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US policies can result in next World War: American journalist


Washington’s policies can “explode the entire Middle East” and can “result in the next World War,” an American political commentator in Los Angeles says.

In an interview with Press TV on Monday, James Morris, editor of, said US military interventions in other countries, including the 2003 invasion of Iraq, have created brutal terrorist groups like ISIL.

ISIL “is the result of the failed US invasion of Iraq,” Morris said.

He argued that former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein had been successful in curtailing al-Qaeda militants in Iraq, which later formed ISIL, adding that after the US overthrow of Saddam, however, those terrorists were able to emerge once again.

US intelligence and military officials have been warning that “its American intervention in Arab-Muslim world including Iraq, Yemen and elsewhere that result in such terrorism,” Morris noted.

Morris stated that war hawks in the US, like Senator John McCain, who is a “mouthpiece” of neoconservatives and the pro-Israel lobby in the US, have ignored those warnings and are only concerned about Israel’s interests.

He also said ISIL is pursuing a Zionist agenda that was set out in 1980s by a fanatic Israeli strategist Oded Yinon who had envisaged the breakup of the Middle East nations that are not supportive of Israel’s expansionistic, imperial agenda.

The growing threat of ISIL terrorist group is increasingly causing fear among some US lawmakers that many ISIL militants can enter the US undetected.

“They are one plane ticket away from US shores,” US Representative Mike Rogers said Sunday.”

The Michigan Republican also called on Obama to engage in a more “robust campaign” against the Takfiri militants in Syria.

ISIL, also known as ISIS or IS, controls large parts of Syria’s northern territory. The savage group sent its fighters into neighboring Iraq in June, quickly seizing large swaths of territory straddling the border between the two countries.

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