The Priazovye left Russia's naval base in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol late on Sunday on a mission "to gather current information in the area of the escalating conflict", said an unidentified military source quoted by the Interfax news agency. The defence ministry declined to comment.
Syrian crisis: Obama hints at wider action against Assad ~ link ~ You mean that Obama was not truthful with the American people ... If you want to tell if Obama is mouthing bullshit, see if his lips are moving, if yes, than he is shoveling it! Stirling
Rather than a “shot across the bow” designed to dissuade the regime from further chemical weapons attacks, the military strike would seek to substantially “degrade” the Syrian government’s military capability.
Such an attack would target military aircraft, artillery and the rockets the White House believes were used to launch a sarin gas attack in the Damascus suburbs on 21 August.
Filtered, slanted and censored media ~ link ~ Twenty years ago several journalists expressed concern that the number of major news sources in America had diminished to fifty. Today, conglomerates have bought up most of those news sources; and the number of major news sources controlling the media has been reduced to six!
These six control all of the news reported in America and much of what gets reported in the UK and Europe.
US Military Intelligence in chemical attack ~ link ~ A hacker got access to the U.S. intelligence correspondence and published private emails of Col. Anthony J. Macdonald, who is the General Staff Director, Operations and Plans Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence the US Army Staff.
In an email exchange on August 22, 2013 with the US Army civilian analyst Eugene P. Furst congratulates Col. on successful operation and refers him to a Washington Post publication about chemical attack in Syria.