THE WISDOM FUND: News & Views
August 7, 2020
BEIRUT (Reuters)

Lebanon Sees Possible 'External Interference' in Blast

by Michael Georgy

Lebanon's president said on Friday its investigation into the biggest blast in Beirut's history would examine whether it was caused by a bomb or other external interference, as residents sought to rebuild shattered homes and lives. . . .

"The cause has not been determined yet. There is a possibility of external interference through a rocket or bomb or other act," President Michel Aoun said . . .

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["This is a memo that describes how we're going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran."--Gen. Wesley Clark, "'Seven Countries in Five Years'," democracynow.org, March 2, 2007]

[why the Beirut Port and why now?-- "The US, Israel and Beirutshima," unz.com, August 6, 2020]

Captain Boris Prokoshev on why Rhosus was in Beirut, BBC News, August 7, 2020

[The strike was carried out on August 4, 2020, at the exact location designated by Benjamin Netanyahu in his speech to the United Nations on September 27, 2018--Thierry Meyssan, "Israel destroys East Beirut with a new weapon," voltairenet.org, August 7, 2020]

Gordon Duff, "Infrared Video Reveals Details of Israeli Nuclear Missile," veteranstoday.com, August 7, 2020 (unsupported assertions)

Alison Tahmizian Meuse, "Trump may be right about Beirut 'attack'," asiatimes.com, August 8, 2020

Rami Ruhayem and Paul Adams, "The inferno and the mystery ship," bbc.co.uk, August 8, 2020

Pepe Escobar, "Who Profits from the Beirut Tragedy," thesaker.is, August 8, 2020

Closest footage so far of Beirut blasts, Al Arabiya, August 9, 2020

Alison Tahmizian Meuse, "Planes heard, seen in skies of Beirut before blast," asiatimes.com, August 11, 2020

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