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Breaking: Two NJ men arrested at JFK airport before boarding plane to join Islamist terrorist group
New Jersey On-Line ^ | June 06, 2010, 12:35AM | Josh Margolin

Posted on 06/05/2010 9:48:37 PM PDT by BP2

NEWARK — Two New Jersey men intent on killing American troops were arrested Saturday as they boarded flights to link up with a virulent jihadist group in Somalia, authorities said.

The men, both North Jersey residents, were charged with conspiring to commit an act of international terrorism through a group tied to Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network, according to officials familiar with the details of the arrests.

Mohamed Hamoud Alessa, 20, of North Bergen, and Carlos Eduardo Almonte, 26, of Elmwood Park were apprehended at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens before they could board separate flights to Egypt, where they were to start journeys to Somalia. The men were arrested by teams of state and federal law-enforcement agents who have been investigating the pair since October 2006, according to the officials, who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss the operation publicly.

"Two individuals were arrested at JFK in connection with an ongoing investigation. At this time, we can provide no further details because the investigation is ongoing. The arrests do not relate to an immediate threat," said Jose Lozano, a spokesman for the state Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m., FBI agents sealed off Alessa’s street in North Bergen. The local police department would say only that an investigation was in progress. FBI agents, North Bergen police and the New York Police Department descended on the home on 81st Street as neighbors looked on. According to property records, Alessa’s parents, Mahmoud and Nadia Alessa, rented the top floor of their house amid a quiet row of middle-class homes. As agents poured in, lights went on throughout the house.

Neither Alessa nor Almonte is married. Both are American citizens, said the anonymous officials.

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1 posted on 06/05/2010 9:48:37 PM PDT by BP2
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To: Cindy

BTTT


2 posted on 06/05/2010 9:49:23 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: BP2

Praise be to God!


3 posted on 06/05/2010 9:55:50 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: BP2

Can be... Obama said the war on terror was over.


4 posted on 06/05/2010 9:55:52 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: BP2

Pretty bad....you get all doped up on enthusiasm, and don’t even get out of the front door. They both end up in a US prison...where they become daily targets. Now the relatives will come and visit you in prison and ask why you were so stupid.


5 posted on 06/05/2010 9:57:31 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Jet Jaguar

bump for mam


6 posted on 06/05/2010 9:58:59 PM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (1.416785(71) x 10^32)
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To: BP2
I thought Barry and his buddy, Holder, said we couldn't call Islamist Terrorists Islamist Terrorists anymore.

sarc/

7 posted on 06/05/2010 9:59:23 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("A Republic, If You Can Keep It" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: BP2

More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad? Does anyone know why that is?


8 posted on 06/05/2010 10:00:28 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: BP2

Man Made Disaster Engineers, if you please.


9 posted on 06/05/2010 10:02:40 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: BP2

I assume they lost their jobs and their homes are in foreclosure.


10 posted on 06/05/2010 10:02:53 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: BP2; Cindy; onyx
"Neither Alessa nor Almonte is married. Both are American citizens, said the anonymous officials."

Right. What a relief.

/sarcasm

11 posted on 06/05/2010 10:03:32 PM PDT by bd476
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To: BP2

“virulent”?

They’re like a plague? Not the choice of words I would use but then journalism is in such a virulent state of decay.


12 posted on 06/05/2010 10:03:52 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: BP2

Amish?


13 posted on 06/05/2010 10:04:22 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Titus-Maximus

It could be an alias, you know how they love having a dozen fake names. One darker-skinned guy pretending to be another.


14 posted on 06/05/2010 10:05:46 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Smiling at you...

Let me post this in the JIHADIS ARE LOSERS file.

Thank you very much for the ping Jet Jaguar.

#

Previously...

http://www.sofir.org/sarchives/006315.php

28 May 2010

“WOULD-BE WARRIORS”
by Brian Michael Jenkins at RAND:

SNIPPET: “This shift toward prevention requires both collecting domestic intelligence — always a delicate mission in a democracy — and maintaining community trust and cooperation.”


15 posted on 06/05/2010 10:06:34 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: BP2

Here’s an interesting little tidbit:

“Neighbors of Almonte declined to comment, but a couple who appeared to be family members showed up around 11:30 and greeted the agents as if they knew them. The older man was escorted into the house and could be seen embracing one of the FBI agents in the kitchen.”


16 posted on 06/05/2010 10:06:46 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: BP2

And, now we go live to Helen Thomas at Hearst News for comments. Helen, if you can hear us, what do you make of this story?

Vell, Auschwitz vould be a fine place for the Joooos, but Poland vill do.


17 posted on 06/05/2010 10:07:19 PM PDT by healy61
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To: Titus-Maximus

“More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad? Does anyone know why that is?”

For the Mexican employee: Travel, better pay and 72 virgins.

For the Muslim Jihad Employer: Save on travel, save money (cheaper employee), gets rid of 72 ‘questionable’ virgins.


18 posted on 06/05/2010 10:07:27 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Raycpa
I assume they lost their jobs and their homes are in foreclosure.

They're mad about the RATcare law.

Dont worry, it's just an isolated incident.

19 posted on 06/05/2010 10:09:25 PM PDT by freespirited (There are a lot of bad Republicans but there are no good Democrats.--Ann Coulter)
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To: Raycpa

And they were ‘despondant’ over the Israeli raid of the ‘aid’ ship; the oil leak in the Gulf; and the blown call at the end of the ‘perfect’ game last week.

Who wouldn’t snap?


20 posted on 06/05/2010 10:09:53 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom ((((((((((((((((((((PALIN/BACHMANN 2012))))))))))))))))))))
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To: jiggyboy

Embracing???

Somebodys gonna have some ‘splaining to do.


21 posted on 06/05/2010 10:11:28 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom ((((((((((((((((((((PALIN/BACHMANN 2012))))))))))))))))))))
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
Mohamed Hamoud Alessa, 20, of North Bergen, and Carlos Eduardo Almonte, 26, of Elmwood Park

22 posted on 06/05/2010 10:12:15 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: BP2

Islam is a religion of peace


23 posted on 06/05/2010 10:19:22 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: Titus-Maximus

More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad? Does anyone know why that is?


Probably because islams is converting many Catholics.
Even on this board I have read on Catholic threads several times how they should make some kind of deal with the muslims because they have so much in common (I cringed when reading it but yep even seen it on FR too)

Muslims have been down in Southern Mexico recruiting for a long time too since 9-11 and handing out money left and right.


24 posted on 06/05/2010 10:19:29 PM PDT by Lera
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To: Titus-Maximus
More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad? Does anyone know why that is?

Perhaps because the Hispanic population keeps growing?

On top of that, AQ is probably sparing no effort to recruit US residents, especially those that are more likely to avoid profiling.

25 posted on 06/05/2010 10:20:27 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: Titus-Maximus
More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad? Does anyone know why that is?

Maybe it is because they are making buddies crossing our US border together.

26 posted on 06/05/2010 10:21:28 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
Islam is a religion of peace

Yep, we see more and more proof every day.

27 posted on 06/05/2010 10:22:14 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows; maggief; Dog; BP2; Candor7; martin_fierro; ...

pingo to more ‘alienated human disaster perpetrators’


28 posted on 06/05/2010 10:23:15 PM PDT by bitt ("WE THE PEOPLE" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVAhr4hZDJE)
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To: BP2

Just some peaceful Muslims off on their Jihadi summer vacation. The Obama administration has said that this is entirely acceptable behavior.


29 posted on 06/05/2010 10:28:34 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Paine)
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To: healy61

Helen Thomas is a disgrace to her profession, a profession already filled with jerks, subversives,and; you, who have been in any journalism class/course, know these types.


30 posted on 06/05/2010 10:29:12 PM PDT by Lumper20
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping!


31 posted on 06/05/2010 10:30:49 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: GOP Poet; Titus-Maximus
"More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad? Does anyone know why that is?"

Maybe it is because they are making buddies crossing our US border together.

You may have something there. Maybe the Jihad is alive and well in Mexico and Calderon is enabling it. Cheap Jihadi foot soldiers are readily available south of the border. Jihadi money underwrites their journey north to our country and is behind pro-illegal immigration efforts, including the purchase of U.S. legislators.

32 posted on 06/05/2010 10:33:26 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Cindy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2528758/posts

Quote:

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/06/two_nj_men_arrested_for_terror.html

New Jersey Real-Time News
Breaking Local News from New Jersey
Bergen County, Court news, Crime/Courts, Hudson County, New York City »

SNIPPET: “Two N.J. men arrested at JFK airport before boarding plane to join Islamist terrorist group, authorities say”
By Josh Margolin/Statehouse Bureau
June 06, 2010, 12:55AM

NEWARK —

SNIPPET: “Mohamed Hamoud Alessa, 20, of North Bergen, and Carlos Eduardo Almonte, 26, of Elmwood Park were apprehended at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens before they could board separate flights to Egypt, where they were to start journeys to Somalia. The men were arrested by teams of state and federal law-enforcement agents who have been investigating the pair since October 2006, according to the officials, who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss the operation publicly.”

SNIPPET: “Neither Alessa nor Almonte is married. Both are American citizens, said the anonymous officials.”

SNIPPET: “... circle of friends and keep tabs as they consumed jihadist videos and literature, bought airline tickets and prepared to travel overseas.

Officials said the suspects were not planning an imminent attack in the New Jersey-New York area but were believed to be joining with the terrorist fight against Americans in Somalia.

Authorities said the men planned to wage jihad as part of a Somalia-based Islamist terror group called al Shabaab...”


33 posted on 06/05/2010 10:36:58 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: BP2

“Carlos Eduardo Almonte” is a jihadist??? Couldn’t find enough outlet for his violent tendencies with MS-13, perhaps?


34 posted on 06/05/2010 10:49:13 PM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: thecodont

“Maybe the Jihad is alive and well in Mexico and Calderon is enabling it.”
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Hmmmm, I agree and I’m going to call the Jihad the “poppies” aka opium and that’s how the dope gets from there to here. Everybody wants to get their piece of the pie when it comes to drugs. MS 13 and the Zetas are fighting over something and it’s not the border so much as it is the drugs. The border hasn’t been a problem for years.


35 posted on 06/05/2010 10:50:11 PM PDT by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: jiggyboy

Interesting. Sounds like mama and papa were not happy with their boy’s new friends and activities, and had quietly gone for outside help to deal with him.


36 posted on 06/05/2010 10:52:05 PM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: Titus-Maximus
More and more Hispanics are getting in on the Muslim Jihad?

Stumbled onto an Aztlan site once and much of it was devoted to them showing "solidarity" with their "Palestinian brothers." They have a lot in common -- envy of prosperity/success, hatred for Americans/Jews, "stolen land" grievances, etc. Plus I suspect the Aztlaners and their ilk are awed by the Islamofascists' complete disregard for human life in pursuing their goals.

37 posted on 06/05/2010 11:05:27 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Titus-Maximus

The same reason blacks do - jail. They generally come into contact with Islam in jail, where there is a lot of very aggressive “conversion” going on.

Non-Hispanic whites who get into it are usually the loser ¨seeker” type, like that kid who was writing threats from his mom´s basement. But I think you´ll find that a lot of the Hispanics first met Islam in jail - and remember, one of the big sources of money for Islamic terrorism is drug trafficking, so the criminal element moves in a common world.


38 posted on 06/05/2010 11:22:44 PM PDT by livius
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To: BP2

It’s a man caused disaster waiting to happen out there.


39 posted on 06/05/2010 11:34:50 PM PDT by eaglestar
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

ping


40 posted on 06/06/2010 12:04:17 AM PDT by lonevoice (If Fox News is the only outlet reporting it, did it really happen?)
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To: BP2

Barack OBAMA, during his Cairo speech, said: “I know, too, that Islam has always been a part of America ‘s story.”
AN AMERICAN CITIZEN’S RESPONSE:
Dear Mr. Obama:
Were those Muslims that were in America when the Pilgrims first landed? Funny, I thought they were Native American Indians.
Were those Muslims that celebrated the first Thanksgiving day? Sorry again, those were Pilgrims and Native American Indians.
Can you show me one Muslim signature on the United States Constitution?
Declaration of Independence ?
Bill of Rights?
Didn’t think so.
Did Muslims fight for this country’s freedom from England ? No.
Did Muslims fight during the Civil War to free the slaves in America ? No, they did not. In fact, Muslims to this day are still the largest traffickers in human slavery. Your own half brother, a devout Muslim, still advocates slavery himself, even though Muslims of Arabic descent refer to black Muslims as “pug nosed slaves.” Says a lot of what the Muslim world really thinks of your family’s “rich Islamic heritage,” doesn’t it Mr. Obama?
Where were Muslims during the Civil Rights era of this country? Not present.
There are no pictures or media accounts of Muslims walking side by side with Martin Luther King, Jr. or helping to advance the cause of Civil Rights.
Where were Muslims during this country’s Woman’s Suffrage era? Again, not present. In fact, devout Muslims demand that women are subservient to men in the Islamic culture. So much so, that often they are beaten for not wearing the ‘hajib’ or for talking to a man who is not a direct family member or their husband. Yep, the Muslims are all for women’s rights, aren’t they?
Where were Muslims during World War II? They were aligned with Adolf Hitler. The Muslim grand mufti himself met with Adolf Hitler, reviewed the troops and accepted support from the Nazi’s in killing Jews.
Finally, Mr. Obama, where were Muslims on Sept. 11th, 2001? If they weren’t flying planes into the World Trade Center , the Pentagon or a field in Pennsylvania killing nearly 3,000 people on our own soil, they were rejoicing in the Middle East . No one can dispute the pictures shown from all parts of the Muslim world celebrating on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and other cable news networks that day. Strangely, the very “moderate” Muslims who’s asses you bent over backwards to kiss in Cairo , Egypt on June 4th were stone cold silent post 9-11. To many Americans, their silence has meant approval for the acts of that day.
And THAT, Mr. Obama, is the “rich heritage” Muslims have here in America .
Oh, I’m sorry, I forgot to mention the Barbary Pirates. They were Muslim.
And now we can add November 5, 2009 - the slaughter of American soldiers at Fort Hood by a Muslim major who is a doctor and a psychiatrist who was supposed to be counseling soldiers returning from battle in Iraq and Afghanistan .
That, Mr. Obama is the “Muslim heritage” in America .


41 posted on 06/06/2010 12:04:35 AM PDT by mojitojoe (banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Long a bastion of Catholicism, southern Mexico is quickly turning into a battleground for soul-savers. Islam, too, is gaining a foothold and the indigenous Mayans are converting by the hundreds. The Mexican government is worried about a culture clash in their own backyard....

http://www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/0,1518,358223,00.html

.. more;
http://tinyurl.com/238wfkk

but lets just let them all in and hug that all out of’em


42 posted on 06/06/2010 1:18:30 AM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: mojitojoe
Barack OBAMA, during his Cairo speech, said: “I know, too, that Islam has always been a part of America ‘s story.”

Thomas Jefferson had to address the muslims in his time, they were the pirates that intercepted supplies from ships coming in

43 posted on 06/06/2010 1:21:30 AM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: BP2

But if they were staffers for the equally dangerous communist front “Congressional Progressive Caucus”, they would be sipping lattes at the Admirals Club on the tax payers dime.


44 posted on 06/06/2010 1:31:27 AM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: BP2
Obviously these two are among the few who didn't hear Obama’s Cairo speech. Too bad. Had those pearls of wisdom from the One reached these two's ears, none of this unpleasantness would ever have happened.

Obviously this is our fault. We as American citizens haven't worked hard enough to convey the One’s words to the world.

I hereby rededicate myself to spreading the Word of the One... and to exposing and reporting class enemies and counterrevolutionaries wherever they're found, especially in my immediate family.

45 posted on 06/06/2010 1:48:25 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (What (child) would Mohammad do?)
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To: livius

The Astor family knows about drug profits.


46 posted on 06/06/2010 3:57:53 AM PDT by Lumper20
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To: BP2
Two New Jersey men intent on killing American troops were arrested Saturday as they boarded flights to link up with a virulent jihadist group in Somalia, authorities said.

Islam is a virulent jihadist group.
47 posted on 06/06/2010 4:38:34 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: bd476
"Neither Alessa nor Almonte is married.

Saving it for all those virgins. Them jihad honeys.

48 posted on 06/06/2010 5:08:34 AM PDT by csvset
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To: rdl6989
It is a religion of peace.

After they put a burka on every women's head and cut off every Christian mans head, it will be very peaceful.

49 posted on 06/06/2010 5:13:54 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: BP2
Carlos Eduardo Almonte, 26, of Elmwood Park

Am I mistaken or is this a Hispanic name?

50 posted on 06/06/2010 5:31:10 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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