It’s one thing to be critical of our involvement in the middle east, but to completely misquote a book?
via The Washington Post:
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For the past few weeks, a number of Arabic-language social media users have been sharing screenshots and excerpts of a Hillary Clinton autobiography called “Password 360.” Many are shocked by one particular passage, in which the former secretary of state appears to concede that the United States, with the help of the Muslim Brotherhood, helped engineer the Islamic State extremist group.
That would be a startling admission — if it were true. Clinton’s new memoir contains no such passage. In fact, it isn’t even called “Password 360″ — it’s called “Hard Choices.” Direct U.S. involvement in the rise of the Islamic State is a conspiracy theory at best.
Unfortunately, it’s a powerful one. The BBC’s Suzanne Kianpour reports that the idea appears to hold sway in Lebanon. According to Kianpour, the Lebanese Foreign Ministry summoned U.S.