The US wants to attack Raqqa. They’ve been preparing for an attack. Turkey has been problematic in this attack plan due to the FACT, yes the fact, they are not interested in having a destabilizing terror state on their southern border called Rojova.
- So, an external ISIS attack on 'the west' ???
- Excuse for desired attack on Raqqa
- It would enable the US/NATO/Israel to get around the troubles with Turkey..
- Get the masses on board. Fear is such an effective motivator- Irrational fearful masses are elite malleable.
-Advance the remake the middle east /north africa agenda
How is the west defined in the news? Of course, it isn't.
Obviously this narrative makes me suspicious- It reads like a set up for some impending plot
The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) is plotting “external” attacks against the West from the Syrian city of Raqqa, according to the commander of the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.
"We know they’re up to something, and it’s an external plot,” Townsend told reporters at the Pentagon, speaking from Baghdad, AP reported. “We know this plot-and-planning is emanating from Raqqa. We think we’ve got to get to Raqqa pretty soon,” said Townsend, declining to give a specific timeline.
Warning of ISIS Plots Against West, U.S. Plans Assault on Raqqa
The fight to retake Raqqa, the Syrian city that serves as the capital of the Islamic State, must begin soon — within weeks — to disrupt planning believed to be underway there to stage terrorist attacks on the West, senior Defense Department and military officials said on Wednesday.Sweeping aside objections from a long time ally? Of course.
Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top American military commander in Iraq, declined to name a specific threat against Western targets emanating from Raqqa, but described a “sense of urgency.” He said it was imperative that operations to isolate the city begin soon to prevent attacks on the West that could be launched or planned from the militants’ capital.
In announcing that the fight to retake Raqqa is imminent, American officials are sweeping aside objections from Turkey
If an attack takes place ‘in the west’???
Watch for Turkey to get spin doctored, to the masses, for allegedly impeding the desired attack on Raqqa and causing/allowing the terror attack. Bad Turkey. That presentation will be promoted so the campaign of remaking the middle east can move into Turkey...
Updated because I had wanted to relink: