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Obama Administration Calls for the ‘Human Rights’ of Jihadi Murderers

Nigerian government is criticized by the U.S. for going after savage terrorists who murder Christians.

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Raymond Ibrahim

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May 23, 2013 - 12:25 am
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As for Nigeria’s Boko Haram, the group has been responsible for some of the most horrific human-rights abuses. Indeed, of all the human rights abuses I catalog in my new book Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians, Boko Haram’s relentless slaughter of Christians is the most savage, resulting in more Christians killed than in the rest of the world combined.

The group has bombed or burned hundreds of Christian churches, most when packed for service. The Christmas day church attacks — in 2010, 2011, and 2012 — which left hundreds of Christians dead or dismembered, are the tip of the iceberg of Boko Haram’s hate for Christianity. In the group’s bid to cleanse northern Nigeria of all Christian presence, it has threatened to poison the food eaten by Christians and “to strike fear into the Christians of the power of Islam by kidnapping their women.” The group frequently storms areas where Christians and Muslims are intermingled — from villages to colleges — and singles the Christians out before slitting their throats to cries of Allahu Akbar. Pregnant and elderly Christian women and children have been raped, enslaved, and slaughtered simply for being “infidels.”

The fact that Boko Haram’s motives are clear-cut and fueled by Islamic teachings — the creation of an Islamic state that enforces Sharia law and is Christian-free — has not stopped the Obama administration from pointing to anything and everything else to rationalize its bloodlust.

The very next day after Boko Haram bombed Christian churches celebrating Easter in April 2012, killing 39 Christian worshippers, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson said, “I want to take this opportunity to stress one key point and that is that religion is not driving extremist violence” in Muslim-majority Nigerian areas where churches were and continue to be attacked.

As far as Bill Clinton is concerned,  “inequality” and “poverty” are “‘what’s fueling all this stuff’” — a reference to Boko Haram’s anti-Christian jihad. Foreshadowing Kerry’s concern for the wellbeing of Islamic mass murderers, Clinton also said that “it is almost impossible to cure a problem based on violence with violence” — a suggestion that Nigeria’s government not retaliate in response to Boko Haram with any severity.

Talk of “poverty,” “inequality,” “grievance,” and the rest of the canards used by Western leaders to overlook Islamic violence blatantly ignores all the facts. Boko Haram began its jihad in earnest because a Christian won what was described as Nigeria’s freest and fairest elections. And Islamic law forbids non-Muslims from ruling over Muslims — not because they’re bad for the economy, but because they’re infidels.

The full name of Boko Haram is “Sunnis for [Islamic] Propagation and Jihad” — which doesn’t reflect any economic grievances. Their repeatedly stated goal is the establishment of a pure Sharia state in Nigeria. In other words, they are motivated by the same Islamic supremacism that is prompting jihadis all around the Islamic world to attack, kill, and displace infidels, leading to, among other travesties, a mass exodus of Christians.

Once again, then, reality is easily ascertained — at root, Boko Haram’s terror campaign is entirely motivated by Islamic teachings — even as the Obama administration refuses to designate the group as a terrorist organization, wastes millions of U.S. tax dollars on superfluous initiatives (or diversions), and pressures the Nigerian president to make concessions to the jihadis — including building more mosques, the very breeding grounds for Islamic “radicalization.”

And now, when the Nigerian government goes on the offensive to neutralize the terrorists responsible for countless inhuman atrocities, the Obama administration offers “a strongly worded statement” to defend their “human rights.”

Meanwhile, when such jihadis daily persecute and murder non-Muslims around the world — Christians at the top of the list — the only sound coming out of the White House is of crickets chirping.

Postscript: Following Kerry’s call to protect the “human rights” of Nigeria’s jihadi terrorists, Obama himself has just urged Myanmar to halt violence against Muslims” and “move ahead with economic and political reforms” — all while omitting the fact that the government’s offensive is in response to violent, separatist Muslims, whose jihad has nothing to do with “economic and political reforms,” only the subjugation of infidels.

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Raymond Ibrahim, a Middle East and Islam specialist, is author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians (2013) and The Al Qaeda Reader (2007). His writings have appeared in a variety of media, including the Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, Jane’s Islamic Affairs Analyst, Middle East Quarterly, World Almanac of Islamism, and Chronicle of Higher Education; he has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN, PBS, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, NPR, Blaze TV, and CBN. Ibrahim regularly speaks publicly, briefs governmental agencies, provides expert testimony for Islam-related lawsuits, and testifies before Congress. He is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, an Associate Fellow at the Middle East Forum, and a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution, 2013. Ibrahim’s dual-background -- born and raised in the U.S. by Coptic Egyptian parents born and raised in the Middle East -- has provided him with unique advantages, from equal fluency in English and Arabic, to an equal understanding of the Western and Middle Eastern mindsets, positioning him to explain the latter to the former.

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And that was the last time "The West" fought a war to win the war. Since then we have been fighting to win hearts and minds and bring democracy to people that don't want it.

Fight to win, or surrender and die.
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I just can't understand why our government can't figure out what "kill the unbelievers wherever you find them" in the koran means. Take a hint here Barak, it means kill people that don't believe in islam. It's like the British murder yesterday, these animals weren't "fueled by Radical Islam" as I heard reported. They are fueled by islam. Read the koran and you will understand that it has nothing to do with our behavior in the world, it is all about the koran.
47 weeks ago
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Is it any wonder? Obama may claim he's a Christian, but he grew up steeped in the muslim religion/culture background,

And John Brenann is a converted muslim,

And Hillary's "body person" Huma Abedin's mother heads the women's equivalent to the Muslim Brotherhood,

And Benghazi was "Obama" using CIA to funnel Saudi and Qatar aid to Muslim Brotherhood,

And NASA's mission is Muslim outreach,

And Nidal Hassan still got paid a 278K bounty for murdering 13 U.S. military infidels,

And "Arab Spring" is ringing Israel with Islamist states,

.......... (Do I need to go on?)
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Terrorists will keep killing until people go into their religion.These will continue over&over&over again.YES!Obama should see it,but won't change because he himself is a Muslim.People in his cabinet are,too!Liz
47 weeks ago
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Be nice to a Muslim and just get along and they'll CUT YOUR HEAD OFF.
Appeasement has never worked and never will.
47 weeks ago
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“it is . . . . administration policy to consider specifically Islamic criticism of the American system of government legitimate.”?

As a complete clause or sentence, does that above constitute grammatical logic?
47 weeks ago
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The Obama administration tries ignorance or whitewash, or both, . . .
47 weeks ago
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I don't trust 1 person in this administration.
Including Obama himself.Oh!I really wish the 1/2 of America that voted for him could detect whats truth,or not.Liz Find it even sickening daily when the president goes on camera before us.
47 weeks ago
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John 'Reportin' fer Duty' Kerry. The guy who threw some poor wounded vet's medals over the fence in a Jane-Fonda rally back in the late-60s, but kept his own safe & sound, in case he wanted to run for something.

The man is a disgrace. Of course he would join Barry in bowing low to Jihadi forces.
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Sadly this behavior has been allowed to fester for far too long across the world. The only thing that will stop it at this point is responding with unbridled brutality. Muslims kill 1, 10 or theirs die. Muslins kill 10, 1000 of theirs die. Coincide that with the one-by-one total destruction of their so called holy sites. I cannot imagine such horror but I also cannot imagine this culturally inbred inhumanity ending with nothing less.
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"I cannot imagine such horror.."

I can.
Its real easy.
Dad used a flame thrower on Iwo.
Uncle Bill flew B-29's

There....I just imagined Mecca turned to glass and 7 million vaporized...Now I need a sandwich...It aint that hard.
47 weeks ago
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I thought the fury of the white woman in England who confronted the terrorist signaled a change in attitude toward the Islamists but I guess I was wrong, I cannot understand why Americans are so reluctant to speak up...so what if you are called a bigot or racist. If enough people speak out, something may change. It has to start somewhere and, like compound interest, it will grow.
47 weeks ago
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Hopefully, you'll have a jury to back you, . . . against our corrupted government, . . .
47 weeks ago
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And we are getting exactly what we deserve, our idiots voted twice for this closet Muslim clown and this is no time to start crying. This is the time to start planning for how we are going to survive this administration. The fat is in the fire and Islam is approaching the door.... Obama and his DHS with his MB backers are well in hand and we had better get ready....
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Remember when Obama said he wanted a "well-funded" civilian force as strong as any military?

Well what ELSE did you think he was talking about? Look at Dearborn/Detroit. Look at Mufreesboro. Look at Minneapolis. These are Obama's vaunted Civilians. Jihadis just ready and waiting for the call to Cull the Herd.
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