Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Activist Post: Bloomberg: Syria Violence is Sectarian

Activist Post: Bloomberg: Syria Violence is Sectarian:
Admission that sectarian extremism, not democracy or freedom, drives vicious killing, means West, not Russia must back off arming belligerents in Syria.

Tony Cartalucci, Contributor
Activist Post

For decades across the Arab World every nation from Algeria to Morocco, Egypt to Syria, have fought against sectarian extremists from organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaeda. Algeria, for example, fought so long, so hard against violent extremists attempting to overrun their secular society and target ethnic and religious minorities including Christians and even Sunni moderates, that it is known as the "lost" or "black decade." Algeria faced amongst others, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), a US State Department-listed terrorist organization linked directly to neighboring Libya's "Libyan Islamic Fighting Group" (LIFG) which was recently armed, trained, funded, and politically backed by NATO to overrun Muammar Qaddafi.

Now Algeria and its neighbors face a reinvigorated AQIM courtesy of NATO...