Is Al Qaeda Our New Peace Partner in Syria?

Would you help Al Qaeda fighters attempt take over a chemical weapons plant? President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry essentially just did. Fortunately, the armed insurgents were stopped just a mile from the compound after vicious fighting. It would have been unthinkable in the months and years after Sept. 11 that our leadership in Washington would be actively helping al Qaeda and other radical Islamic fighting forces secure oil fields in Syria, conquer chemical weapons plants and eventually the country. But that's exactly what we are doing. The New York Times couldn't have been plainer this weekend about exactly whom we are helping in Syria. "Nowhere in rebel-controlled Syria is there a secular fighting force to speak of," the paper reported. It went on to explain that the so-called rebels or freedom fighters seeking to overthrow the brutal but secular Assad regime are all radical Islamists. All of them. These would be the same rebels we're giving hundreds of...(Read Full Article)