The fact the Obama administration is leaving known ISIS training camps alone suggests the White House is protecting the terrorist group, according to presidential candidate Donald Trump.
“Well, you [as president] would knock the hell out of the training camps, that one’s a given, and it’s incredible we don’t do it [since] we know where they are,” he said on the Michael Savage Show. “It’s almost like, ‘are we protecting these people?’”
Trump is closer to the truth than he realizes; a secret U.S. government document obtained by Judicial Watch reveals the U.S. and other NATO nations deliberately backed al-Qaeda in Iraq, which morphed into ISIS, and other Islamic extremist groups to overthrow Syrian president Bashir al-Assad.
“The Salafist [sic], the Muslim Brotherhood and AQI [al-Qaeda in Iraq] are the major forces driving the insurgency in Syria,” the Pentagon document stated. “The West, Gulf countries, and Turkey support [this] opposition, while Russia, China and Iran ‘support the [Assad] regime.’”
ISIS grew directly out of al-Qaeda in Iraq when the latter gained territory in Syria in 2013, and is construct of US intelligence, trained and financed by the US and its allies (including Saudi Arabia, Turkey) has not been defeated, despite the cost and execution of Operation Enduring Freedom. On the contrary it has extended its grip throughout the Middle East. A report in Newsweek from February, 2015, called the bombing campaign against ISIS, “remarkably restrained”.
Global Research: Obama’s “Fake War” against the Islamic State (ISIS).