Idiot leftists going to Syria to act as human shields for Assad regime

human shieldsNo one ever accused liberals of being intelligent.  Now comes word that a group of leftists from Britain and the U.S. are heading to Syria to act as human shields for the Assad regime.

Ynet reported that Franklin Lamb, an attorney for the “International Human Shields” movement said that the group has been “inundated” with requests from activists around the world including Canada, France, Italy, the US, and Britain.

Ynet reported:

While many Western nations are evacuating their citizens from Syria and the neighbors countries ahead of a potential US strikes, human rights activists are planning to enter the war-torn country and act as “human shields” against a US assault, Britain’s The Telegraph reported Saturday.

The ‘International Human Shields’ movement, started by a group of activists in Britain and the US, plans to bring to Syria civilians from countries around the globe, who will try to deter US strikes on the country by staking out potential military targets.

According to Ynet, many of those going participated in the “Human Shields” movement that went to Baghdad in 2003, supposedly to protect hospitals and schools, and later, key government infrastructure sites from coalition attacks.


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A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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