FACT CHECK: Trump gets his Mideast history wrong

Author: Bradley Klapper - August 15, 2016 - Updated: August 15, 2016

Donald Trump on Monday painted the Middle East as an oasis of stability before Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, arguing that she and President Barack Obama "launched" the Islamic State group onto the world. In trying to outline how he would defeat the threat, Trump himself launched several other false claims.

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Bradley Klapper

Bradley Klapper

Bradley Klapper is a U.S. foreign policy reporter for The Associated Press