Sebastian Gorka: Russia, Iran and Susan Rice said, “There are no chemical weapons in Syria” — “President Trump and the United States will not lead from behind.”

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Sebastian Gorka appeared on the Fox News morning porogram “Fox and Friends” on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

In discussing President Trump’s cruise missile strike on the Syrian airfield after the use of chemocal weapons, Dr. Gorka said, “Diplomacy without force to back it up is just worlds.”

He said, “President Obama said he would lead from behind, which is an oxymoron.”

“President Trump and the United States will not lead from behind.”

Dr. Gorka reminded the audience that, “Obama national security adviser Susan Rice said Syria had no chemical weapons. That was clearly wrong.”

 

.Image: Sebastian GorkaSebastian Gorka, center, talks with Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly, left, before a meeting with President Donald Trump on cyber security at the White House in January. Martin H. Simon/Redux

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In January, Susan Rice Assured NPR the Obama Admin Removed Chemical Weapons From Syria

It seems the former national security adviser has a credibility problem.

Susan Rice in 2015 Photo credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta.

According to a recent headline from Reuters, “U.S. intelligence agencies suspect Assad did not turn over all chemical weapons stockpile.” The evidence of the recent chemical attack in Syria makes that declaration little more than stating the obvious. However, back in January in an in interview with NPR, Obama national security adviser Susan Rice was still touting the Obama administration’s success at removing chemical weapons in Syria:

We were able to find a solution that didn’t necessitate the use of force that actually removed the chemical weapons that were known from Syria, in a way that the use of force would never have accomplished. Our aim in contemplating the use of force following the use of chemical weapons in August of 2013 was not to intervene in the civil war, not to become involved in the combat between Assad and the opposition, but to deal with the threat of chemical weapons by virtue of the diplomacy that we did with Russia and with the Security Council. We were able to get the Syrian government to voluntarily and verifiably give up its chemical weapons stockpile.

Read more:

http://www.weeklystandard.com/in-january-susan-rice-assured-npr-the-obama-admin-removed-chemical-weapons-from-syria/article/2007548

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Obama Administration Knew Syria Still Had Chemical Weapons, Despite Saying Otherwise

DNI James Clapper said as much last February.

Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is announced as national security adviser, Feb. 20, 2017. Photo credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster delivered remarks in Florida today to give some background on the strikes against Syria Thursday. He made one curious comment that raises a lot of troubling questions:

And the one thing that I will tell you though, there was an effort to minimize—to minimize risk to third-country nationals at that airport—I think you read Russians from that—but that—and we took great pains to try to avoid that. Of course, in any kind of military operation, there are no guarantees. And then there were also measures put in place to avoid hitting what we believe is a storage of sarin gas, so that that would not be ignited and cause a hazard to civilians or anyone else.

Emphasis added. Now recall that John Kerry bragged on Charlie Rose in 2014 about the Obama administration cutting an historic deal that removed “100 percent of the declared chemical weapons” from Syria. I don’t know how much of a caveat the word “declared” constitutes, but as recently as January former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice was confidently announcing that the Obama administration had removed chemical weapons from Syria. (Suffice to say, it’s been a bad week for Rice’s credibility.)

Read more:

http://www.weeklystandard.com/obama-administration-knew-syria-still-had-chemical-weapons-despite-saying-otherwise/article/2007595

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad heads the plenary meeting of the central committee of the ruling al-Baath party, in Damascus in this handout photograph distributed by Syria's national news agency SANA July 8, 2013. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad heads the plenary meeting of the central committee of the ruling al-Baath party, in Damascus in this handout photograph distributed by Syria’s national news agency SANA July 8, 2013.  Credit: Reuters/SANA/Handout via Reuters

 

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Kerry and Lavrov. John Kerry and Sergey Lavrov in 2013. They engineered a deal to remove all chemical weapons from Syria. AP photo

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White Helmet rescue workers try to find children buried in the wrechage of Aleppo by Russian and Syrian Bombing — after the Obama Adminstration withdrew from the Middle East.

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United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, left, Secretary of State John Kerry, second from right, and National Advisor Susan Rice, right, listen while US President Barack Obama speaks during the 68th session of the General Assembly at United Nations headquarters. (photo credit: AP/Seth Wenig)

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, left, Secretary of State John Kerry, second from right, and National Advisor Susan Rice, right, listen while US President Barack Obama speaks during the 68th session of the General Assembly at United Nations headquarters. (photo credit: AP/Seth Wenig)

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Kerry: ‘Provisional agreement’ reached with Russia on cessation of hostilities in Syria
http://www.businessinsider.com/kerry-lavrov-agreement-syria-ceasefire-2016-2

 

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Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry react during a joint news conference after their meeting in Moscow, May 7, 2013.Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

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Could Russia-U.S. Deal on Syria Chemical Weapons Lead to a Non-Imperial, New Internationalism?
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https://www.democracynow.org/2013/9/16/could_russia_us_deal_on_syria

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland, September 2013 (photo credit: AP/Keystone/Martial Trezzini)

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Secretary of State John Kerry, (r.), speaks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, (c.), in Geneva, Switzerland, in January, 2014. The pair will meet in New York Monday , when they will participate in a conference at the United Nations on the nuclear non-proliferation treaty. LAURENT GILLIERON/EPA

 

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif before a meeting in Geneva January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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One Response to “Sebastian Gorka: Russia, Iran and Susan Rice said, “There are no chemical weapons in Syria” — “President Trump and the United States will not lead from behind.””

  1. daveyone1 Says:

    Reblogged this on World Peace Forum.

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