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Ex-Bush official: OPCW's Syria cover-up recalls Iraq war lies



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OPCW whistleblowers have exposed a cover-up, under US pressure, of evidence that undermined allegations that the Syrian government committed a chemical weapons attack in Douma in April 2018. The allegation prompted US-led airstrikes on Syria that same month. Former Bush administration official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that reports of US pressure on the Douma investigation recall the Bush administration’s coercion of the IAEA and OPCW before the Iraq war.

Guest: Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell. Currently a distinguished professor at the College of William and Mary.

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Darren Jardine
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Darren Jardine

ISIS = MOSSAD (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service) – 100% PROOF
In 1990 Israel's Prime Ministers Office said that Mossad in English should be translated as ISIS (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service).


Peorhum
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Peorhum

You are forgetting that Syria has been accused of using chemical weapons well over 300 times on Syrians. I don't believe it as I think they are false flag events often created by the white helmets.

Roger Flores
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Roger Flores

AMERICA HAVE TO REMOVE ALL THESE PSYCHOPHAT,FOR MANY MANY YEARS HURT AMERICA,

Mihai Oroviceanu
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Mihai Oroviceanu

Why do you say Putin is a deplorable human being? I think he's better than any US President in recent history…

Vitaly Golubchik
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Vitaly Golubchik

Putin a deplorable tyrant? You are a fucking lunatic.

Bob Duff
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Bob Duff

scumbag israel is the biggest instigators their info is pure lies they are pure sludge

Marissa Gomez-Davis
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Marissa Gomez-Davis

IRAN AND ISIS ARE MORTAL ENEMIES

richard feibel
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richard feibel

WHILE COL WILKERSON HAS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE HE IS HEDGING ON WHY WE ARE REALLY IN THE ME .HE SOMEHOW IS ELIMINATING THE 1000 LB ZIONIST IN THE ROOM THE NETANAYHU ;LIKUD ;ZIONIST CABAL IN TOTAL.EVER SINCE THAT PIP SQUEAK OF A POTUS HARRY TRUMAN SIGNED THE RECOGNITION OF ISRAEL AS A LEGITIMATE NATION ON MAY 10 1948 10 MINUTES AFTER THE UN RESOLUTION WAS SIGNED! THE US IS THE FINANCIAL AND MILITARY ARM OF THIS ZIONIST CABAL REMEMBER THE ATTACK ON THE USS LIBERTY IN 67 WHICH THE FILTHY DEMOCRAT FRAUD AND MURDERER LBJ REJECT ANY RETRIBUTION AND MADE… Read more »

hrmIwonder
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hrmIwonder

That's really saying something when a career military man says we'd be better off if we withdrew all troops from middle east land bases. He's not exactly a peacenik, after all.

kurt lowder
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kurt lowder

last minute was powerful. col wilkerson said remove all bases from middle east. keep the navy there for emergency and we are better off.

Charles McCarron
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Charles McCarron

Wow who in there right mind would believe John Kerry about anything at all?

Charles McCarron
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Charles McCarron

Only a very tiny handful of the American people watched this program. What every American should be aware of. Don't count on the US Propaganda Ministry to inform you of what you absolutely MUST be made aware of, when foreign governments unfriendly to "you know who" are accused or ridiculous war crimes. What Assad never had was any kind of motive at all to use chemical weapons at all! We really, seriously, badly need regime change right here at home. Too many dual citizens want Americans to die for them and they're still in multiple positions of power and influence… Read more »

Hans Portner
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Hans Portner

it shows itself again and again, lying and cheating are the shameful honor of the United States to be the greatest war criminal and terrorist of the present.

Charles Kesner
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Charles Kesner

US Corporate Media fails US. Thanks. Always good to hear from Col. Wilkerson.

david gregory
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david gregory

Roll up the carpets America is done. Greed kills all things good and holy. Our nation is a disgrace.

Stephanie Whitley
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Stephanie Whitley

I am ashamed of America… I hope God sanctions America and cuts down its culture sites…

Sonny Dayz
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Sonny Dayz

I knew that the gas attack in Syria was a lie, from the beginning. Who does that to their people? Most local governments just tear gas their people, right? Pepper spray? Water cannons? Rubber bullets? Bean bag projectiles? This is how governments say "F u, we run sh!t, not u voters/taxpayers!" Once in office, they continue the new world order agenda, despite u wanting a better government for yourselves?

Paul Phillips
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Paul Phillips

Reptillian behaviour (default distruction) Human behaviour (default Love)

Auntie Semite
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Auntie Semite

obomba didn't get "sucked in" to any war, he went along with it to keep the MIC/banksters happy as they will be giving him millions of dollars for "speeches" after he leaves office and of course for APARTHEID israel. #BDS #BDSusa

Steve Conrad
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Steve Conrad

Umm…as I recall Colin Powell lied to the UN about weapons of mass destruction, then a huge war started that killed as displaced millions. So Powell’s chief of staff then went to William and Mary to teach! Teach what? How to watch your boss lie and ruin a country ? Let’s just shut down the intelligence community. All they are are lying death merchants.

Isabella Jones
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Isabella Jones

I was interested in listening to this man until he came out with his ultra propagandistic comments about President Putin. On what basis does he claim that a man he has never met is a vile, tyrant?? I've followed every single event President Putin has been at where he has been extensively questioned [where there is an English translation] and watched the growth of Russia from the utter mess the Yanks plunged it into, and never seen anything but an honourable man of highest integrity and concern for law, for people, for decency. Sorry Wilkinson. you just lost me. now… Read more »

Marissa Gomez-Davis
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Marissa Gomez-Davis

Bolton and the Israeli government lied about Syria.

B Love
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B Love

Our foreign policy has been out of control for so many years and still the majority of the U.S. population remains clueless.. The level of ignorance on display in this country is terrifying.. A government agenda that has been massively successful going on 70 years now is the dumbing down of society.. A population unable to think for themselves is a dream come true for the corrupt controllers of this country..

Marissa Gomez-Davis
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Marissa Gomez-Davis

Thank you Col. Lawrence Wilkerson.

Marissa Gomez-Davis
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Marissa Gomez-Davis

OPCW whistleblowers have exposed a cover-up, under US pressure, of evidence that undermined allegations that the Syrian government committed a chemical weapons attack in Douma in April 2018. The allegation prompted US-led airstrikes on Syria that same month. Former Bush administration official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that reports of US pressure on the Douma investigation recall the Bush administration's coercion of the IAEA and OPCW before the Iraq war.

Guest: Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell. Currently a distinguished professor at the College of William and Mary.

J. L. Jones
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J. L. Jones

Let's not sugar coat this. "We" didn't just watch as Daesh grew stronger, "we" hired, organized, trained, armed, funded and supported Daesh from day one. There was no substantive revolutionary movement in Syria at all. Of course, you could find the occasional disgruntled person or small group of people, but you find that here in the U. S. Should a world power support armed, violent contractors to destabilize the U. S.? The Daesh, ISIS, what ever you care to call them were simply "our" contractors.

RhodieFreedomCamp
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RhodieFreedomCamp

The end comment says it all. The US, & by legal default, the US people, need to stop being Israel's prostitute.

O. Smith
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O. Smith

I never wish death on another human but when a man is as wicked cruel as john Bolton then may is death be soon and painful this animal have no humanity in him he is responsible for millions of deaths in the middle east

Brian Christopher
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Brian Christopher

This isn't business as usual. We are going full bore into war with the entire world. We have been incrementally acclimated to war as the normal state of affairs. It can't be. We are screwed.

John Kesich
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John Kesich

Who better to comment on Iraq war lies than the slimy shite who helped Colin Powell decide which ones to include in the steaming pile he dumped at the UNSC?
It is disgusting to see America's unidicted war criminals – like Wilkerson, Powell, Cheney, Kissinger, etc – treated like decent intelligent human beings. Shame on you.