This story is horrifying on so many levels, it’s hard to know where to begin. Why is the Obama administration backing these people?
US Backed 'Moderate' Rebels Film Themselves Beheading a Boy Near Aleppo https://t.co/UEgrzNCAuC#Syria pic.twitter.com/qiiOT6Gh7O
— Ian56 (@Ian56789) July 20, 2016
BBC News reports:
Syria conflict: Rebels ‘filmed beheading boy’ in Aleppo
One video shows five men posing with the frightened child, who could be as young as 10, in the back of a truck. One of the men grips him by the hair.
The same man is later filmed apparently cutting the boy’s head off.
The incident is reported to have taken place in Handarat, north of Aleppo, where there has been heavy fighting…
The group is reported to have benefited from financial and military support from the US, UK, France, Turkey, Qatar and other Gulf Arab states in the past.
Twitchy reports on the Obama administration’s unbelievable response:
When confronted with the story, State Department spokesman Mark Tonerf said that the U.S. might stop further assistance to these animals if the allegations are proven true.
His exact quote: “I can’t — again, I can’t say what the consequences will be, but it will certainly give us, as I said, serious pause and we’ll look at, frankly, any affiliation or cooperation with this group we may have going forward, if these allegations are proven true.”
See the video in the tweet below:
Toner: proof that Zinki committed beheading would give US "pause about any further assistance to them" #Syriahttps://t.co/icfHaxaGxQ
— Walid (@walid970721) July 19, 2016
And yet the left is protesting at the Republican Convention… not the White House.