Global war on "terrorism"
In 1980s, the United States and Israel created the concept of "international terrorism" to discredit the national liberation movements, accusing them of being tentacles of the Soviet beast. After the September 11 attacks, responsibility for quashing terrorism was taken away from the police and shifted to the military domain. For the Anglo-American ruling class, the "war against terrorism" had been envisaged as a means of affirming its control over trade routes (free maritime and air circulation), but it served the Bush administration and the Zionist movement to cloak their mistimed colonial adventures (Palestine, Afghanistan, Irak).
The same concept is used by the West to justify the setting up of an Orwellian surveillance society and by the Shangai Cooperation Organisation (Russia, China) to stymie the intrusion of the nomadic populations of Central Asia and to stabilise them by force.
The reactions of some Atlanticists figures, from the United States, France, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, when Russia bombed the Syrian branch of Al Qaeda —the Al-Nosra Front— speak for themselves. Those that these leaders refer to as "moderate rebel" actually belong to registered groups on the list of terrorist organizations by the United Nations.
Maintenance of international peace and security:
settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa
and countering the terrorist threat in the region Concept note
The Russian Federation proposes to hold on 30 September 2015 a ministerial-level Security Council open debate on the subject “Maintenance of international peace and security: settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa and countering the terrorist threat in the region”, to engage in comprehensive (...)
The conflict which has plunged Syria into mourning is not a war opposing different communities, but a war between two projects for society.
On one side, a modern, secular Syria, in other words, a society which is respectful of ethnic, religious, and political diversity ; on the other, the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood, who, since their creation in 1928, have been seeking to re-establish the Ottoman caliphate by means of jihad.
The Muslim Brotherhood claim that they wish to defend and (...)
The intervention of the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organisation) against terrorism in Iraq and Syria may be the beginning of a world order based on the cooperation and defence of civilian populations, or, on the contrary, a period of East-West confrontation in which the West openly supports terrorism. Contrary to popular belief, this military deployment is aimed less at defending Iraq and the Syrian Arab Republic than the members of the CSTO themselves. It is therefore not negotiable. The debates in the UNO General Assembly and Security Council on the 30th September will reveal the response of Washinton and its allies. In any case, nothing will ever be the same.
Meeting in Dushanbe (Tadjikistan) on the 15th September 2015, the heads of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) strongly denounced terrorism in Iraq and Syria, particularly that of the phoney Islamic Emirate (« Daesh »).
The heads of the member states of the CSTO stated that their organisation could now deploy under the auspices of the UNO, in the same way as NATO. They agreed to coordinate their interventions at the UNO General Assembly at the end of (...)
A campaign has been launched by the opponents of the agreement between the United States and Iran accusing Russia of intending to annex Syria by military force, as it had done in Crimea. In reality, Moscow is applying UNO resolutions and preparing an operation against the jihadists, and will go ahead with or without the consent of Washington. Already, the White House has organised a joint operation by the international Coalition and Syria. France is attempting to jump on the bandwagon, hoping at the same time to sabotage the US / Iran reconciliation.
According to The Daily Beast, General David Petraeus (ex-director of the CIA and current chief analyst for the KKR investment fund) is attempting to convince the Obama administration to recycle elements of Al-Qaïda to fight Daesh .
The online news outlet interprets this proposition as the continuation of what General Petraeus had already done in Iraq in 2007 : in order to combat the Sunni rebellion, he engaged its young supporters, including members of al-Qaïda.
In an interview with CNN, (...)
The Counter-Terrorism Centre of the CIA and the Pentagon’s Joint Special Operations Command have launched a vast operation which aims at eliminating the principal heads of the Islamic Emirate (« Daesh ») in Syria, reveals the Washington Post .
The newspaper notes that the CIA and the Pentagon kill the leaders of Daesh by bombing them with drones. It observes that this new CIA mission seems to contradict President Obama’s precedent directives, which state that the CIA should concentrate on (...)
While the British Justice has established the support of the MI6 to ISIS, the British government has warned his Indian counterpart about a possible attack by ISIS. Shelley Kasli, the editor of the new Great Game India quaterly review, returned here on the use of terrorism by the colonial powers.
A profound and significant change has just occurred in the Levant – the Russian army has begun to engage against terrorism in Syria. Although Russia has been absent from the international scene since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and although it is moving with care, it has just created a Russo-Syrian Commission, has begun supplying weapons, sharing intelligence, and sending advisors. All of this is more or less coordinated with the White House.
Photo : PKK Roadblock in Dersim.
In response to the shelling by the Turkish Army of the Kurdish population in Turkey, Iraq and Syria, the PKK (a clandestine Marxist-Leninist party) has organised for the protection of the population and proclaimed the autonomy of Dersim.
Turkey has called this region Tunceli (« Hand of bronze ») since the genocide of the Christians, who were mostly Armenian. Since 2012, it has been placed under the authority of Governor Hakan Yusuf Guner.
On the 20th July (...)
While Ankara, under pressure from Washington, gave up the idea of attacking the Kurds of the YPG in Syria , it handed over six wounded Syrian Kurdish prisoners to Al-Qaïda (al-Nusra Front), the YPG spokesperson said. The men are Ahmed Şêrko, Omer Qadir, Rêber Seyho, Ehmed Helûm, Cemal Ehmed and Beşîr Mihemed.
They will probably be executed by the terrorist organisation.
Officially, Turkey has no relations with Al-Qaïda, but
Turkish Justice has demonstrated that while President Erdoğan was (...)
President Erdoğan has set up a secret hospital on Turkish territory at Şanlıurfa, outside of the combat zones, to look after wounded Daesh jihadists.
The town also shelters a secret al-Qaïda training camp .
The wounded are transported in military vehicles by the MIT (Turkish secret services).
The supervision of the hospital is coordinated by Sümeyye Erdoğan, the daughter of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (photo) , who is also responsible for the international relations of the AKP (...)
In 2012, jihadists acquired land in Bosnia-Herzegovina, at Gornja Maoča, Ošve and Dubnica, to set up training camps under the command of Nusret Imamović.
Originally affiliated with al-Qaïda, Nusret Imamović has become the number three of its Syrian branch, the al-Nusra Front. Today he has joined the Islamic Emirate (Daesh), and the Bosnian jihadist communities have followed in his footsteps.
The Bosnian jihadists are divided into two groups :
On the one hand, the ex-fighters of Oussama Ben (...)
Contrary to their public declarations, the United Kingdom and France are participating in the anti-Daesh Coalition bombing of Daesh in Syria.
The two European states pretend that until now, they have only been implicated in Iraq. However, a document from the UK Minister of Defence, obtained by the association Reprieve, attests to the engagement of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. And the intervention of the Minister of Defence, Michael Fallon, responding to opposition criticism in the House of (...)
The North Atlantic Council met today at Turkey’s request to hold consultations under Article 4 of the Washington Treaty, which states that “the parties will consult whenever, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence, or security of any of the parties is threatened.”
Turkey requested the meeting in view of the seriousness of the situation after the recent terrorist attacks, and to inform Allies of the measures it is taking.
At its meeting today, the (...)
Several Islamist batallions are engaged on the Ukrainian side against the popular Republics of Donetsk and Lougansk.
According to the New York Times, they are the Cheikh Manour and Djokhar Doudaïev batallions , mainly composed of Chechens from Georgia and Ouzbekistan, and the Crimée battalion, composé of Tatars , the CIA has been coordinating the Nazis and the Islamists since the end of the Second World War. Concerning Ukraine, the CIA organised an « anti-Imperial Congress » (meaning (...)
Good afternoon, everybody. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend — especially our men and women in uniform. This Fourth of July we were honored to once again welcome some of our incredible troops and their families to share Fourth of July and fireworks at the White House. It was another chance for us, on behalf of the American people, to express our gratitude for their extraordinary service around the world every day.
And that includes the work that brings me here today — our (...)
It is almost a month and a half that of one of our most prestigious archaeological remains, the pearl of our ancient patrimony ,other similar headlights of Syrian Mesopotamian culture have fallen into the destructive hands of Daesh , total destruction, be it by bulldozers or explosion. Therefore this letter addressed to you is a cry of alarm, an SOS which can be summarized in one word. Palmyra.
Have you heard of this word before? It does not seem so alas! (...)
A few months ago, the Gulf press accused Damascus of buying petrol from Daesh that Daesh had stolen from Syria.
General Salim Idris, Minister of Defence of the provisional government of the National Opposition and Revolutionary Forces, accused the Syrian Arab Army of having delegated 180 officers to fight with Daesh.
The United States Embassy in Damascus, which has continued its work from Washington via the Internet, made public on the evening of the 1st June 2015 (in other words, taking (...)
A national poll of 1,711 people, carried out by the University of Quinnipiac between the 19th and the 26th May 2015, reveals that
64% of US voters think that their country is losing the fight against Daesh,
19% have no opinion.
The matgin of error is +/- 2,4%
Républicans Democrats Independents Men Women Total USA are winning 17 12 28 13 20 15 USA are losing 64 74 50 69 63 64 No opinion 19 14 23 17 16 (...)
FOREIGN MINISTER FABIUS: (Via interpreter) (In progress) – Iraq, and a representative for the United States of America, Mr. Blinken, in the absence of Mr. Kerry to report on the work we’ve done this morning and over lunch. This press conference won’t be too long because the prime minister from Iraq has a meeting at the Elysee at 3:00 p.m. and I shall have to answer a certain number of questions at our national assembly.
First of all, let me explain the meeting. You know that the international (...)
Western governments no longer hide the fact that they’re using jihadists - NATO overthrew Mouamar el-Kadhafi by using al-Qaïda as its its only ground forces; Israël displaced the UN Forces to Golan, and replaced them with al-Nosra; the international anti-Daesh Coalition allowed Palmyra to fall in order to cause more problems for Syria. But while we can understand Western interests, we fail to grasp why and how the jihadists can serve Uncle Sam in the name of the Coran.
The situation has considerably worsened in the Levant since the Islamic Emirate cut the ancient « Silk Road », the route which links Iran to the Mediterranean. There remain only two possible options : either via Deir ez-Zor and Aleppo, or else via Palmyra and Damascus. The first route has been disabled since the beginning of 2013, the second has just been cut. The fall of Palmyra will therefore have considerable consequences for the balance of the whole region.
Four ex-prosecutors and an ex-superior officer were arrested and are being held in Turkey, accused of espionage.
On the 19th January 2015, ex-prosecutor Suleyman Bagriyanik (photo), and his ex-assistants Ozcan Sisman, Aziz Takci and Ahmet Karaca, attempted to stop a convoy of covered trucks suspected of containing weapons destined for the Isamic Emirate. However, ex-police colonel Ozkan Cokay was prevented from doing so by the men in charge of the convoy, all of them members of the MIT (...)
Questioned by PBS, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, declared that « … President Barack Obama’s firm conviction is that it is impossible to treat the problem of the Islamic Emirate in a durable manner as long as the Assad problem remains unresolved ». Indeed, she continued « … one of the reasons that foreign terrorist combattants flock to Syria is that they want to fight Assad, whom they see launching attacks with barrels of explosive and chlorine. We can’t (...)
David Pujadas: Good evening, Mr. President, I’d like to start straight forward. For most French, you are in a very large part responsible for the chaos going on in Syria, because of the brutality of the repression during the last four years. According to you, what is your part of responsibility?
Bashar al-Assad: Actually, since the first few weeks of the conflict, the terrorists infiltrated the situation in Syria with the support of Western countries and regional countries, and they started (...)
On Wednesday April 1, 2015 at Yarmouk Palestinian camp in the outskirts of Damascus, a ceremony was held, organized by the Syrian Ministry of Reconciliation.
However, the camp was attacked by elements from the nearby village of Hajar al-Aswad, allied with some ex-militants of Hamas who first joined the Al-Nusra Front (al-Qaeda) and who have now joined Daesh.
During several hours, heavy fighting between Daesh and the various Palestinian militias, including their former comrades of Hamas. (...)
For several months, Barack Obama has been trying to change US policy in the Middle East in order to eliminate the Islamic Emirate with the help of Syria. But he cannot do this, partly because he has been saying for years that President Assad must go, and secondly because his regional allies support the Islamic Emirate against Syria. However, things are slowly evolving so he should be able to do so soon. Thus, it appears that all States that supported the Islamic Emirate have ceased to do so, opening the way for a redistribution of the cards.
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