Libya and the Manchester connection | ALJ

All this should put an above-average level of scrutiny on the conduct of the security services. MI6 appear to have funnelled foreign fighters with suspected links to al-Qaeda from the streets of Britain to Libya. Salman Abedi and members of his close family, who are now arrested, were among these people. Abedi would go on, it is alleged, to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).

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After the carnage of Manchester: A new matrix of terror | Herald Scotland

It is now a depressingly familiar cycle. First comes the collapse of a regime and factional fighting. This is followed by intense foreign or Western military intervention before those same powers then turn their back on the country in turmoil. As a consequence a dangerous power vacuum is created and in turn jihadist groups move to exploit it. And so a launch pad for Islamist-inspired terrorism comes into being.

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DAWN IN BOOTS | Alexander Dugin

God, how I’ve waited for this moment, when the blood and the pain, spasms and dirt will awaken the heart of our rage! Special services Eurasia created now. This new continental KGB. Meta-KGB. Knows no pity, ironic, in Golden gloves, with the Serbian longing, with crimson spark in his eyes. This time without the escort of cotton pants. The way it’s in the nightmares dreamed of the saxophone Clinton. Solar transcendental KGB. With leather wings of ancient flying beasts. With binoculars and a cane with a poison ring and a clockwork bomb. The KGB…

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