FLASHBACK - Biden Admits the Origin of ISIS | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


FLASHBACK - Biden Admits the Origin of ISIS

US Vice President Joe Biden has made the latest in a series of chastening apologies, after the United Arab Emirates expressed “astonishment” at his Thursday remarks. Biden called US allies “the biggest problem” in fighting terrorism in the Middle East.

“The UAE’s counter-terrorism approach reflects a pioneering national commitment that recognises the extent of the danger posed by terrorism to the region and to its people,” said Gargash in a press release.

The assertions were in stark contrast to the incendiary remarks Biden uttered in an unguarded moment during a Q&A at Harvard University on Thursday, in which the official accused the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey of inciting radical Sunni elements to raise their weapons against Assad, who belongs to a sect of Shia Islam.

Perhaps most frustrating for the politician with a history of loose-lipped statements is that Secretary of State John Kerry had made a virtually identical statement less than a fortnight earlier, saying that funding anti-Assad troops has been a “sloppy process” that led to the rise of ISIS. The statements had been voiced before, with Gulf states accused of funding militant groups fighting the Syrian government.

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