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US Reluctantly Admits Al-Qaeda & Al-Nusra Are The Same

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook has begrudgingly admitted that terrorist groups Al-Qaeda and Al-Nusra are one and the same. In reply to persistent questions from reporters at a Pentagon press briefing, as to whether the two terrorist groups that are being targeted by the U.S. are somehow distinct from one another, Cook gave up and said: “Yeah, ok, ok! Al-Nusra and Al-Qaeda are one and the same! There I said it.” Russia Insider reports: Well what do you know. When the present Syria ceasefire (which now hangs by a thread) was being first arranged in Geneva in February the talks dragged on because United States’ John Kerry was trying to get the Russians to agree they would not target Al-Nusra during the ceasefire (albeit the US itself formally insisted Al-Nusra was a terrorist organization). Yet now it is the US which is taking credit for a strike that took out 22 Al-Nusra and Jund al-Aqsa members including Nusra’s spokesperson Radwan Nammou or Abu Firas Al Suri: Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said the US military conducted an air raid on a meeting of officials of Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front on Sunday in northeast Syria, targeting Abu Firas al-Suri and other leaders. According to the […] Your News Wire

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