The Hidden Powers Behind the Islamic State

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29/01/2015 by Don Quijones

In the following interview with the Real News Network investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed gives specific examples of how Saudi, Qatari, American and British interests have supported the group formerly known as ISIS, and what the global community can do now to reign them in. According to Ahmed — formerly of The Guardian (until he was sacked a few months ago for writing an article on Israel that cut just a little too close to the bone) — the first thing we in the West need to do is acknowledge the central role many of our governments have played in fomenting the rise of Islamic extremism and terrorism in the Middle East, North Africa and far beyond.

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