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A closer reading of the actual statements by U.S. officials to the New York Times, Associated Press, and other media paints a different picture. What is being discussed is not a “new terrorist group,” but rather a specialized cell that has gradually been established within, or on, the fringes of an already existing al-Qaeda franchise, the so-called Nusra Front. What this seems to be about is a jihadi cell consisting of veteran al-Qaeda members who have arrived to the Nusra Front in Syria from abroad, mainly via Iran, and who are in direct contact with al-Qaeda’s international leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, himself believed to be based in Pakistan.
originally posted by: chrismarco
a reply to: MystikMushroom
Just like any street gang one does not need to pay some organization to create a new militant organization.
Expect a dozen more groups to pop up as time goes on since there is no rules around forming these groups.
So some will say they are fabricated, some will embilish the tenacity of each group and some will be identified after the dsmage has been done. We can speculate all we want...
originally posted by: ElohimJD
The reason ISIS support is growing at such a rate is the fact they are already so far along prophetic fulfillment, it is hard for a Muslim to deny they might be who they think they are.