Al Qaeeda

After splitting with Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra is being presented to the West as a moderate force. It’s nothing of the sort

The jihadist force’s reputation is being cleaned up, to suggest it is deserving of CIA support Robert Fisk @indyvoices   So ol‘ Doc Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s chief executive successor, has told the Syrian Jabhat al-Nusra that it can dissociate itself from Al-Qaeda. Good public relations: Nusra doesn’t like the Isis “caliphate” […]

Few chances of success

Apr 14,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL The resumption on Wednesday of Syria peace talks in Geneva coincides with continued violence in this Arab country and stubborn differences regarding the issues to be discussed first. While there is now a broad agreement that the political transition issue should figure high on […]