We are not bombing those in Syria! Like, they promised to fight with ISIS - the fiend of hell, and bomb the opposition - moderate - fighting the Assad regime !? So who are we still bombing in Syria and why? However, hello!
The Free Syrian Army, the most moderate of the moderates, was formed in Turkey, on the initiative and with the help of France, even before the start of clashes in Syria.
“This army, whose name copies the Free French Forces of the Second World War, is rumored to consist of deserters of the Syrian army, but this is purely false. With the exception of some commanders. The Free Syrian Army consists mostly of Libyans who were part of” Al-Qaida, "operating in the territory of Libya," - said the journalist, political scientist Thierry Meyssan.
The political roof — the National Coalition of émigré leaders who had long lost contact with Syria — appeared in November 2012 of the year already in Qatar, which took over the financing of the Free Syrian Army, the FSA. Today, the SSA is, in essence, a signboard through which financing and arming of Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar is carried out, under the supervision of the United States, of various jihadist groups fighting against the Assad government. As a symbol of continuity, the SSA, like the National Coalition, retained the French colonial flag.
"Less temperate." Jabhat-en-Nusra has the status of the official Al-Qaida cell in Syria. I rebounded from ISIS at the start of 2012, when Al-Qaida’s leadership came to grips with ISIS, which launched active operations in Syria. He has identical goals with ISIL, that is, the creation of a world caliphate with the help of unlimited atrocities, but does not want to give up claims for leadership. He was declared a terrorist organization in the United States, which did not prevent the former CIA chief Petraeus, one of the architects of the anti-Igil coalition, to call on him to rely on ISIL.
Coalition "Islamic Front". Created in November 2013 of the year on the basis of several radical groups, among which "Ahrar ash-Sham" - mostly focused on Turkey, "Ansar ash-Sham", "Liva at-Tauhit". Al-Qaeda and An-Nusru are considered to be their brothers, with whom they carry out joint operations, but limit their ambitions to the territory of Syria. Financially supported by the Gulf countries, Turkey and weapons from USA.
There are no significant differences in either the ideology or the methodology of these guys with ISIS. And they cut their heads long before ISIS, with its outstanding public relations.
And finally, ISIS - "The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant." Officially established in Iraq in 2006, the merger of 11 factions led by the Iraqi Al-Qaida. It became known as ISIL in April 2013, when its militants got into a civil war in Syria, which caused friction with the leadership of Al-Qaida, which recognized An-Nusru as its legal representative in Syria. Since then, "cute curse." The main source of ISIL's existence - Saudi Arabia and Qatar, grown on a competitive basis - is trade in oil from fields in Northern Iraq and Kurdistan, carried out on an industrial scale through the ports of Turkey and Israel. By some estimates, at least a million dollars a day. Other sources - the implementation of looted artifacts, with the participation of elite salon houses in Europe, and human trafficking.
That is, the “Islamic State” is, as befits a state, a completely self-financing structure, incorporated into legal transport and financial flows of the civilized world, otherwise this business activity simply could not last a day. That is, ISIS in its current form could not exist a day without the permission and complicity of key members of the anti-Silov coalition.
Stanford University, as part of a global monitoring organization of militants around the world, tracks history and the relationship of paramilitary groups in Syria. On the Stanford scheme, the formation, fragmentation, mergers and takeovers of such formations are very clearly seen, starting from the appearance of Al-Qaida in Syria in 88. Blue lines indicate union and cooperation relationships. Here are some episodes of combat engagement marked on the Stanford scheme. July 2012 of the Year - Dzhebhat en Nusra and the Free Syrian Army jointly seize the police base. December 2012 of the Year - in response to the announcement by the United States of Dzhebhat an Nusra as a terrorist organization, allied groups, including members of the Free Syrian Army, protest against US actions. January 2013 of the Year - En-Nusra and other groups subsequently included in the Islamic Front jointly seize the Syrian air force base in Taftanaz. March 2013 of the Year - Al-Nusra and Ahrar ash-Sham jointly seize Raqqah, which later becomes the capital of the Islamic State in Syria. Stanford scheme is absolutely clearly shows the network nature of the relationship.
Here - Stanford shows - this is a network. In fact, just the same people change the flag depending on the task and the specific source of funding.
A well-known photograph in which Senator McCain met with the leaders of the Free Syrian Army in May, 2013. Here you can see its leaders: the commander is General Salem Idris, Mohammad Nour, known for the trade in hostages. The interlocutor of McCain - Ibrahim Al-Badri, at that time already listed in the list of the five most dangerous terrorists wanted by the United States. Following the trip, McCain argued that the leaders of the SSA are "moderate people and can be trusted."
“I understand and fully approve of this when America is trying to prevent terrorism around the world. After all, we are a force of good,” McCain said.
At the moment, this very person with whom McCain is talking is Caliph Ibrahim El-Baghdadi, that is, the leader of the Islamic State.
"You can’t name the exact number of groups currently operating in Syria, because groups are created, broken up and again combined at certain points, depending on who pays and on the operation they have to perform ... By funding jihadists, you finance all militants in the region, you can not say that your money goes to the needs of a certain group and no other ", - said the journalist, political scientist Thierry Meyssan.
Relevant question. Why do they all do it? There is a version. America, as a world leader, needs a bogey. Terrible enemy.
The “power of good” needs the “power of evil” in order to consolidate its power, to build subordinates. This force must obviously be evil, bloody, really frightening. One condition - it must be such a force that under no circumstances can defeat America. That, by the way, was at one time considered German Nazism, which they cultivated together with the British for known purposes. Then, however, it turned out that they overdo it. As, actually, and with ISIS.
The hitch is that Russia's position is distinguished by the utmost clarity of the world - it is possible to fight terrorism only by restoring a legal, legitimate state. Well, we do not have, in our operation, a different force on the ground except the Syrian army and its allies. And our task is to ensure the advance of this army from the air. Anyone who fights against - a military opponent to be destroyed. Only in this way can the army advance. Though Syrian, even American. If the goal is to defeat terrorism. And therefore, the terrorists will be destroyed regardless of the affiliation, the color of the flag and the source of funding.