American-led attacks on jihadists in Kobane are a “public relations” campaign that is doing little to defeat them or resolve the conflict in Syria, Turkey’s prime ministerial adviser has told The Telegraph.
Over the past five years, Ankara has claimed that “Syria, Palestine and Egypt [and other former Ottoman territories] are Turkey’s domestic affairs.”– Did someone say conquest?
We keep being told that the Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam, that Muslims all over the world deplore it, will have nothing to do with it, and so on. But Muslims from all over the world have tried to join or pledge allegiance to the Islamic State, and in Anbar Province, there has been no uprising, large or small, against the Islamic State.
And a story about the possible attack on Baghdad after surrounding villages are taken,Â includes this telling paragraph:
“If 10 members of Islamic State come, then they will become a thousand, because all the people of Abu Ghraib will join them,” said an Abu Ghraib resident who works as a laborer and declined to be identified for security reasons.
Australian Non-Muslims and Muslims Solidarity Rally and March | Wear a HijabÂ Week–OCTOBER 16, 2014
But before the raids came the (alleged) plots
The organisers of “Wear a Hijab Week” don’t blame the Islamists but the authorities trying to stop them killing Australians:
Since the terror raids and proposed anti-terror laws we have seen a wave of unwarranted anti-Muslim violenceÂ around the country. Mosques have been defaced in Brisbane, a woman was bashed on a train in Melbourne, and in Sydney a man with a knife threatened students and staff at an Islamic primary school.
This victim mentality is pathological.