Moderate Syrian Rebel Application Form (satirical text)

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Moderate Syrian Rebel Application Form

Photograph by RGA/REA/Redux.

~ Post’s pubblication suggested by “The Old Sniper” ~


Moderate Syrian Rebel Application Form

by Andy Borowitz – The Newyorker

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) — After announcing, on Thursday, that it would seek $500 million to help “train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the moderate Syrian armed opposition,” the White House today posted the following Moderate Syrian Rebel Application Form:

Welcome to the United States’ Moderate Syrian Rebel Vetting Process. To see if you qualify for $500 million in American weapons, please choose an answer to the following questions:

As a Syrian rebel, I think the word or phrase that best describes me is:
A) Moderate
B) Very moderate
C) Crazy moderate
D) Other

I became a Syrian rebel because I believe in:
A) Truth
B) Justice
C) The American Way
D) Creating an Islamic caliphate

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Occupied Palestine: Zionist Settlers and Police Storm al-Aqsa Mosque

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Further raids planned.

At least 18 Israeli settlers, again led by Rabbi Yehuda Glick and guarded by Israeli police, have stormed al-Aqsa mosque through the Moroccans’ gate.

Israeli forces arrested, this morning, Ziad Abu Rahal, a Palestinian student from Nazareth, as he attempted to prevent the settlers from storming the compound.

According to Al Ray, Director of Media in Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage, Mahmoud Abu Atta, said that Israeli forces tightened restrictions on worshiper and student access to the mosque and confiscated their IDs.

Israeli special police and rapid intervention forces deployed to the yards of al-Aqsa, where hundreds chanted “Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest)” in trying to prevent the storming of the mosque, Atta said.

Yesterday morning, Israeli forces attacked a woman and a child in the compound.



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U.S. Embassy in Ankara Headquarter for ISIS War on Iraq – Hariri Insider

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By Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) :The green light for the use of ISIS brigades to carve up Iraq, widen the Syria conflict into a greater Middle East war and to throw Iran off-balance was given behind closed doors at the Atlantic Council meeting in Turkey, in November 2013, told a source close to Saudi – Lebanese billionaire Saad Hariri, adding that the U.S. Embassy in Ankara is the operation’s headquarter.

A “trusted source” close to the Saudi – Lebanese multi-billionaire and former Lebanese P.M. Saad Hariri told on condition of anonymity, that the final green light for the war on Iraq with ISIS or ISIL brigades was given behind closed doors, at the sidelines of the Atlantic Council’s Energy Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 22 – 23, 2013.

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Three Points On Ukraine ~ Bill the Butcher

Note: I realise I’ve already said all this on Raghead, which nowadays serves the purpose of both satire and political comment, but it went over like a lead balloon with readers. Apparently one has to say things out loud and clear.

So let me make three points on Ukraine.

1. There are Nazis in Ukraine.

To anyone with half a brain, this is more than obvious. The entire western Ukraine, based around Lvov, which was Polish territory between the wars is a Nazi hotbed. Western media – such as Britain’s Channel 4 – even admitted during the (bought and paid for) Euromaidan “protests” that the “protestors” included open Nazis. However, afterwards, they suddenly fell silent on that point and till today have stayed stubbornly silent.

Are there Nazis in Ukraine?

They act like Nazis, openly identify with Nazis, use Nazi symbols and slogans, and venerate people who actually fought in SS divisions created by the Nazis. I mean, they do all that, but still according to the official Western mythology they are not Nazis.

Here are some of these non-Nazis:






Now, these Nazis/non-Nazis are not just in the streets – they are also in the illegitimate putschist “government” of Ukraine, holding on to key positions. Among these are(check the link below for the positions they hold):

Andriy Parubiy (Андрій Парубій), Dmytro Yarosh (Дмитро Ярош), Oleksandr Sych (Александр Сыч), Ihor Shvaika (Игорь Швайка), Dmytro Boulatov (Дмитрий Булатов), Oleh Makhnitsky (Олег Махницкий) and Tetiana Tchornovol (Татьяна Черновол)


The existence of these Nazis is something the West would love to deny, just as it kept denying the existence of jihadists in Syria, and for the same reason: the jihadists, and the Nazis, are the allies of the moment.

But their actions underline the fact that they are well aware of the existence of the Nazis; for instance, they advised the Nazis to tone down their Nazism and lay off the swastikas and slogans.

Not too surprisingly, the Nazis ignored it.

2. The putschist “government” of Ukraine and its EU controllers hate and fear the Nazis.

This seems to be a strange thing to say, seeing that key posts in the “government” are occupied by the Nazis, and the openly Nazi Pravii Sektor are the storm troops of the selfsame “government” in Eastern Ukraine since the army is neither willing nor capable of handling the job of fighting the separatist militias. But the facts are clear.

The Nazis, like all Nazis, are not just racists but, very significantly, ultra-nationalists. As such, they will never, ever, accept domination by the European Union, the American Empire, and its assorted hangers-on like Canada and Australia. The purpose of the putsch in Kiev, we should remember, was twofold – for the EU to control the Ukrainian economy, and for the Americans to control Ukraine as a military base. The Nazis would, of course, accept neither.

For the EUthanasia Project for Ukraine, the Nazis are just as much an obstacle as the Russians, and the EU and their oligarchs (known as the EUgarchy for convenience from this point on in this article) know it well.

The Nazis didn’t even make any attempt to hide the fact that the alliance was merely a marriage of convenience:

“The participation of Ukrainian nationalism and Svoboda in the process of EU [European Union] integration,” admits Svoboda political council member Yury Noyevy, “is a means to break our ties with Russia.”


The Nazi-EU-US alliance of convenience at the time of Euromaidan fell apart almost immediately afterwards, when the Pravii Sektor’s Number Two, war criminal Oleksandr Muzychko, was shot by the “government’s” police, allegedly while “resisting arrest”. In other words, the putschists were already beginning to fight among themselves over the spoils.

If the uprising in Eastern Ukraine – led by ethnic Russians who are, justifiably, alarmed at the prospect of being ruled by either Nazis or EUgarchs with their “austerity measures”, or a combination of both – had not happened, by now, Western Ukraine would have been openly in civil war against itself; the rudiments of the state versus the Nazis. Instead, the Pravii Sektor and other Nazi organisations were diverted into the so-called National Guard, and sent off to fight the hated ethnic Russians (“Moskals”) in Eastern Ukraine. If and when the Eastern Ukraine crisis ends, in whatever form, the Nazis and the EUgarchy will immediately be at each other’s throats again.

In fact, as far as the EUgarchs are concerned, the war in Eastern Ukraine, no matter how badly it goes, is a godsend.

- It keeps the Nazis busy.

- It keeps the population in west and central Ukraine docile, with the “threat” of an external enemy (Russia) serving to keep them from questioning the actions of their masters.

- It keeps their American and EU paymasters sending more billions in “aid”, which can be siphoned off without questions being asked and

- By creating an “us-versus-them” mindset, it improves their chances of polarising votes to win future elections in a rump Ukraine.

But the war can’t go on forever, and there’s no denying that the Nazis aren’t doing too well against the motivated Eastern Ukrainian “separatists” (who should really be called “federalists”, since they started off demanding autonomy in a federal Ukraine with rights to decide their own economic future, not independence). The resistance is shooting Nazi planes out of the sky like clay pigeons with captured MANPADS, the Nazi assaults against the cities aren’t exactly going to schedule, and there will be a point reached when they will realise what’s happening, turn round in their tracks, and march back on Kiev. That point is dangerously close. In fact, it’s already beginning.

Only one thing can stop that from happening: Russia.

Which brings us to our third point:

3. The EUgarchs and the Empire are desperately attempting to provoke a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

This is again something that would seem, on the surface, totally counter-intuitive, but it’s obvious when one thinks about it. As I said, the EUgarchs hate and fear the Nazis, and know that they can’t control them. If and when a showdown comes, the Nazis are at least as powerful as the rump Ukrainian state. This same rump Ukraine also knows something very well: it can’t, ever, control the majority Russian areas of the country for any time at all. The ethnic Russians will never, ever, accept Ukrainian and EU domination. It will be a permanent drain of effort and resources to keep them under control, and even if the EUgarchs manage to occupy it, a low level guerrilla campaign lasting years is the least to be expected.

Then there is the fact that in the post-Soviet era, Eastern Ukraine has mostly turned into a rust belt. The factories are obsolete, the coal mines are worked out, the population largely poverty-stricken. To make the area profitable for exploitation – meaning to make money for the oligarchs – will take an enormous amount of funds and effort, quite apart from the resistance of the locals.

Resistance fighters - anti-Nazis and anti-Empire

Resistance fighters – anti-Nazis and anti-Empire

Seen in that light, what good would a Russian invasion do for the EUgarchy?

- It would start by wiping out the Nazis. They could never put up any effective fight against the Russian army, and would be faced with a choice. They could either be killed and/or surrender, or they could withdraw in defeat to Western Ukraine. The first choice would destroy them. The second choice would destroy their credibility beyond recovery. “Patriotic ultra-nationalists” who turn tail and run don’t retain any cred. Either way, the Nazis would be as good as finished, and leave the field open for the EUgarchs. Yes, I am saying that the Nazis are being set up by the EUgarchs, and if they’re too stupid to see that yet, that’s not too surprising. After all, they’re Nazis.

- It would also take the problems of the rust belt off the EUgarchs’ hands. All the problems, henceforth, from the worked out mines to the corroding factories, the aging population and the crumbling infrastructure, would be Russia’s responsibility. It would be an economic burden nobody wants.

- It would make the EUgarchy’s hold over West-Central Ukraine a permanent one. They could push themselves as the only bulwark against a total Russian takeover of the country, and “do all that was necessary” to protect what was left of the country. Any and all opposition (which would mount as the rump economy collapses completely under the weight of EU “austerity measures”) could be crushed as traitors to the nation. As we in India well know, a running sore of a territorial dispute works wonders to divert people from the problems of daily life.

- It would make NATO almost incredibly happy. Even if the EUgarch rump didn’t immediately join NATO (it probably would), the rest of the US’ puppets in Central and Eastern Europe would line up either to join or to reaffirm their membership. As we all know, NATO has long since passed its sell-by date, and after the defeat in Afghanistan, its appeal is beginning to wear a bit thin. NATO needs a new Cold War. It needs a new Cold War very badly indeed, and has been attempting desperately to ignite one since at least circa 2008 when Georgia started, and lost, a war with Russia.

Yes, the EUgarchs would love nothing more than a Russian invasion, and are trying to provoke one by all means. So far these have included shelling cities, burning unarmed protestors alive in Odessa, lies about Russian intervention, and finally, when all else failed, an attack on the Russian embassy in Kiev.

So far Putin has not taken the bait, and I am convinced that he will not take the bait. He has a far better option: to do exactly nothing. And that is what he’s been doing so far to help the uprising in Eastern Ukraine – nothing. Despite all the media rage in Russia, he has kept his head, and will keep it. At most he will keep the pressure up on the EUgarchy, by perhaps quietly supplying missiles to the resistance (just as Obama is now doing openly to the jihadists in Syria while pretending to fight them in Iraq), and economic measures, like asking them to pay for the gas they’re buying. All’s fair in love and proxy war.

Militarily, the Nazis can’t keep fighting much longer without, as I said, realising that they’re being set up. When that moment comes, and they recoil on the EUgarchs, the rump Kiev regime, already tottering on the verge of bankruptcy, will collapse in infighting and disorder. Whatever rises from the ruins will have to compromise with Russia, and be at least neutralist. The EU/US managed coup’s failure will be obvious to everyone, and provide a signal lesson to other potential targets of Western-imposed regime change.

If in the meantime, the resistance manages to carve out a South Abkhazia or Transdniestria-style independent entity in Novorussia and/or Donbass, that’s fine too from Putin’s point of view. He can supply aid without taking responsibility for the problems.

Meanwhile, Russia is now busy converting Crimea’s infrastructure and economy back to Russian standards. It will be a while before the investment begins providing returns – and during that time the last thing that Putin needs is to be saddled with Eastern Ukraine as well.

So, no, despite all the American propaganda and lies, and all the increasingly desperate provocation by the EUgarchy, Russia is not going to invade.

It was a great plan on paper, really: Putin invades, takes the rust belt and its assorted problems, destroys the Nazis, energises NATO, does the EUgarchy’s dirty work for it, and, best of all, ends up with all the blame. But it’s not going to happen.


Come la NATO ha organizzato l’invasione dell’Iraq ~ How NATO organized invasion of Iraq

 | 21 GIUGNO 2014

• Alcuni commentatori attribuiscono l’accoglienza dei jihadisti in Iraq ad Izat Ibrahim al-Duri, un’alta personalità baathista. Nella cultura irachena non è improbabile che un capo bassista (cioË secolare) decida di vendicarsi sostenendo oggettivamente un gruppo religioso settario. Problema: è stato annunciato che al-Duri è morto di leucemia nel 2005, e non ci sono foto di lui da allora. Oggi avrebbe 72 anni.

• Il governatore della provincia di Ninive, Asir al-Nujaifi, ha accolto i jihadisti, ordinato all’esercito di disperdersi ed esortato la popolazione a sottomettersi. All’inizio del mese, Asir al-Nujaifi era in Turchia, ricevuto personalmente dal primo ministro Recep Tayyip Erdogan e dal capo del MIT (servizi segreti) Hakan Fidan.

• La stampa atlantista e del Golfo comincia a presentare gli eventi in Iraq come una rivolta contro il governo al-Maliqi. In tale prospettiva, l’EIIL è solo una componente tra altre di un grande movimento popolare sunnita (cosa assolutamente falsa). Pertanto, è prevedibile che presto verranno presentati certi amministratori corrotti, che hanno accolto i jihadisti, come “opposizione moderata”, scovandovi il modello comunicativo già applicato in Siria, dove i membri prezzolati della coalizione nazionale sono presentati quale “opposizione moderata”, anche se sostengono i jihadisti.

• Anche se s’Ë scontrato con Ayman al-Zawahiri e rotto con al-Qaida, l’Emirato Islamico in Iraq e Levante (EIIL) obbedisce al capo di al-Qaida attaccando l’Iraq nel 2 maggio 2014. Tale esercito privato potrebbe quindi rientrare nell’internazionale terrorista.

• Il passaggio delle principali truppe dell’EIIL dalla Siria all’Iraq ne indebolisce le posizioni nel Sham. Mentre l’Esercito arabo siriano lancia l’offensiva su Raqah occupata dai jihadisti dal marzo 2013.

• Gli Stati Uniti hanno ritirato il proprio sostegno via web all’EIIL il 19 giugno 2014. Google ha ritirato l’applicazione GooglePlay “Alba della vittoria” che permetteva ai jihadisti di ricevere notizie in tempo reale e chiuso il canale YouTube “Conquista di Gerusalemme”, mentre Twitter ha chiuso diversi account vicini all’EIIL.


We will help the Syrian people to achieve democracy-20140603

How NATO organized invasion of Iraq

Some commentators attribute the jihadi onrush on Iraq to Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a prominent Ba’athist figure.

In the Iraqi culture, it is not unlikely that a Ba’athist leader (i.e. secular) should decide to avenge himself by objectively supporting a sectarian religious group.

The problem is that al-Duri was reported to have died of leukemia in 2005, and no photograph of him has surfaced ever since. He would now be 72 years old.

• The governor of Nineveh province, Atheel al-Nujaifi, opened the door to the jihadists, ordered the army to disperse and urged the people to submit.
Earlier this month, Atheel al-Nujaifi was in Turkey. There he was personally received by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Hakan Fidan, the head of MIT (National Intelligence Agency).

• The Atlanticist and Gulf media have started portraying the events in Iraq as a revolt against the government of al-Maliki. From this angle, it paints the ISIL as one of the many components of a large Sunni Popular Movement (which is absolutely false). It is therefore to be expected that the same media will soon be selling the image that the few corrupt administrative officials who welcomed the jihadists are part of a “moderate opposition.” This mirrors the communication model already applied in Syria where paid members of the National Coalition are presented as forming a “moderate opposition” even though they support the jihadists.

• Despite its hostility towards Ayman al-Zawahiri and the rift with Al Qaeda, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) executed the orders given by Al-Qaeda’s leader on May 2, 2014 and attacked the Iraq. This private army could therefore be reinserted within the international terrorist network.

• The relocation of the main ISIL troops from Syria to Iraq has weakened its position in Syrian territory. To make things worse, the Syrian Arab army has launched an offensive on the city of Rakka, besieged by the jihadists since March 2013.

• The United States withdrew its support to the ISIL on the web on June 19, 2014. Google has removed from its Google Play platform the “Dawn victories” app through which jihadi announcements could be received in real time. Youtube shut down the TV channel “Conquest of Jerusalem,” while Twitter has closed several accounts linked to the ISIL.

Drone Man Told The Nation

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Syria in the Crosshairs: Obama Confirms Airstrikes Will Not Be Limited to Iraq ~ (comprende una versione in italiano, tradotta, riveduta e corretta)

Originally posted on the real SyrianFreePress network:


The Obama administration is making it clear that airstrikes targeting ISIS would extend into Syria.

One year ago the Obama administration was doing their very best to build up public support for U.S. military intervention in Syria. Even though that attempt failed, no one who has been following this crisis closely believed for a moment that this was the end. They would regroup and try again from another angle.

The angle they chose was surprising. Iraq has been off the media radar for so long that almost no one was factoring it in as an important geopolitical variable. ISIS (or ISIL) changed that.

In our video “The Fall of Iraq What You’re Not Being Told” we covered the history of U.S. tinkering in Iraq dating back to 1963, and showed how the U.S. government’s push to topple Assad by funding and arming extremists in Syria enabled ISIS to gain a…

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US Observers Report on Syrian Election at U.N. (UPDATED: full video) ~ The Press Conference the United Nations doesn’t want you to see (please, spread among your American friends)

Originally posted on the real SyrianFreePress network:


A group of Americans, who observed the Syrian presidential election first hand, reported at the United Nations on what they witnessed.~ As a group, they described the election in Syria as successful, free and transparent.~ They also called for an end to foreign support for anti-Damascus mercenary terrorist.

June 19, 2014 at 11am:
the Syrian Mission to the United Nations convened a press conference featuring people from the US who observed the recent elections.

Five minutes into the opening comments of Syrian Ambassador Bashar Al-Jaafari, the UN webcast cut off. The thousands of journalists, political analysts, and others who view UN webcasts each day from all over the world were denied the ability to watch the press conference, and hear what was said.

This is not the first time this has happened when Bashar Jaafari is speaking. This occurred on June 7th earlier this year, and on numerous occasions throughout…

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ISIS Fiasco: It’s Really an Attack on Iran

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For Once, Not a CIA Plot?

There’s something that doesn’t ring-true about the coverage of crisis in Iraq. Maybe it’s the way the media reiterates the same, tedious storyline over and over again with only the slightest changes in the narrative. For example, I was reading an article in the Financial Times by Council on Foreign Relations president, Richard Haass, where he says that Maliki’s military forces in Mosul “melted away”.

Interestingly, the Haass op-ed was followed by a piece by David Gardener who used almost the very same language. He said the “army melts away.” So, I decided to thumb through the news a bit and see how many other journalists were stung by the “melted away” bug. And, as it happens, there were quite a few, including Politico, NBC News, News Sentinel, Global Post, the National Interest, ABC News etc.

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Bashar al-Jaafari rejects the nomination of an Israeli at the UN Special Commitee on Decolonization

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Al-Jaafari-no-to-Israhell-for-Decolonization Committee

Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, stressed Syria’s strong rejection of nominating an Israeli person for vice-chair of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee by the Group of Western European and Other States.

In a statement during the Committee’s meeting, al-Jaafari said that Israeli is unqualified to hold a senior position in a committee that basically rejects the Israeli occupation of the Arab territories and condemns its arbitrary practices against the Arab population under the Israeli occupation.

Al-Jaafari pointed out that the vote’s outcome proved that Israel was “unqualified” to hold the post, thanking the countries which voted against this nomination.

The Israeli candidate received 74 votes out of 193 as 34 delegation were absent and 83 delegations expressed their rejection of this nomination through handing white papers or papers written on them “Palestine” making the result of the vote in favor of the Israeli candidate equal…

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ISIS Militants Have US Passports! ‘Mother of All False Flags’


Pushkov: US too late to acknowledge extremist groups in Syria are terrorists

20140618-214408_h551011Moscow, (SANA) Chairman of the Russian Duma Committee on International Affairs, Alexei Pushkov, blamed the United States of America for spreading terrorism in the Middle East, stressing that the recent events in Iraq are evidence of the US policy’s absolute failure in the Middle East.

At a press conference held in Moscow, Pushkov pointed out that the Russian officials have warned their western partners during the past three years of the risks of these extremist organizations in Syria on peace and security in the region and the world at large.

He added that the US acknowledged lately that the extremist organizations in Syria are terrorists, but it was too late that these organizations formed their structure and gained strength, so the US has to shoulder full responsibility for its Middle East policy.

“After almost 6 years since US President Barack Obama took office, the results of the US policy have remained catastrophic, and the promises that Obama made in Cairo during his first visit to the Middle East have not been fulfilled,” Pushkov added.

In an interview with SANA correspondent in Moscow, Pushkov pointed out that what is happening in Syria is similar to what is happening in Ukraine as the two countries were the victim of great pressures by the US which is trying to impose its policy in changing regimes.

Pushkov added that the difference in the two countries is that the US managed to achieve its goal in Ukraine in spite of the rejection of the sweeping majority of the Ukrainian population which oppose the current regime.


Raghead: Murder in Mesopotamia

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Saudi, the “Womb of Terrorism” Calls on International Community to Attack Syria

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The ramblings of a crazy man from a UN supported terrorists bred country that tortures and kills other people without condemnation

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal has really lost his mind. According to Arab News 

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal has called for the international community’s urgent intervention in Syria to end the suffering of the rising number of Syrians who are either internally displaced or have taken refuge outside the border.

Personally, I think the international community should attack Saudi based on the accusations he spews against Syria. Youtube is littered with torture of women, Ethiopians, maids, garbage collectors, animals etc by Saudis. You name it, Saudi tortures it. Its enough the international community should be sick to death over. But you dont hear any condemnation from the international community as Saudi has that almighty petro dollar to buy silence from these communities. Its easy to turn…

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León Bloy: The Sword

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Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

León Bloy
From León Bloy devant les Cochons (1894)
Translated by John Coleman


The lament of the sword. The first time the Spirit of Sabaoth spoke about me, it was to keep men from forgetting that I had been seen all aflame on the threshold of the lost Eden.


At once I became War, and my fearful Name everywhere became the sign of Majesty.

I appeared as the sublime instrument of Providential blood-letting and, in my wonderful unawareness as the Elect of Fate, I espoused through the centuries every human feeling capable of speeding Fate on.

Anger, Love, Enthusiasm, Greed, Fanaticism and Insanity I served in so perfect a fashion that the history books have been afraid to tell the whole story.

During six thousand years I have made myself drunk, at all points of the globe, on massacre and throat-slitting.

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Sheikh Qassem: ISIL Violates Axioms of Islam, Hezbollah Will Fight till Victory

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Sheikh Qassem: ISIL Violates Axioms of Islam, Hezbollah Will Fight till Victory
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Sheikh QassemHezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem stressed that the Arab and the regional countries which have supported the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) will witness the atrocities of the terrorist group within their borders.

Sheikh Qassem added that who thinks that he can attain his goals through supporting ISIL crimes is misled, condemning the silence of some of the Arab countries in the face of the massacres which have been committed by ISIL terrorists.

His eminence hailed the security measures which have been taken by the Lebanese army and security services across the country to encounter any possible terrorist threat.

Sheikh Qassem asserted that Hezbollah will keep in the battlefield till it raises the right’s flag, noting that the takfiri groups violate the axioms of Islam and pose a real danger against…

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Why There Won’t Be Military Cooperation Between Iran and the US on Iraq

Originally posted on Libya 360°:

By Amal Saad

Watching mainstream media get into a tizzy about the prospect of “groundbreaking military cooperation” between Iran and the US, is quite pathetic. Aside from US official statements, the basis of this misplaced enthusiasm is the much trumpeted Rouhani press conference where he declared that “If we see that the United States takes action against terrorist groups in Iraq, then one can think about it [cooperation]”. What is omitted in most news reports is the specific context in which the Iranian President made this statement.

According to the Telegraph’s translation, Rouhani was asked if Iran was prepared to cooperate with America in Iraq. He replied that

All countries need to embark on joint effort regarding terrorism. At the moment, it’s the government of Iraq and the people of Iraq that are fighting terrorism. We have not seen the US do anything for now. Any time the…

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Bloody Photo Report: the murders of Iraqi soldiers and civilians by the hands of ISIL’s gangsters

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Graphic and cruel pictures were proudly displayed on the Twitter account belonging to the so called “Wilayat Salahaddin”, one of the 16 administrative units (wilayats, provinces-districts) in which the sick minds of the ISIL (ISIS) terrorists have divided Syria and Iraq, or it would be better to say “as the foreign military intelligence services, that maneuver these demented, would like to divide”.


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These are the 16 ISIL-ISIS wilayats:

In Iraq:

  1. Southern Division
  2. Diyala Division
  3. Baghdad Division
  4. Kirkuk Division
  5. Salahuddin Division
  6. Anbar Division
  7. Ninewa Division

In Syria:

  1. Al Barakah Division (Hasaka)
  2. Al Kheir Division (Deir al Zour)
  3. Al Raqqah Division
  4. Al Badiya Division
  5. Halab [Aleppo] Division
  6. Idlib Division
  7. Hama Division
  8. Damascus Division
  9. Coast [Al Sahel] Division

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Guy de Maupassant: I do not understand how these murderers are tolerated walking on the public streets

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Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

Guy de Maupassant: The army, murdering those who defend themselves, making prisoners of the rest, pillaging in the name of the Sword

Guy de Maupassant: How and why wars are plotted

Guy de Maupassant: I only pray that our sons may never see any wars again

Guy de Maupassant: Why does society not rise up bodily in rebellion at the word “war”?


Guy de Maupassant
From Bed No. 29
Translator unknown


When Captain Epivent passed in the street all the ladies turned to look at him. He was the true type of a handsome officer of huzzars. He was always on parade, always strutted a little and seemed preoccupied and proud of his leg, his figure, and his mustache…

“There’s a great dandy. When shall we stop feeding all these good-for-nothings who go dragging their tinware through the streets? For…

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If the Police Knock

Originally posted on breakglassincaseofemergency:

If you are looking at this page you are on your way to defending yourself against state repression. How can you encourage the people around you to do the same? Here is a poster put together by DC SDS.

Print out copies and put them up to share with people you care about who care about you.

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