Ex-CIA chief: Fear for environment stays US hand on ISIS oil wellsQuicklink submitted By Rob Kall Permalink
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"We didn’t want to do environmental damage," former CIA director Michael Morell says. So the US allowed ISIS to continue drilling for oil. They also were afraid that bombing oil wells would injure sugar-plum fairies.
This, from the military intelligence power that has used Agent Orange, Napalm, depleted uranium...
How confusing it must be-- to fight ISIS or to use them as allies to fight Assad.