Skip to comments.Will Muslim chaplains radicalize U.S. troops?
Posted on 04/24/2008 3:16:40 AM PDT by Man50D
Fearing the radicalization of U.S. soldiers, the leader of the Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus has called for a government investigation of all Muslim chaplains serving in the U.S. military to determine whether they have ties to radical Islamic groups.
Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., says the Pentagon has failed to properly vet the Muslim chaplains ministering to U.S forces since it first set up its Muslim chaplain corps 15 years ago.
The military chaplains were approved by a convicted terrorism supporter who at the time headed the American Muslim Council. Abdurahman Alamoudi is now serving a 23-year prison sentence on federal terrorism charges.
The U.S. Department of Treasury in 2005 announced in a statement that "Alamoudi had a close relationship with al-Qaida and had raised money for al-Qaida in the United States."
According to Myrick, the chaplains he sponsored have not been re-screened since his sentencing.
"Alamoudi placed Muslim chaplains throughout the military. He is now in jail on charges of terrorism," she said. "The chaplains to my knowledge are still in their current positions."
Myrick added that "while there may be nothing wrong with the Muslim chaplains that he approved, it seems logical that our government would re-check the chaplains who were approved by a convicted terrorist."
In January 2007, Myrick founded the Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus. The bipartisan group, with more than 120 members and headed by Myrick and Reps. Bud Cramer, D-Ala., and Jane Harman, D-Calif., was formed to allow members to meet with terrorism experts and become educated about the dangers radical Islamists pose to America.
The caucus meets twice a month and hears from terrorism experts, including Ken Pollack, Steve Emerson, Walid Phares, Gen. Anthony Zinni and Lawrence Wright.
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Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C..... a great choice for juan mccain’s VP!!!!
Good grief, just call it pure Islam or Islam of the Koran! No more term “radical Islam”.
Good job Representative Myrick!
It is a DEATH CULT!
“In true Islam, no one Muslim is more devout than the next.”
That may be true WITHIN islam...but islam teaches that ALL non-muslims are inferior to ANY muslim. That is where the root of the problem lays.
She’s not even willing to seek her own seat. She’s only running off at the mouth now that she’s lame-duck.
Muslim chaplains...... wtf? Plant a bug, surveil the participants and throw anybody that is found to advocate conduct unbecoming, treason or acts contrary to good order and discipline to Leavenworth to make big rocks into little rocks.
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