Tag: ISIS

The legacy of ISIS on Iraqi women and children

“We have to kill the IS families” Iraq declared the end of its war against ISIS in December 2017. However, even though the war may be over, the suffering of Iraqis is far from over. According to a survey carried out by Amnesty International in eight Iraqi camps for internal displaced people, women and children…

Olive Branch: turkish military operations in Syria

Olive Branch Operation is still going on in about 50 days. The main objective of the operation is to protect the southeastern border of Turkey and provide security in northern Syria. The aim of the operation is to neutralize terrorists from the PKK / KCK / PYD-YPG and DEAS in the Afrin region and to…

The Kurdish conundrum. The new crux in the Syrian conflict

Last month the United States announced the creation of a new security force in the territories controlled by Kurdish Syrians along the Turkish border. Erdogan -Turkey’s president- promptly responded he would annihilate the new ‘Kurdish terror army’. Syria has yet again fallen into a never ending civil war. Barin Kobane was a female Kurdish fighter,…

The impossibility of a Kurdish state

In January 2018, the United States announced the creation of a new border security force in the territory controlled by Syrian Kurds along the border with Turkey. After this announcement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that his army would crush this new Kurdish “army of terror”. Turkey has been battling armed Kurdish fighters for…

ISIS moves into Southeast Asia

In the Philippines, the first Islamist groups were born in the late 1990s. The name of the biggest of these groups was Abu Sayyaf. In the past it was a main partner of the Al Qaeda network in Southeast Asia. Several of its members were alongside Bin Laden in Afghanistan. In the last 3 years…

New York attack and ISIS recruiting

In the past few years, the Islamic State has constantly urged to commit attacks in west countries, by any means, also explicitly mentioning the use of cars or trucks into the crowd. Sayfullo Saipov, resident of Florida, a green-card holder responded to the call on Tuesday. The man, 29-year-old, have worked as a driver. Saipov lived…

How the IS profits from child soldiers for propaganda purposes 

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The idea that children can be involved into the extremist terrorism of the IS (Islamic State) is horrific. Apart from being victims of bombing attacks on all fronts, children also play an essential role in the ideological war against the West because as a means of winning, propaganda is “more powerful than the nuclear bomb”.…

Besieged Europe

In the past months, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the “Caliph” of the Islamic State, has constantly urged to commit attacks in Europe, by any means, also explicitly mentioning the use of cars or trucks into the crowd. In the heart of Berlin, just as had happened in Nice on July 14, a truck has invested the…

ISIS Younglings, the New Child Soldiers

Today, in a Damascus police station. A child, 7 year old, was used as suicide bombers. She wore a belt with an explosive charge. The Syrian government agency “Sana” writes. The terrorists let the child in a police station in the Midan district and used the remote device. The babe and two policemen died in the…

The Mosul attack won’t solve the conflict in Middle East

Anti-ISIS troops are 5km away from Mosul, second Iraqi city with 2 million inhabitants. There are about 7,000 jihadists in the city, besieged by an army of 30,000 soldiers of different cultures, religions and nationalities. The Kurdish Peshmerga, Sunni and Shia Iraqi soldiers, USA’s crack troops, Turkish air force and Italian soldiers are working together…