#Terrornoia Update: Mar. 4, 2014

Danny Benavides
Traces of Reality
March 4, 2014


Please take a minute to read the introduction to my #Terrornoia and #Narconoia Updates by clicking this link.


For the uninitiated, some essential Peter Dale Scott:

US Government “Protection” of Al-Qaeda Terrorists and the US-Saudi “Black Hole” via Global Research

The Pseudo-War on Terror: How the US Has Protected Some of Its Enemies via Global Research

9/11, Deep State Violence and the Hope of Internet Politics via LewRockwell.com


Clusterfuck continues in Syria and the Levant

Zawahri still a dark force in global jihad via Bruce Riedel @ Al-Monitor

The Assad Regime and Jihadis: Collaborators and Allies? via Joshua Landis @ Syria Comment

Saudi ‘seeking Pakistan arms for Syrian rebels’ via AFP @ The Daily Star

Jihadist Vendetta Takes Out Qaeda Leader via Jamie Dettmer @ The Daily Beast

Prince Mohammed appointment highlights Saudi Arabia’s terrorism concerns over Syria via Taimur Khan @ The National

Gaza Salafists pledge allegiance to ISIS via Asmaa al-Ghoul @ Al-Monitor

Al-Qaeda Faction Live-Tweets Amputation in Aleppo via Jason Ditz @ Antiwar.com

Syria extremists retreat from key town via Liz Sly @ The Washington Post

Israel ‘buying’ information on extremists from rebel groups via Phil Sands and Suha Maayeh @ The National

Were it not for the French, Hezbollah would all be Syrians fighting on their own government’s side inside their own country via Robert Fisk @ The Independent

Syrian rebel force to receive Saudi arms has worked with al-Qaeda group via John Rosenthal @ Al-Monitor


More terror across Asia and Africa

Taliban Claims Government Airstrikes Mean War via Usman Ansari @ DefenseNews

Somalia: Resurgent al-Shabaab targets president ‘dead or alive’ @ UPI

Boko Haram continues its rampage in Nigeria via Bill Roggio @ The Long War Journal

China arrests 3 more in train station attack, claims international terror link via Stuart Leavenworth @ McClatchy News

Suicide bombers storm Pakistani court complex, killing 11 via Tim Craig @ The Washington Post


The ties (and lies) that bind American terror policy

FBI’s Curious Silence about the Waltham Murders via Marcy Wheeler @ Emptywheel.net

U.S. Militant, Hidden, Spurs Drone Debate via Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt @ The New York Times

FBI Had Direct Link to Bin Laden in 1993 via Russ Baker @ WhoWhatWhy

Look Who the US Is Siding With in Ukraine, Egypt, and Syria via Chris Ernesto @ Antiwar.com

Terror case against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law begins via Harry Alsop @ The Daily Telegraph

A New World Order? via Tom Engelhardt @ TomDispatch

Report: U.S. pressures Israel to halt assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists @ Haaretz