Pakistani police arrested an ISIS commander, who admitted ISIS receives funds routed through the United States to recruit young people to fight in Syria.
Almost within the same week, President Obama admitted the United States was training and supporting ISIL forces. Here is the president’s statement.
The White House has said there was a mistake on the teleprompter read by the President and that the U.S. is not funding the Islamic State.
Yousef al-Salafi said he has been paid $600 per recruit he sent to Syria, according to Pakistan’s Express Tribune.
Just over one year ago, the United States was funding rebel groups in Syria to topple Syrian President Assad. ISIS was not a priority.
Now, President Obama is preparing to ask Congress for $5.3 billion for Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.
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