WikiLeaks has dug up an eyebrow-raising Hillary Clinton email in the wake of President Donald Trump’s unexpected missile strike in Syria.
Back in 2012, Clinton’s then-policy adviser Jake Sullivan sent her an email declaring, “AQ [Al-Qaeda] is on our side in Syria”:
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) April 12, 2017
This email confirms that Clinton knew all along that the U.S. was working alongside Al Qaeda in Syria:
What this email shows is that the US knew Al-Qaeda leader [Ayman] al-Zawahiri called on Muslims in Turkey and the Middle East to aid the rebels in the Free Syrian Army. From this day forward, the lines between who Al-Qaeda or the ‘rebels’ actually were — became heavily blurred. But, according to the email, the state department did not care as they knew Al-Qaeda was on their side.
See the full email here.