Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Rebels of the Sudan Liberation Movement Army led by Abdul Wahid, North Darfur, February 2015
Source: Adriane Ohanesian, New Yorker
Israel News Talk Radio – Beyond the Matrix aired a program December 6, 2016 – Sudan: Rise of an Islamic Caliphate with guest, New English Review (NER) senior editor, Jerry Gordon, with Hosts Ira Michaelson in Jerusalem and Rod Bryant in Houston, Texas. The program airs weekly each Tuesday.
LISTEN to the podcast. Here is a comment on the broadcast from a European listener:
Wonderful explanation of the situation in Sudan, which very few people follow because they all think that it is an internal African problem. You really did your research.
The program presented the background and findings from a December NER article, SITREP: Could Sudan be the Cornerstone of the Caliphate in Africa? co-authored by Lt. Gen. Abakar M. Abdallah, Chairman of the Sudan United Movement (SUM), Jerry Gordon and Deborah Martin. Dr. Walid Phares, Middle East Affairs advisor to President- elect Trump speaking with Nuba émigrés in Washington just after the Presidential election identified this threat. Eric Reeves of Amnesty International in a Sudan Tribune article, November 15, 2016 wrote:
Phares said America under the leadership of Donald Trump would not tolerate what he called abuses practiced by the Khartoum government against its own citizens. Furthermore, he added that there is no reason why the United States and its European allies should lift the economic sanctions on Bashir’s regime established in 1997 in light of the continued violations in Sudan. Moreover, Phares indicated that they will work with the international community during the first hundred days to end the crisis in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
President Bashir of Sudan was hoping that Hillary Clinton might have won the election as US President, but was upended by Trump’s electoral victory. The problem that the incoming Trump Administration faces is that President Bashir is mobilizing an enormous Jihad army poised to perpetrate the final destruction of resistance forces in both the Darfur and South Kordofan regions of the Sudan. The fighting season in the Sudan has begun. Bashir and his National Congress Party (NCP)-led government have already unleashed attacks on November 24, 2016 in the Nuba region of South Kordofan, a prelude to conquering the area.
The NER article noted the nefarious agenda of indicted war criminal, Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir:
…to cleanse Darfur in Western Sudan and the Nuba Mountain regions of African tribes for resettlement by the families of the Orwellian-named “Peace Force," formerly the Janjaweed, composed of foreign mercenaries, and then to exploit precious metals resources in the Nuba Mountains and Jebel Amir gold mines in North Darfur. The Khartoum regime ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Darfurians in the Jebel Marra region was described in detail by Gen. Abdallah in our November 2016 New English Review interview with him, “Only Regime Change Can Stop Sudan’s Genocide.” The corrupt Islamist regime of indicted war criminal President Omar Bashir is seeking, with Arab countries financing and support, to create a massive Jihad army. He will soon launch a campaign to create by armed force a Caliphate across sub Sahara Africa ruled under Islamic Sharia law.
The Israel News Talk Radio - Beyond the Matrix discussion addressed the switch of allegiances from the decades long relationship between Khartoum and terrorism sponsor Tehran to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Gulf Emirates. The latter are involved in the war against the Houthi Shia rebels in Yemen, who Bashir had previously supported. That switch was funded by billions of dollars from Saudi Arabia including military grants of $5 billion dollars to support the more than 6,000 Sudan troops who are the boots on the ground in Yemen. Then there were several billions from Saudi Arabia underwriting joint projects exploiting the vast mineral deposits in the Red Sea, as well as the gold reserves in both Darfur and the Nuba Mountains.
We also raised the questionable position of the Obama Administration towards the Bashir regime. We noted the irony of the Administration seeking counterterrorism intelligence from the very regime sponsoring state terrorism training and support in the region. There were the questionable attempts by US Special Envoy Donald Booth entreating Darfurian resistance groups to engage in peace discussions with Bashir. That was dismissed by Abdul Wahid, the exiled leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement Army.
The discussion also drew attention to the history of Islamic Caliphates in Sudan with the rise in the 1880’s of the charismatic Mahdi uniting over 128 Sufi sects and the joint Egyptian British campaign, chronicled by young Sir Winston Churchill in The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of Sudan. It culminated in the defeat of the Mahdi’s forces at the Battle of Omdurman in 1898. We noted the parallels between the Mahdi and Bashir, both calling for war against the kuffar, infidels, and the Abiid, black skinned African considered slaves.
General Abdel Azziz Adam el Hillu, commander of the forces of the SPLA- North in the Nuba Mountains
“President Obama: This is like the Rwanda Genocide”
Interview with Deborah Martin on the Nuba Genocide Campaign
In preparation for the broadcast, Gordon interviewed co-author Deborah Martin about her more than 35-year background in Sudan. She speaks about the previous genocidal campaign in 2012 and current situation in the Nuba Mountains with the launch of a land war campaign by President Bashir’s 25,000 men Peace Force.
Gordon: How did you get involved in Sudan and meet the leaders of the resistance?
Posted on 12/07/2016 5:59 PM by Jerry Gordon and Deborah Martin
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