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This Drumpf gambit vis a vis Qatar is probably really about cutting off the lifeline to Hamas. I wonder if we are seeing the opening stages to the Netanyahu final solution in Gaza! (Which Brendan O’Connell has been talking about extensively on his Youtube channel.) Now that Netanyahu has his shoe shine boy, and lackey at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (and a Mossad asset Kushner with such an extensive role of prominence/uber-portfolio)…

Hamas is being wise though, if they (the Zionists, the Gulf potentates and Netanyahu’s lackey Drumpf) are successful in turning the screws to at least successfully cow Qatar, they are going back to Iran — realizing their Sunni brethren as basically fakers at least IMHO Iran is a much better bet for them. In fact, I think relations between the two dropped to rock bottom when Morsi was in power, but since Sisi’s coup I think they’ve understood — don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone, essentially — and have slowly been gravitating back to the initial Axis of Resistance (Hamas, Hezbollah, Syria and Iran).

Not to defend the Muslim Brotherhood, but in Hamas’s defense it has only been two years since Sisi led a coup against their ally Morsi. I can’t see where Sisi did anything to help the Gazans during this slaughter in Gaza. I must say the second coming of Nasser, Al-Sisi certainly doesn’t look like to me!

Some have suggested that there is a US/CIA-Muslim Brotherhood alliance. Sisi has been cracking down heavily on them in Egypt. Sisi is on the take from the Saudis, the Saudis also don’t like the Ikwan. Qatar is the moneybags behind the Muslim Brotherhood. It seems pretty tricky to me especially when considering that both Qatar and KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) are allies of the United States government.

Hamas has an office in Qatar, which is the residence of the chairman. I know that the Emir of Qatar was giving them money in the past, but I don’t know if that is still ongoing. Although Hamas was a close ally with Hezbollah, Iran, and Syria at one time; I believe that since Hamas came out against Assad that alliance has frayed. Syed Hassan Nasrallah — I found quite surprising, has come out during this current bloodbath and said that Hezbollah is standing 100% behind the Hamas resistance! Hezbollah won’t do anything unless the Islamic Republic gives them the say-so in my opinion, though. Iran is in negotiations presently, and so I don’t expect Hezbollah to do anything because I think that those negotiations might definitely be sacrificed by Hezbollah taking any meaningful/substantive military action.

Much as the Palestinian/Gazan people make a distinction between the elected political side of Hamas and the militant wing of it, I absolutely think that Hezbollah’s words are in support of the latter, for certainty. The known tensions between political Hamas and Hezbollah, I would think, are still very much at play between the two resistance movements, but at the same time with a common enemy one can only imagine the comradely ties — difficult to break — that the two sides have developed over their common struggle’s duration.

This article in Pando was an interesting one, for sure, although I don’t know that I agree with a lot of it quite frankly. I just don’t see the Saudi decrepit and playboy princes as competent as the author does. Qatar is really the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) country to watch, I think, at least according to my humble opinion. Even though the son was actually brought in, to tone down the grand delusions of the power mad old man/father. But they (Qatar) even have a plan to get the whole Shia portion of KSA under their thumb, in the not too distant future. There’s really a lot of sniping going on between these two powerhouses (one natural gas and one oil), and indeed it will absolutely be interesting to see, in fact, how it all plays out — after all — between them.

The Pando article only just came to my attention although it was not, of course, recently written.

Google has a rainbow logo for the Sochi Olympics. I’m glad a company can still take the “moral high ground” that is incredibly active in developing a totalitarian American Stasi, and in fact records all of an individual’s searches — via their search engine — for one’s lifetime (eternity!). As well as, of course, that helps filter/censor the Internet for many of the authoritarian/iron-fisted countries in this world! Which they are active, as aforementioned, in helping America also join the ranks of as well, too! And so, anyway I hope that when the World Cup is in Qatar that Google will be consistent, and put out something about the many encroachments on freedom that exist in the Wahhabi state/absolute monarchy of the Qatari Kingdom.

A country where gay rights, the rights of women, religious freedom, the rights of non-citizens, and the rights to publicly assemble are far worse than the Federation of Russia! Qatar does not recognize Buddhism, Hinduism and the Baha’i faith. Non-Muslims are prohibited from proselytizing or publicly worshiping! Individuals caught proselytizing can be imprisoned for up to ten years! I cannot do justice to all of these topics in the limited space that I have allotted here, but just touching on Qatar vis a vis GLBT rights/issues: homosexuality is illegal in Qatar. Visitors/non-citizens have been whipped, jailed and deported as punishment(s). The FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) president has said, about the forthcoming World Cup in Qatar, “They [GLBT people] should refrain from any sexual activities.” And so just because that US Centcom is stationed in Qatar; I, for one, certainly hope that our dear Google will show some consistency in their “activism”. And indeed, I sincerely hope that they won’t give them (Qatar) a free pass whatsoever/at all!

There was an interesting story out a while back, that suggested that Bandar Bush has already threatened Putin to attack the Sochi Olympics. The Saudis are basically Zionists so far as I can tell. They don’t care one whit about the Palestinians, and they would just let Israel, do a wholesale extermination on them all. For them, that would be all fine and good!

Defenders of the Palestinians have been Hezbollah and Iran. Qatar was working on buying off Hamas, which I think they were largely successful in. I think the new Emir was brought in, because it’s believed he’d be more deferential to the Saudis in the world. Not sure what the father was trying to do, seemed like overtake the role of the Saudis. Which they and Iran kind of fight to influence Muslim Middle Eastern groups and countries — get them under their thumb.

It is all the Shiites who have helped Hamas/Gaza militarily. Shia Iran, Hezbollah and Syria are all Shia or Shia-linked countries/entities. Syria is Arab nationalist, but Assad is a practicing Alawite, which is a Shia offshoot as I understand it.

Sunni and Shia fundamentalists do not get along as I understand it. There have been efforts in history, I think, to bridge the divide but Sunni/Shia relations are strained in many parts of the Middle East, currently, as per my understanding.

Qatar is presently trying to work to bring Hamas under its thumb in Gaza. I think Hezbollah and Hamas, however being the tips of the spear against Israel — there’s a bond there — (and with Hezbollah’s strong ties to Syria and Iran), I don’t think Qatar has fully succeeded yet with the designs that it has on Gaza. Egypt/Mohamed Morsi is immensely influenced by Qatar, but I’ve not seen where he’s helping in their plans vis a vis Gaza. Morsi could be a valuable tool for them, but then again he’s got so many of his own internal problems.

The Axis of Resistance was Hezbollah, Hamas, Syria, and Iran. I don’t know if Hamas is presently a “good standing member”, or not at all. As I’d said earlier I think Hezbollah and Hamas have an affinity for one another (and will continue to do so), they see the beast front-and-center, and so thusly they share and compare notes — and so I can’t see them totally breaking from one another. Remember it was Iranian Fajr-5 rockets that went through the US-taxpayer funded Iron Dome in Operation Pillar.

A final consideration to everyone. There is a group called the Alevis in the Middle East. I don’t know that much about them. They are mainly — if not entirely — Kurdish, and the same can be said for that exist/live in Turkey. I read an article from a very “learned” commentator recently, who was writing about all of the Alevis in Syria! Not rubbing it in, of course, I have the courtesy not to mention the writer’s name, and I’ve even read that some Middle Easterners are capable of confusing these two groups/identities!

Correction: I was inaccurate in saying Alevis are generally Kurds. Though it is accurate to say, it is a religion mainly of Turkey. According to Wiki 20% of Alevis are Kurds.

Reading Al-Jazeera is something that I am loath to do, and effort to do so as little as possible. Having said that I do find myself reading one of their articles — here and there, at least some of the time. As I’ve written in the past, one of the world’s finest journalists Pepe Escobar is someone who has described Qatar — the owners and operators of Al-Jazeera and an absolute Wahhabist monarchy — as, “A kind of a slave society, ruled by a very tiny elite, with Western business interests involved. And they [Qatar] think that their model can be applied to the rest of the Arab world.” So why on God’s green Earth is a propaganda outlet owned fundamentally by a totalitarian dictatorship (which I think that a Wahhabist absolute monarchy essentially extrapolates out to), promoting the rights of women, immigrants, and those without states?

I have to assume that those promoting these causes on Al-Jazeera’s site either have no morals/ethics, or must; in fact, be wholly ignorant about the actual nature of this government, and the conditions that many live under in this absolute monarchical itsy-bitsy micro-nationlet. One can simply read Freedom House’s overview on Qatar, to get some of the basic primers/essentials on this veritably iron-fisted state! Which only last year jailed a poet for life for writing a pro-Arab Spring poem, that was viewed as insulting to the Qatari dictator/Emir. Freedom House is a tool of US foreign policy, and so thusly in my opinion more accurate on US-allied countries than it is on nations such Venezuela or Iran (where it lacks any kind of credibility, objectivity or incontrovertible veracity, in fact).

If Al-Arabiya, the Saudi Arabian equivalent to Al-Jazeera, attempted to promote any of this stuff it would be heartily, and vociferously laughed out of the room! It simply would not be taken seriously. And neither should anyone take the Qatari Al-Jazeera’s promotion of these ideals seriously as well! Verily, it is clearly, nothing but a hamfisted effort to put some kind of a divergent, enlightened patina — or a duplicitous masking — upon itself! Al-Jazeera is the propaganda arm of a totalitarian dictatorship, and no one should ever forget this! Al-Jazeera has been a leading force in trying to end Arab nationalism in the Middle East. Whatever qualms one may have with really existing Arab nationalist governments; historically, the major Arab nationalist party (the Baath Party), was started by: a Christian, a Sunni Muslim, and an Alawite.

Both Qatar and Saudi Arabia play the role, for the West of promoting and fostering: Middle Eastern divide and conquer. By funding groups and movements — sometimes armed groups that have been described as everything from rebels, to death squads, and even wholly terrorist — throughout the Middle East which promote Islamism. The Saudi and Qatari approved branches of it as well, of course.

Mimi al-Laham who is a Syrian living abroad, and a Sunni Muslim has described Wahhabism as a cult. Most of the Syrian military that is fighting these foreign Salafi fighters, that have willed their way into Syria (actually bankrolled by Qatar and Saudi Arabia, plus given hearth and shelter by Turkey en voyage to the Arab Republic of Syria), is made up of Sunni Muslims. And not Alawites, Druze, Christians, or any other Syrian minority group! Those Syrian minorities are often times singled out, though — particularly the Alawites — as  pro-regime, and thusly doomed to meet a spine-tingling/horrendous death! Yes, these Western championed (and exceedingly rooted for) “freedom fighter” elements will kill any of those, who they do not think are enough of their own fervent/overzealous stripe!

Freedom, if it goes by a myopic theocratic straightjacket, is; in fact, the freedom of the FSA (Free Syrian Army)! Extreme religion in my opinion, however, is always bad. Live and let others live, is only common sense, I’d say. As well as, not to kill those who do not comport with one’s own religious practices — or customs, and overall values held sacrosanct! The promotion of Salafism and Wahhabism are clearly not causing much heartburn/agita for the NATO/US/British meddlers in the Middle East. And there’s no doubt that in Brussels, Anders Fogh Rasmussen is smiling!

It’s not only Syria where Qatar is showing its grisly/disreputable hand either, this week it gave a “measly” $3 billion dollars over to the Muslim Brotherhood-run Egypt. Where just recently we witnessed the Copts (Coptic Christians), battling Muslims in Cairo’s city streets. Four Copts were killed April 6th, and at least one other Christian, was killed that attended their funeral. Before we know it, it’s entirely possible that we could be looking at, an Islamic Emirate of the African Northeast! The chants of, “Pharaoh!” of those immensely disappointed with Morsi in the Egyptian streets — may yet have some prescience, perhaps.

These chants will have anticipated the emergence of a differing, although still a spanking new title for Mohamed Morsi — albeit just as autocratic of one (emir). And in Mohamed Morsi’s Islamic Egyptian Emirate maybe, even more presciently — whilst the Coptics have all been extirpated, exiled, and otherwise banned, banished, bedraggled and beaten down — the hand of Qatar, and its dark oil spigot maleficent oft-cofactor Saudi Arabia (Qatar is more of a natural gas power) will show itself clear! In London, Washington, and in Brussels no one should look at themselves with anything but shame; in anticipation of such a scenario, having allegedly deeply cherished Western values so: rottenly, sordidly, and moreover disreputably deferred.

The Middle Eastern people post-Arab Spring, will remain held down. However, with the petroleum resources running freely, and smoothly; I don’t see how there will be a dour reaction in London, Washington, and Brussels at all! There will not be any shame for reaping deeply sour fruits, via being allied/intertwined with such: backward, ill-begotten, and in general markedly authoritarian absolutist monarchical states. And if, in fact, any of these movers and shakers are indeed sensate at all; shame will undeniably immediately transform itself, into a palpable form of jubilation for them!

Sadly unfortunately, I don’t think that this is something that one should be taken aback from. Rather, it is the just the standard MO (modus operandi) for this sickly, venal, and moreover Faustian brand of uber-elitist “humankind”! What values that these alleged creme de la creme hold sacrosanct, except for perhaps Luciferianism, is a mystery for any of us (the “little people”), of course, to get ahold of/know. In summation, the Arab nations of Saudi Arabia and Qatar are in effect, doing to their own people what: the Americans, British, and other tag-a-longs would have been doing all by themselves! They’d be doing it, unequivocally, if it weren’t being done — to and by Arabs upon their own people — via these authoritarian, caustic, and indeed fifth columnist benighted Wahhabi states.

While Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was questioning the former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel, during his Secretary of Defense nomination hearing, she mentioned chemical weapons and Syria. I think that the good Senator should be aware that the so-called Free Syrian Army is a real threat with their chemical weapons too. They have been backed by disreputable American allies such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar that are Wahhabi states that repress women, have terrible civil liberties, and no democratic rights whatsoever for their people. They are antediluvian states that are ripe for Arab Springs, and having genuine democracy sprout up in them. Saudi Arabia has invaded neighboring Bahrain, and continually worked to repress a grassroots democratic movement/revolution there as well.

Syria is undeniably authoritarian, but it is a complex society with many sects, that are protected much better under the Arab nationalist Assad government — than they would be under a Salafi/Muslim Brotherhood Islamic fascist potential successor state. A state like that of Mohamed Morsi’s Egypt (where virtually all of the Coptic Christians have resigned from his ranks). I have great fear for the Alawites, the Druze and the Christians of Syria: the Melkites, Syriacs, Maronites, Chaldeans and other groups. Should these Salafi and Wahhabi killers, backed by retrograde American-allied governments gain in their power. Laurent Fabus, the French Foreign Minister, has said, “We cannot let [Syria]… degenerate into a conflict of militias.” Whilst Gerard Araud, the French Permanent Representative to the UN, has stated, “[That] we are creating a Somalia in the heart of the Middle East.”

The best answer is to urge KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and Qatar to stop their destabilization. A non-violent political solution that can assure that Sunni Islamic fundamentalists do not come to power is the only path. The Syriacs/Arameans — who speak Aramaic the language that Jesus Christ spoke — want a dialogue among all of the groups with no preconditions; they want a ceasefire; they want the stopping of the importation of all foreign weapons; they want an abeyance of the economic sanctions; and they want an ending to the recruitment of foreign fighters into their land. Moaz al-Khatib, who leads the Syrian National Coalition, the group of exiles who support armed intervention against the Syrian government, and who are backed by the Western and Gulf Arab countries, now advocates talks with Bashar al-Assad’s people. Several civic groups that have rejected the armed struggle, and opposed foreign military intervention — also favor a ceasefire, and a negotiated solution straightaway/forthwith.

The US and NATO need to call off their running dogs (Turkey too has been in this sordid mix as well); let clearer heads prevail, and not simply rush to expel a regime that is independent of them, but that they may not like fully 100%. They may not like that their corporations do not have free rein there, and they may not like that they do not string pull/puppetmast the Syrian political leadership — and albeit that is just tough! Of course Syria, being allied with Hezbollah and Iran, is not amenable to them, but it is imperative nevertheless; however, that Sunni fundamentalists do not take over power in this state. Instead of shortsighted geopolitical goals, and the national interest of Israel; the US and NATO have to work for a broad-minded political solution/plan now! They must not settle solely for the current philosophy of the barrel of the gun. A depraved and ignoble strategy, and; moreover, one that is being orchestrated via folks who have been classified as: coarse, savage, death squads, and even wholly terrorist by a number of credible reports.

Regular readers will notice that this is my letter to Kirsten Gillibrand reedited, and revised (in order to stand by itself).

Hamas was based in Damascus, and now it has moved to Qatar. Moneybags Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, has put a lot of bread into Gaza — an investment project worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The Gulf Arabs are knaves, though, routinely in line with U$terrorist/UK/NATO, and not to be trusted.

Hamas has long ago abandoned Assad. Their long term allies Hezbollah and Iran; however, did not do so. And moreover, it was Iranian made Fajr-5 rockets that aided the Gazan resistance in the latest Israeli barbarian attack/campaign on the Gazan people. Hamas is real stupid to do what they are doing, if Assad can capably thwart the bloodthirsty imperialists. Assad has been — and would have continued to be a much better ally to them than Qatar, or the other Gulf Arab states in my opinion. But probably now they have burned that bridge forever. Qatar and Turkey prodded Hamas to abandon one of their Axis of Resistance allies (the others Iran and Hezbollah), but at least one Hamas official acknowledged when vacating, “We have to go. But you have to understand that we have a sense of gratitude to this regime. They did a lot for us. And there are a lot of intimate relations, on a personal level.”

It’s very strange, I don’t fully understand the whole scheme — that’s going on in the Middle East right now — all that well. In Israel Fatah, the only other Arab nationalist entity left other than Assad’s Syria, is given more respect — whilst Hamas is considered to be terrorist. Hamas, for all intents and purposes, is the Muslim Brotherhood, and Morsi, as of yet, has done very little to help them. President Obama has infamously publically stated of Egypt/Morsi, “[we do not] consider [them] an ally… we [don’t] consider them an enemy.” The NATO/Gulf Arab plan seems to be bringing Muslim Brotherhood governments to all of the non-GGC (Bahrain, Kuwait Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, Qatar) countries.

I believe that the benighted GCC countries would find secularism as a catalyst for their people demanding more liberties, as opposed to Muslim Brotherhood governments; that would probably be more repressive, though less so when compared to the GCC ones. Additionally, the GCC countries lay claim to being Muslim, so they don’t want a “secular contagion”, I don’t think, in their region also.

The US/NATO aim in the destabilization of Syria, seems to have the intended purpose of upturning the anti-Israel/US Axis of Resistance. Hamas’ status in this axis is, of course, now very nebulous. We should keep in mind, in spite of that, it was the Iranian Fajr-5 rockets; that went through the much-touted, US taxpayer-funded Iron Dome. So on the one hand the bringing down of Assad’s Syria adds up, although, this strange strategy of bringing the Muslim Brotherhood all over the Middle East; meanwhile condemning them in Israel, seems rather perplexing — does it not? My decoder ring, can’t unscrew this irregularly difficult brain teaser, I look forward to reading insight and analyses from other bright minds, however, who can and will do so.

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