Did Sec. Kerry Mistakenly Call 2 Syrian Rebel Groups Terrorists?
Sec. John Kerry called two rebel groups "subgroups" of ISIS and al-Nusra, but that's not the official U.S. State Department position.By Stephanie Liebergen | July 12, 2016
While speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June, Secretary of State John Kerry said something that has others in the U.S. State Department "baffled."
"And there are a couple of subgroups underneath the two designated – Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusrah – Jaysh al-Islam, Ahrar al-Sham particularly – who brush off and fight with that – alongside these other two sometimes to fight the Assad regime," Kerry said.