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Islamic State terrorists have on at least one occasion “apologized” to Israel for mistakenly attacking IDF soldiers
former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon accidentally acknowledged that Israel has an open communications channel with an Islamic State cell
Ya’alon’s office refused to elaborate. The IDF also declined to comment. Under Israeli law, any communication with terrorists is considered illegal.
It's hard to imagine them being any more direct than this, yet they suffered absolutely no political repercussions for it.
ISIS is a reality and we have to accept that we cannot eradicate a well-organized and popular establishment such as the Islamic State; therefore I urge my western colleagues to revise their mindset about Islamic political currents, put aside their cynical mentalité and thwart Vladimir Putin's plans to crush Syrian Islamist revolutionaries,” Anadolu News Agency quoted Mr. Fidan as saying on Sunday.
Fidan further added that in order to deal with the vast number of foreign Jihadists craving to travel to Syria, it is imperative that ISIS must set up a consulate or at least a political office in Istanbul. He underlined that it is Turkey’s firm belief to provide medical care for all injured people fleeing Russian ruthless airstrikes regardless of their political or religious affiliation.
Turkish intelligence chief: Putin's intervention in Syria is against Islam and international law, ISIS is a reality and we are optimistic about the future
You should say our goverment that is also a terrorist organisation use other terrorist.
originally posted by: TarzanBeta
a reply to: trollz
I don't understand the point of mentioning that this is illegal.
Isn't being a terrorist illegal? Seems obvious... But our own government sometimes uses terrorist organizations for their own agenda, so no surprise at all if a bunch of loonies with rifles decide to be pawns in the "bigger game".
originally posted by: jamespond
a reply to: trollz
Interesting to find out that Israeli law prohibits any type of communication with terrorists. This got me thinking, does that mean members of Israel's government aren't allowed to talk to each other? In all honesty they're the biggest terrorists of all!
originally posted by: Revolution9
a reply to: trollz
War is dirty. The British Government had an open channel with the IRA during "The Troubles" for many years. The IRA even blew the government up in the finish. What does this prove? It proves that baby steps are sometimes taken to prevent mistakes on all sides. Donald Trump actually informed Russia, who the U.S are engaging militarily on a proxy basis, before the recent bombing.
You are suffering a mild case of Anti-Semitism; this time hypnotized by Russia's propaganda and RT of all places. Don't be so naive; Russia are at utter odds with the U.S and Israel over Syria. They are "in it to win it" and will do everything in their power, including propagandizing and stirring up Anti-Semitism among Western Citizens. You hone in on Israel as if it is not allowed to play dirty like the rest of the world. That is the problem; discrimination on an extreme level, evidenced in your OP. You think that Israel is somehow a criminal mastermind like Arthur Conan Doyle's "Moriarty", behind all the evil that humans do. You are like Ezra Pound and utterly don't trust the Jews. You think there is a "conspiracy", in short. That's up to you, but I just want to point it out to you.
If Israel wants to survive in this rabid dog eat dog world it will have to get its hands as dirty as its enemies. Remember: All is fair in love and war (unfortunately).
Personally, I am a pacifist. I would not let babies and women die for my political beliefs. You people need to ask yourselves the same question: Would you? Obviously MOST people are willing to go that far to win what's never been won as the world is continually full to the brim will bloody corpses in the abattoir of sacrifice for "my way not yours".
You are misreading it somewhat. It is just your innocence and naivety perhaps that you are expecting all the factions to be behave like gentlemen playing a game of tennis.
Wow. Such condescending talk from someone throwing "anti-Semitism" like a weapon, yet not even understanding the term. Complete ignorance. What Israel does as a nation in it's military or political pursuits has nothing to due with Jewish people as a race. And then you try to drag Russian propaganda into the mix? Classic. But you're merely a "pacifist" hahaha.
The Times of Israel
Former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon on Saturday said the Islamic State terrorist group in the Syrian Golan Heights “apologized” for attacking an Israeli unit. “There was one case recently where Daesh opened fire and apologized,” Ya’alon said, using the terror group’s Arabic nickname. Israel and much of the Western world considers the Islamic State affiliate in the Syrian Golan Heights, known as the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army, to be a terrorist group. Communication with them is technically illegal under Israeli law, constituting contact with an enemy agent.
Ya’alon was speaking at an event in the northern city of Afula. He was interviewed on stage by Eli Levi, a Channel 10 news correspondent. Ya’alon’s officer refused to elaborate on how exactly the Islamic State expressed its apology to Israel after the attack. The IDF also declined to comment.