New York Times covers up US responsibility for ISIS surge in Libya

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‘In a lengthy article entitled “ISIS’ Grip on Libyan City Gives It a Fallback Option,” the New York Times last weekend provided a chilling account of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s rule over the city of Sirte (also known as Surt) on Libya’s Mediterranean coast.

Thousands of foreign fighters have flooded into the area, with the Islamist militia having established control over 150 miles of the Mediterranean coastline and moving to seize “strategic crossroads, vital oil terminals and oil fields south of the city.”

“The group carried out four crucifixions in August,” the Times reports. It adds, “Last month the group held its first two public beheadings, killing two men accused of sorcery…”‘

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