When the report came out last week that a German made torpedo was used to sink the corvette, I knew right away that this was another false flag attack to stir up trouble, with the trouble makers being none other than the criminal state of Israel itself. Few people still do not realize that the corvette was involved in a large naval operation at the time, and for a submarine to be able to launch an attack, it would have to be operating silent, and stealthily. The only German built submarines with that capability are of the Dolphin class, and lo and behold, the Israeli navy has these submarines. The pieces of the puzzle are beginning to fall into place....
Now it seems that even the Chinese are asking the hard question about whether this attack was a false flag operation. According to this report from the Online Journal at www.onlinejournal.com, Wayne Madsen has come up with some interesting material that definitely points to a false flag operation. Here is that article, with my comments to follow:
| Beijing suspects false flag attack on South Korean corvette|
By Wayne Madsen
Online Journal Contributing Writer
May 28, 2010, 00:18
(WMR) -- WMR's intelligence sources in Asia suspect that the March attack on the South Korean Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvette, the Cheonan, was a false flag attack designed to appear as coming from North Korea.
One of the main purposes for increasing tensions on the Korean peninsula was to apply pressure on Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to reverse course on moving the U.S. Marine Corps base off Okinawa. Hatoyama has admitted that the tensions over the sinking of the Cheonan played a large part in his decision to allow the U.S. Marines to remain on Okinawa. Hatoyama's decision has resulted in a split in the ruling center-left coalition government, a development welcome in Washington, with Mizuho Fukushima, the Social Democratic Party leader threatening to bolt the coalition over the Okinawa reversal.
The Cheonan was sunk near Baengnyeong Island, a westernmost spot that is far from the South Korean coast, but opposite the North Korean coast. The island is heavily militarized and within artillery fire range of North Korean coastal defenses, which lie across a narrow channel.
The Cheonan, an ASW corvette, was decked out with state-of-the-art sonar, plus it was operating in waters with extensive hydrophone sonar arrays and acoustic underwater sensors. There is no South Korean sonar or audio evidence of a torpedo, submarine or mini-sub in the area. Since there is next to no shipping in the channel, the sea was silent at the time of the sinking.
However, Baengnyeong Island hosts a joint US-South Korea military intelligence base and the US Navy SEALS operate out of the base. In addition, four U.S. Navy ships were in the area, part of the joint U.S-South Korean Exercise Foal Eagle, during the sinking of the Cheonan. An investigation of the suspect torpedo's metallic and chemical fingerprints show it to be of German manufacture. There are suspicions that the US Navy SEALS maintains a sampling of European torpedoes for sake of plausible deniability for false flag attacks. Also, Berlin does not sell torpedoes to North Korea, however, Germany does maintain a close joint submarine and submarine weapons development program with Israel.
The presence of the USNS Salvor, one of the participants in Foal Eagle, so close to Baengnyeong Island during the sinking of the South Korean corvette also raises questions.
The Salvor, a civilian Navy salvage ship, which participated in mine laying activities for the Thai Marines in the Gulf of Thailand in 2006, was present near the time of the blast with a complement of 12 deep sea divers.
Beijing, satisfied with North Korea's Kim Jong Il's claim of innocence after a hurried train trip from Pyongyang to Beijing, suspects the U.S. Navy's role in the Cheonan's sinking, with particular suspicion on the role of the Salvor. The suspicions are as follows:
1. The Salvor engaged in a seabed mine-installation operation, in other words, attaching horizontally fired anti-submarine mines on the sea floor in the channel.
2. The Salvor was doing routine inspection and maintenance on seabed mines, and put them into an electronic active mode (hair trigger release) as part of the inspection program.
3. A SEALS diver attached a magnetic mine to the Cheonan, as part of a covert program aimed at influencing public opinion in South Korea, Japan and China.
The Korean peninsula tensions have conveniently overshadowed all other agenda items on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visits to Beijing and Seoul.
Previously published in the Wayne Madsen Report.
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NTS Notes: It definitely now appears that a false flag attack was launched, but I do not agree with Wayne Madsen's assertion that it was done by the US Navy itself. The fact is that with the evidence of a German made torpedo sinking the corvette, it points straight to a German made submarine launching the attack. The Israeli navy possesses such stealthy submarines, and with clandestine assistance from their puppets in the US, they are within range of Korea for such an operation.
It is a fact that Israel itself has a very long history of false flag attacks for their own gain. Do not forget about their heinous attack on the USS Liberty, or even their murderous operation against America on 9-11!
But what would Israel gain by a false flag attack against this South Korean corvette? Many forget that one of the biggest supporters of Iran is China, and if a regional war in the Korean peninsula gets going, the Chinese could be busy dealing with a more regional conflict, and could not support Iran if Israel launches its long planned attack against Iran. It could also be Israel's method of revenge against China for its support of Iran.
It is also a sad fact that as proven from history the only way to save the world economies for the Zionist Jewish bankers was to have a new World War....Even if millions of people would die from such a conflict. A war in Korea could touch off such a horrendous conflict.
You may not agree with my assertions, but I was one of the first to say this was a false flag operation. I have stood my ground in spite of many saying I was wrong in saying it was not North Korea. Now again it appears that the truth is slowly coming forward... Again all you have to do is to look at what nation(s) have a history of false flag attacks, and you find your suspect(s)......
More to come