August 24, 2014

The Powers Behind The Islamic State (Follow The Money)

Title: The Powers Behind The Islamic State. Source: The Real News. Date Published: August 24, 2014. Description:
Investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed gives specific examples of how Saudi, Qatari, and American interests have supported the group formerly known as ISIS, and what the global community can do now to reign them in
Excerpt from the interview:
"And what makes it more murky is how these groups really became as kind of virulent and kind of influential as they have, which is really the kind of--you know, you follow the money. And you follow the money, we're looking at the involvement of the Gulf states, which have really empowered these groups over time and increased their ability to operate."

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