- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Jihad fighters with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant sent a mocking video aimed directly at President Obama — a YouTube spot called “The End of Sykes-Picot” that wraps with a smiling terrorist taunting the White House head for his failing military prowess.

“I want to send a question to Obama,” the jihadist said, grinning while sitting inside an American-made truck, the New York Daily News reported. “Did you prepare enough diapers for your soldiers or not?”

The man — who delivered the line in perfect English — then breaks into laughter, the video showed.

The name of the video refers to the 1916 land tiff between France and Britain that ultimately led to the establishment of Iraq’s and Syria’s borders. The video’s main character, believed to be Chilean Muslim Abu Safiyya, said those borders are no longer valid — that they’ve been destroyed by ISIL maneuvers, the New York Daily News reported.

“We are not here to fight for earth or dirt or imaginary borders,” he said, in the video. “Our jihad is more loftier and higher.”

In the video, he then leads the cameraman on a tour of border spots in Iraq that have been abandoned, including a police station and a cell that housed Shia captives.

“They are nothing but cowards,” he said of Iraq’s government forces. “They only run away, Iraqi army. The soldiers … threw their uniforms in the streets, and they run away like civilians. Cowards.”

The video narrator then points out U.S. vehicles that have been seized and says: “Look at how much money America spends to fight Islam and it ends up just being in our pockets. They spent millions. Up to now, America spent … 20 billion of dollars. Now they are bankrupt. They cannot enter back into Iraq. They lost in Iraq, they lost in Afghanistan. They will lose in Syria also when they come.”

 

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