West Attempts Syria Cover Up – Claims “Twitter Donations” Behind Rise of Al Qaeda
September 22, 2013 (Tony Cartalucci) – In the latest, and perhaps most absurd attempt yet by the West
In its article, “Private donations give edge to Islamists in Syria, officials say,” the Washington Post
The stream of U.S. weapons heading to moderate rebel groups in Syria is being offset by a fresh
torrent of cash for Islamist extremists, much of it from small networks of Arab donors who see the
Syrian conflict as a step toward a broader Islamist uprising across the region, U.S. and Middle
Eastern officials say.
The private donors, who use Twitter and other social media to collect millions of dollars from
sympathetic Muslims, are providing crucial backing for Islamist militias that appear to be gaining
ground in northern and eastern Syria, even as fighting stalls elsewhere, the officials said.
Of course, all of these networks the Washington Post claims are undermining Western efforts to bolster
The Washington Post article also claims: While radical groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the
Throughout the Syrian conflict, which began in 2011, the West and its regional partners has sent billions
Additionally, The New York Times in its article, “Arms Airlift to Syria Rebels Expands, With C.I.A. Aid,”
The US State Department had also announced it was sending hundreds of millions of dollars more in
With the pledge of fresh aid, the total amount of nonlethal assistance from the United States to the
coalition and civic groups inside the country is $250 million. During the meeting here, Mr. Kerry urged
other nations to step up their assistance, with the objective of providing $1 billion in international aid.
In recent weeks, the US has admitted that it is now officially arming and equipping terrorists inside of
The Washington Post now expects readers and the general public to believe that somehow “Twitter
In reality, the Washington Post article, “Private donations give edge to Islamists in Syria, officials say,” is a
Perhaps most interesting of all, however, is the description of the “donor network” the Washington Post