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US Treasury Blacklists Al Qaeda-linked Jihadist Rebels in Syria
Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 27 Dec 12 | Unattributed

Posted on 12/27/2012 1:34:08 PM PST by LSUfan

The US has blacklisted an Al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria, declaring that “extremists” could play no role in building a future for the Syrian people.

The move against the Al Nusra Front came as the Obama administration recently recognized the new Syrian National Coalition as the “legitimate representative” of the Syrian people.

The problem for the Obama administration, however, is that, though a minority, Al Nusra has been seen as one of the most effective rebel groups fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, raising concerns that violent Jihadists are leading the Syrian revolt.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; israel; jihad; religionofpeace; syria; waronterror
No good guys in Syria...but Obama may not agree...
1 posted on 12/27/2012 1:34:20 PM PST by LSUfan
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In 0bama’s world “Blacklisted’ means he likes them.


2 posted on 12/27/2012 1:45:24 PM PST by LegendHasIt
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No good guys in Syria...but Obama may not agree...

Interesting that the media prints this as a headline, almost as if Zippy is in bed with al qaeda most of the time.

3 posted on 12/27/2012 2:07:01 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks LSUfan. IOW, the Kenyan is getting set to back the Iranians and the Hizbollah. ;’)


4 posted on 12/27/2012 5:03:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: LSUfan

“US Treasury Blacklists Al Qaeda-linked Jihadist Rebels in Syria,”

Wow, I bet this really affects them, and they immediately abandon their plans to take over Syria!

/s


5 posted on 12/27/2012 8:42:53 PM PST by Yehuda
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