Skip to comments.On Belmokhtar's group: 'They believe the West is one great Sodom and Gomorrah' (Al-Queda in Mali)
Posted on 01/18/2013 1:02:43 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Robert Fowler was kidnapped by Mokhtar Belmokhtar's not-so-merry band of terrorists in 2008 and published a book about the experience, "A Season In Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda." From the excerpts I've read, the title accurately sums up Fowler's experience. Belmokhtar's group is, of course, responsible for the recent assault on a natural gas field in eastern Algeria and the subsequent hostage crisis.
Fowler, a Canadian diplomat who was serving the United Nations when he was kidnapped, has had some interesting things to say about Belmokhtar and his henchmen.
ABC News reports:
"I was afraid for my life all the time," recalled Fowler, "when I woke up in the morning and when I went to sleep at night." ...
Fowler also said Belmokhtar's band was made up of "experienced desert fighters" who hate the West. "I can't tell you the extent to which they hate us," he said. "They believe we are evil incarnate. They believe the West is one great Sodom and Gomorrah."
Some have tried to portray Belmokhtar as a mere criminal. There is plenty of evidence in our write-ups of the siege in Algeria showing that is not true. While Belmokhtar has certainly engaged in wide-ranging criminal activity, it has only served his broader objectives. Fowler is describing ideologues, not criminals.
Then there is this from The Wall Street Journal:
Mr. Belmokhtar appears to have been the principal intermediary between AQIM and al Qaeda in Pakistan, according to analysts who follow the sect, including Robert Fowler, a Canadian diplomat.
Now that is interesting, isn't it? In a few of our pieces we noted that, according to the Associated Press, Belmokhtar's spokesman said just over one month ago that "they remain under the orders of al Qaeda central."
The WSJ notes that Belmokhtar is a bit of a myth-maker when it comes to his biography. The article concludes with these paragraphs [emphasis added]:
Some militants remained unsure of Mr. Belmokhtar's arrangement. "AQIM, Belmokhtar, we don't know what their situation is," said Algabass Ag Intallah, a commander with Ansar Dine, one of the militias in Mali that received weapons and recruits from AQIM.
But on Wednesday, Mr. Hamaha, a commander in AQIM who says he answers to Mr. Belmokhtar, said the entire organization was responsible for the Algerian attack, in retaliation against a common foe--France, for intervening in Mali.
"Now, you're going to see what you've unleashed," he said.
Keep in mind that even though Belmokhtar broke off from al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) to forge his own group, there are numerous reports that his group still fights alongside AQIM and its allies.
Well it’s close to S&G....but let God decide when to destroy it.
More on the Group Leader of the attack in Algier.
Horror: Thirty foreign hostages are dead after a helicopter air strike by Algerian forces on the BP gas plant seized by Al Qaeda-linked terrorists led by veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar (above)
Well, even a broken clock is right twice a day.
That doesn't mean we're now BFF, but I'll have to admit they got this one right. Too bad America didn't stop it before it got out of hand.
Not completely wrong, BUT, kidnapping and killing people hardly makes them holy or pure of heart.
Yeah, but verbally they won this round. We lost.
I'm not saying God has recruited Al-Quaeda to be the scourage of judgment on our backs. But if He simply allowed it --- it wouldn't be the first time.
I hate to say it, but half of America is pushing Sodom & Gommorrah.
We will hand over all the lefties responsible for it.
I am just tryin’ to negotiate.
Dunham Needs Third Girls Season To Air New Sex Positions (HBO airing basic cable porn)
Newsbusters ^ | January 18, 2013 | 12:23 | Media Research Center -Katie Yoder
Posted on Friday, January 18, 2013 1:09:42 PM by drewh
According to Lena Dunham, HBOs Girls television show needs a third season to explore new sex positions.
Writer and actress Lena Dunham appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Thursday to discuss her recent Golden Globe awards earned from her work with Girls.
After Stewart questioned Dunham about the latest season of Girls, Dunham admitted she hopes for a new third season: Im already kind of like trying to conceive of some new demented ideas some sexual positions we havent yet covered.
I don’t care how right he is about our culture. Kill him.
Nice to see folks so ‘understanding’ of the Islamists.
What any Muslim thinks is meaningless to an American. When America wants a Muslim opinion on anything, we will give them one.
” Im already kind of like trying to conceive of some new demented ideas some sexual positions we havent yet covered.”
The actress should consider sex with Koranimals. Arguably, nothing on two legs could be more loathsome than coitus with Koranimals.
Hey, in Sodom and Gomorrah, at least you could smoke, eat rich foods and buy a 24 ounce soda without being arrested.
I will never understand why our primary concern with people focused on killing Americans is whether they are doing so in alliance or as part of AQ. What difference does it make?
We’re degenerate so that gives the muslems the right to kill us? Sorry, guys, that doesn’t compute. Stay home with your lovely harems, camels, one hour “marriages,” gang rapes, and pretty little boys.
I love it! A group of primitive, smelly nutcases that practice homosexuality, pedophilia (Muslim boys are often “initiated” by their fathers), polygamy, 15 minute “marriages” with prostitutes, and the rape of infidels is complaining about the West, where we at least have moral standards (even if not always practiced)?
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