Remember when Senator John McCain went to Syria and met with factions of rebels fighting the Assad regime?
As it turns out, the group that he was meeting with was a particular subset of rebels in Syria, who we now know as ISIS.
When the Arizona senator got back from his trip to Syria, he said…
“It was a very moving experience to meet these fighters who have been
struggling now for over two years,” McCain said on CNN’s “Anderson
“And they’re very aware of the battlefield situation” the Arizona
senator continued, “and they’re very disturbed about the dramatic influx
of Hezbollah fighters, more Iranians, and of course, stepped-up
activities of Bashar Assad.”