Wikileaks founder says CIA created ISIL

‘CIA created ISIS’ says Julian Assange On the sixth anniversary of the first infamous “Cablegate” by WikiLeaks, when it releases its first batch of sensitive US files, on November 28 2010, it has expanded its Public Library of US Diplomacy (PLUSD) with 531,525 new diplomatic cables from 1979. In a statement to coincide with the release of the cables, known as “Carter Cables III”, Mr Assange explained how events which unfolded in 1979, had begun a series of events that led to the rise of ISIS. He said: “If any…

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Russian planes bomb targets in Idlib province of Syria

Russian planes have reportedly bombed rebel-held targets in the Syrian province of Idlib, as government troops mass before an expected offensive. If confirmed, they would be the first such air strikes there in three weeks. Earlier, US President Donald Trump warned Syria’s Bashar al-Assad against launching a “reckless attack” on Idlib. But Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov rejected the warning and said the Syrian army was “getting ready” to clear a “cradle of terrorism” there. Mr Peskov said the al Qaeda-linked jihadists dominating in the north-western province of Idlib were threatening…

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Syrian war became more complicated for proxy wars

Seven years into Syria’s “civil war,” the country is at greater risk than ever of being overrun by the proxy wars of other nations. These five facts explain just some of the foreign clashes currently raging in Syria. Israel vs. Iran Over the weekend, Israel intercepted an Iranian drone that had flown into Israeli airspace from neighboring Syria through Jordan. Iran has been openly supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad for some time now (much of that through its proxy Hezbollah), while Israel has tried to generally steer…

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