If you rely on mainstream media for your information you will probably believe the meme that Donald Trump is an evil, insane psychopath who is unfit to be President of The United States. I might agree with the second part of that statement but for the fact that all the other contenders, Democrat and Republican were even less suited for the role.
My blogs The Daily Stirrer and Boggart Abroad have reported the reasons behind Trump’s decision to end the CIA’s covert Syria program if aiding ISIS and AlQaeda affiliated groups. Few people outside of those who look to alt_media were even aware of this US State Department policy, or that it was instigated by Trump’s saintly predecessor, Barack Hussein Obama, who in his desperation to remove Syria’s President Assad was prepared to lie about the true nature of his beloved ‘moderate rebels.’ As well as triggering fury among Washington DC’s perpetual war party new information on what specifically influenced the president’s thinking has emerged and shows Trump in a better light while exposing the devotion shown by the Obama administration to the cause of the military / industrial complex.
Thomas Joscelyn, Middle East reveal in the August edition of The Weekly Standard:
Earlier this year, President Donald Trump was shown a disturbing video of Syrian rebels beheading a child near the city of Aleppo. It had caused a minor stir in the press as the fighters belonged to the Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, a group that had been supported by the CIA as part of its rebel aid program
The footage is haunting. Five bearded men smirk as they surround a boy in the back of a pickup truck. One of them holds the boy’s head with a tight grip on his hair while another mockingly slaps his face. Then, one of them uses a knife to saw the child’s head off and holds it up in the air like a trophy. It is a scene reminiscent of the Islamic State’s snuff videos, except this wasn’t the work of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s men. The murderers were supposed to be the good guys: our allies.
Brave and noble Syrian freedom fighters display severed the head of 11 year-old Abdullah Issa
As a measure of how committed to the ambitions of Barack Hussein Obama mainstream media actually are, we remind you once again that alt_media had these scumbags pegged for torturers, mass rapists, human organ noshers and head amputators back in 2013. It really did not take any investigative effort to discover and report the truth about them, Time of India, Straits Times of Singapore and Asia Times, Hong Kong carried full reports in their English editions. and of course Russia Today gleefully reported it all, emphasizing the role of the CIA and the Obama administration.
On seeing the video of the recent atrocity, Trump pressed his most senior intelligence advisers, asking the basic question of how the CIA could have a relationship with a group that beheads a child and then uploads the video to the internet. He wasn’t satisfied with any of the responses, and nor should he have been, this little blog with its £200 a year budget could verify the information and report it.
Trump demanded he be told why the United States had backed a bunch of extremists like Zenki. The issue was discussed at length with senior intelligence officials, and no good answers were forthcoming, according to people who were party to the conversations. After learning more shocking and bizarre details about the CIA’s ghost war in Syria including that rebels armed and trained by U.S. ‘advisers’ had fought alongside ISIS in the bid to depose Assad, among them al Qaeda’s arm in the country — the president decided to end the program altogether.
At the time the beheading video surfaced (July 2016), many in the American public naturally wanted answers, but the story was suppressed in the media. As Joscelyn reports, it amounted to nothing more than “a minor stir in the press.” The State Department declared itself satisfied that the group responsible, Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki, claimed to have arrested the men responsible for the gruesome crime, and undertook no further action. A US government spokesperson hypocritically (or stupidly) expressed hope that the head amputating, organ eating, sex slave taking group would “comply with obligations under the law of armed conflict.”
The only news agencies that challenged the State Department at were RT News (Russia Today) and Associated Press, yet even these attempts didn’t get picked up beyond the confines of the State Department’s daily briefing. When the AP’s Matt Lee asked Mark Toner whether Zenki would continue to be given any form of US assistance, Toner casually replied “it would give us pause” — which reportedly left Lee speechless.
As fighting devastated Aleppo Zenki became a favored group not only of the State Department but also mainstream media and prominent think tanks. One of the UK’s major broadcasters (Channel 4) even went so far as making a ‘1984’ style bid to erase or hide its prior online content and clothe the beheaders in faux acceptability as “moderate” and heroic freedom fighters.
Although it seems impossible that the CIA, The State Department and the Obama White House were unaware of the true nature of their ‘allies’ however as cleaning up the mess was left to Pres. Trump one wonders what other shite the previous administration left behind for him.It is also worth noting that when a bill was presented to congress that would have ended the US support of terrorists in Syria it received scant support from both sides in each house. Trump then took action and passed the measure by executive order.