Image: Despite the NSA’s immense resources and all encompassing
spying activities both abroad and domestically, it appears to miss many
even obvious world events unfolding. It is likely this “ignorance” is
feigned to afford plausible deniability between global chaos and US
The U.S. government is tracking and gathering intelligence on as many as 300 Americans who are fighting side by side with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and are poised to become a major threat to the homeland, according to senior U.S. officials.
Officials say concern is widespread in Washington that radicalized foreign fighters could return to the homeland and commit terrorist attacks with skills acquired overseas, according to officials who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the information. Those concerns were heightened by the disclosure Tuesday that a California man was killed fighting alongside militants with the group, also known as ISIS.
It is incredible because the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) has not only been tapping and recording phone conversations of Americans for years, but also tracking phone locations as well. How is it that this massive, invasive, illegal, abhorrent surveillance control grid can be put in place, sold to the public as a necessity to “protect Americans” and “national security,” yet miss entire battalions of Americans signing up for and joining overseas, a terrorist organization like the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)?
If the very scenarios the NSA uses to justify its abhorrent means have unfolded unimpeded, revealed only by “chance” with the passport of an American turning up in the pockets of dead terrorists upon an alleged battlefield in Syria, either the NSA’s existence serves another purpose, or the narrative we are being fed regarding the true nature of ISIS is a lie, or the most likely scenario – both.
Not the First Fit of Feigned Ignorance
Image: A tank flying Al Qaeda’s flag – it is difficult to believe the US when
it claims it did not foresee ISIS’ emergence when the CIA itself had been
operating in ISIS territory for the past 3-4 years.
The very appearance of ISIS on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria allegedly took the US intelligence community by surprise. The unlikely narrative was designed entirely to maintain plausible deniability between ISIS mercenaries and their paymasters in Washington, London, Brussels, Riyadh, Doha, and Ankara respectively. In reality, headlines over the past 3-4 years such as, “C.I.A. Said to Aid in Steering Arms to Syrian Opposition,” “First Syria rebels armed and trained by CIA ‘on way to battlefield’,” “Arms Airlift to Syria Rebels Expands, With Aid From C.I.A.,” and “Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt,” indicate precisely how and from where the immense, multinational ISIS mercenary force originated.
The US has yet to account how its CIA could be operating within territory held by ISIS – including all along the Turkish-Syrian border and within Turkish territory itself – and neither know the existence, movements, or intentions of ISIS forces.
Between NSA surveillance at home, and the CIA operating side-by-side with ISIS and other Al Qaeda-linked terrorist organizations, the sudden revelations that Americans are fighting within ISIS’ ranks seem to be more a matter of politically-motivated propaganda, timed perfectly to justify US military intervention in Syria, than a case of yet another convenient lapse in American intelligence.
Washington Menacing America With Its Own Mercenaries
Indeed, in order for the US to begin military operations in Syria under the guise of fighting ISIS forces, it must first demonstrate the threat ISIS poses to America. Already, likely false flags serving ISIS no benefit, but giving the US the green light to begin military operations in Syria have begun making their rounds across Western media. A CBS/Associated Press story titled, “Former Deputy CIA Director: ‘I Would Not Be Surprised’ If ISIS Member Shows Up To US Mall Tomorrow With AK-47,” claims:
“The short-term concern is the Americans that have gone to fight with ISIS and the west Europeans that have gone to fight with ISIS could be trained and directed by ISIS to come to the United States to conduct small-scale attacks,” Morell stated. “If an ISIS member showed up at a mall in the United States tomorrow with an AK-47 and killed a number of Americans, I would not be surprised.”
Morell warned that over the long-term the extremist group could be planning for a 9/11-style attack that killed thousands of Americans.
The same report would also claim:
The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama vowed relentless pursuit of the terrorists and the White House revealed that the U.S. had launched a secret rescue mission inside Syria earlier this summer that failed to rescue Foley and other Americans still being held hostage.
The current justification for ongoing preparations against Syria has been the Foley execution video, which experts have agreed upon was staged. The London Telegraph in its article, “Foley murder video ‘may have been staged’,” would state:
Analysts believe the British jihadi in the video may not have been James Foley’s killer, although it is accepted that the journalist was murdered.
Of course, if the video was staged, and every claim about it made by ISIS thus far proven a fabrication, no evidence at all suggests when and where, or even if Foley was murdered. If he was, no evidence suggests by whom. And despite this revelation, the US continues building momentum to intervene in Syria.
Imperialism Hiding Behind Righteousness
Image: Image accompanying Seymour Hersh’s
prophetic 2007 report, “The Redirection,” exposing
a US-Saudi-Israeli conspiracy to arm terrorists
aligned to Al Qaeda to fight Iran and its allies in a
cataclysmic regional sectarian bloodbath – a
scenario now fully realized.
Several years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, ISIS is clearly the product of long-laid Western designs to overthrow the Syrian government and reorder the Middle East as warned by the prophetic 2007 9-page report titled, “The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefitting our enemies in the war on terrorism?,” written by Seymour Hersh and published in the New Yorker. In it Hersh warned about a cataclysmic sectarian war that would ravage the entire region, targeting not only Syria and neighboring Lebanon, but also Iran. He also warned that it was an intentionally engineered conspiracy between the United States, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, with many smaller regional players serving in supporting roles.
With the emergence of ISIS creating the very cataclysmic sectarian conflagration warned about in Hersh’s 2007 report, with no other credible explanation to account for ISIS’ incredible size, strength, and success beyond multinational state-sponsorship, Hersh’s reportage has once again been vindicated.
It is clear that the US has created ISIS, and is to this day using it as both a means to target and attack its enemies across the Middle East, as well as serve as a pretext for direct US military intervention when proxy wars flounder. It is also being used in a third context – on the domestic front – as a manufactured and perpetual threat with which to further justify the militarization and centralization of America’s police forces and the continued expansion of the NSA’s invasive domestic spying.
It is also clear that all of this adds up not to promoting freedom and democracy abroad while ensuring national security at home, but rather achieving full-spectrum domination in regions abroad and over the population at home. It is naked hegemony and imperialism playing dress-up in the wardrobe of righteousness.
THIS WEEK the murderous, filthy band of criminals and thugs that styles itself the federal government of the United States of America — and the even more evil and lawless entity that issues its marching orders — murdered a colleague of mine: the writer, activist, and “attorney for the damned,” Edgar Steele. (ILLUSTRATION: The Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville, California, where Edgar Steele was sent to die.)
Edgar J. Steele, who shared the podium with me on several occasions in New Orleans and Hillsboro, West Virginia and delivered some of the most moving words I have ever heard in defense of our race and nation, died in his cell, alone and in anguish; according to his friends “drugged out of his mind” against his will; and callously denied the medical treatment he so desperately needed. One friend he had made in the hellhole that is the federal prison in Victorville, California, was conveniently sent away just before Mr. Steele was shot up with dope and killed. Since his nightmare existence in Victorville began, he was never allowed, not even once, to receive a visit from his loving and devoted wife Cyndi. From that day forward until his death on Thursday, he was denied the right to look into her eyes as they spoke, denied the touch of her hands, and denied her embrace — an act of unspeakable cruelty.
The Victorville complex has been described as a “roach motel” — the inmates go in alive, but they don’t come out that way — where “troublesome” prisoners are sent to be forgotten, never heard from again, and, in due time, die. Edgar Steele himself called it the “Auschwitz of America” (Auschwitz was a WWII labor camp in Poland where many thousands died of typhus due to a near-total lack of medical and other supplies after Allied bombings of supply lines). It’s a place known to have, in Steele’s own words, a “high number of inmate deaths arising from other inmate murders” — and toxic drinking water. There are about 1300 inmates there — and six of them made the newspaper headlines by dying there in just the last 11 months, some violently, some because of lack of medical care. And those are just the ones who made it into the papers.
Edgar Steele was a man with a Menckenesque wit, razor-sharp logic, and the courage, honesty, and philosophical integrity to stand up for right even when wrong was triumphing all around him. He was a successful lawyer and had much to lose by challenging the powers that be and breaking the “sacred” taboos of this dark time. He defended Pastor Richard Butler, whose Aryan Nations church was slated for destruction by Jewish groups. He defended those with little hope and less money who were being persecuted because they spoke some Politically Incorrect words that the tyranny has forbidden us to speak. His eyes were opened. A hater of no man, he saw the actions of the real haters in planning and executing the ongoing genocide of White people, and he spoke up boldly to awaken Americans to their danger. And he did not hesitate to name the driving force — Jewish power — behind that hatred. He spoke via radio, and began a popular Web site and email newsletter for his increasingly popular writings. He spoke at David Duke’s European-American conferences. He appeared at National Alliance events. He wrote a book — Defensive Racism — to communicate to Whites the extremity of their plight and the urgent need for corrective action.
In 2004, current National Alliance Director Will Williams sent Edgar Steele a collection of recordings of American Dissident Voices broadcasts by William Pierce, the founder of the Alliance. The following, in part, is Edgar Steele’s response to that gift, some of which was, sadly, prophetic of his own fate:
‘I spent this past weekend with Dr. William L. Pierce, founder of the National Alliance. In fact, he had an extended visit with my whole family.
‘…Mind you, I always found his writing to be cogent and to the point. However, his verbal delivery adds a dimension of clarity and persuasiveness that is not apparent in the written word. What Pierce had to say four and five years ago is even more compelling today. The issues are the same, but substantially worse. I can all but hear him talking about the need to drive a stake through the heart of today’s Bush Administration.
‘Always, Pierce spoke forcefully about taking back America and reversing the drive toward diversity and multiculturalism. More than anyone else, perhaps, Pierce spoke endlessly about the role of Jews in the ongoing destruction of America.
‘…Go [to nationalvanguard.org ] for a posting there just today about the ADL’s incredible demand that political dissenters on the Internet be punished: [The ADL declare] “Hate on the Internet cannot be entirely unregulated. Law enforcement officials… should actively police the web, preventing and punishing online… libel and defamation.”
‘”Hate” and “libel and defamation” are the code words used by the ADL when it speaks of the content of newsletters like the one you now are reading. If the ADL has its way, as it eventually will, I will be shut down and imprisoned for these irregular mutterings [emphasis ours -- Ed.] and you will hear nothing but the unadulterated party line and outright lies now fed you by the mainstream media and your “elected” representatives. This is the very sort of thing that people like Dr. Pierce and I have been fighting for years now. It is the silence of most Americans that makes it possible for such an exceedingly small minority to be regimenting us in this fashion.
‘I was privileged to be the first to speak at length in the new Pierce Memorial Hall in Hillsboro, West Virginia two months ago, during the NA’s semiannual Leadership Conference. It sounds hokey, but it seemed as though Dr. Pierce’s spirit was there with us. I certainly felt his presence as I stood in what should have been his place and spoke to his followers about individual initiative in the ever-growing police state of America.
‘…In deciding whether to support the current American regime, there is very little that one need remember:
‘Remember that Nazi “war criminals” were hanged, yet there were no founded allegations of torture by them. Contrast that with America’s official program of torture which was approved at the highest levels. And performed in your name.
‘Remember that the Nuremberg war crimes trials held that the most heinous of war crimes occurs when one country militarily invades another without provocation. Even America’s hand-picked 9-11 commission, chosen to whitewash the Administration, concluded there was no connection between Iraq and Al Qaeda.
‘Remember the nonstop lies that have come to us from Washington, DC in recent years.
‘Remember the economic abyss we now face.
‘Remember the race war that rages in American streets, a war which will only worsen as the tide of demographics relentlessly rolls over us.
‘Remember how our youth have been subverted, corrupted and destroyed at every turn by those to whom we entrusted our children.
‘Remember how our comrades continue to be picked up and imprisoned on the flimsiest of excuses.
‘Remember the countless fine young men and women who have been killed and maimed to advance the cause of Israel in Iraq and Afghanistan, while Israel merely stands by and continues to suck America dry, buying off her politicians with our own tax dollars.
‘The time has come to stand and be counted.
‘New America. An idea whose time has come.’
You can read Edgar Steele’s whole article on William Pierce at the White Biocentrism forum.
With a flair for making complex ideas easily understood — and entertaining his readers in the process — and moving them at a deep emotional level, and with a tractor-trailer load of credibility, Edgar Steele was making a difference. Someone in the post-9/11 hierarchy of our would-be masters decided that Edgar Steele had to go; that Edgar Steele needed to be made an example of. And what they did to him far outstrips what they did to David Duke, to Chester Doles, or to me.
Edgar Steele was arrested in 2010 and convicted in 2011 of plotting to murder his wife, Cyndi, in order to collect a life insurance payoff and then run off with a supposed Ukrainian girlfriend. It was the strangest murder-for-hire prosecution in American history. To begin with, there could never have been any insurance payoff because the insurance in question had been cancelled. Second, even the alleged victim maintained from the very outset that her husband was innocent and that the evidence against him was a tissue of lies and impossible fabrications from beginning to end. Third, Cyndi Steele states she was well aware of Edgar Steele’s Ukrainian correspondence, so voluminous that it could never have been hidden from anyone living in the same home, which involved research for a book and had nothing to do with leaving Cyndi or “running away” with anyone.
The testimony against Mr. Steele came almost entirely from a ne’er-do-well handyman turned FBI asset named Larry Fairfax. According to Cyndi Steele, Larry Fairfax, possibly with the collusion of the FBI, stole a large quantity of silver that constituted part of the Steele family’s retirement savings. Fairfax, coached by the FBI, alleged at trial that he didn’t steal the silver, saying instead that it was paid to him by Edgar Steele in return for Fairfax planting a pipe bomb on Cyndi Steele’s car.
Third, FBI asset Fairfax didn’t just talk about planting a bomb on Cyndi Steele’s vehicle — he actually did plant such a bomb on her car, a live one that could easily have killed her and others if an astute garage mechanic had not spotted it in time. Planting a live bomb that came within a millimeter of killing Cyndi Steele is an act that would hardly have been necessary if Fairfax was what he claimed to be: a reluctant pawn in Edgar Steele’s plot, righteously reporting all to the FBI. (Neither the FBI nor Fairfax ever warned Cyndi that she was in danger, by the way, as she blithely drove around, shuttling her family to the store and here and there, with instant bloody death right under the floorboards.) It seems to this writer far more likely that the FBI didn’t care if — or actually wanted — someone, or more than one, to end up dead. And those “someones” who would have ended up dead certainly included Edgar and Cyndi Steele. Their children were also likely to be killed by whoever was the real plotter. Looks like they got their dirty wish on Thursday. Larry Fairfax, admittedly working under FBI direction, is the only person who tried to kill Cyndi Steele — and no one knows that better than Cyndi Steele. And Larry Fairfax got a “sweetheart” deal in court and is a free man today.
At Edgar Steele’s farcical trial, the jury was not allowed to hear the most crucial defense evidence, as the sitting federal judge even disallowed evidence on the grounds that it might make the FBI and prosecutors “look bad.” For example, the FBI produced audio recordings of alleged conversations between Steele and Fairfax, in which Edgar Steele was supposedly offering to pay Fairfax to kill Cyndi. The Steele family hired two world-renowned audio experts to examine these recordings and they found an astonishing three hundred fifty anomalies indicating that the recordings had been tampered with through edits, splices, and deletions. The evidence was overwhelming that these recordings were outright frauds. Yet, again and again, in a barrage of nonsensical and contradictory rulings, both experts were utterly forbidden to speak a single word in front of the jury, leaving the jurors with the impression that neither Edgar Steele nor his defense team had any reason to doubt the FBI recordings or the tale they told about them. And there is strong evidence that Edgar Steele’s defense lawyer — a former federal prosecutor, and under the gun for his own crimes — threw the case to avoid prosecution himself.
Now that Edgar Steele is dead, the appeal he was planning — with an entirely new defense team — will never be heard. Neither, possibly, will the lawsuit against the lawyers who misrepresented him and participated in his outrageous railroading for a crime he did not commit. No jury will ever hear from the audio experts now. No jury will hear Cyndi Steele tell them why the claims made about her husband could not possibly be true. No jury will learn about the real would-be killer, Larry Fairfax, and his good friends at the FBI, and their good friends in the nice Jewish groups that are always ever-so-helpful to those paragons of “law enforcement” and their bank accounts.
And these murderers of Edgar Steele are no doubt wringing their blood-spattered hands with glee at the thought that no jury — and no one, ever — will hear the earnest and truthful and uplifting words of Edgar J. Steele again.
Well, they’d be wrong on those two counts.
We and many others are going to make sure that Edgar J. Steele’s words will be heard again and again for years to come. And you may be sure that in the New America, the real murderers will be put on trial, and a fully informed jury will hear all the evidence.
To honor the life and work of Edgar Steele, we’ll continue to promote his writings on National Vanguard and other National Alliance media like the White Biocentrism forum. His was a worthy life, and his works deserve to be read by the rising generations of young men and women who will one day free our people. Unlike others who have defamed or tried to exploit his name, we will not alter or add to his words.
Edgar J. Steele, in whatever part of timespace you may be, I hope you can hear my words and the words of the thousands of others whose lives you changed: Your life and your works will not be forgotten. Your love for your wife and family — and theirs for you — will not be forgotten. The identity of the liars who tore you from your children and your Cyndi will not be forgotten. The unspeakably filthy nature of their lies will not be forgotten. The identity of your murderers — in your last public statement, you said they “rhyme with ‘news’” — will not be forgotten. And the new nation — the New America — you helped to inspire will be born.
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You’ve been listening to American Dissident Voices, the radio program of the National Alliance membership organization, founded by William Luther Pierce in 1970. This program is published every week at whitebiocentrism.com and nationalvanguard.org. Please write to us at National Alliance, Box 172, Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680 USA. We welcome your support, your inquiries, and your help in spreading our message of hope to our people. Once again, that address is Box 172, Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680 USA. Until next week, this is Kevin Alfred Strom reminding you to do right and fear no one.
Image: ISIS’ path into Iraq begins in NATO territory, north of Syria’s
borders in Turkey. This is where the majority of terrorists fighting for
US-backed regime change in Syria have been admittedly harbored,
armed, and financed by the US, British, Saudis, Qataris, and others for
While the “Free Syrian Army” brand was created and used to obfuscate the hardcore, sectarian extremism that pervaded mercenary forces raised against Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had warned starting in 2011 that it was neither a pro-democratic uprising, nor a moderate, secular rebellion – but rather hordes of foreign-backed terrorists with ties to Al Qaeda.
The US State Department itself would admit that Al Qaeda’s Syrian franchise, Jabhat al-Nusra (an offshoot of ISIS), was among the most prominent armed militant groups fighting the Syrian government, beginning in 2011 onward. The US State Department’s official press statement titled, “Terrorist Designations of the al-Nusrah Front as an Alias for al-Qa’ida in Iraq,” stated explicitly that:
Since November 2011, al-Nusrah Front has claimed nearly 600 attacks – ranging from more than 40 suicide attacks to small arms and improvised explosive device operations – in major city centers including Damascus, Aleppo, Hamah, Dara, Homs, Idlib, and Dayr al-Zawr. During these attacks numerous innocent Syrians have been killed.
It was clear that the nationwide, extensive operations of al-Nusra were more than an apparition – instead they constituted the true nature of the armed conflict ravaging Syria – an armed enterprise that was clearly state-sponsored and the realization of long-laid plans by the West to reorder the region through chaos.
Rise of ISIS Portended in 2007
But even before 2011, analysts and journalists warned of an impending regional sectarian war being intentionally engineered by the United States, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and other regional partners. The goal was to undermine and overthrow the government of Iran by first using covert violence to eliminate its arc of influence from Baghdad to Damascus, and of course in Lebanon.
Image: The war in Syria was always against foreign-backed sectarian extremists – just as was warned by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2011. The reason why despite hundreds of millions of dollars in cash, weapons, and equipment flowing to “moderates,” Al Qaeda has still managed to become the most prominent militant group now on both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi border, is because there were never any “moderates” to begin with.
Veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winner Seymour Hersh warned in a prophetic 2007 New Yorker article titled, “The Redirection Is the Administration’s new policy benefitting our enemies in the war on terrorism?” that (emphasis added):
To undermine Iran, which is predominantly Shiite, the Bush Administration has decided, in effect, to reconfigure its priorities in the Middle East. In Lebanon, the Administration has coöperated with Saudi Arabia’s government, which is Sunni, in clandestine operations that are intended to weaken Hezbollah, the Shiite organization that is backed by Iran. The U.S. has also taken part in clandestine operations aimed at Iran and its ally Syria. A by-product of these activities has been the bolstering of Sunni extremist groups that espouse a militant vision of Islam and are hostile to America and sympathetic to Al Qaeda.
Also in Hersh’s 2007 article, was mentioned ongoing support by the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel to the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood for the purpose of creating the networks necessary to execute the coming violence that would be unleashed in 2011. He reported (emphasis added):
There is evidence that the Administration’s redirection strategy has already benefitted the Brotherhood. The Syrian National Salvation Front is a coalition of opposition groups whose principal members are a faction led by Abdul Halim Khaddam, a former Syrian Vice-President who defected in 2005, and the Brotherhood. A former high-ranking C.I.A. officer told me, “The Americans have provided both political and financial support. The Saudis are taking the lead with financial support, but there is American involvement.” He said that Khaddam, who now lives in Paris, was getting money from Saudi Arabia, with the knowledge of the White House. (In 2005, a delegation of the Front’s members met with officials from the National Security Council, according to press reports.) A former White House official told me that the Saudis had provided members of the Front with travel documents.
Both the “Arab Spring” cover, and the networks of armed extremists were being built simultaneously in 2007, and unleashed in earnest in 2011 amid a regional political conflagration.
Image: Just as was predicted, the West’s premeditated plan to arm and
back sectarian extremists would cause regional genocide. Also predicted
was that these targeted minorities would seek Hezbollah, Syrian, and
Iranian protection. Hersh would also touch upon the coming sectarian nature of the West’s designs, noting that even former CIA officers knew it would be precisely the Iranian arc of influence that would end up protecting religious minorities from the legions of terror the West was preparing to unleash. Hersh reported:
Robert Baer, a former longtime C.I.A. agent in Lebanon, has been a severe critic of Hezbollah and has warned of its links to Iranian-sponsored terrorism. But now, he told me, “we’ve got Sunni Arabs preparing for cataclysmic conflict, and we will need somebody to protect the Christians in Lebanon. It used to be the French and the United States who would do it, and now it’s going to be Nasrallah and the Shiites.
It would be difficult for anyone today to read Hersh’s 2007 report and interpret as anything less than a verbatim outline of what the West had planned and now, since 2011, fully executed. It would also be difficult to claim that the regional presence of ISIS is not the full realization of the conflict Hersh warned the world of in 2007.
ISIS’ Multinational Military Force the Product of Years of Western State-Sponsorship
It is confirmed that since 2011, the United States, Turkey, France, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar have been heavily arming terrorists along both Syria’s border with Turkey in the north and with Jordan in the south. While official speeches from behind podiums have expressed a reluctance to assist militants fighting in Syria, the presence of the militants are entirely a product of foreign backing.
Image: ISIS began its invasion into Iraqi territory from NATO-member Turkey, through Syria and riding in Toyota Hilux trucks – identical to those provided to “moderates” by the US State Department as part of multi-million dollar “non-lethal” aid packages. ISIS did not take these trucks from “moderates,” the moderates never existed to begin with. From the beginning, it was the West’s plan to raise a mercenary army of sectarian extremists operating under the banner of Al Qaeda.
In the Telegraph’s 2013 article titled, “US and Europe in ‘major airlift of arms to Syrian rebels through Zagreb’,” it is reported:
Additionally, The New York Times in its article, “Arms Airlift to Syria Rebels Expands, With C.I.A. Aid,” admits that:
With help from the C.I.A., Arab governments and Turkey have sharply increased their military aid to Syria’s opposition fighters in recent months, expanding a secret airlift of arms and equipment for the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, according to air traffic data, interviews with officials in several countries and the accounts of rebel commanders.The airlift, which began on a small scale in early 2012 and continued intermittently through last fall, expanded into a steady and much heavier flow late last year, the data shows. It has grown to include more than 160 military cargo flights by Jordanian, Saudi and Qatari military-style cargo planes landing at Esenboga Airport near Ankara, and, to a lesser degree, at other Turkish and Jordanian airports.
The US State Department had also announced it was sending hundreds of millions of dollars more in aid, equipment and even armored vehicles to militants operating in Syria, along with demands of its allies to “match” the funding to reach a goal of over a billion dollars. The NYT would report in their article, “Kerry Says U.S. Will Double Aid to Rebels in Syria,” that:
With the pledge of fresh aid, the total amount of nonlethal assistance from the United States to the coalition and civic groups inside the country is $250 million. During the meeting here, Mr. Kerry urged other nations to step up their assistance, with the objective of providing $1 billion in international aid.
The US has also admitted that it was officially arming and equipping terrorists inside of Syria. The Washington Post’s article, “U.S. weapons reaching Syrian rebels,” reported:
The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, ending months of delay in lethal aid that had been promised by the Obama administration, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries by the State Department of vehicles and other gear — a flow of material that marks a major escalation of the U.S. role in Syria’s civil war.
More recently, scores of Toyota Hilux pick-up trucks were delivered to terrorists along the Turkish-Syrian border, which would later be seen among ISIS convoys invading northern Iraq. In a PRI report titled, “This one Toyota pickup truck is at the top of the shopping list for the Free Syrian Army — and the Taliban,” it stated:
Recently, when the US State Department resumed sending non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels, the delivery list included 43 Toyota trucks.
Hiluxes were on the Free Syrian Army’s wish list. Oubai Shahbander, a Washington-based advisor to the Syrian National Coalition, is a fan of the truck.
It is clear that ISIS did not materialize from sand dunes in Iraq’s northern region, nor are they procuring immense armories of weaponry by picking Kalashnikovs from date trees. They are the visible materialization of years of material support openly reported by the Western media allegedly sent to “moderate rebels” who do not exist. If they did exist, there has been no plausible explanation to account for how ISIS has managed to procure more weapons, cash, fighters, and influence throughout the region than “moderates” receiving backing from the combined resources of the US, Europe, Turkey, the Saudis, Qataris, and Jordanians.
Maintaining Plausible Deniability
Image: American journalist James Wright Foley was allegedly beheaded
by ISIS terrorists. Before his execution, a masked terrorists with a British
accent threatened the US, the same US that in fact has created, armed,
funded, directed, and to this day perpetuates ISIS’ activities across the
region. The depraved propaganda ploy is designed to create plausible
deniability for the West, creating the illusion that ISIS and the US are
enemies, not allies.
The logical conclusion to be drawn by those observing the last 3 years of immense funding, weapon deliveries, political, diplomatic, and even military training for terrorists fighting in Syria and now in Iraq, is that there were never any “moderates” to begin with. It was, as veteran journalist Seymour Hersh had warned in 2007, always sectarian extremists ideologically aligned with Al Qaeda that the West had planned to utilize against its enemies in the Middle East.
To deflect the general public from ever arriving at this obvious conclusion, a myriad of public relations ploys have been designed to portray ISIS not as the armed fist of Western hegemony in the Middle East, but a villain not only beyond its control, but posing as a direct threat to the West itself. Token bombing in northern Iraq and the arming of Kurds served dual purposes. The bombings made it appear that the US was fighting, not backing ISIS, while arming the Kurds helped further Balkanize Iraq as part of the classic hegemonic stratagem of “divide and conquer.”
More recently, in what is obvious propaganda, American journalist James Wright Foley was allegedly abducted, then murdered on video by ISIS terrorists. Throughout the video, before the alleged execution, a man’s voice, apparently the masked individual about to carry out the execution, speaks with a British accent, condemning the United States, threatening US President Barack Obama, and promising retaliation against the West.
Regardless of the veracity of the events portrayed in the video, the fact that it was created in the first place indicates a need by the West and those directly handling, arming, and funding ISIS’ activities both in Syria and in Iraq, to create “distance” between the West and the ISIS mercenaries executing their foreign policy in their long-planned regional sectarian bloodbath. Videos like those featuring Foley, splashed sensationally across the front pages of Western websites and newspapers when US casualties in wars gone bad are otherwise buried, indicate a concerted propaganda campaign aimed at manipulating public perception, not honest, responsible reportage.
The predictable reaction of Americans is to recoil at ISIS’ barbarism, despite similar barbarism being carried out for years in Syria and Iraq by Western-backed terrorists. With the apparent death of Foley, the US has created in the minds of many, plausible deniability regarding its well-documented role in the premeditated creation and continued perpetuation of ISIS. For Western special interests willing to lie to invade and occupy Iraq at the cost of over a million lives, including thousands of Americans, what would one more murdered American mean in an attempt to continue advancing its destructive, misanthropic agenda?
It should be remembered that Western designs in the Middle East are but one stage of a greater agenda. The reordering of the Middle East with immense standing armies of terrorists answering to Western dictates, will be used to move against Russia in the Caucasus region, and against China within and along the boundaries of Xinjiang province.