Just to help Congress decide on Syria, here’s a picture of the rebels blowing up our Capitol

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Published on September 06, 2013

This image appears on the Facebook page of the al-Aqsa Islamic Brigades, a small element of the Free Syrian Army — i.e., the guys we’ll be assisting if we go to war there:


In context here:


Evan Kohlmann of Flashpoint intelligence, tells NBC:

“As a group that claims affiliation to the generally pro-Western Free Syrian Army, it is difficult to reconcile the fact that it has plastered such a lurid anti-American image as the banner on its own official Facebook page,” Kohlmann said. “It raises the unfortunate but inescapable fact that not every group within the Free Syrian Army is closely aligned with U.S. interests in the region.”