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Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:
Refugees who fled to Lebanon from the ongoing war in Syria are being forced to demolish their modest homes and live in tents as the Lebanese Government pushes for resettlement in Europe.
No surprise there - Lebanon has been devastated by Israel forcing on it 100s of thousands of destitute Palestinians.
Then triggering a Civil War by arming the Christians against Muslims generally, but especially against the Palestinians.
And Israel then coming in and killing the Palestinians - then coming in and killing vast numbers of native Lebanese.
I'm still waiting for evidence that Israel deliberately triggered the Civil War in Syria but I feel pretty sure that's what happened. Vans full of guns were driven to quiet towns in Syria, the doors left unlocked and local criminals invited to help themselves.
Zionism was forever based on stealing land - and they're on the march again in Syria, regular small mentions of it in the Israeli press.
Where's it going? The Intercept in 2018 believed its seen a glimpse of the future, the first phase is a 40km wide strip and it expands from there.
Couched in Zionist friendly language about stability and the support of locals, it sounds very credible:
ISRAEL’S “SAFE ZONE” IS CREEPING FARTHER INTO SYRIA
January 23 2018 - ISRAEL IS EXPANDING its influence and control deeper into opposition-held southern Syria, according to multiple sources in the area.
After failed attempts to ensure its interests were safeguarded by the major players in the war next door, Israel is pushing to implement the second phase of its “safe-zone” project ... deeper into the southern Syrian provinces of Quneitra and Daraa.
... The Intercept learned the outlines of the safe-zone expansion plan through a months long investigation relying on information from a variety of sources, including Syrian opposition activists on the ground in the south, Syrian opposition figures based in Jordan, Syrian government sources, and an Israeli-American NGO directly involved in the safe-zone project.
... Israel seized the Golan from Syria in 1967’s Six-Day War. Expanding a buffer zone would likely make any negotiations over the return of the Syrian territory more difficult in the future, because the Golan Heights will be surrounded on both sides by areas with significant Israeli influence.
Over the last two years, Israel started building out the first phase of a safe zone in southern Syria.
... According to sources, the second phase, which is currently underway, includes, among other things, the establishment of a 40-kilometer, Israeli-monitored buffer beyond the Golan Heights, a Syrian border police force armed and trained by Israel, and greater involvement in civil administration in opposition-controlled areas in two southern provinces ... both Quneitra and Daraa.
Israel has launched numerous strikes into Syrian territory, often understood to be efforts to keep advanced weapons out of the hands of hostile militants, like those in Lebanon’s Hezbollah. However, the buffer zone — and its expansion — stand as a deeper and more long-term investment in the Syrian war.
Last summer, I reported on Israel’s burgeoning support ... rebels speaking to the Wall Street Journal confirmed that the cash payments, which Israel claimed were purely humanitarian, were used for paying fighters’ salaries and purchasing weapons and ammunition.
... an Israeli official, who refused to speak under any other attribution, said, “It’s a ridiculous and unfounded claim, that Israel is creating a buffer zone. Israel provides humanitarian aid as part of its values and to help strengthen stability.”
... As the war drags on, more Syrians inside opposition areas are reluctantly accepting Israel’s influence and involvement in their communities ... still opposes Israel’s presence, he said, others have changed their minds: “When Israel gives people salaries, medication, food, and water, people start to like them, and honestly today, it is not a small number; it is a now a large number.”
The topic is Syrian refugees nothing else
I am not sure his previous credentials really mean much , he felt the calling and off he went , he should be banned from reentry that is the price he will pay and of course in time he will eventually meet his maker at the end of an M16
Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:
An Australian member of the Islamic State group says he was convinced to go to Syria to fight after attending charity banquets in Australia.
Very similar to those mercenaries joining the kiddy-torturing IDF.