PressTV debates origin of ISIS: One theory is that it was created by–you guessed it–the CIA, MI6 and Mossad

Takfiri ISIL militants have made gains in Iraq over the past months. There are two conflicting views about the origin of this terrorist group. One view is that the ISIL, like al-Qaeda, has been created by Western intelligence services particularly US CIA, Israel’s Mossad and Britain’s MI6. The other view maintains that ISIL is born out of Islamic fundamentalism.

Both groups offer evidence to prove their impression of the ISIL. The first group refers to acknowledgements by Western officials about the involvement of their intelligence and security organs in the armament and finance of ISIL militants fighting in Syria.

ISIL’s 60,000-strong military force and its equipment with modern weaponry are all indicative of the Takfiri group’s dependence on major power sand rich governments.

But the second group believes that the ISIL owes its success in Iraq to its deep belief in Takfirism…

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PressTV is controlled by the Shi’ite government of Iran.  ISIS dislikes Shi’ism and regards Shi’ites as “non-Muslims.”