“The lords of war in Washington continue in this way their politics of death. Whoever wants real peace has the responsibility to unmask them and stop them. Whoever wants peace must support the Syria of Assad.”“Califfati made in USA,” Forza Nuova, May 26, 2015, http://www.radiofn.eu/?p=2050#sthash.2PgewjUy.dpuf.
“I think sending our men to fight in Syria was the right decision… Al-Qaida has had a lot of practice in street fighting. If our guys hadn’t gotten the experience in Syria, al-Qaida and ISIS could have taken Baghdad.”“The Fearsome Iraqi Militia Vowing to Vanquish ISIS,” BBC, July 7, 2014, http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28199741.
Armed militias in Iraq are “fully prepared to respond to any strike on Syria by attacking the interests of the countries that participate in this strike, including the United States.”Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Adam Schreck, “Iraqi officials, militants warn of threat to US,” Associated Press, September 6, 2013, http://bigstory.ap.org/article/iraqi-officials-militants-warn-threat-us.