(As predicted in September due to the background of ISIS in the first place…)
Obama Admits ISIS Strategy About Deposing Assad
The administration claims that Assad is to blame for the rise of ISIS.
… Ben Rhodes, Obama’s deputy national security adviser, said the administration has “had regular meetings that the President has joined … and I think the President wants to make sure that we’re asking hard questions about … how we’re able to degrade ISIL but also how we’re supporting opposition and building (opposition) up as a counterweight to ISIL but also ultimately of course (as a counterweight) to the Assad regime.”
“Assad has been the biggest magnet for extremism in Syria, and the President has made clear that Assad has lost all legitimacy to govern. Alongside our efforts to isolate and sanction the Assad regime, we are working with our allies to strengthen the moderate opposition,” added Alistair Baskey, spokesman for the National Security Council. …
The United States is also targeting Syria’s oil infrastructure. …
(And a video…)