UK: Syrian Terrorists Can’t Possibly Be Planning Chemical Weapons False Flag, Because Russia Said They Are

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Written by Caitlin Johnstone; Originally appeared at her blog

In a recent meeting with the press, British ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce told reporters that it is absolutely unthinkable that the terrorist factions in the terrorist-held Syrian province of Idlib could possibly be planning a terrorist attack using chemical weapons with the intention of blaming it on the Syrian government.

Her reasoning? Since the Russian government has been warning of this possibility, the exact opposite must necessarily therefore be true.

Yes, really.

“There are many terrorist organizations in Idlib,” a reporter asked as a follow-up to previous questions regarding Russia’s allegations that terrorist factions had received a large batch of chemical weapons which they intend to use in a false flag attack. “Why do you rule out that they would perpetrate such an attack?”

“Because this story is coming from the Russians,” Pierce responded, with a straight face, and without honking a novelty-sized bicycle horn and saying “Wocka wocka!”

“It is much more likely for this to be a smoke screen for things that the Syrian authorities are planning to do,” Pierce continued. “The way to deal with any terrorists who are in Idlib is to ask the UN to negotiate safe passage, such as has been done before.”

So let’s recap: it is the British government’s official public position that the extremist jihadist factions who have been holing up in their final stronghold preparing for the long-awaited military confrontation in Idlib would have no incentive whatsoever to stage a false flag chemical attack in order to rally western reinforcements against the Syrian government and thereby escape defeat. Far more likely, in the British government’s estimation, is that the warnings of such an attack are a “smoke screen” to cover for the Syrian government’s plan to perpetrate its own chemical attack in order to accomplish the key strategic goal of suffocating a few dozen children. Oh yeah, and terrorists should be given safe passage to areas where they can safely regroup, because that’s the thing that you do with terrorists now.

Never mind that those terrorist factions would stand everything to gain and nothing to lose in a last-ditch false flag attempt to recruit powerful allies to their cause. Never mind that these are actual, literal terrorists who have no qualms about killing civilians in order to advance their cause. Never mind that US National Security Advisor John Bolton has already effectively guaranteed those same terrorists that the US and its allies will join in their aggressions against the Syrian government by publicly announcing that any chemical attacks will be met with the strongest retaliation yet. All of that is invalidated by Russians having said something about it, because if Russians say something, the opposite of what they said must necessarily be true. Because God is drunk and everyone’s crazy.

We’re all familiar with the classic movie trope of the battle scene in which the protagonists have been beaten back and are surrounded by the enemy hordes, awaiting their certain doom, only to hear a trumpet blast and see reinforcements storming over the hills to save the day. The audience is relieved, and they watch with delight as the villains are attacked from both sides and driven off.

Well, the occupiers of Idlib are in that exact situation, except it isn’t heroes who’ve been beaten back and surrounded, and those reinforcements are not coming.

Unless they can arrange a miracle.

This past April the US, UK and France launched airstrikes against Damascus in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack allegedly perpetrated by the Syrian government against civilians in the city of Douma. The strike was launched with no investigation having taken place whatsoever into the nature of the civilian deaths, and subsequent investigation found no evidence implicating the Syrian government in a chemical attack. This is unsurprising, because the Syrian government had no incentive to use chemical weapons in a battle it had already won at that point and every incentive not to provoke the wrath of powerful western military forces just to suffocate some kids to death.

This is all public knowledge. We know with 100 percent certainty that the terrorist militants occupying Idlib have been made 100 percent aware that (A) the US, UK and its allies will launch an aggressive military assault against the Syrian government in response to any reports of chemical weapons use, (B) such a military assault would take place without any investigation into the nature of the chemical weapons use, which would instead be immediately blamed upon the Syrian government, and c) killing the civilians they are holding hostage with chemical weapons is literally their only hope of escaping the military onslaught that the Syrian government and its allies are preparing to launch.

We know all of these things for an absolute fact. Even if you dismiss the intelligence which Russia supplied to the US saying that a false flag chemical weapons attack is being prepared for in Idlib, it is self-evident that the jihadist militants would have every motive to stage one if given the opportunity.

Keep an eye on this one, please. Syria is a key strategic region that the western power alliance has been plotting to take control of for decades, and it is entirely possible that they will pounce on any opportunity to prevent the Syrian government and its allies from shoring up control of the nation and bringing stability to the region. Stay skeptical.

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  • Tommy Jensen

    Its really amazing how Western politicians are able to pour sweet greasy lies out from their mouth in an endless streaming river.
    If you see politicians from 1970´es even 1980´es it was still a major scandal and ground for being kicked out of a public service position if one was caught in a lie.
    In the 90´es and 00´es with increasing censurship of media and erasing grammatics from school, it has become respectable and honourable to lie openly up in peoples faces.

    Remember International Finance and their “budgeting and investing” are behind all these developments. Karen Pierce has been teached and paid to lie.

  • Carol Davidek-Waller

    Even Bernaise, Freud’s nephew and the inventor of modern propaganda, would raise his eyebrows at that statement. One twist too many and no substantive proof. Reversing the staement, if the U K said it than it isn’t true, would be an accurate description of Britain’s role in the current geopolitical climate.

  • potcracker2588

    u cant win at a game that is rigged, so why play it…..iran and syria and lebanon are well aware of the intentions of the jew satanic slaves….they know that war is coming……..no matter how hard anybody tries….war down there is inevitable.period.

  • AM Hants

    Repeating a comment I posted on another article, relating to the story.

    Now who funds the White Helmets?

    Has anybody read the latest Vanessa Beeley and Whitney Webb article?

    Karen Pierce, who replaced Mathew Rycroft, who before becoming the UK Permanent Envoy to the UN, used to be Tony Blair’s Private Secretary, when he was spinning lies about Sadam (RC not Pierce).

    Karen Pierce, not, the brightest bulb in the box. Bear in mind, when she thought she was being witty in the UN, she forgot one of the many possibilities of where the ‘Novochok’ could have been placed, was in the ‘Buckwheat’ cereal.

    Jo Cox, Her Assassination, the White Helmets, “Humanitarianism” and Regime Change… https://21stcenturywire.com/2018/08/03/jo-cox-her-assassination-the-white-helmets-humanitarianism-and-regime-change/

    From War and Peace to White Rhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhcoaRW515wbbits – Literary references fly at UNSC meeting… ‘sometimes I believe as many as 6 impossible things before breakfast’… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhcoaRW515w

    “In respect of Karl Marx, I think he must be turning in his grave to see what the country that was founded on many of his precepts is doing in the name of supporting Syria by condoning the use of chemical weapons on Syrian territory” – Karen Pierce, UNSC speach.

  • Robert Guttierez

    I know exactly how to stop any chemical attack and it’s a simple solution.

    Have the US, UK, and France officially state that they will no longer bomb Syria even if chemical attacks happen. That would show the terrorists they will gain nothing from staging these false flag attacks and stop it instantly.

    But we all know that would never happen, since the West is actively helping perpetrate this crime.

  • Vitex

    Well, i’ll chalk up that round to Lavrov.

  • Sadde

    damn every fu….. British fabulist!

  • John

    Wait until she sees what happens next!

  • Luke Hemmming

    Ok so let’s apply that same logic to the recent accusations from the UK government that Russia is responsible for the poisoning of the skripals and for the the downing of MH17. So because the UK government said it was the Russians that did those crimes it can’t be true because the UK government said they did. Works both ways, works for me.

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    It is the UK-Empires SAS that are an international terrorist organisation!
    They prop up their own unelected and unelectable dictatorship and force that dictatorship down all of our throats!
    Mi6 is even more evil then even Genghis Khan was! And that is a hard record to beat.
    MI6 assassinated a seated American President, JFK.

  • Ivan Freely

    Russia needs to release the evidence to the public. Enough with submitting evidence to “international” authorities.

  • JPH

    Orwell was British and clearly knew where ‘Air Strip One’ was going. Alas this Pierce character is real and even worse than that fictional future.

  • Jamie9260

    Ahhh the UK. Once a powerful country roaming the high seas now a weak lap dog relegated to barking for the US.