The situation in Syria

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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:02 pm

Hi All,

I hope you’ve had a nice Christmas time. Unfortunately, there is some bad news out of Nigeria, where ISIS, obliterated in Iraq and Syria, has been able to maintain a presence, along with other parts of Africa as well.

I can’t confirm, but presume there is overlap, if not total union, between the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria, and ISIS.

The terrorists have been stepping up attacks and murders against Christians in Nigeria over the Christmas period. Now, comes news that they have conducted and filmed a mass decapitation video in which 11 Christian captives were lined up on their knees, each with their own masked executioner. One was shot, the rest then forced to ground and simultaneously decapitated, presumably via knife, all on film, which is now available online.

This is very reminiscent of earlier ISIS snuff films made in Libya and Syria.

As you’re probably aware, these demons could easily shoot all their victims, or find another quick way to murder them, but take great delight in killing their captives as slowly, bloodily and agonisingly as possible, on film, to heighten the terror, pain, indignity and humiliation of the victims, and their communities.

A link to a short article about this is below:

https://www.foxnews.com/world/isis-behe ... a-baghdadi
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:04 am

Hi All,

The latest news is something you probably have heard about already. The US military has assassinated the chief of the Iranian revolutionary guards, effectively the second most powerful man in Iran.

The lying mainstream media are comparing him to the leader of ISIS, who was allegedly killed a while ago. I encourage you not to believe the propaganda. While Iran has repressed Christians, it has tolerated their existence. Meanwhile, ISIS has committed a genocide against Christians, gunned them down, beheaded them, raped them, enslaved them, etc.

The 2nd point I would like to make, and I'm saying this as someone who learned from my own mistakes, is never trust a politician. The individual who sanctioned this murder initially campaigned on a platform of non-intervention. Since getting into office, however, the escalation against Iran (and Venezuela) has been massive. Sanctions of a severe nature have been put onto both, vital supplies including medicine blocked from going in, both virtually blockaded and, particularly in the case of Iran, provoked, lied about, etc. I am still disappointed with myself for falling for the lie of a politician seeking peace, and encourage you, again, to never, ever trust a politician.

As for the guy assassinated, he was no doubt mischievous, and had blood on his hands. However, he was also a key figure in the fight against ISIS. Remember, the US military along with its allies initially supported ISIS as part of the plan to topple Assad of Syria. They only turned on ISIS around 2016-2017.

Anyone cheering this assassination, I encourage you to reconsider. The military-industrial complex has wanted war with Iran for decades. And whether Iran is good, bad or indifferent is totally irrelevant. Irrelevant. The people of the globalist agenda want to take down Iran because it is independent of the New World Order. This is why our lying media demonise it, while largely ignoring the evils of Saudi Arabia, the real number 1 state sponsor of terrorism.

My last point. As a Christian, I don't support the assassination of anyone. But does the USA or any other western country, all of them bastions of extreme immorality and violence, really have the moral right to act as judge, jury and executioner when it comes to world leaders anywhere across the globe? If someone buys into the idea that some countries have the right to assassinate people in other countries, it opens up a really messy can of worms. Who should be spared? For this reason, I firmly believe that assassinations should not happen, especially when it comes to official figures like the guy just murdered by the US military.

One of the few people to speak sense on this latest incident has been Tucker Carlson of Fox. Another point: I have already seen partisan commentators in media who support this murder refer to everyone disgusted by this act as a partisan supporter of the 'other side' of politics. Be wary about the need of some people to categorise. Many people have, like me stopped supporting one side over the other years ago.

Link to a small article on the reaction of Tucker Carlson is below:

https://www.infowars.com/tucker-carlson ... about-you/
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:26 am

Hi Friends,

Won't talk long as I'm only on the mobile at current. But I wish to share some info with you about the Douma gas attack of April 2018, allegedly carried out by the Assad regime.

This was the 2nd alleged gas attack in Syria during the first term of the Trump regime, which led to another brief bombardment of Syria by western military elements in support of anti-government jihadists on the ground.

Of course, like in virtually every case, mainstream media and western governments blamed Assas and condemned him before anyone could possibly make a reasoned judgement.

Moreover, in the past there has been a typical debate in the aftermath of similar gas incidents; was the guilty party the Assad regime, or was it western-backed jihadists who sought to frame Assad, knowing that establishment media would take their side no matter what?

That aside, there is increasing evidence that the Douma attack of April 2018 may not fit into either category. That is to say, despite universal mainstream media condemnation of the Assad regime in the aftermath of the Douma attack, and a brief western bombardment of Syria against pro-Assad forces as well, it is looking increasingly likely that the Douma attack ACTUALLY NEVER HAPPENED and was completely staged.

A new, long and detailed article on this is below;

https://thegrayzone.com/2020/01/22/ian- ... syria/amp/

If you would prefer to listen to something about it, below is a 20-minute video clip from The Liberty Report, featuring Ron Paul, a voice of reason and principled anti-war, anti-'military industrial complex' commentator. Link below:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AsMZYHPIs38
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:12 am

Hello Again,

Here is a good article about the evils of drone warfare. Actually, warfare is not the right word, as those steering the drones, and activating their weapons, are not warriors in the true sense of the word. They can do it all in total safety from the other side of the world.

This article is about a Brandon Bryant, who once was involved in this dirty business, and on one occasion accidentally killed a child in Afganistan, while he was controlling the drone from Las Vegas. Moreover, his colleagues and superiors were generally callous about it, and said the child was only a dog.

Bryant seems like a decent guy, as he has now spoken out against the dirty business, more or less as a whistleblower.

He is also disgusted at the unprovoked US assassination of General Soleimani (of Iran) last month.

I encourage you to read the article, linked below:

https://www.news.com.au/technology/inno ... c89d96a434
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:26 am

Hi All,

I just posted you a video link with a blurb, which all then wiped as I tried to send. No time to retype the blurb unfortunately, but I still repost the video. It's from Ron Paul Liberty Report, and is titled, 'Hillary's War: Nine Years Later Libya Still a Living Hell.' Link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDBi1_zE6N4&t=1077s
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:54 am

Hello Friends,

This is a little post to bring up the horror of sanctions. Sanctions are typically used by the western countries and their allies as part of the New World Order; to bring countries to their knees, ie. countries that have been unwilling to act as puppets of the globalist agenda.

I’ve said it many times, if a country finds itself in the firing line of the military-industrial-complex, it has nothing to do with whether that country is good, bad or indifferent. Rather, it has everything to do with the fact that the target country wants to maintain some sovereignty, and not bow to the globalist agenda. Sanctions are part of the whole, dirty, ‘Regime change,’ business that the west is so keen on. If they don’t ultimately bring the country to heel, then war becomes an option.

Something to remember; it is rarely the leadership of a target country who suffers under sanctions. It is the regular people on the street. Many nations are currently sanctioned by Washington and its allies, and it matters not which ‘side of politics’ is in power in Washington, or the capitals of its lackey allies. Yes, the language may seem strong, but this is the New World Order, the satanic, globalist agenda with the ultimate goal of establishing a one-world government, as outlined in the Bible.

I link now to an article about Iran, which has suffered badly under sanctions in recent years. In the article, you will hear about two individuals, one an insulin-dependent diabetic, the other a veteran of the Iraq-Iran war (1980s) who has PTSD. Both desperately need their medication, the first to literally survive, the other to deal with psychiatric problems.
Moreover, many ill people are being hit hard. Besides the two categories of illness just mentioned, cancer patients and people suffering from rare diseases are deprived of life-saving medicine.

This is the very nature of the push for globalist government, which is warned about in scripture.

Article is below:

https://www.deccanherald.com/internatio ... 07905.html
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:16 am

Hi Friends,

At the bottom of this post is a link to a new article, titled, 'Syria's war enters 10th year with no hope in sight.' It's a rather good summary of the current situation there, with minimal opinion expressed, and more of an unemotional description of how things currently stand there, and how it all led up to this.

That aside, most recent news about Syria has centred around the province of Idlib, the last area still under control of jihadist rebels. Turkey has been causing a lot of trouble there. Its military is currently occupying the province in support of its extremist proxies there.

Syrian government forces have been making advances in the province, which has also led to direct clashes between Turkish forces and Syrian government forces. They have killed dozens of each other.

Meanwhile, Israel continues its regular airstrikes against pro-government forces across Syria. One of the stunning revelations I learned during the course of the Syrian civil war was that Israel offered large scale, systematic assistance to al-queda and other terrorist groups who shared the same goal of toppling Assad.

On another note, US troops and their proxies continue to occupy the oil-rich areas in the east, and this is no accident. If any of you think this is morally okay, I don't begrudge you your opinion. It's your opinion, and your right to think what you want. But I politely ask you to think of the first foreign country that comes to mind. Now, think of the most resource rich part of your own country. Question: how would you feel if troops from that foreign country occupied the resource-rich area of your own country; confiscated those resources, and killed any troops from your country that got too close to the area which they occupied?

In short, friends, the coming kingdom of God will be whole and perfect. But before that time, I firmly reject the idea that any country has the moral right or moral superiority to interfere in the affairs of other countries, especially in a country like Syria, whose government is generally tolerant and accepting of Christians.

Link to the article is below:

https://www.timesofisrael.com/syria-war ... -in-sight/
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:31 am

Hi Everyone,

This is a little update about Syria with regard to the so-called Corona Virus. There is a propaganda battle being waged at the moment between rebels and the government there.

Rebels are claiming that Iranian and Iranian-backed fighters, there to fight for the Syrian government, are bringing the virus into the country. The government is denying it.

Also, it has been suggested that Syria has thus far been somewhat shielded from the virus, due to the isolation forced upon it by the globalist agenda.

Moreover, while it would be nice if the entire country would remain relatively untouched, it has been suggested, ironically, that it could be the lawless, rebel/terrorist-controlled province of Idlib, which is apparently a basket case shambles, that could be the worst hit, and most severely affected part of the country if the virus hits.

Link to an article about all this is below:

https://gulfnews.com/world/mena/has-the ... 1.70539898
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:10 am

Hi All,

That great merchant of death, destruction and suffering, the military-industrial complex is not slowing down during the current health/economic crisis.

Iran, for example, one of the countries hardest hit by the corona outbreak, suffers from a critical shortage of medication, and necessary equipment to treat patients. To be sure, government mismanagement would be a factor. However, far and away the biggest factor, and cause of their woes, are the US sanctions which have decimated their economy. Moreover, frontmen for the military-industrial complex, people like Mike Pompeo, have advocated for a ‘strike while the iron is hot’ kind of response. This means, rather than backing off while Iran is on its knees, they would like the west to go in for the kill, show no mercy, etc.

With regard to Venezuela, meanwhile, in the last week, the US regime has put a $15million bounty on the head of the Venezuelan president. Venezuela is currently not as hard hit by the virus as Iran, but has also been decimated by US sanctions, which has left the people there critically short of supplies, and unprepared to deal with a corona outbreak. To be sure, the president of Venezuela is a socialist, and I’m happy to tell you that I am not a fan of socialism at all.
However, if I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again: It is totally irrelevant whether a country, leader or whatever is good, bad or indifferent. What is of utmost relevance, however, is that if a country, leader or whatever is INDEPENDENT of the globalist agenda, then it has to be demonised, choked off, and destroyed.

In short, sanctions at any regular time are evil, as it is the person on the street in the targeted countries that suffer most. But to persist with sanctions, and even ramp them up during such a health and economic crisis like we have now, is beyond despicable, and it is completely irrelevant which ‘side of power’ is currently in power, or which leader in the US, or any of its allies/puppets.

Remember, this criticism is not at the regular people in the US or any other western country, etc. The criticism is at our corrupt, power-mad, violent leaders.

However, I take hope from the following Bible verse, and maybe you can, too: Isaiah 2:4- ‘Then He will judge between the nations and arbitrate for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will no longer take up the sword against nation, nor train anymore for war.’

When Jesus returns, there will be no more war, and no more military-industrial complex. This is wonderful news, of course, but in the meantime, the news will continue to be grim.

For an article on the current behaviour of the military-industrial complex, I refer you to a link. The piece is titled, ‘A global pandemic is no time to maintain punishing economic sanctions.’ Link below:

https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/art ... -sanctions
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:21 am

Hi Everyone,

On my mobile, so can't write long. I've come across a reasonable article from Time Magazine online, if you'd like an update on the current situation in Syria.

It gives a reasonable overview of the current situation there, and brings in current issues like Coronavirus, and ongoing refugee problems.

The title of the article is, 'What happens next with Syrian refugees, Europe and Coronavirus.'

Link is below:

https://time.com/5823475/syrian-refugee ... ronavirus/
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Thu May 07, 2020 8:22 am

Hi Everyone,

I’ll try not to make this too negative, especially as we are currently living through such repressive times under the tyranny of the globalist agenda, which is clearly using the coronavirus as a cover to build the satanic, planetary government described in Bible prophecy, including in Revelations (‘Never let a good crisis go to waste’ is a well-known mantra with reference to human authority).

However, I continue to be disgusted by the behaviour of Israel when it comes to Syria. Personally, I respect the right of any country to exist, and act strongly in self-defence. But there is a clear difference between acting out of self-defence, and actively teaming up with al-queda, turning a blind eye to ISIS (at best), and acting as the air force for these two Christian-killing terror groups. In the case of Syria, Israel is clearly one of the bad guys (to be fair, it’s hard to find any ‘good guys’ in Syria, but that’s another discussion).

Syria has five neighbours, four of which have taken in a massive number of Syrian refugees. Turkey has taken in about 3.6 million, Lebanon up to 1.5 million, Jordan up to 700,000, Iraq about 250,000, and Israel… Can you guess? I’ll give you a clue. It’s a single-digit number, it’s not really a number at all, and it’s round.

Israel has treated many thousands of al-queda fighters who were wounded while fighting against Syrian government forces, but has not treated a single wounded combatant from Syrian government forces, or their allies (I’ve researched this recently).

It has provided weapons for al-queda and other terror groups in Syria, and has provided air cover for them. Over the course of the Syrian Civil War, Israel has conducted hundreds, perhaps even a couple of thousand airstrikes against Syrian government forces, and their allies (Iran, Hezbollah, etc). Sometimes, these airstrikes were carried out in co-ordination with rebel ground offensives, meaning that Israel, quite literally, has acted as al-queda’s air force.

Moreover, Israel has never conducted a single airstrike against its jihadist allies, and has never lifted a finger against ISIS. There are also persistent rumours that, along with intelligence and special forces from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the USA, UK, etc, Israel has given direct covert support to ISIS. I can’t prove this last point, because I haven’t seen the direct evidence but, as mentioned earlier, Israel has, at best, turned a blind eye to ISIS.

To get to the point: In the midst of the misery that has been caused by the draconian, international response to the coronavirus, Israel has continued on its merry murderous way in Syria, launching airstrike after airstrike in support of its al-queda allies, often a very long way from the Israeli border.

Israel is certainly part of the military-industrial complex. It is far more interested in perpetual war than a state of peace, and its major goal is clearly to leave all of its neighbours in smouldering ruins, too weak to fight back.

I repeat my earlier point; like all other countries, I believe it has a right to exist, yet there is a clear difference between legitimate self-defence, and teaming up with murderous terror groups, and acting as their air force, to destroy neighbouring countries.

For news on the latest Israeli war crimes in Syria, you could try this article. It’s from an Israeli establishment outlet, and is rather sanitized, but it gives you a brief rundown:

https://www.tv7israelnews.com/overnight ... -in-syria/
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Re: The situation in Syria

Postby TrueAndMagneticNorth » Sun May 24, 2020 5:12 am

Hi All,

Here is an article about the current hunger/malnourishment situation in Syria. The current situation is diabolical. Over half the population is essentially going hungry ('Food insecure' is the technical term).

Syria was described in the article as having been a 'regional breadbasket' before the war. My understanding is that it was certainly one of the more prosperous countries in that region before the war. I believe that the current hunger crisis was essentially brought on by the following factors: 1) The civil war (obviously) 2) Western sanctions against Syria (obviously) 3) Syrian government corruption (presumably) 4) Coronavirus shutdowns.

The title of the article is, 'Syria’s children ‘go to bed hungry’ as prices soar.' There is a caption underneath, 'More than half the population ‘food insecure’ as coronavirus and weak currency hit supply chains.'

More prayers for that country would be a good idea.

I wish you an optimistic and pleasant week. The link to the article is below:

https://www.ft.com/content/671ad31b-fcc ... 821de10154
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