The ISIS Described by the US Media as a “Sunni Muslim Militia” is “Made in America”. It has Nothing to Do with Sunni Islam By Prof. Henry Francis B. Espiritu

19 March 2015 — Global Research

isis_smallAs a lifetime student of classical mainline Islamic jurisprudential school of thought called “Sunni fiqh”,  I feel saddened to note how the Western mainstream media succumbed to the Islamophobic propaganda of affixing the epithet “Sunni” to the militia of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

I can confidently say that ISIS is not Sunni because all that ISIS has done is to contravene the ethical teachings of Sunni Islam.

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From Pol Pot to ISIS: “Anything that Flies on Everything that Moves” By John Pilger

7 October 2014 — John Pilger

In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything that moves”.  As Barack Obama ignites his seventh war against the Muslim world since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the orchestrated hysteria and lies make one almost nostalgic for Kissinger’s murderous honesty.

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British PM David Cameron: “Non-Violent Extremists” Including “9/11 Truthers” and “Conspiracy Theorists” are Just as Dangerous as ISIL Terrorists By Peter Drew

29 September 2014 — Global Research

Dear Mr Cameron

I write this open letter to you in response to your recent speech at the United Nations calling for military intervention in Iraq and Syria over the threat of ISIL. In particular I would like to make mention of your reference to the so called threat to society of what you have termed ‘non-violent extremists’, including those who are attempting to bring forward information and evidence about 9/11 which contradicts the official version of events.

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Iraq News Links for 26 September 2014

26 September 2014  —

FAIR TV: Climate Blackout, Bombing Syria & Human Rights Rhetoric

Fox News ‘salutes’ UAE’s first female fighter pilot bombing ISIS positions as ‘boobs on the ground’
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The Purpose And The Pretence – Bombing Isis By David Edwards

24 September 2014 — Media Lens

Tom Bradby, ITV News political editor, nutshelled the media zeitgeist in a single tweet:

‘I am not at all religious, but I can’t help feeling there may be a seventh circle of hell reserved somewhere for Jihadi John [the killer of James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines].’

For ‘Jihadi John’ and the West’s close allies in Saudi Arabia, perhaps, where ‘scheduled beheading reflects authorities’ callous disregard to human rights’, according to Amnesty International.

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Who’s Your Daddy, ISIS? By BAR executive editor Glen Ford

17 September 2014 — Black Agenda Report

“ISIS has many, many fathers, all of whom now deny patrimony.”

Let us be clear, if that is possible, about President Obama’s plan to deal with ISIS, the boogeyman of America’s own making. The president last week swore that he would “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State, after having spent three years providing weapons and money to jihadists fighters, including ISIS, in hopes that they would “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Syrian state of president Bashar Assad. So, the Americans set out to destroy one state, in Syria, whose government had never presented any danger to the U.S., and wind up creating another state, a caliphate astride the borders of Syria and Iraq, that openly declares its intention to do battle with the U.S.

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Someone’s Already Fighting ISIS: The Syrian Arab Army By Tony Cartalucci

16 September 2014 — New Eastern Outlook

Since 2011, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has waged a relentless war within Syrian territory against what it has said from the very beginning was an invasion of heavily armed, foreign-backed sectarian extremists. In retrospect, the transparently ludicrous nature of articles like the Guardian’s “Syria’s rebels unite to oust Assad and push for democracy” is self-evident. The article would lay out Syria’s claims side by side with the West’s narrative by stating: Continue reading this...

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Who is Behind the Islamic State (ISIL) Beheadings? Probing the SITE Intelligence Group By James F. Tracy

15 September 2014 — Global Research

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image: Foley beheading video

Since mid-August 2014 major news organizations have conveyed videos allegedly found online by the SITE Intelligence Group.

Unsurprisingly the same media have failed to closely interrogate what the private company actually is and whether the material it promotes should be accepted as genuine.

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Iraq News Links 16-17 July 2014

17 July 2014 12:48:01 —

Cheney reaction: Interview blackout as protester waves handcuffs at ‘war criminal’ (RT)

The imperialist debacle in Iraq and the struggle against war (WSWS)

Buildup of Saudi Troops on Iraq Border as ISIS Threat Looms (

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Iraq News LInks 15-16 July 2014

16 July 2014 11:55:57 —

Morocco: Morocco Braces for Islamic State Threat (

Iraq conflict: Military unable to retake Tikrit after renewed offensive (CBC)

BRICS: A New and Much Different Future Not Only for the Latin America But Also for Other Developing Nations (4th Media)

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Iraq News Links 14-15 July 2014

15 July 2014 11:56:40  —

Iraq forces advance into militant-held Tikrit (The Sun Daily)

Iraq’s Sunni Clerics Suffer Under Insurgent Rule (NDTV)

Initial review of Iraq forces done; no decisions (AP)

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Iraq News LInks 13-14 July 2014

14 July 2014 10:26:15 —

Iraq Shia militia ‘murdered prisoners’ for fear they would join Islamic State (Telegraph)

Indian Shias on Mission Iraq: Over 6000 seek visas for war-torn country (

Before Unleashing Gaza-Like Airstrikes on Iraq, Congress Must Vote (Huffington Post)

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ISIS role in destruction of Iraq by transnational elite

13 July 2014 — RT

In an orgy of disorientation by the entire transnational elite, mainly based in the G7 countries, the real significance of the events in Iraq is buried under tons of untrue claims, or half-truths.

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Iraq News Links 12-13 July 2014

13 July 2014 22:16:14 —

Security forces continue battles with insurgent groups in Iraq (SCF)

NEO – Ahmad Chalabi: Return of the Bad Penny (Veternas Today)

Al Qaeda-Linked Syria Group Enjoying USAID? You’ve Got to See This to Believe It (Global Research)

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