The US media admits the American role in the military training of the "Islamic State" terror group fighters.
As Business Insider states in one of its articles, Tarkhan Batirashvili, known as Abu Omar al-Shishani in Syria, was trained by the US special forces in Georgia.
As it is reported, "he was a perfect soldier from his first days, and everyone knew he was a star. We were well trained by American special forces units, and he was the star pupil," an unnamed former comrade who is still active in the Georgian military said.
Another American publishing company McClatchy DC, which is one of the largest US media holdings, also released an article dedicated to the Batirashvili's training bu the American military.
Pravda.Ru has reported lately that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed that the US does not want to annihilate the Islamic State, as if they wanted to, they could do it. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov shares this opinion. According to him, Washington either deliberately did not intend to really fight the IS from the very beginning, or created the coalition quite inaptly, as the US military is well-informed of the IS fighters' positions, but does not strike them.
Lavrov also supposed that the US may have created this coalition not to fight the IS, but for other goals. Though, the Americans are used to such things, as they had created al-Qaeda before to fight the USSR in Afghanistan. The results did not meet their expectations, but they seem to have drawn no conclusions.
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