Skip to comments.My Fellow Muslims: Wake Up!
Posted on 02/25/2005 10:58:36 AM PST by AliVeritas
(FreeMuslims.org) Muslim-bashing. That's the accusation many of my fellow Muslims now hurl at the various news outlets for their news stories about a Freedom House investigation that found extremist Islamic literature in some leading American mosques. This name-calling is unfortunate.
Since 1980, the Muslim world has experienced an enormous growth of religious fanaticism and extremism the likes of which Islam has not experienced in its 1,400 years. This movement continues to grow because of the spread of Wahhabi Islam, a sect that used to number no more than one percent of all Muslims, but because of money and technology, has spread to more areas around the world.
Extremism is also growing because of an ideology called political Islam. The basis of political Islam is the rejection of secularism and the belief that the mosque and the state should be completely intertwined. Unfortunately, history has shown that when politics and religion are completely intertwined, disaster results.
Most importantly, extremism in the Muslim world continues to grow because most Muslims are unwilling to admit that we have a problem with extremism and support for terrorism. The response by Muslims to the Freedom House report is not the first time that the Muslim community resorted to denial and accusations of Muslim-bashing when presented with evidence of Muslim culpability.
After September 11, many in the Muslim world chose denial and hallucination rather than face up to the sad fact that Muslims perpetrated the 9/11 terrorist acts. After 9/11, many Muslims, including religious leaders and "intellectuals," blamed 9/11 on a Jewish conspiracy, and went as far as fabricating a tale that 4,000 Jews did not show up for work in the World Trade Center on that day.
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I don't believe that it's the extremists that are the problem. It's the core of islam that is. They all need to reject it and become athiests, xtians, hindus.. whatever.
Let's hear it! Denounce Terror! Denounce Bin Laden! Loudly! Shake you fist at them! Then, only then will I believe anything you say.
I hope he had body guards and CCW permit because that is one voice that will probably be silenced by his his less tolerant brothers.
The essence of Islam is murdering and inducing fear. Within the Muslim world and outside the Muslim world, that is what prevails. Islam is a playbook for power and tyranny.
Any peaceful notions in Islam appear to have come from some small Human Nature gene and not from any belief of Mohammed (May Allah remove his followers from the planet).
Poor guy probably has a fatwa isssued against him now.
I agree with this and will be pleasantly surprised if it happens.
I hope he had body guards and CCW permit because that is one voice that will probably be silenced by his his less tolerant brothers.
You echoed my first thought after reading this. God help him, because if something happens to him, it will no doubt be labeled a "robbery", like the Coptic Christian Armanious family slaughter.
Radical Islam's 'plan' to take over America - Arab-American author outlines secret 20-year strategy to undermine country
islamic infiltration in the schools:
"...the real Islam is not what its philosophers and mystics have inferred but what is in the Quran and that is the Islam of the fundamentalist and the terrorist. The real Islam is the Islam that abuses women, that allows men to beat their wives, that imposes penalty tax on the religious minorities, that wants to dominate the world by subduing all the non-Muslims, that calls for Jihad and killing the non-believers until Islam becomes the only dominant religion of the World*."
"The enemy is Islam and that is the target of my attacks. I do that, despite knowing that I have become the magnet of the hatred of fanatical Muslims and my own life could be in danger.
Yet I know that by eradicating Islam we can save the world from the dangers of a catastrophe that otherwise is looming over our heads and could cause more disaster than the 1st and 2nd World Wars combined."
"A former top official of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency paints a menacing picture of the relationship between Islam and terrorism.
"Islamic terrorism is based on Islam as revealed through the Quran," keynote speaker Bruce Tefft claimed in a panel discussion at the University of Toronto on jihad and global terrorism.
And, he added, "There is no difference between Islam and Islamic fundamentalism, which is a totalitarian construct..."
According to Tefft, the Quran enjoins Muslims to believe that the whole world should be governed by the principles of Islam*, an expansionist religion that has historically grown through conquest..."
-- Omar Ahmed, Chairman of the Board of CAIR (Council of American Islamic Relations), San Ramon Valley Herald, July 1998
dont hold your breath
yep KAMAL NAWASH
God bless his soul, he is a regular on the Fox News Channel apparently, now why isn't he on the other news channels, oh because a Muslim with conservative as in US conservative views, not controversial views, can't have that now....
I'm on his group's email list,
we should all be supporting groups like this guy's, because you don't have to be a rocket scientist to understand that Islamists are a threat to everyone including Muslims!!!
the Iraqis know that first hand
And not be able to beat their wives legally? No way!~}
That is correct. As long as there is Islam, there will be those who choose to model their lives after Muhammad. This is not rocket science.
You are exactly right--look at how the MSM and liberal elites treat African American conservatives for the same reason!
I would definitely like to read more of Mr. Nawash's opinions.
As I recall, the Sufi community was the only sect that immediately denounced Osama bin Laden after September 11th.
Great post. You probably won't see this comment as it's sure to be buried under a mountain of invective, but I do thank you for the links. The Freerepublic has stuff that most other sources lack, but freepers are crazier with Islam then free trade even.
Extremism has always been the core Islam.
The problem with the so-called "Peaceful Religion" of Islam is that the leaders, most of whom I believe are peaceful, are staying shamefully silent on the issue of extremist Islam. Most Muslims really are kind, decent people. I know that the ones that I know are some of the meekest and kindest people I know. But I think that we are going to someday reach the point that we have to label all Muslims as terrorists. This is a very harsh tactic, but apparently until we start making every Muslim wear the label, the leaders will not openly criticize the extremists. Only when the leaders convince the terrorists that instead of earning themselves a trip to heaven they are sending themselves straight to Hell will terrorism start to wane. I fear that unless we start painting main-stream Islam with a broad brush, the leaders will continue to stay silent on the subject.
Is there an echo in here?
Moderate Muslims have an opportunity to save themselves before the window closes on them. At some point enough people will conclude that only violence from the western side is the only solution then it will be too late for Islam.
Not every westerner is French.
January 28, 2005 - Despite widespread news reports linking Moroccan Muslims to worldwide terrorism, Florida Congressman Ric Keller (R-8-FL) has declined to call for a formal FBI or Government Accounting Office (GAO) investigation of Orlando Homeland Security official Mary Schneider's concrete evidence of green card bribery of immigration officials by illegal Moroccan Muslims linked to a terrorist cell in Keller's central Florida congressional district--the hub of Sunshine State tourism and airline traffic.
Our interview with the Orlando immigration adjudication officer revealed that Keller, who is a member of the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security told Mary Schneider "your problem is not a matter within the purview of a federal agency." Full Story
"It is a certain fact that not all Muslims are terrorists, but it is equally certain,and exceptionally painful, that almost all terrorists are Muslims..."
Abdel Rahman al-Rashed, ARAB NEWS 9 September 2004
"Nearly three years after 9/11, the war on terror is far from over. In fact, a leading terrorism expert argues that despite the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the efforts of the Department of Homeland Security, we're not really any safer at all.
Harvey Kushner, a respected adviser to the FBI, the FAA, the INS, and other government agencies, offers frightening new evidence of a unified Islamic terrorist network that is operating inside the United States and planning new opportunities to strike.
Kushner identifies and assesses the violent plans of these Islamic organizations and individuals who take advantage of our reluctance to engage in ethnic profiling. He supports his claims with never-before-seen documents from top-level government sources, exposing a secret network of Arab intelligence agencies, terrorists, university professors, corrupt imams and other religious leaders, and violent criminals.
Some members of this network are recent immigrants; others have been American citizens for years. Some are laundering money from abroad through seemingly innocuous charities and mosques. Some have even infiltrated our military as Arabic translators and Muslim chaplains..."
The influential Washington-based Center for Security Police recently unveiled a groundbreaking report entitled, "Terrorism Investments of the 50 States." This report analyzes the investment portfolios of America's leading public pension funds. The key finding of the report is that America's 87 largest and most influential pension systems invest some $200 billion in companies that provide revenues, advanced technology, equipment and moral cover to governments that enable terrorism. (This detailed report and related materials can be obtained at www.DivestTerror.org.)
To be sure, there is nothing illegal about investing in any of the roughly 400 companies that partner with our enemies' friends. Nor is it illegal for such companies to do business with terrorist-sponsoring regimes. Whether the law prohibits such activities or not, however, we believe most Americans will agree with us that they are wrong â?" wrong morally, wrong strategically and wrong financially.
Consequently, DivestTerror.org offers a "how-to" manual showing ways in which investors, taxpayers and other citizens can bring pressure to bear to convert this $200 billion investment into leverage that can be used to help defeat terrorism. Reduced to its essence, the idea is this: By divesting the stock of these companies, public pension systems, university endowments and even individual investors can send a powerful message to the companies that provide life-support to many of the planet's most dangerous regimes. You can choose to continue to partner with rogue state regimes that aid and abet terrorism. Or you can do business with American investors and capital markets. But you can no longer do both.
As the DivestTerror.org website makes clear, divestment campaigns have already proven to be highly effective instruments. In fact, over the last twenty years, institutional and private investors have repeatedly used their financial leverage to initiate social change. For instance, these efforts have been used to bring pressure on stocks of companies involved in tobacco, alcohol, gambling, guns and environmentally insensitive behavior. Arguably, the best-known example to date was the shareholder activism that used divestment to force the apartheid government of South Africa to abandon its heinous apartheid policy. Subsequently, that government was forced to surrender power.
By applying this model to companies doing business in terrorist-sponsoring states, we hope to achieve a success no less momentous than that accomplished in South Africa. All it will take is for Americans like you to feel empowered to play a role in the war on terror, to make known your views against investment in terrorist-sponsoring states and to use tools like those provided by DivestTerror.org to target and maximize the effectiveness of your activism. Please visit this informative and useful site and to join in the campaign it is now waging to defeat those who threaten not only our lives, but those of our children and grandchildren, as well.
Quran 9:5 Fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them, take them captive, harass them, lie in wait and ambush them using every stratagem of war.
Bukhari:V4B52N50The Prophet said, A single endeavor of fighting in Allahs Cause is better than the world and whatever is in it.
Quran 9:112 The Believers fight in Allahs Cause, they slay and are slain, kill and are killed.
Quran 9:29 Fight those who do not believe until they all surrender, paying the protective tax in submission.
Quran 8:39 Fight them until all opposition ends and all submit to Allah.
Quran 8:39So fight them until there is no more Fitnah (disbelief [non-Muslims]) and all submit to the religion of Allah alone (in the whole world).
DO NOT BELIEVE THAT THE MUSLUM RELIGION IS PEACEFUL, THAT IS HYPE. MUSLUMS WANT TO KILL US, PERIOD!
Why invective? I know I haven't been here long, but he sounds quite credible and sincere.
It's not like posting something by an Edward Said, or shill from CAIR.
Check this out - Ping!
Let me tell you how it is, sport:
We call it like we see it.
We're calling islam an evil, insane cult of death, and they have proven it's true on a number of occasions.
I like the words of this article, but words are worth no more than a bucket of warm spit.
When they begin to take charge of those who get their jollies by cutting the heads off people, running planes into buildings, brutalizing women, blowing up school buses and attempting to destroy America with their terrorist acts, I will say they've made a start in learning how to live in the 21st Century.
Until then, they're vermin who deserved to be eradicated.
The author Kamal is a Muslim heretic and an apostate. He wants to mouth the Infidel party line. He puts the pleasures of earth above those of the afterlife.
He knows what Allah wants done, it's written in black and white in the Koran in case there is any doubt; but Kamal would rather make nice with the Infidels than get their blood on his hands.
If you can't abide the religion then get out of it. But Kamal wants it changed to accommodate his idea of the religion. He wants an Islam Lite or a cafeteria style religion where you pick and chose what suits your ideas and lifestyle, and ignore the fundamentals of the religion.
Get out of Islam you hypocritical heretic. - Tom
Simply put, not only do Muslims need to join the war against extremism and terror, we need to take the lead in this war.
Most of us have already stopped listening to cries of "discrimination" by the likes of CAIR. If only Keifer Sutherland had stopped listening as well.
You've called it well my friend. Take care, BC.
He said it, I didn't.
I could say that great minds think alike but that would be giving myself too much credit. I suspect it is just that the truth about Islam is simply becoming common knowledge.
Islam is the religion of peace for muslims only. Unless your the wrong muslims, of course...
It's been three and a half years since 9-11. Where have these people been all this time?
Where was he when our people were hitting the sidewalks outside the WTC and busting open like watermelons?
Where was he when some were roasting alive in that inferno?
Where was he on April 21, 1969, when a Phillipine Airliner was blown out of the sky killing all 36 passengers?
Where was he December 17, 1983, when a bomb killed 32 at the Pan Am office in Rome?
Where was he on October 23, 1983, when truck bombs killed 241 of our Marines at the Marine Corps Headquarters in Lebanon?
Where was he when his muzzie brothers seized the Achille Lauro on October 7, 1985, and threw disabled American, Leon Klinghoffer, overboard?
Where was he on December 21, 1988, when Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 passengers and eleven on the ground?
The list goes on and on:
June 5 - U.S. presidential candidate Robert Kennedy murdered by Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan, in Los Angeles, which causes further terrorist attacks, as Arab terrorist groups demanded his release.
Feb. 18 - Boeing 707 attacked at Zurich, Switzerland, killing the pilot and 3 passengers.
Aug. 29 - TWA 707 hijacked from Rome to Damascus, released with only wounded.
Nov. 27- El Al office in Athens, Greece attacked. Innocent bystanders killed.
1970 Feb. 21 - Swiss airliner blown up over Switzerland, killing all 47 people on board.
Feb. 23 - PLO terrorists open fire on a busload of Christian pilgrims killing 1 and wounding 2 Americans.
April 21- Bomb explodes aboard a Philippines airliner. All 36 aboard are killed.
Sept. 6 - "Skyjack Sunday" in Jordan. 3 planes (TWA, Swissair, Pan Am) en route to the U.S. hijacked, 400+ hostages, planes blown up in Jordan, Governments agreed to PFLP's demands, released terrorists from jails and hostages released.
Sept. 14 - The PFLP hijacked TWA flight to Ammon, 4 Americans injured.
Nov. 28 - Jordanian prime minister Tal killed by terrorists at the Sheraton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
Dec. 1 - Jordanian ambassador to London, England is shot by hit squad.
Jan. 26 - Bomb explodes on a Yugoslav plane killing all but one passenger.
May 30 - Ben Gurion Airport, Israel attack killed 26, and wounded 78 U.S. citizens from Puerto Rico.
Sept. 5 - Palestinian terrorists led by Yasir Arafat seize 11 athletes in the Olympic Village in Munich, Germany, 9 hostages and 5 terrorists killed, plus David Berger from Cleveland.
March 2 - Khartoum, Sudan. Cleo Noel, Jr., U.S. ambassador, and George C. Moore, U.S. diplomat, were held hostage and then killed by terrorists at the U.S. Embassy.
Aug. 5 - Suicide squad attacks Athens airport, Greece, killing 3 civilians and injuring 55.
Dec. 17 - Bomb explodes at Pan Am office at Rome, Italy killing 32 and injuring 50+. The terrorists take 7 Italian policemen hostage and hijack an aircraft to Athens, Greece, killing one of them.
March 1 - Diplomats taken hostage from Saudi Arabian Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, 2 that are killed are American's.
April 11 - Kiryat Shmona Massacre at an apartment building killing 18 people, 9 were children. Sept. 8 - Athens, Greece. TWA Flight 841 exploded from bomb in cargo hold, all 88 passengers killed, including 32-year-old Steven Lowe, an American citizen.
Nov. 23 - British DC-10 hijacked at Dubai, UAE, flown to Tunisia where a German passenger was killed.
Jan. 19 - Arab terrorists attack Orly airport, Paris, France, seizing 10 hostages from a bathroom. French provided the terrorists with a plane to fly them to safety in Baghdad, Iraq.
Sept. 30 - Hungarian airplane explodes killing all 64 persons on board.
Dec. 21 - Carlos "The Jackal" holds 11 oil ministers and 59 civilians hostage during the OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria. Flew to Algeria, got $300,000,000 in ransom money, Carlos and his Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine terrorists escape.
Jan. 1 - 82 innocent travelers are killed aboard a Lebanese plane.
June 27 - Air France airliner hijacked, forced to fly to Uganda. Some 258 passengers and crew are held hostage. 3 passengers killed. July 4th, Israeli commandos rescue the remaining hostages.
Aug. 11 - Terrorists attack Istanbul airport, Turkey, killing 4 civilians (1 from U.S.) and injuring 20.
Dec. 4 - Terrorists occupied the Indonesian Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, 1 official killed. Dec. 14 - Passenger train hijacked and passengers were kept hostage, 3 were killed.
Jan. 1 - F.E. Melov U.S. ambassador to Lebanon, and Robert O.Waring, the U.S. economic counselor, kidnapped and later killed in Beirut.
Oct. 13 - Palestinian terrorists hijack a Lufthansa Flight 181 Boeing 737 and order it to fly around a number of Middle East destinations for four days, pilot is killed by the terrorists, 90 hostages rescued.
March 11 - Gail Rubin, niece of U.S. Senator Ribicoff, among 38 people shot to death by terrorists on a beach near Tel Aviv.
June 2 - A bomb kills 2 people at the CHOGM meeting in Sydney Australia.
July 29 - Terrorist bombs two railway stations in Madrid, kills 7.
Nov. 4 - Terrorists seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 66 American diplomats hostage. 13 freed, but the remaining 53 were held until their release on January 20, 1981 - 444 days - at the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan.
April 30 - Terrorists took over the Iranian Embassy in London, holding 26 hostages, 2 of whom died on May 5th after being tortured. Much of the embassy was destroyed by fire.
April 19 - 13 people killed, 177 injured in a terrorist attack in Davao Philippines.
May 13 - Pope John Paul II seriously wounded in assassination attempt in Rome, Italy, by terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca.
Oct. 6 - Egyptian President Anwar Sadat machine gunned dead by Islamic Jihad in Cairo for working for peace. 7 others killed, 28 wounded. The assassins are later executed.
Beginning of the 8 years of terrorism in Lebanon.
July 19 - David Dodge, President of the American University in Beirut kidnapped, spends one year in captivity.
Aug. 19 - Two American citizens, Anne Van Zanten and Grace Cutler, were killed along with 6 others when the PLO bombed a Kosher restaurant in Paris, France.
Sept. 14 - Lebanon's President Gemayel and 26 others assassinated by a massive car bomb in Beirut.
Mar. 16 - 5 Marines wounded in hand grenade attack on Beirut International Airport.
April 18 - CIA's Middle East Director, and 83 others are killed, 120 injured in truck bomb on the US Embassy in Lebanon.
Sept. 29 - Gulf Air Flight 771 is bombed, explodes killing all 166 aboard.
Oct. 23 - Simultaneous suicide truck bombs in Lebanon: 1st crashed into lobby of US Marine Corps Headquarters, 241 Marines dead, 82 seriously injured - and 2nd was French compounds killing 58 paratroopers.
Dec. 12 - US Embassy in Kuwait targeted to destroy the building with a truck bomb, attack foiled by guards and the device killed 5 people and injured 80.
Jan. 18 - Malcolm Kerr, President of the American University of Beirut, was killed by two Hizballah gunmen.
Mar. 8 - Rev. Weir and wife kidnapped in Lebanon and held for 16 months.
Mar. 9 - Car bomb kills 80 (22 Americans) and wounds more than 200 civilians when it drove past the checkpoint at the U.S. Embassy in Awkar.
Mar. 16 - Hizballah kidnapped, tortured and killed William Buckley, an officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut.
Apr. 12 - Hizballah bombed restaurant adjacent to US Air Force base in Torregon Spain, 18 servicemen killed and 83 Americans wounded.
Sept. 20- US embassy in the Beirut is bombed - 2 servicemen and 23 employees are killed, 21 Americans injured including the U.S. and British Ambassadors. 50+ Lebanese were injured.
Dec. 4 - Terrorists hijacked Kuwait Airlines Flight 221 and demanded the release from Kuwaiti jails of some members, serving sentences for attacks on French and American targets. 2 Americans murdered.
March 16 - US journalist Terry Anderson kidnapped in Lebanon, finally released in Dec. 1991 - 6 years later.
April 5 - Bomb explodes outside Hezbollah headquarters in Beirut killing 80 people.
April 12 - Bombing of U.S. soldier's favorite restaurant in Madrid, killing 18 and injuring 82.
June 14 - TWA Boeing 727 Flight 847 hijacked en route to Rome, 8 crew and 145 passengers were held for 17 days, U.S. Navy diver was murdered. After being flown twice to Algiers, the hostages were released after the US pressured to release 435 Lebanese and Palestinian prisoners.
Sept. 30 - Four Soviet diplomats kidnapped in Lebanon, 1 killed but other three released unharmed after a relative of the terrorist leader's was kidnapped and killed by the Soviet KGB.
Oct. 7 - Terrorists seize the Italian cruise liner, Achille Lauro, during a cruise in the Mediterranean, taking more than 700 people hostage for 3 days. Disabled U.S. citizen, Leon Klinghoffer, was murdered in front of other hostages by throwing him in the ocean, before the Egyptian Government offered the terrorists safe haven in return for the hostages' freedom.
Nov. 23 - 98 passengers and crew of an Egyptair Flight 648 are held hostage by Palestinian terrorists in Malta. 5 passengers shot, 2 died, later 57 additional passengers killed when the terrorists set off explosives in the aircraft.
Dec. 27 - Suicide grenade and gun attacks in passenger terminals at Rome and Vienna, Italy airports results in 16 people being killed plus 5 Americans and more than 100 civilians injured.
March 30-April 2nd - A bomb exploded on a TWA flight 840 from Rome as it approached Athens airport. The attack killed 4 U.S. citizens who were sucked through a hole made by the blast, 1 infant, and 9 injured, although the plane safely landed.
April 6 - An explosion at the "La Belle" nightclub in Berlin, U.S. soldiers' hang-out, was bombed, killing 3 and injuring 230 people, including 79 U.S. soldiers.
Sept. 5 - Pan Am Boeing 747 Flight 73 en route to Frankfurt and on to New York hijacked by Palestinian terrorists, with 379 passengers, including 89 Americans, 22 hostages killed, 127 wounded.
Sept. 9 - Hezballah kidnapped Frank Reed, President of American University in Beirut, and held for 44 months, and Joseph Cicippio, and Edward Tracy who were each held for 5 years.
Sept. 17 - A 10-month series of terrorist bomb attacks in France begins. One bomb in Paris kills 5 and injures 52.
A car bomb exploded outside the back gate of the U.S. Embassy in Rome and rockets were fired at the compound from across the street. One passerby was injured in the attacks.
Feb. 5 - US Marine Corps Lt. Colonel Higgens, Chief of the U.N. Truce Force kidnapped and murdered by Hezbollah.
March 16 - 4000+ Kurdish civilian bodies found after Saddam Hussein ordered nerve gas attack (weapon of mass destruction) in northern Iraq, after they revolted against his rule from Baghdad. 1.5 million relocated, 200,000 disappeared.
April 5 - 122 held hostage after a Kuwaiti Boeing 747 was hijacked and diverted to Iran, then Cyprus. Kuwait refused requests by hijackers to release 17 convicted terrorists. After 15 days the hijackers were granted asylum in Algeria and released their hostages.
June 26 - US Naval Attaché killed in Athens, Greece.
Dec. 21 - Pan Am Flight 103 - Boeing 747 from London to New York, blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland, by a bomb. All 259 passengers and 11 on the ground were killed, including 35 Syracuse University students and many U.S. military personnel.
June 12 - A bomb exploded aboard an unoccupied boat used by U.S. consular staff.
Sept. 19 - 171 passengers killed when French UTA flight 772 explodes in mid-air over Niger.
October 11 - Izmir, Turkey. A bomb went off outside a U.S. military PX.
Feb. - Attack of tour bus in Egypt killing 11.
Feb. 7 - Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, U.S. civilian contractor shot as he was getting into his car.
Oct. 28 - Ankara, Turkey. Victor Marwick, an American soldier serving at the Turkish-American base, Tuslog, was killed and his wife wounded in a car bomb attack.
Oct. 28 - Two car bombings killed a U.S. Air Force Sergeant and severely wounded an Egyptian diplomat in Istanbul.
Nov. 8 - Bomb destroyed part of the American University in Beirut, killing 1 and wounding 12.
March 17 - Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, destroyed by bomb killing 29, injuring 60. Hotel in Yemen bombed and U.S. servicemen killed, Operation Restore Hope.
Jan. 25, Virginia, U.S.A. A Pakistani terrorist opened fire with AK-47 on CIA employees standing outside the building. Two agents, Frank Darling and Bennett Lansing, were killed and 3 others wounded.
Feb. 26 - World Trade Center in New York badly damaged by a massive bomb by Islamic terrorists. The van bomb was planted in an underground garage and left 6 people dead and 1042 injured and almost ½ billion dollars in damage.
Feb. 26 - A bomb exploded inside a café in downtown Cairo killing 3, 18 wounded, 2 U.S. citizens.
July 5 - In 8 separate incidents, 19 Western tourists traveling in southeastern Turkey were kidnapped, including U.S. citizen Starger, after weeks in captivity, they were released.
Oct - Killing of U. S. soldiers in Somalia.
July 18 - 86 civilians killed and 300 wounded in bomb attack on Jewish social centre in Buneos Aires, Argentina.
July 26 - Israeli Embassy in London is car-bombed, wounding 20. Air France Flight 8969 is hijacked to crash the plane in Paris but didn't succeed. A small bomb explodes on board Philippine Airlines flight 434, killing a Japanese businessman.
Jan. 22 - Islamic Jihad militants blow themselves up amid a group of soldiers near Netanya, killing 21. Operation Bojinka is discovered on a laptop in a Manila, Philippines apartment, in which Osama bin Laden was planning to blow up 12 planes as they flew to the U.S., plus kill the Pope.
March 8 - Attack on US Diplomats in Pakistan.
April 9 - Islamic Jihad suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Gaza, killing 7 soldiers and an American tourist.
May 5 - Five foreign oil workers murdered by Islamic GIA terrorists in Algeria.
June 26 - Assassination attempt made against Egyptian President Honsi Mubarak by Islamic radicals who ambushed his motorcade.
July 4 - Six tourists, including two U.S. citizens taken hostage in Kashmir, India. Terrorists demanded the release of Muslim militants held in Indian prisons.
Aug. 13 - The decapitated body of the Norwegian hostage was found with a note stating that the other hostages also would be killed if the group's demands were not met. They were not and all other hostages were killed in 1996 by the terrorists.
July 25 - Islamic terrorists explode bomb in metro station in Paris, France, killing 7 people and injuring 84.
Nov. 13 - Car bomb exploded at Riyadh headquarters of the National Guard, killing 7, 5 of them U.S. citizens, and wounding 42.
Nov. 19 - Islamic radicals plant bomb in Egyptian embassy in Pakistan killing 17.
Dec. 11 - 15 concurrent car bombings in Algiers kill 15 civilians and over 200 injured.
Feb. 11 - Terrorists explode car bomb in Algiers killing 17. The following month, 2 more killed in another bomb and 10 are killed in a train ambush in western Algeria.
Feb. 25 - A suicide bomber blew up a commuter bus in Jerusalem, killing 26, including 3 U.S. citizens, and injuring 80 others, among them another two U.S. citizens.
April 19 - Eighteen Greek tourists were gunned down near the historic Pyramids in Egypt by Islamic terrorists aiming to destroy the country's tourist industry.
May - Osama bin Laden unites the Islamic Fundamentalists worldwide in their Jihad against Jews and Western Gentiles, such as al-Qaeda, Palestinian Authority, Hezbollah, Hamas, Mujahideen, using the Taliban's organization to help fund the operations.
June 25 - Terrorists explode a truck bomb next to a USAF Khobar Towers housing facility at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, killing 19 American servicemen and 515 injured including 240 U.S. personnel. Islamic terrorists attack tourists in Luxor, Egypt, killing 71 people, most of them vacationers.
Aug. 26 - Sudan Airways A310 Airbus airliner hijacked en route to Jordan and diverted to England. British authorities negotiate with hijackers who release all the 13 crew and 180 passengers unharmed.
Dec. 3 - A bomb exploded aboard a Paris subway train, killing four and injuring 86 persons, including a U.S. citizen.
Dec. 23 - A car bomb in the Algerian capital, Algiers, kills three and injures 70 people in cafe near the port. Again a week later, a car bomb kills 28 people and injures 35 people. 3rd car bomb in the past two weeks, killing additional 13 people and injuring more than 250.
Jan. 2 - Major cities worldwide and U.S. get letter bombs with Egyptian postmarks at newspaper bureaus in DC, New York, London, Riyadh, S.A., and Leavenworth, KN. Experts defused all but the 1 in London, injuring 2.
Jan. 7 to 21st - Islamic terrorist rampage during these 14 days with car bombs and beheadings in Algiers, total of 238 dead, 139 wounded.
Feb. 23 - Palestinian gunman opened fire on tourists at an observation deck atop the Empire State building in New York, killing 1 and wounding over a dozen visitors before turning the gun on himself.
March 7 - Two killed in bus bomb attack in Beijing, China.
April - Terrorists behead innocent civilians this whole month with a total of 272 murdered and over 100 injured. Knives, axes and chainsaws were used and many of the bodies were burned while still alive.
Sept. 18- 9 German tourists killed when Muslims fire bombed bus in Cairo, Egypt.
Nov. 12 - 2 Terrorists shot to death 4 U.S. auditors of a Texas petroleum company and their driver at a Sheraton Hotel in Karachi, Pakistan.
Nov. 17 - 58 western tourists killed and 30 injured in gun attack at historic monuments in southern Egypt. 6 of the Islamic terrorists are killed in shoot out with police.
Jan. 15 - U.S. Embassy bombing in Peru.
Published February 23, 1998 - Statement signed by many Islamic Jihad Leaders from most Muslim countries, first by Sheikh Osamah Bin-Ladin: "...In compliance with God's order, we issue the following fatwa to all Muslims: The ruling to kill the Americans and their allies--civilians and military--is an individual duty for every Muslim who can, in any country in which it is possible... We -- with Allah's help -- call on every Muslim who believes in God and wishes to be rewarded, to comply with Allah's order to kill the Americans and plunder their money wherever and whenever they find it. Unless you go forth, Allah will punish you with a grievous penalty, and put others in your place."
Aug. 7 - Simultaneous bombs in US Embassies in Kenya, and Tanzania, heavily damaged by massive attacks. In the Nairobi attack 292 people were killed, including 12 Americans, and 5,000 injured. 10 people were killed and 86 injured in Tanzania incident for a total of 302 dead, 5086 injured within an hour.
Aug. 25 - 3 people killed and 25 injured in bomb attack on Planet Hollywood restaurant in Cape Town, South Africa.
Dec. 28 - 16 Western tourists kidnapped, 12 Britons, 2 U.S. citizens, and 2 Australians on the main road to Aden, Yemen. Four victims were killed during a rescue attempt the next day.
Aug. 31 to Sept. 22nd - Russian apartment bombings kill almost 300 and injured 100.
Oct. 31 - EgyptAir Flight 990 crashed off the U.S. coast of Massachusetts, killing all 217 people on board, including 100 Americans.
Nov. 12 - Six rockets were fired at the U.S. and U.N. offices in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Dec. - Millennium terror plots foiled as customs agents arrest a man smuggling in explosives. Plan to attack Los Angeles airport and other sites intercepted by CIA. Also Jordanian authorities foil a plot to bomb US tourists in Jordan, pick up 28 suspects. Indian Airlines Flight 814, en route to Delhi, India is hijacked, 1 passenger is killed. After negotiations with the Taliban, the hostages are released.
The last of the 2000 millennium attack plots fails, as the boat meant to bomb USS The Sullivans sinks.
Oct. 12 - A suicide boat exploded next to the U.S.S. Cole (guided-missile destroyer), blowing a hole 40 feet in diameter, killing 17 American sailors and injuring 39.
Feb. 5 - A bomb blast in Moscow's Byelorusskaya subway station injures 15 people.
March 28 - Bombing at bus stop in Yemen. U.S. citizens injured including a 15 year old boy from NY.
Aug. 9 - Bombing at Sbarro's pizzeria, killed 15 and wounded over 90, 2 of which were U.S. citizens.
Sept. 11 - 4 U.S. jetliners hijacked and forced to crash into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon like missiles, and 1 crashed in Pennsylvania on the way to the Capital Building in D.C. In all, 266 people perished in the four planes, 2602 people were killed on the ground, plus 343 firefighters, and 184 people at the Pentagon. Almost 5000 injured, 500 rescue workers now have respiratory ailments. 7 buildings collapsed in NY and 23 damaged, plus 4 subway stations. Paris embassy terrorist attack plot foiled
Oct. 27 - Darya Khanah bombed
Dec. 13 - Terrorist attack on Indian Parliament.
Dec. - Richard Reid, attempting to destroy American Airlines Flight 63 from Paris to Miami, is subdued by passengers and flight attendants before he could detonate his shoe bomb.
Jan. 27 - A Palestinian woman triggered a massive explosion in Jerusalem killing 1 Israeli and injuring more than 150, including American Mark Sokolow, his wife, and both teenage daughters. Sokolow had survived the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center, escaping from his law office on the 38th floor of the South Tower before it collapsed.
Feb. 16 - Bombing in Karnei Shomron, in a group of teenage girls from the U.S. 2 killed, 4 wounded. Singapore embassies terrorist attack plot foiled.
March 24 - 20 people die and 93 injured in 3 bomb attacks on Russian towns near the border of Chechnya.
April - Explosion at most historic synagogue in Tunisia left 21 dead, most are German tourists.
May 9 - A bomb exploded in Dagestan kills 42 people and injures 130 during Victory Day festivities. French oil tanker Limburg bombing off Yemen Kidnapping and murder of journalist Daniel Pearl.
Oct. 12 - Bali car bombing of holidaymakers in a nightclub kills 202 Australian citizens. Zamboanga bombings in the Philippines.
Oct. 19 - Car bomb explodes at McDonald's restaurant in Moscow, killing 1 person and wounding 5.
Oct. 23 - Moscow theater hostage crisis begins; 120 hostages and 40 terrorists killed in rescue 3 days later.
Nov. - Kenyan hotel suicide bombing kills 16 safari tourists. Marines attacked / murdered in Kuwait
May 12 - attack outside U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 12.
May - Suicide bombers killed 34 (8 U.S. citizens), at housing compounds for westerners in Riyadh, S.A.
May 14 - 16 die in a suicide bombing at a religious festival in southeastern Chechnya. May - 4 bombs killed 33 tourists (8 U.S. citizens) in Casablanca, Morocco.
July 5 - 15 people die and 40 are injured in bomb attacks at a rock festival in Moscow.
Aug. 1 - An explosion at the Russian hospital in North Ossetia kills 50 people and injures 76.
Aug. - Suicide car bomb killed 12 and injured over 150 at Marriott Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Sept. 3- A bomb on a passenger train in southern Russia kills 7 people and injures 90.
Oct. 15 - Bombing of US diplomatic convoy in the Gaza Strip: 3 U.S. citizens killed.
Nov. - Explosions rocked a Riyadh, S.A. housing compound, killing 17.
Nov. - Truck bombs detonated at London bank and British consulate in Istanbul kills 26, injures 22.
Dec. 5 - Suicide bombers kill 46 people in an attack on a train in southern Russia.
Dec. 9 - A blast in the center of Moscow kills 6 people and wounds at least 11. Bombings of United States expatriate housing compounds in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia kill 26 and injure 160. Attacks in Casablanca, Morocco leaves 41 dead. The attack involved 12 bombers and 5 targets. The targets were "Western and Jewish". Istanbul Bombings: Within five days, truck bombs go off at two synagogues, the British Consulate, and the HSBC Bank in Istanbul, Turkey.
Feb. 6 - Bomb on Moscow subway kills 41. 109 Kurds are killed in 2 suicide bombings in Arbil, Iraq.
Feb. 27 - Superferry 14 is bombed in the Philippines by Abu Sayyaf, killing 116.
March 11 - 10 Simultaneous bombings of busiest rush hour commuter trains in Madrid, Spain kills 202 people and injures more than 1,400.
April 21 - Bombing of a security building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia kills 5.
May 29 - Al-Khobar massacres--Islamic terrorists kill 22 people and one American at an oil compound in Saudi Arabia.
June 11 - Terrorists kidnap and execute Paul Johnson, Jr. in Riyadh.
Aug. 24 - Russian airplane bombings kill 90.
August 31 - A blast near a subway station entrance in northern Moscow, caused by a suicide bomber, kills 10 people and injures 33.
Sept. 1 - 3 Beslan school hostage crisis in North Ossetia, Russia results in over 330 dead.
Sept. 9 - Australian embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia was bombed, killing 9 people.
Oct. 7 - 3 car bombs explode in the Sinai Peninsula hotel, killing 32 and wounding 114, most of them tourists.
I want no more explanations about the misinterpretations of the Quran!
I want no more hand wringing from the "moderate" muslims!
I want no more "Religion of Peace" bullcrap!
I want the WHOLE muslim community to stand in force to STOP this insanity!
I want ACTION, not words!
If you don't stop it, we will!
got the backs of my fellow Americans
Is this person a Muslim? He does not appear to know what he is talking about.
My "Islam for Dummies" home teaching course tells me that fanaticism and extremism were the original design factors of Islam - plastered around a pastiche taken from other's doctrine and arab expansionism.
As far as I know the only lapse in that description was due to their utter inability to reach beyond the next sand dune in order to enforce it....today even the barbarians can drive a taxi or disarm a stewardess.
Dix told me today that he may not shoot the .50 at the next clambake but looks forward to it at the following one.
I want no more explanations about the misinterpretations of the Quran!
I want no more hand wringing from the "moderate" muslims!
I want no more "Religion of Peace" bullcrap!
I want the WHOLE muslim community to stand in force to STOP this insanity!
I want ACTION, not words!
If you don't stop it, we will!
Well said, TC!
There is no other way around it, we will have to stop it; because the so-called moderate muslims have no intention of speaking out. They think their only hope of surviving this war is by blending in.
When we win...and we WILL win...they will profess that their loyalty has always been with us; but they were quiet for fear of the hardliners coming after them.
They think they will be OK as long as they are quiet.
They don't know who is going to win.
Their 'religion' teaches them to be weak; so they try to blend on the surface.
But ultimately, they will go with whoever wins.
These people are not an asset to our society; but being cowards, they will conform to the prevailing side.
and the Chinese are using the Muslims as proxy fighters while all the while quietly invading the energy producing continents....the Red Chi Coms own Sudan, Ethiopia and Mugabe in South Africa and now the Panama Canal ( gift from Carter) and Venezuela too....and are being caught being smuggled across Bush and Vincente's beloved open Mexico border...when will we ever learn?.....stop the Chi Coms and you stop the Islamic radicals...ignore the Chi Coms at your peril they are the root
Please post this to every Muslim thread you can find....every single one...just cut it...this is vital info and little known
I agree that the teachings of the religion are always going to cause conflict if the followers are true to its teachings.It's more like a call to arms that uses the threat of death for disobeying and gives the reward of an endless supply of virgins for those who die while killing for the cause.There will always be a conflict as long as there are people who disagree with the religion.
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