Sunday, November 15, 2015

Polarize and Conquer – How the Paris Attacks Benefit ISIS and the Western Military Industrial Complex

Often there is a quick rush to judgement after tragic events such as the Paris attacks, with accompanying knee-jerk reactions, as people are rapidly caught up in a frenzy of emotion and nationalistic pride that can lead to disastrous consequences. This can be clearly seen in the statements made by French president Hollande who said,
           To all those who have seen these awful things, I want to say we are
                going to lead a war which will be pitiless.
This artificially created divide serves both the interests of the military industrial complex, and Islamic fundamentalists. It helps the Western alliance maintain an excuse for bloated military and intelligence spending and non-stop war footing. All the while, ISIS benefits by gaining new recruits, as persecuted moderate Muslims are pushed towards an extremist worldview.
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