USA to move ISIS into Southeast Asia

USA to move ISIS into Southeast Asia

Thanks to Max Fanni Canelles for the original article.   In the Philippines, the first Islamist groups were born in the late 1990s. The name of the biggest of these groups was Abu Sayyaf. In the past it was a main partner of the Al Qaeda network in Southeast Asia. Several of its members were alongside Bin... Continua »
Lion cubs of the Caliph: What’s next for ISIS’ child soldiers?

Lion cubs of the Caliph: What’s next for ISIS’ child soldiers?

Kasswara joined ISIS when he was 14. “We were the ‘cleaners’ group. Cleaning means slitting the throats of those who belong to the other side and are hiding,” the teenager from Raqqa, Syria, said. “A guy from my area was decapitated by ISIS because of me. People had their hands chopped off because of... Continua »
Yazidis under Islamic State: ‘The genocide is ongoing’

Yazidis under Islamic State: ‘The genocide is ongoing’

Wahda cannot sleep. During the day, she and her husband are busy caring for their 10 daughters and two sons inside Khanke camp for displaced Iraqis, located in the country’s north. It is at night that the memories come. “I stay awake just thinking, and I’m so angry I can’t... Continua »
Russia: US behaved like thugs against Raqqa

Russia: US behaved like thugs against Raqqa

Russia has accused the US-led coalition of bombing the Syrian city of Raqqa “off the face of the Earth,” in the same way the Allied powers bombed Germany’s Dresden during World War II. What has been also very hypocritical, as ISIS itself had been fully funded and armed by CIA. Russia’s Defence... Continua »
Christians in the front line to annihilate the Islamic State

Christians in the front line to annihilate the Islamic State

“Fuck Raqqa, Fuck Raqqa!” scream at us a little more than twenty-year-old soldier in the only English words he knows, as soon as we go inside the headquarters of Syrian Christian troops who are fighting house to house to conquer what once was the capital of the Islamic State. We... Continua »
In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

Institutional Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Bangladesh, Mario Palma. Published on the Daily Star.   September 11, 2001, attack on Twin Towers in New York. We all remember the paralysing aesthetic of the live image of the attack on the second tower that the global news channels continued... Continua »
1st July 2016: how to forget?

1st July 2016: how to forget?

It seems like yesterday but it’s been already a year. I still remember clearly. Friday night, the last Friday of Ramadan 2016. I was watching a movie on my computer, as I did almost every night to relax after the day. It would be followed by a hard working day... Continua »
1° Luglio 2016: come dimenticare?

1° Luglio 2016: come dimenticare?

Sembra ieri ma e’ gia’ passato un anno. Ancora ricordo. Venerdi’ sera, ultimo venerdi’ di Ramadan 2016. Stavo guardando un film al computer, come facevo quasi tutte le sere per rilassarmi dopo la giornata. Sarebbe seguita una pesante giornata di lavoro come sempre. Il film era quasi finito, la bottiglia... Continua »
ISIS is already in the Philippines!

ISIS is already in the Philippines!

Thanks to ORIZZONTI GEOPOLITICI Blog di Luciano Bonazzi and Friends – Resistenza 3.0 for the article.   As expected, the Pentagon is moving ISIS to the Philippines. For a few months we did not deal with the singular Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines, ideologically oriented to socialism, an implacable... Continua »