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Murtaza Hussain, Marwan Hisham – U.S. STRATEGY TO FIGHT ISIS HAS SET OFF A NEW CONFLICT IN SYRIA

FIVE YEARS AFTER the start of Syria’s uprising, the Turkish military directly entered the fray last week, sending troops to occupy the northern Syrian town of Jarablus, previously held by the militant group the Islamic State. Turkey’s intervention represents a significant escalation of the conflict, as well as a sign that the country is likely to take a more aggressive approach …

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Turkey Has Repeatedly Carried Out False Flag Terror. Government Officials

This incisive article was written prior to the latest timely terrorist attack in Ankara, which resulted in 28 dead and 61 wounded.  President Erdogan has vowed to retaliate.   “Turkey will not shy away from using its right to self-defence at any time, any place or any occasion,” Turkey has been hit by a series of attacks in recent months, …

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Mitchell Prothero – U.S. training helped mold top Islamic State military commander

The 15 Chechens looking to cross the border from Turkey to Syria didn’t strike Abdullah as particularly important or unusual. It was early summer in 2012, and as a smuggler based in the Turkish border town of Killis, Abdullah, who’d fled his home village in Syria because of fighting on the outskirts of Aleppo, was used to secretive groups of …