Well, that’s convenient for them.
By Leah Barkoukis, Townhall
Early Thursday morning an unspeakable tragedy struck Kenya when Somali terrorist group al-Shabab stormed Garissa University College, killing nearly 150 people. More specifically, however, militants from the al-Qaeda franchise went dorm to dorm separating Christian from Muslim students, killing the Christians.
In a statement early on Thursday, the Shabab said that its fighters had attacked the university early in the morning, separating Muslims from non-Muslims in an “operation against the infidels.”
He said the university had been targeted because it was educating many Christian students in “a Muslim land under colony,” a reference to the large Somali population in a part of Kenya that Somalia once tried to claim. He called the university part of Kenya’s “plan to spread their Christianity and infidelity.”
So while the Obama administration was right to condemn the terror attack, it was not random terrorism; the targeting of Christians was very much al Shabab’s goal and one that should not be overlooked in any statement about the incident. And yet, take a look at the White House’s.
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