STARBUCKS FAIL: The overpriced coffee chain shamed into apologizing for despicable ad campaign depicting Armenian women smiling and drinking coffee under symbol of the Turkish flag

For anyone who doesn’t know, 1.5 million Armenians were killed in a genocide at the hands of Turkish Ottoman forces during the early 20th Century.

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UK Daily Mail  (h/t Min Bee) ‘So why is Starbucks selling coffee using an image of women, dressed in traditional Armenian costumes, celebrating a Turkish state that systematically victimized Armenian women during the Armenian genocide, and that still denies this crime against all humanity?’ ANCA wrote.

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More than 1.5million Armenians were killed by Turkish Ottoman Forces between 1915 and 1918 in what is now considered Eastern Turkey.  The poster was displayed in at least one Starbucks in Los Angeles – a city that’s home to more than 440,000 people with Armenian ancestry.

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Starbucks has since posted an apology on ANCA’s Facebook page and promised to remove the offensive advertisements. A spokesman for Starbucks wrote. ‘We missed the mark here and we apologize for upsetting our customers and the community.’

Exmagnasilentium   Missed the mark?  The company didn’t miss the mark if the mark was to get muslim customers, who appreciate this “triumph” over Christians.

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How is it that these two images are “innocently” combined for an advertising campaign, that executives of an advertising agency create this, that executives at Starbucks look at this and decide it’s a wonderful representation of their coffee, pay the creators for it, that the executives have the posters made and then displayed, and no one knew that this might cause disgust and consternation, to say the least, by many, many people who have not forgotten the history?  It doesn’t happen by accident.

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A message was being sent, disguised as a coffee advertisement, but which had nothing to do with coffee sales.  This was a celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of this glorious moment in islamic history.

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One hundred years ago, the religion of “peace” brought the joys of their religion to the happy Armenians blessed to live under Ottoman rule in the Ottoman Empire, in lands formerly Christian and which were largely the Byzantine Empire.

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That history shows the spread of islam by the sword, the only way it has ever spread over a territory, and which we are witnessing still today in several places in the Mideast and Africa and the nascent efforts in Europe, Australia and North America.

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The last sultan of the Ottomans declared a jihad against Christians and the demon-inspired minions were unleashed, resulting in a million and a half Armenians being raped, starved, robbed, enslaved and slaughtered by the noble representatives of the religion of “peace”.

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Since then, the Turks and muslims have lied about and denied this when addressing the “infidels”, but which they no doubt celebrate amongst themselves.

Armenians have not forgotten, and have refused to have this episode of despicable demonic destruction forgotten, nor denied by those who perpetrated it.  Turkey, the modern Ottoman descendants have spent the last one hundred years trying to fool the reasoning world that this never happened.

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Interviews with Christians banned from entering the Oklahoma State Capital while Muslim asslifters prayed for our demise on “Muslim Day” organized by designated terrorist group CAIR

ORIGINAL STORY HERE: police-grab-christian-woman-protesting-muslim-call-to-prayer-in-oklahoma-state-capital-building

Enid News  Few lawmakers attended Muslim Day, as it was held on a day when the Legislature was out of session. (See, they weren’t there to talk to lawmakers, they were there to shove their Islamic supremacism in American’s faces) 

Adam Soltani, executive director of CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), which organized the event, said Muslims plan to return next week to hand out copies of Quran, the Islamic holy book, to lawmakers. He said he hopes it serves as a “educational resource” to teach what Muslims really believe. (I hope you’ll be giving them authentic qurans and not the whitewashed, sanitized of all the violence versions you usually give out to unbelievers)

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AUSTRALIA: Fearless Councillor has her Twitter account suspended after she tweeted graphic Islamic female genital mutilation (FGM) photos to a supporter of a controversial mosque

2620779700000578-0-image-m-10_1424981872990Bendigo councillor Elise Chapman (photo right) has been outspoken against Islam in her campaign to stop a $3 million mosque development, approved by Bendigo City Council in June 2014. A mosque supporter had sent a message on Twitter to Chapman stating she hoped the mosque gets built soon.

UK Daily Mail  ‘It’s great to see someone who cares about all Bendigo residents and their religions,’ the supporter tweeted. Ms Chapman responded with the image showing five female Mulsim babies with their clitoris sliced off.

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‘Oh, we could have this here too? Would you like your f**ny sliced off,’ she captioned the photo. ‘Yes. I’m opposed to female genital mutilation, child brides, inequality, women beating, all part of Quran, read it.’

Chapman’s account was suspended by Twitter on Thursday night and she now faces a meeting with City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Peter Cox next week. The tweets do not reflect the view of the council which voted to approve the development in June last year, Mr Cox told AAP.

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He said he would initiate a process to address the issue of Ms Chapman’s ‘disappointing’ opinion, but would not say what that process will involve. ‘Hopefully we can discuss this in a fair manner and take it from there,’ he said.

Ms Chapman was one of two councillors who voted against approving the mosque, which would include two prayer rooms, a shop and community sports centre. The project has been the subject of vocal protests and a social media campaign from opponents, including 350 who submitted formal objections to the council.

The planning approval has been appealed to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, and hearings are ongoing. 

 

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OBAMA REGIME scrubs major attack on the Islamic State (ISIS) in Mosul indefinitely

c85bb63aa66916f7c375f80aec1fb66bJust days ago, the generals were trumpeting plans to knock Islamic State (ISIS) savages out of Mosul, its most important stronghold in Iraq, in the next few weeks. Now, those plans are on indefinite hold. Fall is more realistic. But even that date is tenuous.

The Daily Beast  The U.S. military’s goal to retake Iraq’s second largest city from the self-proclaimed Islamic State has been pushed back several months at least, defense officials told The Daily Beast. That’s a major shift for the Pentagon, which recently announced that the first major ground offensive in the war against ISIS could come in the next few weeks.

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Defense officials once hoped that Iraqi troops could move into Mosul by the Spring and reclaim the city from ISIS. Now, those officials say, Fall is more realistic. And even that date was tenuous.

“It is an Iraqi decision (sure it is) but we don’t want to do anything until they are ready and can win decisively,” a military official explained to the Daily Beast. “They cannot now.”

It’s another sign that the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS isn’t going nearly as smoothly as the American government had hoped. (There is no campaign, that’s the problem) At the Pentagon Friday, Defense Department spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby shied away from any kind of timeline, saying: “I can’t put a date certain…nor say April is out.”

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A group within U.S. government pushed for a Spring offensive out of concern that the next opportunity to launch such a campaign would not be until the Fall. But these policymakers appeared to have been trumped by those fearing that Iraqi forces are nowhere near ready.

The shift away from the Spring began in the last few days, in part because officials could not agree publicly about whether the Iraqi forces would be ready for the fight. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart told the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday that it would be “six to nine months, best estimate,” before Iraqi forces could be able to launch a major counteroffensive against ISIS.

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“When we talk about the six to nine months additional training, it is to deal with an urban fight, which is very, very different, very complex, requires a great deal of skill, great deal of precision to be successful,” Stewart said. (I guess the fact we have been training the Iraqi Army in urban warfare for at least 8 years already is irrelevant?)

Earlier this month, a U.S. Central Command official gave a briefing to reporters saying that Iraqi forces could be ready by April or May to launch an offensive to take back the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, where the group is entrenched. ISIS has controlled Mosul since June, when Iraqi troops fled their posts as ISIS forces stormed the city.

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The proposed offensive would take as many as 25,000 troops assigned to at least eight Iraqi brigades, the CENTCOM official said on the condition of anonymity. The forces would seek to root out 2,000 ISIS fighters, he added. U.S. forces would support that campaign by the air, but the CENTCOM official did not offer any specifics.

There were sectarian considerations, as well. The Iraqi divisions who would likely lead such a campaign are majority Shiite forces; Mosul is a Sunni-dominated town and such sectarian delineations are important to all involved. Many worried that Sunnis in both Iraq and the broader Arab world would not accept a Shiite-dominated military force leading the campaign.

Still others were angry that the U.S. military decided to telegraph the mission and the details of it. Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham blasted the announcement in a letter to President Obama, calling the disclosure a risk to “the success of our mission, but could also cost the lives of U.S., Iraqi, and coalition forces.” (McCain can’t seem to decide which side he’s on)

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But have no fear, the State Department has a TWITTER hashtag offensive in motion:

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Are you shopping at one of Target’s Islamic sharia-compliant stores?

600x4443According to recent reports, Target stores have implemented a new policy that specially caters to Muslim cashiers. The national retailer recently announced that those who object to ringing up products that contain pork are being shifted to other positions within the organization.

FOX News  The retailer notes that some Muslim cashiers had refused to scan products like bacon because it would interfere with their religious beliefs. Reportedly, Muslim employees would ask other cashiers and coworkers to ring up the purchases. Some even went as far as asking the customers to scan the items themselves.

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“We are confident that this is a reasonable solution for our guests and team members,” said Target spokeswoman Paula Thorton-Greear about the decision to offer Muslim cashiers the options of wearing gloves or shifting to other positions. Greear said the problem was only taking place in a specific area.

“It is not an issue in most of our stores in the Twin cities,” Greear claimed in an email. “There is also no indication that is an issue in the Minnesota market overall or nationwide.” (Not yet, anyway, give-em time)

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IOWA: Designated Terrorist Group CAIR demands federal, state, and local ‘hate crime’ investigation of threatening letter left on door of mosque

An anonymous envelope that said “To all (expletive) Muslims,” was left on the door of the Darul Arqum Islamic Center in Ames, Iowa. Three notes inside the envelope said “We will burn all of you,” “Leave our country” and “We hate you.”

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Ames Tribune  The Iowa chapter of Hamas-linked CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations) is calling for a local, state and national law enforcement investigation. 

“This threat to a house of worship should be investigated as a hate crime and all available resources should be devoted to bringing the perpetrator to justice,” said Miriam Amer, CAIR-IA executive director, in a statement. (Yes, because federal, state, and local law enforcement have nothing better to do than chase down anonymous letter writers)

“We view this threat as just part of a recent spike in hate incidents targeting American Muslims and their institutions nationwide.” Ames Police officers will be doing extra patrols in the area of the mosque while they continue to investigate.

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KENTUCKY: Pakistani Muslim driver shot dead in ‘random’ act of road rage

Christopher-McCullum-jpgA man has been charged with killing a Muslim father-of-three after he shot him while driving down a highway in Kentucky. Christopher L. McCullum, 43, of Louisville, Kentucky was driving on Interstate 71 on Wednesday, when he spotted Mukhtar Ahmed, 41, in a separate lane and opened fire.

UK Daily Mail  Ahmed was shot multiple times through the passenger door of his black SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the shooting was a ‘completely random act of road rage,’ as there was no connection between McCullum and his victim. However the local Pakistani-American community fear that it was a faith-based hate crime as Ahmed was a Muslim.

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Mukhtar Ahmed, Pakistani Muslim

Khalid Kahloon, Ahmed’s family attorney, told NBC News: ‘As a Muslim community living in America at this time, the community is very sensitive and apprehensive.’ ‘This is a source of great discomfort to the community as to why a member would be murdered in this way. 

Ahmed, an immigrant from Pakistan, had just dropped off his daughter at school and was driving on Interstate 71 in Louisville at 9 am, when the incident unfolded.

Eyewitnesses said the driver was dressed in overalls and was calmly chatting with officers after they got him out of the van.  He was arrested and charged with murder. But there is still no indication of what sparked the dispute. (Sudden Anti-Jihad Syndrome?)

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Police Chief Steve Conrad told local media: ‘I don’t exactly know the motive. It appears, based on what I know, to be some sort of road rage incident, but I don’t know that for a fact.’ 

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Police grab Christian woman protesting Muslim Call to Prayer in Oklahoma State Capital Building

Who the hell allowed Muslim extremists from designated terrorist group CAIR to desecrate the Capital Building with their offensive Call to Prayer?

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Even worse, look at all the Christophobes sprawled out on the floor of the State Capital Building, blocking any real American citizens from entering. Disgusting!

Star Tribune  So-called ‘Muslim Day’ participants at Oklahoma Capitol were met by a group of angry anti-Islam protesters.   Adam Soltani, the group’s executive director, said Muslims in Oklahoma are increasingly being targeted with anti-Islamic rhetoric, some of it from Republican state legislators, making it even more important to learn how government operates. For example, Republican Rep. John Bennett is a frequent critic of CAIR who has said he believes Islam is a threat to America.

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The Muslim man, Alton Nolen, who cut off the head of an Oklahoma Christian grandmother at work was unavailable to attend Muslim Day at the Capital.

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The Islamic State (ISIS) throws another bound and blindfolded homosexual man off a roof to his death

The happily awaiting crowd on the ground hurls rocks at the body to ensure that the man is dead.

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UK Daily Mail  Islamic State has released new shocking photos of a ‘gay ‘man being thrown off a roof and stoned to death. Following a trial in an Islamic State court, the man was taken to the roof of the building and thrown to his death in front a large crowd below.

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The horrific act was carried out in Tel Abiad in the Islamic State capital of Raqqa in Syria. The man is described as a ‘child of Lot’ and accused of committing acts of sodomy.  Lot is referred to in the Bible and the Qur’an, where it is claimed the people of Sodom and Gomorrah carried out sinful acts and were severely punished by God. 

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It is not the first occasion that Islamic State have published photos of such persecution. Another man accused of committing homosexual acts was thrown off the same building last month. 

A large crowd of fighters and local residents of Raqqa are shown gathering to watch the horrific punishment outside the Islamic court building in Tal Abiad.

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Amongst some of the bearded fighters, a number of children and women can be seen in the crowd, watching the horrific act. Dozens of men line a high wall, hoping to get a better view of the atrocity from their vantage point.

Following the announcement, the guilty man is shown being thrown off the building’s roof by two fighters. Another fighter stands on the roof, watching the man fall to his death. The victim’s legs and hands appear to have been bound together whilst his eyes have been covered by a black blindfold.

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His broken body is shown lying on the ground, broken concrete and twisted metal litters the ground around his corpse.

The final photo shows the crowd enthusiastically hurling large rocks at the dead man’s body. 

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BANGLADESH: American blogger hacked to death with machetes by Muslims for his anti-Islam writings

American blogger Dr. Avijit Roy was hacked to death with machetes and meat cleavers by a Muslim militant group while walking down the street in Bangladesh. The horrific attack occurred while the Atlanta, Georgia man, known for his anti-Muslim extremist writings, was attending a book fair with his wife Rafida Ahmed.

This image, circulated by extremists on social media, shows Dr Aijivit Roy dead on the floor in Dhaka, Bangladesh (right) on Thursday night. Left, his wounded wife, Rafida Ahmed, stands over his body

This image, circulated by extremists on social media, shows Dr Aijivit Roy dead on the floor in Dhaka, Bangladesh (right) on Thursday night. Left, his wounded wife, Rafida Ahmed, stands over his body

UK Daily Mail  Dr. Avijit Roy was reportedly a prominent American blogger who routinely spoke out against Islamic extremism. Rafida Ahmed was also seriously injured in the meat cleaver and machete attack and was taken to a Bangladesh hospital with critical injuries. Roy, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was of a Hindu descent. Hindus are a religious minority in Bangladesh and have reportedly faced cultural obstacles and persecution in the country throughout history.

Police said at least two men, who are believed to have links to Dhaka University, attacked Roy around 8.45pm and landed three strong, deliberate blows to the right side of his head. They turned on his wife, Rafida Ahmed, when she tried to save him, then fled into the crowd, dumping their weapons as they ran. Police have expressed shock that extremists struck at a university book fair, which was heavily guarded.

Survivor: Rafida Ahmed is pictured above being stretchered to hospital after the attack

Survivor: Wife Rafida Ahmed is pictured above being stretchered to hospital after the attack

Witnesses have even said officers and bystanders were there during the murder – but did nothing. Several onlookers told Al-Jazeera nobody intervened in the brazen attack, while even police chiefs had said they were baffled that a man could be murdered so close to the heavily-guarded area.

Roy’s body was found in a pool of blood on Thursday night after the brutal attack. Ahmed, 45, is also a blogger. She is reportedly now in hospital with a deep cut to her head. Roy, who is a naturalized U.S. citizen and also a bio-engineer, had been receiving death threats online for years.

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Dr. Avijit Roy, slain by Muslim terrorists

One Muslim, Farabi Shafiur Rahman, had reportedly posted threats on Facebook last year that Roy would be killed as soon as he returned to the country.

Roy and his wife were visiting the city of Dhaka for a book fair when they were set upon opposite the Dhaka University Central Mosque. Jubilant extremists writing on social media were quick to praise the attackers. The account for Ansar Bangla 7 made a post which linked the killing to Roy’s nationality – and American airstrikes on ISIS. 

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The Islamic State (ISIS) calls for all churches in Egypt to be destroyed

Hussein bin Mahmoud, a jurist of Sharia law for the Islamic State, said in an article published on February 17 and appearing in various jihadi websites that all Christian churches in Cairo must be demolished.

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Raymond Ibrahim  Titled the “Ruling on Egypt’s Christians,” the article, written like a fatwa, asserts that

The ruling concerning the churches that are in Cairo is that they be destroyed, according to the consensus of the righteous forefathers [Salaf], because they are new under Islam, and Cairo is a new city whose original inhabitants were Muslim; there were no churches in it previously.

As for churches in Upper Egypt, which may have been in existence before the Islamic conquest of Egypt, these may remain but may never be renovated or fixed.

The Islamic state cleric cited medieval jurist Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328), some of whose fatwas deal with Islam’s views on churches which are described as “worse than bars and brothels.” And in fact, Taymiyya and many other jurists (such as Ibn Qayyim) called for the destruction of all churches built after the conquests.

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21 Egyptian Coptic Christians beheaded by ISIS

 

HUFFPO  Many in Egypt have accused the United States, Qatar, and Turfkey of supporting ISIS. The state-run newspaper Al-Ahram ran a front-page story calling Qatar, Turkey and the U.S. the “triangle of the forces of evil.”

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Egyptian President al-Sisi has good reason to feel this way. The U.S, Qatari, sand Turkish governments expressed support for the elected Muslim Brotherhood-run government, a product of the Arab Spring, that Sisi and the military overthrew in 2013 in a restoration of Egypt’s autocratic old guard.

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This idea seems to have taken hold in Al Aour, the village that was home to 13 of ISIS’s Egyptian victims.

“I have a message to Obama,” Emet Suleiman Shahata, the brother of one of the men beheaded by a Libyan offshoot of the Islamic State, told The WorldPost this week at the village’s Coptic Christian church. “Egypt will be strong no matter what our enemies do.”

Shahata and the men around him interrupted each other in their rush to explain precisely how the U.S. helped make the ISIS atrocity possible. “The United States is the backbone of support for Qatar and Turkey, and they are backing terrorism,” Shahata continued.

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Media outlets in Egypt also had promoted the idea that Qatar and the U.S. are aiding terror. On Tuesday, Middle East news site Al Bawaba published a headline that stated: “Strike Qatar…Daesh [ISIS] will fall.”

And on Thursday, the leading newspaper Al Masry Al Youm ran a cartoon showing “Daesh,” the preferred Arabic term for the Islamic State, intertwined with “USA.”

The state-run newspaper Al-Ahram ran a front-page story the same day calling Qatar, Turkey and the U.S. the “triangle of the forces of evil.”

The U.S. and Egypt presently have “mutual frustration,” a U.S. official told the Daily Beast this week. The Pentagon made clear on Wednesday that Egypt did not inform Washington before it flew U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to bomb ISIS camps near the town of Derna in eastern Libya.

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Libya has remained a major battleground for the ongoing conflict between Qatar and the anti-Brotherhood forces linked with Sisi despite the signs of regional reconciliation. The country is split between two militia-backed governments: one in the west composed of both moderate and radical Islamists, which is thought to be supported by Qatar, and a more secular Sisi-backed one in the east, which is internationally recognized but seen as too connected to the old Gaddafi regime.

Sisi has never fully warmed to either the U.S. or Qatar. Both governments expressed support for the elected Muslim Brotherhood-run government, a product of the Arab Spring, that Sisi and the military overthrew in 2013 in a restoration of Egypt’s autocratic old guard.

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It is no secret that there is no love lost between Obama and al-Sisi. Obama still supports the Muslim Brotherhood government of Mohamed Morsi and has voiced his opposition to the ouster and imprisonment of Morsi on many occasions. Qatar is the home base for the Muslim Brotherhood now.

U.S. officials did not anticipate Sisi’s government would further complicate the civil war by publicly accusing Qatar of backing ISIS. Despite the fact that Egypt has conflated Islamists in Egypt and in Libya with the Islamic State, it is a serious escalation for Cairo to call a fellow Arab government an ISIS backer.

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Analysts say this rift is the last thing Washington needs as it considers how to respond to ISIS: Cairo would be on the frontlines of any effort against ISIS expansion in Libya, and a U.S. base in Qatar is the center of the U.S. air war against the militants in Iraq and Syria.

For now, the U.S. has not taken a public position on the Egyptian airstrikes or the subsequent inter-Arab spat. A spokesperson for Gen. John Allen, the U.S. envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition, declined to comment on the situation’s impact on the coalition.

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Obama is training and funding so-called "moderate" Syran rebels

Obama is training and funding so-called “moderate” Syran rebels

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