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Two Obama Administration Scandals on Syria?
PJ Media ^ | 5/17/12 | Barry Rubin

Posted on 05/18/2012 4:55:40 PM PDT by Nachum

When a delegation of Syrian Kurdish rebels recently visited Washington, D.C., the State Department met them to ask for a favor. What was it? The Obama administration urged them to join the Syrian National Council (SNC), the organization created by the U.S. government through Turkey to lead the opposition movement and receive Western aid for all Syrian opposition groups.

But the Turkish Islamist regime, which Obama put in charge of forming the SNC, put the Muslim Brotherhood in control, a fact I pointed out within hours of the announcement of the SNC leadership’s names.

Now that several SNC leaders have resigned complaining about Brotherhood domination, followed by some Arab journalists pointing out the obvious Brotherhood domination at the SNC’s last meeting, that reality is clear. But the implications of such an incredibly foolish policy—America putting an anti-American, antisemitic group into the “official” leadership of Syria’s rebels — have never been properly examined as a case study for Obama’s disastrous Middle East policy. Advertisement

The Kurds had walked out of the talks that formed the SNC last year when they saw how Islamists would be in control. Not only do they oppose Islamism itself but they also see the Brotherhood as an Arabizing and centralizing group that would impose a regime oppressing the non-Arab Kurds.

The new U.S. effort so backfired that, with the Obama administration ignoring their concerns, the enraged Kurds in the delegation spoke for the first time of breaking up Syria altogether!

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: administration; muslim; obama; scandals
To sum up, Obama policy has strengthened the Islamist forces in the opposition and fragmented the rebels
1 posted on 05/18/2012 4:55:40 PM PDT by Nachum
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The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/

Obama and Muslim Brotherhood file

http://www.nachumlist.com/brotherhood.htm


2 posted on 05/18/2012 4:58:14 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Washington's lethal intervention in Syria

Snip: Pressed by a reporter to explain why, if Washington ostensibly opposes “adding fuel to the fire” in Syria with arms shipments, it is coordinating the delivery of weapons with the Saudi and Qatari regimes, Nuland responded, “That’s what the Friends of the Syrian people is about. It’s about coordinating.”

Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev warned Washington against “hasty military operations in foreign states”, adding that these actions “could result in a fully fledged regional war. And even—although I do not want to scare anyone—the use of a nuclear weapon.”

3 posted on 05/18/2012 5:19:19 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: MamaDearest

Sad when a person has to go to a socialist party site to get some news.


4 posted on 05/18/2012 5:30:48 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Sad when a person has to go to a socialist party site to get some news.

What sociological inferences do we draw from the lamestream media that cover for an administration blatantly shredding the Constitution and ignoring the Rule of Law (ltigating states that uphold laws)?

5 posted on 05/18/2012 5:47:29 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Nachum

It is my belief that the President INTENDS to radicalize the middle east...Egypt, then Lybia, and now Syria. Who’s next?


6 posted on 05/18/2012 6:21:33 PM PDT by arielguard (Fasting without prayer is vainglory.)
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Who’s next?

Oh, I think they definitely want to go in to Iran. Just a matter of when IMHO.

7 posted on 05/18/2012 6:23:55 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: arielguard

All to point them towards the ultimate goal:

Israel


8 posted on 05/18/2012 6:34:33 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Nachum

There should no longer be a doubt in any sane persons mind that what he is doing is setting up a new caliphate .


9 posted on 05/18/2012 6:48:10 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Nachum

There should no longer be a doubt in any sane persons mind that what he is doing is setting up a new caliphate .


10 posted on 05/18/2012 6:48:29 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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