Disinfo: ISIS has been supported by US, British, French and Israeli intelligence services in order to demolish Syria


ISIS has been supported by US, British, French and Israeli intelligence services in order to demolish Syria.


Conspiracy theory. No evidence is given.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that the US and other Western states are supporting or working together with ISIS in Syria.

There is no evidence that US or other Western states have supported ISIS/Daesh in Syria. The US-led military campaign in Syria fought ISIS/Daesh along with the Global Coalition Against Daesh.

For a similar case see here.


  • Reported in: Issue171
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 17/10/2019
  • Language/target audience: Italian
  • Country: Israel, UK, US, Syria, France
  • Keywords: Syrian War, Terrorism, Conspiracy, Daesh


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