Henry Kissinger warns destroying Isis could lead to ‘Iranian radical empire’
‘Most non-Isis powers — including Shia Iran and the leading Sunni states — agree on the need to destroy it. But which entity is supposed to inherit its territory?
By Shehab Khan
7 August 2017
Henry Kissinger has warned that destroying Isis could lead to an “Iranian radical empire”.
The former diplomat has suggested that once Isis is defeated, if Iran occupies the free territory, the result could lead to the emergence of a new empire.
The 94-year-old, who was the Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon, also spoke about the complications of taking sides in Middle Eastern conflicts