A recent op/ed piece published by The Guardian sheds some light on the subject – one which is admittedly complex and multifaceted, but not impossible to describe or understand in basic terms.
In the piece, titled "Now the truth emerges: how the US fueled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq," Seumas Milne outlines the series of events and policies that led to the rise of ISIS. As the details continue to surface, the extent of the US government's role has begun to be revealed:
[T]errorism is now squarely in the eye of the beholder. And nowhere is that more so than in the Middle East, where today's terrorists are tomorrow's fighters against tyranny – and allies are enemies – often at the bewildering whim of a western policymaker's conference call.
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