Intelligence Agencies Playing Both Sides of “Terror” Game

Posted: March 2, 2015 in -
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Nafeez Ahmed:

The circus: How British intelligence primed both sides of the ‘terror war’

Over the last decade or so – the very same period that the British state was grooming the “former jihadists who weren’t” so they could be paraded around the media-security-industrial complex bigging up the non-threat of “non-violent extremism” – the CIA and MI6 were coordinatingSaudi-led funding to al-Qaeda affiliated extremists across the Middle East and Central Asia to counter Iranian Shiite influence.

…Nevertheless in 2013, it was David Cameron who lifted the arms embargo to support Syria’s rebels [and Barack Obama in the USA]. We now know that most of our military aid went to al-Qaeda affiliated Islamists, many with links to extremists at home. The British government itselfacknowledged that a “substantial number” of Britons were fighting in Syria, who “will seek to carry out attacks against Western interests… or in Western states”.

…Yet according to former British counterterrorism intelligence officer Charles Shoebridge, despite this risk, authorities “turned a blind eye to the travelling of its own jihadists to Syria, notwithstanding ample video etc. evidence of their crimes there,” because it “suited the US and UK’s anti-Assad foreign policy”.

…This terror-funnel is what enabled people like Emwazi to travel to Syria and join up with IS – despite being on an MI5 terror watch-list. He had been blocked by the security services from traveling to Kuwait in 2010: why not Syria?

Also See:

Nafeez Ahmed: Why the war on ISIS will fail

There are only a handful of guys in the world who both know what’s going on and choose to tell the truth about it. Nafeez is one of them.

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