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  • Mali: France pointed against al-Qaeda

    09/26/2012 9:55:01 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 4 replies
    Le Figaro ^ | September 24, 2012 | Isabelle Lasserre
    Paris and its allies are working on an intervention to rid the region of the terrorist threat. The principle of military action against AQIM (al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb) is now established. The capitals of numerous countries are actively working to develop a politico-military strategy intended to rid the region of the terrorist threat. Because it is targeted by AQIM, France is at the forefront of future operation, which will be composed of the backbone forces of ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West Africa. Bogged down in Afghanistan for over ten years, their budget strained, the French army were warned...
  • Now They Tell Us

    09/26/2012 7:12:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 26, 2012 | Paul Greenberg
    At first, anybody who recognized the murderous assault on the American consulate in Benghazi as a terrorist attack didn't know what he was talking about. It was just the result of a spontaneous demonstration that got out of hand. It was all the fault of a shadowy little video that had taken the Prophet Mohammed's name in vain. It had provoked the violence. The attack couldn't have been planed in advance. Or anticipated, either. From the White House press secretary to our ambassador at the United Nations, that was the official line and the whole administration stuck to it. For...
  • Breaking: White House Knowingly Gave False Information to Media on Benghazi Terror Attack (Video)

    09/23/2012 11:43:08 PM PDT · by Fred · 153 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 092312 | Jim Hoft
    The Obama White House knowingly gave false information on the Benghazi terrorist attack. The Obama Administration repeated to reporters that the consulate attack was the related to an offensive YouTube document but they privately were circulating a very different view on the murderous attack. Catherine Herridge from FOX News reported: “There was this private narrative you see in the intelligence community where they separate what happened in Libya from this YouTube clip and then you have this public narrative that you have from this administration. And I got a hold of this Homeland Security Assessment. It talks about the scope...
  • Obama Says Attacks In Libya And Egypt Are Just "Bumps In The Road"

    09/23/2012 7:46:08 PM PDT · by kristinn · 83 replies
    60 Minutes via YouTube ^ | Sunday, September 23, 2012 | GOPICYMI
    (60 Minutes video clip at source link.) This may be the first time in history that a President of the United States has called a terrorist attack against the country a "bump in the road." (September 23, 2012). Transcript via The Weekly Standard:CBS's Steve Kroft asked, “Have the events that took place in the Middle East, the recent events in the Middle East given you any pause about your support for the governments that have come to power following the Arab Spring?” President Obama answered, “Well, I'd said even at the time that this is going to be a rocky...
  • Prominent Muslims urge beheading Westerners, putting Their decapitated heads On Display To Silence

    09/23/2012 5:39:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 9/23/12 | Pamela Geller
    Senior Jihadi Writer Suggests Killing Westerners, Putting Their Decapitated Heads On Display To Silence Attempts To Mock Prophet Muhammad MEMRI 92212image004.jpg On September 18, 2012, Muhib Ru'yat Al-Rahman, a senior writer on leading jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam, suggested that Muslims living in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the U.S. kill Westerners and display their decapitated heads along roads with a statement reading: "This is the punishment of those who insult our prophet." While expressing respect for those calling to boycott European and American products over the release of the film "Innocence of Muslims," which negatively depicts Muhammad, Muhib insists that...
  • US State Dept. blasts CNN report on Stevens' diary

    09/23/2012 1:49:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 74 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | September 23, 2012 | LYNN ELBER
    CNN reported on the personal journal of slain American ambassador Christopher Stevens over objections from his family, a State Department spokesman said Saturday. The news channel, in a story posted online Saturday, said that it found a journal belonging to Stevens four days after he died in a Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Three other Americans also were killed. CNN broke a pledge to the late ambassador's family that it wouldn't report on the diary, said State Department spokesman Philippe Reines, a senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In a blistering...
  • Libyan Attack Led By Former Gitmo Detainee

    09/21/2012 6:32:36 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | Posted 09/20/2012 06:54 PM ET
    War On Terrorism: Intelligence sources believe the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya was tied to al-Qaida and led by a former Gitmo detainee released in 2007 and handed over to Libya. Intelligence sources have told Fox News they are sure the deadly attack was directly tied to al-Qaida and a former Guantanamo detainee — Sufian bin Qumu (full name Abu Sufian Ibrahim Ahmed Hamuda Bin Qumu). Given the track record of former Gitmo detainees being released, only to return to killing Americans, we are not surprised. On Wednesday's Special Report, Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge reported that...
  • Tripoli military chief says militias must pull out

    10/03/2011 10:33:45 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Monday, October 3, 2011 | Joseph Logan
    The military commander of Tripoli, a key figure in the revolution that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi, called on other militias to pull their weapons out of Tripoli, accusing them of terrorizing the city's population. The remarks by Abdulhakim Belhadj, whose Tripoli Military Council claims a mandate from Libya's new rulers, follow rising concern about potential conflict among armed groups that converged on Tripoli to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi and have stayed on to demand stakes in a future government. They also follow the announcement a day earlier of another group that it would collect weapons and provide security in the name of...
  • Source: Slain ambassador Stevens said he was on al Qaeda list

    09/20/2012 10:32:39 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 32 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 9/20/12 | CNN Wire Staff
    (CNN) -- In the months leading up to his death, Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, worried about constant security threats in Benghazi and mentioned that his name was on an al Qaeda hit list, a source familiar with his thinking told CNN.
  • Sept 11, 2012 - alQaeda Terrorist Attack Kills 4 Americans

    09/20/2012 3:12:21 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 4 replies
    nuconvert, Fox
    Or, "AlQaeda Attack Kills 4 Americans on Sept. 11th Anniversary” Those are the headlines that Obama & his administration have been dodging. They don't want voters connecting Sept. 11th terrorist attacks with Obama. According to Charles Lane (Washington Post) and Stephen Hayes (Weekly Standard), the U.S. is "paying the price for weakness". Regarding Afghanistan, Lane said, "the exit strategy is now in trouble." Charles Krauthammer: "the black flag of alQaeda was raised over American embassies in Tunis, in Sudan, in Yemen, in Egypt and Libya" Obama's foreign policies have us PAYING THE PRICE FOR WEAKNESS.
  • Report: Ambassador Stevens Said He Was on an Al-Qaeda Hit List

    09/20/2012 4:20:09 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 17 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Sept. 20, 2012
    American intelligence officials insist that the attack on the Benghazi consulate was not pre-planned, but a new CNN report says that Ambassador Chris Stevens had expressed concerns about the safety of the mission in the months before his death. According to "a source familiar with his thinking," Stevens was worried about the growing threat of al-Qaeda and other extremists in Libya and even mentioned that he was on a terrorist "hit list."
  • Report: Terrorist Behind Ambassador Murder 'Ally of Sorts' to Obama Admin

    09/20/2012 12:49:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Breitbart's Big Peace ^ | September 19, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    Tonight, Bret Baier of Fox News reported that intelligence sources believe that the mastermind of the al Qaeda attack on our Libyan consulate is one Sufyan Ben Qumu. Qumu was a tank driver in the Libyan army; he was a drug addict and spent time in prison. From there, he fled to Egypt, then went to Afghanistan and joined up with Osama Bin Laden. He later joined the Taliban, and was captured in Pakistan, then turned over to the United States. Qumu was released from Guantanamo Bay in 2007 to the Qaddafi-led Libyan government, on the condition that Libya and...
  • Napolitano Warns of Cybersecurity, Aviation Security, Threats by Homegrown Extremists

    09/19/2012 1:53:06 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 23 replies
    www.hstoday.us ^ | 09/19/2012 (12:30pm) | Mickey McCarter
    In an annual threat assessment hearing convened by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano indicated the three top concerns of her department were strengthening cybersecurity, maintaining aviation security and combating homegrown violent extremism. Under questioning by Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), who was chairing his last threat hearing before his upcoming retirement from Congress, Napolitano confirmed that the Obama administration was hard at work on an executive order that would address some cybersecurity concerns in lieu of any legislation from Congress. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other federal agencies have been...
  • A Benghazi power, Libya militia eyed in attack (Al Qaeda with a different name)

    09/18/2012 3:28:22 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 7 replies
    google ^ | 9/18/2012 | HAMZA HENDAWI
    Suspicion in last week's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans has focused on members of a hardcore Islamist militia known for its sympathies to al-Qaida, its fierce animosity to the U.S. and its intimidation of other Muslims who don't conform to its harsh ideology. That doesn't mean Libyan authorities will move against Ansar al-Shariah soon. The group is among the most powerful of the many, heavily armed militias that the government relies on to keep security in Benghazi. In fact, it guards one of Benghazi's main hospitals. Libya's militias are a legacy of last...
  • Eyewitnesses: no protest at U.S. consulate in Libya before attack began - over 125 armed men....

    09/18/2012 10:19:13 PM PDT · by Fred · 23 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 091712 | William Najt
    A 27 year old Libyan security guard, that was present when the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya broke out, who asked that his name be withheld to protect his identity, was interviewed Thursday in the hospital where he is being treated for five shrapnel wounds in one leg and two bullet wounds in the other, and said that "all was quiet" prior to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and that there were no protesters before the attack began. He asked that the hospital where he is being treated not be identified for fear...
  • OBAMA ADMIN SENT UNARMED BRITISH FIRM TO PROTECT U.S. MISSION IN BENGHAZI "No Bullets" ROE

    09/18/2012 10:05:42 PM PDT · by Fred · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 091812 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    EDITORS' NOTE: According to a source close to Breitbart News and high up in the intelligence community, the Obama administration's policy following Muammar Gaddafi's death has been to keep a "low profile" during a chaotic time. For this reason, according to the source, American Marines were not stationed at the U.S. embassy in Tripoli or the American mission in Benghazi, as would typically have been the case. In the spirit of a "low profile," the administration didn't even want an American company in charge of private security. Blue Mountain, the British firm the State Department hired, was willing to abide...
  • The Smoking Gun: Smuggling the Sheikh's Documents

    06/04/2002 9:54:06 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 111+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | June 3, 2002
    FBI affidavit details Abdel-Rahman's jailhouse pipeline JUNE 3--Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman laughed at the ease with which his legal team improperly smuggled messages that allowed the Muslim extremist to continue directing terrorist operations while serving a life sentence in a Minnesota prison cell, according to a sealed FBI affidavit obtained by The Smoking Gun. Abdel-Rahman joked that "trained doves" were transporting messages to his disciples. "I really would like that they arrest those doves. I wish that one day I read, 'The FBI was able to arrest the doves that are contacting the Sheikh.'" The convicted terrorist then added, "as...
  • Libyan President: Attack Premeditated, Al-Qaeda Involved, US Warned Beforehand

    09/18/2012 7:54:47 PM PDT · by Justaham · 52 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/18/12 | AWR Hawkins
    Libya's highest politician says the United States government was warned about a pending attack on its diplomatic staff three days before it took place. Libyan President Mohammed el-Megarif says his government received word of the pending attack and passed that information to US diplomatic officials no later than 48 hours before the attack.
  • Jihad Teen Arrested for Plotting to Blow Up Chicago Bar

    09/15/2012 6:11:47 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 28 replies
    A Chicago teen was arrested in Chicago for trying to blow up a bar with a car bomb. News 9 reported: Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors said Saturday. Adel Daoud, a U.S. citizen from the Chicago suburb of Hillside, was arrested Friday night in an undercover operation in which agents pretending to be extremists provided him with a phony car bomb. The U.S. District Attorney’s Office in Chicago announced the arrest Saturday and said the device was inert and...
  • White Trash Jihad: The Man behind Shariah4USA

    07/11/2011 11:48:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 11, 2011 | Patrick Poole
    Devin Zentmyer of Illinois wants an end to American democracy.A conference convened last month by the Islamic extremist group Hizb-ut Tahrir in Chicago cheered the fall of secular governments in the Middle East and the political rise of groups advocating for the re-imposition of Islamic law and the revival of the global caliphate, such as the Muslim Brotherhood. The speakers at the conference also endorsed a similar program in the West, particularly America.One of the attendees at the conference is doing his part to make that dream of Islamic rule in America a reality.Devin Zentmyer, who also goes by his...