Sunday, April 9, 2017

Did The CIA Director Tell President Trump That The Syrian Regime Was Not Responsible For The Chemical Attack On A Northern Syrian Village This Past Week?

The photograph released by the White House of President Trump meeting with his advisers at his estate in Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017, regarding his decision to launch missile strikes against Syria.

Robert Parry, Consortium News: Where Was CIA’s Pompeo on Syria?

Exclusive: As President Trump was launching his missile strike against Syria, CIA Director Pompeo and other intelligence officials weren’t at the table, suggesting their doubts about Bashar al-Assad’s guilt, reports Robert Parry.

There is a dark mystery behind the White House-released photo showing President Trump and more than a dozen advisers meeting at his estate in Mar-a-Lago after his decision to strike Syria with Tomahawk missiles: Where are CIA Director Mike Pompeo and other top intelligence officials?

Before the photo was released on Friday, a source told me that Pompeo had personally briefed Trump on April 6 about the CIA’s belief that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was likely not responsible for the lethal poison-gas incident in northern Syria two days earlier — and thus Pompeo was excluded from the larger meeting as Trump reached a contrary decision.

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WNU Editor: A lot of speculation in the above post .... and no one in the know is talking.


jimbrown said...

So if you dont make the photo, you dont agree with the policy?

Jay Farquharson said...

If you wern't invited to the meeting, you had no input into the policy.

Anonymous said...

Hillary is just out of the screen, I know she's there...sitting on John McCains lap.

Andrew Jackson said...

Fake news.

Aizino Smith said...

"If stored dry, the half-life of Sarin (an organophosphate) is about 5 hrs. In contact with moisture or basic solutions, OP's apparently breakdown in minutes."

If the rebels did it they would need to have a plant and not a small one.

Or they would have to smuggle it in from Turkey.

The Regime did it.

Aizino Smith said...

Sarin degrades after a period of several weeks to several months. The shelf life can be shortened by impurities in precursor materials. According to the CIA, some Iraqi sarin had a shelf life of only a few weeks, owing mostly to impure precursor