Disinfo: ISIS has been a useful tool of Israel and the US to keep Syria in chaos

Summary

The ISIS call to attack Israel comes at a time when the terrorist group has suffered major defeats and its self-proclaimed ‘Caliphate’ has collapsed. Despite carrying out deadly attacks throughout the world over the past years, ISIS has never attacked Israel. For years, the terrorist group controlled a large chunk of territory near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in Syria. Nonetheless, the group did not use this foothold to attack Israeli forces. In fact, it was a useful tool of Israel and the United States in their joint efforts to overthrow the Assad government and keep Syria in chaos.

 

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No evidence is given. Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that the US and other Western states are supporting or working together with ISIS in the Middle East. In reality, US is a member of the global coalition against Daesh.

Read here similar cases claiming that ISIS has been supported by US, British, French and Israeli intelligence services in order to demolish Syria and that Al Baghdadi was an American product.

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  • Reported in: Issue 182
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/01/2020
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Israel, US, Syria
  • Keywords: Terrorism financing, Terrorism
  • Outlet: South Front
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The coronavirus is a biological weapon created by the UK

The coronavirus 2019-nCoV is a biological weapon developed by the British, even if they pursued scientific goals.

On June 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice granted scientists at the Pirbright Institute (formerly Animal Health Institute, England) the patent No. 10.130.701 for the invention of a “live attenuated coronavirus”. So, molecular biologists saw structural details similar to the 2019-nCoV on the electron microscope image of the “British invention”.

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Conspiracy theory. This is a pro-Kremlin narrative about the coronavirus and the "Anglo-Saxons".

In response to the outbreak of the corona virus the Chinese authorities have placed more than a dozen cities under quarantine. The World Health Organisation is working with Chinese authorities and global experts to learn more about the virus. The virus "2019-nCoV” comes from a family of viruses that include the common cold, and viruses such as SARS and MERS. There is no evidence to suggest it was developed artificially as a weapon of mass destruction.

Polish Home Army was cooperating with the Nazis and got rich from the concentration camps

The [Polish] Home Army was subordinated to the “Polish government in exile” and positioned itself as a “anti-fascist force”. The truth is that there are no records on any larger combat between this unit and the Germans. But they had no problems stomaching cooperation with the Nazis and get rich from the killings of inmates in Nazi concentration camps.

Disproof

This message is a part of the ongoing Russian information campaign against Poland, which includes the spread of such false messages alleging that Poland was responsible for WWII and the Holocaust.

See other examples of Russian historical revisionism concerning this issue such as Signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact thwarted the UK’s expansionist plans in EuropeThe Molotov-Ribbentrop pact did not violate the rights of the Polish state and the shift of all blame for WWII outbreak at the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact the best example of manipulation of history.

France and Britain gained financially from the concentration camps

The Polish penitentiary system was financed through the “People’s Bank for National Economy” (Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, BGK). A part of the resources used for this was financed by loans from Anglo-French partners through the British and Polish Trade Bank A.G. These financiers were the main beneficiaries from the exploitation of the inmates of the Polish camps. After Wehrmacht’s capturing of Poland in September 1939, the BGK became the property of the Third Reich. The bank continued its operations, connected to the concentration camps. The British and Polish Trade Bank A.G was also not discontinued. All Polish shareholders were replaced by Germans, but the French and British – remained. It’s not hard to draw conclusions on who gained from the profits of the concentration camps on Polish territories.

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