[Marxism] Three reasons why Turkey misunderstands ISIS - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Jeff meisner at xs4all.nl
Thu Jun 19 10:32:34 MDT 2014


On Thu, June 19, 2014 16:35, Shane Mage via Marxism wrote:
>>
>> That the CIA might have inadvertently trained some ISIS fighters in
>> Jordan
>
> "Inadvertent?"

Yes, inadvertent. I find that Clay chooses his words carefully, and that's
exactly what he meant and he knows what he's talking about.

By way of illustration, here is another example of non-lethal aid by the
US and UK which might have inadvertently fallen into the "wrong" hands, in
this case not to jihadists but to mainstream Islamic revolutionaries in
Syria. And then note the prompt action they took.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-25331241

- Jeff







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