Update: The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege”

The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege” Suspect had multiple aliases, granted political asylum by Australian government, interviewed by Australian media, spent years as fake pro-Western “Shia’a cleric” condemning Iran and Syria before recently “converting” to Sunni and supporting ISIS. By Tony Cartalucci Another embarrassing chapter has unfolded for Western intelligence and security communities in the wake of…

Da’esh : Washington’s Proxy Army Trained to “Occupy” Syria

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Is the US planning the occupation of Syria by training an unconventional insurgent invasion force? Think regime change in Syria is off the drawing board? Think again. The bombing of the ISIL or ISIS in Syria is part of a brinkmanship campaign leading up to a potential non-conventional invasion, parallel to…

Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China

By Tony Cartalucci China is facing increasing pressure along two fronts. In its western province of Xinjiang, terrorists have been stepping up destabilization and separatist activities.In China’s southeast Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, protests have disrupted normality in the dense urban streets, with protest leaders seeking to directly confront Beijing while dividing and destabilizing both…

US War on Iran Takes Bizarre Turn

By Tony Cartalucci It is not merely hyperbole when it is said the US created terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda or the so-called “Islamic State.” It is documented fact. The current conflict in the Middle East may appear to be a chaotic conflagration beyond the control of the United States and its many eager allies,…

America’s Jihad

By K R Bolton US President Ronald Reagan meeting with Afghan Mujahedeen, who he called “freedom fighters”, in the Oval Office on February 2, 1983. (Ronald Reagan Library) The Islamic State organization seems to have arisen overnight, well-armed, and swiftly moving through Iraq and Syria, seemingly unstoppable. One might wonder as to how plausible it…