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Pentagon to waste $2.2 billion of taxpayer money to fund Syrian ‘rebels’

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A joint report published yesterday by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Program (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) alleged that the Pentagon is supplying up to $2.2 billion worth of Soviet-style arms and ammunition to Syrian rebels. This may come as a shock to some, as President Donald Trump just announced in late July …

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Western media silent as Russia successfully wiping out ISIS in Syria

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The Russian air force has destroyed 20 vehicles and hundreds of ISIS fighters on their way to Deir ez-Zor in Syria, the Russian defence ministry has claimed. The strike destroyed 20 SUVs armed with large-calibre weapons and a number of armoured vehicles, including tanks. A statement from the Russian defence …

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Trump ends CIA funding of ISIS linked terrorists in Syria

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In 2014 – 2015, $500 million of US taxpayer’s money was spent on training 54 so-called ‘moderate rebels’, most of whom immediately turned their weapons over and joined Al-Nusra or Al-Qaeda. Now the covert CIA program training and arming Syrian rebels to fight the government of Bashar al-Assad has been …

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CIA ignored rise of ISIS in Syria, goal was to remove Assad

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The Free Syrian Army’s ‘spy chief’ told Le Monde his agents had been gathering intelligence from within Islamic State’s ranks since its emergence, but the CIA largely ignored data that could have helped suppress the terror group from the outset. The Free Syrian Army’s spymaster, codenamed “M”, in an exclusive to Le Monde, told …

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Leaked telephone transcripts show Turkey is helping ISIS in Syria

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Further proof of ties between the Turkish military and ISIS terrorists operating on the Syrian-Turkish border has been revealed in the Cumhuriyet newspaper, which published more transcripts of telephone calls between the jihadists and officers. The documents are said to come from an ongoing court case on Islamic State at …

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Russian fighter jets destroy ISIS oil convoy headed to Turkey

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One month ago, after a farcial year-long campaign to “destroy” ISIS, which achieved absolutely nothing but made the Islamic State grow bigger and stronger, culminating with the numerous terrorist attacks in the month of November, former CIA deputy director Michael Morell told Charlie Rose on PBS that the reason the US had …

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Jeremy Corbyn: sanction countries and banks who are funding ISIS

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The UK should be more proactive about imposing sanctions on banks and countries suspected of funding or supporting the militant group ISIS, the leader of the Labour party has said. Jeremy Corbyn told David Cameron to push for an economic crackdown with the rest of the European Union, claiming the …

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Act of War: Israeli warplanes begin bombing inside Syria

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Israeli warplanes have struck targets near the international airport in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Israeli and Syrian media says. The reports said the attack happened Wednesday morning. There were no immediate comments from the Syrian government on the issue. In October, the Israeli military launched a number of artillery attacks against Syrian …

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Russia destroying ISIS, as United States gets desperate

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Perhaps the most amusing thing about Russia’s intervention in Syria is the degree to which it made the world wake up and question the West’s “anti-ISIS” strategy. While everyone has been quick to characterize Moscow’s actions as the latest and perhaps greatest example of Vladimir Putin calling Washington’s bluff, it’s important …

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United States airdrops 50 tons of ammo to ISIS linked terrorists in Syria

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U.S. officials confirmed on Monday the Obama administration has air dropped 112 pallets of ammunition to jihadist fighters in Syria. CNN reports: C-17s, accompanied by fighter escort aircraft, dropped small arms ammunition and other items like hand grenades in Hasakah province in northern Syria to a coalition of rebels groups vetted …

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US is arming ISIS through ‘moderate’ opposition – former CIA officer

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The US congress armed the Islamic State (ISIL) extremists by providing weapons to the “moderate” opposition, former CIA counter terrorism officer and Senate Foreign Relations Committee senior investigator John Kiriakou told Sputnik. The FSA is an armed Syrian opposition faction, considered “moderate” by western countries, fighting the Syrian army loyal to President Bashar Assad …

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Russia: western air strikes in Syria illegal under UN charter

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today during a news conference air strikes in Syria by France and Britain are in violation of the Charter of the United Nations. Lavrov said during a meeting of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday Russia is conducting military action in Syria at the request …

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Syria: US wants to topple Assad, not ISIS

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It was only two years ago that western governments were looking for excuses to go in and invade Syria in order to topple the former eye doctor and now President, Bashar al-Assad. Obama sought congress approval to go in and take out Syrian army forces but was rejected. Whilst the UK parliament voted 285 to …

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US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have killed 459 civilians

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U.S. airstrikes targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The report by Airwars, a project aimed at tracking the international airstrikes targeting the extremists, said it believed 57 specific strikes killed civilians …

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Obama the teleprompter President: ‘We’re training ISIL’

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Editor’s note: This President is like Ron Burgandy and will read whatever his controllers put in front of him. The White House.gov website has corrected an embarrassing mistake made by Barack Obama during his press briefing yesterday about the Islamic State when the President said that U.S. forces were “training ISIL.” …

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CIA spending $1 billion a year to arm and train Syrian ‘rebels’

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Key lawmakers have moved to slash funding of a secret CIA operation to train and arm rebels in Syria, a move that U.S. officials said reflects rising skepticism of the effectiveness of the agency program and the Obama administration’s strategy in the Middle East. The House Intelligence Committee recently voted …

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