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Obama’s Arms to Syrian Terrorists Leads to Recruitment of Child Soldiers

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On August 9, 2013 @ 4:31 pm In The Point | 3 Comments

Thank you Barack Obama

Good news. Obama will be allowing thousands of Syrian refugees from their religious civil war into America where they can help make this country as screwed up as their country.

Syrian refugees are everywhere and no one wants them. The UN has tried building refugee camps for them, but those camps are more like Jihad training and rape camps than anything else.

Many Syrians who have escaped their country are now desperate to escape from U.N.-run refugee camps, where women are not safe and teenage boys are recruited as soldiers to fight in the conflict, according to an internal U.N.

Organized crime networks are operating in the biggest refugee camp, Za’atari in Jordan, which is home to 130,000, it said. The camp is “lawless is many ways”, with resources that are “constantly stolen or vandalized”.

Preparations for a new camp needed to learn the lessons from Za’atari, including to “ensure the safety of women and girls”.

Although UNHCR is planning to crack down on crime in Za’atari, partly by strengthening the role of the Jordanian police, “opposition to the plan, possibly of a violent nature, can be anticipated,” the report said.

Great. Send them on to America.

One concern was “recruitment by armed groups, including of under-aged refugees”, the report said, without elaborating.

A U.N. official told Reuters that there were suspicions that boys of 15 or 16 were often taken back to fight, chaperoned by an uncle, elder brother or other relative.

“It’s a war crime,” the official said.

The report said many Syrian children were not attending school in Jordan or Lebanon, but the U.N. official said there was evidence that many were attending religious schools, or madrassahs.

So despite this “religiosity”, the camps are awash in crime and rape. But what has led to this sudden surge in child soldier recruitment?

Two words. Barack Obama.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said child recruitment had not been a major problem until now because the opposition forces did not have enough arms and ammunition.

But the lifting of embargoes on supplying arms to opposition groups meant both sides would need more soldiers.

See, Obama earned that Nobel Peace Prize fair and square.

Second look at a second Nobel?


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