WITH ALLAH’S NAME, THE MERCIFUL BENEFACTOR, THE MERCIFUL REDEEMER
* CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME AND SPREADS ABROAD*
_ January 17, 2012_
In reading the January 13th edition of Muslim Journal I was shocked to see on page 3 the bold headline of the national political educational organization established under the leadership of Imam W. D. Mohammed stating “AMERICAN COALITION FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST SYRIA”. As I read further this article called for the intervention of the United States Government: The immediate stepping down of the Syrian President, the withdrawing of our ambassador and the expelling of the Syrian Government and for the U. S. to work unilaterally with our allied nations to apply economic sanctions on the Syrian Government until the Syrian Government elects new representation.
One of the problems as I see it with this kind of local reaction to a foreign sovereign nation is that Syria is nearly 9000 miles away from our nearest shore and we have no independent knowledge as to what precipitated this situation in Syria or what has continued to make it fester other than what we are told by the Western press and its sources. The same press told us