Tag: Institute for the Study of War

By protecting Syria’s Idlib, the US created a safe haven for Baghdadi and ISIS

With the killing of self-proclaimed ISIS “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shoddy narrative pushed by US government officials and regime change propagandists about Idlib was blown to pieces as well

By Dan Cohen

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Inside the temple of covert propaganda: The Integrity Initiative and the UK’s scandalous information war

The Grayzone entered the carefully concealed offices of a covert, British government-backed propaganda mill that is at the center of an international scandal the mainstream media refuses to touch.

By Mohamed Elmaazi and Max Blumenthal

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How neocon Michael Weiss went from hosting Islamophobic rallies with far-right hate queen Pamela Geller to lobbying for Islamist rebels in Syria

Regime-change fanatic Michael Weiss started his career as a Muslim-bashing neocon who organized rallies with far-right Islamophobe Pamela Geller, before rebranding as an anti-Russia CNN pundit lobbying for Islamist rebels in Syria.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet’s Grayzone Project

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Is Trump rescuing al-Qaeda’s ‘heartland’ in Syria?

Only Western intervention can save Syria’s beleaguered al-Qaeda-affiliated rebels in Idlib.

By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton / AlterNet


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US-armed ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels join al-Qaeda’s ‘Bin Laden Front’ in new coalition

Salafi-jihadist rebels that were vetted by the CIA and enjoyed the backing of American neoconservatives have joined a new rebranded al-Qaeda group called Tahrir al-Sham.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet


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