A video posted November 17, 2015 on an IRGC-affiliated Facebook page, titled "Who Was Behind the Paris Attacks" and produced by the office of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, claimed that the real culprits behind the attacks were the U.S. and its allies, who, it said, had created ISIS and provided it with arms and training in order to further its own goals in the world.
The thumbnail preceding the video shows Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, U.S. President Obama, and Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in collusion.
The following are excerpts from the video, which was narrated in computer-generated English:
Narrator: "France is going through sad bloody nights. Bloodiest blood has been shed on the streets of Paris, reportedly by the ISIS terrorists. Many express condolences. Even the Saudi king and the U.S. president. The same ones whose involvement in creating the ISIS project is being exposed more than ever.
"All right, we’d better have a flashback to find out where the ISIS emerged from.
"Western media on November 2014 revealed that the ISIS was established as a results of a mistake by the government of the United States in Camp Bucca [in Iraq] during the process of creating an alliance between Al-Qaeda and the Ba'th party. When [ISIS leader Abu Bakr] Al-Baghdadi was released from the American Bucca prison in Iraq, he had already turned from a typical Ba'thi fellow into a super professional terrorist who had established a deep and rare relationship with both [the] Ba'th party and the Al-Qaeda in Iraq.
"Considering that this story happened in an American prison and through a special process, the relationship could not be regarded as a mere coincidence.
"After the creation of ISIS, which was an outcome of creating an alliance between the Ba'th party and the Al-Qaeda in Iraq, the U.S. dropped weapons for ISIS forces and claimed it was done by accident.
"Through a similar process, the United States trained forces in the name of moderate Syrian rebels who would join the ISIS through two or three intermediaries. The process did not end there and reports reveal that ISIS had been enjoying financial adds [sic] from the U.S. and its allies.
Wesley Clark, former NATO supreme commander, in CNN interview: "Look, ISIS got started through funding from our friends and allies, because, as people will tell you in the region, if you want somebody who will fight to the death against Hizbullah, you don’t put out a recruiting poster and say, you know, sign up for us, we're gonna make a better world. You go after zealots and you go after these religious fundamentalists. That’s who fights Hizbullah."
Narrator: "Of course, no one should be surprised by U.S. support for ISIS, as this was not unprecedented and American politicians had already admitted having supported Al-Qaeda."
Hillary Clinton Testimony (undated): "I mean, let’s remember here, the people we are fighting today, we funded. We funded."
Narrator: "When the 9/11 tragedy occurred in the U.S., and while the main perpetrators of this event have not yet been introduced to the world, the U.S. government launched attacks Iraq and Afghanistan as a response, and started to spread insecurity and terrorism in the region for a decade.
"This act of war, in turn, distracted public opinion from Israeli crimes, the spread of terrorism in West Asia, and set many Muslim countries against one another.
"What are we going to witness after the Paris attacks?"
On screen: Khamenei.ir (website of Supreme Leader Khamenei)