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Army isn't linking grenade attack to soldier's Muslim religion
Kait8 News ^ | 3/22/1980 | Unknown

Posted on 03/23/2003 8:14:04 PM PST by de_oppresso_liber1

Fort Campbell, Kentucky-AP -- The soldier taken into custody after a grenade attack at a 101st Airborne Division camp in Kuwait has been identified as Sergeant Asan Akbar.

But Army spokesman George Heath says the attack that left one dead and 15 wounded hasn't been linked to Akbar's Islamic faith. And he says the attack won't lead to other Muslims being barred from serving in the U-S military.

Heath says an Islamic chaplain is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in Kuwait. And he says Akbar is being allowed to say his Muslim daily prayers while he's in custody. No charges have been filed yet.

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What a joke that we have to be so civilized as to accord rights to this guy.
1 posted on 03/23/2003 8:14:04 PM PST by de_oppresso_liber1
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
It won't really be a joke until this turd escapes a date with the firing squad. THAT will be the punch line.
2 posted on 03/23/2003 8:16:12 PM PST by Orangedog (Soccer-Moms are the biggest threat to your freedoms and the republic !)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Good to see PCness so alive and well. What will it take for Americans to wake up and smell the Shiete?
3 posted on 03/23/2003 8:16:40 PM PST by Stavka2 (Setting the record straight.)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
But Army spokesman George Heath says the attack that left one dead and 15 wounded hasn't been linked to Akbar's Islamic faith.

We have had one incident of fratricide in the war on Muslim Terrorists. Surprise! The perp is Muslim. What are the odds.....

5 posted on 03/23/2003 8:16:55 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Wheat is Murder! (Tilling slaughters worms.....))
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Someone on FNC mentioned the U.S. has 9 Islamic chaplains whose beliefs are somewhat over the top. If he's correct, is the chaplain assigned to this killer one of them??
6 posted on 03/23/2003 8:17:58 PM PST by Humidston (Do not remove this tag under penalty of law)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Ahhhhh, diversity.......it must be protected and.....CELEBRATED! at any cost....
7 posted on 03/23/2003 8:18:09 PM PST by clintonh8r (You can have no better friend and no worse enemy than a U.S. Marine.)
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To: Alberta's Child
Easy on the ammo, one shot, one kill. Semper Fi
8 posted on 03/23/2003 8:18:16 PM PST by JoeSixPack1 (POW/MIA - Bring 'em home, or send us back! Semper Fi)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Political correctness trumps accountability. <--- A BAD IDEA
9 posted on 03/23/2003 8:19:10 PM PST by Diogenesis (If you mess with one of us, you mess with all of us.)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
They are going to send him to Lewiston, Me with the ranger killers, the iraqi security service killers.
10 posted on 03/23/2003 8:19:15 PM PST by dts32041 (Do not attend a gunfight with a handgun, the caliber of which does not start with a "4".)
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To: JoeSixPack1
400 shots, one nasty message.
11 posted on 03/23/2003 8:19:24 PM PST by Alberta's Child
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Let's wait to hear the truth about this from Ann Coulter. She's gonna rip the Army a new one. They deserve everything she's going to hand them.
12 posted on 03/23/2003 8:20:06 PM PST by Balding_Eagle
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
The grunt in the field who's got to bunk next to a Muslim will always have a question in the back of his mind.

That's not a good thing for unit cohesion.

13 posted on 03/23/2003 8:20:27 PM PST by sinkspur
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Akbar was born Mark Fidel Kools. His mother said she changed his name to Hasan Akbar after she remarried when he was a young boy. Public records found by The Associated Press showed listings for Hasan Akbar under the name Kools as well.

Sgt. Asan Akbar

14 posted on 03/23/2003 8:21:36 PM PST by pave palestine
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Reminds me of the same cover-up crap by the media and government when they made sure that they downplayed that the Beltway Snipers were Muslims.

Just another example of the power of the Louie Farrahkhan crowd.
15 posted on 03/23/2003 8:22:16 PM PST by KeyLargo
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Isn't turning on your own troops during time of war treason? punishable by death? by firing squad?
16 posted on 03/23/2003 8:22:36 PM PST by Lady Johanna
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To: Balding_Eagle
Let's wait to hear the truth about this from Ann Coulter.

We have the truth. The perp's a Muslim, didn't want to fight, didn't think we ought to be fighting against Muslims.

Coulter is likely to inflame this, but she won't add anything to it.

17 posted on 03/23/2003 8:23:34 PM PST by sinkspur
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
This PC tap dance will bury us if we keep it up. The enemy must be splitting a gut at our SHEER STUPIDITY.
18 posted on 03/23/2003 8:24:53 PM PST by 1 spark
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
When he is given a diagnosis of "schizophrenia" and quietly boarded out of the Army, remember that I predicted it here on FR on Day One. There will be NO General Court-Martial, NO prison time, and most definitely NO execution.
19 posted on 03/23/2003 8:25:19 PM PST by RANGERAIRBORNE
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
This is the institutional rot over which I resigned my commission. Somewhere in the Kuwait dessert a CID CW-4 warrant officer is conducting a criminal investigation with explicit orders to get all the facts without getting, "all," the facts.

God bless our troops...May our nation be worthy of them.

Have You Forgotten?

20 posted on 03/23/2003 8:25:34 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Don't bomb Iraq back to the stone-age, just back to September 10, 1991.)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Politically correct be damned. The Muslim "religion" is a cult of murder.
21 posted on 03/23/2003 8:25:42 PM PST by RISU
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To: Orangedog
Is Hans Blix helping them get to the bottom of it?
22 posted on 03/23/2003 8:25:44 PM PST by BOBWADE
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
The UCMJ has provisions for turncoats and traitors. PC-ness is usually not a factor.

Following strict UCMJ with embedded press & the world watching, is a factor.
23 posted on 03/23/2003 8:26:13 PM PST by JoeSixPack1 (POW/MIA - Bring 'em home, or send us back! Semper Fi)
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To: sinkspur
"Let's wait to hear the truth about this from Ann Coulter."

We have the truth. The perp's a Muslim, didn't want to fight, didn't think we ought to be fighting against Muslims. Coulter is likely to inflame this, but she won't add anything to it.

Can it get any more ridiculous??

It is PAINFULLY obvious this attack was motivated almost solely by this guy's religion!

If this is how we are going to fight, I've got serious reservations right about now.

24 posted on 03/23/2003 8:27:14 PM PST by CaptBlack
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To: pave palestine
He said, `Mama, when I get over there I have the feeling they are going to arrest me just because of the name that I have carried,'" Bilal told the newspaper for a story published on its Web site Sunday night.

* Could this have been pre-meditated? Why would he worry about being arrested if he wasn't going to do anything? And why was he prevented from serving the first time? I have a hard time believing it was because he was "muslim".
25 posted on 03/23/2003 8:27:29 PM PST by cyborg
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To: dts32041
I would think he should be sent to camp x-ray as an enemy combatant. I think his taking up arms against the US in wartime is grounds for loss of citizenship. As an enemy combatant, he doesn't have the right to Johnny Cochran either.
26 posted on 03/23/2003 8:28:38 PM PST by BOBWADE
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To: CaptBlack
If this is how we are going to fight, I've got serious reservations right about now.

If I was a grunt bunking next to a Muslim, I'd sleep with one eye open.

27 posted on 03/23/2003 8:29:40 PM PST by sinkspur
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To: Alberta's Child
The USA Army is absolutely to blame for the deaths and injuries of the US soldiers by the so called Muslim-American, and it was he heights of stupidity to have him where he was. They had a fox guarding the hen house while the soldiers were sleeping. If the leaders of our nation knew the bible, they would not be so foolish as to believe that Islam is a religion. It is a brainwashing cult, who follows Muhammed, who claims that Jesus, one day, will follow him. God have mercy on the USA.
28 posted on 03/23/2003 8:29:58 PM PST by tessalu
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Army isn't linking grenade attack to soldier's Muslim religion...of course not - only white Christians commit hate crimes.....
30 posted on 03/23/2003 8:30:55 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Forget that! There's no way I could sleep off-watch while a muslim bunk buddy was on-watch. I wouldn't catch a wink. Not only do our boys want to do their jobs and win the war, but they also want them to come back home alive. That's what we want too, at any cost - despite the liberal bullsh!t that tells us it is un-American not to celebrate such diversity. I hope team does whatever is necessary to secure their lives and their missions despite the do-gooders stateside.
31 posted on 03/23/2003 8:32:21 PM PST by so_real
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To: 1 spark
Witness the fall of Western civilization!
32 posted on 03/23/2003 8:32:41 PM PST by TFMcGuire (No Limited War!)
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To: pave palestine
According to that article this guy has a degree in Mechanical engineering from the Univ. of California...and he is Sgt. in the Army. WOW!

My daughter said she had heard on TV, that his brother was tossed from the Air Force because of Anti-American statements after 9/11.

The plot may be bigger than the Army lets on. PC, doncha know???

34 posted on 03/23/2003 8:35:22 PM PST by crazykatz
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To: Intolerant in NJ
You hit the nail on the head.

And while we support President Bush and are grateful to have him in office, we don't see him opposing political correctness---here, suicide!

Will he have the testosterone to make Iraqis die for Hussein instead of making Americans die for Hussein?
35 posted on 03/23/2003 8:38:23 PM PST by TFMcGuire (No Limited War!)
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To: Alberta's Child
Amen!

Except the language---although I'm sure that is well-deserved by this son of belial!
36 posted on 03/23/2003 8:41:01 PM PST by TFMcGuire (No Limited War!)
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To: TFMcGuire
No Muslim soldier should be serving in the front!

In WW II we had Japanese soldiers serving in Italy.

The Muslim soldiers can stay home and to rear detachment stuff.

Tough!!!!!
37 posted on 03/23/2003 8:43:07 PM PST by de_oppresso_liber1 (Not man made)
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To: Humidston
The Chaplains in question are Wahabbis..the same sect that runs Saudi Arabia and the sect of the murdering animals of 09-11

This guy is a recent convert to Islam...wonder who his chaplain is..the FBI is looking in to it..
38 posted on 03/23/2003 8:43:16 PM PST by joesnuffy
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To: RANGERAIRBORNE
When he is given a diagnosis of "schizophrenia" and quietly boarded out of the Army, remember that I predicted it here on FR on Day One. There will be NO General Court-Martial, NO prison time, and most definitely NO execution

doesnt the units C O have aa right to quickly try, and then execute him w/o much hubbub in a war zone?

39 posted on 03/23/2003 8:44:07 PM PST by Gilbo_3 (Patience is a virtue, but it aint one of mine !!!)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
The PC crowd once again rears it's ugly head. Even those who knew him back home said he was against this war and didn't want to kill fellow Muslims. This was clearly Jihad, and I have no doubt the Army is fully aware of this.
40 posted on 03/23/2003 8:45:08 PM PST by ladyinred
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To: joesnuffy
Thank God Chaplains don't carry arms but they can still influence the young and stupid.
41 posted on 03/23/2003 8:45:30 PM PST by de_oppresso_liber1 (Not man made)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
"America's tombstone will read: "We Were a Politically Correct Nation"--Bob Grant
42 posted on 03/23/2003 8:48:23 PM PST by Captainpaintball (Remember, children...You can't spell un-American without the letters 'U' and 'N'!!!)
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To: RISU
You got it!
43 posted on 03/23/2003 8:49:27 PM PST by TFMcGuire (No Limited War!)
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To: KeyLargo
"Black muslims" have a non-traditional interpretation of th muslim faith. It draws crazies with severe emotional problems and race hatred.
44 posted on 03/23/2003 8:49:57 PM PST by SarahW
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To: RANGERAIRBORNE
There will be NO General Court-Martial, NO prison time, and most definitely NO execution.

I don't think it will be that easy. He killed at least one man. If there were only wounded, maybe they could pass over it, but not with a death.

45 posted on 03/23/2003 8:51:17 PM PST by templar
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
Yeah, but the Nissei were among the Most loyal of American soldiers. No one can deny that now and no one saw evidence otherwise then.

You cannot trust Muslims.

A Muslim who follows the Koran must always oppose the U.S. as an Infidel nation.

If you can't trust him to fight for the U.S. in Iraq, you can't trust him to fight for the U.S. anywhere.
46 posted on 03/23/2003 8:56:18 PM PST by TFMcGuire (No Limited War!)
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
"Outside the charred and blood-splattered tents Sunday afternoon, soldiers recalled hearing the suspect say as he was being led away by armed soldiers: "You guys are coming into our countries and you're going to rape our women and kill our children."? LA Times

Perhaps the inabaility to see the obvious speaks to why the Army could not prevent this.

I will email the LA Times article to Rummsfield maybe that will help them.

47 posted on 03/23/2003 8:59:16 PM PST by Kay Soze (France - "The country where the worms live above ground")
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To: de_oppresso_liber1
This Muslim's mother said he was not allowed to serve in the first Gulf war, because of his religion, but the army let down it's guard, and look at what has happened. The Army knew better, no wonder they try to hide the fact that he is Muslim, and it does not look like he is a brand new convert either. His mother had the Muslim name, but they used to have another name, "Kools". She now calls herself
"Quran Bilal".
48 posted on 03/23/2003 9:05:45 PM PST by tessalu
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To: Kay Soze
This warrants repeating:

Outside the charred and blood-splattered tents Sunday afternoon, soldiers recalled hearing the suspect say as he was being led away by armed soldiers: "You guys are coming into our countries and you're going to rape our women and kill our children."

LA Times

49 posted on 03/23/2003 9:10:07 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: PhilDragoo
To correct URL

LA Times

50 posted on 03/23/2003 9:11:24 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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