American failures in Iraq led to creation of Islamic State ‒ former US diplomat


RT America

Published on Jul 1, 2016

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Turkey’s Ataturk airport, security officials around the world are trying to figure out the best way to prevent these sorts of attacks. Perhaps one of the best ways is to not repeat the policies in Middle East that created terrorist organizations, like Islamic State, to begin with. Author and former US diplomat Peter Van Buren tells RT America’s Manila Chan that IS and IS-inspired attacks are happening because of failed US policies in Iraq.

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