UN Had Evidence Syrian Rebel Chems Since May

Did you know that the United Nations has had evidence that the Syrian rebels have been using sarin gas against Syrian government forces since May? This was reported by Reuters and other major news organizations around the world, but there has been an almost total blackout of this information by the big corporate news outlets in the United States. So why are they keeping the truth from us? What you are about to read might really surprise you. The Syrian rebels have been caught red-handed with sarin gas in their possession, the UN has had evidence that the rebels have been using sarin gas for several months, and the Syrian rebels have even admitted that they were the ones that caused the deadly gas attack that the U.S. government is using as justification to attack Syria.

All the way back before the beginning of the summer, the UN has known that the rebels have been using sarin gas against forces loyal to Assad. The following is from a Reuters report that was published back in May…

U.N. human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria’s civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent sarin, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.

The United Nations independent commission of inquiry on Syria has not yet seen evidence of government forces having used chemical weapons, which are banned under international law, said commission member Carla Del Ponte.

“Our investigators have been in neighboring countries interviewing victims, doctors and field hospitals and, according to their report of last week which I have seen, there are strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof of the use of sarin gas, from the way the victims were treated,” Del Ponte said in an interview with Swiss-Italian television.

“This was use on the part of the opposition, the rebels, not by the government authorities,” she added, speaking in Italian.

But that was not even the first mention of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian rebels in the international press. Haaretz reported back on March 24th that it appeared that the Syrian rebels were using crude chemical weapons against Assad…

The explosion claimed the lives of Syrian Armed Forces soldiers who are apparently loyal to Assad, and the Syrian government was quick to demand an international investigation of the incident. These two facts would indicate that Assad’s forces were not behind the attack.

In addition, from what has been released of the physical and medical evidence, it seems that some of the injuries were caused by chlorine. While chlorine gas has been used in the past as a weapon, mainly in the First World War, the chemical arsenals of nations developing these weapons have for decades focused mainly on mustard gas and various types of nerve agents, which, had they been used last week, would have caused different symptoms that were not observed.

It appears that the target of the attack was a checkpoint manned by Syrian Armed Forces, which reinforces the theory that rebel forces, probably jihadists known to be operating around Aleppo, were behind it. A report by Britain’s Channel Four, based on Syrian military sources, claims that the weapon used in the attack may have been a missile carrying a warhead filled with chlorine mixed into a saline solution. The Syrian source also said that a factory that manufactures chlorine is located nearby.
In June, Turkish forces actually seized a large cylinder of sarin gas from Syrian rebels along the border between Turkey and Syria…

Russia has called on Turkey to share its findings in the case of Syrian rebels who were seized on the Turkish-Syrian border with a 2kg cylinder full of nerve gas sarin.
And there is lots of video evidence that rebels have been repeatedly using chemical weapons that were manufactured in Saudi Arabia during the Syrian civil war. If you doubt this, just check out this article.

That brings us to the horrible chemical weapon attack which resulted in so many deaths that the United States is apparently so concerned about.

The U.S. claims that the Syrian rebels do not have the capacity for such at attack and that therefore it must have been the work of Syrian government forces, but those on the ground have discovered a whole host of evidence to the contrary.

For example, Dale Gavlak, a reporter that has worked for the AP, NPR and the BBC, has conducted numerous interviews with rebel fighters that openly admit that the chemical attack was carried out by rebel forces…

However, from numerous interviews with doctors, Ghouta residents, rebel fighters and their families, a different picture emerges. Many believe that certain rebels received chemical weapons via the Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, and were responsible for carrying out the dealing gas attack.

“My son came to me two weeks ago asking what I thought the weapons were that he had been asked to carry,” said Abu Abdel-Moneim, the father of a rebel fighting to unseat Assad, who lives in Ghouta.

Abdel-Moneim said his son and 12 other rebels were killed inside of a tunnel used to store weapons provided by a Saudi militant, known as Abu Ayesha, who was leading a fighting battalion. The father described the weapons as having a “tube-like structure” while others were like a “huge gas bottle.”

And according to Gavlak, the chemical weapons had been supplied to Jabhat al-Nusra by Saudi Arabia…

“They didn’t tell us what these arms were or how to use them,” complained a female fighter named ‘K.’ “We didn’t know they were chemical weapons. We never imagined they were chemical weapons.”

“When Saudi Prince Bandar gives such weapons to people, he must give them to those who know how to handle and use them,” she warned. She, like other Syrians, do not want to use their full names for fear of retribution.

A well-known rebel leader in Ghouta named ‘J’ agreed. “Jabhat al-Nusra militants do not cooperate with other rebels, except with fighting on the ground. They do not share secret information. They merely used some ordinary rebels to carry and operate this material,” he said.
So if the U.S. truly wants to bomb the ones that are responsible for the chemical weapon attacks, should they actually be bombing Saudi Arabia instead of Syria?

But of course the U.S. would never do such a thing. The Saudis are our “friends”.

Sadly, there is a growing body of evidence that the Saudis actually helped set this whole thing up to draw the U.S. military into the conflict. At least that is the conclusion that one group of former U.S. intelligence analysts has come to…

Former U.S. intelligence analysts claim current intelligence analysts have told them Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not responsible for the Aug. 21 poison gas attack on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria, which killed 1,429 people, of whom more than 400 where children.

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