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Obama would like to paint Russia as the bad guys in our world, but as we at LibertyNEWS have explained countless times, U.S. policy has created evil for years on end. Putin is exactly right in saying Obama created ISIS.
originally posted by: markosity1973
a reply to: Ophiuchus 13
Ukraine = BAD Mr Putin, very BAD. He stirred up that war because of US mutterings of putting a NATO base there. He showed Europe that if you poke the Russian bear it gets angry and will attack.
Syria = good Mr Putin, GOOD. (Well so far anyway) He has come to fix the mess Obama made. We have been lied to from day one over US intentions there and exactly how bad Assad is. He's no angel, but he is not a blood lust dictator either.
It appears -- even now -- that Saudi Arabia's ruling elite is divided. Some applaud that ISIS is fighting Iranian Shiite "fire" with Sunni "fire"; that a new Sunni state is taking shape at the very heart of what they regard as a historical Sunni patrimony; and they are drawn by Da'ish's strict Salafist ideology.
The civil war in Syria, whose Alawite regime Saudi Arabia's Sunny monarchy has long plotted against, and the prospect of a war with Shiite Iran over its reported drive to acquire nuclear weapons, preoccupy Riyadh while, Abdallah, Canute-like, strives to keep the democratic wave from breaking on its shores.
A WikiLeaks released memo from the United States Secretary of State sent in 2009 asserted that the primary source of funding of Sunni terrorist groups worldwide was Saudi Arabia.
The group originated as Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad in 1999, which pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda in 2004. T
In October 2004, al-Zarqawi swore loyalty to Osama bin Laden and changed the group's name to Tanẓīm Qāʻidat al-Jihād fī Bilād al-Rāfidayn, "The Organisation of Jihad's Base in Mesopotamia", commonly known as al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI). Although the group has never called itself al-Qaeda in Iraq, this has been its informal name over the years.