Kerry did aid in creating the vacuum that Daesh filled, with the precipitous withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and the American support for the weak Shia government in Baghdad.
The voyage of US Secretary of State to Italy almost ended in him getting a black eye.
Having arrived on the Apennine Peninsula to meet with Italian foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and discuss about new ways on how to combat ISIS terrorists, Kerry was not expecting such a warm reception.
However, the most interesting thing happened at the end of the conference. One of the journalists who were sitting in the front rows suddenly got up and shouted at Kerry with the words “It was YOU who created ISIS!” and tried to charge at him with her fists.
Naturally, the woman was immediately pounced on by the carabinieri, a scuffle ensued. But she quickly left the room.