“The War on Terror”

Behind the headlines in the “War on Terror”

Lahcen Ikassrien

Ex-Guantanamo Inmate: Freed to Recruit for the ISIL?

The latest sign that the U.S. is covertly helping to foment the terror wrought by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Iran’s Khamenei says U.S., Israel playing ‘good cop, bad cop’

“They make it seem like Israel wants to attack, but America is stopping it: the good cop, bad cop trick,” Khamenei told senior statesmen

Iran's new long range drone shown on Iranian TV. Click to enlarge

Iran’s Surveillance Drones Over Iraq Make U.S. Military Wary

Anthony Cordesman on why the U.S. military is growing concerned about Iranian drones over Iraq

US using ISIL to topple Maliki: Tarpley

Iran’s Press TV talks to U.S. historian and author Webster G. Tarpley about how the U.S. is covertly using the ISIL

Iranian pilot killed fighting in Iraq: state media

Although Iran didn’t reveal the exact circumstances, it is thought that he was killed while on operations against ISIS militant group targeting Shia shrines

House damaged by rocket fire in Sderot, sothern Israel, July 3, 2014. Click to enlarge

Rockets continue to fall on Israel as tensions rise

As is often the case, the bombardment caused no injuries and little damage. Prompting some observers to wonder if it wasn’t staged to justify whatever response Israel might be planning

UK Drew Up ‘Clandestine Plan’ to Train 100,000 Anti-Assad Rebels

Confirming our suspicions that Briton was secretly working toward the overthrow of Assad, its been revealed that the UK Chief of Defence had plans to train tens of thousands of “Syrian rebels”

Calmly confronting the Woolwich killer. Click to enlarge

‘Angel of Woolwich’ detained amid mental health concerns

Someone with mental health problems would be an ideal candidate to participate in a staged “terror outrage”, as some have suggested Woolwich was

Iran and Russia Send Sukhois to Iraq

Iran sends Su-25 fighters to bolster Iraq’s fight against ISIS terrorists,

Kurdish Peshmerga forces man a checkpoint on the road leading from Kirkuk to the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit, June 20, 2014. Click to enlarge

Iraq crisis ‘made in Israel’

As Dr Kevin Barrett explains, Israel has much to gain from the disintegration of Iraq

US pushing Iraq toward Yugoslavia-style disintegration: Rodney Martin

If the U.S. can’t take all of Iraq’s oil, a break-up will ensure they will at least take some.

London Times Exposes Saudi Creation of Terrorist Threat

London Times Exposes Saudi Creation of Terrorist Threat

Actually we believe the threat is not only the product of Saudi Arabia. British, U.S. and Israeli covert operations have also been involved

Syrian UN Ambassador: “Constructive Chaos” at Work in the Middle East

As in “order out of chaos”: Syria’s UN Ambassador tells it like it is

Obama seeks $US500m to equip Syrian rebels

Guaranteed to stoke the fires of conflict even more in Syria and adjacent Iraq

Iraq Confirms Syria’s Bombing on ISIS Bases; Baghdad to Buy Russian Warplanes to Dispel Rebels

Iraq plans to buy Russian jets to ‘destroy the terrorists’ hideouts after long delays waiting for U.S. F-16s

U.S. air strikes against Iraqi militants months away

President Obama will only approve air strikes against Sunni militants (most of whom are NOT Iraqi), if a more ‘inclusive’ government takes the reins of power in Baghdad. That could take months. Giving the militants time to consolidate their gains

Major General Qassim Suleimani (right), consults with another senior IRGC officer. Click to enlarge

Iran Secretly Sending Drones and Supplies Into Iraq, U.S. Officials Say

The West is playing a dangerous double-game in Iraq and it’s being assisted in what amounts to a double-cross by the corporate media

Syria’s Assad Accused of Boosting al-Qeada with secret oil deals

A prime exampls of how the corporate media is peddling lies for your money at the bidding of Western intelligence

Abdul-Kareem Al-Ways

Captured Jabhat Nusra Leader Exposes Saudi, American Roles in Terrorism

Statement by captured terrorist indicates the involvement of “Saudi, Qatari, American and British officers” in Syrian conflict

As euphoria fades, Mosul wonders what ISIL rule will bring

Many of the city’s Sunni residents who at first welcomed the ISIL insurgents are now having second thoughts