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Syrian Rebel Alliance Openly Threatens Ethnic Cleansing

Syrian Rebel Alliance Openly Threatens Ethnic Cleansing

Syrian Rebel Alliance Openly Threatens Ethnic Cleansing

By Alex Newman


May 30, 2013 "Information Clearing House" -  A spokesman for the primary rebel alliance in Syria, known as the “Free Syrian Army,” threatened that opposition forces could start implementing a broad ethnic-cleansing program aimed at Shia Muslims and especially the Islamic Alawite sect to which dictator Bashar al-Assad belongs. As Obama administration-led Western powers and a coalition of Sunni Arab dictators continue to fuel the increasingly ruthless conflict, the rebel FSA spokesperson said in a TV interview that minority communities would be “wiped off the map” if the regime’s forces managed to capture the city of Al-Qusair.

The genocide announcement came shortly after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted his Senate Foreign Relations Committee colleagues for voting to arm the rebels, man…