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It was Suleimani and his Quds Force pals who pushed Iraq's Shia prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, to push Sunnis out of the Iraqi government and army, stop paying salaries to Sunni soldiers, kill and arrest large numbers of peaceful Sunni protesters and generally turn Iraq into a Shia-dominated sectarian state. The Islamic State group was the counterreaction.
by Cat on Tue Jan 7th, 2020 at 04:09:00 PM EST
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How ISIL came about is well documented .... the Sunni's were the leadership under Saddam Hussein ... quilty of oppression, murder and torture of the Shia majority. Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi initiated his Sunni terror group while detained in Camp Bucca FOB, a similar prison as Abu Ghraib.

He became a preacher or Sheikh while in an American led  camp with torture and deaths. The tens of thousands prisoners were freed or escaped after attacks by Sunni extremists.

A lot of malarkey to rewrite the invasion, occupation of Iraq by the neo-colonial invaders from the US and UK. The Neocons don't do nation building - was signed CPA.

* Syria Expendable in Joint US-Israel ME Power Schemes (Dec. 2013)

 * Khorasan pledge splits Al-Qaeda (Sept. 2014

* Clinton's 21st Century Statecraft and the Land of Two Rivers

Remember the Jordanian terror master - former detainee of King Hussein - Abu Mu'sab al-Zarqawi ... the ghost leader of AQI in Iraq!

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Jan 7th, 2020 at 05:57:06 PM EST
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