East StratCom disinformation claim:
Former CIA agent Doug Laux admitted that President Obama created Daesh as an excuse to invade Syria and to overthrow the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Documentation for claim
published by AC24.cz – Nejnovější články
published by NWOO.ORG | New World Order Oppositton
Period/date: 11. April 2016
Distorting the article “Obama Nixed CIA Plan That Could Have Stopped ISIS: Officials” on NBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/obama-nixed-cia-plan-could-have-stopped-isis-officials-n549111. The article does not say President Obama created Daesh, but that a plan – not approved by Obama – might have stopped the rise of Daesh.
Documentation for the debunk
published by NBC News – Breaking News & Top Stories – Latest World, US & Local News
This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 23. The item is located at row number 20 in the report.