Everything You Were Told About the Syrian War was Wrong – Until Now

Everything You Were Told About the Syrian War was Wrong – Until Now

That wars end very differently to our own expectations – or our plans – was established long ago. That “we” won the Second World War did not mean the Americans would win the Vietnam war, or that France would vanquish its enemies in Algeria. Yet the moment we decide who the good guys are, and who the evil…

After Baghdadi: Will Islamic State Fighters Seek Return to al-Qaeda?

After Baghdadi: Will Islamic State Fighters Seek Return to al-Qaeda?

The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and the appointment of a virtually unknown successor could see some fugitive Islamic State group fighters seeking a return to the ranks of al-Qaeda-aligned groups. Baghdadi died last month during a raid by US special forces on a compound near the village of Barisha in the northwest Syrian province where…

Baghdadi Is Dead But the West’s Backing for Dictators Keeps the Fires Burning

Baghdadi Is Dead But the West’s Backing for Dictators Keeps the Fires Burning

When US Defence Secretary Mark Esper was asked this week to confirm President Donald Trump’s assertion that Islamic State group (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died “whimpering and crying” as he ran into a tunnel, he said he couldn’t: “I don’t have those details.” As someone who has never seen action in his life, and watched this…

Baghdadi, the Invisible Leader of a Fake Army

Baghdadi, the Invisible Leader of a Fake Army

Before we begin, for those who are not intelligence specialists, these axioms must be, if not learned, at least introduced. Behind the curtain exists a Deep State, a world super-government that will minimally influence and in most cases control national governments. Governments are controlled to control resources, to manipulate markets through manufactured needs and shortages,…

Questions Remain Over Alleged Death of Islamic State Leader

Questions Remain Over Alleged Death of Islamic State Leader

Russia’s Ministry of Defense this week said it had not seen any credible evidence that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS) terror group, had been killed in northern Syria last weekend, allegedly in a daring US military operation. US President Donald Trump boasted last Sunday that American Special Forces raided a…