Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Al Qaeda Quickly Constructing Main Mideast Base in Syria

The insignia of the Al-Nusra Front (whose full name is the Front for Assistance 
to the Residents of Greater Syria). It shows the map of Syria, the Islamic 
crescent and the silhouette of a jihad fighter (Almadenahnews.com website)

Gatestone Institute
Al Qaeda is quickly constructing its main regional Middle East base in Syria, from where it plans to export terrorism and Islamic radicalism to neighboring states, then to the West, a new report released by an Israeli security research institute warned....
...The exhaustive study took a year to compile, according to researchers at the Tel Aviv-based Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center, which released it....
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The increasing empowerment of the Al-Nusrah Front is a menace regionally (Middle East) and internationally.  Thus the last thing that Barack Terrorista Hussein Obama should be doing is funding these barbarians.  Doing so will come back to haunt the United States ten-fold.

The Al-Nusra Front aka Jabhat al-Nusra, an Al-Qaeda Salafist-jihadi network, prominent in the rebel organizations in Syria (EXCERPT)
...1) Turning Syria into a center for the global jihad of anti-Israeli terrorism:
A. Ideologically, for the Al-Nusra Front and other Salafist-jihadi organizations operating in Syria, the State of Israel should be annihilated. The Islamic Caliphate that will arise in Greater Syria will include Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and "Palestine." The first video issued by the Front after its foundation shows a picture of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem flying the flags of the Al-Nusra Front and the global jihad. On February 12, 2012, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said that after the fall of the Syrian regime Syria would become a base for jihad warfare whose objective would be "to found a country to defend Muslim lands, liberate the Golan and pursue jihad until the flags of victory fly over the hills of occupied Jerusalem." Other Al-Nusra Front operatives made similar declarations.
B. Practically, the Al-Nusra Front can be expected to establish an operative terrorist infrastructure in the Golan Heights, a continuation of the military infrastructure it is currently constructing in Daraa in southwestern Syria. In our assessment, Hezbollah and the Palestinian terrorist organizations may integrate themselves into terrorist attacks from the Golan Heights, despite the fundamental ideological differences between them, the Al-Nusra Front and other global jihad organizations. In addition, in our assessment the Al-Nusra Front will also try to join jihadist networks and organizations in the territories bordering on Israel to attack it (such as Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in the Sinai Peninsula, the Abdullah Azzam Brigades in Lebanon, and the Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem in the Gaza Strip) ....

Source: The Al-Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusra) is an Al-Qaeda Salafist-jihadi network, prominent in the rebel organizations in Syria. (pdf)





LINKS:
http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3996/al-qaeda-syria
http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/Data/articles/Art_20573/E_076_13_1861409435.pdf
http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/en/article/20573

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