Posted in Iran Iraq Russia Syria USA

Bizarre claims and pro-regime-change propaganda: Syria’s Assad supports ISIS, both have to be destroyed

[Los Angeles Times] “The rollback of Islamic State must come as a shock to the chorus of journalists and analysts…

Posted in Bahrain Kosovo Kuwait Qatar Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

How Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states turned once-tolerant Kosovo into fertile ground for ISIS and Wahhabi ideology

[The New York Times] “Every Friday, just yards from a statue of Bill Clinton with arm aloft in a cheery wave, hundreds…

Posted in Saudi Arabia UK USA Yemen

Resetting the Saudi relationship: US and UK could end Yemen war tomorrow, and they should

[Brookings] “Senator Murphy joined Brookings Senior Fellows Bruce Riedel and Tamara Wittes for a discussion on the U.S.-Saudi partnership, one of America’s longest-standing relationships…

Posted in Afghanistan Angola Croatia Egypt France Jordan Morocco Nicaragua Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

Operation Timber Sycamore: Saudis provide money and arms, U.S. trains Syrian rebels

[The New York Times] “When President Obama secretly authorized the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled rebels in 2013, the spy…

Posted in Iraq Lebanon Syria Turkey

Syria protests infiltrated by armed jihadists provoking army into deadly fights, weapons smuggled in from Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey

[The Times] “The previous week four protesters had been shot dead for trying to block the main road between Damascus,…

Posted in Syria

Syrian security forces kill nine protesters, seize weapons and cash from al-Omari Mosque

[Daily Mail] “Fresh violence in a southern Syrian city has left nine people dead today.” “That made it the deadliest…

Posted in Afghanistan Pakistan USA

Hillary Clinton: today’s terrorists in Afghanistan were funded by US in past, Saudi Arabia imported Wahhabism

[CNN] Transcript of AMERICAN MORNING, aired April 24, 2009 – 06:00 ET JOHN ROBERTS, CNN ANCHOR: “These are new pictures…

Posted in Afghanistan Bosnia India Pakistan UK USA

Omar Sheikh, accused of killing Daniel Pearl, had ties to CIA and Pakistani intelligence agency ISI

[Pittsburgh Tribune-Review] “The murder of Daniel Pearl continues to torment the conscience of many in Washington who make and implement…