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Apr 14 08:34

CIA, MI6 and Turkey's rogue game in Syria: New claims say Ankara worked with the US and Britain to smuggle Gaddafi's guns to rebel groups

The US's Secretary of State John Kerry and its UN ambassador, Samantha Power have been pushing for more assistance to be given to the Syrian rebels.

A second and little-regarded theme of Hersh's article is what the CIA called the rat line, the supply chain for the Syrian rebels overseen by the US in covert cooperation with Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

The information about this comes from a highly classified and hitherto secret annex to the report by the US Senate Intelligence Committee on the attack by Libyan militiamen on the US consulate in Benghazi on 11 September 2012 in which US ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed. The annex deals with an operation in which the CIA, in cooperation with MI6, arranged the dispatch of arms from Mu'ammer Gaddafi's arsenals to Turkey and then across the 500-mile long Turkish southern frontier with Syria.

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Instead of attempting to destabilize regimes around the world in service to the money junkies, the US government should be focusing on bringing back decently paying jobs to the US; the care of the most fragile among us; and the rebuilding of America's crumbling infrastructure.

But of course, that doesn't make money for the military-industrial or security-industrial complex. The politicians from the top down are bought and paid for by the large corporations which own them, and fund their election cycles. We the People really have no say on who gets elected, because those elected only serve the interests of the very wealthy in this country.

Apr 13 08:54

Saudi Arabia: The US President’s Futile Trip

President Obama’s visit to Riyadh, which lasted a matter of hours, will hardly be considered historic. The only major achievement to come out of the negotiations is that, despite serious disagreements in the last few months, both sides expressed willingness for reconciliation, although it is not clear on what terms. Saudi Arabia’s royal family needed a demonstration that their allied relations with America are still in place. On this issue, Obama had to concede. The handshake between the two heads of state was supposed to symbolize the end of the ‘cold war’ between the two countries. Before this, the Saudis had allowed themselves to speak with US Secretary of State John Kerry and US National Security Advisor Susan Rice in terms of ultimatums.

Apr 12 16:37

BREAKING NEWS: Chemical attack by western backed mercenary terrorists target the Syria

Syria’s official TV said few hours ago that the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front used toxic gas in the central province of Hama, killing at least two people and causing suffocation to hundred others.
The TV said the Nusra Front fighters used the Chlorine gas against the town of Kafr Zaita in the northern countryside of Hama.

Apr 12 15:09

Israel to train anti Syria terrorists with Saudi Arabia

Israel is seeking to launch a joint operation with Saudi Arabia to train foreign-backed militants operating against the Syrian people. The Israeli military chief convinced Dempsey that they could deal with the threats posed by resistance to Zionist backed insurgents in Syria. Susbscribe Here

Apr 12 13:21

Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire visits Lattakia and Syrian Refugees from Kessab

The Nobel peace laureate added, that many media institutions are involved in a campaign aimed at misguiding the public about the situation in Syria. Maguire had previously stressed the role of western media in manufacturing public consent with the war on Syria.

Apr 11 20:46

The Death of Yarmouk Palestinian Camp

UNRWA’s HQ in Damascus estimates that more than 70 percent of the Palestinian refugees in Syria are in need of emergency humanitarian assistance immediately, while more than 50 percent are internally displaced. 142 people in Yarmouk refugee camp died from hunger and lack of medical care just since June 2013. As of last week more than 11,000 Palestine refugees fleeing Syria sought support from UNRWA in Jordan alone and if they can somehow enter the Kingdoms its government policy is to deport them back to Syria, robbing them of their right to survival

Apr 09 19:06

Assad There to Stay?

Assad is there to stay. Change will come only under his leadership or his guidance. Understanding with him is the only way to internal and regional stability. More or less he has succeeded in turning the “huge magnet” for international terrorists into their killing field.

Apr 07 08:48

Dutch Jesuit priest beaten and killed in Syria

A Dutch Jesuit priest was beaten and shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his monastery in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Monday, the Vatican said.

Apr 06 18:28

Obama, the Sauds, and Bottomless Hypocrisy

Based on the given pretexts the Western World has used to justify a belligerent foreign policy toward other nations, it would appear that Saudi Arabia is a suitable candidate to likewise be subjected to sanctions, internal political meddling, and open calls for regime change. Yet for some reason, it most certainly is not. Instead, it is clearly protected by media self-censorship and diplomatic double standards across the West.

While the US recently closed Syria’s embassy in Washington and ordered Syrian diplomats out of the country claiming, “it is unacceptable for individuals appointed by that regime to conduct diplomatic or consular operations in the United States,” the US gladly continues its close relationship with Saudi Arabia. This is even after revelations have come to light that the Saudis have been funding and arming terrorists listed as such by the very US State Department that shuttered the Syrian embassy in D.C.

Apr 05 22:48

Obama, the Sauds, and Bottomless Hypocrisy

Saudi Arabia’s role as the “world’s largest oil exporter” is only one contributing factor to America’s bottomless hypocrisy regarding its relations with the Saudi Kingdom. While some would see US policy dictated by Saudi wealth, it is the regime’s precarious political existence both domestically and internationally, a key feature desired by hegemons when searching for vassal states, that primarily dictates US-Saudi relations

Apr 04 07:53

Obama wants Saudi Arabia to destroy Russian economy

U.S. President Barack Obama tried to convince the King of Saudi Arabia to coordinate actions in the oil market to reduce world oil prices, the main source of Russia's export revenues, and "punish its behavior" in Crimea. Experts estimate that if the prices are reduced by as little as 12 dollars per barrel, the Russian Federation will lose $40 billion in revenue. There has been a precedent, because this is precisely how the USSR collapsed.

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Saudi Arabia will not like that idea because it will cut into their oil revenues as well, and oil is their main income. They will demand that if they lower oil prices to harm Russia that the US make up the difference in Saudi oil revenues, meaning taking more money away from the American people to give to the Saudis.

Apr 02 10:32

Saudi Arabia Passes New Law That Declares Atheists "Terrorists"

Nothing like being close allies with one of the most despotic, Medieval and backwards societies on planet earth.

Never forget, the USA brings democracy to the world!

Apr 02 08:25

Israel mulls training Syria militants with Saudi Arabia

Israel is seeking to launch a joint operation with Saudi Arabia to train foreign-backed militants operating against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Apr 02 07:36

Debunking the "The Saudis did 9-11" nonsense!

And finally, here is some common sense that totally undermines the attempt to frame Saudi Arabia for 9-11. If Saudi Arabia really wanted to hurt the United States, they don't need to fly airplanes into skyscrapers to do it. All they have to do is ask for their money back, all at once. The resulting damage to the US financial system would make 9-11 look like a minor inconvenience in comparison.

And it would be perfectly legal for Saudi Arabia to ask for their money back.

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Right now the official story of 9-11 has crashed as badly a healthcare.gov. The American people are looking at the US Government and Israel with a great deal of suspicion. So, under the principle that if at first you don't succeed, lie, lie again, the perpetrators of 9-11 are crafting a new lie to replace the old one.

The new lie takes the form of a supposedly secret report on 9-11 which Representatives Stephen F. Lynch and Walter B. Jones are demanding be made public. This report is claimed to place the blame for 9-11 entirely on Saudi Arabia; a clear attempt at a frame-up to protect the guilty by transferring the blame to a convenient but innocent target.

But the claim makes no sense. Saudi Arabia would not risk the loss of the billions of dollars they have invested in the US with such a stunt. And as I point out in the excerpt above, Saudi Arabia does not need to crash planes into buildings to harm the United States, but could quite legally destroy the nation simply by asking for all their money back at once.

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Apr 01 09:10

Saudi Arabia suspends visas over Guinea ebola outbreak

Saudi Arabia has announced the suspension of visas for Muslim pilgrims from Guinea and Liberia, two countries hit by an outbreak of the deadly ebola epidemic.

The Saudi health ministry recommended the measure "due to the danger of the disease and its highly contagious" nature, the state news agency SPA reported.

The World Health Organisation has said it is not recommending travel or trade restrictions to Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone, which has reported suspected cases of ebola, based on information currently available

Mar 30 22:48

Bouthaina Shaaban: “All those who launch assault on Syria will be repelled…Jerusalem and Golan eyes of Arab Nation”

“All those who launch assault on Syria will be repelled…hundreds of invaders had come to this land throughout thousands of years, but they were repelled and we have remained here because we believe in our land,” Shaaban added.

Mar 30 21:02

Syria’s Victory Is Turning Point For Western Global Hegemony

It was in Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh’s 2007 article, “The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefiting our enemies in the war on terrorism?” that prophetically stated (emphasis added):

“To undermine Iran, which is predominantly Shiite, the Bush Administration has decided, in effect, to reconfigure its priorities in the Middle East. In Lebanon, the Administration has coöperated with Saudi Arabia’s government, which is Sunni, in clandestine operations that are intended to weaken Hezbollah, the Shiite organization that is backed by Iran. The U.S. has also taken part in clandestine operations aimed at Iran and its ally Syria. A by-product of these activities has been the bolstering of Sunni extremist groups that espouse a militant vision of Islam and are hostile to America and sympathetic to Al Qaeda.”

Mar 30 04:28

“Obama Approval of Manpads for Rebels Would Violate US Agreements, Policy, and Endanger Airliners

President Obama is considering supplying Syrian rebels with Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (Manpads). These antiaircraft missiles are small enough to be carried and fired by a single person; they can destroy jet fighters and civilian airliners alike.

Mar 29 13:31

*Shocking video* World leaders wear pyramid symbol at major international meeting

During the Nuclear Security Summit, which was held on March 24th and 25th in the Netherlands, Reuters captured video of presidents and prime ministers from all over the world wearing a very peculiar pyramid-shaped pin

Mar 29 07:39

Arab League impotence continues & What a mess the Arab world is in

A thought constantly in my mind, and which was reinforced by the Arab League’s 25th Summit in Kuwait, is that with Arab leaders and governments as “enemies” the Zionist state of Israel does not need friends.

Mar 28 13:19

Obama considers sending anti-aircraft weapons to Syrian opposition

President Barack Obama may authorize the shipment of new air defense systems to rebel forces in Syria’s ongoing civil war, a new Associated Press report states.

Mar 28 11:48

Saudi princesses 'seek Obama's help for freedom'

A former wife of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appealed to US President Barack Obama on Thursday for help in the case of four daughters she says are being held in a royal palace.

Alanoud AlFayez, 57, a Jordanian national who has lived in London since her divorce from the Saudi monarch in 2003, said her children needed to be "saved".

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"INVADE!"

Mar 27 21:32

Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan Bans YouTube: “Start A False Flag War With Syria” Leaked Recording That Erdogan Wanted Banned.

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan had blocked Twitter access to his nation ahead of what was rumored to be a “spectacular” leak before this weekend’s elections. Then this morning, amid a mad scramble, he reportedly (despite the nation’s court ruling the bans illegal) blocked YouTube

Mar 26 06:48

U.S. criticises Saudi Arabia for barring Israeli paper reporter

The White House on Tuesday criticised Saudi Arabia for refusing a visa to a journalist working for Israeli media who planned to cover President Barack Obama's visit to the kingdom.

Mar 23 08:42

Syria to give UN 228 Saudi ID cards belonging to killed militants

On Saturday, in two letters addressed to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and President of UN Security Council Sylvie Lucas on Saudi Arabia's subversive role in Syria, the ministry referred to a raft of counter-terrorism legislations issued by the Saudi regime in a make-believe attempt to convince the international community of its involvement in a counter-terrorism drive.

Mar 21 10:47

Saudi Arabia tells Qatar to close Al-Jazeera

Tensions continue to flare between Qatar and other Gulf countries, with Saudi Arabia demanding that Qatar shut down Al-Jazeera, a source told AFP on Friday.

The demand came during a Gulf Cooperation Counil meeting on March 5th. After the meeting, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar.

Riyadh also demanded that Qatar close the Brookings Doha Center and the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, the same source told AFP.

Mar 21 06:46

Saudis Bankrolling Israel’s Mossad: More confirmation?

Now comes further confirmation of that strange alliance, from Richard Silverstein’s excellent blog Tikun Olam. Silverstein gets many of his scoops from Israeli reporters, often confiding information they’re not allowed to report in Israel. Silverstein also closely monitors the Israeli media.

He has been following the close cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia in targeting Syria and Iran. In his latest log he reports,

Shalom Yerushalmi, writing in Maariv, dropped an even more amazing bombshell.

Mar 17 10:45

Saudi Arabia ‘has evidence of Qatari meddling’

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has documentary evidence proving that Qatari officials have plotted to destabilise the country, a Gulf diplomat told an Egyptian journalist.

The editor in chief of the Egyptian newspaper Al Shurooq said on Egypt’s Al Tahreer TV that Saudi Arabia has credible documentary evidence proving that Qatar’s security services encouraged former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to assassinate Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz when he was crown prince. The editor in chief, Emad Al Deen Hussain, cited a “Gulf diplomatic source who attended Arab foreign ministers’ meetings”.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar on March 5 in protest of what they said was Doha’s refusal to stop interference in their affairs.

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