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Experts debate whether or not the al-Qaeda attacks were blowback from the American CIA's "Operation Cyclone" program to help the Afghan mujahideen. Robin Cook, British Foreign Secretary from 1997 to 2001, has written that al-Qaeda and bin Laden were "a product of a monumental miscalculation by western security agencies", and that "Al-Qaida, literally 'the database', was originally the computer file of the thousands of mujahideen who were recruited and trained with help from the CIA to defeat the Russians
Pentagon loses track of $500 million in weapons, equipment given to Yemen
Just last year it was reported that the US State Department had been sending in fleets of specifically Toyota-brand trucks into Syria to whom they claimed was the “Free Syrian Army.”
Revenues from oil smuggling are a key part of IS financing.
I guess Germany didn't really beat them in WW1 since technically the Russian army deserted.
Iraq Arrests ISIS Advisors, US And Israelis Held
TEHRAN – Iraqi Special Forces said they have arrested several ISIL’s foreign military advisors, including American, Israeli and Arab nationals in an operation in Mosul in the Northern parts of the country.
The Iraqi forces said they have retrieved four foreign passports, including those that belonged to American and Israeli nationals and one that belonged to the national of a Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member-state, from ISIL’s military advisors.
The foreign advisors were arrested in a military operation in Tal Abta desert near Mosul city.
Yah, just because US TOW anti tank missile launchers appear in Syrian insurgents hands… doesn't mean "Assad must go".
Iraq Arrests ISIS Advisors, US and Israelis Held
By GPD on March 8, 2015
Busted: Mossad and CIA Contractors Held
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