October 31, 2014

The GLORIA Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting

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The GLORIA Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting The GLORIA Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting

Jaysh al-Mujahideen Iraq: Condemnation of the Islamic State: translation and analysis

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Jaysh al-Mujahideen Iraq: Condemnation of the Islamic State: translation and analysis Jaysh al-Mujahideen Iraq: Condemnation of the Islamic State: translation and analysis

IS and the incoherence of Western policy

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IS and the incoherence of Western policy IS and the incoherence of Western policy

Naqshbandi Army Statement- 22 October: Translation

Statement by Jaysh Rijal al-Tariqa al-Naqshbandia [JRTN] official… [more]

Naqshbandi Army Statement- 22 October: Translation Naqshbandi Army Statement- 22 October: Translation

MERIA SPECIAL REPORT: DID ISIS USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAINST THE KURDS IN KOBANI?

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MERIA SPECIAL REPORT:  DID ISIS USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAINST THE KURDS IN KOBANI? MERIA SPECIAL REPORT:  DID ISIS USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAINST THE KURDS IN KOBANI?

SUNNI OPPOSITION TO THE ISLAMIC STATE

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TEN YEARS LATER: WHO WON THE IRAQ WAR, THE US OR CHINA?

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TEN YEARS LATER:  WHO WON THE IRAQ WAR, THE US OR CHINA? TEN YEARS LATER:  WHO WON THE IRAQ WAR, THE US OR CHINA?

THE SOUTH CAUCASUS: OBAMA’S FAILED RUSSIA “RESET” AND THE PUTIN DOCTRINE IN PRACTICE

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THE SOUTH CAUCASUS: OBAMA’S FAILED RUSSIA “RESET” AND THE PUTIN DOCTRINE IN PRACTICE THE SOUTH CAUCASUS: OBAMA’S FAILED RUSSIA “RESET” AND THE PUTIN DOCTRINE IN PRACTICE

THE NEW GLOBAL ANTISEMITISM: IMPLICATIONS FROM THE RECENT ADL-100 DATA

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THE NEW GLOBAL ANTISEMITISM: IMPLICATIONS FROM THE RECENT ADL-100 DATA THE NEW GLOBAL ANTISEMITISM: IMPLICATIONS FROM THE RECENT ADL-100 DATA

The GLORIA Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting

The Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting.Last week, MERIA Journal's exclusive Special Report Did ISIS Use Chemical Weapons Against the Kurds in Kobani?, by new … [Read more...]

Jaysh al-Mujahideen Iraq: Condemnation of the Islamic State: translation and analysis

Intro and Analysis This document put out by the Shari'a Committee of Jaysh al-Mujahideen- a Salafi nationalist group aiming to overthrow the central government in Iraq and anti-Shi'a in outlook- is to be noted for the following: 1. The … [Read more...]

IS and the incoherence of Western policy

Fathom Journal, October 2014 Western bombing of targets in the area controlled by the Islamic State (IS) organisation has commenced. US and allied planes have struck at both military and infrastructural targets in the area controlled by the IS and … [Read more...]

Naqshbandi Army Statement- 22 October: Translation

Statement by Jaysh Rijal al-Tariqa al-Naqshbandia [JRTN] official spokesman denying what was put out in a statement by a new unknown front. 22 October 2014. Oh dignified people of Iraq, Oh sons of our Arab Islamic Ummah, A statement was put … [Read more...]

Jabhat Ansar al-Din: Analysis and Interview

  Logo of Jabhat Ansar al-Din Jabhat Ansar al-Din [Supporters/Partisans of the Religion Front] is a coalition of four groups originally set up in July of this year, comprising Harakat Sham al-Islam, Jaysh al-Muhajireen wa al-Ansar, The … [Read more...]

Iraq Insurgent Profiles: Jamaat Ansar al-Sunna

Logo of Jamaat Ansar al-Sunna Over the years, there has been a good deal of confusion over the use of the name 'Ansar al-Sunna' when it comes to Iraq's Sunni insurgency, both in local and international media. When the name is used, the implied … [Read more...]

The White Shroud: A Syrian resistance Movement to the Islamic State

Logo of "The White Shroud" I have previously written on Sunni groups created within Iraq to fight against the Islamic State [IS], but what about in Syria? Some attention has been devoted to the group "Al-Kafn Al-Abyad" (The White Shroud), but on … [Read more...]

Grand Mufti “a willing partner to join their crusade”: Jewish Book Council reviews Nazis, Islamists

From a recent review on the Jewish Book Council website by historian Jack Fischel: The historical link between Nazi anti-Semitism, leading to the Holocaust, and the Islamic fundamentalist anti-Jewish-anti-Israel threat to the Jewish state is the … [Read more...]

The men of the al-Qadisiya army: a made-up social media insurgent group

Logo of the Men of the al-Qadisiya Army On this site and elsewhere, I have profiled numerous Iraqi Sunni insurgent brands through use of social media. At the same time, it should go without saying that one has to be careful when using material … [Read more...]

The Shia-Sunni war reaches Lebanon

Jerusalem Post, 17/10 Hezbollah is under pressure as the consequences of its ongoing intervention in Syria have come back to bite the terrorist organization. There are increasing indications that the sectarian war raging in Iraq and Syria is … [Read more...]

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