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US uses terrorist groups against its adversaries


There is mounting evidence that the United States uses and supports terrorist groups to attack its political adversaries across the world, a journalist in Missouri tells Press TV.

“This is part of a pattern that the United States and its allies in Israel and the city of London back these terrorists against their enemies,” said Dean Henderson, an author and columnist at Veterans Today.

“They’ve used them all over the world against their political enemies and they use them right now in the Middle East with ISIS or ISIL,” Henderson told Press TV on Sunday.

The ISIL terrorists, who were initially trained by the CIA in Jordan in 2012 to destabilize the Syrian government, now control large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria.

According to a new report, the CIA was notified that a notorious terrorist group was planning a big operation in Iran before it happened in 2007.

The New York Times reports that a CIA officer roaming through the spy agency’s files came across an intelligence report, filed ahead of the bombing, that had warned “something big” was about to happen in Iran.

The CIA officer, who had found the file, became increasingly concerned and began consulting agency lawyers on the matter, who then concluded that using informants to gather intelligence about terrorist attacks ahead of time would only suggest “tacit American support” for such operations inside Iran.

More surprisingly, American officials persisted with their relationships with their informants even when the Jundallah terrorist group’s attacks killed Iranian civilians or when the State Department designated it a terrorist organization. US officials repeatedly denied any connection to the terrorist group.

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