Skip to comments.Balkan-Muslim Gratitude - Fort Dix And Our Friends The Abanians
Posted on 05/10/2007 8:11:50 AM PDT by ParsifalCA
Monday night the FBI arrested six Muslims who were planning a commando-style attack on Fort Dix in New Jersey, to kill as many soldiers as possible, authorities said.
Four of the six men are Albanians, a fact that Fox News which apparently thinks that Yugoslavia and Albanians are the same, and isnt sure what those two things might have to do with the Balkans reported thus:
The Associated Press reported that those captured were nationals of the former Yugoslavia, but the law enforcement source told FOX News that not all of them are of Albanian ethnicity. Federal sources also said the group is from the Balkans.
The only clue we get from other news sources that the four Yugoslavs are Albanian, and from Kosovo, is in sentences like these, which appeared in an earlier version of an AP report:
(Excerpt) Read more at californiarepublic.org ...
Don’t tell Wesley Clark.
Did you see the O’Reilly attack on Clark last night?
“..thinks that Yugoslavia and Albanians are the same..”
Not only is today’s MSM (FOX is a member of it) uninformed, they are too lazy to look at a map and notice that Yugoslavia (no longer exists) and Albania are two different countries. Why don’t they interview Tito to get a better picture of the situation.
Of course the Dhimmi press is going to cover the Kosovo connection! Can’t have people realizing we bombed the wrong side.
Tom Lantos (D-Ca.)said:
“Just a reminder to the predominantly Muslim-led government[s] in this world that here is yet another example that the United States leads the way for the creation of a predominantly Muslim country in the very heart of Europe. This should be noted by both responsible leaders of Islamic governments, such as Indonesia, and also for jihadists of all color and hue. The United States’ principles are universal, and in this instance, the United States stands foursquare for the creation of an overwhelmingly Muslim country in the very heart of Europe.” Meaning Bosnia and Kosovo.
But this idiot and many like him don’t realize that even if they gave up France and Germany to the Muslims the Jihad would still not stop.
The West needs a serious awakening. They also separate Islamofascism into cells and different organizations so they can manage perception better. The fact is, Muslims have one thing in common no matter what acronym you give them. Complete global submission to Islam. To hell with AlQaeda, KLA, Taliban, Hammas or whatever. They have one thing in common and that is to see Islam rule the world and affect global economics in their favor to that end.
I dare anyone here to prove me wrong. I know some of you out there are so caught up in PCism that you’re afraid to speak out for your country and for the safety of your own people. You’re afraid to speak out because someone might label you a radical, crazy, racist.
This country needs people to speak out and call a spade a spade.
“May God have mercy on my enemies because I won’t”. I bet many don’t even know who said that.
No, I missed it, though I’ve seen Clark on O’Reilly before.
Though one of the perps was a sniper in the KLA.
Here is Kronos77's thread:
This may be "home grown" terrorism.
He's a foreign policy expert? Who knew?
Balkan gratitude. *eyeroll* They would have gone to war on the local Christians and others with or without Clintoon’s ‘help’. They pulled the wool over many people’s eyes, making themselves out as some kind of endangered minority. Not all of us were fooled however...
O’Reilly exposed Clark as one of Soros’s minions. We may have already known that, but it was news to Bill and probably to a good share of most viewers. They got into a brief shouting match, although not at the level of the one with Geraldo. I would have liked to see O’Reilly question Clark on the Balkans.
Islam has been telling the civilized west many things, which go unheeded.
The Fort Dix Six probably don't even need him; when there's a threat to US security, can Hans Blix and the Chicksie Dix be far behind?
I heard the Muslim terrorists described as Yugoslavians as well. It seems to me that the MSM has been agonizing over finding a term that wouldn’t be ‘Muslim’-which is doomed to become a ‘racist’ term and is falling from usage. I did see the term ‘Islamic radicals’ used a couple of times. The MSM may be banking on the idea that the typical reader can’t connect ‘Islamic’ to ‘Muslim’. In my town, a bicyle shop owner was recently accused of racism for using the term ‘Kenyan’ to describe a man from Kenya-that’s how bad it’s getting.
another shining example of the Clinton Legacy.. The FRuits of ‘Wag the dog’ lives.
Perhaps the truth will out. Then, Lord willing, the evil plot to set up an independent "Kosova" at the center of a muslim "Greater Albania" will be TOAST!!!!
Entrapment defense may be presented in court for alleged plot against U.S.
The Associated Press
Updated: 8:17 p.m. MT May 10, 2007
CHERRY HILL, N.J. - He railed against the United States, helped scout out military installations for attack, offered to introduce his comrades to an arms dealer and gave them a list of weapons he could procure, including machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
These were not the actions of a terrorist but of a paid FBI informant who helped bring down an alleged plot by six Muslim men to massacre U.S. soldiers at New Jerseys Fort Dix.
And those actions have raised questions of whether the government crossed the line and pushed the six men down a path they would not have otherwise followed.
It is an argument entrapment that has been made in other terrorism cases, and one that has failed miserably in this post-Sept. 11 era.
One defense attorney on the case, Troy Archie, said no decision has been made on whether to argue entrapment, but based on the FBIs own account, the guys sort of led them on.
Rocco Cipparone, a lawyer for another one of the defendants, said he will take a hard look at the role of paid informants and how aggressive they were in potentially prodding or moving things along.
The Fort Dix Six were arrested earlier this week after a 15-month FBI investigation that relied heavily on two paid informants who secretly recorded meetings and telephone conversations in which the suspects talked of killing in the name of Allah.
U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie defended the governments handling of the case. He and the FBI portrayed the defendants as Muslim fanatics who were nearly ready to strike. They were arrested Monday night during what the FBI said was an attempt to buy AK-47 machine guns, M-16s and other weapons.
‘Really, really solid’ evidence
Former FBI agent Kevin Barrows said prosecutors appeared to have done things right.
They corroborated with surveillance, and they had a gun buy set up, Barrows said. That further solidified the case, as opposed to it just being a tape of somebody saying, Yeah, I want to buy guns. They worked this for a long time, and the evidence seems really, really solid.
Prosecutors portrayed the six men Serdar Tatar, 23; Agron Abdullahu, 24; Mohamad Ibrahim Shnewer, 22; Dritan Anthony or Tony Duka, 28; Shain Duka, 26; and Eljvir Elvis Duka, 23 as driven by hatred of America, a description disputed by relatives and acquaintances.
I never in my wildest dreams imagined what theyve been accused of, said Ismail Badat, trustee of the Islamic Center of South Jersey in Palmyra, where the Duka brothers worshipped.
The same documents that prosecutors used to build a case against the suspects also depict them as somewhat disorganized, lackluster plotters. And clumsy and amateurish, too: The FBI learned of the alleged plot when the men went to a Circuit City store and asked a clerk to transfer a jihad training video of themselves onto a DVD. Also, they mistakenly thought an AK-47 costs $500, instead of $1,500 to $3,000.
Also, one of the men, Tatar, called a Philadelphia police officer in November, saying that he had been approached by someone who was pressuring him to obtain a map of Fort Dix, and that he feared the incident was terrorist-related, according to court documents.
It could be a defense, that he felt he was being pressured to do things and actually called law enforcement to report it, Sohail Mohammed, a lawyer and Muslim community leader in New Jersey who is not involved in the case.
Entrapment occurs when law enforcement officials entice others into committing a crime they otherwise would not have committed. Under the law, people cannot be convicted if they were entrapped. But there is no entrapment if a person is willing to break the law and law officers offer to help.
If the source talks them into committing a crime, that is entrapment, said retired FBI agent Craig Dotlo, a 32-year veteran. But if they are predisposed to commit a crime, and you give them the opportunity, thats fine.
Hard to win an entrapment defense
Among other things, even before the informant presented the list of weapons he said he could get, Dritan Duka unwittingly asked an undercover federal agent he had seen at a firing range about where he might buy an AK-47 or M-16, according to the FBI.
Archie, the defense attorney, conceded it is difficult to win an entrapment defense. Basically, if they are just constantly pushing someone to go in a particular direction, he said. Its just got to be obvious, obvious entrapment for it to fly.
Attorney Henry Klingeman unsuccessfully argued that government agents had entrapped London merchant Hemant Lakhani, convicted in New Jersey in 2005. Lakhani was caught in a sting trying to arrange the sale of at least 50 shoulder-fired missiles for shooting down American airliners. He is serving a 47-year prison sentence.
In the post-9/11 era, the entrapment defense is basically useless, Klingeman said. For a defendant, merely saying he wishes he could do harm to America, the jury has heard enough.
Failed in 2003 terror case
Entrapment also failed as a defense in the case of Shahwar Matin Siraj, who was convicted in New York City of plotting to blow up the Herald Square subway station in 2003. Authorities had recruited an Egyptian man as an informant.
Sirajs lawyer, Martin R. Stolar, argued at trial that Siraj had no interest in violence until the informant showed him photos of prisoners being abused at Abu Ghraib and told him it was his duty as a Muslim to retaliate. Siraj was found guilty and sentenced to 30 years.
The government often overreaches in its zeal to give itself a pat on the back, Stolar said. In my case, my position was that they created the crime in order to solve the crime so that they could then claim a victory in the war on terror.
Vincent Henry, director of the Homeland Security Management Institute at Long Island University and a 21-year veteran of the New York Police Department, said he is convinced that the Fort Dix defendants really were capable of pulling off such an attack.
Im sure they were, he said. The arrests were made as they were on their way to purchase the weapons, or at least some of the weapons. They had seemed to plan it out very, very well.
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