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AP Interview: Islamic leader in key Somali town says 'the world better learn who we are'
Santa Barbara News Press ^ | August 25, 2006 | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY

Posted on 08/25/2006 11:01:22 AM PDT by jdm

LET WEYNE, Somalia (AP) - An Islamic militia that controls most of southern Somalia is now expanding into the center of this Horn of Africa country, imposing order after years of anarchy but also sparking worries of an emerging Taliban-style regime.

One of its Islamic courts has been governing this central town for less than a week, operating out of a crumbling stone building furnished with green plastic chairs, but already its leader is envisioning greater things.

''The world better learn who we are,'' Sheik Farah Moalim told The Associated Press in an interview this week at his headquarters in Belet Weyne, capital of the Hiran region. ''This is just the beginning stage.''

Just 25 miles from the Ethiopian border, Belet Weyne is among the most important towns seized this month by militiamen loyal to the Supreme Islamic Courts Council, which is setting up regional courts to rule based on the Muslim holy book, the Quran.

The group's strict and often severe interpretation of Islam raises memories of Afghanistan's Taliban regime, which was ousted by a U.S.-led campaign for harboring Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida fighters. U.S. officials accuse the Somali group of harboring al-Qaida bombers.

But here and in other parts of Somalia, many people credit the Islamic courts with restoring order to a nation that had seen little more than violence and lawlessness for 15 years.

Moalim said the Islamic council will eventually set up courts throughout Somalia and warned it will not tolerate foreign interference - particularly from Ethiopia. The latter has vowed to ''crush'' the Islamists if they threaten Somalia's feeble, U.N.-backed interim government.

(Excerpt) Read more at newspress.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crushislam; islam; islamicfascists; islamisadeathcult; islamisevil; islamistheproblem; itsislamstupid; knowislamnopeace; trop; waronislam
Will have to keep an eye on this fella.
1 posted on 08/25/2006 11:01:23 AM PDT by jdm
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To: jdm

Better yet, just target him now before it gets even more stupid than it already is.


2 posted on 08/25/2006 11:05:36 AM PDT by Dazedcat (Dear God, please make it stop)
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To: jdm

''The world better learn who we are,''
We know who you are. Unfortunately our Homeland Insecurity people don't.


3 posted on 08/25/2006 11:07:38 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (The Leftist-Islamist-Media Alliance: Marxist jihad aided by mainstream media.)
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To: jdm

2003/10/21 Somalia Sheikh 2 0 A British couple who dedicated their lives to teaching in Africa are murdered by Islamic terrorists while sitting in their home.
2003/10/5 Somalia Boorama 1 0 60-year old Italian medical missionary, a woman honored by the U.N. for her work with refugees, is shot twice in the head while leaving a hospital.
2004/3/19 Somalia Hergeysa 2 0 Two aid workers shot to death in Somalia by anti-Western extremists.
2004/4/5 Somalia Berbera 1 1 Somaliland government admits that the killers of a Kenyan aid worker were from an al-Qaeda faction. A German aid worker was seriously injured by the same terrorists.
2005/2/17 Somalia Mogadishu 2 5 Bombing kills two and injures five near a hotel.
2005/7/11 Somalia Mogadishu 1 0 al-Qaeda assassinates a Somali peace activist outside his home.


4 posted on 08/25/2006 11:09:29 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: jdm
The world better learn who we are

Why? Which comes first in priority, the world or Reality?

5 posted on 08/25/2006 11:09:53 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the law of the excluded middle)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged
================= EXHIBIT 1 ================

Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay attacked by Islamic terrorists.


================= EXHIBIT 2 ================

London attacked by Islamic terrorists.


================= EXHIBIT 3 ================

Madrid attacked by Islamic terrorists.


================= EXHIBIT 4 ================

AMERICANS MURDERED ON A BRIDGE IN FALLUJA BY ISLAMIC SUBHUMAN TERRORISTS


The War for Infinite Justice MUST BE ESCALATED

================= EXHIBIT 5 ================

TORTURE OF AMERICANS BY ISLAMIC SUBHUMAN TERRORISTS.


The War for Infinite Justice MUST BE ESCALATED

================= EXHIBIT 6 ================

VERY PARTIAL LIST OF ISLAMIC TERRORIST ACTIVITIES
Full list is pages and pages and pages and pages.

1968 Robert Kennedy assassinated
1972 Munich Olympics Sep-5,1972 (Black September)
1976 Entebbe Hostage Crisis, June 27, 1976
1979 Iran Hostage Crisis, Nov. 4, 1979 444 days
1979 Grand Mosque Seizure, Nov 20,1979
1981 Assassination of Egyptian President, Oct 6,1981
1982 Assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister, Sept 14, 1982
1983 Bombing of US Embassy in Beirut6, April 18,1983
1983 Bombing of Maring Barricks, Beruit, Oct 23,1983
1984 Hizballah Restaurant Bombing, April 12,1984
1985 Egyptian Airliner Hijacking, Nov 23,1985
1985 Rome Airport murders
1985 TWA Flight 847 hijacked, U.S. Navy diver murdered
1985 Achille Lauro hijacking, Homacidal maniac lived in saddams Iraq
1986 Aircraft Bombing in Greece, March 30, 1986
1988 Pan Am 747 Flight 103 Bombing, Lockerbie, 100's murdered
1988 Berlin Discoteque Bombing, Dec 21,1988
1992 Bombing in Israeli Embassy in Argentina, March 17,1992
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr., April 14,1993
1993 First World Trade Center bombing, February 26th, 7 Killed, Hundreds injured, Billions
1994 Air France Hijacking, Dec 24,1994
1995 Attack on US Diplomats in Pakistan, Mar 8,1995
1995 Military Installation Attack, Nov 13, 1995
1995 Kashmiri Hostage taking, July 4,1995
1996 Khobar Towers attack
1996 Sudanese Missionarys Kidnapping, Aug 17,1996
1996 Paris Subway Explosion, Dec 3,1996
1997 Israeli Shopping Mall Bombing, Sept 4, 1997
1997 Yemeni Kidnappings, Oct 30,1997
1998 Somali Hostage taking crisis, April 15,1998
1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing in Peru, Jan 15, 1998
1998 U.S. Kenya Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1998 U.S. Tanzania Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1999 Plot to blow up Space Needle (thwarted)
2000 USS Cole attacked, many U.S. Navy sailors murdered
2000-2003 Intifada against Israel - 100's dead and injured
2000 Manila Bombing, Dec 30,2000
2001 4 Commercial airliners hijacked, 250+ murdered
2001 World Trade Center attacked, 2800+ murdered
2001 Flight 93 murders
2001 Pentagon attacked, 180+ murdered
2002 Reporter Daniel Pearl, kidnapped and murdered
2002 Philippines American missionary, Filipino nurse killed
2002 July 4, El Al attack Los Angeles LAX, several murdered
2002 Bali bombing - 200 dead, 300 injured
2002 Yemen, French Oil Tanker attacked
2002 Marines attacked / murdered in Kuwait
2002 Washington D.C. sniper
2002 Russian Theater attacked, 100+ dead
2002 Nigerian riots against Miss World Pageant, 200 dead, dozens injured
2002 Mombasa Hotel Attacked, 12 dead, dozens injured
2002 Israeli Boeing 757 attacked by missiles, fortunately no one injured
2002 August Hotel bombing in Jakarta, Indonesia. 12 dead, dozens injured.
2003 Rusian concert bombing
2003 Phillipines airport and market bombing
2003 Foiled SAM plot in the USA
2003 UN Baghdad HQ Bombing
on and on and on and on their terrorism has gone .........


The War for Infinite Justice MUST BE ESCALATED

================= EXHIBIT 7 ================

Islamic Terrorists (mainly from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan) attack America
murdering 3000 Americans per hour [pictures censored by the MSM]

The War for Infinite Justice SHOULD HAVE BEEN ESCALATED IN 2001


================= EXHIBIT 8 ================

Russia, at Beslan, with children murdered by Islamic terrorists.


================= EXHIBIT 9 ================

=========== Documents linking Atta, Saddam, Nidal, bin Ladin ===========

Handwritten letter dated Feb. 19, 1998 linking bin Laden and Saddam Hussein
discussing arrival of a secret envoy sent by bin Laden to Iraq.
The signature beneath the letter is a codename, "MDA" - the Mukhabarat.


================= EXHIBIT 10================

=========== Islamic terrorists promising to conquer America prior to murdering all Christians and Jews therein.

"Islam isn't in America to be equal to any other faith,
but to become dominant. The Qur'an should be the highest authority in America,
and Islam the only accepted religion on earth
"

--Omar Ahmed, Chairman of the Board of CAIR (Council of American Islamic Relations), San Ramon Valley Herald, July 1998


Qur’an 8:12 “I shall terrorize the infidels.
So wound their bodies and incapacitate them
because they oppose Allah and His Apostle.”

Qur’an 8:57 “If you gain mastery over them in battle,
inflict such a defeat as would terrorize them,
so that they would learn a lesson and be warned.”

6 posted on 08/25/2006 11:10:33 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: jdm
Oh, we're learning, Sweetpea, we're learning.
7 posted on 08/25/2006 11:10:34 AM PDT by CremeSaver (Prayers for our Israeli friends. They're going to need them, as will we.)
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To: jdm

Just send us your GPS coordinates, so we can send a welcome package.


8 posted on 08/25/2006 11:13:19 AM PDT by pierrem15 (Charles Martel: past and future of France)
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To: jdm

He's right. People ought to learn who they are, the better to hunt them down and kill them.


9 posted on 08/25/2006 11:14:30 AM PDT by Little Ray (If you want to be a martyr, we want to martyr you.)
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To: jdm
Another Godforsaken nation. (Or a nation that forsook God?)
10 posted on 08/25/2006 11:26:52 AM PDT by Rutles4Ever
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To: Dazedcat

GMTA!! I was just saying to myself, "Only so we can figure out who to take out."


11 posted on 08/25/2006 11:27:11 AM PDT by delphirogatio
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To: jdm
''The world better learn who we are,'' Sheik Farah Moalim told The Associated Press in an interview this week at his headquarters in Belet Weyne, capital of the Hiran region. ''This is just the beginning stage.''

You know what? F-you and F your Fing POS cult pedophile religion! I spit on mohammad (that monkey) and piss on the quran!


12 posted on 08/25/2006 11:33:35 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (I gigged your peace frog.)
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To: Rutles4Ever
''The world better learn who we are,'' Sheik Farah Moalim told The Associated Press in an interview this week

An illiterate, sit around in the sand all day, do nothing muslim? Ooops! The article did say they've moved up into the modern world of green plastic chairs. These folks are on the move!

Owl_Eagle

If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.

13 posted on 08/25/2006 11:45:45 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle
The article did say they've moved up into the modern world of green plastic chairs.

Well he finally caught up with me, that's for sure. I'm going to Target and upgrading tonight.

14 posted on 08/25/2006 12:15:41 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever
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To: jdm

Sharia law may be the only law that can maintain order in a Muslim nation.


15 posted on 08/25/2006 12:30:06 PM PDT by Bob J (RIGHTALK.com...a conservative alternative to NPR!)
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To: Rutles4Ever
I'm going to Target and upgrading tonight.

Dude, go with the orange plastic chairs, it'll be eons before they progress to that technology.

Owl_Eagle

If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.

16 posted on 08/25/2006 12:52:04 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: jdm
''The world better learn who we are,'' Sheik Farah Moalim told The Associated Press in an interview this week at his headquarters in Belet Weyne, capital of the Hiran region. ''This is just the beginning stage.''

Just post your GPS coordinates, Sheik, and we'll take care of the getting to know you.

17 posted on 08/25/2006 12:53:38 PM PDT by Jim Noble (President of the FR Rudy 2008 caucus, posting for 3 days from the City he saved.)
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To: jdm

No question these people are murderous cavemen,but we better take them serious and deal with them accordingly because to do otherwise is suicide !!!


18 posted on 08/25/2006 12:56:55 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: Owl_Eagle
Dude, go with the orange plastic chairs, it'll be eons before they progress to that technology.

Excellent idea, they'll match my construction paper curtains.

19 posted on 08/25/2006 1:24:52 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever
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