ISIS: On The Frontline

Following the fall of the Baathist regime in 2003, Iraq has become a stranger to peace. In 2011, with rise in the conflict in neighbouring country Syria, coupled with the tension and insecure Iraqi government, a new group emerged by the name of the “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria”, previously a branch of Al-Qaeda. On the 29th of June 2014, the group proclaimed itself as the “Islamic State” under the leadership of their “caliph” Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi.

ISIS have now taken control of large portions of land in the north of Iraq and have committed many war crimes beyond belief. Following this unrelenting turmoil in Iraq, Ahlulbayt TV’s Amir Taki & Mustafa Masood travelled to the region in early 2015. Here they filmed exclusive footage of the voluntary Iraqi army fighting on the front lines defending the country against the Islamic State (ISIS).

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  1. According to Four-Star Wesley Clark a retired General of the United States Army, ISIL / ISIS is armed and founded by the United States and others from the West. One of their goal is to put fear into you and lie you into wars. Their plan is to take out seven countries in five years. Using 7 wars. Starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.

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    • According to retired General Wesley Clark the primary motivation for those wars is to steal oil & gas from those 7 countries. This make sense because many past wars started or financed by United States and their allies involved countries with big oil and gas reserves. Now the US and their allies still do wars but using an increasing number of proxy-wars. In other words they do wars while hiding beyond others. Such as hiding behind ISIS, financing ISIS, arming ISIS, and use fear to lie into wars the American citizens and their allies.

      Another important motivation is the United States are the biggest manufacturer and seller of weapons in the world. So more wars means more money. It is an immature way of making dirty and unethical money.

      The American citizens and their president are intelligent, if they knew the real reasons for those wars most would be against it and there would be no war and no arming and financing ISIS. The elected American leaders do not represent the will of the majority of American citizens. Thus lying them into wars.

      I do not think Obama is a terrorist. I think he might be lied into wars though.

      Personally I believe that wars are immature. It’s very unlikely that the current elected pro-war leaders will have the courage to make positive changes. I’m hopeful that a next generation of leaders will be able to find win-win solutions. Instead of win-lose. Finding win-win solutions require a maturity which some of the current elected leaders have not yet reach. It also involved a shift from the head to the heart which requires event more courage.

  2. kinds of terrorist groups funded by US ..