Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Thu 06/17/2021 View Wed 06/16/2021 View Tue 06/15/2021 View Mon 06/14/2021 View Sun 06/13/2021 View Sat 06/12/2021 View Fri 06/11/2021
2021-06-17 Africa Subsaharan
UN finds no evidence of Islamic State control over Congo militia
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-06-17 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10804 views ]  Top
 File under: Devout Moslems 

#1 And if you can't believe the UN, WHO can you believe?
Posted by Bobby 2021-06-17 07:32||   2021-06-17 07:32|| Front Page Top

#2 My thought *exactly*, Bobby. Right down to the capitalization!
Hey, is Hans Blix still working for the UN?
Posted by SteveS 2021-06-17 16:37||   2021-06-17 16:37|| Front Page Top

#3 Well, that settles it.

It's an Islamic State militia!
Posted by Rob Crawford 2021-06-17 17:49||   2021-06-17 17:49|| Front Page Top

#4 Prominent in the Wilayat Wasat Ifriqiya, or Central African wilayah are the two wings of ISIS-DRC and ISIS-Mozambique, as identified by the CIA. ISIS-DRC, led by Musa Seka Baluku, styles itself as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) of Congo to escape the islamist tag.
Posted by Dron66046 2021-06-17 23:05||   2021-06-17 23:05|| Front Page Top

#5  these bombs were used for "tactical, offensive, defensive and harassment purposes rather than as a terrorist tool

Have you ever read a more fcuked statement?
Posted by Dron66046 2021-06-17 23:08||   2021-06-17 23:08|| Front Page Top

#6  styles itself as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) of Congo to escape the islamist tag.

I agree that they are definitely Islamist, Dron. I just am not aware of a functional connection with ISIS — cross-training with other ISIS groups, for instance — beyond a merely sentimental attachment in order to more effectively terrorize the unbelievers. There are apparently over 100 such groups in the region, many of them jihadi without being formally connected to anything more than the idea of their entitlement to pillage, plunder, and rape for the greater glory of Allah and the Ummah... and not working for a living, of course.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-06-17 23:19||   2021-06-17 23:19|| Front Page Top

#7 Langley identified 'em as ISIS, TW, long before some islamophile in the UN decided to arrange for ease of mobility for daesh chapters with their 'report'.

US Department of State on ISIS affiliates

ISIS-DRC, also known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and Madina at Tauheed Wau Mujahedeen, among other names, is responsible for many attacks across North Kivu and Ituri Provinces in eastern DRC. Under the leadership of Seka Musa Baluku, ISIS-DRC has been notorious in this region for its brutal violence against Congolese citizens and regional military forces, with attacks killing over 849 civilians in 2020 alone, according to United Nations reporting on the ADF.

Posted by Dron66046 2021-06-17 23:46||   2021-06-17 23:46|| Front Page Top

#8 Thank you, Dron. Now we know. :-)
Posted by trailing wife 2021-06-17 23:48||   2021-06-17 23:48|| Front Page Top

23:59 Grereting Glurong4843
23:48 trailing wife
23:46 Dron66046
23:30 trailing wife
23:19 trailing wife
23:16 Dron66046
23:12 Dron66046
23:08 Dron66046
23:05 Dron66046
22:52 Dron66046
22:42 Dron66046
22:41 Dron66046
22:39 Squinty Phonter3092
22:31 Dron66046
22:26 Dron66046
22:25 Squinty Phonter3092
22:17 Count Galeazzo Ghibelline6783
22:17 Grunter
22:11 Skidmark
22:09 M. Murcek
22:08 Rambler in Virginia
22:05 trailing wife
21:51 Skidmark
21:33 Phasing Dingle9449

Search WWW Search