Monthly Archives: August 2013

Rebels admit their role in gas disaster

“From numerous interviews with doctors, Ghouta residents, rebel fighters and their families….many believe that certain rebels received chemical weapons via the Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, and were responsible for carrying out the (deadly) gas attack,” writes Gavlak. … Continue reading

Posted in Saudi Arabia, Syria | 54 Comments

Internet truth

  Need I say more?  pl  

Posted in government, Intelligence, Syria | 16 Comments

An Appeal to General Dempsey on Syria

"We refer to your acknowledgment, in your letter of July 19 to Sen. Carl Levin on Syria, that a “decision to use force is not one that any of us takes lightly. It is no less than an act of … Continue reading

Posted in government, Syria | 85 Comments

US government claim as to what happened

  Well, the USIC should be considered a bordello with Clapper as madam. This is entirely a reiteration of the assertions made by the BHO government concerning what happened on the 21st.  The social media are believed?  The claim that SIGINT concerning … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Syria | 19 Comments


In this very fast-moving situation, President Obama is still clearly intent on launching unilateral attacks on Syrian targets over the allegations that Assad ordered the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attacks in a Damascus suburb.  This, despite the fact that the … Continue reading

Posted in government, Syria | 6 Comments

Several Cogent Points

– The president should not be allowed to take the US to war on his own authority when there is not an ongoing national emergency. The WH is saying that the War Powers Act allows POTUS to do so within … Continue reading

Posted in government, Intelligence, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria | 24 Comments

“AP sources: Intelligence on weapons no ‘slam dunk'”

"A report by the Office of the Director for National Intelligence outlining that evidence against Syria is thick with caveats. It builds a case that Assad's forces are most likely responsible while outlining gaps in the U.S. intelligence picture. Relevant … Continue reading

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Clapper’s Assessment on Syria

We await with anticipation the production of Clapper's assessment.  pl

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Harper commmentary to pass on

I received the following email this evening, with an invitation to pass it along to others.  I make no claim of accuracy but from past experience, the author is generally well informed.  It certainly tracks well with events of the … Continue reading

Posted in government, Harper, Syria | 52 Comments

The smoking gun comes from ….

I watched Jay Carnie today as he spluttered and tried to bully his way through a statement to the WH press corps on Syria.  When asked for something more than an inference from supposedly unique capabilities he could not answer … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Israel, Middle East, Syria | 38 Comments