Media schizophrenia over Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda is a loose affiliation of armed insurgents created originally from the Mujahideen in Afghanistan, by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), to resist the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. Islamic fundamentalist in nature, Al Qaeda backed militants subsequently undertook attacks against the "enemies of Islam" from Asia through Africa to America. The attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon in September 2001 were ascribed to Al Qaeda but evidence suggests there was at least collusion by elements of the US establishment. The 9/11 attacks heralded George W Bush's "War on Terror" laying the foundation for domestic repression and wars of aggression overseas.

However, these wars have their roots in the Project for the New American Century, a neo-conservative strategy for US hegemony written in the 1990's. Since Al Qaeda's creation, successive US governments have fostered chaos around the globe (Yemen, the Balkans, Libya, Syria etc.) under the guise of combating terrorism. However, in so far as the US has actively supported Al Qaeda affiliated insurgents in these regions, the US and its NATO allies are the real authors of terrorism.

Western mainstream media has consistently failed to expose the duplicity of western leaders whose rhetoric is so clearly contradicted by their actions. Acts of terror, allegedly by Al Qaeda, are dutifully reported alongside reports of western backed Al Qaeda affiliates fighting evil dictators in Libya and Syria.

Al Qaeda and NATO's Pan-Arab Terrorist Blitzkrieg
Terrorists Supported by NATO Target Syria and Algeria
by Tony Cartalucci

The Council on Foreign Relations, a neo-conservative think-tank which includes such luminaries for deception as Henry Kissinger, has played a role in media deception:
Council on Foreign Relations Marshals Public Opinion to Tout Syrian Destabilization
by Prof. James F. Tracy

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