US Troops Forced To Flee Town After US-Backed Rebels Threaten To “Slaughter” Them
The US soldiers were working with Turkish forces as they advanced on al-Rai, Aleppo, in preparation for an offensive against nearby al-Bab, which is controlled by the Islamic State group.
The FSA is allied with Turkish forces and ostensibly supported by the US as a “moderate” rebel group fighting against the government of Bashar al-Assad.
However, Friday’s confrontation highlights the complex nature of the war in Syria.
In the video, fighters from the FSA chant that US forces are “pigs”, “crusaders” and “infidels”.
“Dogs, agents of America,” one man can be heard to say in Arabic, while others chant “They are crusaders and infidels”, “Down with America”, “‘Get out you pigs” and “They are coming to Syria to occupy it”. – READ MORE