Washington’s Weak Hand in Syria By Tony Cartalucci

14 November 2018 — Land Destroyer
(Tony Cartalucci – NEO) – With Damascus and its allies firmly in control of Syria’s largest cities and the vast majority of Syrian territory west of the Euphrates – not only has the US-led proxy war against the nation failed – with Russian and Iranian forces involved indefinitely – the return of additional territory under Damascus’ control seems all but inevitable.

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Trump Keeps US in Syria and Sets Off New War

19 January 2018 — TRNN

Just days after the announcement of a U.S.-backed Kurdish “border force” and an indefinite U.S. military presence in Syria, Turkey is shelling Kurdish areas and threatening a ground assault. We speak to Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton about what the Trump administration’s renewed commitment to both regime change and confronting Iran means for Syria. Continue reading

Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya By Ben Norton

28 November 2017 — FAIR

Twenty-first century slave markets. Human beings sold for a few hundred dollars. Massive protests throughout the world.

The American and British media have awakened to the grim reality in Libya, where African refugees are being sold in open-air slave markets. Yet a crucial detail in this scandal has been downplayed or even ignored in many corporate media reports: the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in bringing slavery to the North African nation.

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How Ukraine Turned into An Arms Dealer – Supplying Weapons to Al Qaeda and ISIS-Daesh By Sophie Mangal

14 October 2017 — Global Research 

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) together with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network revealed a scheme of weapons supply to the terrorists of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra.

There is no secret that the U.S. provides the so-called moderate opposition and Kurdish militia in Syria with arms and ammunition most of which are the weapons remained after the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact disbanded.

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Bombshell Report Catches Pentagon Falsifying Paperwork For Weapons Transfers To Syrian Rebels by Tyler Durden

13 September 2017 — Zero Hedge

A new bombshell joint report issued by two international weapons monitoring groups Tuesday confirms that the Pentagon continues to ship record breaking amounts of weaponry into Syria and that the Department of Defense is scrubbing its own paper trail. On Tuesday the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) produced conclusive evidence that not only is the Pentagon currently involved in shipping up to $2.2 billion worth of weapons from a shady network of private dealers to allied partners in Syria – mostly old Soviet weaponry – but is actually manipulating paperwork such as end-user certificates, presumably in order to hide US involvement.

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U.S. “Military Aid” to Al Qaeda, ISIS-Daesh

5 September 2017 — Global Research 

Pentagon Uses Illicit Arms Trafficking to Channel Enormous Shipments of Light Weapons into Syria By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Author’s Note and Update

This article was first published by Global Research on October 2, 2016.

In relation to the tragic events in Barcelona and Manchester, it is important that Western public opinion be informed regarding the unspoken relationship between Western governments and the ISIS.

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Media Mourn End of CIA Killing Syrians and Strengthening Al Qaeda

27 July 2017 — FAIR

The US government has finally announced an end to its years-long program to arm and train Syrian rebels. The initiative, one of the CIA’s largest covert operations, with billions of dollars of funding, fueled mass killing in Syria and significantly prolonged the country’s horrific war. Widely respected experts have also acknowledged that it greatly strengthened murderous extremist groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda.

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The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

14 July 2017 — Global Research

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham: An instrument of the Western Military Alliance

Author’s Introduction and Update (July 14, 2017)

First published by GR on June 14, 2014, updated August 2014, this article reveals how the US and its allies facilitated the incursion of Islamic State (ISIS) convoys into Iraq in June 2014 prior to the onset of the counter-terrorism bombing campaign launched by Obama in August 2014.  

It is worth recalling the history of the initial incursion of ISIS forces (Summer 2014) and the timeline extending from the occupation of Mosul in Summer of 2014 which was covertly supported by the US, to the “Liberation” of Mosul three years later which was also supported by the US and its allies.

We’re dealing with a diabolical military and intelligence agenda. 

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US Hawks Advance a War Agenda in Syria By Daniel Lazare

22 August 2016 — ICH

The U.S. government, having illegally sent American troops into Syria, is now threatening to attack the Syrian military if it endangers those troops, an Orwellian twist that marks a dangerous escalation, explains Daniel Lazare.

War, like politics, is filled with surprises. While the focus in Syria has been on a U.S.-backed rebel offensive in Aleppo that has succeeded in turning tables on Bashar al-Assad’s government, a new and unexpected flashpoint has developed 200-plus miles to the east where U.S. jets are engaged in a dangerous showdown with Syrian warplanes near the city of Hasakah.

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How We Know ISIS Was Made In The USA By Roger Stone

20 August 2016 — Lew Rockwell

Judicial Watch proved it. Under a Freedom of Information Act request, Judicial Watch was able to obtain a (heavily redacted) copy of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) directive that initiated the creation of ISIS in 2012. the DIA report states:

“THE WEST, GULF COUNTRIES, AND TURKEY [WHO] SUPPORT THE [SYRIAN] OPPOSITION . . . [SUPPORT] ESTABLISHING A DECLARED OR UNDECLARED SALAFIST PRINCIPALITY IN EASTERN SYRIA . . . IN ORDER TO ISOLATE THE SYRIAN REGIME . . .”. 

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