The ISIS-Syria-Post American Relationship Explained

"No just God would stand for what they did yesterday, or what they do every single day."

“No just God would stand for what they did yesterday, or what they do every single day.”

President Barack Hussein Obama took a break this afternoon from his Martha’s Vineyard holiday to deliver a brief homily regarding the murder of American Photo-Journalist James Foley who was beheaded by the pious Muslim savages of the “Islamic State”.

“The people of Iraq, who with our support are taking the fight to ISIL, must continue coming together to expel these terrorists from their communities.  The people of Syria, whose story Jim Foley told, do not deserve to live under the shadow of a tyrant or terrorists.  They have our support in their pursuit of a future rooted in dignity.”       www.whitehouse.gov

The grammatical construction of O’Bama’s denunciation of the Islamic State (ISIS, Al Qaeda, ISIL, “The Islamic State”) had veiled but misleading pleas for the good (and dumb) folks “within’ the sound of his voice” to realise that it is mainly, the poor suffering Muslims who are being targeted  by the Islamic Forces. (Shit! Even an idiot should be able to decode that one) The fate of Yazidis, Kurds and ……CHRISTIANS, were uttered  by the President almost as a moment of light-headedness in between his verbal putts.

After Obama’s five minutes and twenty-two second break from the links,  CNN, Fox-News and the Networks took over.

Every so-called “News Channel” paraded a grim looking collection of know-nothing, self-declared “Terrorism experts” and clueless “analysts”.  To the man, or in some cases “woman” these bloated, constipated frauds spewed more mis-information than even the cretinous interns in the Obama Administration could concoct!  “We must support the “Syrian Rebels” in their efforts to overthrow the Assad regime and his ISIL (ISIS-IS-A-Q etc) supporters. Serial fabricator and habitual joker Daveed Gartenstein-Ross” pointed naive Twitter psychos to a ridiculously old and moldy report entitled “Armed groups in Syria have several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles”  which, if you have the patience and ability to read with normal cognition, you shall realise was a fact that many of us have been screaming bloody murder about for the past several years.

 Let’s go over a few facts, that although ancient and possibly THREE FUCKING YEARS OLD, have been overlooked by the Post-American populace, and concealed by those who have endorsed the “Kool Aid Diet“.

The “Anti-Assad Syrian Rebels” (McCain’s Heroes and ISIS, Al Nusra, etc.) ARE “The Islamic State”

Again…… The “Anti-Assad Syrian Rebels” (McCain’s Heroes and ISIS, Al Nusra, etc.) ARE “The Islamic State” who are slaughtering the Christians in Syria and Iraq. And yes, these terrorists are well trained and well armed BY THE UNITES STATES AND THEIR TERROR-SUPPORTING AGENTS TURKEY, QATAR & SAUDI ARABIA!     (The PLO & HAMAS were also trained by the USA)

Yes, as the New York Daily News reported THREE YEARS TOO LATE, these terror groups are indeed armed with shoulder launched anti-aircraft missiles, provided by the Obama Administration via Turkey and Qatar. (Not “Kuttur” thank you)

I realise most of the “Twitterati” and less than astute “Bloggers” have frail memories, so I offer them some serious links…to bookmark, use as references, and hopefully avoid making absolute fools of themselves over, and over, and over, again.

PEACE!

2013 Syrian rebels pledge loyalty to al-Qaeda-ISIS

TURKEY SENDS MANPADS TO TERROR FORCES IN SYRIA (2012)

Obama Helped Arm Syrian “Rebels” Who Beheaded James Foley 

US-Backed ‘Moderate’ Free Syrian Army Factions Join ISIS Terror Group

Syrian rebel group swears allegiance to al Qaida, complicating Western military aid

BBC News 10 April 2013 – Syria crisis: Al-Nusra pledges allegiance to al-Qaeda (Islamic State)

Syria’s Nusra Front swears allegiance to Al Qaeda’s Zawahri in audio posting  Apr 10 2013

Syria rebel groups in Deir ez-Zor pledge allegiance to the Islamic State

Chechen commander forms ‘Army of Emigrants,’ integrates Syrian groups

Chechen jihadists in Syria

If you have read this far, perhaps you are ready to hear the praises of Al Qaeda (remember? 9-11? New York?)  for Arizona Senator Juan McCain!

CLICK HERE

Hillary Clinton and her “Friends of Syria Group” Funneling arms and training to ISIS & Al Qaeda 1 April 2012

On Syria, Hillary Clinton calls for friends to unite  2/5/12

Crazy Juan McCainMcCain Explodes at Syrian Christians Who Describe Atrocities Committed By Rebels He Wants to Arm 

The Islamic State Resources Archive.Org

ISIS Praise For Jihad John McCain

Did McCain Meet With ISIS Press Officer Abu Mosa ?

A Realist’s Plan To Eradicate ISIS (The Islamic State)

Why haven’t the Arab countries (or Israel) intervened to prevent the spread of ISIS and AL Qaeda?

They have!

Responding to attacks by ISIS on their borders, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Syria used air-power to repel the murderous Islamist forces. The response from Washington was to threaten those who defended their borders (sound familiar?) and demand that these sovereign nations cease all operations against ISIS. Because ISIS-ISIL-The Islamic State et. al ARE AMERICA’S “Freedom Fighters” , “Syrian Rebels”  and “McCain’s Heroes”.

Kerry issues warning after Syria bombs Iraq

Ooops! They did it again!

Fresh Syrian air strikes hit IS headquarters in Raqqa

IS headquarters in Raqqa bombed by Syrian air force, dozens killed

Rise Up and Die: Hillary Clinton on Aleppo

To summarise: ISIS-ISIL- Al Qaeda & the Islamic State are mortal enemies (That means “not friends or allies”) of the Assad regime in Syria. It also means that your radio gurus, political masters, and obese dopes who have blogs…..are full of shit.

The Assad Regime does not kill Christians, that has always been the mission of America’s proxy-forces in Syria, ISIS-ISIL-Al Nusra-Free Syrian Army-friends of Syria & The Islamic State

Amen and may G-d bless you.

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U.S. Presidents as Seen Through Israeli Eyes

Just a reminder from The Flying Camel : While the overwhelming majority of the American people support Israel, most U.S. Presidents have been Arabists and anti-Israel.

I am posting this information on the duplicity of U.S. Presidents in response to the good Christians on Twitter and elsewhere who, while using a Star of David as their avatar, condemn me to hell for pointing out historic facts about Obama and former American Presidents relationships with the Jewish State.  I should consider myself a very fortunate Jew to be merely denounced and “blocked” by the Tweeterati. Two thousand years ago, their ideological ancestors  nailed another big-mouth Jew to a plank of wood for similar statements about their rulers..

I have included an excellent article by Steven Emerson regarding the Obama Administration’s “true colours” when it comes to the Arab-Israeli conflict and Israel’s continuing war against Islamic terrorism

Clintons and ArafatSome misguided Americans continue to insist that George Bush was the best president Israel has ever had. While the Bush administration had taken a number of positions that  garnered support among friends of Israel, the Bush record on Israel, like his predecessors,  is far from perfect — and friends of Israel must be prepared to criticize Bush’s policies where appropriate. The following facts are also a part of the Bush record on Israel.

BushAbbasIsrael should free settlement construction, dismantle unauthorized outposts, end the daily humiliation of the Palestinian people and not prejudice final negotiations with the placements of walls and fences.  GW Bush

A History of Opposing Israel’s Security Fence:

(Bush, to be fair, didn’t approve of the U.S.-Mexican border either)

 George Bush and his administration were opposed to the construction of Israel’s security fence, and had threatened to penalize Israel for constructing the fence. Echoing many other Jewish and secular press articles, one press report noted in 2003 that “the Bush administration … has been pressuring Israel about its fence because the barrier veers over the ‘green line,’ the old 1949 armistice line, to encompass at least two large West Bank settlements. The administration has said it may deduct what Israel spends on the fence from loan guarantees. … ‘We have made it clear that the fence… is a problem,’ Secretary of State Colin Powell told The Washington Post [in October], in language that has been echoed by Bush” (The Forward, October 10, 2003).

Continuing to Oppose the Fence Through January, 2004:

 George Bush and his administration were clearly opposed to the fence as recently as five months ago, after which President Bush reversed his position. In January, the Forward reported that “Israel is pressuring the Bush administration to omit references to the West Bank security fence from the State Department’s annual human rights report. … The administration is still considering whether it will support Israel’s position [on the fence] in front of the [International Court of Justice at the Hague]” (The Forward, January 16, 2004). A week earlier, the Forward explained, “The Bush administration, which takes a dim view of international tribunals but does not approve of the fence, has not yet decided if it would support such a campaign [against the International Court of Justice], several sources said” (The Forward, January 9, 2004).

Both Supporting and Opposing Israel’s Targeting of Terrorists:

 Following Israel’s actions targeting Hamas leader Ahmed Yassin in March, White House spokesman Scott McClellan first said on-camera that “Israel has the right to defend herself.” But then, according to Reuters, “…in off-camera comments minutes later, McClellan revised the White House position by adding, ‘We are deeply troubled by this morning’s actions in Gaza'” (Reuters, March 22, 2004). The same rhetoric was echoed days later by the Bush Administration’s Ambassador to the United Nations at the time, John D. Negroponte, who told the UN Security Council that “the United States was ‘deeply troubled’ by the killing of Sheik Yassin and believed Israel’s action had escalated tensions in the region” (New York Times, March 26, 2004).

Following Israel’s actions targeting Hamas leader Ahmed Yassin in March, White House spokesman Scott McClellan first said on-camera that “Israel has the right to defend herself.” But then, according to Reuters, “…in off-camera comments minutes later, McClellan revised the White House position by adding, ‘We are deeply troubled by this morning’s actions in Gaza'” (Reuters, March 22, 2004). The same rhetoric was echoed days later by the Bush Administration’s Ambassador to the United Nations at the time, John D. Negroponte, who told the UN Security Council that “the United States was ‘deeply troubled’ by the killing of Sheik Yassin and believed Israel’s action had escalated tensions in the region” (New York Times, March 26, 2004).

Sharp Criticism of Israel:

 In May 2004, the Bush administration had sharp words for Israel, and the administration permitted the UN to pass an Arab-sponsored resolution condemning Israel. Under the headline “Bush’s Support of Israel Falters,” the Associated Press reported that the White House “sharply criticized Israel’s military operations in Gaza and the United States allowed the U.N. Security Council to condemn the Jewish state. … [I]n a sudden turnabout, Secretary of State Colin Powell lashed out at Israel, the White House issued a statement criticizing Israel on humanitarian grounds and the United States dropped plans to veto — or at least weaken — an Arab resolution at the U.N. condemning Israel for the housing demolitions and the attack on Palestinian demonstrators. By abstaining, as it almost never does when Israel is under assault in the Security Council, the Bush administration permitted the resolution to pass, 14-0″ (Associated Press, May 20, 2004).

Retracting Pledges to Prime Minister Sharon:

Under the headline “President Bush retracts pledges to Sharon,” Israel’s Maariv newspaper reported in May 2004 that George Bush was stepping back from promises he made to Prime Minister Sharon regarding Israel’s borders and the Palestinian right of return: “Despite his warm embrace of Sharon recently, US President George Bush is showing signs of capitulating in the face of pressure from Arab states. In a press conference held following his meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah today (Thursday), Bush called on Israel to withdraw from territories it captured in 1967. Bush also failed to repeat an earlier statement that Palestinian refugees will not be allowed to enter Israeli territory. ‘The US will not determine the results of the negotiations,’ he noted. …The Palestinians, however, were very pleased with Bush’s speech. Palestinian Minister Saeb Erekat said that ‘Bush understood that international agreements and direct talks are the guarantee for continuation of negotiations. The Palestinians are very encouraged by Bush’s declaration, since only the Palestinians and the Israelis can discuss their conflict and come up with solutions. The pledges Bush made to Sharon are not legally valid'” (Maariv Online, May 6, 2004).

Refusal to Call Arafat a Terrorist in 2002:

The UPI wire service reported in 2002: “President George W. Bush on Monday said he would not label Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat a terrorist since the Arab leader remained engaged in peace negotiations despite a week of devastating suicide bombings within Israeli cities. ‘We’ve got a plan that will lead to peace. It’s a security plan called Tenet, it’s a political plan called Mitchell. Both sides have agreed to this plan,’ said Bush speaking to reporters in the Oval Office. The president said that Arafat’s involvement in negotiating a peace settlement was prevented him from designating him a terrorist” (UPI/United Press International, April 1, 2002).

 Bush calls on Israel to impose settlement freeze
Bush urges Sharon to end ‘daily humiliation of the Palestinian people';

Just a reminder from The Flying Camel that while the overwhelming majority of the American people support Israel, most U.S. Presidents have been Arabists and anti-Israel.

 John D. Negroponte,  told UN Security Council that “the United States was ‘deeply troubled’ by the killing of Sheik Yassin (The Founder of Hamas and muderer of thousands) and believed Israel’s action had escalated tensions in the region” (New York Times, March 26, 2004).

obamaabbas2Op-Ed: The President’s True Colors Finally Revealed

by Steven Emerson
Jerusalem Online

When I first glanced at the headline on today’s Jerusalem Online and reports in the Jerusalem Post and other Israeli newspapers, I thought they must have been a satire: “Washington officials have told Egypt that the US will guarantee Israel’s commitment to any agreement signed.” But it was not a satire. This was deadly serious, confirmed by other Israeli newspapers and sources in Cairo.

The US offering to Hamas to “guarantee” Israeli commitments to any agreement signed? As if anyone needed proof of the Obama administration’s antipathy to Israel, here it was in black and white. If any party needed a commitment to enforce its agreements in any deal, it would have been Hamas, which has been known to break every commitment it ever made. To pick just a few at random:

  • Hamas recently violated 9 cease fire agreements, including two of its own.
  • Hamas illegally siphoned thousands of tons of cement and steel shipments it received from international donors and Israel that it had committed to use to build the civilian infrastructure in Gaza for hospitals, schools and apartment buildings; instead it spent upwards of $500 million of these humanitarian shipments to covertly build numerous tunnels buried deep underground into Israel in order to carry out murderous raids on Israeli civilian communities intended to kill tens of thousands of Israelis.
  • Hamas violated the terms of the 2012 ceasefire negotiated by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton together with Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi. Under the terms of that agreement, Hamas committed to stop firing missiles into Israel from Gaza. But in fact, Hamas never honored its commitment and continued to fire hundreds of missiles from Gaza into southern Israel during the entire year of 2013 and the first half of 2014. But then in July, Hamas initiated a full scale war against Israel in which it launched 4,000 missiles into 80 percent of Israel’s population centers.
  • Hamas violated the commitment to the Palestinian Authority that it would never launch a coup d’état against the PA after Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005. But in 2007, Hamas did exactly that in a bloody takeover of Gaza, kicking out and killing PA officials.
  • Hamas violated a solemn commitment to its own civilians that it would uphold the rule of law (yea, right) when it took over Gaza only to subsequently execute hundreds of dissident Gazans, torture and imprison thousands of political opponents, violently persecute the minority of Christians still living in Gaza and imprison and prosecute suspected gay Gazans.
  • It violated a commitment it made in the Clinton-negotiated 2012 truce that it would cease its missile attacks on Israel.

And at the same time, it should be noted that President Obama personally signed an official letter at the time of the 2012 negotiated ceasefire to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US would provide Israel with the technology to defeat and stop Hamas smuggling of weapons. But subsequent to that promise, Hamas soon received in massive quantities from Iran, Sudan, and North Korea. That promise was never carried out.

Israel, on the other hand, meticulously fulfilled its part of the bargain by significantly relaxing the blockade on Gaza, allowing tons of previously restricted cement and steel into Gaza, increasing the number of daily truckloads of food, medical stuff and building equipment through the two Israeli checkpoints into Gaza by more than 250 truckloads ( a commitment that continued during the Hamas war against Israel, a fact mostly ignored by the mainstream media blindly committed to the Hamas narrative that Israel was the aggressor).

Remember when Obama spoke to the annual AIPAC conference a few years back and ceremoniously declared, “I got your back”? This is the same president who, as the Wall Street Journal disclosed last week, personally held up the Israeli request for additional Hellfire missiles that it had depleted in its war with Hamas.

As far back as 1967, the United States made a firm promise to Israel that it would never allow the Egyptians to blockade the Straits of Tiran, considered the lifeline of Israel. But when the Egyptians blockaded the Straits of Tiran in May 1967, what did the US do? Nothing.

And in the current round of negotiations being held in Cairo now, according to leaked details in Egyptian newspapers reported by today’s Jerusalem Online

Israel agreed to make the following astonishing concessions:

  • “Israel will stop its attacks in Gaza – in land, sea and air. No ground operations will be conducted.”
  • Israel has agreed to the “opening of crossings between Israel and Gaza [in which] Movement of people and merchandise will be allowed, to rebuild Gaza.”
  • “Eliminating the buffer zone in the North and East of Gaza and deployment of Palestinian military forces starting from January 1, 2015.”
  • “Freedom of fishing and action in the territorial waters of the Palestinians in Gaza to a range of 6 miles. The range will gradually be increased, to no less than 12 miles…”
  • “Israeli authorities will assist the Palestinian Authority to restore the foundations in Gaza, as well as help provide the necessary living needs for those who were forced to leave their homes due to the battles. Also, Israel will provide emergency medical attention to the wounded and will supply humanitarian assistance and food to Gaza as soon as possible.”

It should be noted that even during the recent murderous war waged by Gaza, Israel opened up its borders to treat wounded Gaza civilians in Israeli hospitals and continued to supply more than 500 tons daily of humanitarian assistance and food to Gaza daily, even as Hamas launched thousands of rockets and attempted mass murder of Israeli civilians, fortunately thwarted by Israel, to infiltrate dozens of fully armed Hamas terrorists into Israel via the tunnels dug by Hamas.

And what did the Hamas commit to?

  • “All Palestinian factions in Gaza will stop the attacks against Israel, in the land, the sea and the air; also, building tunnels from Gaza to Israeli territory will be stopped.”

That was it. Virtually the identical commitments it agreed to in December 2012. Quite interestingly, Hamas insisted—which Israel did not agree to—to the immediate opening of a Gaza seaport and airport. But the party that suggested to Hamas that they insist on these demands was none other than the Qataris, the country—the top financial patron to Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood and many of its terrorist offshoots—curiously selected personally by Obama to be the official diplomatic interlocutor in the Cairo talks. The role that Qatar was supposed to play was to convince Hamas to make concessions. But the opposite happened. Qatar, the country to which that the US just sold $11 billion worth of military weapons, actually sabotaged the negotiations. So far, the president has been silent on this betrayal.

In light of the fact that Hamas has never upheld any of its past commitments, the salient question that has to be asked is why did Obama feel compelled to assuage Hamas with an assurance that the US would “guarantee” that Israeli upheld its commitments? The word “guarantee” has a rather expansive and vague latitude for definition. The most recent demonstration of an American guarantee that Israel would halt its defensive war against Hamas was the suspension of critical military deliveries to Israel during the height of the conflagration instigated by Hamas.

Indeed, for all the public affirmations made last week—after the WSJ expose– by the Obama administration that the U.S. was “totally committed to the security of Israel,” Obama suddenly decides to make a promise to Hamas—whose covenant differs not one bit from the fascist radical Islamic doctrine adopted by ISIL—that it would enforce the commitments made by Israel, which in fact have historically been studiously upheld by Israel.

If Obama was truly sincere in his now obviously contrived promises to “watch [Israel's] back,” he would have offered to guarantee Hamas commitments, a terrorist group that has repeatedly violated its commitments in previous agreements. But with his statement that he would “guarantee” Israeli commitments and not those made by Hamas, the president has revealed his true colors for everyone to see.

Steven Emerson is executive director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism (www.investigativeproject.org), a non profit group that investigates the threat of radical Islam, author of 6 book on terrorism and national security and executive producer of the award winning 2013 documentary “Jihad in America: The Grand Deception” (www.granddeception.com)

The Flying Camel notes: Since 1991 all so called “Peace agreements”, including the De-occupation of the Gaza Strip and the rise of the Hamas government, included “security guarantees”  by the USA and the “Quartet”. After thousands of dead innocents in Israel, none of the “Guarantors” have used their influence to put an end to Palestinian terrorism.  Indeed, the only visible “treaty compliance force” is the  Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) in Sinai that are charged with monitoring Israeli compliance with the Camp David Accords and Peace Treaty with Egypt.

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Tell Obama: “Israel is not a Vassal State”

 Reagan & George H.W. Bush: “Finish Israel”

 

Obama Must be Told: Israel is not a Vassal State

It is time to use the responses to accusations and slander that Jabotinsky and Begin wrote.

In the midst of the hot Israeli summer, while Israel continues on with life, and Hamas remains focused on harming innocent people, President Obama decided to stop shipping missles to Israel, and reportedly “tightened weapons shipment procedures to Israel.”

America harms Israel during a time of war – and the best words to tell Obama are the eloquent words of Ze’ev Jabotinsky, the Zionist leader who in 1911 wrote a piece entitled “Go to Hell!” – the perfect words for Obama to hear today.

“President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry, please note the message below:

Israel is not answerable to even her friends.

The words of Jabotinsky may not be said to you by anyone because of political convenience, but decent people all over the world agree with the wise words of Jabotinsky who wrote then, ““..there is nothing to apologize for, and nobody to apologize to – it is long overdue to respond to all current and future accusations, reproaches, suspicions, slanders and denunciations by simply folding our arms and loudly, clearly, coldly and calmly answer,‘Go to Hell!’

Israel will not fold – and cannot fold.

It is necessary for Israel to say no to President Obama when he endangers the Jewish State.

Prime Minister Begin wrote a letter in 1980, when America criticized Israel after the IDF bombed Iraq’s nuclear reactor.  These words should be remembered by you, President Obama – from Begin’s letter:

“Now you once again declare that you are punishing Israel. What kind of expression is this — “punishing Israel”? Are we a vassal state of yours? Are we a banana republic? Are we youths of 14 who, if they don’t behave properly, are slapped across the fingers?Let me tell you who this government is composed of. It is composed of people whose lives were spent in resistance, in fighting and in suffering. You will not frighten us with “punishments.” He who threatens us will find us deaf to his threats. We are only prepared to listen to rational arguments.”

You have no right to “punish” Israel — and I protest at the very use of this term.

 The people of Israel have lived 3,700 years without a memorandum of understanding with America — and it will continue to live for another 3,700.”

 Am Israel Chai. The Jewish People live.

Is America a friend of Israel?

Israel is Being Crucified by Unchallenged Lies

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Israeli Defence Technology Rules the Battlefield

While Obama’s Post-America train their weapons on their own people and partner with Turkey & Qatar to facilitate the genocide of Middle-Eastern Christians and other minorities, Israel stands tall and strong in the defence of her citizens.

Israel Lauds New Capabilities in Gaza

Networked Fire: IDF self-propelled artillery in action during Protective Edge Gaza operation

Networked Fire: IDF self-propelled artillery in action during Protective Edge Gaza operation

Cites Fully Networked Air-Land-Sea Force

By BARBARA OPALL-ROME

TEL AVIV — On July 8, the first day of Operation Protective Edge, five Hamas frogmen attempted an amphibious assault on an Israeli military base bordering northern Gaza.

They didn’t get far.

First, they were spotted by a Navy coastal sensor, which streamed targeting data through the Army’s new command-and-control network to air, sea and ground shooters. Almost instantly, the Nahal infantry battalion commander in the sector had multiple options for these moving targets of opportunity.

A Merkava Mk4 tank poised at the border had them painted in its sights, as did Israeli Air Force unmanned aircraft. At the same time, a Navy offshore patrol vessel was following the frogmen, eager for orders to launch electro-optically guided Tammuz missiles.

Brig. Gen. Eyal Zelinger, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) chief signals officer, and C4I Directorate chief of staff, recounts what happened next.

“In the end, everyone shot at the same time,” Zelinger said. “As the event was unfolding, they all shared a common picture that allowed the ground commander in charge to choreograph the strike.”

In an Aug. 13 interview, Zelinger ticked off examples in which fully networked joint force capabilities, demonstrated for the first time in Protective Edge, prevented potentially game-changing setbacks at the hands of Hamas.

One was the underground infiltration attempt near Kibbutz Sufa on July 17, the first day of the ground war. Young female IDF observers at the border detected at least eight dark-dressed commandos emerging from a tunnel and starting their advance toward the kibbutz.

As initial visuals streamed through the IDF network, they were fortified and fused with other land and air sensors. Within a few minutes, the commander on the ground understood the enemy squad had aborted its mission and was heading back to the tunnel.

“In that event, several shooters were available to the ground commander,” Zelinger said. “The decision was made to attack from the air directly into the access point from which they emerged.”

Tzayad’s Test

Zelinger credited the Tzayad digital command-and-control network, which links Israel’s highest command echelons with all sensors and shooters down to battalion and often company levels.

Protective Edge marked the moment of truth for the network, known in English as Digital Army Program (DAP). Consuming billions of dollars over more than a decade, the high-priority program was managed by the C4I division of the IDF General Staff, developed by Haifa-based Elbit Systems and produced in large part at the firm’s Elbit USA subsidiary with annual funding from Washington.

Officers here said Tzayad was not yet available in 2008, when Israel last waged maneuvering ground war in Gaza as part of its 23-day Cast Lead campaign.

By November 2012, when Israel launched its last anti-rocket operation in Gaza, IDF brigades and most battalions were fully equipped and trained to work on the net. But after eight days of standoff attack, that operation, called Pillar of Defense, ended without a ground war.

“In Pillar of Defense, we had the force structure, but we didn’t go in. The network didn’t have the chance to prove itself,” Zelinger said.

“But this time around, maneuvering ground forces were the dominant and significant player in truly joint, net-centric warfare,” he said. “Our entire active-duty ground force capabilities were involved in Gaza maneuvers, all of them linked with Air Force, Navy, intelligence and special units.”

“I can say this was the first time in history that a modern army went to war with a fully networked maneuvering force,” said Zelinger. “What we demonstrated here was the world’s first writ-large use of networked warfare.”

In private conversations last week, several US warriors called that a bit of hyperbole. Still, no one — as one retired US Army general put it — wanted “to get into a public pissing match” with the IDF.

“It might be the first time the IDF did it, but not the first time it was done in the world,” the retired officer said. “Operations by US joint forces in Iraq and Afghanistan have been taking advantage of fully networked, digitized architectures of which the US military has invested so heavily in over the last 20 years.”

Preventing Friendly Fire

Brig. Gen. Roy Riftin, IDF chief artillery officer, credited connectivity and situational awareness provided by Tzayad not only for improved combat effectiveness, but for saving lives that could have been lost to friendly fire.

He cited a July 19 battle in Shuja’iya, a suburb of Gaza City described by a military intelligence officer as “the underground military garrison of Hamas.” From underneath that built up area, the IDF claims Hamas launched hundreds of rockets, anti-tank and mortar attacks against the Israeli homefront and advancing forces.

After repeated calls to evacuate civilians, an IDF combined arms force of paratroopers, infantry, armor, combat engineering and special operations forces converged in multiple directions, maneuvering house-to-house in search of tunnel access routes.

At one point in the battle, Riftin’s gunners were called in to suppress enemy fire with anti-personnel rounds. The problem, he recounts, was that enemy fire was suspected to be firing from an area well within the safety zone predetermined by IDF rules of engagement.

“We didn’t manage to detect the precise source of fire, but we knew it was too close to our forces. But since the network gave us precise information of where our forces were, we told them 20 minutes in advance to get deep inside their Namers [heavy troop carriers] and put their heads down,” he said.

“We fired about 100-120 meters from our forces with … weapons, some of which obviously leaked inside [the safety zone].”

Israel lost 13 soldiers from the Golani infantry brigade in that high-intensity battle, but none fell victim to friendly fire.

While Riftin credited Tzayad for safeguarding Israeli soldiers in that particular case, he cautioned against counting on network-enabled situational awareness to reduce friendly fire.

“Maneuvering forces are so vulnerable to so many threats that it’s too dangerous to depend on it. But in this particular case, it helped save lives.

The IDF has not yet released the number of friendly-fire deaths during Protective Edge, but an officer here said at least three cases are under investigation.

Riftin said improved target acquisition and range correction provided by Hot Transmission — the dedicated system integrating his artillery corps into the rest of the network — allowed his gunners to operate in concert with Air Force aircraft, without fear of confliction.

“In most cases, coordination between attack helicopters and ground forces was amazing,” Riftin said.

He cited two urban battles involving multiple Air Force assets overhead and hundreds of forces on the ground, where Tzayad allowed his forces to use saturation fire in support of ground forces. Both battles — in Shuja’iya and Beit Hanoun — required heavy shelling with anti-personnel and smoke rounds to secure the area enough for ground troops to extract those under enemy fire.

A third case was in Rafiah in southern Gaza on Aug. 1, where two Givati infantrymen died while fighting an underground assault squad and another was initially suspected of falling captive. He was later determined to have been killed in action.

“My preliminary impression is that without Tzayad, we couldn’t have reached the extent of the fire we were able to employ… not even close to it,” he said.

In addition to “a few hundred” Tammuz precision missiles launched in the campaign, Riftin estimated the IDF Artillery Corps fired some 34,000 rounds, half of them smokers for screening maneuvering forces.

The other half, he said, were standard 155mm anti-personnel and illumination rounds.

Riftin adamantly disputed widespread perceptions that the IDF used disproportionate force in Gaza. On the contrary, he said improved Tzayad-enabled target acquisition capabilities allowed individual batteries to fire more selectively at assigned targets.

“Remember, Shuja’iya was supposed to be evacuated. Ditto Beit Hanoun. A normal army would firstly prepare the area well with saturation fire before allowing its forces to enter.

“But we first entered our forces, determined which areas were threatening them, and then implemented our fire,” Riftin said.

“It’s a different approach that comes at a cost of tremendous work and added risk to our people, but that’s what we did. No one can be more righteous than that.”

For all the added value that officers here attribute to the IDF’s networked war debut, Israel suffered several embarrassing tactical upsets at the hands of an inordinately outnumbered and technologically inferior enemy.

Five soldiers were overtaken in a firefight adjacent to their base by commandos who penetrated the area by tunnel. Hamas gunmen made away with the infantry’s latest Micro-Tavor personal assault weapon, pictures of which flooded social media sites. It was not the only battle where situational awareness proved lacking.

So far, Israel has lost 65 soldiers in Protective Edge, more than six times the 10 killed in Cast Lead, four of them to friendly fire.

When queried about the surge in fatalities, Zelinger said the IDF faces a different enemy this time around, much better schooled in the art of asymmetrical war.

“All losses are painful, but it’s a war. Mistakes get made. Soldiers get killed…. Just imagine in this reality against this complex threat what would have happened here if we didn’t have this network.” ■

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Did McCain Meet With ISIS Press Officer Abu Mosa ?

Our heroThe Flying Camel has been publicising the Obama Administration’s “Republican Guard” (John McCain, Lindsey Graham et. al) and their involvement in the Benghazi fiasco and the covert transfer of heavy weapons to the “Syrian rebels” including ISIS for several years now,  so we were more than delighted when a friend pointed us toward a great article that we somehow had missed!

The Conservative Treehouse has published an excellent compilation and timeline of U.S. weapons transfers to terrorist organisations using Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey as conduits. The good folks at the Treehouse have also reminded us of Jihad John McCain’s pivotal role in creating the regional chaos that has led to the rise of ISIS (Islamic State).

Here are a few excerpts from the original Conservative Treehouse article. Please, do yourself a favour and visit their site to read the entire piece, Unless your name is Juan McCain, you’ll be glad you did!

Our Syria/ISIS Research Reflects Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Lie To Congress – Also, Did John McCain Meet With ISIS Press Officer Abu Mosa in 2013 ?

We know with specific certainty the 2012 Syrian radicals, al-Qaeda – now called ISIS, were embedded within the Free Syrian Army and openly mocking the U.S. and Western Media’s inability to tell the difference.

Read the Rest of This Fine Article at “The Conservative Treehouse!

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The Imminent EMP Threat to America

Obama Ignores Congress, Lifts Ban on Libyans Training in U.S. as Pilots, Nuke Scientists

North american reactorFeeling Safe? Well don’t!

  Many otherwise “concerned” citizens do not realise that North American universities and research centres, even the famous “Los Alamos Laboratory” in New Mexico, are staffed by Iranians, Saudis, Pakistanis  Egyptians, and other individuals from terror-supporting nations.

  Sounds crazy doesn’t it? Has the West learned nothing from A.Q. Khan’s “Islamic Bomb”?  (Rumour has it that Saudi Arabia purchased a stockpile of nukes from the Pakistani Government and a delivery system from China. Frustrated by the decades long U.S.refusal to confront Iran on their weapon’s programme, the Saudis have apparently decided to go it alone.)

  Intelligence agencies have confirmed Iranian tests of freighter-based ballistic missile launch systems that could put the entire U.S. in range of a devastating EMP attack. There is no reliable defence against such an attack. The only safeguard would be a massive, preemptive attack against Iran’s military forces and merchant fleet.

Russian "Club K" Container Missile System

Russian “Club K” Container Missile System

“Iran has demonstrated the capability to launch a missile off a freighter. Iran has also purchased Russia’s Club-K missile system. The Club-K is a complete missile launch system, disguised to look like a shipping container, that could convert any freighter into a missile launch platform. The Club-K, if armed with a nuclear warhead, could be used to execute an EMP attack.” - Paul Bedard  Washington Examiner

Former CIA Director Woolsey warns of dangerous EMP threats to America

Former Director of Central Intelligence, R. James Woolsey, led a panel discussion on Monday on the growing and imminent threat of a natural or nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) by U.S. enemies to the U.S. electrical grid and other critical infrastructures that are largely unprotected.

The event was sponsored by the newly established EMP Coalition, in coordination of the Center for Security Policy, of which Mr. Woolsey is the Honorary Co-Chair along with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Other participants were Ambassador Henry Cooper and Dr. Peter Vincent Pry.

Ambassador Cooper had led the strategic arms control negotiations with the USSR under President Reagan and served as the Director of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization under President George H.W. Bush. Presently, he is the Chairman of High Frontier, an organization dedicated to protecting the United States from nuclear attack.

Dr. Pry served on the Congressional EMP Threat Commission, as a professional staff member on the House Armed Services Committee and as an analyst in the CIA. He is now the Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, a congressional advisory board dedicated to national resiliency in the face of EMP and other threats.

In the little over an hour program, Mr. Woolsey warned that the sun can inflict localized EMP disasters, like the 1989 Hydro-Quebec geomagnetic storm that blacked out eastern Canada, causing billions of dollars in economic losses. He noted that a recent study by insurance industry leader Lloyds of London estimated that if the 1989 Geo-storm struck the east coast of the United States, 20 to 40 million Americans might be blacked out for as long as two years.

A rare geomagnetic super-storm, like the 1859 Carrington Event, would collapse electric grids and life-sustaining critical infrastructures everywhere on Earth, putting at risk the lives of billions.

“Scientists estimate that the world is overdue for another Carrington Event, and the Sun has already entered its solar maximum that shall last through 2013, when a catastrophic Geo-storm is more likely to occur,” Woolsey reported.

Mr. Woolsey also warned that an EMP catastrophe may also be imminent from terrorists and/or rogue states armed with nuclear weapons.

“North Korea already has nuclear missiles, Iran nearly so, and these two are actively collaborating. A single nuclear weapon detonated at high-altitude over this country would collapse the electric grid and other critical infrastructures and endanger the lives of millions,” said Woosley.

Woolsey also emphasized that the hundreds of electric utilities in the United States have thus far not acted to protect themselves from EMP, and cannot be expected to do so voluntarily as national defense and homeland security is a U.S. government responsibility. Woolsey urged that government regulation, by passage of the Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage (SHIELD) Act now before Congress, is necessary to protect the national electric grid.

Ambassador Cooper in the video warned that North Korea may already have the capability to make a catastrophic EMP attack on the United States. On December 2012, Cooper said, North Korea used its so-called Space Launch Vehicle like a Fractional Orbital Bombardment System – a secret weapon invented by the Russians during the Cold War to deliver a stealthy nuclear attack on the United States by orbiting a nuclear weapon over the south polar region, bypassing U.S. Ballistic Missile Early Warning radars (BMEWs) and missile defenses.

Furthermore, Dr. Pry warned that that a disturbing confluence of events suggests an EMP attack might be imminent. Pry stated that thousands of cyber attacks using computer viruses and hacking are probing the defenses of U.S. critical infrastructures, searching for weaknesses.

Pry noted that recently, in April, a sabotage attempt was made against electric grid transformers near San Jose, CA, that damaged five transformers with fire from AK-47 assault rifles.

The act of sabotage attack on the electrical grid was largely not covered by the mainstream media. The vandals also severed fiber optic cables which knocked out some 911 services.

All of the panelists endorsed the SHIELD Act and urged that the Department of Homeland Security develop a new National Planning Scenario focused on EMP, and encouraged other states to follow the example of Maine, not wait for Washington, but pass state initiatives to protect their electric grids from EMP now.

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Obama’s Outreach to Terror-Supporter Sultan Erdogan

Turkey and Qatar”  Supporting ISIS, Al Nusra & Al Qaeda in Syria & Iraq.

Flying Camel contributor Martin Weinstein has called for for the immediate implementation of a “no fly zone” over Turkey and Qatar to prevent further transfer of weapons to terrorist forces in Syria and Iraq. In addition to the proposed “no fly zone” a maritime blockade should be established to quarantine outbound shipping from both Turkey and Qatar.

Obama Reaches Out To His Turkish Buddy

obama-erdoganPresident Barack Obama has reached out to the Jew-hating, woman-insulting, Hamas-backing, journalist-jailing, protester-gassing, TV-controlling Islamist prime minister of Turkey.

Obama “spoke today with Prime Minister [Recep] Erdogan to congratulate him on his [Aug. 10] election as the 12th President of the Republic of Turkey and wish him well as he begins his term later this month,” according to a statement from the White House. 

Obama’s phone call came only a few days after Erdogan declared that Jews “kill women so that they will not give birth to Palestinians; they kill babies so that they won’t grow up; they kill men so they can’t defend their country.”

Erdogan topped off the anti-Semitism with a threat of genocide: “They will drown in the blood they shed,” he told the Muslim audience.

In his statement, Obama also effectively endorsed Erdogan’s effort to revive Islam’s political role in Turkey, almost 100 years after Turkish modernizers in 1923 finally separated mosque and state, and ended the reputedly 1,400-year-old Islamic empire, or caliphate.

Under Erdogan, Turkey has begun supporting the genocidal Hamas movement, usually by finding non-military projects in the Hamas-controlled district. Turkey is now one of Hamas’s “top patrons,” said Schanzer.

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