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“ISIL is advised by 2 retired US generals” : Analyst


The ISIL Takfiri terrorist group has been created by the US and is being advised by two retired American generals, said a political analyst.

“ISIS (ISIL) is a creation of the American government, ISIS is funded by the United States, by Israel, by Saudi Arabia, ISIS is advised by two retired American generals, ISIS is supplied by the UK and the USA,” James Henry Fetzer told Press TV on Monday. “In Washington D.C., ISIS is known as John McCain’s army.”

He made the remarks when asked about the ex-CIA chief’s warning that ISIL can soon execute 9/11-style attacks in the US.

“If we don’t get ISIS under control, we’re going to see that kind of attack,” the former head of the US-spy agency Michael Morell told USA TODAY, referring to the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Fetzer said this “is another indication of the insane depths of propaganda, deceit and deception being propagated by the American government.”

“This is one more effort on the part of the American government to deceive and mislead the American people”.

He cited a report issued on October 3, 2012 by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, saying it showed that “there are no domestic terrorists” in the US.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Fetzer pointed to a report by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh about the death of Osama bin Laden, saying he “had already died in Afghanistan on 15 December 2001, ten years earlier,” than the official story of his death by US officials.

In an article published on the London Review of Books website on Sunday, Hersh wrote that high-level lying “remains the modus operandi of US policy, along with secret prisons, drone attacks, Special Forces night raids, bypassing the chain of command, and cutting out those who might say no.”

Citing a retired senior US intelligence official, the journalist explained that how the killing of bin Laden was the “high point of Obama’s first term, and a major factor in his re-election.”

Fetzer said bin Laden “can’t have died twice,” adding “this is simply absurd. The American government is playing games with the American people. You cannot believe what you are being told”.

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