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Leaked emails from defense contractor refers to chemical weapons saying 'the idea is approved by Washington' Obama issued warning to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad last month that use of chemical warfare was 'totally unacceptable'
By Louise Boyle PUBLISHED: 14:16 EST, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:16 EST, 29 January 2013

Leaked emails have allegedly proved that the White House gave the green light to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that could be blamed on Assad's regime and in turn, spur international military action in the devastated country. A report released on Monday contains an email exchange between two senior officials at British-based contractor Britam Defence where a scheme 'approved by Washington' is outlined explaining that Qatar would fund rebel forces in Syria to use chemical weapons. Barack Obama made it clear to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad last month that the U.S. would not tolerate Syria using chemical weapons against its own people. Scroll down for video

War games: An explosion in the Syrian city of Homs last month. It has been now been suggested that the U.S. backed the use of chemical weapons to spur international military intervention

According to Infowars.com, the December 25 email was sent from Britam's Business Development Director David Goulding to company founder Philip Doughty. It reads: 'Phil... We’ve got a new offer. It’s about Syria again. Qataris propose an attractive deal and swear that the idea is approved by Washington. 'We’ll have to deliver a CW to Homs, a Soviet origin g-shell from Libya similar to those that Assad should have. 'They want us to deploy our Ukrainian personnel that should speak Russian and make a video record. 'Frankly, I don’t think it’s a good idea but the sums proposed are enormous. Your opinion?

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'Kind regards, David.' Britam Defence had not yet returned a request for comment to MailOnline.

Leaked: The email was allegedly sent from a top official at a British defense contractor regarding a 'Washington approved' chemical attack in Syria which could be blamed on Assad's regime

The emails were released by a Malaysian hacker who also obtained senior executives resumés and copies of passports via an unprotected company server, according to Cyber War News. Dave Goulding's Linkedin profile lists him as Business Development Director at Britam Defence Ltd in Security and Investigations. A business networking profile for Phil Doughty lists him as Chief Operationg Officer for Britam, United Arab Emirates, Security and Investigations. The U.S. State Department had not returned a request for comment on the alleged emails to MailOnline today at time of publication. However the use of chemical warfare was raised at a press briefing in D.C. on January 28. A spokesman said that the U.S. joined the international community in 'setting common redlines about the consequences of using chemical weapons'.

Countless losses: Families attempt to identify the bodies of Syrian fighters shot and dumped in a river in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo today

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Devastation: People gather at a site hit by what activists said was missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet from forces loyal to Assad, at the souk of Azaz, north of Aleppo on January 13

A leaked U.S. government cable revealed that the Syrian army more than likely had used chemical weapons during an attack in the city of Homs in December. The document, revealed in The Cable, revealed the findings of an investigation by Scott Frederic Kilner, the U.S. consul general in Istanbul, into accusations that the Syrian army used chemical weapons in the December 23 attack. An Obama administration official who had access to the document was reported as saying: 'We can't definitely say 100 per cent, but Syrian contacts made a compelling case that Agent 15 was used in Homs on Dec. 23.' Mr Kilner's investigation included interviews with civilians, doctors, and rebels present during the attack, as well as the former general and head of the Syrian WMD program, Mustafa al-Sheikh. Dr. Nashwan Abu Abdo, a neurologist in Homs, is certain chemical weapons were used. He told The Cable: 'It was a chemical weapon, we are sure of that, because tear gas can't cause the death of people.'

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Threats: Barack Obama said during a speech last month that if Syria used chemical weapons against its own people it would be 'totally unacceptable'

Tyrant: Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, pictured with his wife Asma, is facing increasing international pressure over his brutal massacre of his own people

Eye witness accounts from the investigation revealed that a tank launched chemical weapons and caused people exposed to them to suffer nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, delirium, seizures, and respiratory distress. The symptoms suggest that the weaponized compound Agent-15 was responsible. Syria denied using chemical weapons and said it would never use them against citizens.

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Speaking to Pentagon reporters at the time, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said his biggest concern was how the U.S. and allies would secure the chemical and biological weapons sites scattered across Syria and ensure the components don't end up in the wrong hands if the regime falls, particularly under violent conditions. Government forces and rebels in Syria have both been accused by human rights groups of carrying out brutal warfare in the 22-month-old conflict, which has claimed more than 60,000 lives. WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT : 'SYRIAN REBELS TESTING CHEMICAL WEAPONS ON RABBITS'
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Newest Oldest Best rated Worst rated View all WAKE UP AMERICA. - dave , Glasgow, 29/1/2013 21:25 Click to rate Rating (0)

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Report abuse Infowars. So about as accurate as a DM story on the NHS or welfare claimants. - Marcus , Northamptonshire, 29/1/2013 21:25 Click to rate Report abuse I will say it again. It's becoming harder and harder to tell fact from fiction anymore - ray weaver , new jersey usa, 29/1/2013 21:22 Click to rate Report abuse I hope its true, then maybe the US can send Obama to the Hague to stand trial for war crimes and the US can escape his reign of terror. - Yirmin , Boston, United States, 29/1/2013 21:16 Click to rate Report abuse Some people on this forum with sense enough to understand and the gumption to read the international media have been saying this since the beginning. - No6 , The Village, 29/1/2013 21:16 Click to rate Report abuse LOL at the source being inforwars. That's the website of that loon Alex Jones who was ranting on Piers Morgan. That is the same guy who also claim 9/11 was the work of the government and a million and one other easily debunked conspiracy theories. If this is in the DM you have finally become a parady of journalism. You are no different to the Onion. - Torero, Spain, United Kingdom, 29/1/2013 21:04########### Google "Operation northwoods" and you may start to catch up to what is going on because you are way behind. - frankie mcgill , manchester, 29/1/2013 21:12 Click to rate Report abuse @Penquin The fact that infowars.com and prisonplanet.com (alex jones) published an article based on the stolen data from Britam Defence. Says not a thing about the legitamicy of the sources. In the underground scene on the web, countless security experts and hackers have studied the sources in the pas couple of days. And everyone comes to the same scary conclusion "seems 100% legit" - Marcel Kuiper , Delfzijl, Netherlands, 29/1/2013 21:10 Click to rate Report abuse Assad is the person to run syria. We nned to stop supporting the rebels unless cameron is going to allow us to rebel as well. - Barry , Chelmsford, 29/1/2013 21:09 Click to rate Report abuse Doesn't surprise me! - Mike , Reading, 29/1/2013 21:08 Click to rate Report abuse this is why you need sites like wikileaks - ramJET , Guildford, United Kingdom, 29/1/2013 21:06 Click to rate Report abuse Rating 9 Rating 3 Rating 2 Rating 1 Rating 3 Rating 1 Rating 2 Rating 2 Rating (0)

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