Former US Intel chief: Stop talks with Iran and take hard look at ME

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, described President Obama’s Middle East policy as one of “willful ignorance.” In an interview on Fox News Sunday, he said that “recent developments in the region “are moving in a bad direction” for America, with Iran “clearly on the march” to influence events in a “regional sectarian war.”  The US appears to be siding with Iranian-backed rebels against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but opposing such fighters in Yemen, while at the same time negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran, a sponsor of terrorism. This is “’incredible policy confusion,” said Gen. Flynn.  "We have to stop what we’re doing and take a hard look at everything going on the Middle East because it’s not going in the right direction,” he said. 

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