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Turkey’s Support for ISIS Islamist Terrorists

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The battle in Iraq consists of “Turkish-backed Sunni jihadis rebelling against an Iranian-backed Shi’ite-oriented central government,” I wrote in a recent article. Some readers question that the Republic of Turkey has supported the “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,” the main Sunni group fighting in Iraq. They point to ISIS attacks on Turkish interests, within Turkey, along its border with ... Read More »

The Persian Gulf States are Behind ISIS?

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NEO reports: Published in 2007 – a full 4 years before the 2011 “Arab Spring” would begin – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh’s New Yorker article titled, “”The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefiting our enemies in the war on terrorism?” stated specifically (emphasis added):   To undermine Iran, which is predominantly Shiite, the Bush Administration has decided, in ... Read More »

ISIS: used by NATO as pretext for invading Syria?

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All roads lead to Baghdad and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is following them all, north from Syria and Turkey to south, NEO reports. Read full article. Reading Western headlines, two fact-deficient narratives have begun gaining traction. The first is that this constitutes a “failure” of US policy in the Middle East, an alibi as to how ... Read More »

ISIS Secures US-Made Weapons, Ships Tanks to Syria Front

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Creating and equipping a brand new Iraqi military wholecloth was no problem for the US, Anti War reports. It was a win-win, a chance to train up a new “ally” and ship massive amounts of US arms-makers equipment abroad. It’s looking less wise now, as the Iraqi soldiers drop their US gear and run, and the advancing Islamic State of ... Read More »

ISIS ‘execute’ 1,700 Iraqi soldiers, post gruesome pictures

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Radical Sunni militants who have been capturing cities in northwest Iraq claimed on Twitter that they executed 1,700 Iraqi soldiers, RT reports. The radicals posted graphic photos as evidence. (Photo AFP) The photographs, which were posted on the Twitter account associated with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL), came with captions that described their alleged massacre. They ... Read More »

Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

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In Syria: ISIL publicly crucify people.  To the awe of its readership, a recent Daily Mail article reports that the “jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Levant [ISIL],” which is currently entrenched in Raqqa, Syria, “publicly crucified two Syrian rebels in northeastern Syria in revenge for a grenade attack on members of their group,” Raymond Ibrahim reports. While the Daily ... Read More »