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Old 09-25-2013, 10:11 PM
 
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Syrian Christians Remain Trapped, Nuns and Orphans Still Stuck in Convent - Obama, use the missles... on the REBELS!

Nearly three weeks ago, rebels from al-Qaeda’s Jabhat al-Nusra attacked the Syrian Christian village of Maaloula, seizing a hotel on a hilltop and using it as a base to shell the villagers below and eventually taking the town outright. Several failed military pushes later, parts of the town have been reclaimed, but al-Nusra is still at the hotel.

Most of the tiny village’s population fled when the attacks began, but a number of civilians fled to a convent on the outskirts of town, where nuns take care of orphans. It was never intended to be a long-term solution.

But roughly 40 civilians, including many of the orphans, are still stuck in the convent, with supplies dwindling and a looming humanitarian crisis, they have been appealing to Christians elsewhere in Syria for relief.

That’s going to be tough going, however, since Christians throughout Syria are taking the ongoing civil war particularly hard, stuck between an Assad government that has historically tolerated them, more or less, and Islamist-dominated rebels that see that tolerance as evidence of complicity, and aim to wipe them out.


As Islamist Occupation Continues, Syrian Christians Remain Trapped -- News from Antiwar.com
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Old 09-26-2013, 07:17 AM
 
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and yet the liberals are silent on this issue......

if it were muslim women and children....obama would be right over there with liberals cheering him on.
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:05 AM
 
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And Hillary says...'what does it matter', obama will study the situation, Europe will meet in Brussels to construct a rhetorical response. All follow the philosophy of 'tincture of time and scientific neglect'.
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Old 09-26-2013, 07:21 PM
 
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and yet the liberals are silent on this issue......

if it were muslim women and children....obama would be right over there with liberals cheering him on.
I disagree, Obama is an equal opportunity do-nothing president.
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Old 09-27-2013, 10:26 AM
 
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Syrian Christians Remain Trapped, Nuns and Orphans Still Stuck in Convent - Obama, use the missles... on the REBELS!

Nearly three weeks ago, rebels from al-Qaeda’s Jabhat al-Nusra attacked the Syrian Christian village of Maaloula, seizing a hotel on a hilltop and using it as a base to shell the villagers below and eventually taking the town outright. Several failed military pushes later, parts of the town have been reclaimed, but al-Nusra is still at the hotel.

Most of the tiny village’s population fled when the attacks began, but a number of civilians fled to a convent on the outskirts of town, where nuns take care of orphans. It was never intended to be a long-term solution.

But roughly 40 civilians, including many of the orphans, are still stuck in the convent, with supplies dwindling and a looming humanitarian crisis, they have been appealing to Christians elsewhere in Syria for relief.

That’s going to be tough going, however, since Christians throughout Syria are taking the ongoing civil war particularly hard, stuck between an Assad government that has historically tolerated them, more or less, and Islamist-dominated rebels that see that tolerance as evidence of complicity, and aim to wipe them out.


As Islamist Occupation Continues, Syrian Christians Remain Trapped -- News from Antiwar.com
He is doing Exactly what You would want him to do and yet you are still whining.
Oh, we know you do not give a crap about any of them so save the false outrage.
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