Major Terrorist Organization Endorses Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Assessment (DETAILS)

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Donald Trump’s claim that President Obama is the founder of ISIS has drawn a lot of criticism. He has said his comment was meant to be sarcastic, but there is at least one person who takes him seriously.

Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, says Trump is correct about the link between President Obama and ISIS.

‘This is an American presidential candidate who is saying this. What he says is based on facts and documents’

Despite his “America first” rhetoric, Trump seems to be getting a lot of support from America’s enemies. His close ties to Russia have been well documented. Now the leader of a known terrorist organization is backing up his claims about President Obama.

Now it could be argued that President Obama’s polices helped lead to the creation of ISIS. Specifically, the 2011 withdrawal from Iraq. That is how many conservatives interpreted Trump’s statements.

However that isn’t how Trump himself meant those statements to be interpreted. During an interview, Trump clearly stated that he believes President Obama and Hillary Clinton were the founders of ISIS. He called them the “most valuable players” of the movement.

Trump has been linking President Obama to the creation of ISIS for several months now, but he’s only recently gone so far as to claim President Obama founded the terrorist organization. However, it appears that the GOP nominee is trying to back away from that statement. On Friday, he tweeted that his claims were meant to be sarcastic.

It looks like he might be trying to move towards a more nuanced perspective on the issue. Shortly after the tweet regarding his use of sarcasm, Trump tweeted that ISIS grew more powerful during Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State.

Trump asked the media to report the facts about ISIS so we’ll be happy to oblige him. The organization known as ISIS began as the Iraqi branch of Al-Qaeda. George Bush’s invasion of Iraq is what truly set the stage for ISIS.

It could be argued that the 2011 withdrawal did help strengthen ISIS. However, President Obama inherited that timetable from his predecessor and it was widely supported by the public.

Reasonable people can, and have, argued that the current administration isn’t doing enough to fight terrorism. That is a message that a lot of people might agree with, but Trump isn’t making a reasoned argument for a stronger stance on terrorism. He is simply spouting nonsense in the hopes of gaining attention.

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