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Syrian Rebels Express Disdain For Obama And Other World Leaders (1 Viewer)

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Rebel fighters have expressed disdain for US President Barack Obama after he backed away from striking over alleged chemical weapons attacks, saying the world does not care about Syria.

"America told the world it would bomb Syria and then, when the time came, it got scared," said Abdelqaderi Asasheh, operations chief of the Liwa al-Tawhid brigade in Aleppo.

The battalion's commander, Abdulaziz Salameh, was even more scathing about the United States.
While accusing Russia and Syria of "devising a perfect plan to put a stop to an attack by the West," he said "Obama has shown himself not to be a man of honour, without anything to say."

He added with bravado that "we don't need the attack. We don't need anyone. We count on the help of God, and he will guide us to final victory."
Syrian Rebels Express Disdain For Obama And Other World Leaders

Already i heard you loud and clear, you "dont need anyone" but only "the help of God". Lets gtfo
 
The rebels don't want our help. Reason number 46465 to stay out of Syria.
 
Syrian Rebels Express Disdain For Obama And Other World Leaders

Already i heard you loud and clear, you "dont need anyone" but only "the help of God". Lets gtfo

Should one man's opinion condemn millions of others? Not that I think we should be involved in Syria but there probably are many who wish we would intervene before they are slaughtered.

I feel sorry for Obama. He's really made poor choices over and over in the handling of this situation. The good news, such as it is, is that the Syrians will do the suffering and we won't. From a humanistic POV, that's pretty lame but from a practical perspective, maybe there are better things to invest in besides the MIC, and people closer to home to worry about.
 
Should one man's opinion condemn millions of others? Not that I think we should be involved in Syria but there probably are many who wish we would intervene before they are slaughtered.

I feel sorry for Obama. He's really made poor choices over and over in the handling of this situation. The good news, such as it is, is that the Syrians will do the suffering and we won't. From a humanistic POV, that's pretty lame but from a practical perspective, maybe there are better things to invest in besides the MIC, and people closer to home to worry about.

The Dems and Liberls put Obama into office. They're getting exactly what they voted for!:3oops:
 
The rebels' criticism is anything but well-justified. They have had 2 1/2 years to provide a manifesto or document outlining a democratic and inclusive government, but have done no such thing. They complain about civilian casualties, yet they engage in exactly the same kind of atrocities Damascus does according to not one UN report, but multiple UN reports. They have communicated nothing concrete about how they would be more accommodative of American interests. When speaking about Israel, they have accused the Assad government of being 'too soft' toward Israel, particularly when the Israeli government struck Syria earlier in the conflict to prevent a weapons transfer to Hezbollah. They have welcome, and continue to embrace, extremists, including elements of Al Qaeda into their ranks.

Their argument for U.S. support falls flat. Their victory would serve no meaningful U.S. interests. Their argument on humanitarian grounds lacks basis considering their own regular war crimes and crimes against humanity. Their claim of 'moderation' lacks basis given whom they have welcomed into their ranks and their anti-Israel position (a strategic U.S. ally).

Syria's people are the victims of a brutal civil war. The agreement, if carried out, will make a modest contribution toward improving their safety.
 
So why do we have people here talking about what a wonderful government we're going to have with these fellows post Assad, with foreign aid, UN sponsorship, etc. etc. oh, I see now, those ones are ignoring this thread.
 
I see now, those ones are ignoring this thread.

They are aren't they? When the Al-Qaeda backed rebels overthrow Assad the Christians will have parades in the streets and the rebels will be greeted with flowers and candy.
 
They are aren't they? When the Al-Qaeda backed rebels overthrow Assad the Christians will have parades in the streets and the rebels will be greeted with flowers and candy.

Yep buddy, two days now and you'd think the plague was here! Hahaha
 

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