U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Head: “It Was A Willful Decision [By America] To” “Support An Insurgency That Had Salafists, Al Qaeda And The Muslim Brotherhood”

An internal Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) document produced recently shows that the U.S. knew that the actions of “the West, Gulf countries and Turkey” in Syria might create a terrorist group like ISIS and an Islamic caliphate.

While the powers-that-be have tried to downplay the significance of the document, the former head of the DIA – Lieutenant General Michael Flynn – just confirmed its importance.

By any measure, Flynn was a top-level American military commander. Flynn served as:

  • The Director of the U.S. Intelligence Agency
  • The Director of intelligence for Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), the main military agency responsible for targeting Al-Qaeda and other Islamic terrorists
  • The Commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
  • The Chair of the Military Intelligence Board
  • Assistant director of national intelligence

Flynn confirmed the authenticity of the document in a new interview, and said:

[Interviewer] So the administration turned a blind eye to your analysis?

[Flynn] I don’t know that they turned a blind eye, I think it was a decision. I think it was a willful decision.

[Interviewer] A willful decision to support an insurgency that had Salafists, Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood?

[Flynn] It was a willful decision to do what they’re doing.

Background here.

Postscript: We did the same thing in Libya.

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  • SausageAway

    American foreign policy in the middle east is completely insane, a sham, in disarray, a failure, a complete and utter unmitigated disaster.

    Repeating the same behaviour expecting a different outcome is the classic definition of madness.

    Start to hold those developing, fostering and spreading this madness to account and just maybe the US can regain some sanity.

  • Robert Barsocchini

    He also adds in regards to the Salafist groups, which he admits the US was aiding, and knowledge of them: “I will tell you, it goes before 2012 … While we were still in Iraq … it was very clear what we were going to face. Very clear what we were going to face.”

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  • IsReal

    The American people don’t care.

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  • j.hendricks

    the Media, well trained effective propaganda, or rhetoric of intimidation. fix this phenomena and things will eventually improve.