As VP Joe Biden and head of the US Army General Martin Dempsey acknowledged in 2014, more than seven years ago, “major allies” of Washington financed and armed ISIS and all the other terror groups in Syria and Iraq. So why does this charade go on? Richard Medhurst interviews Tim Anderson.
Tim Anderson was a Senior Lecturer in Political Economy at the University of Sydney for 20 years. Now he is Director of the Center for Counter Hegemonic Studies. He researches and writes on development, rights and self-determination in Latin America, the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. He has published many dozens of chapters and articles in a range of academic books and journals. His latest books are Land and Livelihoods in Papua New Guinea (Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2015), and The Dirty War on Syria, Global Research, Montreal, 2016. (see below).