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Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that
the Islamic State (IS) terror group, which carried out
attacks in Paris that killed 132, is being financed by
40 countries around the globe, including some G-20
RT.com, online arm of the state-run Russia Today and
regarded as a mouthpiece of the Kremlin, quoted Putin
as saying that, "I provided examples based on our data
on the financing of different Islamic State
(IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) units by private individuals.
This money, as we have established, comes from
40 countries and, there are some of the G20 members
“Do you really not understand who is fighting in Syria?
They are mercenaries mostly. They are paid money.
Mercenaries fight for whichever side pays more.
So they (CIA) arm them and pay the certain amounts of
money and I even know what these amounts are
(what do you think really happened to that 500
million dollars Obama got to “arm and train”
They spent in paying the mercenaries)…Then they
occupy the oil fields, Iraq and Syria, and somebody
pays for the oil. Where are the sanctions on the parties
who are buying this oil? Do you believe the US does not
know who this is? Is it not their allies buying oil from
Have they no influence over their allies or do they not
wish to influence them? THEN WHY BOMB ISIS? In areas
where they started extracting oil and paying mercenaries
more, in those areas the rebels from “civilized” Syrian
opposition forces immediately joined “ISIS” because
they are paid more.” Vladamir Putin
Well , not being one to point fingers , I'm not going to play the blame game . But why TF are some of our own Western allies helping to establish a caliphate that will expand until when , and how far ?