How the US and Saudi Arabia Aided Growth of the Islamic State ~Amy Goodman, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Video Interview Tuesday, 17 November 2015.
Two days after the Paris attacks, President Obama met Saudi Arabia’s King Salman for a bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Turkey on Sunday. The following day, the Pentagon revealed the US State Department has approved the sale of $1.29 billion in smart bombs to Saudi Arabia for its attack on Yemen. We speak to Abdel Bari Atwan about how the US invasion of Iraq and the Saudi funding of jihadist movements helped the Islamic State grow.
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AMYGOODMAN: Can you talk about the role of Saudi Arabia? President Obama held a bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman at the G20 summit in…
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