UNDERSTANDING THE ISLAMIC STATE’S SYSTEM – STRUCTURE AND WILAYAT

By: Helene Lavoix Conflicting information regarding the Islamic State and the evolution of the war emerge everyday from the media, while analysts, commentators and official statements are no less swaying. For example, on 13 April 2015, “Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman”...

Taking Mali hostage

Commentary: Andrew Lebovich The kidnapping of four ICRC workers by prominent political figures in Mali indicates that the Jihadists might be holding the peace process hostage as well as its aid workers. The news that four employees of the International Committee...

US’ Main Target in Syria is Iran, ISIS Comes Second

By: Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR The common thread running through the two major ‘hot spots’ in the Middle East today – the conflicts in Syria and Libya – is undoubtedly the threat to international security from the extremist groups operating in these...

How the Trump regime was manufactured by a war inside the Deep State

A systemic crisis in the global Deep System has driven the violent radicalization of a Deep State faction By Nafeez Ahmed President Donald Trump is not fighting a war on the establishment: he’s fighting a war to protect the establishment from...