US sees no sign of Nusra-ISIS pact: intelligence chief

November 15, 2014 7:22 AM

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US sees no sign of Nusra-ISIS pact: intelligence chief

WASHINGTON: US intelligence chief James Clapper said Friday that analysts had not seen any evidence indicating Islamic State jihadists and Al-Qaeda had forged an alliance in Syria.

Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, told CBS television that U.S. experts were unaware of any pact between the two groups, which would potentially complicate the U.S.-led military campaign in Syria.

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