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General Clark reveals that Daesh is an Israeli project

Posted by seumasach on February 22, 2015

Voltairenet

22nd February, 2015

General Wesley Clark, former Supreme Commander of NATO, told CNN that the Islamic Emirate (“Daesh”) had been “created by our friends and allies to defeat Hezbollah.”

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Iran pledges to defeat ISIL

Posted by seumasach on January 4, 2015

The Iraqi defense minister, for his part, voiced pleasure in his ongoing visit to Iran, and said, “Iran’s all-out support for the Iraqi armed forces has played a determining role in the recent victories of the Iraqi army (against ISIL).”

SNSC Secretary Stresses Expulsion of ISIL from All Parts of Iraq

Fars News Agency

30th December, 2015

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) strongly condemned the crimes committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq, and stressed that the war on ISIL should continue until all the Takfiri terrorists are driven out of entire Iraq.

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ISIL militants to face defeat in Syria

Posted by seumasach on November 5, 2014

PressTV

4th November, 2014

Lebanon’s Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says Takfiri ISIL militants, who are currently wreaking havoc on Syria and Iraq, have no future and will definitely be defeated.

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Maliki defies Sistani as his party abandons him

Posted by seumasach on August 13, 2014

“The West, especially the US is are responsible for the success of the ISIS. The West supported the rebels in Syria against the Assad regime. Extremist groups took over most of the rebel movement, out of which ISIS emerged.”

That’s indisputable, but the West appears to have changed sides and is now opposing them. Their bombing of ISIS positions has not been condemned by Iran. Indeed, according to M.K.Bhadrakumar, Iran is broadly supportive as long as there is no US troop deployment on the ground.

FOAB

11th August

Nouri al-Maliki, outgoing Prime Minister, will claim that his party betrayed him. His party will claim that they are working for the national interest, and obeying Ayatullah Ali al-Sistani. 65 out of 92 MPs of the Maliki-led State of Law Coalition (SoL) left the SoL and backed Haider al-Abadi as PM.

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Moscow to play negotiator, Riyadh holds the keys

Posted by seumasach on June 22, 2014

These perspectives are consistent with Obama’s statement to the  effect that ” the key to both Syria and Iraq is going to be a combination of what happens inside the country… and us laying down a more effective counterterrorism platform that gets all the countries in the region pulling in the same direction.” They are also consistent with the Blair/Annan call for co-operation with Russia, China, Iran and Saudi to resolve the crisis.”

Al-Arabiya

22nd June, 2014

A flurry of diplomatic activity is occurring between Riyadh and Moscow over not only Iraq but Syria. Russia is seeking to play the role of negotiator on all questions and Saudi Arabia holds the keys. If successful, Russia stands to gain substantially at the expense of the United States. The Kingdom engagement policy with the Russians may indeed produce peace dividends and further alter the geopolitical landscape.

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