“It had been some 20 years before, during Washington’s first Afghan war, the decade-long, C.I.A.-financed jihad of the 1980’s against the Soviet occupation. Rising to more than 13,000 feet, 35 miles southwest of the provincial capital of Jalalabad, Tora Bora was a fortress of snow-capped peaks, steep valleys and fortified caves. Its miles of tunnels, bunkers and base camps, dug deeply into the steep rock walls, had been part of a C.I.A.-financed complex built for the mujahedeen.” — New York Times, 2005
“…The mountains where ISIS made their base were the same ones used by bin Laden as a bolt hole and the same used by the CIA-backed mujahideen when they were fighting the Soviets in the 1980s.” — CNN, 2017 Continue reading
The EU and NATO are putting pressure on Skopje to accept the demands of neighboring Tirana [Albania] and change its constitution, which would have a destabilizing effect on the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). […]
Tirana’s attempt to destabilize Macedonia has been echoed by US politicians too. In February, chairman of the US Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Dana Rohrabacher told Albanian TV Channel Vizion Plus that the country should be portioned, and “Kosovars and Albanians from Macedonia should be part of Kosovo.” Continue reading
“When Russia came to aid Bashir Assad the Syrian Government began being able to defeat ISIS and the Islamic Extremist elements within Syria. For the hidden plan of Obama/Kerry (and also McCain, Graham, et al), Russia defeating ISIS, al-Qaeda and al-Nusra, upended their objective.
The revelations within this leaked audio are simply astounding. The 40-minute discussion took place on the sidelines of a United Nations General Assembly in New York. The meeting took place at the Dutch Mission to the United Nations on Sept. 22nd 2016…Key Kerry moments at 02:00, and again at approximately 18:30 forward.
The discussion from 18:30 through to 29:00 are exceptionally revealing and should be listened to by anyone who has wondered what was going on in Syria. Kerry even makes mention of the “Responsibility to Protect, or R2P” principle…
The Sixth Phase: “from 2016 onwards there will a period of “total confrontation.” As soon as the caliphate has been declared the “Islamic army” it will instigate the “fight between the believers and the non-believers” which has so often been predicted by Osama bin Laden.” – Der Spiegel 2005…
The response of the Swedes for the most part was disturbingly passive, in part because free, unfettered expression is being successfully couched in the West as implicitly racist and even injurious, and therefore at odds with cultural difference and diversity.
As such, free speech is being treated and successfully redefined as more of a weapon than a right.
This is consistent with Islamic legal doctrine, but the rationale is now being embraced and aggressively advanced by the Left and other activists, especially on University campuses.