Administration officials call ISIS the biggest threat we have ever encountered. It doesn’t help that jihadist elements in Syria have been armed and trained by the U.S. and that ISIS has helped itself to U.S. arms in Iraq. Predictably, though, U.S. interventionists and warmongers think sending more arms to the region is the answer.
But there are regional interests that can act as natural counters to ISIS. This week on the Podcast Ron Paul and Charles Goyette discuss America’s senseless entanglement in an ancient religious schism and describe ISIS as more blow-back for a failed U.S. foreign policy.