Saudis Admit Creating Islamic State

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A recent story by the Financial Times confirms something many of us have known for years — Daesh, aka the Islamic State, was created in part by the Saudis.

by Kurt Nimmo

According to the late Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, IS was cobbled together in response to the Shia government in Iraq following the US invasion of the country and the execution of Saddam Hussein (who got his start as a CIA operative).

Daesh is our [Sunni] response to your support for the Da’wa,” the Shia Islamist ruling party of Iraq, al-Faisal told US Secretary of State John Kerry, according to the newspaper.

The FT story, however, ignores the fact the Saudis collaborated with the CIA and Pakistani intelligence to create the progenitor of the Islamic State, the “Afghan Arabs” that would become al-Qaeda.

Other factions of the CIA organized and Saudi funded Mujahideen coalesced…

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