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Iran Doubts the US’s Intention to Obliterate Islamic State

The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is on record stating, “We have serious doubts that the US’s intention is to obliterate (Islamic State).” A spokeswoman from Iran’s foreign ministry echoed this argument, stating, “The pronounced goals of this coalition in the fight against terrorism are inconsistent with certain past and present deeds of its main…… Continue reading Iran Doubts the US’s Intention to Obliterate Islamic State

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U.S. Trained and Aided Islamic State Rebels, According to Washington Post Author

Souad Mekhennet, co-author of “The Eternal Nazi” and visiting fellow at Harvard, Johns Hopkins and the Geneva Centre for Security policy, claims that the U.S. government trained the Islamic State rebels who they are now bombing in Iraq. According to Mekhennet, rebels that the US government trained when trying to topple Syrian president Bashar al Assad have joined the Islamic State.…… Continue reading U.S. Trained and Aided Islamic State Rebels, According to Washington Post Author