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19 February 2016 @ 09:09 pm
Russian intelligence report on Turkey’s current assistance to Daesh  
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| Moscow (Russia)


18 February 2016

Recruitment of foreign terrorist fighters, facilitation of their cross-border movement into Syria and the supply of weapons to the terrorist groups active there

Reportedly, representatives of ISIL — with help from the Turkish intelligence services — have established an extensive network in Antalya for the recruitment of individuals who have arrived in Turkey from the post-Soviet States, to enable their participation in the Syrian conflict and possible transfer to Russia.

The group of recruiters consists of a Kyrgyzstan national named Abdullah; a native of Adygea named Azmet; a native of Tatarstan named Elnar; a Russian Federation national named Ilyas; an Azerbaijan national named Adil Aliev; and a native of Karachay-Cherkessia named Nizam. They are led by a Russian Federation national, Ruslan Rastyamovich Khaibullov (also known as Baris Abdul or by the pseudonym “The Teacher”), born on 1 April 1978 in Tatarstan. He lives with his family in Antalya. He has a Turkish permanent residence permit.

Recruitment takes place with the knowledge of the temporary detention centre administration. If a detainee agrees to accept Islam and engage in terrorist activity, the recruiters promise to “do a deal” with the Turkish law enforcement agencies and offer, free of charge, the services of a Turkish lawyer, Tahir Tosolar. Sultan Kekhursaev, a Chechen who is a Turkish national, has also made visits for the same purpose to detention centres where foreigners are held.

In September 2015 a group of more than 1,000 ISIL fighters who had come from countries in Europe and Central Asia were taken from Turkey to Syria through the border crossing at Alikaila (Gaziantep).

The routes for the movement of fighters pass very close to the Turkish-Syrian border through Antakya, Reyhanlı, Topaz, Şanlıurfa and Hatay.

In March 2014 the head of the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MIT), Mr. H. Fidan, coordinated the transfer of a large ISIL unit headed by Mahdi al-Kharati, a Libyan national [1]. The fighters were taken by sea from Libya to Syria through the Barsai crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border.

Since late December 2015, with the assistance of the Turkish intelligence services, arrangements have been made for an air route for moving ISIL fighters from Syria through Turkey to Yemen using Turkish military air transport. An alternative means of transporting fighters is by sea to the Yemeni port of Aden.

Russian Federation nationals who maintain contact with representatives of the security, police and administrative authorities in a number of Turkish cities, including Istanbul, are involved in recruitment through Turkish madrasas.

It is well known that wounded ISIL fighters are being provided with places to rest and receive treatment in areas of Turkey bordering Syria. At least 700 fighters were recuperating in Gaziantep in 2014.

Reportedly, beginning in 2015, Turkish intelligence services assisted in the removal from Antalya to Eskişehir of what was termed a “Tatar Village”, which houses ethnic Tatar fighters and accomplices of the terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusrah who are natives of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and Mordovia. Some of them are dual Russian-Turkish nationals.

One of the people actively involved in the Village is Timur Maunirovich Bichurin, a Russian national born on 15 December 1969 who is a native of Kazan and since January 2014 has been acting as an accomplice, helping Islamists fighting in Syria.

In December 2014, Turkish intelligence services helped to set up camps in Turkey, particularly in Hatay Province, to gather illegal migrants and provide training in preparation for the dispatch of extremist gangs to Syria. In January 2015, the Turkish MIT was involved in the operation to merge three terrorist bands, Osman Gazi, Omer bin Abdulaziz and Omer Mukhtar, into a group called the Sultan Abdulhamid Brigade, of which Omer Abdullah was appointed commander. The members of this group are trained in a camp in Bayır-Bucak in Turkey under the leadership of instructors from special operations units of the Turkish Armed Forces general command and MIT personnel. The activities of the Sultan Abdulhamid Brigade are coordinated with the activities of Jabhat al-Nusrah fighters in the north of the Syrian province of Latakia.

It is well known that on 21 September 2015, in the Syrian town of Tell Rifaat, representatives of the Syrian opposition who had received military training at a camp in Kırşehir in Turkey had delivered weapons to Jabhat al-Nusrah fighters.

Deliveries of weapons to terrorist groups in Syria are reportedly still taking place, profiting from the facilities of Turkish-based foundations İnsan Hak ve Hürriyetleri ve İnsani Yardım Vakfı (IHH — Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief), İmkander and Öncü Nesil İnsani Yardım Derneği.

Supplies of various forms of weapons, military equipment and ammunition are arriving from abroad via the Turkish port of İskenderun. Military equipment and supplies are transported from there through Hatay Province (Öncüpinar border crossing) to Aleppo and Idlib in Syria using vehicles belonging to IHH, İmkander and Öncü Nesil with the following Turkish registrations: 33 SU 317, 06 DY 7807, 33 SU 540, 33 SU 960, 42 GL 074 and 31 R 5487. Within Syria, the weapons and ammunition are distributed to Turkmen gangs and Jabhat al-Nusrah units.

On 15 September 2014, representatives of IHH brought supplies of weapons and medicines from Bursa through the Ceylanpınar border crossing (Reyhanlı district) by vehicle into Syria for ISIL groups. This shipment was followed and escorted through Turkey by a vehicle carrying MIT personnel.

This report is dated February 10, 2016

[1] Probably Mahdi al-Harati, the famous CIA spy with double nationaly from Libya and Ireland, Note by the Voltaire Network.

Voltaire Net http://www.voltairenet.org/article190333.html

Just in case W. MSM and intelligence services missed it.
 
 
 
clothcapclothcap on February 19th, 2016 09:14 pm (UTC)
The media are misleading the public on Syria

Yahoo. Boston Globe By Stephen Kinzer February 18, 2016
Coverage of the Syrian war will be remembered as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of the American press. Reporting about carnage in the ancient city of Aleppo is the latest reason why.
For three years, violent militants have run Aleppo. Their rule began with a wave of repression. They posted notices warning residents: “Don’t send your children to school. If you do, we will get the backpack and you will get the coffin.” Then they destroyed factories, hoping that unemployed workers would have no recourse other than to become fighters. They trucked looted machinery to Turkey and sold it.
This month, people in Aleppo have finally seen glimmers of hope. The Syrian army and its allies have been pushing militants out of the city. Last week they reclaimed the main power plant. Regular electricity may soon be restored. The militants’ hold on the city could be ending.
Militants, true to form, are wreaking havoc as they are pushed out of the city by Russian and Syrian Army forces. “Turkish-Saudi backed ‘moderate rebels’ showered the residential neighborhoods of Aleppo with unguided rockets and gas jars,” one Aleppo resident wrote on social media. The Beirut-based analyst Marwa Osma asked, “The Syrian Arab Army, which is led by President Bashar Assad, is the only force on the ground, along with their allies, who are fighting ISIS — so you want to weaken the only system that is fighting ISIS?”
This does not fit with Washington’s narrative. As a result, much of the American press is reporting the opposite of what is actually happening. Many news reports suggest that Aleppo has been a “liberated zone” for three years but is now being pulled back into misery.
More http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/02/18/the-media-are-misleading-public-syria/8YB75otYirPzUCnlwaVtcK/story.html
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 02:35 am (UTC)
Accidents happen
British airstrikes have killed or injured just SEVEN ISISfighters in Syria - and the 'game-changing' Brimstone missile did not account for any of them
*None of the bombing runs involved the high-precision Brimstone missile
*Cameron vowed missile would make 'meaningful difference' to campaign
*One militant struck at checkpoint near ISIS capital Raqqa on Christmas Day
*Four fighters hit with Hellfire missiles, two with Paveways in January
MailOnline 19/02/16 By Simon Tomlinson
British air strikes in Syria have killed or injured just seven Islamic State fighters, according to estimates released by the Ministry of Defence.
David Cameron won the support of MPs for strikes in the terror group's Syrian strongholds in December.
But the MoD figures show by the end of January just four attacks had resulted in the jihadist group suffering casualties.
More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3454152/British-air-strikes-killed-injured-just-SEVEN-ISIS-fighters-Syria.html
The cost to present and future British taxpayers of Cameron's campaign to kill NATO, Israeli and Turkish backed terrorists?
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 04:43 am (UTC)
Cameron regime spares no taxpayer expense in the pretence of helping eliminating ISIS
while pretending to avoid collateral damage

ISIS militant who plotted Tunisia beach massacre in which 30 Britons died is 'killed' in US air strike on Libyan training camp
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
*More than 30 militants killed in attack on ISIS hideout, says Western official
*Targeted Tunisia attacks mastermind Noureddine Chouchane in Sabratha
*Intelligence officials say it is 'likely' ISIS militant was among those killed
By Liz Hull And Larisa Brown For The Daily Mail 19/02/16
The air strike (left and right) is thought to have killed 40 people including senior ISIS militant jihadi Noureddine Chouchane (inset). Intelligence officials said it was 'likely' he was among more than 30 ISIS recruits wiped out in the attack on a building in the city of Sabratha where militants had gathered.
More http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3454429/U-S-air-strikes-kill-40-people-Libya-targeting-house-suspected-ISIS-fighters-gathered.html
Assassinating those that could embarrass the zios' Cameron regime or their MI6?
There are terrorist training camps in Tunisia. The false flag there was perped with locally trained psychopaths and aided by local security.

Edited at 2016-02-20 05:33 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 08:43 am (UTC)
RU perspectives

Russia to 'annexe' another state
South Ossetia to Hold Referendum on Joining the Russian Federation in 2016
Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
19th February, 2016
Izvestia
The South Ossetian President, Leonid Tibilov, has today announced the holding of a referendum, after which he will be able to directly ask Vladimir Putin about the inclusion of the Republic into Russia.
Recall that in June 2014 the Parliament of South Ossetia declared that they will submit the question of joining the Russian Federation to a public vote. Discussion of the referendum began in October 2015. The Republic's leadership has repeatedly said that many citizens speaks in favour of the accession to Russia.
Details http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/south-ossetia-to-hold-referendum-on.html

Financial Times: Russia Ended U.S Lawlessness In the Middle East
Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
14th February, 2016
RIA
Washington has not gotten away with an "Arab spring", in Syria, as Russia has clearly shown that it will not allow the United States to overthrow any leader who refuses to act on their orders, writes the Financial Times.
Syrian government troops supported by Russian aviation made a major breakthrough in Aleppo, and now it is safe to say that Moscow has all the chances to reverse the course of the conflict, the newspaper notes. If the forces of Assad are taking Aleppo, Moscow in talks on a ceasefire on Friday in Munich, will be able to play their most powerful cards.
More http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/financial-times-russia-ended-us.html

U.S & France Reject Russian Draft UNSC Resolution on Syria
Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
19th February, 2016
RT
The permanent representatives of France and the USA to the UN, Samantha Power and François Delattre told journalists that their country had rejected Moscow's proposed draft Security Council resolution in defense of Syrian sovereignty.
As was reported by TASS, representatives of the two countries also stressed that the Russian document has no future.
Earlier today the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that Moscow intends to convene a meeting of the UN Security Council in connection with the plans of Turkey to send troops to the North of Syria.
http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/us-france-reject-russian-draft-unsc.html
The zios are determined to impose 'democracy' on a demolished Syria they have tried to break gangster-style and failed. Accepting Syrians' right to self determination is not in the zio's purview.

Teetering on the Edge: Why are Riyadh, Ankara Adding Fuel to the Fire in Syria?
The world is teetering on the edge of a wider war in Syria, experts say; the question remains whether Saudi Arabia and Turkey's saber-rattling on Syria's borders are just a form of psychological intimidation or part of a NATO strategy aimed at launching a foreign intervention.
More http://sputniknews.com/politics/20160218/1034943831/why-are-riyadh-ankara-adding-fuel-to-fire-in-syria.html
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 08:45 am (UTC)
Erdogan's War Against Kurds in Southeast Turkey is 'Part of Business Plan'
Ankara has unleashed a devastating war against Kurds in the southeast Turkey to "urgently nationalize" the affected structures and implement the AKP-led project of Urban Change in Diyarbakir, Istanbul-based independent scholar Dr. Can Erimtan writes, dubbing the process as "disaster capitalism à la Turca."
The Kurdish peace process launched by Recep Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) back in 2009 has been eventually brought to an end by Ankara, who now has unleashed an all-out war against its own population in southeastern Turkey.
More http://sputniknews.com/politics/20160217/1034913193/erdogan-war-against-turkish-kurds-part-of-business-plan.html
Recommended

NATO Refuses to Support Turkey in the Event of a Conflict With Russia
Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
19th February, 2016
izvestia
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, said today that NATO allies will not support Turkey in case of a conflict with Russia, according to Der Spiegel.
According to Asselborn, the country of the North Atlantic Alliance does not intend to participate in an escalation in the conflict between Russia and Turkey. The Foreign Minister of Luxembourg underlined that the authorities of all state-members of NATO have a common stance on this issue.
"The Alliance should not be drawn into the escalating conflict between Turkey and Russia. The NATO Charter that guarantees mutual defense applies only in the case of an open attack," said Asselborn.
Full http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/nato-refuses-to-support-turkey-in-event.html

Turkish-Saudi Ground Invasion in Syria Is "Welcomed" by Damascus & Allies
Translated by Sufyan Jan for Fort Russ
19th February, 2016 by Elijah J.Magnier
There will be no cessation of fire, which the US and Russia had agreed upon, on multiple fronts, noting that the agreements' time frame had passed this past week, it is expected that intense battles will continue in Idlib and its countryside, as well as in eastern Aleppo where ISIS' hold sways in the midst of all this chatter about Turkeys intent to play a bigger role in the ongoing war in Syria, within a coalition that consists of the US and Saudi Arabia to stop the Kurds from reaching the Syrian/Turkish border.
Al-Rai has come to know “The Turkish-Saudi intervention in Syria has been welcomed by Damascus and its allies, even though it's unlikely to happen”.
High ranking sources within the joints operation room in Aleppo, consisting of Syria, Russia, Iran, Hezbollah have confirmed to Al-Rai “ The joint military intervention of Turkey/Saudi Arabia and its allies, under the pretext of fighting ISIS is welcomed, in this way we rid ourselves from this bloody, and takfiri group, ISIS is a conglomerate of armed militias that can’t be fought as easily as classical armies. It requires an immense military effort and will come at a high price of personnel loss, the guerrilla warfare that has now been perfected by SAA/NDF and their allies, will be a nightmare for Western/Arab armies if they decide to intervene in Syria, though it may be improbable, but not impossible”.
The source adds “Russia will not accept Arab armies entering Syria under US cover, they will veto any proposal in the UNSC, moreover it will be impossible for these forces to enter Syria without previous coordination with Russia, since it has full control over Syria’s air space and will attack any force that is not coordinating with it, which makes an intervention impossible unless it is okayed by the super powers”
http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/turkish-saudi-ground-invasion-in-syria.html
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 08:51 am (UTC)
Washington’s Machiavellian Game in Syria
NEO 17.02.2016 Author: F. William Engdahl
One of my often-cited sayings is around 2,500 years old. It’s from the respected Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu in his small masterpiece, The Art of War. For centuries it’s been one of the most influential strategy writings not only in Asia, but also the Western world. It goes as follows:
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War
In geopolitical analysis, when I examine a major political or economic development, it’s very important that I first look into myself, to feel if I’m blurring my analysis because of deep-felt personal wishes for a peaceful, more harmonious world, blurring the reality of a given nation or groups of nations. Similarly, if I take those malevolent patriarchs who dominate American and NATO policies today, I must be certain I know, not merely the surface of what an American President or Secretary of State might say on a given day. It can be a lie, a slick maneuver or it can be even honest. The work of any serious analyst is to sort out which it is, to go deeper, to “mine” the lode in order to see the real strategic implications.
Such is the case with finding out what is the real Washington policy—the economic and foreign policy today. For example, what is the real meaning and purpose behind the journey of the 92-year-old Henry Kissinger to Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin and others recently? What’s the real purpose of John Kerry when he appears to follow a policy more friendly towards Russia than, say, his Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland or Secretary of Defense Ash Carter? Is it the voice of a significant faction within the foreign policy establishment that genuinely seeks a shift in Washington policy with Moscow from confrontation and war towards detente, diplomacy and a policy of peace and economic cooperation? What’s the real intent of the Roman Pope in wanting to come together with the Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the first such meeting between those two churches–east and west–since the Great Schism of 1054? Is that a positive step towards world peace or is it something ominous?
Washington: confusion or deception?
Continues http://journal-neo.org/2016/02/17/washington-s-machiavellian-game-in-syria/
The megalomaniacs and profiteers want to transfer their position of stuck in a quagmire [of their own creation] to Russia while making the quagmire as deep as possible using ME assets.
Zio philosophy. Why fight them ourselves when we can get them to fight each other?
Saudi is already a willing suicide bomber. But Turkey?

The Sauds have nothing to lose. The Queen can just give them Australia. Unless Mr Annett gets there first and starts a Kanata type republic.


Edited at 2016-02-20 04:43 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 04:55 pm (UTC)
Sputnik News

Degrading Daesh: Syrian Democratic Forces Liberate Key Town in Oil-Producing Province
20.02.2016
The Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by US-led coalition air strikes, has reportedly managed to retake the strategic town of al-Shaddadah in the northeastern province of Shaddad Al-Hasakah near Syria's border with Iran.
A soldier of the Syrian Arab Army carries ammunition to a weapon during training at the frontline in the al-Kom village of the Quneitra province in Syria
© Sputnik/ Valery Melnikov
Shot Down in a Blaze of Glory: Syrian Army Liberates More Strategic Areas Near Aleppo
The key town of al-Shaddadah in the oil-producing northeastern province of Al-Hasakah has been liberated from Daesh terrorists by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with the help of US-led coalition air strikes, according to Sputnik's Turkish edition.
Sputnik quotedTackir Kobani, a, representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces, as saying that restoration work is under way in the town, and that at least 17 Daesh terrorists had been captured as a result of a military operation to liberate al-Shaddadah.
More http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160220/1035098753/syria-daesh-operation.html

Miss Me (by) Much: Pentagon Informs Russia About US Troops in Syria
20.02.2016
Seeking to avoid potential escalation, the US revealed the locations of its special ops personnel in Syria to Moscow.
The disclosure was made beyond the scope of the existing memorandum of understanding (MOU) which was signed between the US and Russia in October 2015 in order to regulate safety protocols for their respective warplanes in the region.
"We provided a geographical area that we asked them to stay out of it because of the risk to US forces," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told journalists, according to Military Times.
"This was a step we took to try to maintain their safety in a dangerous situation and this was a request that we made to the Russians outside the scope of the memorandum of understanding… Up to this point, [the Russians] have honored this request," he added.
More http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160220/1035100049/us-russia-disclosure-cooperation.html

Data Shows Airstrikes on Syrian Hospital Launched by US-Led Coalition Jet
16.02.2016
Airstrikes on a hospital affiliated with Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF), and a children’s hospital in Syria were carried out by aircraft departing the US Incirlik Airbase in Turkey, a member of the Russian upper house’s Committee on International Policy said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Monday, the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said that a hospital in the northwestern Syrian city of Maarat Numan, in the Idlib province, was hit by four rockets. It did not say which of the warring parties was suspected to be behind the deadly attack claiming the lives of at least seven people.
More http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160216/1034831694/syria-hospital-us-coalition.html
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 04:56 pm (UTC)
Analyst: Only the Blind Can't See That Russia is Protecting Europe in Syria

Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
17th February, 2016
RIA
The goals that Moscow is pursuing in Syria do not pose a threat to the West but, on the contrary, they coincide with their interests, according to the specialist in international relations Roland Lombardi in an interview with the newspaper Atlantico.
"You have to be an idiot or blind not to notice that when Russia defends its interests in the Middle East, it simultaneously protects the interests of Europe and France," — said Lombardi.
According to the analyst, the only threat to the world community comes from Turkey and Saudi Arabia, which the West consider allies. At the moment their double game with terrorist and Islamist groups, and their desire to bring the Salafis and "Muslim Brotherhood" to power in all the Arab States on the wave of the "Arab spring" has become apparent.
More http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/analyst-only-blind-cant-see-that-russia.html
Only the blind, the profit, agenda and or fear driven.
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 05:34 pm (UTC)
Turkey and Arabia to carry the can for the whole Syria mess as NATO says it won't support Erdogan's attack?
Only if Russia or Syria bomb Turkey is NATO obliged to intervene.
Turkish intervention is the trap.
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 06:26 pm (UTC)
Libya slams US airstrike on Sabratha as flagrant violation of sovereignty

RT 20 Feb, 2016
A view shows damage at the scene after an airstrike by U.S. warplanes against Islamic State in Sabratha, Libya, in this February 19, 2016 handout picture. © Sabratha municipality media office
A view shows damage at the scene after an airstrike by U.S. warplanes against Islamic State in Sabratha, Libya, in this February 19, 2016 handout picture. © Sabratha municipality media office / Reuters
The Libyan interim government has condemned the US airstrike on a suspected Islamic State training camp in Sabratha in which two abducted Serbian embassy staff were killed, calling the unsanctioned bombardment a grave violation of its sovereignty.
Libya’s interim government issued a statement saying that it “strongly condemns the airstrikes carried out by the US Air Force at certain positions in the town of Sabratha on Friday morning, February 19, 2016, without any coordination or consultation with the interim Libyan government.”
“Any interference, similar to the one that has taken place, will be considered an open and flagrant violation of the sovereignty of the Libyan state and international law,” the statement said.
More https://www.rt.com/news/333130-libya-us-airstrike-sabratha/
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 06:48 pm (UTC)
The French “Patriot Act”: Why is France Extending Its State of Emergency? From Pseudo-Democracy

The French “Patriot Act”: Why is France Extending Its State of Emergency? From Pseudo-Democracy to Dictatorship
Clamping Down on Freedom of Expression
By Guillaume Kress
Global Research, February 19, 2016
President Francois Hollande, whose legitimacy stems from nothing but a fraudulent multiparty electoral system, has repeatedly abused his authority since taking office in 2012 by waging illegal wars in foreign countries (i.e., Mali, Syria) without consulting his electors. [1]
He recently failed to confer with them when his Socialist government responded to last year’s terrorist attacks in Paris by adopting Orwellian domestic policies – policies that have allowed the Hollande administration to spy on citizens, block websites containing “terrorist related content”, strip convicted “terrorists” of French citizenship, and criminalize activism against Israeli occupation.[2]
These policies prevent the spread of information which may expose the government’s criminal activities. We should note, here, that the state of emergency greatly facilitates political corruption. [3]
To put it briefly, the state of emergency law turns France into a totalitarian police state which can act for a maximum period of 12 days without requiring judicial oversight or search warrants. Given France’s compliance with Zionist interests, it is not surprising that Human Rights Watch recently exposed the French government’s “abusive and discriminatory raids and house arrests against Muslims under its sweeping new state of emergency law.” This discrimination is not coming to an end any time soon, for Hollande’s administration just voted in favor of extending its state of emergency for three months.
Since the government can use its extraordinary powers to force journalists (via fear tactics like lawsuits and heavy fines) to comply with policies which emphasize security over freedom (i.e., censorship, spying), the state of emergency ironically prevents any independent investigation into the criminal activities that triggered the emergency in the first place.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-french-patriot-act-why-is-france-extending-its-state-of-emergency-clamping-down-on-freedom-of-expression/5508552
Coming to a pseudo-democracy that affects you soon. Maybe even the banksters response to a vote to leave the EU, France as a dry run.
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 06:55 pm (UTC)
5,000 ISIS jihadists at large in the EU: Europol boss warns huge numbers of terrorists
slipped back into European capitals after being trained in Iraq and Syria
*Europol boss Rob Wainwright warned about the number of free jihadists
*Estimated between 3,000 and 5,000 fighters have slipped back into Europe
*Claimed they sneaked back after being trained by ISIS in the Middle East
*Warned 'Europe is currently facing the highest terror threat in 10 years'
By Imogen Calderwood For Mailonline
19 February 2016
The British head of Europol has warned that as many as 5,000 ISIS-trained jihadists are wandering free in Europe.
Rob Wainwright, chief of the EU's police agency Europol, said the agency believed between 3,000 and 5,000 jihadists have been able to slip back into Europe after training with ISIS in the Middle East.
‘Europe is currently facing the highest terror threat in more than 10 years,’ Mr Wainwright told Germany’s Neue Osnabrucker Zeitung newspaper.
More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3455254/There-5-000-ISIS-trained-jihadists-roaming-large-European-Union-warns-head-Interpol.html
Hmmm. "We'd better have martial law, just in case. It won't affect normalised people who know it is for them that we do this."
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 07:06 pm (UTC)
In the Now: Face to face

RT Shows 19 Feb, 2016
Russia has been heavily criticized for its campaign against Islamic State with Western media headlines claiming it's causing a flood of refugees and a deepening humanitarian crisis and causing civilian casualties. The Russian Foreign Ministry’s Maria Zakharova is on In The Now to counter.
Vid https://www.rt.com/shows/in-the-now-summary/332766-zakharova-syria-media-propaganda/
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 07:12 pm (UTC)
How was it for EU?

Shocked diplomats catch European officials having sex in a toilet at Brussels summit as leaders thrash out deal
A pair of German officials were caught having sex in a toilet at the European summit in Brussels where David Cameron and other leaders were
Images http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3455796/How-EU-Shocked-diplomats-catch-European-officials-having-sex-toilet-European-summit-Brussels-leaders-thrash-deal.html
clothcapclothcap on February 20th, 2016 07:43 pm (UTC)
Is Uncle Sam Funding the Islamic State?
Where Does ISIS Get All Those Tanks, Weapons And Shiny New Toyota Trucks?
U.S. Treasury Dept. wonders
By Elizabeth Parker
Global Research, February 19, 2016
Reverb Press 8 October 2015
ISIS Toyotas
Toyota trucks aren’t all ISIS has managed to buy, capture or scavenge from us. In June, CNBC reported that so far we’ve accidentally furnished the Islamic State with at least $219.7 million worth of weapons, vehicles and other military supplies and gear — and that’s just the stuff we know about.
Yikes! Those evil, marauding terrorists from ISIS are still at large, but fear not: ISIS can’t escape from the U.S. and our allies for long. And when we get ’em, we’re going to kick their cartoonist/woman/gay/Christian-hating Jihadi butts from here until Sunday.
There’s just one problem. If we’re at war with ISIS, why do we keep supplying them with tanks, weapons, Humvees and shiny new Toyota trucks? CNN reports:
“They’re hard to miss. Packed with ISIS fighters and heavy weapons, Toyota pickup trucks and SUV’s are featured prominently in ISIS propaganda videos.”
According to ABC, the U.S. Treasury Dept.’s Terror Financing unit has finally taken notice of the endless parades of shiny, new Toyota trucks starring in ISIS’s propaganda videos, and they’ve launched an investigation. Toyota’s U.S. spokesman Ed Lewis told reporters this is part of a larger inquiry into supply chains and capital flows in the Middle East. Lewis promised Toyota’s full cooperation, and assures us that they’d never sell to terrorists.
“Toyota has a strict policy to not sell vehicles to potential purchasers who may use or modify them for paramilitary or terrorist activities, and we have procedures and contractual commitments in place to help prevent our products from being diverted for unauthorized military use.”
Whew. What a relief.
Toyota trucks: The jihadists’ truck of choice.
More http://www.globalresearch.ca/where-does-isis-get-all-those-tanks-weapons-and-shiny-new-toyota-trucks/5490040

Edited at 2016-02-20 07:44 pm (UTC)