted on 09/12/2013 1:25:15 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: CMB_polarization
Makes sense.

Most of them likely came into Syria from Iraq in the first place when we moved to take out Sadam.

Fool me once...

3 posted on 09/12/2013 1:27:30 PM PDT by Washi (Proud to be a Coloradan)
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To: Ingtar
Why not? They came from Iraq in the first place.

You know that. I know that. Others know that. Even the mainstream media knows that, but won't publish it.

4 posted on 09/12/2013 1:29:27 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: CMB_polarization
You really think Russia wants that stuff around??

He took it as an opportunity.

IN fact, I'm now inclined to say...Do you really think Assad wants them around?

This is a world of Nukes...

5 posted on 09/12/2013 1:29:48 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Ingtar

The chem weapons shell game.

Move and hide most of it, then announce you want to join the Int’l Chem Weapons Convention to appease the West. Let inspectors in to look at the lessor chem weapons you chose to keep for the show. Surrender those, avoid US attack, let it die down then move stockpiles back in.


6 posted on 09/12/2013 1:29:56 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Ingtar

My sentiments exactly. Can you say WMD were there, after all?


7 posted on 09/12/2013 1:29:56 PM PDT by StAntKnee (Add your own danged sarc tag)
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To: CMB_polarization

As opposed to the fsa that would prefer to use them?


8 posted on 09/12/2013 1:31:01 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: Ingtar; Washi
from Iraq in the first place

But Crustyann I'maawarwhore was silent on that, that news would have supported the eeeeeeevil Boosh.

9 posted on 09/12/2013 1:31:10 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: CMB_polarization

Obama foreign policy FAIL! Instead of knowing where the Bio/Chem weapons are, they are being taken to other unstable, Jihadi friendly countries.

Moving them to Iraq gets them closer to where they can be used against US troops.


10 posted on 09/12/2013 1:31:22 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: CMB_polarization

Oh well, still not our problem.


11 posted on 09/12/2013 1:33:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: CMB_polarization
Israel says will act if WMDs transferred to Hezbollah
12 posted on 09/12/2013 1:33:58 PM PDT by Chad_the_Impaler
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To: cripplecreek

But I thought Iraq was our friend since we liberated the bums.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 1:34:02 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Ingtar
They came from Iraq in the first place.

My first thought when I saw this...
14 posted on 09/12/2013 1:41:02 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Chad_the_Impaler

If they’re being moved to Lebanon, that’s who’s going to get them.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 1:44:14 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: CMB_polarization

The head of the opposition Free Syria Army, General Salim Idriss******

Well now there’s an unbiased source.


16 posted on 09/12/2013 1:44:24 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: CMB_polarization

Sending them back? Indian giver!


17 posted on 09/12/2013 1:46:45 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: CMB_polarization

On the Road Again
Just can’t wait to get on the road again
The life I love is totin’ Sarin for Hussein
I can’t wait to get on the road again


18 posted on 09/12/2013 1:51:08 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: All

Can we have Kerry walking off the plane holding an agreement in his hand?


19 posted on 09/12/2013 1:51:56 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: StAntKnee

Expecting a apology form ant anti-Bush/Iraq War crowd in 5...4...3...2...1. *crickets*


20 posted on 09/12/2013 1:53:51 PM PDT by matt04
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To: NonValueAdded

That racist! LOL. /s \

Well they went full circle. I think a freeper should become the next President. We know many things around here before the rest of the world.


21 posted on 09/12/2013 2:03:22 PM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: CMB_polarization

CNN is grabbing onto assertions by the Assad opposition without asking for proof. Makes nice copy supporting the regime and gives FR’s a chance to vent.


22 posted on 09/12/2013 2:11:26 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: CMB_polarization
"Assad moving chem weapons back to Iraq and Lebanon, Syria opposition Al-Qaeda Gen. Salim Idriss claims to Amanpour stupid Commie biyatch who's as ugly as a mule's butt"

Whew...what an HTML exercise fixing that headline.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

23 posted on 09/12/2013 2:25:31 PM PDT by wku man (It's almost deer season, got your DEERGOGGLES on yet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jexrnFq2fXY)
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To: CMB_polarization
"“I can’t talk about weapons,” he told Amanpour. “We are getting now a lot of support from our American friends, but I can’t talk in detail about all kinds of the support.”

Wow...just wow. Al-Qaeda attacks our nation, kills thousands, levels the WTC, and 12 years later, they're our "friends". May you all burn in hell, Obammunist, sKerry, Hilldebeast, et al.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

24 posted on 09/12/2013 2:31:19 PM PDT by wku man (It's almost deer season, got your DEERGOGGLES on yet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jexrnFq2fXY)
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To: CMB_polarization

Round #2 of the WMD shell game between middle eastern countries.


25 posted on 09/12/2013 2:43:32 PM PDT by MCH
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To: CMB_polarization

Round trip, it seems.


26 posted on 09/12/2013 2:51:19 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Ingtar
Why not? They came from Iraq in the first place.

Most of us knew they came from Iraq by the truckloads. We knew it except the communists Democratic Party and the MSM.

27 posted on 09/12/2013 2:52:18 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Chad_the_Impaler
Israel says will act if WMDs transferred to Hezbollah

This Obama cluster f*** is not over by a long shot...it is just beginning.

28 posted on 09/12/2013 2:58:26 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: CMB_polarization

Who is going to believe the ‘Free Syrian Army’? At least wipe the Christian blood off their hands first, then, maybe. And how could they both have our old ally S. Hussein’s chemicals and also have spent so much money buying the sarin from the British they are alleged to have used (when they were already winning)?


29 posted on 09/12/2013 3:11:32 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: OldNewYork
Who is going to believe the ‘Free Syrian Army’?

Certainly not the "Army of Free Syria"........"Splitters!"

30 posted on 09/12/2013 3:12:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: CMB_polarization
There have also been calls from neighboring, Hizballah-controlled Lebanon for help from Christians worldwide to support them in their effort. Maronites are the predominant Christian population in Lebanon.

Harb pledges to be forceful president [Maronite "ready to fight" Israel, "protect Hezbollah"]
Lebanese Lobby (Lebanon) ^ | 11SEP07 | Francis Matthew

Posted on Wed Sep 12 03:12:26 2007 by familyop

"Beirut: Boutros Harb, long-serving Maronite Lebanese Member of Parliament, is standing for president and reaching out to the Shiite Hezbollah, across the political divide in the country.

[...]

"I have proposed that the Lebanese army and government must be in control of declaring war, and that we should find a way to incorporate Hezbollah's forces into the army. But this has to be on the condition that the Lebanese government and army accept the full duty of being ready to fight and protect Hezbollah if Israel attacks," he said, adding that it was also important that Lebanon had to liberate the occupied territory of the Sheba'a Farms from Israel."



Lebanese leaders call for unity [All of them support the terrorists. ...always have.]
CNN International ^ | 20JUL06 | CNN
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1668991/posts

"The ship is sinking and all of us, the Lebanese, should stick together and work together to stop the Israeli aggression," Amin Gemayel, a Maronite Christian who served as president from 1982 to 1988, told the Arabic-language TV station Al-Jazeera . . . Michel Aoun, a one-time commander in Lebanon's 15-year civil war who now serves in parliament, said . . . "I don't think that Israel has the capability to destroy Hezbollah militarily because Hezbollah is not a group of armed men," Aoun said. "Hezbollah is a major part of the Lebanese social fabric."


Lebanon says army ready to fight [The truth about Lebanon.]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1670344/posts

Aoun is also a Maronite Christian.


Lebanon Turns to the Vatican to Halt Israeli Offensive
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1668754/posts

Vatican Condemns Israel for Attacks on Lebanon
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1665678/posts

On the Syrian-Lebanese-Iranian alliance.

Lebanon Is NOT Innocent (David Horowitz Slams The Lebanon “Innocent Bystander” Myth Alert)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1671142/posts

Ground to a Halt (Research shows: Suicide-bombers Communists, not Islamists
New York Times ^ | August 3, 2006 | ROBERT PAPE

Posted on Wed Aug 9 01:23:46 2006 by GodGunsGuts

...

In writing my book on suicide attackers, I had researchers scour Lebanese sources to collect martyr videos, pictures and testimonials and the biographies of the Hezbollah bombers. Of the 41, we identified the names, birth places and other personal data for 38. Shockingly, only eight were Islamic fundamentalists. Twenty-seven were from leftist political groups like the Lebanese Communist Party and the Arab Socialist Union. Three were Christians, including a female high-school teacher with a college degree. All were born in Lebanon.

...

Robert A. Pape, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, is the author of “Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism.”



Iran is also communist, by the way (everything state-owned and much of it doled out to the families of clerics). I posted hundreds of articles on Iran and the need to take care of business there a long time ago, but anti-American, pecuniary, international socialist interests here threw trash in threads at nearly every article. Iran continues to build nuclear weapons.


31 posted on 09/12/2013 3:40:20 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: CMB_polarization

All those old munitions are going to wear out travelling up and down the highways.


32 posted on 09/12/2013 6:15:59 PM PDT by SisterK (warrior)
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To: CMB_polarization

It’s a ploy by the FSA to get Obama to bomb Assad’s forces.


33 posted on 09/12/2013 7:44:18 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: CMB_polarization
"Assad moving chem weapons to Iraq and Lebanon"

When Sarin comes marching home again,
Hurrah, hurrah...
34 posted on 09/12/2013 9:50:43 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: CMB_polarization

This is called a no brainer.


35 posted on 09/12/2013 10:12:38 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: CMB_polarization

Face Palm! It’s okay.


36 posted on 09/13/2013 12:04:21 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Ingtar
From Iraq, to Syria, and now back to Iraq.

Of course, no one in the MSM wants to admit they came from Iraq to begin with..... cuz that would mean BUSH WAS RIGHT AFTER ALL!

37 posted on 09/13/2013 5:57:56 AM PDT by ducttape45
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To: CMB_polarization

The frequent flier miles keep piling up.


38 posted on 09/13/2013 11:48:02 PM PDT by LurkingSince1943 (Former War Criminal)
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To: CMB_polarization

Hold on thar! Lebanon is right next door to my home.


39 posted on 09/14/2013 11:11:35 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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