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Horror - Child left dead on Syrian sidewalk (40,000 dead)
Catholic.org ^ | Oct 4, 2012

Posted on 10/11/2012 10:14:43 PM PDT by Milagros

Horror - Child left dead on Syrian sidewalk Catholic Online-Oct 4, 2012 The civil war which has wracked Syria has taken its toll on civilians with somewhere between 30,000 and 40,000 casualties. Observers believe ...

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alawite; israel; rop; russia; sunni; syria; turkey; waronterror

1 posted on 10/11/2012 10:14:48 PM PDT by Milagros
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I am not advocating to intervene... Just pointing out that Muslim on Muslim global violence s NOT because of US “policies.”

Syrian army pushing rebels out of Damascus, activists say
TheNewsTribune.com-Oct 1, 2012
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The Syrian Network for Human Rights listed 483 women and children as among the dead across the country.

Violence had ebbed from an initial high in February and dropped in April and May after the announcement of a United Nations-backed peace plan. But violence escalated again in June as the plan fell apart and neither side showed a willingness to negotiate.

The Syrian government stopped publicizing casualties among the army and security forces earlier this year, though in June the Syrian government’s own reports indicated rebels were sometimes killing dozens of soldiers each day. The number of total dead in the conflict is now likely more than 35,000.
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/10/01/2316702/syrian-army-pushing-rebels-out.html
By David Enders | McClatchy Newspapers
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/10/01/170248/syrian-army-pushing-rebels-out.html


2 posted on 10/11/2012 10:16:48 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

soetoro approves most heartily....


3 posted on 10/11/2012 10:21:15 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Milagros

Syria is the location of a proxy war between all groups in the middle east fighting for power. Syria will not be left alone, or decisively resolved, for probably meny years.


4 posted on 10/11/2012 10:23:14 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Milagros

The video was very instructive as to what’s being happening for 18mos. People started the socalled Arab Spring and then left them...jihad has taken over...was it planned to happen that way...who knows. It reminds me of the genuine Iranian uprising when we did nothing.


5 posted on 10/11/2012 10:23:33 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: bronxville

Meekly Obama that never shuts his mouth, chose —all-of-a-sudden— to be silent, and not uttering a word of US’ moral support to the 2009-Iran protesters


6 posted on 10/11/2012 10:30:16 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

Iran and Syria are Shi’ite countries. The Sunni Muslim Brotherhood are the chosen ones. Not sticking up for Assad but think he’s trying to get rid of terrorists infiltrating from the Sunni countries. I think Syria has been the most tolerant of Catholics and other religions out of all of them.


7 posted on 10/11/2012 10:39:56 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: bronxville
Iran and Syria are Shi’ite countries.

If you removed the apostrophe, you'd be right.

8 posted on 10/11/2012 10:43:12 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: bronxville

On one hand yes, on the other hand they -with Hezbollah and Palestinians- have inflicted crimes on the Christians in Lebanon, since, at least the Damour 1976 massacre...


9 posted on 10/11/2012 10:44:51 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

Very sad to see children suffer the evil embraced by the ideologues and ignorant.

This is not the way of Christ. This is Islam.


10 posted on 10/11/2012 10:55:10 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Milagros

The Christian Lebanese felt sorry and let thousands of muslim refugees in...that’s how Hezbollah arrived in the south and it;s been downhill from there for Lebanon. One can’t give any of them an inch.


11 posted on 10/11/2012 10:59:26 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: Milagros
Do not buy into this BS, people! The boy Assad is no prize, to be sure. But neither were Mubarak nor Khadafi. But whom does Obama want to replace them with? The Muslim Brotherhood is just the "cool", "acceptable" version of Islamofascist Al Queda, a fictitious "democratic" movement that will prove to be the scourge of our time, as they consolidate their new pan-arabic caliphate.

And SOB! if I ever imagined that in my lifetime I'd be rooting for the survival of an Assad regime in Syria. How the world has changed....

12 posted on 10/11/2012 10:59:42 PM PDT by kevao (Is your ocean any lower than it was four years ago?)
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To: dfwgator

lol


13 posted on 10/11/2012 11:02:16 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: kevao

“But whom does Obama want to replace them with?”

Great question. That’s why I say to him, hands off.


14 posted on 10/11/2012 11:02:24 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

Why am I only seeing this story on Catholic.org?

(Not to put it down, I’m Catholic, but it should be on the national news channels!)


15 posted on 10/11/2012 11:14:46 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: MacMattico

It beats me too.


16 posted on 10/11/2012 11:23:15 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

The Religion of Piece.


17 posted on 10/11/2012 11:26:29 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Milagros

A couple of weeks ago, I read that the muslim brotherhood has given Jordan an ultimatum that would kick in October 15th if they did not comply with their demands or else they will send 50,000 muslims into their country like they did Egypt. I can’t remember where I read it.


18 posted on 10/11/2012 11:30:14 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Milagros
Must be because of that slanderous film!


19 posted on 10/11/2012 11:57:26 PM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Milagros

the arab SPRING has SPRUNG


20 posted on 10/12/2012 12:15:07 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Milagros

As Syria War Roils, Unrest among sects hits Turkey
New York Times, August 4, 2012 Jeffrey Gettleman
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/world/middleeast/turkish-alawites-fear-spillover-of-violence-from-syria.html

These are my notes from the above article

The Alevis and Alawites don’t follow some Islamic traditions and in Turkey they are a persecuted minority.
Syria’s government troops are predominately Alawites while the majority of Syria is Sunni.
The Alevis are mostly ethnic Turks between 15 or 20 million strong.
The Alawites in Turkey is less than a million.
Turkey’s government and most Sunnis support Syrian rebels.
The Alevis and Alawites support Bashar al-Assad.
Turkey is becoming more Sunni influenced and has teamed up with Saudi Arabia and Qatar, both Sunni, to oust Assad.
Assad has made Syria one of the most secular countries in the Middle East.
In Eastern Turkey, the Alawite women sport tank tops and tight jeans.


21 posted on 10/12/2012 1:05:46 AM PDT by Haddit
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To: Milagros

That is one of the saddest pictures I’ve ever seen.


22 posted on 10/12/2012 2:13:33 AM PDT by albie ("Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." Benjamin Frankli)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Milagros.


23 posted on 10/12/2012 3:24:19 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Michael Weaver posted this on Facebook:Michael Weaver

24 posted on 10/12/2012 3:28:00 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Slyfox

Yup.
25 posted on 10/12/2012 3:38:05 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Haddit
Turkish anti-Alevi apartheid

As most violence all around the globe today, it's either Islamic hatred against non-Muslims, or intra-Islamic-bigotry.

26 posted on 10/12/2012 5:35:32 AM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: SunkenCiv

Great pic. Is it really up somewhere?


27 posted on 10/12/2012 5:37:12 AM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros
Cultural divide anyone?


28 posted on 10/12/2012 5:50:41 AM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Milagros

Thanks Milagros, link saved. Something just seems so wrong about Syria and both Obama and Romney backing the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood. Assad may be the bad guy, but isn’t the Muslim Brotherhood worse? Shouldn’t we be supporting the Alawites? I must be missing something.


29 posted on 10/12/2012 8:19:24 AM PDT by Haddit
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To: Haddit

I agree. I think we should at least adopt a ‘wait and see’ state.


30 posted on 10/12/2012 8:28:22 AM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Daffynition

Yup. It’s all about values.


31 posted on 10/12/2012 8:29:46 AM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

Probably, and it is one of many. Not sure I really need to see it this evening.


32 posted on 10/12/2012 5:07:23 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Milagros

I wonder how many dead women and children there would be if a large amount of US citizens decided to overthrow the government. How many were there during our civil, war which was quite a long time ago? I don’t like Assad, but doesn’t he have the right to protect his right to continue to rule his country? From what I have seen many that attempt to take these countries over are worse than the leaders they have taken over, all in the name of democracy, but actually more like for the Muslim Brotherhood=, which is suppose to be democratic but doesn’t look like they are once they get in. Do we, as a Country, really have the right to decide to help mobs overthrow the rulers of other countries? Is there a legal basis to helping the Muslim Brotherhood take overthrow the rulers of many countries? If we do, someone please tell me the legal and moral basis for this is.


33 posted on 10/12/2012 7:28:12 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Bellflower

We should stay out of it. There are no good guys there.
If we really cared about them, we’d do what Ann Colter
said over 11 years ago.


34 posted on 10/12/2012 7:35:47 PM PDT by jusduat (on the mercy of the Lord alone.)
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To: Bellflower
Is there a legal basis to helping the Muslim Brotherhood take overthrow the rulers of many countries?

Ryan was right in saying that Obam's admin. erred in calling Assad a "reformer," the error was done when the Muslm Brotherhood was NOT the main force of the anti-Assad regime.

35 posted on 10/13/2012 4:49:27 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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