U.S. Army veteran charged after fight...

U.S. Army veteran charged after fighting in Syria with al-Qaeda affiliate

There are 6 comments on the The Washington Post story from Mar 28, 2013, titled U.S. Army veteran charged after fighting in Syria with al-Qaeda affiliate. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

A U.S. Army veteran was charged with conspiracy Thursday for fighting alongside a Syrian rebel group linked to al-Qaeda. Eric Harroun, 30, known to Syrians as "the American," crossed into northern Syria in January and joined members of Jabhat al-Nusra to fight against the Syrian military, according to an FBI agent's affidavit in support of a ... (more)

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Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#1 Mar 28, 2013
This man should be sent to Gitmo and face a firing squad.
saint

India

#2 Mar 29, 2013
kill this man
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#3 Mar 29, 2013
Harroun said he went to Syria to fight with the Free Syrian Army.

He was fighting against the Syrian military and has done NOTHING against the USA.

The US supports these rebel fighters in their efforts to overthrow the Assad regime.
WoW

Coronado Ntl Forest, AZ

#4 Mar 29, 2013
Why? You all dont know anything about this case yet.. let it play out. Did he target U.S. personnel? Did he target U.S. interests? Do you know for sure that he knew who he was fighting along side? No. You dont know. Its all speculation thus far.
Oliver Cromwell

Newtownabbey, UK

#5 Mar 29, 2013
You Clown want to have your cake and eat it,its ok for this filth to kill Syrians but if an American is under threat you don't like it,i wish the Syrian Army had captured the Bastard and shot him the spot.
ex-con

Huntsville, AL

#6 Mar 29, 2013
Wow I wonder why someone would just jump up an do this. It's really crazy.

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