by Jerry Alatalo
What does it say about United States foreign policy in the Middle East when it has a hard time recruiting ‘moderate’ rebels to fight ISIS? According to recent reports, while the Pentagon had plans to train 5,400 rebels per year, less than 100 volunteers have stepped forward. Scott Bennett, the former counter-terrorism finance analyst who wants to testify before committees of the Senate and House of Representatives about Swiss bank accounts funding ISIS, believes nobody in the Middle East is going to fight for the United States.
In an interview by Press TV, Mr. Bennett shares his view that U.S. policy of intervention in the Middle East has cost trillions of dollars, unimaginable loss of life through war and bloodshed, and ruination of the United States’ reputation around the world. His recommended course for eliminating ISIS is U.S. coöperation with Syria, Iran, China, Russia and…
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