Skip to comments.ISIS advance in Iraq forces Gulf donors to rethink their patronage
Posted on 06/18/2014 2:21:31 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
ISISs military success appears likely to attract new support to its cause, even from former critics who want to back a winner. Yet that very military success and the spoils that it brought to ISIS and its Sunni allies in Iraq makes the group less dependent on outside sponsors and ultimately harder to control.
Whatever the nuances of Gulf funding of Syrian fighters, Iraqs Shiite-dominated government is ready to believe the worst. In a strongly worded statement, Iraqs cabinet accused Saudi Arabia of supporting ISIS and other groups in Iraq and said the Saudi government should be held responsible for the dangerous crimes committed by these terrorist groups.
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On the plus side...it is moozlums killing moozlums.
How much did the bin laden ‘destruction’ family donate to their cause?
Will they get a chance to build a library for Obama?
Iraq no longer exists
“Oh Noes” x 10 —
Absolutely astonishing that the crack White House press corp has never asked Obama who is financing this barbaric Sunni offensive. It is clear that the funding comes from Saudi Arabia. That is the country that 15 of the 19 9/11 terrorists called home. The Saudis hope to create an Arabic speaking Sunni confederation composed of large parts of Syria and Iraq to confront Iran. Our “ally” and “great friend” has always looked out to preserve the status of the hypocritical ruling royals and treats the US as it would a useful idiot.
Feed a dog and he won't bite you. Feed a mad dog and he will. I have precisely zero sympathy for any of the donors who get burned.