McCain: “Everyone on the National Security Team Recommended Arming ISIS”

Aaron Nelson (TheAntiMedia) | September 10, 2014

John McCain recently appeared on the corporate news to discuss ISIS with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren. The words that came out of his mouth were so shocking, I had to hit play a dozen times for it to fully sink in. Watch the clip below:

“Hillary Clinton has described already the meeting in the White House over 2 years ago, everyone on the National Security Team recommended arming ISIS.”

Uhhh… Freudian slip? Wait, does this mean there is little difference between the Syrian rebels and ISIS in John McCain’s mind?

If you were one of the millions of Americans warning against the arming of Syrian rebels last year, then yes, there is little difference between the two, and you probably already blame the U.S. for creating this mess.
Are these the Syrian rebels (ISIS) McCain faulted Obama for not arming?.
Did he mean to say Syrian rebels? Maybe he meant the Free Syrian Army? Either way, what McCain said next is where things got really weird. According to John McCain, what went wrong with the ‘plan to arm ISIS’ in Syria is that Obama turned it down.

So let’s assume McCain made an honest mistake and meant to say ‘Syrian rebels‘. Well, that statement would simply not be true. Obama is still funding, arming, and training the Syrian rebels. I mean come on now, what reality is John McCain living in? Is he really so detached, or is there more to this picture than meets the eye?

‘The President, by himself turned it down, just like by himself, he decided not to strike Syria after he said that they’d crossed the red line,” explained McCain.

Dick Cheney was also caught on Fox News accidentally admitting that “One of the things we have going for us now” is a 58% rise in Jihadist organizations.

Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney was recently on Fox News and point blank admitted, “We helped build ISIS.” The audience of Fox certainly doesn’t give a damn if we helped build or arm ISIS, so it’s interesting this has been the corporate media outlet of choice to let this information out. The only thing that matters to their audience, thanks to their exposure to more than a decade of war propaganda, is seeing the entire region bombed for peace until everyone who looks like a terrorist is eliminated.

Two questions:

1) Would ISIS be the military power that it is today without the U.S invasion of Iraq, toppling of Saddam’s government, and arming of the Iraqi military with weapons now in possession of ISIS?

2) Would ISIS be the military power that it is today without the U.S. funding, training, and arming the Syrian rebels with weapons now in possession of ISIS?

President Obama and John McCain are both guilty of associating with and arming Al Qaeda. The awful U.S. foreign policy decisions over the last decade in Iraq, Libya, and Syria have led to the creation of ISIS. Sure, they don’t like to come right out and admit it… But, it’s true.

It’s always nice when one of these sociopaths accidentally comes right out and says what many of us already believe to be the truth. Sorry America. More than any other country, the United States is responsible for the creation of ISIS.

Mistake or not, have fun with this one. The truth is stranger than fiction and somehow McCain just stated the U.S. wanted to arm ISIS.

Related: Council on Foreign Relations: Syrian Rebels Need Al-Qaeda Now