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BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:37 A.M.) – The Bolivian Permanent Representative to UN Sacha Sergio remembered the words of the former US Secretary of State Colin Powell when he brought “convincing proof” of weapons of mass destruction before the UN Security Council in 2003, speaking before the council in New York on Friday.

“I would like to recall what happened in this Security Council, just a few years ago” he said, the “Secretary of State of the United States [Colin Powell] entered this room and according to his own words presented us a convincing proof that there were weapons of the mass destruction in Iraq.”

“It was used as a reason for the invasion and after this invasion caused 1 million deaths. It launched a series of atrocities in this region” he went on holding up a photo of Powell at the 2003 meeting.

Sergio’s comments came during a discussion of the US airstrike on Syria’s al-Shayrat Airbase on Friday.

US President Donald Trump ordered the attack as a direct response to Tuesday’s alleged chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun near Idlib for which he holds Assad responsible.

A total of 59 tomahawk missiles were fired at Shayrat Airfield in Homs governorate, at 4:40 local time (00:40 GMT) on Friday.

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Bravo, Bolivia shows that not all developing countries votes have been bought by GCC and other war hawks. And that some remember: He who lies once is not to be believed twice.

p.s. US lies are not the problem. It’s the millions who swallow them … because MSM serve them as the only dish.

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Nope, just the millions who die… Thus, the attack looks very odd for me… Using classic warheads against hardened shelters and probably pre-1993 Block-II Tomahawks. 59 missiles hitting would have totally devastated the air base, the runway wasn’t hit etc etc, and the plausible denial : “rebuilding the runway would be cheap”. SAMs and radar station spared, Russians being warned, SyAAF had moved their assets, mhhhh. You have enough to feed MSM and anyone with understanding of military can only concludes it lokks like a very amateur strike and USN is not made of drafted sailors, it’s not an amateur… Read more »
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For sure. As odd as the gas attack. Nothing sums up. Both don’t.

A sarin bomb in the middle of a town and 50-100 dead. That is not a score for nerve gas on unprotected civilians and helpers.

An attack with a number of missiles that is overkill for one target.
And then little more than a hole in a road and a fuel fire.

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The Tomahawks were made in 2014-2015 according to the Ratheon decals found near the impact sites.

All Tomahawks fly low and slow enough to be decimated by an alert, well placed and well prepared low-level Anti Aircraft Defense using basic AAA and MANPADs. No S-400 or sophisticated jamming equipment needed – just good enough presence and prep.

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Wonderful to have shown Colin Powell’s picture.
Bravo Bolivia!

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He IMHO makes fun of the US clown that also brought a pic.

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For sure 😆

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Some may have noticed that the White Helmets were around -again- at doing some propaganda for the behalf of al-Qaeda…
But… White Helmets are also working with ISIS in ISIS territory! Look at 7:57!!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVQzkxqHVNY
And at least a MSM Journo telling the truth in the Huff-post :
Wag The Dog — How Al Qaeda Played Donald Trump And The American Media
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/syria-chemical-attack-al-qaeda-played-donald-trump_us_58ea226fe4b058f0a02fca4d?

=> NB : there are some problems with AMN news updates since the hack. Visibly, there are portions of the database that have been damaged, it went further than a DDOS!

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Ooooopps, the Huff-post article wasn’t written by a journo but by an UN weapons expert that exposed the Saddam’s WMD fraud 😆 Bah, anyway, if the WH are around, you can be sure it’s 100% lies 😆 I should really run for prez : as a good French, I’m against discrimination. Thus, I wouldn’t discriminate between WH, Nusra, ISIS, Jaysh-al-Islam, FSA, Shebabs, Talebans, Boko-Haram and what the fuck else. I’d even launch a competition to create a thing that’ll make A-10/Su-25, AH-64 and even AC-130 look like pussies 😆 Nevertheless, we shall really consider going after all the mofos who… Read more »