How early did fundamentalist Islamic opposition groups emerge or arrive in Syria?

The stated aim quoted by Western politicians and main stream media news outlets for the support of opposition groups throughout the Syrian conflict is 'the establishment of a democratic, free Syria'. The WIDER View has reported on many occasions that this stated goal has been compromised from the early days of the conflict. This post…Read more How early did fundamentalist Islamic opposition groups emerge or arrive in Syria?

IS will continue to commit and inspire attacks at a frequent pace in the West, it is inevitable

IS have the West positioned in a catch 22 situation and looking to turn the screw. Attacks committed by IS members or those inspired by it have increased in frequency over the last two years with a tangible goal in mind. A goal that can be achieved by using the Wests very own political and…Read more IS will continue to commit and inspire attacks at a frequent pace in the West, it is inevitable

Attitudes are shifting among Western populations toward the establishment elite

Liberal and left sentiment has held a dominant influence in politics and main stream media for many years in the West but this post will focus on the UK over last 15 years in particular and the decisions made by the political and the financial establishments. Although it focuses on the UK, much of the…Read more Attitudes are shifting among Western populations toward the establishment elite

Fundamentalist Islamic and Western deemed moderate groups working together in latest Hama offensive

Fundamentalist Islamic and Western deemed moderate groups are working together in the latest ongoing Northern Hama offensive. Groups include, but not limited to, fundamentalist Islamic Hayat Tahrir al Sham coalition and Western deemed moderate groups Jaish al Nasr (Army of Victory), Central Division, Jaish al Izzah (Army of Glory) and Sham Legion. Jaish al Nasr…Read more Fundamentalist Islamic and Western deemed moderate groups working together in latest Hama offensive

Renewed assault on Jobar, Damascus, fundamentalist Islamic and Western deemed moderate groups working together

Fundamentalist Islamic coalition and Al Qaeda group Hayat Tahrir al sham have taken part in a new assault on the Damascus suburb of Jobar in co-operation with other groups such as Western deemed moderate al Rahman Corps, Jaish al Islam (Army of Islam) and Ahrar al sham. Hayat Tahrir al sham: Youtube video Hayat Tahrir…Read more Renewed assault on Jobar, Damascus, fundamentalist Islamic and Western deemed moderate groups working together

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Why are the political, financial and MSM establishments lashing out so much following results in 2016?

The fundamental reason for the overtly biased approach to Brexit, Trump, Syria and Russia by Western politicians and MSM news outlets is that such results threaten the progress of the world order set out by the political establishment years ago. Although parties differ (for example Democrats & Republicans, Conservatives & Labour, Les R├ępublicains & Parti…Read more Why are the political, financial and MSM establishments lashing out so much following results in 2016?

Politicians and main stream media establishments do not want to accept responsibility, rather create further division within society

Politicians and main stream media establishments urge you to pick a side regarding both domestic and foreign policy issues. Narratives are pushed with overt bias and selective facts presented to justify the narrative. If you criticize the narrative you are automatically accused of supporting the opposite to that narrative and vice versa. What this ultimately…Read more Politicians and main stream media establishments do not want to accept responsibility, rather create further division within society

Aleppo opposition groups merged under Jaish Halab (Army of Aleppo) coalition officially combining Western deemed moderate and fundamentalist Islamic groups under one banner

The Jaish Halab (Army of Aleppo) coalition was announced on 01 December 2016 which saw Western deemed moderate and fundamentalist Islamic groups in Aleppo officially merge under one banner as announced by FSA media arm the RFS Media Office (Revolutionary Forces of Syria Media Office). RFS Media Office article (01 Dec 2016) - Factions in…Read more Aleppo opposition groups merged under Jaish Halab (Army of Aleppo) coalition officially combining Western deemed moderate and fundamentalist Islamic groups under one banner