AS DAESH LOSES GROUND
WILL THE POST-GAME BE WON ?
Publish Date: 28 June 2016
Revised: 8 July 2016
The self-proclaimed Islamic Califate is now finally under effective military pressure. A new REUTERS article reports cracks in Daesh as combat on multiple fronts, unopposed air attacks and lack of military resources take their toll. The US appears to be acquiescing to Russia's demands to support Assad and adjusting their plans by concentrating more on Iraq.
Assuming that Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Iran, the USA, Russia, the Kurds, and the other involved Middle Eastern and Western nations keep at it, organized Daesh open combat days will be numbered. Indeed, considering how long the list of Daesh opponents is, it is surprising how resilient this evil cult is. The chaos in the region following the Arab spring no doubt aided in their initially rapid expansion.
What will happen when Daesh is defeated in the field and removed from its former strongholds? For one thing, the mass immigration of refugees from the region into Europe and those refugees who did not get that far (who remain primarily in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan) will presumably be returned.
In the mean time, multiple bombings such as has occurred in Baghdad by Daesh terror cells will increase.
(Continued below) BELOW: NEW YORK TIMES 3 July 2016 Baghdad bombing video
ABOVE: As in CHARLIE WILSON's WAR:
Will the POST-GAME with DAESH be messed up as happened in Afghanistan?
ISIS European activity. Click image for article.
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There is a very sinister element to prepare for. The videos and reports we are all familiar with clearly show that there is a disproportionately high percentage of men to women and children in the crowds of refugees. Within these masses of people and within Muslim populations already in Europe, are ten of thousands of young and middle-aged men who deserted their countries as Daesh raped and pillaged the land. There are numerous proven reports of Muslim women fighters from various groups who did not leave their countries but whose men folk left. These cowards left their women behind to fend for themselves - and they did!
What should be done with the Imams and Muslim followers who have blatantly waved ISIS flags in the Capitals of Europe? SPEAROFATHENA predicts that their political activism will drop just as a bully shrinks away when confronted by a superior force. But SLEEPER CELLS will remain. Should not their leaders be rounded up and charged with crimes against humanity as co-conspirators of Daesh?
There is a growing backlash in Europe against the Muslim population that is going to get worse before it gets better, if ever. BREXIT and other potential EU Exit movements are not only due to failings in the EU dream, but undoubtedly have been brought more forward due to Muslim / Christian tensions.
What is to happen with the former Syrian, Iraqi, and related borders (such as Kurdistan)?
We hope the political planners are thinking about these issues. The war with Daesh is going to evolve into its next POST-GAME phase, i.e. the establishment of (possibly) new national borders and governments. Given the history of the area, a whole new war is possible. How will the US and Russia deal with this?
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