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The recent turmoil in Iraq brought on by the rise of the Sunni extremist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ironically struck a blow to the American Left’s endlessly repeated narrative that there were no weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) in Iraq prior to the war. The State Department and other U.S. government officials have revealed that ISIS now occupies the Al Muthanna Chemicals Weapons Complex. Al Muthanna was Saddam Hussein’s primary chemical weapons facility, and it is located less than 50 miles from Baghdad.

The Obama administration claims that the weapons in that facility, which include sarin, mustard gas, and nerve agent VX, manufactured to prosecute the war against Iran in the 1980s, do not pose a threat because they are old, contaminated and hard to move. “We do not believe that the complex contains CW materials of military value and it would be very difficult, if not impossible to safely move the materials,” said State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki.

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The administration’s dubious rationale is based on information provided by the Iraq Study Group, which was tasked with finding WMDs in the war’s aftermath. They found the chemical weapons at Al Muthanna, but they determined that both Iraq wars and inspections by the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) had successfully dismantled the facility, and that the remaining chemical weapons were rendered useless and sealed in bunkers. The report called the weapons facility “a wasteland full of destroyed chemical munitions, razed structures, and unusable war-ravaged facilities,” the 2004 report stated.

Yet other sections of the same report were hardly reassuring. “Stockpiles of chemical munitions are still stored there,” it stated. “The most dangerous ones have been declared to the UN and are sealed in bunkers. Although declared, the bunkers’ contents have yet to be confirmed.” It added, “These areas of the compound pose a hazard to civilians and potential black-marketers.”

Another report paints an even more disturbing picture of the Muthanna facility. It warned that the number and status of Saddam’s sarin-filled rockets was unknown because facilities were not able to be inspected, leaving investigators only able to surmise about the weapons’ condition. Even in degraded conditions, the report said, these rockets still posed a proliferation risk:

Although the damaged Bunker 13 at Muthanna contained thousands of sarin-filled rockets, the presence of leaking munitions and unstable propellant and explosive charges made it too hazardous for UNSCOM inspectors to enter. Because the rockets could not be recovered safely, Iraq declared the munitions in Bunker 13 as ‘destroyed in the Gulf War’ and they were not included in the inventory of chemical weapons eliminated under UNSCOM supervision.

Because of the hazardous conditions in Bunker 13, UNSCOM inspectors were unable to make an accurate inventory of its contents before sealing the entrances in 1994. As a result, no record exists of the exact number or status of the sarin-filled rockets remaining in the bunker. … In the worst-case scenario, the munitions could contain as much as 15,000 liters of sarin. Although it is likely that the nerve agent has degraded substantially after nearly two decades of storage under suboptimal conditions, UNMOVIC cautioned that ‘the levels of degradation of the sarin fill in the rockets cannot be determined without exploring the bunker and taking samples from intact warheads.’ If the sarin remains highly toxic and many of the rockets are still intact, they could pose a proliferation risk.”

Nonetheless, U.S. officials, who claimed they were well aware of the facility insisted that the United States wouldn’t have left it there if it were a genuine threat. They also continued to stress that the takeover by ISIS doesn’t constitute a military gain by the group because the weapons would prove useless, even if ISIS were able to penetrated the sealed bunkers where they are stored. ISIS has reportedly yet to gain access to the bunkers.

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More lies to cover previous lies ! I hate me some Oslaba !

If they are useless, why weren't they destroyed?

Everyone knew that Iraq sent them to Syria during the gulf war. Iraqi Generals said as much after they were captured ! But our left wing idiots wanted to see nuc's. It wasn't nuc's that we were after. It was Chemical weapons. That are in some respects far more deadly and less destructive. Those that hate us want to take the USA intact. They just do want us here to greed them with rifles ! That's why I don't trust liberals. I do believe that liberals are in some ways mentally unbalanced ! For it seems most liberals have no common sense what so ever ! Oh ! liberals are a catch all nomenclature for anyone who has a herd animal mind set, that sings Kum By Ya and thinks that the world is all ice cream and honey !

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If you were the new President, would the following be an avenue you would explore?

Are you anxious to get people away from realizing that the Left lied about WNDs? Other forums have already dealt with economic, tax, and employment issues. And while it's true we should discuss them more, why your insistence we leave this discussion?

Surely you don't think ignoring the false history of the Left about WMDs and our involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan is good. Besides, our invasion of Iraq was far more then about any WMD threats to the US.

Maybe the American people will now believe that we should have go after Saddam as he did have the WMD that were claimed to have. How can the Democrat's claimed he did not when ISIS now has control of the site where they are. Now we need the people on Fox to ask the questions about the WMD that at are in the hands of ISIS. They have been told for years that Saddam never had these weapons, and now we find out that they are there. Who is to blame for hiding this information.  

Nope. Nobody will believe this simply because it will not be reported. The same folks in the media who would not tell the truth then will not allow the truth now.

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Yep, let's see how the media reports this, or doesn't.

I have been shouting for years that the weapons, chemical and otherwise, were sent to Syria, that we should have looked in Syria.  They were moved to Syria while we appeased the do-gooders in ALL their demands.  (When you know you are right, you are right.  If you then have the legal right to do what is needed, then do it. Do not wait.  We waited.)  Now,.....they're back!  Old and useless; old and somewhat less effective; potent as blazes; nevertheless, THEY ARE BACK!  Maybe my friend George was not so stupid after all.  I keep saying that history will find this man far better than what most have judged him.  Perfect?  NO.  Better than reported?  YES.  But he is gone and the STINK is in with HER THIGHNESS ready to add more stink.  Have you had enough?  I HAVE!  WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

John Briggs.  Thank you!  I have been saying the same thing for years too.  It has amazed me how people could be so blind to not notice the trucks leaving the compounds by the back gate and head for Syria as the WMD inspectors came in the front one?  There were even videos of them crossing the border into Syria. The gas attacks there proved that they were delivered there.

The Leftist and Bush haters think that everyone in the USA is stupid enough to believe their propaganda and reverse speech to fall for it totally and forever.  But, there are a few of us who just believe our eyes and not their lies, like you.

The enemy of the people use time as a weapon.  They wait long enough for memories to fade and then they strike with illusions counter to what the masses have witnessed until their targets believe their rhetoric. 

Now that the WMD stockpile has exposed their lies, we can be assured that they will not relent, but pour on more propaganda to cover up their lies, but that will dig them deeper into the hole they dug.  This is a great opportunity for us to take them down!

With so many lies from both parties, who should we believe. I say throw them all out and start all over!

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Pay-Back !!! Pedophile Who Assaulted Nearly 200 Kids Stabbed To Death In Prison

A convicted pedophile who abused almost 200 children was stabbed to death in North Yorkshire, England, on Sunday.

Richard Huckle, 33, from Ashford, Kent, was given 22 life sentences in 2016 after he admitted to sexually abusing 71 kids whose ages ranged from six months to 12 years between 2006 and 2014, according to the BBC.

The report said Huckle was attacked with a makeshift knife while inside his cell at the Full Sutton Prison.

At the pedophile’s trial in 2016, investigators said they found over 20,000 indecent photos and videos of his assaults, which were shared with other pedophiles via a site on the dark web called The Love Zone.

Reports said that prior to his arrest, Huckle posed as an English teacher and Christian volunteer worker in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he groomed impoverished children.

In one of his online posts, Huckle reportedly wrote “Impoverished kids are definitely much easier to seduce than middle-class Western kids.”

Reports said he attempted to make money from his crimes by crowdfunding the release of the photos.

“Huckle also created a 60-page ‘how-to’ guide for other pedophiles seeking to evade being caught, and kept a scorecard and points system regarding the children who were abused — leading investigators to speculate he may have as many as 200 victims,” a Fox News report stated.

At his sentencing in 2016, Judge Peter Rook condemned Huckle for his heinous crimes he said had become routine for the pedophile.

Rook commented:

Your offending behavior became entrenched in your everyday life. Your life revolved around your sexual activities with young children. Your distorted beliefs in respect of children are deep-seated. Your self-delusion knows no bounds. It is also clear that, had you not been arrested, you planned to continue the same lifestyle using the expertise that you were keen to show off to and share with other abusers so as to continue your sexual exploitation of the children of such communities.

Reports said prior to his death, Huckle refused to cooperate with authorities when they tried to unlock a cache of encrypted files he had access to that may contain the names of victims and other pedophiles, according to Fox News.

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