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    Syria’s Christians Risk Eradication

    US created a catastrophe to Christians in Iraq, Now it tries again to do same thing in Syria. All are in the name of “democracy” and “human rights”. It’s disgusting.

    Syria’s Christians Risk Eradication

    A post-Assad Islamist regime threatens to re-enact the Armenian genocide.

    By Philip Jenkins • September 4, 2013

    U.S. policy towards Syria is bafflingly inconsistent. If U.S. leaders are so concerned about regimes slaughtering thousands of their own people, did they notice what just happened in Egypt? If they are so exercised over about weapons of mass destruction, are they aware that Israel has two hundred nuclear warheads, with delivery systems? Will American warships in the region be making those other stops on their liberating mission?

    Most puzzling of all, though, is why the United States seems so determined to eradicate Christianity in one of its oldest heartlands, at such an agonizingly sensitive historical moment.

    Syria has always been a complex place religiously. Although the country has a substantial Sunni Muslim majority, it also has large minority communities—Christians, Alawites, and others—who together make up over a quarter of the population. Those communities have survived very successfully in Syria for centuries, but the present revolution is a threat to their continued existence.

    Under its new Sunni rulers, minorities would likely face a fate like that in neighboring Iraq, where the Christian share of population fell from 8 percent in the 1980s to perhaps 1 percent today. In Iraq, though, persecuted believers had a place to which they could escape, namely Syria. Where would Syrian refugees go?

    A month ago, that question was moot, as the Assad government was gaining the upper hand over the rebels. At worst, it seemed, the regime could hold on to a rump state in Syria’s west, a refuge for Alawites, Christians, and others. And then came the alleged gas attack, and the overheated U.S. response.

    So here is the nightmare. If the U.S., France, and some miscellaneous allies strike at the regime, they could conceivably so weaken it that it would collapse. Out of the ruins would emerge a radically anti-Western regime, which would kill or expel several million Christians and Alawites. This would be a political, religious, and humanitarian catastrophe unparalleled since the Armenian genocide almost exactly a century ago.

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    Arab Christians come out strongly against US strike in Syria

    Opposition to Western intervention on behalf of beleaguered Christian minorities emerged as a key theme of a regional Arab Christian conference hosted by Jordan this week.

    September 6, 2013
    http://news.yahoo.com/arab-christian...160334725.html

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    Look! It is the only one defecating on itself.

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    Syrian Christians worry about life after Bashar Assad

    They fear civil war and revenge attacks if President Bashar Assad falls, an anxiety fed by the sectarian violence seen in Egypt and Iraq.
    Ignatius IV, patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church, described Syria as an oasis of religious tolerance where Christians can worship freely, build sanctuaries and run schools, activities that are restricted by varying degrees in a number of Middle Eastern countries.

    Christian clerics are frequently shown on television taking part in joint prayer services with their Muslim counterparts. The defense minister is a Christian, as are other senior members of the government and security forces.

    "Wherever you go, you find Christians and Muslims," said the patriarch, who has a photograph of himself with Assad displayed on his office wall. "There is no distinction."

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/n...,4403703.story

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    Its amazing to me how the world, including America, is turning a blind eye to the mass slaughter of Christians around the world by Muslims.

    The left in America was outraged over Russians recent "anti-gay" policies but the left sure isn't outraged over Muslims killing Christians everyday around the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onus View Post
    Its amazing to me how the world, including America, is turning a blind eye to the mass slaughter of Christians around the world by Muslims.

    The left in America was outraged over Russians recent "anti-gay" policies but the left sure isn't outraged over Muslims killing Christians everyday around the world.
    What would you have America do?

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    katdung is a troll who does nothing but drive by, defecate his tin-foil encased conspiracy turds on us, and leave.

    If he had half a brain, he'd engage us on stuff we care about (I dunno, OC?), and then some here might actually read some of his bilge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eye95 View Post
    katdung is a troll who does nothing but drive by, defecate his tin-foil encased conspiracy turds on us, and leave.

    If he had half a brain, he'd engage us on stuff we care about (I dunno, OC?), and then some here might actually read some of his bilge.
    reported for spam, this same comments been posted on numerous threads.
    they love our milk and honey, but they preach about some other way of living, when they're running down my country man they're walkin' on the fightin side of me

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    Quote Originally Posted by EMNofSeattle View Post
    reported for spam, this same comments been posted on numerous threads.
    But you are doing the same thing. Are you going to report your "spam"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebobby View Post
    What would you have America do?
    I would kick out all illegal aliens and grant asylum to any Christian around the world that is being persecuted.

    At the very least we could stop giving Visas and citizenship to muslims from Mid East countries.

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    call up the pope .. maybe time for another kick-butt crusade ! Lets get medieval ! lol
    Last edited by davidmcbeth; 10-03-2013 at 04:24 AM.

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