Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bruce Riedel, once again, offers his expertise on the Middle East: ISIS and "its Shia counterparts"

"Together ISIS and its Shia counterparts have ignited a sectarian conflict that will consume the region and which cannot be extinguished by a few smart bombs," said Bruce Riedel, a former senior CIA Middle East analyst and adviser to Obama on Afghan policy." (thanks Basim)

PS I remember one thing about this guy: back in the 1990s, he gave an interview to Middle East Quarterly (Daniel Pipes' magazine) and he said that the Arab people are not in any way bothered by the US-imposed sanctions on Iraq.  I made a note of this guy back then.