The whole debacle surrounding chemical weapons (Weapons of Mass Destruction) that were used as the justification for the USA, UK and its allies to roll all over Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and then subsequently not actually finding any (they were all moved into Syria, just in time!), has been central to the criticism.
Tony Blair is still considered a war criminal by many for this, with many people thinking it was nothing but deception with the help of a compliant media to get the fear factor going. Â The fear subsequently drove public approval for the invasion of Iraq.
So call me a conspiracy theorist if you must, but this is just a little too convenient
ISIS controls a vast compound in Iraq containing 2,500 rusting chemical weapons rockets, according to the Iraqi government.
The site was bombed by the US during the 1991 Gulf War, but the munitions there were only partially destroyed, according to the UN – then left to Iraq to take care of.
However, Iraqi officials wrote to the United Nations this summer claiming that abandoned weapons containing the lethal nerve agent Sarin are still in the ruins of the Muthanna State Establishment, which made chemical weapons in the 1980s and early 1990s, and that this is now in the hands of the violent jihadists.
They warned that they had watched equipment there being looted on CCTV.
Ok, they never found chemical weapons, but now we have a factory? Â And partially destroyed munitions? Â And… oh I give up. Â REALLY?
This is the “evidence”.
Anyone can draw boxes on a map. Â This is apparently what ISIS have taken over and “looted” the chemical ordinance from: Read more »