An interesting story from the Express Tribune with the NY Times from Jan. 28th:

IS operative confesses to getting funds via US

Yousaf al Salafi – allegedly the Pakistan commander of Islamic State (IS) or Daish – has confessed during investigations that he has been receiving funds through the United States.

“The US has been condemning the IS activities but unfortunately has not been able to stop funding of these organisations, which is being routed through the US,” a source said.

The US had to dispel the impression that it is financing the group for its ow

n interests and that is why it launched offensive against the organisation in Iraq but not in Syria,” he added.

Syi2x7bussbnxfn3sx4ubo who are the people behind the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris today?

I’m not sure you can put a moniker on those responsible for these kinds of “spectacular”, gruesome attacks.

Several effects are felt, and several agendas are served, at one and the same time. Read More →