Gen. Wesley Clark: “ISIS Got Started With Funding From Our Closest Allies”
Far from a spontaneously-arising root-of-all-evil organization, at least according to General Wesley Clark, ISIS was created and funded by our “closest allies.” As the General said: “ISIS got started through funding from our friends and allies… to fight to the death against Hezbollah.” Which friends and allies, he did not say. But he did suggest that it has become a “Frankenstein monster.” Read more.
Phi Beta Iota: Saudi Arabia is the principal funder, and CIA has done training and also provided arms. Israel and the neo-conservatives are severely exaggerating the ISIS threat, and of course the military-industrial-congressional complex (MICC) is eager to treat ISIS as the poster child for the new world war against Islam.