Tuesday, August 11, 2015

US ex-intelligence chief on ISIS rise: It was 'a willful Washington decision'

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn. © Gary Cameron / Reuters                                                                                                                                                       US didn’t interfere with the rise of anti-government jihadist groups in Syria that finally degenerated into Islamic State, claims the former head of America’s Defense Intelligence Agency, backing a secret 2012 memo predicting their rise.
Islamic State

An interview with retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), given to Al Jazeera’s Mehdi Hasan, confirms earlier suspicions that Washington was monitoring jihadist groups emerging as opposition in Syria.       >Complete report<

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