Where do they find these nutjobs?
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson told an audience on Monday that religion is not driving the extremist violence in Nigeria after the Islamist group Boko Haram took credit for slaughering 39 Christians at Easter services on Sunday.
These clowns will get us all killed.
CNS News has the clip.
Here is the entire video from yesterday’s discussion:
CNS News reported on the nonsensical speech.
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson said Monday that “religion is not driving extremist violence” in Nigeria–just one day after a Christian church conducting an Easter service was targeted by a car bombing that left 39 dead.
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Similarly, on Christmas Day, the Nigerian Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, attacked a Catholic church in that country, killing more than 40 people.
“I want to take this opportunity to stress one key point and that is that religion is not driving extremist violence either in Jos or northern Nigeria,” Assistant Secretary of State Carson said Monday at a forum on U.S. policy toward Nigeria held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.
Nigerian security personnel inspect the mangled remains of bomb-laden car that exploded on April 8, 2012 in northern city of Kaduna, killing at least 20 people. In fresh violence in Nigeria, Islamists shot dead a seven-year-old girl during a failed attempt to kill her policeman father hours after group members killed three in a separate raid, the army and police said. (AFP )