OPCW en route to Syria for Douma inspection

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has announced that it has a team en route to Syria in response to the Russian government’s request to conduct an inspection in the town of Douma, the site of an alleged chlorine gas attack last weekend. The team is expected to begin work on Saturday. […]

Full OPCW report summary (which does not say Novichok)

The OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) executive summary of the findings of its ‘technical assistance visit’ to Salisbury and subsequent analysis of the toxin is now available and can be downloaded below. The document is carefully worded not to say that the substance analysed was a ‘Novichok’, in spite of media spin […]

With Trump about to bomb Syria, you need to see this

US fighter jets over Iraq The US is expected to start bombing imminently against the Assad regime’s forces and infrastructure in Syria. Based on recent history, the Tory government and adventurist so-called Labour ‘moderates’ will wish to join in – and will paint anyone who opposes the move as unpatriotic and, almost certainly, as a […]

Predictably bankrupt Javid attacks Corbyn over Syria. Opens mouth, inserts foot

A predictable and ludicrous pattern has emerged in recent months, as the fear of the trouncing they expect in next month’s local elections looms in Tory minds. Every domestic, or even international, controversy, disaster or atrocity is followed immediately by attempts by the Establishment to link Jeremy Corbyn to it. When a Russian defector was […]

UK firms sold nerve agent components to Syria

On Sunday, Jeremy Corbyn – who has a track record of opposition to abuses in Syria – reacted with outrage to news of the chemical attack on Syrian civilians: The latest attack in Syria – believed to have involved chlorine gas or similar – took place just over a year after an attack using the […]

Video: BBC covers for Johnson AGAIN as #Marr ‘loses’ Johnson’s Novichok source question

Johnson falsely claimed Porton Down had confirmed Russia as the Novichok source FCO originally admitted it but later deleted tweets BBC covered for Johnson by ‘losing’ filmed interview question Marr repeated claim this morning video evidence exposes both the false claim and the cover-up On Wednesday, with the Foreign Office in disarray over the admission […]

Video excl: second Johnson lie – or worse – emerges from Deutsche Welle interview

Russia remains a feasible source of the toxin used in the Salisbury attack Boris Johnson lied to the UK public that Porton Down had positively identified a source – and the Establishment is pulling out all the stops to cover for him Johnson’s statement in a filmed interview contains either a second lie – or […]

Video: Foreign Office caught doctoring Novichok statement transcript?

The Establishment has gone into overdrive over the last few days to cover for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, since the emergence of video footage showing Johnson claiming the Porton Down chemical weapons facility had been ‘absolutely categorical’ in telling him ‘there is no doubt’ that the source of the Salisbury toxin was Russia – and […]

Vid: Corbyn – Johnson “exceeded evidence, serious questions to answer”

An explosive Sky News interview yesterday, in which the CEO of Porton Down chemical weapons facility admitted it had not identified the source of the nerve agent used in the Salisbury attack, appears to have Boris Johnson and the Foreign Office (FCO) reeling and trying to cover their tracks. Johnson claimed in a filmed interview that […]

Excl: Phillips ‘loses confidence’ of BAME colleagues over ‘dangerous’ abuse leak

Labour MP Jess Phillips during a BBC interview on the night she attended a private Rupert Murdoch party Jess Phillips has strenuously denied the allegation made against her by some parliamentary colleagues. According to a number of BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) female Labour MPs, in dramatic events today Jess Phillips, the chair of […]