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Delo - Slovenia | Thursday, September 18, 2014

The US itself conjured up the IS specter

The US has carried out more than 160 airstrikes since August against the jihadist Islamic State's positions in Iraq. But the advance of the terrorist militia is also a result of US foreign policy, the left-liberal daily Delo points out: "The consequences of the US's foreign policy are the collapse of Iraq, the brutal civil war in Syria, the Arab revolutions and counter-revolutions, the socio-economic tragedies in the region, the crusade against Islam in the name of the fight against terrorism, the forced conflict between the Sunnis and Shiites. And also the redrawing of the regional map. ... The fact that big companies, countries, the military and ethnic groups dominate the struggle for energy sources and above all water is the main driving force behind modern conflicts."

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