Monday, 26 September , 2022

Islamism

Ukraine war driving US back into the Balkans

New US legislation aims to pull western Balkan region into EU and NATO but risks abound to any hasty integration by James Carden September...

‘Al Qaeda Is on Our Side’: How Obama/Biden Team Empowered Terrorist...

By Aaron Maté, April 20, 2022 Hours after the Feb. 3 U.S. military raid in northern Syria that left the leader of ISIS and multiple...

Le péril Le Pen: inventaire de ce qu’elle infligerait à la...

À la veille du premier tour, Mediapart a demandé à une douzaine de représentants de la société civile de décrire les dégâts que produirait...

Sold to an ally, lost to an enemy

The US shipped weapons and secrets to the Saudis and Emiratis. Now, some are in the hands of fighters linked to al Qaeda and...

Rogue police officer’s claim about Barcelona terror strike triggers anger

Defendant tells court intelligence service knew about jihadist cell By Guy Hedgecoe Jan 12, 2022 The government of Catalonia is demanding an investigation after a controversial former...

Salafis Throwing Bombs: How American and British Planners Partnered With Al-Qaeda...

by William Van Wagenen Dec 28, 2021 Introduction In the mainstream view, al-Qaeda did not play a role in the Syria conflict until Islamic State of...

How the U.S. Lost the “Great Game” in Central Asia

By Aidan O’Brien November 8, 2021 When the Soviet Union collapsed, the U.S. power elite saw an opportunity to take over the oil-rich region considered key...

Bellingcat funded by US and UK intelligence contractors that aided extremists...

Supposedly “independent” website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc – and reaped massive profits – in Syria. By Kit...

The Anxiety Effect: How 9/11 and Its Aftermath Changed Gulf Arab...

Post-9/11 events have shaken Riyadh’s and Abu Dhabi’s faith in the durability of Washington’s support. As part of our series, The Legacy of 9/11...

Afghanistan, One Defeat Breeds Another | By Alain Gresh

Kabul has fallen, and it took the Taliban only a few weeks to sweep away the Afghan army, which had been financed and trained...