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While America and Europe changes their social media profile pictures to show solidarity with victims of one European country, then another, victims of terrorism in non-European and American countries are receiving virtual no attention – let alone sympathy – when they receive even higher death tolls from ISIS.
After the horrific attack on Brussels, it’s worth noting how the major attacks that have recently been carried out by ISIS, or ISIS-sympathizing groups, have been reported in the media – and subsequently how they have been received on social media:
March 22, 2016, Brussels, 34 killed – HEADLINE NEWS
March 20, 2015, Yemen, 137 killed – no headline
April 18, 2015, Afghanistan, 33 killed – no headline
June 26, 2015, Tunisia, 38 killed – no headline
June 29, 2015, Yemen, 35 killed – no headline
October 10, 2015, Ankara, Turkey, 97 killed – no headline
October 31, 2015, Russian plan, 224 killed – HEADLINE NEWS
November 21, 2015, Beirut, 43 killed – no headline
November 13, 2015, Paris, 130 killed – HEADLINE NEWS
December 2, 2015, San Bernardino, 14 killed – HEADLINE NEWS
January 8, 2016 Libya, 50 killed – no headline
March 6, 2016 (only two weeks ago), Baghdad, 47 killed – no headline
March 13, 2016 (last week), Grand-Bassam, 22 killed – no headline
March 15, 2016 (last week), Ankara, Turkey, 35 killed – no headline
ISIS is killing more Muslims and Africans than any other group. Yet for some reason Western media is only highlighting when Europeans and Americans get killed.
This feeds into a “Muslims are against us” mentality, when in fact what we are facing is an imperialist terrorist cult, that targets Muslims more than any other group of people.
Just last week, Grand-Bassam’s beaches were filled people enjoying the Sunday afternoon.
With temperatures on the rise, many across Ivory Coast came to the city’s oceanfront resorts to enjoy the ocean.
For terrorists, this was a perfect opportunity.
Six figures all in black appeared on the beach, wearing balaclavas and carrying guns. Before anyone could process what was going on, the terrorists opened fire.
They had AK-47 Kalashnikov rifles and hand grenades, which they used on anyone within sight.
They marched across the sand, shredding men, women and children – both Ivorians and foreigners alike.
When security forces arrived, the terrorist gunmen killed two of them as well.
“They killed a child, despite him kneeling down and begging,” one witness told the BBC. “They shot a woman in the chest. I swear, I heard them shouting ‘Allahu Akbar.’ They’ve killed innocent people.”
But aside from sources like the BBC and NPR, this story was simply not covered in the mainstream Western media.

Turkey has reported what it has called an ‘unexpected’ decline in its tourism industry, particularly from Russian nationals.

Turkish PM Davutoglu said:

“We believe Russian tourists will start coming back to Turkey.”

Bordering on Terrorism: Turkey's syria policy and
the rise of the Islamic State.
The sharp, and supposedly ‘unexpected’, decline occurred after an increase in political and military tensions between Ankara and Moscow, which were obviously initiated when Turkey thought it would be a great idea to shoot down a Russian fighter jet without any warning at all.

After the incident, Russia imposed economic sanctions on Turkey, banned charter flights between Russia and Turkey, and Russia’s travel industry watchdog recommended all national agencies to stop selling tours to Turkey.

More recently, Turkey has refused to allow Russian, anti-terror surveillance flights near its border and Moscow has accused the Turks of preparing to invade the sovereign state of Syria.
RT reports that, ‘Turkey’s top resorts were left practically empty due to a dramatic decline in the number of Russian tourists’, because the country ‘has been the Russian people’s number 1 foreign tourist destination for many years’.

Furthermore, TUI, the world’s largest tour operator, reported a massive 40% drop in summer holiday bookings to Turkey.

British tour operator Thomas Cook revealed that it has switched 400,000 seats from Turkey to Spain, as Brits decide they would rather top up their tan in safer climes.

Unfortunately for Turkey, tourism funds over half of the nation’s deficit.

Turkey’s apparent support for terrorism has even led to the rise of boycott campaigns against the nation, so it should absolutely be expected that people do not believe they will be safe in Turkey.
Do you think hitting Turkey economically will force a change in their violent foreign policy?

At his Friday rally in North Charleston, South Carolina, the billionaire racist and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump held forth on a variety of policy issues—including the Affordable Care Act, the intransigence of Congress, and Japan’s devaluation of the yen—before diving, headfirst, into an email chain hoax involving Muslims, pig blood, and a World War I-era Army officer. The relevant section starts at 33:00 in the video above; you can listen to secondary audio, captured by Gawker’s Gabrielle Bluestone (and beginning at 8:00), in the SoundCloud player below:

The reporter Benjy Sarlin, who also attended the rally, recounted what exactly happened for MSNBC:
Trump repeated—favorably—an apparent myth about how General John Pershing summarily executed dozens of Muslim prisoners in the Philippines with tainted ammunition during a guerrilla war against the occupying United States. “He took fifty bullets, and he dipped them in pig’s blood,” Trump said. “And he had his men load his rifles and he lined up the fifty people, and they shot 49 of those people. And the fiftieth person he said ‘You go back to your people and you tell them what happened.’ And for 25 years there wasn’t a problem, okay?” …

The moral of the tale, according to Trump: “We better start getting tough and we better start getting vigilant, and we better start using our heads or we’re not gonna have a country, folks.”
Sarlin notes that the tale of General Pershing’s mass execution of 49 Muslims has been widely discredited by the website Snopes, which gathered historical records of his tour of duty in the Philippines, a cluster of islands in the western Pacific Ocean that were ruled by the United States in the first half of the 20th century. The false anecdote apparently arose from Pershing’s involvement in the Moro Rebellion, a fourteen-year conflict between the Moros, an indigenous Muslim group in the southern Philippines, and the U.S. military.

The most unsettling thing about Trump’s aside isn’t that it’s false, though. It’s that he’s indulging an openly racist murder fantasy—in which an American military officer uses dead Muslims he had killed with bullets dipped in the blood of swine (an animal whose meat and other byproducts are considered impure, and thus forbidden from consumption, by the Qur’an) to terrorize many more Muslims—in order to convince South Carolinians to vote for him.

Presidential candidates are certainly not immune to promulgating fake Internet memes. Nor has Trump been friendly to Muslims, either: In the past few months alone, he’s endorsed preventing Muslims from entering the United States, shuttering a certain number of mosques (while placing the remainder under surveillance), and registering every practicing Muslim in a national database. In that sense, today’s utterance differed in degree, not kind: Trump will say anything, for any reason, if it benefits him. At the same time, this tale gives us a good sense of what kind of person Trump is pandering to, and what exactly such a person would believe.

For the last 4 months because of the accurate bombings of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Army attacks the Islamists of “Dzhebhat an-Nusra”, FSA,  “Jabhat al-Shamiya” and “Ahrar ash-Sham” had to repeatedly retreat from their positions in Aleppo province.
  Air strikes caused serious damages to these terrorist groups, surviving because of the support of Turkey and countries of the Persian Gulf and fighting against SAA and its allies.
Now the “al-Nusra” leaders send additional reserves from Turkey to the Hraytan region (12 km North-West from Aleppo), and the Erdogan regime once again sent to this province a large batch of weapons and ammunition. 

On Thursday it was confirmed that because of the airstrikes of the Russian Federation and the successful actions of Syrian troops the jihadists from “al-Nusra Front” sent a large convoy of terrorists to the villages  al-Zahra and Nubl – strategic points in the North of Aleppo.

The corresponding video was published by the terrorists. As it seen on the video, the consists of about 120 “jihad-autos” with machine guns, anti-aircraft systems and other arms inside the cars. On the background of their catastrophic situation in the South of the province it looks like a sign of desperation.

The villages of al-Zahra and Nubl have long been a primary target for terrorists of the Syrian opposition. The reason for that was a large number of Shiites living there (about 45-60 thousand) supporting SAA and President Bashar al-Assad.

Grouping “Dzhebhat an-Nusra” and it’s allies many times tried to capture these settlements, but because of the help of the Forces of National Defense and Hezbollah they never succeeded.

The terrorists published a photo-report about a child suicide-bomber in a few moments before his death.

ISIS terrorists called this monstrous operation — “operation martyrdom”.
On the photos made in the province of Aleppo, Abu Aamar teen says goodbye to his father before blasting his “Jihad- auto “.

After saying good bye he sits in the car, loaded with explosives, and directs to the place for the explosion. It seems that the aim of the terrorists this time was a post or any guarded object, because the cabin of the teen’s “Jihad- auto” was cased with steel sheets to break through the small arms fire.

Up to 6,000 troops are being sent to invade and occupy Libya, seizing oilfields allegedly threatened by terrorists NATO armed and put into power in 2011. The London Telegraph, almost as a footnote, reports of a sizable Western military force being sent in on the ground to occupy Libya in an operation it claims is aimed at fighting the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS). In its article, “Islamic State battles to seize control of key Libyan oil depot,” it reports:
Under the plan, up to 1,000 British troops would form part of a 6,000-strong joint force with Italy – Libya’s former colonial power – in training and advising Libyan forces. British special forces could also be engaged on the front line.
One would suspect a 6,000-strong foreign military force being sent into Libya would be major headline news, with debates raging before the operation even was approved. However, it appears with no debate, no public approval, and little media coverage, US, British, and European troops, including Libya’s former colonial rulers – the Italians – are pushing forward with direct military intervention in Libya, once again.
The Mirror’s “SAS spearhead coalition offensive to halt Islamic State oil snatches in Libya,” claims the West’s 6,000 soldiers face up to 5,000 ISIS terrorists – raising questions about the veracity of both the true intentions of the West’s military intervention and the nature of the enemy they are allegedly intervening to fight.
Military doctrine generally prescribes overwhelming numerical superiority for invading forces versus defenders. For example, during the the 2004 battle for the Iraqi city of Fallujah, the US arrayed over 10,000 troops versus 3,000-4,000 defenders. This means large, sweeping operations to directly confront and destroy ISIS in Libya are not intended, and like Western interventions elsewhere, it is being designed to instead perpetuate the threat of ISIS and therefore, perpetuate Western justification for extraterritorial military intervention in Libya and beyond.
With an initial foothold in Libya intentionally designed to last, it will inevitably be expanded, supporting US AFRICOM operations throughout the rest of North Africa.

The US-British Are “Fighting” the Terrorists They Put in Power 

As has been explained by geopolitical analysts since 2011, terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda and their various rebrandings are far from being the West’s true adversaries. Besides being funded, armed, and backed by the West’s closest and oldest Middle Eastern allies – particularly the Saudis and Qataris – these terrorist organizations serve a two-fold purpose. First, they serve as a mercenary army with which the West fights targeted nations by proxy. Second, they serve as a pretext for direct Western military intervention when proxy war fails or is not an option.
This was first illustrated with the very inception of Al Qaeda in the 1980’s where it was used as a proxy force by the US and Saudis to fight the Soviets in Afghanistan. In 2001, the presence of Al Qaeda in Afghanistan was used as a pretext for a US invasion and occupation that endures to this very day.
As of 2011, literally these very same terrorists were organized, armed, funded, and provided with NATO aircover to overthrow the government of Libya. From there, they were rearmed and shipped to NATO-member Turkey where they then invaded northern Syria, and more specifically Idlib and the pivotal city of Aleppo.
The Business Insider would report in its article, “REPORT: The US Is Openly Sending Heavy Weapons From Libya To Syrian Rebels,” that:
The administration has said that the previously hidden CIA operation in Benghazi involved finding, repurchasing and destroying heavy weaponry looted from Libyan government arsenals, but in October we reported evidence indicating that U.S. agents — particularly murdered ambassador Chris Stevens — were at least aware of heavy weapons moving from Libya to jihadist Syrian rebels.
There have been several possible SA-7 spottings in Syria dating as far back as early summer 2012, and there are indications that at least some of Gaddafi’s 20,000 portable heat-seeking missiles were shipped before now.
On Sept. 6 a Libyan ship carrying 400 tons of weapons for Syrian rebels docked in southern Turkey. The ship’s captain was “a Libyan from Benghazi” who worked for the new Libyan government. The man who organized that shipment, Tripoli Military Council head Abdelhakim Belhadj, worked directly with Stevens during the Libyan revolution.
The Business Insider’s mention of Abdelhakim Belhaj working directly with Ambassador Stevens is particularly important. Belhaj was quite literally the leader of US State Department-listed foreign terrorist organization, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) – Al Qaeda in Libya. Despite his obvious ties to Al Qaeda, he was openly backed by the US during the 2011 Libyan War, and afterward, was posing for pictures with US senators including Arizona senator John McCain in the aftermath of NATO’s regime change operations. LIFG’s leader, Abdelhakim Belhadj, is now reportedly also a senior leader of ISIS in Libya.
Fox News in a March 2015 report titled, “Herridge: ISIS Has Turned Libya Into New Support Base, Safe Haven,” would claim:
Herridge reported that one of the alleged leaders of ISIS in North Africa is Libyan Abdelhakim Belhadj, who was seen by the U.S. as a willing partner in the overthrow of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. 
“Now, it’s alleged he is firmly aligned with ISIS and supports the training camps in eastern Libya,” Herridge said.
It is clear that the West is not fighting ISIS, but instead, has clearly both created it and is intentionally perpetuating it to help justify its military and geopolitical maneuvering across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and advance its aspirations toward regional and global political, military, and economic hegemony.
The very same technicals – armed trucks used in combat – bearing the Libyan “rebel” insignia, have literally just been painted over by images of ISIS’ flag, like props on a Hollywood set being used in a bad sequel. With the US-British and European intervention in a destroyed Libya overrun by terrorists – a Libya we were promised by NATO was bringing brought peace, stability, “freedom,” and “democracy” with its 2011 intervention, we see fully the danger of entrusting other nations to a similar fate wrought by Western intervention – most notably Syria.

A recently declared Saudi-led “anti-terror” coalition was met with nice skepticism recently. this can be not owing to doubts over Saudi Arabia’s sincerity alone, however owing to the very fact that abundant of the coercion the “coalition” is allegedly to fight is associate intentional creation of Arab policy to start with.

CNN’s article, “Muslim nations type coalition to fight terror, decision monotheism ideology ‘disease’,” claims:
 occupation monotheism ideology a illness, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has declared the formation of a coalition of thirty four mostly Muslim nations to fight coercion.

    “This announcement comes from the monotheism world’s vigilance in fighting this illness thus it may be a partner, as a gaggle of states, within the fight against this illness,” Saudi Deputy prince and Defense Minister Mohammad bin Salman aforesaid.

    Asked whether or not the new coalition might embrace regular army, Saudi Arabia’s high diplomat told reporters in Paris on weekday that “nothing is off the table.”
In reality, decades of documented proof reveal that the Saudis square measure the first passage through that Western money, weapons, support, and directives flow into mercenary armies of extremists, indoctrinated by Saudi Wahabism – a politically-motivated perversion of Islam – and sent to execute joint Western-Saudi political science ambitions within the Middle East and geographic region (MENA) region and on the far side.

In fact, over the decades, one will see an instantaneous relevance the increasing impotence of Western standard forces and their ability to project power across the earth, and also the rise of unconventional terrorist forces that reach otherwise inaccessible regions in their part.

This will over the West’s insincere cognitive content and surprise to clarify why, when a year of allegedly battling the questionable “Islamic State” (ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh) in Syrian Arab Republic, the u.  s. created very little progress and solely when Russia’s recent intervention, has the terrorist organization’s existence been place in peril.

The rise of ISIS, seems to be the intended machinations of the West and its regional partners. A Department of intelligence service (DIA) report written in 2012 (.pdf) admitted:
    If the case unravels there's the likelihood of building a declared or unavowed Salafist princedom in japanese Syrian Arab Republic (Hasaka and Der Zor), and this can be precisely what the supporting powers to the opposition need, so as to isolate the Syrian regime, that is taken into account the strategic depth of the religious order growth (Iraq and Iran).
To clarify simply World Health Organization these “supporting powers” were that wanted the creation of a “Salafist” (Islamic) principality” (State), the military intelligence report explains:
    The West, Gulf countries, and Turkey support the opposition; whereas Russia, China, and Asian nation support the regime.
The military intelligence report makes it clear that Saudi Arabia’s “coalition” is that the supply of all coercion, not the answer, which there already exists a coalition sincerely committed to exterminating the scourge of militant ideology within the MENA region – Russia, China, Iran, and in fact Syrian Arab Republic itself.

A Facade to cover continuing coercion Behind

Likely what Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is doing, is trying to boot a narrative that, as of late, is more and more implicating it and plenty of of the members of its “coalition” because the terribly supply of worldwide coercion. in addition, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become more and more concerned directly with military operations on the far side its borders. Its forces square measure fighting in neighboring Asian nation, and military forces from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its gulf neighbors are fighting covertly and semi-covertly in operations stretching from African nation to Syrian Arab Republic.

Creating a “coalition” to fight “terrorism,” would provide the Saudis another rhetorical ploy to cover their more and more direct role in supporting militarily the terrorist proxies they need deployed and World Health Organization square measure currently being defeated across the MENA region. even as the United States has wiped out Syrian Arab Republic, victimisation ISIS as a pretext to involve itself directly and militarily within the Syrian conflict while not ever really fighting ISIS, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seeking to form a plausible cowl story to try and do a similar.

For those inquisitive about actually defeating {terrorism|act of coercion|terrorist act|coercion} globally – recognizing the state sponsors of terrorism and excluding them flatly from determination the matter till they're command accountable for making it within the 1st place is important. Saudi Arabia’s announcement was met with skepticism, even ridicule for this terribly reason. Second, to defeat coercion globally, those actually inquisitive about investment in such a battle, ought to do thus with those demonstrating a sincere need to eradicate this scourge.

Thanks to the United States military intelligence, a listing of countries leading the fight has already been provided.