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In Syria, CIA & Pentagon-Funded Militias Clash (Video)

Colonel Larry Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former Chief of Staff, reveals DC infighting - and ignorance


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Well-known to US progressive news junkies, the former chief of staff of Bush’s Secretary of Defense Colin Powell is  interviewed by Baltimore’s on-line Real News.  With 30 plus years in the military says he’s never seen such ineptitude.  He underlines the in-fighting between the CIA and the Pentagon, and the ignorance of both as to what’s happening on the ground in Syria:

“On Monday the CIA may arm group A, while on Tuesday the Pentagon arms group B.  By Wednesday, replete with weapons, they’re fighting each other.  We have no way of knowing how our weapons are being used.  Meanwhile, ISIS gets a free pass.”


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