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Obama Administration Use of Terrorism

October 2016

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Jihadi fighters in Libya in 2011, who ripped the country apart, and signalled the Western drive for war against Russia and China.

Sept. 26, 2016 (EIRNS)—A great deal is being exposed, following the U.S. and "coalition" air forces’ bombing of the Syrian Army on Sept. 17, which indicates that the Obama White House’s relation to terrorism goes beyond "unintentionally" spreading it through regime-change wars. Two years ago the fired head of U.S. Defense Intelligence, General Flynn, revealed that the White House willingly accepted, in advance, the formation of a terrorism "Califate" in Iraq and Syria as the likely outcome of its Syria regime-change policy. But it has more actively used and supported that "Califate" of "ISIS" and "al-Qaeda."

For the German publication Focus, veteran journalist Jürgen Todenhöfer, who has spent years reporting from Syria— including years of contact with Syrian "rebels"—conducted an interview, 10 days ago, of the commander of the al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al Nusra. High-quality photographs of the commander with Todenhoefer and of the heavily guarded stone quarry in which the talk took place, attest to it.

"Abu Al Ezz spoke very often of his money sources Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait," Todenhoefer wrote. "We have researched the identity of the man and know practically everything about him."

"We are a part of al-Qaeda," the commander told Todenhoefer, and also explained that ISIS was a part of them—al-Qaeda— and supported them until each "took their own way."

And amidst many descriptions of al-Nusra/al-Qaeda’s battles and goals of "overthrowing the dictatorships," Al Ezz told Todenhoefer that the terror army had received U.S. TOW shoulder-fired missile launchers, not "indirectly through the Free Syrian Army," as Todenhoefer had assumed, but directly from the United States. When they were beseiged by the Syrian Army, "experts from several countries" came to help them with such armaments. "Also America experts?" asked the journalist. "Yes." "From governments, or private persons?" "From governments," Al Ezz answered. "The Americans stand on our side."

Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari, charged at the UN Security Council on Sept. 25, that his country’s intelligence knows the location in Aleppo where the jihadi group Ahrar al-Sham is storing chemical weapons agents, in preparation for a "false flag" chemical attack to be blamed on the Syrian government. Jaafari added that on Sept. 6, two "American experts" were observed visiting that location, and then left Syria via Turkey. The 2013 sarin attack which killed and sickened people in Damascus should be recalled: It was immediately and emphatically blamed on Syria’s government by the United States and NATO; but its actual origin has still not been established.

Was the Sept. 17 US airstrike on Syrian Army troops in Deir Ez Zor carried out in direct coordination with ISIS? Hadiya Khalaf Abbas, the speaker of the Syrian parliament, told Lebanese Al Mayadeen TV that "The Syrian Army intercepted a conversation between the Americans and Daesh [ISIS—ed.] before the air raid on Deir ez-Zor." She apparently did not provide any details, however, saying, instead, that they would be made public later.