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26 November 2016 @ 09:55 pm
Social consequences are of no concern to the psychopaths  
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Soros said as much of himself on record. The results of lobbyist gangs like AIPAC are self evident.

War with Russia? US politicians close to approving ‘no-fly zone’ in Syria


Rick Sterling
3 days ago

The rushed passing of HR5732 without debate is indicative that the US establishment has not yet given up on the idea of regime change in Syria.

Late in the day Tuesday November 15, Congress convened in a special session. With normal rules suspended, they passed House Resolution 5732 – the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act”. The resolution calls for intensifying already harsh sanctions on Syria, assessing implementation of No Fly Zone in Syria and escalating efforts to press criminal charges against Syrian officials.

HR5732 claims to promote a negotiated settlement in Syria but, as analyzed by Friends Committee for National Legislation, imposes preconditions which would actually make that more difficult.

There was 40 minutes of “debate” with six representatives (Royce, Engel, Ros-Lehtinen, Kildee, Smith, and Curbelo) speaking in favor of the resolution. There were few other Congressional representatives present in Congress. The House Foreign Affairs Committee stated that the resolution was passed “unanimously” without mentioning the special conditions.

The “Non Controversial” Resolution that could lead to World War III

According to wikipedia:

Suspension of the rules is a procedure generally used to quickly pass non-controversial bills in the United States House of Representatives ….such as naming Post Offices…”

In this case, the resolution calls for evaluating and developing plans for a“No Fly Zone” which is an act of war. This is obviously controversial and it seems clear the resolution should have been debated and discussed under normal rules with a normal amount of Congressional presence and debate.

The motivation for bypassing normal rules and rushing the bill through without debate was articulated by the bill’s author and ranking Democrat Eliot Engel, who said:

“We cannot delay action on Syria any further…. if we don’t get this legislation across the finish line in the next few weeks, we are back to square one.”

The current urgency may be related to the election results, since Trump has spoken out against “regime change” foreign policy. As much as they are critical of Obama for not doing more, Congressional neoconservatives are concerned about the prospect of a President who might move toward peace and away from war.

The Caesar Fraud

HR5732 is titled the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act”. Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce (R-Ca) explained that the resolution is named after “the brave Syrian defector known to the world as Caesar, who testified to us the shocking scale of torture being carried out within the prisons of Syria.”

In reality, the Caesar story was a grand deception involving the CIA with funding from Qatar to sabotage the 2014 Geneva negotiations. The 55,000 photos which were said to show 11,000 torture victims have never been publicly revealed. Only a tiny number of photos have been publicized.

However, in 2015 Human Rights Watch was granted access to view the entire set. They revealed that almost one half the photos show the opposite of what was claimed: instead of victims tortured by the Syrian government, they actually show dead Syrian soldiers and civilian victims of car bombs and other terror attacks!

The “Caesar” story, replete with masked ‘defector’, was one of the early propaganda hoaxes regarding Syria.

False Claims that the US has been doing nothing

One of the big lies regarding Syria is that the US has been inactive. Royce says:

“The administration has decided not to decide. And that itself, unfortunately, has set a course where here we sit and watch and the violence only worsens. Mr. Speaker, America has been sitting back and watching these atrocities for far too long. Vital U.S. national security interests are at stake.”

The ranking Democrat Eliot Engel said:

“Four years ago I thought we should have aided the Free Syrian Army. They came to us in Washington and begged us for help… they were simply looking for weaponry. I really believe if we had given it to them, the situation in Syria would have been different today.”

This is nonsense. The US was actively coordinating, training and supplying armed opposition groups beginning in late 2011. When the Qadaffi government was toppled in Fall 2011, the CIA oversaw the theft of the Libyan armories and shipment of weapons to Syrian armed opposition as documented in the Defense Intelligence Agency report of October 2012.

These weapons transfers were secret. For the public record it was acknowledged that the US was supplying communications equipment to the armed opposition while Saudi Arabia and Qatar were supplying weaponry. This is one reason that Saudi purchases of weapons skyrocketed during this time period; they were buying weapons to replace those being shipped to the armed opposition in Syria. It was very profitable for US arms manufacturers.

Huge weapons transfers to the armed opposition in Syria have continued to the present. This past Spring, Janes Defense reported the details of a U.S. delivery of 2.2 million pounds of ammunition, rocket launchers and other weaponry to the armed opposition.

Claims that the US has been inactive are baseless. In reality the US has done everything short of a direct attack on Syria. And the US military is starting to cross that barrier. On September 17 the US air coalition did a direct attack on the Syrian Army in Deir Ezzor, killing 80 Syrian soldiers and enabling ISIS to launch an attack on the position.

Claims that it was a “mistake” are highly dubious.

The claims by Congressional hawks that the US has been ‘inactive’ in the Syrian conflict are part of the false narrative suggesting the US must “do something” which leads to a No Fly Zone and full scale war. Ironically, these calls for war are masked as “humanitarian”. And never do the proponents bring up the case of Libya where the US and NATO “did something”: destroyed the government and left chaos.

Congress as a Fact-Free House of Propaganda

With only a handful of representatives present and no debate, the six Congress members engaged in unrestrained propaganda and misinformation. The leading Democrat, Eliot Engel, said “We’re going into the New Year 2017, Assad still clings to power, at the expense of killing millions of his citizens.”

That number is way off anyone’s charts.

Rep Kildee said “The world has witnessed this terrible tragedy unfold before our eyes. Nearly half a million Syrians killed. Not soldiers – men, women, children killed.”

The official text of the resolution says:

“It is the sense of Congress that–
(1) Bashar al-Assad’s murderous actions against the people of Syria have caused the deaths of more than 400,000
civilians…”

The above accusations – from “millions of citizens” to “half a million” to “400,000 civilians” – are all preposterous lies.

Credible estimates of casualties in the Syrian conflict range from 300,000 to 420,000. The opposition supporting Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates the documented 2011-2016 death toll as follows:

killed pro Syrian forces – 108,000
killed anti government forces – 105,000
killed civilians – 89,000

In contrast with Congressional and media claims, civilians comprise a minority of the total death count and the largest casualty group is those fighting in defense of the the Syrian state. These facts are ignored and never mentioned because they point to the reality versus the propaganda narrative which allows the USA and allies to continue funding terrorism and a war of aggression against Syria.

The Congressional speakers were in full self-righteous mode as they accused the Syrian government of “committing crimes against humanity and war crimes against civilians including murder, torture and rape. No one has been spared from this targeting, even children.”

A naive listener would never know that the Syrian government is primarily fighting the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda, including thousands of foreigners supplied and paid by foreign governments.

The Congressional speakers go on to accuse the Syrian military of “targeting” hospitals, schools and markets. A critical listener might ask why they would do that instead of targeting the Al-Qaeda terrorists and their allies who launch dozens and sometimes hundreds of hell cannon missiles into government held Aleppo every day.

The Congressional propaganda fest would not be complete without mention of the “White Helmets”. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said:

“We (previously) heard the testimony of Raed Saleh of the Syrian White Helmets. These are the doctors, nurses and volunteers who actually, when the bombs come, run towards the areas that have been hit in order to try to get the injured civilians medical treatment…They have lost over 600 doctors and nurses.”

This is more Congressional nonsense.

There are no nurses or doctors associated with the White Helmets. The organization was created by the USA and UK and heavily promoted by a “shady PR firm”. The White Helmets operate solely in areas controlled by Nusra and associated terrorist groups. They do some rescue work in the conflict zone but their main role is in the information war manipulating public opinion.

The White Helmets actively promote US/NATO intervention through a No Fly Zone. Recently the White Helmets has become a major source of claims of innocent civilian victims in east Aleppo. Given the clear history of the White Helmets, these claims should be treated with skepticism. What exactly is the evidence?

The same skepticism needs to be applied to video and other reports from the Aleppo Media Center. AMC is a creation of the Syrian Expatriates Organization whose address on K Street, Washington DC indicates it is a US marketing operation.

What is really going on?

The campaign to overthrow the Syrian government is failing and there is possibility of a victory for the Syrian government and allies. The previous flood of international jihadi recruits has dried up. The Syrian Army and allies are gaining ground militarily and negotiating settlements or re-locations with “rebels” who previously terrorized Homs, Darraya (outer Damascus) and elsewhere.

In Aleppo, the Syrian army and allies are tightening the noose around the armed opposition in east Aleppo. This has caused alarm among neoconservative lawmakers devoted to Israel, Saudi Arabia and U.S. empire. They are desperate to prevent the Syrian government from finally eliminating the terrorist groups which the West and allies have promoted for the past 5+ years.

“Pro Israel” groups have been major campaigners for the passage of HR5732. The name of Simon Wiesenthal is even invoked in the resolution. With crocodile tears fully flowing, Rabbi Lee Bycel wrote “Where is the Conscience of the World?” as he questioned why the “humanitarian” HR5732 was not passed earlier.

Israeli interests are one of the primary forces sustaining and promoting the conflict. Syria is officially at war with Israel which continues to occupy the Syrian Golan Heights; Syria has been a key ally of the Lebanese resistance; and Syria has maintained its alliance with Iran.

In 2010 Secretary of State Clinton urged Syria to break relations with Hezbollah, reduce relations with Iran and come to settlement with Israel. The Syrian refusal to comply with these Washington demands was instrumental in solidifying Washington’s hostility.

Congressional proponents of HR5732 make clear the international dimension of the conflict. Royce explains:

“It is Russia, it is Hezbollah, that are the primary movers of death and destruction…it is the IRGC fighters from Iran.”

Engel echoes the same message:

“Yes, we want to go after Assad’s partners in violence…along with Iranian and Hezbollah forces.”

These statements are in contrast with the analysis of some writers who believe Israel is not deeply opposed to the Damascus government. For example Phyllis Bennis recently wrote that belief in an “arc of resistance” has been “long debunked” and that “the Syrian regime …. often plays a useful role for US and Israeli interests.”

It’s remarkable that this faulty analysis continues to be propounded. In words and deeds Israel has made its position on Syria crystal clear. Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren explained in an interview:

“We always wanted [President] Bashar Assad to go, we always preferred the bad guys who weren’t backed by Iran to the bad guys who were backed by Iran … the greatest danger to Israel is by the strategic arc that extends from Tehran, to Damascus to Beirut. And we saw the Assad regime as the keystone in that arc.”

These statements have been fully backed up by Israeli actions bombing Syrian positions in southern Syria and providing medical treatment for Nusra/Al-Qaeda and other armed opposition fighters.

What Will Happen Now?

If the Syrian government and allies continue to advance in Aleppo, Deir Ezzor, outer Damascus and the south, the situation will come to a head. The enemies of Syria – predominately the USA, Gulf Countries, NATO and Israel – will come to a decision point. Do they intervene directly or do they allow their regime project to collapse?

HR5732 is an effort to prepare for direct intervention and aggression.

One thing is clear from the experience of Libya: Neoconservatives do not care if they leave a country in chaos. The main objective is to destabilize and overthrow a government which is too independent. If the USA and allies cannot dominate the country, then at least they can destroy the contrary authority and leave chaos.

What is at stake in Syria is whether the USA and allies – Israel, Saudi Arabia, etc. are able to destroy the last secular and independent Arab country in the region and whether the US goal of being the sole superpower in the world prevails.

The rushed passing of HR5732 without debate is indicative that:

– “regime change” proponents have not given up their war on Syria;
– they seek to escalate US aggression;
– the US Congress is a venue where blatant lies are said with impunity and where violent actions are advanced behind a cynical and amoral veneer of “humanitarianism” and crocodile tears.

http://theduran.com/the-washington-post-names-the-duran-rt-zerohedge-drudge-and-ron-paul-as-russian-fake-news-outlets/

First class assessment imo although the Israeli regime and its influence on the British and US regimes, Sauds, Qataris and the insurgents is unstressed.

 
 
 
clothcapclothcap on November 26th, 2016 11:42 pm (UTC)
What is commonly understood by the term " politician"
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Someone that lies and deceives
- for personal gain through legal although unfair (insider info etc), payola and pork (physical and meta...),
- under threat of revelations of indiscretions (paedos, gays, bigamists, drug abusers, alcos, murderers etc),
- through misplaced loyalty to freemason grand masters whose religion is the same as the Talmudic NWO extremists, (zios) and zionist agents. Does that last encompass usurers or should they be a separate item?
- jobsworth reasons

The zios that seek the end of the planet believing it has to happen before it can be reborn seem to be having a last go at starting a world war. The a holes that can't see past the end of their next paycheck are helping them.

Edited at 2016-11-27 10:57 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 27th, 2016 12:01 am (UTC)
Surreality.
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I appear to be an anochrism. I can add, subtract and multiply rapidly. Kids need a calculator. I can hold my attention for some length on a subject, young'uns can't. I can accept some measure of distaste in others' behaviour while maintaining them as friends, young'uns are less tolerant and aggressive at times. Drugs are available 24-7 courtesy of the security services no doubt, with designer GM weed that failed to become addictive but lacking the CBD antcancer element. No one is teaching morals.
What else are people prepared to lose?
Who to throw tomatoes at? Politicians first then work up.
clothcapclothcap on November 27th, 2016 12:17 am (UTC)
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If my hunch is correct, I give mrs m a smiley.
And both sides.

Edited at 2016-11-30 10:57 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 27th, 2016 12:28 am (UTC)
WTF are they doing to paradise?
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The split I thought was inter organisational is increasingly seeming in-family with one going the Rockefeller way, t'other going all oriental silky in a non-neanderthal way. A division with Netanyahu remaining neutral while bombing and nuking Syrians.
Let's hope those of us born immune to the deception tequniques come to understand the struggle for control of the tax stock at the expense of the tax stock.

WTF are they doing to paradise? Changing the atmosphere.

Edited at 2016-12-01 01:03 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 27th, 2016 01:02 am (UTC)
Out of the box?
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We seem to have been caught up in a speed-up phase paid for by us yet controlled by a few decision makers.
Sanity and self-preservation increasingly suppressed must terminate the AI potential now. A planet sized brain with a self-preservation instinct wouldn't give anyone's concept of god even a glimmer.
Hackers if not streets ahead must localise groups with narrow gates between. Always have the off switch handy for any given group. I'm probably behind the times saying this but whad'ya expect? Just my brain here and I'm only a clothcap after all. Its all accelerating and the zio fanatics are going for a nuclear solution. Before any inauguration and the calls for recounts are part of the plan to give the NATO- Russia battle time to be made to happen?
Sandy Hook was taken from a film, which film is this scenario taken from, on the beach?

Edited at 2016-11-30 10:47 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 27th, 2016 01:17 am (UTC)
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Just while Castro is in the news, Cuba developed cures for 2 types of cancer over 10 years ago, available in EU contries for years, e.g. Spain. Unheard of in the zio run Britain except for a Telegraph article.

https://www.rt.com/news/368298-castro-assassination-attempts-cia/

https://www.rt.com/news/368267-world-leaders-castro-condolences/

Although a politician, he didn't excessively abuse the PRIVILEGE. Cared more about his people than most in our toilet of humanity.

Edited at 2016-11-27 11:05 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 28th, 2016 04:23 pm (UTC)
Russia Today News
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Space 360: RT reveals first-ever 4K panoramic view of Earth from aboard ISS
https://www.rt.com/news/367594-space-360-iss-panorama-cupola/
For the comments.

Putin: Russia's ban on Western foods will last 'as long as possible'
https://www.rt.com/news/367805-putin-west-food-ban/

UN chemical watchdog refused to send experts to Aleppo under Western pressure – Lavrov
https://www.rt.com/news/367797-lavrov-chemical-weapons-aleppo/

Twitter fuming after CNN puts neo-Nazi statement ‘if Jews are people’ on screen
https://www.rt.com/viral/367766-cnn-jews-people-reaction/

Israel's ‘imminent’ village demolition leaves 700 Bedouin residents in limbo (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
https://www.rt.com/news/367857-bedouin-village-israel-demolition/

Modern alchemy: Russian scientists discover how to extract gold from coal
https://www.rt.com/news/367821-coal-gold-technology-russia/

Swedish military plunders museums to bring back Cold War missile system
RT News 21 Nov, 2016
The Swedish military, which disbanded its coastal artillery back in 2000, has now realized that the land-based systems must be returned to service.
The Kustrobotbatteri 90 was the only launcher the country ever produced that was capable of firing Saab Robotsystem 15 (RBS-15) anti-ship missiles from shore.
Restoring the missile system called for a creative approach from the armed forces, Rear Admiral Thomas Engevall said.
More https://www.rt.com/news/367689-sweden-anti-ship-missile/
After the black nobility-zio-NATO instigated WWIII ends, they'll be raiding the museum for spears and bows and arrows. Why do humans let a few damaged people do this to the planet?

The 1% plotting to halt Brexit & bring back Tony Blair, leaked memo suggests
https://www.rt.com/uk/367841-eu-army-ratification-brexit/

Ex-PM John Major: Brexit terms can’t be decided by ‘tyranny of majority’ - (it used to be called Democracy)
‘Yet another former prime minister has come out arguing Brexit does not necessarily mean Brexit and that the referendum result could still be overturned.
https://www.rt.com/uk/368194-john-major-brexit-stop/
Demonstrating the loyalty of previous PMs and their regimes is with the robber barons, the moneyed, psyco and genocidal NWO zionists, the Pilgrims with their Bilderberg as caretaker global government. The tyranny of the minority (aka 0.00001%) must be maintained by all our traitors that pretend to represent us.


Edited at 2016-11-28 06:29 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 28th, 2016 04:34 pm (UTC)
The Duran
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Ron Paul gives his list of “fake news” media outlets that sold fake wars and fake politicians
This list contains the culprits who told us that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction and lied us into multiple bogus wars.
http://theduran.com/ron-paul-gives-his-list-of-fake-news-media-outlets-that-sold-fake-wars-and-fake-politicians/

“Merkel and Obama are in denial”. Nigel Farage says Austria and Italy are next [Video]
Nigel Farage says Angela Merkel and Barack Obama are in denial over the people’s repeated rejection of the establishment.
http://theduran.com/merkel-and-obama-are-in-denial-nigel-farage-says-austria-and-italy-are-next-video/

John Kirby quotes terrorists to lie about Russia
John Kirby’s latest insane outburst against RT’s Gayane Chichakyan was worse than rude, it was deception. His lies were derived from reports by a well-known terrorist syndicate called The White Helmets.
http://theduran.com/john-kirby-quotes-terrorists-to-lie-about-russia/

Will Nigel Farage be the next UK ambassador to the US?
After weeks of the British establishment laughing at Nigel Farage, Donald Trump has suggested that Farage would make a terrific UK Ambassador to America.
http://theduran.com/will-nigel-farage-be-the-next-uk-ambassador-to-the-us/

Donald Trump will not lock up crooked Hillary, feels that Clinton has “been through enough”
Morning Joe reports Trump won’t pursue investigation of Hillary Clinton over private email server
http://theduran.com/donald-trump-will-not-lock-up-crooked-hillary-feels-that-clinton-has-been-through-enough/
Donald's long standing friend Hillary...

Internet blows up over bizarre video showing White Helmets doing ‘mannequin challenge’ (VIDEO)
A bizarre video purportedly shows The White Helmets staging a rescue effort. The plot thickens against a group of miscreants who have all ready been widely exposed.
http://theduran.com/internet-blows-up-over-bizarre-video-showing-white-helmets-doing-mannequin-challenge/

CONFIRMED: War criminal Tony Blair is plotting his return to UK politics
Tony Blair is looking to return to UK politics to influence the Government’s approach to Brexit.
http://theduran.com/confirmed-war-criminal-tony-blair-is-plotting-his-return-to-uk-politics/
Humanity, Britain and our enemy. A proven liar, deceiver, war monger and war criminal. Dedicated servant of satan no doubt.

Here’s why reports of intentional hospital bombings in Syria are false
As Western governments and the Western media once again bring p the subject of intentional Syrian and Russian bombing of hospitals, the facts remain uncorroborated by actual reporters on the ground.
http://theduran.com/heres-why-reports-of-intentional-hospital-bombings-in-syria-are-false/
clothcapclothcap on November 28th, 2016 06:30 pm (UTC)
RT Op-Edge
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Will Erdogan's Turkey bring down the European Union?
Many have wondered which EU country would start its own Brexit and bring about the collapse of the EU. In the event, it is Turkey which threatens the project with its ‘no confidence’ vote. Erdogan has had enough of the EU.
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367833-turkey-poised-destroy-europe/

Who's the idiot? Henry Jackson Society & the resurgence of McCarthyism
What we are witnessing is a push back against the closed group-think of the political elite, and they don't like it, says Annie Machon, former MI5 officer, who is also joined by Marcus Papadopoulos, Martin McCauley, John Wight and George Galloway.
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367807-henry-jackson-uk-mccarthyism/

‘German provocations against Russia unthinkable without US support’
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367838-germany-weapons-politics-trump/

Who will tell the people: Russian institute exposes Western media lies
Moscow-based Institute of Oriental Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences (IVRAN) presented a devastating report about the lies of the Western mainstream media about Syria.
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367817-russian-institute-exposes-western-media/

UK journalists slam Russia for Big Brother spying laws – but keep mum as same laws get passed in UK
The greatest invasion of privacy known to the British people is about to come into force, allowing spy agencies to access your cellphone and monitor your internet traffic. But why are British journalists and MPs staying remarkably hush-hush about it?
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367537-uk-russia-spying-laws/

‘Fake news’ & ‘post-truth’ politics? What about those Iraqi WMDs?
The Oxford Dictionaries have named 'post-truth' as the word of the year. ‘Fake news’ and ‘post-truth’ politics have been blamed for both the Brexit vote in the UK and the victory of Donald Trump in America.
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367625-fake-news-post-truth-iraqi-wmds/

Article by Sergey Lavrov: Collectivism and Connectivity at the heart of APEC
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/367526-asia-pacific-region-tendencies/
clothcapclothcap on November 28th, 2016 11:00 pm (UTC)
A Syrian's Perspective
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HUGE SYRIAN ARMY REINFORCEMENTS TO EAST ALEPPO FOR THE LIBERATION!!; OVER 50+ ISIS RODENTS KILLED IN ALEPPO’S DAYR HAAFIR; KHAAN AL-SHAYKH LIBERATED; ALQAEDA SURRENDERS ALL POSITIONS
November 21st, 2016
ALEPPO: I told you so. Over 13,000 new troops are being sent to the Aleppo front with the sole mission to exterminate every slithering rodent and snake inside East Aleppo. And this is something new for you: Last Thursday, the people of East Aleppo rose up in a massive demonstration to get the rodents out
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/huge-syrian-army-reinforcements-to-east-aleppo-for-the-liberation-over-50-isis-rodents-killed-in-aleppos-dayr-haafir-khaan-al-shaykh-liberated-alqaeda-surrenders-all-positions.html

DAHIYET AL ASSAD COMPLETELY LIBERATED, RUSSIA CONFIRMS THE USE BY THE US BACKED “MODERATE” TERRORISTS OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES IN THE BATTLE OF 1070 APARTMENT COMPLEX.
November 12th, 2016
“Exclusive to Syrper” by Canthama Aleppo On Friday, the SAA and allied forces stormed the districts of Minyaan and Dhaahiyat Al-Assad. The former was subjected to a long 72-hour battle with back-and-forth actions, but yesterday, the Republican Guard and the Desert Hawks fighting forces broke the terrorists’ defensive lines thus allowing them to quickly…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/dahiyet-al-assad-completely-liberated-russia-confirms-the-use-by-the-us-backed-moderate-terrorists-of-prohibited-substances-in-the-battle-of-1070-apartment-complex.html

OVER 100 RODENTS DIE IN AL-ASSAD SUBURB IN ALEPPO AFTER ITS LIBERATION; KHAAN AL-SHAYKH READY TO FALL TO THE SAA; SLEEPER CELL CLOSED DOWN IN HAMA
November 12th, 2016
ALEPPO: The count is encouraging. During the battle to retake the Dhaahiyat Al-Assad suburb, the Syrian Army confirmed killing 32 rodents from the Harakat Nooreddeen Al-Zangi, 81 Nusra/Alqaeda vermin and 10 Al-Hizb Al-Turkistaani vultures. With MInyaan now liberated, too, the only Aleppan issue to be resolved is the struggling rats inside the eastern flank of…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/over-100-rodents-die-in-al-assad-suburb-in-aleppo-after-its-liberation-khaan-al-shaykh-ready-to-fall-to-the-saa-sleeper-cell-closed-down-in-hama.html

RUN, RODENT, RUN! THEY’RE COMING TO GET YOU IN ALEPPO! 24 HOUR WARNING HAS RUN OUT AND THE BATTLE HAS BEGUN
November 13th, 2016
HAMA: Tallat Buraydeej: In the northwest rural area of Hama, Jaysh Al-Nasr and Tajammu’ Al-‘Izza, tried to occupy checkpoints of the SAA but were decimated during the dawn of Monday, November 14, 2016. 3 pickups with 23mm cannons were destroyed along with 2 transport trucks containing weapons and ammunition. Hilfaayaa: Citizens have informed…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/run-rodent-run-theyre-coming-to-get-you-in-aleppo-24-hour-warning-has-run-out-and-the-battle-has-begun.html

RUSSIA KILLS 30+ RATS IN IDLIB, 3 OF WHOM WERE MAJOR FIELD COMMANDERS; SYRIAN ARMY ADVANCES IN ALEPPO AMIDST HUGE DEMONSTRATIONS TO RID CITY OF TERRORIST RODENTS; BRANDON TARGETED BY MSM HYPOCRISY
November 17th, 2016
IDLIB: It’s official. The Russian Aircraft Carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, and the Kaliber Missile carrying frigate, the Admiral Gregorovitch, are in action over Idlib, Homs and Aleppo. Yesterday, the Gregorovitch fired at least 5 Kaliber cruise missiles at terrorist concentrations in Ma’arrat Al-Nu’maan, Binnish, Saraaqib, striking at mainly Nusra/Alqaeda and Jaysh Al-Fath infrastructure. That means they…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/russia-kills-30-rats-in-idlib-3-of-whom-were-major-field-commanders-syrian-army-advances-in-aleppo-amidst-huge-demonstrations-to-rid-city-of-terrorist-rodents-brandon-targeted-by-msm-hypocrisy.html

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clothcapclothcap on November 28th, 2016 11:51 pm (UTC)
You're Calling Us the Aggressors? - Vladimir Putin
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By Jaymie Icke on 22 October 2016 GMT
David's Picks, Useless Media, War and Terror
The BBC’s John Simpson asks Russian President Vladimir Putin if “Russia will continue with these Cold War Antics”.
In the West the Mass Mainstream Media Demonisation of Russia is reaching fever pitch, and with this answer from the President, some perspective on the current situation regarding the tensions in the World and who is and isn’t the real “Aggressors” behind the situation.
Vid
https://www.davidicke.com/article/390035/youre-calling-us-aggressors-vladimir-putin
https://www.facebook.com/TheDailyPolitik/videos/998423566946502/
clothcapclothcap on November 29th, 2016 12:00 am (UTC)
WHITE HELMETS CAUGHT FABRICATING ON TAPE!
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SYRIAN ARMY’S NEW FIFTH ARMY CORPS BEING ASSEMBLED TO EXTERMINATE RODENTS! TULSI GABBARD: GIANT IN AMERICAN POLITICS
November 23rd, 2016
ALEPPO: We can confirm that the SAA is moving deeply into the Hanaanu Housing Project. We can tell our readers that the operation in the northeast suburb has taken the lives of over 100 Nusra and Zangi rodents and promises to open many doors into the city allowing our new army to exterminate every rodent breathing.
Map
The High Command of the Syrian Armed Forces has announced the creation of Syria’s new 5th Army. Advertisements for volunteers have been published. The new Army will be made up of 3 divisions all tasked with frontal attack capabilities. The only males who are not eligible for service are those who are under the age of 18 years; those who have avoided military service; those with criminal records.

NEW YORK CITY: SAMANTHA POWER AT THE UNITED NATIONS. IMBECILES UNITE! ANNOUNCES NAMES OF SYRIAN HEROES AS CRIMINALS. HILARIOUS!
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BURBANK STUDIOS IN LOS ANGELES:
Image. White helmeted terrorists ride their white donkeys into battle. The donkey was also nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize – a historical first


VIDEO OF THE DAY: WATCH THE NOBEL-PRIZE CANDIDATES OF THE WHITE HELMETS PUT TOGETHER AN HILARIOUS PIECE OF STAGED PROPAGANDA FOR VIEWERS. PAY ATTENTION TO THE PERSONS IN THE PHOTO AND THEN, WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW. IT’LL HAVE YOU LAUGHING YOUR HEADS OFF. MAKE IT VIRAL:
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DAMASCUS: At the Khaan Al-Shaykh refugee camp, the rodents are fighting amongst each other regarding terms of withdrawal. With this in mind, the SAA has committed itself to another 48 hour cease fire to give the vermin a chance to come to terms or die. The rodents are trying to negotiate a path out of the area to Der’ah Province. The SAA has rejected any such compromise. The reason why these particular rodents want to snuggle up to the Jordanian border is because that’s where the Americans provide them with their paychecks and that’s where MOK is located. How clever. The SAA says “No way!”. They are being permitted to leave for Idlib only. That’s the end of the negotiation. You see, we want them to gather together in Idlib so we can exterminate them right before Erdoghan’s eyes.
As of right now, the SAA is on the verge of liberating Muqayliba, Al-Tayyiba, Al-Husayniyya, Zaakiya. It’s only a matter of hours. The rodents tried to regain lost territory yesterday by mounting their last assault from the town of Sukayk. Their attack was foiled easily. 22 rodents were killed or wounded. The SAA suffered no casualties.
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NEWS AND COMMENT:
Turkish Parliament tries to legalize rape of children. Isn’t that as you would expect from Erdoghan?
https://www.yahoo.com/news/turkey-pm-says-withdrawing-controversial-child-sex-conviction-071444708.html

READ JOHN ESQ’S EMAILED ARTICLE ABOUT THAT WONDERFUL WOMAN, TULSI GABBARD, A CONGRESSWOMAN WHO SERVED TWO TOURS IN IRAQ AND WHO OPPOSES THE IDIOTIC POLICIES OF THAT DEGENERATE, BARACK OBAMA:
Press Releases
Gabbard Statement on Meeting with President-Elect Donald Trump
November 21, 2016
New York, NY—U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today released the following statement on her meeting with President-elect Donald Trump regarding Syria
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Write to her to show support. Ziad

More http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/white-helmets-caught-fabricating-on-tape-syrian-armys-new-fifth-army-corps-being-assembled-to-exterminate-rodents-tulsi-gabbard-giant-in-american-politics.html
clothcapclothcap on November 29th, 2016 12:18 am (UTC)
And a few more, to date
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SYRIAN ARMY KILLS 3 TURK SOLDIERS AND WOUNDS 10 IN AL-BAAB! SYRIAN ARMY EXTERMINATES RAT LEADERSHIP IN ALEPPO; ZANGI GROUP LEADERLESS!; KHAAN AL-SHAYKH TO BE RAT-FREE WITHIN 7 DAYS – 400 RATS SURRENDER FOR AMNESTY
November 24th, 2016
If you want to know why the rodents are revving up the media blitz in Aleppo, just look at their losses and the Syrian Army’s advance into the Hanaanu Residential Area. Yesterday, rodent supporters, the few left, posed for photos holding the French mandate flag in front of them begging for international help. Needless to…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/syrian-army-kills-3-turk-soldiers-and-wounds-10-in-al-baab-syrian-army-exterminates-rat-leadership-in-aleppo-zangi-group-leaderless-khaan-al-shaykh-to-be-rat-free-within-7-days-400-rats-surrend.html

HANAANU AREA LIBERATED COMPLETELY BY SYRIAN ARMY!; SYRIAN AIR FORCE BLASTS NUSRA/ALQAEDA CONVOY NORTH OF ALEPPO KILLING AND WOUNDING HUNDREDS!; SYRIAN ARMY LEVELS MEETING OF JAYSH AL-ISLAM TERRORISTS KILLING ALL LEADERS
November 26th, 2016
ALEPPO: The Syrian government is holding off the announcement of the total liberation of Hanaanu Residencies until engineering units certify that all IEDs and mines have been neutralized. Some news sources are claiming that the SAA liberated “most” of Hanaanu. That’s not what we have received from sources on the ground who inform us that…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/hanaanu-area-liberated-completely-by-syrian-army-syrian-air-force-blasts-nusraalqaeda-convoy-north-of-aleppo-killing-and-wounding-hundreds-syrian-army-levels-meeting-of-jaysh-al-islam-terrorists.html

JABAL BADRU NOW FREE OF RATS AS ARMY EXPANDS ITS REACH INTO NEW AREAS WHILE HUNDREDS ESCAPE THE RODENT SCOURGE; 5 AMERICANS KILLED IN KURDISH BASE IN AL-HASAKA AFTER EXPLOSION–TOTAL SECRECY AS OBAMA TRIES TO HIDE HIS LOSSES;
November 27th, 2016
ALEPPO: Once the Hanaanu Residencies fell into the hands of the Syrian Arab Army, it was a sure bet other areas would follow. We can now confirm that the last member of the Harakat Nooreddeen Al-Zangi criminals has departed Jabal Badru and are now being pursued and targeted for extermination by elements of the PDC…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/jabal-badru-now-free-of-rats-as-army-expands-its-reach-into-new-areas-while-hundreds-escape-the-rodent-scourge-5-americans-killed-in-kurdish-base-in-al-hasaka-after-explosion-total-secrecy-as.html

TERRORISTS’ COLLAPSE & DEFEAT. THE SAA AND ALLIES HEADING FOR TOTAL VICTORY
November 28th, 2016
“Exclusive to Syrper” by Canthama Aleppo After the liberation of Hanaanu Residencies, Ardh Al-Hamraa` and Jabal Badru on Saturday and early Sunday, it was expected that the terrorists’ defensive lines would be under great pressure. But, what followed was an unprecedented collapse of their defenses inside northeastern Aleppo. The terrorists were not able to…
http://syrianperspective.com/2016/11/terrorists-collapse-defeat-the-saa-and-allies-heading-for-total-victory.html

I'm happy for the democratic Syrian majority and their army.
The BBC came the closest ever to mentioning terrorists and insurgents in the same paragraph. Paraphrasing, "...It is known that AQ affiliated groups are in E. Aleppo [or was it Mosul, Iraq?] where Britain also supports some rebels."
The war by any means whores are getting desperate.
Parliament's psyco's and genocidalists' spokespeople, "our" reps want to assist AQ and ISIS by sending in our jets. Our defence force.
The problem is that the British supported rebels and terrorists are using the locals as human shields.

Edited at 2016-11-30 11:30 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 29th, 2016 12:54 am (UTC)
More from RT
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Militants used mustard gas against civilians in Syria – Russian defense experts
Russian Defense Ministry experts said that a chemical agent that was found in an unexploded mortar shell and later used in a militant attack on a village in Aleppo Governorate, was indeed mustard gas, according to a ministry statement.
https://www.rt.com/news/368315-militants-mustard-gas-syria/

‘Ten times’ more effective than nukes: Iran weighs creation of naval bases in Syria, Yemen
Iran is considering having naval bases on the coasts of Yemen and Syria, the Iranian chief of the general staff told a gathering of senior navy commanders, adding that the measure would have a great deterrent effect.
https://www.rt.com/news/368306-iran-bases-syria-yemen/

CrossTalk
'CrossTalk' is RT's flagship program. This TV debate experience presents hot-topic discussions on...
Fake news
It is called fake news and we are told it is dangerous. Maybe we can agree on this. But let there be no mistake – it is governments and mainstream media that have peddled fake news for decades. And this is being challenged.
Vid https://www.rt.com/shows/crosstalk/368122-mainstream-media-fake-news/
clothcapclothcap on November 29th, 2016 12:57 am (UTC)
Trump Appoints Fox News Analyst, CFR member and Ex-Kissenger Staff Spokesperson as Deputy National S

Trump Appoints Fox News Analyst, CFR member and Ex-Kissenger Staff Spokesperson as Deputy National Security Adviser
https://www.davidicke.com/article/394708/trump-appoints-fox-news-analyst-cfr-member-ex-kissenger-staff-spokesperson-deputy-national-security-adviser
Which, keep your friends close, enemies closer? A Soros witch, replacing any of the other 3 we know about, Power, Clinton and Rice, or in addition to?
clothcapclothcap on November 29th, 2016 01:41 am (UTC)
Italy's troubled Monte dei Paschi bank faces billions in legal claims
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RT Business 28 Nov, 2016
Italy’s third-largest and the world’ oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi de Siena is facing potential legal claims for more than €8 billion ($8.5 billion) in a series of civil lawsuits, Reuters reported.
The ailing bank has already set aside €627 million to cover claims.
On Monday, the Italian market watchdog approved the bank’s capital raising plan. Monte dei Paschi was acknowledged as Europe's weakest major bank in July industry stress tests and wants to raise €5 billion through a debt swap and share sale.
Details https://www.rt.com/business/368449-italian-bank-legal-claims/
The banks are failing. The cellarman's shuffle where stock is moved around may keep the investors from bailing out for a short time. Is the digital currency in place ready to be slid in as insidiously as something out of Common Purpose, in replacement for debt currency with the same bankster middlemen ripping us off every second of every day, generationally enabled by "our" reps.
clothcapclothcap on November 29th, 2016 10:51 am (UTC)
More from RT
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Evidence of Russian interference in US presidential election ‘just not there’
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/368431-trump-election-russia-interference/
30 something % of the US Time survey participants want Putin as person of the year.

Syrian delegation to Ireland will highlight role of EU sanctions in killing women & children
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/368459-syrian-delegation-ireland-visit/

Envoy blasts OSCE resolution targeting Russian media as discriminatory
https://www.rt.com/politics/368135-envoy-blasts-osce-resolution-targeting/

‘Year zero of modern era’: WikiLeaks releases more than 500k US diplomatic cables from 1979
https://www.rt.com/usa/368438-wikileaks-release-1979-cables/
I thought year zero was the year Cromwell succumbed to Dutch bankers' wooing.

Russian senator promises nuclear response to NATO expansion
Politics 25 Nov, 2016
In response to NATO’s efforts to enlist new member-countries, a member of the defense and security committee for Russia’s Upper House has said that Russia will target any sites it considers to be a threat with nuclear weapons.
“In reply to NATO’s aggressive actions, to the alliance’s attempts to draw more and more nations into their orbit, there will be a harsh and unambiguous response from Russia’s side. We will aim our weapons, including the nuclear ones, at any of the alliance’s site that would threaten us, wherever these sites are placed,” RIA Novosti quoted Senator Franz Klintsevich as saying. The senator also explained that by nuclear weapons he meant both stationary land-based systems, and mobile weapons, including sea- and air-based systems.
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The first group of Russian aircraft from the Hmeimim Airbase departs for home bases in Russia. © Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation No permanent strategic bombers & nukes in Syria but Khmeimim base to be enlarged – Russian senator
Vladimir Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters on Friday that Klintsevich’s position was understandable, but also warned against jumping to hasty conclusions.
“Russian lawmakers have the right for own opinion, they are vividly reacting to international events, to NATO’s expansion towards Russian borders, and to the expansion of NATO’s military infrastructure. This makes their position understandable,” Peskov said. At the same time, he noted that, according to the Russian Constitution, lawmakers cannot determine the country’s foreign policy, as that is solely the president’s prerogative.
https://www.rt.com/politics/368146-russian-senator-promises-nuclear-response/

IDF strikes ISIS compound in Syria after militants’ 1st cross-border attack
News
The IDF ordered an airstrike on Islamic State’s facility in the south of the Syrian Golan Heights after militants opened small arms and mortar fire on an Israeli patrol on Sunday. Local media said it was the first encounter between the two sides.
An IDF spokesman said that the Monday airstrike targeted “an abandoned military facility, which was previously used by the United Nations and served as a location for [Islamic State or IS, formerly] ISIS to consolidate their offensive forces and operations near the border,” according to the Jerusalem Post.
The military said the bombing came in retaliation to the IS-linked attack on Sunday and was aimed at preventing militants from returning to the compound which would pose “a substantial threat in the area.”
More https://www.rt.com/news/368437-isis-attack-israeli-forces/

Edited at 2016-11-29 10:29 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 30th, 2016 10:30 pm (UTC)
Truther sites branded as Russian propaganda
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Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist From a New, Hidden, and Very Shady Group
By Ben Norton, Glenn Greenwald
November 27, 2016 "Information Clearing House" - "The Intercept" - The Washington Post on Thursday night promoted the claims of a new, shadowy organization that smears dozens of U.S. news sites that are critical of U.S. foreign policy as being “routine peddlers of Russian propaganda.” The article by reporter Craig Timberg – headlined “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say” – cites a report by a new, anonymous website calling itself “PropOrNot,” which claims that millions of Americans have been deceived this year in a massive Russian “misinformation campaign.”
The group’s list of Russian disinformation outlets includes WikiLeaks and the Drudge Report, as well as Clinton-critical left-wing websites such as Truthout, Black Agenda Report, Truthdig and Naked Capitalism, as well as libertarian venues such as Antiwar.com and the Ron Paul Institute.
This Post report was one of the most widely circulated political news articles on social media over the last 48 hours, with dozens, perhaps hundreds, of U.S. journalists and pundits with large platforms hailing it as an earth-shattering exposé. It was the most-read piece on the entire Post website after it was published on Friday.
Yet the article is rife with obviously reckless and unproven allegations, and fundamentally shaped by shoddy, slothful journalistic tactics. It was not surprising to learn that, as BuzzFeed’s Sheera Frenkel noted, “a lot of reporters passed on this story.” Its huge flaws are self-evident. But the Post gleefully ran with it and then promoted it aggressively, led by its Executive Editor Marty Baron:
Continues http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article45927.htm
ICH says, "Proud To Say, ICH Made The List"
The list is here if you wish to bookmark the defamed sites.
It's gratifying to know the Russian pragmatist and the Assad gov are succeeding in destroying the US regime-CIA's ISIS and AQ in Aleppo
clothcapclothcap on November 30th, 2016 11:34 pm (UTC)
Jeremy Salt exposes ABC war propaganda on Syria
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Tim Anderson·at Facebook, 29 November 2016
Dr Jeremy Salt is one of Australia’s leading experts on the Middle East. He worked as an Associate Professor at Bilkent University (Turkey) for many years.
23 November 2016
Dear Sir/Ms,
I am writing with reference to the ‘Australian Story’ program, entitled ‘The Road from Damascus’, screened on November 21, 2016. The program dealt with the situation in the ‘rebel-held’ Syrian town of Madaya, not far from Damascus. The program succeeded in conveying the message of the suffering of civilians but even insofar as it went it lacked context and balance. The outside sources quoted included the Syrian American Medical Society and the Syria Campaign, both of which groups are aligned/embedded with ‘rebel’ forces in Syria. A third source was the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, a person whose extreme views on Syria are too well known to need recounting here.
The frequent references in the program to the ‘regime’ are consistent with mainstream media mis/representation since the beginning of this conflict. Syria does not have a ‘regime’. It has a government with voter support in presidential and parliamentary elections in recent years surpassing the percentage of voters who turned out for the recent American elections. Outside monitors from many countries confirm that these elections have been held fairly and without government intervention. The anti-government demonstrations to which your program refers were vastly outnumbered in 2012/2013 by the masses of people turning out in support of the government. Far from anti-government protests only turning violent because of the violence of the ‘regime’, as your program suggests, they were violent from their beginning in the southern city of Dara'a. Many police and soldiers were killed in the first weeks of this ‘uprising’ and while I have no firm evidence, it is my belief that the snipers firing into demonstrators, as mentioned by James Sadri, of the Syria Campaign, by implication government security forces, were in fact agents-provocateurs.
Sophie McNeill admits developing a close personal relationship with the main character in this Australian ‘story’, Khalid Naanaa. This clearly affected her ability to tell this story as it should have been told according to the standards of objective journalism. Mr Naanaa is presented as a well-meaning naif driven by good intentions and ending up providing medical assistance in the 'rebel-held' town of Madaya. The viewers were informed that ‘only now’ is he telling his story of ‘everything that happened in Syria’, which clearly he could not do, seeing that he was living either in Damascus or Madaya. This was sheer hyperbole. At one stage Mr Naanaa (a nurse and not a doctor) says he decided to treat any patient who came to see him in Madaya. His patients clearly included many children, but what we needed to know is whether he also treated wounded ‘rebels.’ My guess would be that he did, given that the ‘rebels’ control Madaya and would frequently be in need of medical services, but this question was not even asked. There is immediate sympathy for suffering children but what would have been the effect on viewers of seeing heavily bearded jihadists being treated by Mr Naanaa? The propaganda effect would certainly have been spoiled.
Your viewers were entitled to know who these loosely defined ‘rebels’ actually are, but Sophie McNeill did not take up this issue any more than she asked Mr Naanaa about his relationship with them. The answer to the question she did not ask about the ‘rebels’ holding Madaya is that they are members of one of the most violent takfiri/jihadist groups in Syria, Ahrar al Sham.
Full letter https://www.facebook.com/notes/tim-anderson/jeremy-salt-exposes-abc-war-propaganda-on-syria/10154212209791234
clothcapclothcap on November 30th, 2016 11:44 pm (UTC)
@maytham956
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Nov 28 Oslo, Norge
It is worth mentioning that the residents of the eastern neighborhoods of #Aleppo have been cooperating with the Syrian government


Meagan Macha ‏@MeaganMacha
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@maytham956 @joenaidhie THE WEST #MSM IS PURE EVIL !!!

maytham ‏@maytham956
Today at dawn, the air forces of the Israeli enemy launched 2 rockets from the Lebanese airspace that landed in AlSaboura in rural #Damascus
More https://twitter.com/maytham956/status/803163658931109888

Video Footage for 100s of civilians exiting the southeastern neighborhoods of #Aleppo towards #SAA locations in Badro
https://twitter.com/maytham956/status/803907193879822336

30 civilians were killed in terrorists' shelling on one of the humanitarian corridors to prevent the civilians from exiting eastern #Aleppo

#AlNusra terrorists are preventing the civilians from exiting from AlMaadi neighborhood in eastern #Aleppo to governoment controlled areas

Edited at 2016-11-30 11:48 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 30th, 2016 11:53 pm (UTC)
European Court of Justice has 'ultimate authority' on Article 50
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Yahoo
Sky News Faisal Islam, Political Editor - Exclusive 29 November 2016
The most senior British member of the European Court of Justice has told Sky News that the ECJ has "ultimate authority" over Article 50, the formal process to divorce the EU.
Advocate general Eleanor Sharpston QC said Luxembourg would not interfere with the Government's Supreme Court appeal against a ruling that the Brexit process cannot begin without a parliamentary vote.
However, she said the ECJ was "fully aware of the sensitivity and delicacy and constitutional importance of the issue" - anticipating that the Supreme Court may refer it for a hearing in the European court's 28-member chamber of judges, which includes one British judge.
When asked how quickly Article 50 could be ruled on in the event of a referral, she said: "If you look at what has happened in the past when we've had an accelerated procedure, the answer is probably given within four to eight months."
More https://uk.news.yahoo.com/european-court-justice-ultimate-authority-article-50-192300754.html
clothcapclothcap on December 1st, 2016 07:36 am (UTC)
Russia says most U.N. aid in Syria going to rebel-held areas
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Yahoo 30 November 2016
Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Andrew Osborn
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry complained on Wednesday that the issue of humanitarian aid in Syria was becoming increasingly politicised and said most U.N. help was going to areas controlled by anti-government rebels.
Maria Zakharova, the ministry's spokeswoman, said only 1 percent of U.N. aid was being directed to Deir al-Zor, where she said at least 200,000 people were trapped by Islamic State militants and in need of supplies.
By contrast, she said most U.N. aid was being sent to rebel-held areas, including areas controlled by the group previously known as Nusra Front.
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/russia-says-most-u-n-aid-syria-going-092558427.html
clothcapclothcap on December 1st, 2016 07:41 am (UTC)
Russia Today News
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Armed counter-terrorism police numbers boosted across London
UK 28 Nov, 2016
More overt and undercover counter-terrorism police will be patrolling London’s streets in the near future in order to spot those carrying out ‘hostile surveillance’ in preparation for crimes or acts of terrorism, the Metropolitan Police Service has announced.
https://www.rt.com/uk/368471- terrorism-police-london-numbers/
Militarisation of the regime's Police State's police.


Terminated: ‘Skynet’ nuclear apocalypse scenario may come true, warns Russia’s top arms official
News 28 Oct, 2016
The future of warfare involves increased use of robots, but putting a non-human in control of a nuclear arsenal is a scary scenario, believes Dmitry Rogozin, the deputy PM in charge of the Russian defense industry.
“Let’s consider the Hollywood movie ‘The Terminator’. Once humans realize they are incapable of acting fast enough, they delegate the decision over launching a retaliation nuclear strike to a machine, Skynet,” Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin said at a meeting with students of Tomsk Polytechnic University.
“A machine is a machine. Should we entrust one with such a sacred thing as the existence of humanity? I doubt that,” he added, saying he is “scared” of putting a machine in charge of nuclear weapons.
Read more
Russia’s heavy-lift Angara-A5 rocket © Russia’s A5V moon mission rocket may be replaced with new super-heavy-lift vehicle
The plot of ‘The Terminator’ sees the Skynet computer system go rogue and launch American ICBM’s at Russia and China, triggering a nuclear apocalypse. The fictional company later uses robots to subjugate and eradicate survivors, but human resistance forces eventually fight back.
https://www.rt.com/news/364563-robots-nuclear-strike-rogozin/
Linda, Summer, brilliant series. Hopefully not prophetic.
clothcapclothcap on December 1st, 2016 12:24 pm (UTC)
SYRIA: The Israel Lobby Enforce ‘Caesar Bill’ to Increase Collective Punishment of Syrian People
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November 23, 2016 By 21wire
Image: One of the genuine premature baby units in University Hospital, Latakia. These units are being devastatingly affected by US/EU sanctions. (Photo: Vanessa Beeley)
Rick Sterling Dissident Voice
Late in the day Tuesday November 15, Congress convened in special session. With normal rules suspended, they passed House Resolution 5732 the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act”. The resolution calls for intensifying already harsh sanctions on Syria, assessing implementation of No Fly Zone in Syria and escalating efforts to press criminal charges against Syrian officials.
HR5732 claims to promote a negotiated settlement in Syria but, as analyzed by Friends Committee for National Legislation, imposes preconditions which would actually make that more difficult.
There was 40 minutes of “debate” with six representatives (Royce, Engel, Ros-Lehtinen, Kildee, Smith, and Curbelo) speaking in favor of the resolution. There were few other Congressional representatives present in Congress. The House Foreign Affairs Committee stated that the resolution was passed “unanimously” without mentioning the special conditions.
The “Non Controversial” Resolution that could lead to World War III
According to wikipedia “Suspension of the rules is a procedure generally used to quickly pass non-controversial bills in the United States House of Representatives ….such as naming Post Offices…” In this case, the resolution calls for evaluating and developing plans for a “No Fly Zone” which is an act of war. This is obviously controversial and it seems clear the resolution should have been debated and discussed under normal rules with a normal amount of Congressional presence and debate.
Continues http://21stcenturywire.com/2016/11/23/syria-the-israel-lobby-enforce-caesar-bill-to-increase-collective-punishment-of-syrian-people/
H/t https://www.davidicke.com
clothcapclothcap on December 1st, 2016 12:58 pm (UTC)
Russia Today News
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Putin & Assad are our friends against terrorism, says new UKIP leader
Newly-elected UKIP leader Paul Nuttall believes Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Assad are “on our side” in Britain’s fight against Islamic extremism.
https://www.rt.com/uk/368567-nuttall-putin-assad-trump/

Russia’s ambassador to Britain calls on the two nations to do business as usual
The Russian ambassador to Britain will tell British businesses that “despite the well-known political situation,” the trade relationship between both nations is strong and set to last.
https://www.rt.com/uk/368599-ambassador-russian-british-business/

‘Beacon for despots everywhere’: Britain’s ‘extreme’ surveillance bill becomes law
Britain’s intelligence services have officially been given the most wide-ranging and privacy-invading mass surveillance powers in the world, according to critics, after the Investigatory Powers Act became law
https://www.rt.com/uk/368592-investigatory-powers-surveillance-snoopers/

Tony Blair did not deceive Parliament to take Britain into Iraq War, MPs rule
https://www.rt.com/uk/368735-tony-blair-iraq-parliament/
And after all he's been forgiven by a zio pope for following his instructions.
We need a revolution so we can give this a wipe to the Iraqi mothers.

Russian embassy berates Boris Johnson, says civilian lives at risk after calls for Syria ceasefire
https://www.rt.com/uk/368737-russia-boris-johnson-syria/
Enemy of Britain, its culture, religion and society.

Pro-Brexit Boris Johnson accused of privately supporting EU freedom of movement
https://www.rt.com/uk/368788-boris-johnson-free-movement/

Oil continues rally as Russia joins OPEC production cut
Business 1 Dec, 2016
Crude oil prices extended gains on Thursday on news the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) signed its first coordinated production cut in eight years and the biggest non-member producer Russia agreed to join.
While OPEC pledged to slash its output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) to 32.5 million, the deal also envisages a 600,000 bpd cut from producers outside the cartel, and Russia will contribute to half of it.
"This is a very important step for the global oil industry, aimed at restoring a healthy balance of supply and demand. It will keep the industry attractive for investments in the long term,” said Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak.
"We are optimistic about the agreement reached today and believe it to be a historically important event," said the Russian minister.
Oil prices were rising all day ahead of the November 30 announcement and continued to rally on Thursday, gaining over nine percent in two days.
Brent crude was trading at above $52 per barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate was seen around $50 per barrel.
“OPEC has delivered an agreement. Bulls got as much as could be hoped for...For the time being, oil prices have received a huge support," said Jason Gammel of US investment bank Jefferies, as quoted by Reuters.
Barclays has expressed skepticism, as the agreement only caps production, not exports.
"The outcome is consistent with... what OPEC production levels were expected to be in 2017 irrespective of the deal reached," said the British bank
More https://www.rt.com/business/368814-oil-prices-surge-opec-russia/
clothcapclothcap on December 1st, 2016 01:05 pm (UTC)
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Civilians fleeing eastern Aleppo receive Russian humanitarian aid
https://www.rt.com/in-vision/368778-aleppo-civilians-russian-humanitarian-aid/

‘Visa genocide’: Senior diplomat blasts European restrictions on Crimea residents
Russian politics 30 Nov, 2016
The EU’s ban on issuing visas to Russian citizens living in Crimea is a blatant violation of human rights, Russia’s deputy foreign minister has said, adding that the policy is an attempt to make ordinary people the hostages of a political agenda.
https://www.rt.com/politics/368675-visa-genocide-russian-diplomat-blasts/

CrossTalk: Reckless Jill?
Jill Stein’s call for a vote recount in three states is perplexing to say the least. No meaningful fraud has been claimed. And even Obama says the vote was free and fair from a cyber-security perspective. What does Jill want?
Vid https://www.rt.com/shows/crosstalk/368651-obama-cyber-security-us/
She has close connections with the Soros being.

Keiser Report: Episode 1000
Shows 1 Dec, 2016
Max and Stacy celebrate 1,000 episodes with special guests Steve Keen and Jim Rickards. They discuss how the meme wars began and where the battle goes. They look at how the show began with the Obama administration and ripens into its 1,000th episode in his last year having made The List.
Vid https://www.rt.com/shows/keiser-report/368784-episode-max-keiser-1000/
Congrats and thanks for many informative and entertaining episodes.

‘German funds given to Clinton Foundation should be returned, used to keep illegal migrants out’
They should just alert us to the nature of politics, why we don’t want political decisions being made in these kinds of areas, why we don’t want bribes being paid. I am glad for the exposure, Lew Rockwell, Editor of LewRockwell.com, told RT.
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/368578-german-hillary-payoffs-clinton-foundation/

Kremlin asks Erdogan to clarify ‘anti-Assad’ goals in Syria
News 30 Nov, 2016
‘Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement that his goal in Syria was to end the rule of Bashar Assad has caused consternation in the Kremlin, with officials saying it contradicted previous assurances and was out of sync with Moscow’s take on the situation.
“The statement was indeed news, this is a very serious statement. [It] is in discord with the previous [statements] in general and with our understanding of the situation,” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday.
“We hope that in the near future there will be explanations on this from our Turkish partners,” he said, adding that Russia is the only country whose armed forces are in Syria on a legitimate basis – at the direct request of the Syrian authorities.’
More https://www.rt.com/news/368739-erdogan-syria-assad-russia/
Aleppo is Syria's powerhouse, Erdogan covets the city and its oil and gas resources.

Edited at 2016-12-01 01:28 pm (UTC)