By Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in August 2011 to April 2013, Islamic State and al-Nusra Front (currently Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, JFS) were a single organization that chose the banner of “Jabhat al-Nusra.” Although the current al-Nusra Front is led by Abu Mohammad al-Julani but he was appointed […]
Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in August 2011 to June 2014, when the Islamic State overran Mosul and Anbar in Iraq, an informal pact had existed between the Western powers, their regional allies and the Sunni Arab militants of the Middle East against the Shi’a resistance axis. […]
Jim W. Dean – This is our first posting by Sophie Mangal, a young University of North Carolina media and journalism grad who has already managed to get out into the field, even to Syria no less.
A man, blindfolded and handcuffed, kneels between two members of the Iraqi security forces after being detained and accused of having links to the Islamic State in November. (Alice Martins/For The Washington Post) – …by Loveday Morris (submitted to VT by WaPo) – RAMADI, Iraq — The Islamic State is nearing defeat on the battlefield, […]
Commenting on the recent US media reports that nearly two-thirds of US Navy’s strike fighters can’t fly due to undergoing maintenance and that there is a lack of funds available to fix them, Russian defense analysts explain what might be behind such reports.
Trump is the new Hitler – a figurehead with a good line in charismatic public speaking, some populist rhetoric and a penchant for mistreating women. The similarities don’t end there however and the key one to draw is that both lead their countries into becoming fascist police states.
Gordon Duff – With Tillerson’s meltdown during confirmation hearings, Trump has no one qualified to attend, no one with weight enough to hold his own with Lavrov.
While this plan was written 25 years ago (and is in fact, a neat summation of a far older Zionist agenda) it remains very relevant today. The ‘election’ of Donald Trump has given this Zionist plan new importance.
A senior official at the Israeli Embassy in London was secretly filmed discussing with a Conservative staffer how British officials with a pro-Palestinian stance could be “taken down.”
Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack on a Christmas market in Germany’s capital, in which a truck plowed into crowds of shoppers, killing 12 and wounding 48.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he has nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to arguably the most important position in his Cabinet — secretary of state. While Tillerson has no experience in public office, his nomination has drawn the ire of environmentalists for his company’s actions on climate change while even members of Trump’s own party are uneasy with the pick due to the CEO’s ties to Russia.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish Army entered Syria to end the rule of President Bashar Assad, whom he accused of terrorism and causing the deaths of thousands.
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New York state’s top law enforcement official said Tuesday he has opened an investigation into the Donald J. Trump Foundation, citing worries the Republican presidential nominee’s charity has been involved in “impropriety.”
Jim W. Dean – Is the worm beginning to turn for Merkel’s party in Germany? Only time will tell if the vote below was a fluke, but or a new party to get 21% of the vote in it’s first election is a big hint.
Both are brutal, oppressive police states ruled by autocratic leaders, both are guilty of murderous genocides against their own citizens, both have waged decades long inhumane military campaigns against the people who share their nation – in the case of Israel, the Arabs, in the case of the Turks, it is the Kurds.
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today The broadly-accepted distinction between governmental and anti-governmental terrorism has been blurred in the ongoing different war which continues between the US-led state actors and the non-state actors, popularly called the Islamic militants or terrorists. We need a realistic approach to determine the question of rational and irrational actors in […]
Millions read the news today, the pedophile ring “busted” or the earlier article about how the FBI actually ran it for several weeks, expanding it, drawing in tens of thousands.
The driver of the truck that killed at least 80 people in Nice on Thursday evening was a 31-year-old resident born in Tunisia.
In the past 25 years, the state of Texas paid US $93.6 million to 101 people wrongfully sent to prison, according to data from the state comptroller’s office.
By Sajjad Shaukat Trump whose political character is an amalgamation of the traits of Louis XVI, the king of France, Prince Metternich, the Austro-Hungarian emperor, Rasputin, Russian spiritualist, Germany’s rulers William II (Kaiser) and Adolf Hitler will take the world to the ‘state of nature’ when there was a war of “all against all”, if […]
Maj.Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Qods Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, confirmed that if Iran’s help were not there in preserving the Syrian state, Daash would have dominated on all over Syria.
You have to feel for the Venezuelan people, they are suffering badly due to the financial meltdown and a severe energy shortage.
Jim W. Dean – As always, what happens to these weapons when they get in country, as in pilferage and even transfers to ISIL itself, is an aspect never touched upon by Western media.
UNITED NATIONS, May 7. /TASS/. Islamic State, a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, is uncontrollably expanding its zone of activity into Libya, Afghanistan and Europe, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitally Churkin said on Friday at a United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation in Iraq. According to the Russian diplomat, increased […]
Gordon Duff – It is probable that this election is a farce, a staged theatrical comedy, put on by the ruling powers who control the dozens of intelligence agencies, the bought and paid for Congress, the extremist courts and the militarized police army that occupies America.
If you watch the MSM you would get the impression that ISIS are a bunch of ruthless, bloodthirsty killers skilled in the arts of war. Here is the real ISIS and as a certain sargeant-major of my acquaintance might have said ‘a sorrier shower of useless shite I have yet to see’. Highlights include the […]
Brutal Turkish Dictator Says Offended by US Counterpart Remarks on Press Freedom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it is saddening that US President Barack Obama made comments in his “absence” about freedom of press in Turkey. “I am saddened that these kinds of comments have been made in my absence,” the Turkish president said […]
Severe budget cuts led to the closure of five Israeli representatives, as well as diplomats quitting and difficulty supplying human resources for important posts in Israeli foreign ministry.