ISIS fighters flaunt captured US weaponry during a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa, Syria, June 30, 2014. (Reuters)
Covert War

America Loves Terrorists Abroad: ISIS as Proxy US Mercenaries

Throughout living memory, U.S. covert operations have retained religious and nationalist extremists and compliant local chieftains to send wind-up toys to topple unfriendly “regimes.”