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THE BALKANS: Al Qaeda Looking for Blond Recruits
strategypage.com ^ | January 20, 2004 | Q & D Headlines

Posted on 01/31/2004 8:09:43 PM PST by Destro

THE BALKANS: Al Qaeda Looking for Blond Recruits

January 20, 2004: Al Qaeda continues to show up in Bosnia. A Bosnian government official issued a statement asserting that Al Qaeda is looking for young Bosniak Muslims to enlist in a so-called “white Al Qaeda.” Here’s the telling quote, as reported by western sources from a Bosnian Serb newspaper: "Reports by international intelligence services saying that future terrorists will be blue-eyed and blond indicate that Al Qaeda is recruiting in Bosnia-Hercegovina and Kosovo. This is why the authorities should prevent radical Islamists from paying young and poor men to go to battlefields and to die there." The “recruiting” is allegedly done by “non-governmental aid organizations” funded by Islamists.

January 13, 2004: Several sources are once again reporting active Al Qaeda recruitment in Bosnia. These sources run from speculation in the Bosnian press to “unofficial” statements by SFOR. The specific targets of Al Qaeda recruiters are Bosniak Muslims who have become Wahabi (the conservative form of Islam from Saudi Arabia). The Al Qaeda recruiters are identified as Islamist mujahadeen fighters who came to Bosnia for the war against Serbia, married Bosnian women, and have “stayed on” in Bosnia. One report had Bosnian recruits fighting in Chechnya. As Europeans, it is assumed Al Qaeda believes the Bosnians are better able to slip through police and transportation security checks.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaedabalkans; balkans; campaignfinance; civilization; islam; profiling; recruits
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Islamist Recruitment in Bosnia - A "White" Al-Qaeda
1 posted on 01/31/2004 8:09:45 PM PST by Destro
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To: *balkans
Where the white woman at?
2 posted on 01/31/2004 8:10:14 PM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
I thought everybody was doing that.
3 posted on 01/31/2004 8:12:21 PM PST by U S Army EOD (Volunteer for EOD and you will never have to worry about getting wounded.)
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To: Destro
Seems that profiling is working.
4 posted on 01/31/2004 8:16:13 PM PST by BenLurkin (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: bjcintennessee
Ping
5 posted on 01/31/2004 8:16:27 PM PST by ImaTexan
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To: Destro
Like, Schaaa.... Gag me with a spoon.

Totally.
6 posted on 01/31/2004 8:17:59 PM PST by The Dude Abides (Hey Saddam., you're king of just two things.......and Jack just left town.)
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To: Destro
Well, it's always possible, but we've been hearing this rumor for years with nothing to show for it--yet.


7 posted on 01/31/2004 8:24:33 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Destro
what no blonde jokes yet?
8 posted on 01/31/2004 8:25:50 PM PST by GeronL (www.ArmorforCongress.com ............... Support a FReeper for Congress)
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To: Destro
"I'm dreaming of a white Al-Qaeda..... just so we can blow up something else.... I'm drea...."
9 posted on 01/31/2004 8:26:37 PM PST by GeronL (www.ArmorforCongress.com ............... Support a FReeper for Congress)
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To: GeronL
what no blonde jokes yet?

No one from this forum whould ever do anything like that.

10 posted on 01/31/2004 8:29:15 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: BulletBobCo
OK...Two blondes were walking in the park when they come upon a compact on a bench. The first blonde picks it up looks in the mirror and says, "Whose that?". The other blonde takes the compact from the first, looks at it and says, "Don't you know who that is? It's me.
11 posted on 01/31/2004 8:36:43 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: Destro
Holy cow natural blonde blue-eyed Batman! Seems your genetic material running a little short?
12 posted on 01/31/2004 8:48:19 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: BenLurkin
Seems that profiling is working.

This recent development is why the Brits are canceling flights rather than relying on profiling.

13 posted on 01/31/2004 8:48:52 PM PST by Amerigomag
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To: Amerigomag
"This is why the authorities should prevent radical Islamists from paying young and poor men to go to battlefields and to die there."

Who in the hell would take money in order to go out and die? Oh...wait...Isla....never mind.
14 posted on 01/31/2004 8:53:49 PM PST by ConservativeMan55 (You...You sit down! You've had your say and now I'll have mine!!!!)
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To: BulletBobCo
Did you hear about the blond that was told to send a fax to Chicago?

An hour later her boss gets a call from the windy city; "Why are sending me copy after copy of this letter?"

Boss calls in the blond asking if there is a problem with the fax machine.

The blond explains: "No matter how many times I put the letter in the machine to send to Chicago, it keeps coming out the other side!"

15 posted on 01/31/2004 8:56:11 PM PST by BenLurkin (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: Destro
I would suggest my ex-wife but no one deserves that
Had the personality of a rattlesnake
Body of a cow
And the only time she would use a broom is when she wonted to go somewhere, just get on that sucker and ride........

Be careful of what you ask for.
16 posted on 01/31/2004 8:58:52 PM PST by 76834
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To: Destro
Oh brilliant...blonde Al Qaeda eh...? Al Qaeda needs to walk through airport security checks only to see that blonde guys get yanked out of line as much or more than any olive skinned individual.

Next thing you know, Al Qaeda will be recruiting wheelchair bound grannies so they can take advantage of the handicapped parking spots.

17 posted on 01/31/2004 9:01:14 PM PST by xrp
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To: Destro
Hmmm - Good time to infiltrate and do a reverse run on them!!
18 posted on 01/31/2004 9:01:47 PM PST by LADY J
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To: ConservativeMan55
Oh...wait...Isla....never mind.

Religious fervor mixed with desperation is a powerful intoxicant

19 posted on 01/31/2004 9:07:13 PM PST by Amerigomag
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To: Destro
Well, we know the usual Serb-haters will claim it's all a Serbian plot to discredit their enemies.

And they'll keep that line up even after we start pulling Bosnian ID papers off of the next batch of terrorists.
20 posted on 01/31/2004 9:09:26 PM PST by FormerLib (We'll fight the good fight until the very end!)
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To: Amerigomag
I agree. Combine all that with a low IQ score and you've got yourself a terrorist.
21 posted on 01/31/2004 9:09:31 PM PST by ConservativeMan55 (You...You sit down! You've had your say and now I'll have mine!!!!)
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To: LADY J
The infiltrator would need nerves of steel and a great deal of luck - but yours is a brilliant idea.
22 posted on 01/31/2004 9:10:18 PM PST by BenLurkin (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: BenLurkin
I saw a bumper sticker once that read "I'm not a dumb blonde"......Problem was that it was mounted upside down.
23 posted on 01/31/2004 9:15:32 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: ConservativeMan55
I agree. Combine all that with a low IQ score and you've got yourself a terrorist.

If there is one saving grace in this development we probably won't need to fear little old ladies regardless of skin tone.

Not the women aren't capable of these horrors, we've seen evidence to the contrary recently in Israel, it's just that advancing age apparently reduces the fervor to die a hero.

24 posted on 01/31/2004 9:16:52 PM PST by Amerigomag
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To: Destro
We must be doing something right. Obviously nobody in Al Queada has been anywhere near an airport in the last two years if they think dark skinned folks are more likely to be searched than blondes.
25 posted on 01/31/2004 9:31:32 PM PST by MattAMiller
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To: Destro
I guess blondes have more fun.
26 posted on 01/31/2004 9:34:48 PM PST by LoudRepublicangirl (loudrepublicangirl)
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To: BulletBobCo
Not to act stupid here....but why don't they just hire a hairdresser to color up some dimwit Arab guy to look like a blonde? With a little make-up, and a little plastic surgery, the guy could look like some whacked up blonde oriental guy.
27 posted on 01/31/2004 10:28:17 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Luke FReeman
I wonder if we should scan t hat picture for al-Qaeda messages?
29 posted on 01/31/2004 10:41:36 PM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
I wonder if we should scan t hat picture for al-Qaeda messages?

In Braille!

30 posted on 01/31/2004 10:50:13 PM PST by Luke FReeman
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To: Amerigomag
desperation?

They are WADING in OIL that is sold on an open market for hard cold CASH. There is plenty of money and opportunity. Desperation is a tool used by Islam's regimes. If Arabs are so concerned for the welfare of, lets say, Palestine, throw some big money over there. Why the Islamistfascits got a number on the US when we give them opportunities, is frustrating.

31 posted on 01/31/2004 11:17:59 PM PST by endthematrix (To enter my lane you must use your turn signal!)
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To: Luke FReeman
***In Braille!***

Sorry I can't stay. I'm busy going blind over here............FRegards
32 posted on 02/01/2004 1:32:15 AM PST by gonzo (If I got smart with you, could you tell??)
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To: Destro
Well, with the right hair tint, Michael Moore could be a likely candiate. Or perhaps John Fing Kerry?
33 posted on 02/01/2004 4:33:51 AM PST by RushLake (Permission from the UN...we don't need no stinking permission slip from the UN.)
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To: FormerLib; Destro; Hoplite; Ronly Bonly Jones; wonders; joan; DTA; getoffmylawn
Al-Queeda already has Bosnian connections.

OBL was given Bosnian citizenship..........at the same time Clinton was pumping something like $5 billion into Bosnian coffers.

Clintonistas actively funded, trained, promoted, and worse Bosnian and KLA Jihadistas for 8 long years.

Hundreds (if not thousands) of Al-Queeda recieved their first training in Bosnia & Kosovo courtesy of the Bill and Hillary Clinton.Many Taliban captured in Afghanistan learned their trade in Bosnia & Kosovo.

One could make the argument that if it wasn't for Clinton's support during those 8 years, Al-Queeda would have never grown to the menance it now has become.

34 posted on 02/01/2004 9:08:30 AM PST by vooch
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To: Luke FReeman
Thanks for the wallpaper.
35 posted on 02/01/2004 9:12:59 AM PST by AGreatPer (Eagles by 2 TD's. Opps, there not in it.)
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To: vooch
OBL was given Bosnian citizenship..........>>>

Another stupid Serb lie, repeatedly disproven.

Milosevic didn't need Serb citizenship, he was born to it. I don't see you moving to have it revoked.
36 posted on 02/01/2004 9:14:01 AM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: vooch
One could make the argument that if it wasn't for Clinton's support during those 8 years, Al-Queeda would have never grown to the menance it now has become.>>>

Yes, if one were a stupid, illiterate, gibbering Serb Nazi with an IQ of 40.

Clinton sat on his a$$ for three and a half years of Serb ethnic cleansing and genocide before the combination of TV pictures and sattelite photography of GENOCIDE forced us to intervene whether the coward wanted us to act or not.

We were morally required to stop Serb Naziism in its tracks. And thank God we did.
37 posted on 02/01/2004 9:17:27 AM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
We were morally required to stop Serb Naziism in its tracks. And thank God we did.

For whatever atrocities the Serbs (and other parties in the Balkans committed), the region never represented a security threat to the United States. Now that we've created two lawless Islamic protectorates in the Balkans, we've managed to create safe havens for al Qaeda and Albianian criminal syndicates.

Things would have been much better in Kosovo had Clinton and Albright not forced conflict with their demands at Rambouillet. Milosevic would have been removed from power earlier and the Albanians would have not been allowed to ethnically cleanse the Serbs if UN peacekeepers, instead of bombs, had been used.

38 posted on 02/01/2004 9:43:54 AM PST by dirtboy (Howard Dean - all bike and no path)
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To: dirtboy
For whatever atrocities the Serbs (and other parties in the Balkans committed), the region never represented a security threat to the United States. >>

The hell you say. Genocide within 400 miles of German soil (or less, if you consider Austria part of the Third Reich historically, as it was at the time) is INHERENTLY a threat to the United States. Genocide in Europe is not to be tolerated and for good reason.
39 posted on 02/01/2004 9:56:52 AM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: dirtboy
Things would have been much better in Kosovo had Clinton and Albright not forced conflict with their demands at Rambouillet. Milosevic would have been removed from power earlier and the Albanians would have not been allowed to ethnically cleanse the Serbs if UN peacekeepers, instead of bombs, had been used.>>

That is possible. I'm not saying that Notsobright didn't botch things related to Kosovo. But they had good reason to put Milosevic out of business; they simply chose the simplest, easiest to understand, wrong approach.

But one cannot call Srebrenica (killing 1% of Bosnian Muslim males in a three day period) anything other than what it was: Genocide. And not to be tolerated.
40 posted on 02/01/2004 9:58:55 AM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: Cicero
Cuz blondes are too smart to be terrorists? Yes, I'm blonde.
41 posted on 02/01/2004 10:04:05 AM PST by tiki
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To: Destro
As ever, the INS will be a willing accomplice.
42 posted on 02/01/2004 10:25:51 AM PST by rageaholic
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To: LADY J
"Hmmm - Good time to infiltrate and do a reverse run on them!!"

Good. That was exactly my first thought too.

43 posted on 02/01/2004 10:34:30 AM PST by blam
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
The Muslim newspapers admitted this not the Serbs.
44 posted on 02/01/2004 11:54:33 AM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones; vooch; dirtboy
One could make the argument that if it wasn't for Clinton's support during those 8 years, Al-Queeda would have never grown to the menance it now has become.>>>

vooch, is right because the jihadists fighting for the Bosnian Muslims carried out 9/11.

Bosnian Jihadist organized 9/11

45 posted on 02/01/2004 11:58:03 AM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
Vojslav Seselj, the Serbian Bin Laden, danced a jig on 9/11. As you know.

There has not been a single connection made between 9/11 and Bosnia, except in the mind of guilt ridden Serb Holocaust deniers who want to scratch dirt over the droppings of the genocide at Srebrenica like a dog trying to cover up a mess he made on a lanoleum kitchen floor.

46 posted on 02/01/2004 12:19:05 PM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
Vojslav Seselj, the Serbian Bin Laden, danced a jig on 9/11. As you know. >>

I should add that the only anti-American bigotry I ever encountered in Bosnia after 9/11 was from Serbs. Never from Muslims, who despised what was done by their nominal coreligionists.
47 posted on 02/01/2004 12:21:32 PM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
There has not been a single connection made between 9/11 and Bosnia

How about 2 connections?

Two of the fighters who took part in defending Bosnian Muslims from Serbs and Croats in 1995 were young Saudis named Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar. They went on to play an organizing role in the Sept. 11 attacks and died on the hijacked plane that crashed into the Pentagon.

If you want to include the first attack on the WTC that would make it 3 connections by jihadist vetrans of Bosnia.

48 posted on 02/01/2004 12:28:20 PM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
Even if it were true, which I doubt, if the Serbs had not tried to steal their neighbor's fridges, the islamonazis would never have received their training.

Seems to me then that the road to the WTC clearly began in Belgrade.
49 posted on 02/01/2004 12:59:12 PM PST by Ronly Bonly Jones (The more things change...)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
You don't beleive what? You have names and you have several western sources. Are too weak minded or to vain to admit you are wrong?
50 posted on 02/01/2004 1:03:44 PM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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