Moderate Islamic Front Kerry is Trying to Negotiate With Lashes Syrians (VIDEO)

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Kerry and the State Department didn’t understand why the Islamic Front, the new “moderate” heavy hitters in Syria, didn’t want to meet with them.

“The Islamic Front has refused to sit with us without giving any reason,” Robert Ford said, just one day after U.S. State Secretary John Kerry spoke of a “possible” meeting with Syria’s biggest opposition alliance.

Baffling. Then the Senate’s favorite lobbyist for the Jihadists explained why.

“The Islamic Front did not meet with the United States because of certain preconditions the U.S. had insisted on.”

These preconditions mainly involved not working with Al Qaeda. But Mouaz Moustafa, the current front man for the Syrian Emergency Task Force, explained that we didn’t have the luxury of being finicky about this stuff. Al Qaeda, no Al Qaeda. Bad guys, good guys. Who cares.

“Alienating the Islamic Front puts the U.S. at risk of losing any leverage or influence within the armed opposition,” he said. “It’s not about whether they are good guys or bad guys. The Islamic Front is the only counterbalance to extremists in Syria. The U.S. must recognize that.”

So how is the Islamic Front counterbalancing the extremists? With some good old-fashioned lashings.

In Haleb, two men were convicted of failing to take part in the Friday prayers, and were sentenced to 25 lashes each, to be delivered publicly.

The two convicted men were brought to the city square, where they were flogged on their bare backs. The crowd that had gathered watched the scene quietly.

This is not the first time that the Ahrar al-Sham Islamist organization carried out flogging sentences in public. The Islamic organizations’ religious court has even meted out sentences of capital punishment in the past.

Ahrar al-Sham is the core of the Islamic Front. Its goal is an Islamic State with no democracy and lots of floggings and beheadings.

Exactly the sort of people we should be negotiating with.

  • john spielman

    BUT BUT,I thought there was supposed to be “no compulsion in religion”


    • A Z

      This is rather mild stuff compared to beheading. These particular guys are going easy. the guy with the hose could have laid into the men much harder. Yet it did raise visible welts on the 2nd guy. The 1st guy’s back was already scarred or something. Had he been beat before? Was it relation to selling during prayers and he feels he has to to make the household budget?

      In New England we had our ducking chairs and Sunday blue laws but how long has it been since those were used or enforced?

      Anytime since the War of 1812 (200 years)?
      Or even longer the Revolutionary War or French and Indian Wars?

      I can find reference to 1746.

      I agree there should be no compulsion in religion.

    • A Z

      Like I said the guys carrying out the sentence appeared to be going easy.

      Is it because they do not want the populace to revolt or they really do not want to be there?

      Surely there are much worse individuals in that movement that we have seen. Some of the most evil are ones that do not pick up any weapon. They kiII with a decree. We saw it in Germany Russia, & now here. See the You tube.

  • DogmaelJones1

    Didn’t Saladin say in Scott’s “The Talisman” that there was no compulsion in Islam? Well,yes, and that’s about the only place one will read that there’s no compulsion in Islam. The reality is just the opposite.

  • ginger

    Cannot understand why those people would submit to that.

    • bbgunplinkplink

      better than being shot or beheaded

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