Al-Qaeda Linked White Helmets Planning Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

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Al-Qaeda Linked White Helmets Planning Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.orgHome – Stephen Lendman)

Western funded White Helmets in Syria operate in terrorist controlled areas. 

Falsely calling them volunteer rescue workers conceals their real mission — aiding US-supported terrorists.

They’ve been photographed and videotaped together with al-Nusra terrorists during beheadings and other atrocities.

The Syria Solidarity Movement earlier called them al Qaeda “with a facelift,” fostering terrorism and imperial ravaging on the phony pretext of saving lives.

People associated with the group are enemies of fundamental freedoms – jihadists, not peacemakers, foreign-supported dark forces wanting tyranny replacing Syrian sovereign independence.

An NGO in name only, the group receives millions of dollars from the US, UK, and other NATO countries.

Their mission is all about serving imperial interests, harming long-suffering victims of US-led aggression, not helping them.

On Thursday, Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria head General Yury Borenkov said  he “received information that (US-supported al-Nusra) terrorists, together with members of the White Helmets pseudo-humanitarian organization, plan to stage the use of poisonous substances and destruction of civilian infrastructure facilities in settlements in the southern part of the Idlib de-escalation zone,” adding:

“The aim of the provocation is to prepare photo and video materials to distribute them on the internet, in Middle Eastern and Western media, (falsely) accusing Syrian government forces of using chemical weapons against civilians and of delivering indiscriminate strikes” — as a pretext for Pentagon-led terror-bombing of Syrian targets.

Borenkov also explained that (US-supported) terrorists deployed heavy weapons in range of targets in Aleppo, saying:

“Russian surveillance means detected, over the last two days, the deployment of rocket launchers and armored vehicles by illegal armed groups near the city of Aleppo and the town of Abu al-Duhur in Idlib.”

On Wednesday, Russia’s special envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev said White Helmets terrorists increased their numbers in Syria’s Idlib province, likely ahead of another false flag CW incident to be wrongfully blamed on government forces.

Separately, Southfront reported that Turkey boosted its (illegal) occupation force strength in northern Syria, US/Ankara-supported terrorists shelling government troops and residential areas, using weapons supplied by these countries, adding:

“Turkish-backed (jihadists) are deploying anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) launchers along Idlib’s administrative borders with southwest Aleppo.’

“These developments suggest that (they’re) preparing a large-scale attack in southwest Aleppo, or even on the city itself. Such an attack is highly possible due to the suspension of major SAA operations in Greater Idlib.”

On Thursday, Syrian media reported that the Pentagon evacuated about 300 ISIS family members cross-border to Iraq.

Fars News issued numerous earlier reports about US involvement in redeploying ISIS and other terrorists in Syria from one part of the country to another.

On Friday, it reported that al-Nusra terrorists and White Helmets “transferred chemical substances to several cities in Idlib Province under the supervision of European and Turkish experts,” citing local eyewitnesses, adding:

“(T)wo vehicles belonging to the White Helmets carried chlorine gas capsules and arrived in Al-Nusra Front military bases in Saraqib city on Wednesday morning.” 

“The French, Belgian and Turkish militants of Al-Nusra Front helped White Helmets transfer the chemical substances.”

As earlier, plans apparently are to photograph and videotape what’s planned to air on anti-Syria Western and regional media.

War in Syria is far from resolved because bipartisan hardliners in Washington reject conflict resolution in all US war theaters.

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Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.