Obama-endorsed Syrian Muslim Brotherhood defends Al-Nusra from US labeling a terrorist organization

I love it. Obama endorses the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood (a.k.a Syrian rebels) after designating the Syrian Al-Nusra group (fighting with rebels) a terrorist organization because it’s just an Al-Qaeda front group, and then the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood turns around and defends Al-Nusra:

JERUSALEM POST – A high-level official in the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday the United States had made a “very wrong” decision by designating the militant Islamist al-Nusra Front rebel group as a terrorist organization.

“The designation is very wrong and too hasty. I think it is too early to categorize people inside Syria this way, considering the chaos and the grey atmosphere in the country,” Farouk Tayfour, deputy leader of the group, told Reuters.

The United States on Tuesday designated the Islamist Jabhat (front) al-Nusra, an important fighting force in the opposition struggle, as a foreign terrorist organization and said it was trying to hijack the rebellion on behalf of al-Qaida in Iraq.

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