Aaaah, so THAT’S how the supposedly scruffy ISIS fighters got those gleaming white pickups. They fund-raise just like the big boys! In fact, they are the big boys, recruiting thousands, this blowback thanks to Empire’s ravenous Military Industrial Complex, its desperate need for “endless war” to keep researching, designing, manufacturing, and selling weapons to everybody on all sides.
June 25, 2014
by Obi wan Kabuki
American Kabuki (also zerohedge), via Rose
This is so wrong on so many levels. Rebels with an annual report replete with infographics? This so reeks of British and American managerial techniques and return on investment thinking.
Reports are already coming out on involvement of Saudi, Kuwait and Qatar financing of this group. Why is it petroleum rich countries are exempted from US laws regarding state sponsored terrorism?
Historically I suppose you can say there was an Anglo precedence for these kind of operations, it was British officer Thomas Edward (T.E.) Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) who installed the House of Saud as Royals in Arabia in the first place..