John McCain explains why ‘Allahu Akbar’ shouldn’t freak you out

September 4, 2013

The Syrian conflict has sure made for some interesting bedfellows and some even more interesting enemies. On Tuesday, Fox News's Brian Kilmeade suggested that he didn't want to back Syrian rebels who yell out "Allahu Akbar!" in the midst of battle. Then Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) explained exactly how silly he thought that was:

Video via Igor Volsky. For the record, "Allahu Akbar!" is translated in English as "God is Great." Terrifying stuff.

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