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  • History Professor: Mumia Should Be Celebrated Like Martin Luther King Jr. in Schools

    07/30/2014 10:22:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/30/2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Last night on the Kelly File Baruch College History Professor Joanna Fernandez argued that unrepentant convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, who murdered Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981 by shooting him five times in the face, should be celebrated in schools just like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She also argued using words like "militant" and "convicted cop killer" to describe Mumia, is racist. Another nice nugget? A California teacher's union feels the same way. If you don't want to listen to Fernandez yell through her re-litigation of the case (as she always does when given the opportunity), you'll...
  • 2 Arrested in Canadian Terror Plot 'inspired by al Qaeda ideology'

    07/02/2013 1:58:02 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    THE LONG WAR JOURNAL ^ | July 2, 2013 | by David Barnett
    SNIPPET: "Today the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced the arrest of two Canadian-born citizens, John Stuart Nuttall and Amanda Marie Korody, in a terror plot targeting a public gathering at the British Columbia Legislature in Victoria on Canada Day, July 1. According to online court records, Nuttall and Korody appeared at the Surrey Provincial Court this morning. The two suspects face charges that include "conspiring to place an explosive in or against a place of public use, a government or public facility, with the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury, for the benefit of, at the direction...
  • US Vet Fighting With Syrian Rebels Got Full Disability Pay, His Dad Says

    03/13/2013 1:55:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 3/12/13 | Geoffrey Ingersoll
    Eric Harroun is an Arizona native who rioted with rebels in Cairo and fought in Syria for Al Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Al Nusra. **SNIP** Harroun's descent into Islamic fanaticism seems to have begun sometime after his discharge from the military. With seemingly no way to pursue his lifelong dream of being a soldier, he fell in with two Iraqi brothers, Maadh and Hayder Ibrahim, who he met while attending Pima Community College in Tucson, and began to identify himself as a Muslim, according to people who know him.
  • U.S. court throws out Padilla’s 17-year terror sentence (said he deserves LONGER)

    09/19/2011 9:34:59 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 9/19/11 | C Anderson
    A federal appeals court has thrown out the 17-year prison sentence imposed on convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the sentence imposed by a Miami federal judge was too lenient. The appeals court sent the case back for a new sentencing hearing.
  • White Muslim One of Six Arrested Over ‘Terror Plot'

    07/05/2012 10:26:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 05 Jul 2012 | Tom Whitehead, Martin Evans and Sam Marsden
    White Muslim convert Richard Dart and a former police community support officer were among six people arrested for allegedly plotting a terror attack in Britain.Richard Dart, who was radicalised by the cleric Anjem Choudary, was held following police raids in east and west London. A former PCSO and two of his brothers, who were living just over a mile from the Olympic site in Stratford, were also among those detained during the police and MI5 operation to prevent a suspected terror assault. One of the brothers was Tasered by officers. Counter-terrorism police had first searched their home last November. The...
  • Olympics- Cyber attack seen as emerging threat for London 2012

    07/28/2009 1:52:49 AM PDT · by Cindy · 47 replies · 883+ views
    REUTERS.com ^ | Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:48am EDT | Avril Ormsby
    LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Olympic organisers are "very alive" to the threat of a cyber attack on the London 2012 Olympics, made more challenging because of its evolving nature, senior Interior Ministry officials said on Tuesday. Ticketing systems, the transport network and hotel bookings as well as security are among potential targets. Olympic security officials are also planning for the possible diversion of aircraft to protect airspace around the venues from terrorist attacks, the officials said. The greatest threat to security at the Games is international terrorism, the government's latest "Safety and Security Strategy" report said.
  • Road Rage Case Could Have Link to Terrorism Plot

    09/14/2011 2:46:27 AM PDT · by Cindy · 25 replies
    KIRO TV.com ^ | Updated: 5:37 pm PDT September 13, 2011 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Michael Dale McCright is accused of trying to hit a vehicle with his car in North Seattle after he noticed the driver, a Marine, was wearing a military uniform." SNIPPET: "Document said that before the incident occurred, the Marines had just left a military facility on East Marginal Way in South Seattle where new recruits are processed. The building was the target of a thwarted terrorism plot earlier this summer. Court documents reveal a possible connection."
  • 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...
  • FBI, NYPD Arrest 4 in Alleged Plot to Bomb NY Synagogues

    05/20/2009 6:55:16 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 216 replies · 10,849+ views
    NBC New York ^ | May 20, 2009 | Jonathan Dienst
    EXCLUSIVE: Four New York City men were arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged plot to blow up New York City synagogues and other city locations, WNBC's Jonathan Dienst has learned. Raids by the FBI-NYPD Joint Terrorist Task Force in the Bronx captured the suspected ringleader and three followers in what law enforcement sources are calling a homegrown terrorist plot. Investigators stress the suspects' meetings had been infiltrated early on and there was "no chance" the alleged plot could succeed. Investigators said several of the suspects are Muslims who allegedly talked about destroying two Jewish temples, including at least one...
  • Germany Arrests Teenage Terror Suspect

    06/29/2011 3:23:35 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    (Berlin - AP) via KENS5.com ^ | June 29, 2011, 2011 at 9:31 AM | n/a
    “German prosecutors say they have arrested a teenager on suspicion he supported a terrorist organization by posting Islamist propaganda texts and videos on the internet seeking to recruit suicide bombers and otherwise radicalize viewers. Harry M., alias Isa al Khattab, is accused of supporting the Islamic State of Iraq, the al-Qaida front group in Iraq, and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan which hopes to create an Islamic state across Central Asia.” SNIPPET: “...arrested in the northern German city of Neumuenster”
  • 2 Arrested In Plot To Attack Seattle Military Recruiting Station

    06/23/2011 12:59:13 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 46 replies
    kirotv.com ^ | June 23, 2011
    SEATTLE -- Men from Washington and California have been arrested in plot to attack a Seattle military recruiting station, the Department of Justice says. Justice Department officials said the two men, who were arrested late Wednesday night, took possession of machine guns that they purchased and planned to use in an attack on the Military Entrance Processing Station on East Marginal Way and that the two also planned to use grenades in the attack. Here's the complete news release from the Department of Justice: Two men were arrested late last night and are charged by criminal complaint with terrorism and...
  • Face of Defense: Army Guard Gets Its First Muslim Chaplain

    09/26/2010 2:04:25 AM PDT · by Cindy · 22 replies
    DEFENSE.gov (AMERICAN FORCES PRESS SERVICE) ^ | September 24, 2010 | by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Johnathon Orrell
    NOTE The following text is a quote: American Forces Press Service Face of Defense: Army Guard Gets Its First Muslim Chaplain By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Johnathon Orrell National Guard Bureau ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2010 – A Texas National Guard officer will become the Army National Guard’s first Muslim chaplain in December. Army 1st Lt. Rafael Lantigua, right, of the Texas National Guard shakes hands with Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley, chief of the National Guard Bureau, during a Ramadan dinner in Washington, D.C. Lantigua will become the Guard's first Muslim chaplain in December 2010. U.S. Army photo...
  • SAUERLAND CELL TRIAL Terror Suspects Will Make Full Confessions

    06/12/2009 12:34:04 AM PDT · by Cindy · 15 replies · 693+ views
    SPIEGEL.de ^ | June 9, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "There was an unexpected twist in Germany's high-profile terror trial when the four men accused of planning massive car bombs on US targets in Germany took a time out for several hours. When they returned, their lawyers said they wanted to make full confessions." SNIPPET: "Adem Yilmaz was the first to show a change of attitude, asking the court for permission to talk things over with his three co-defendants. The judge was happy to oblige." SNIPPET: "Yilmaz told the court on Tuesday that he wanted to meet with the other alleged members of the so-called "Sauerland Cell" -- Fritz...
  • Intelligence Report: Iran Will Use Latin America to Attack US, Israel

    04/20/2009 3:28:31 PM PDT · by lewisglad · 22 replies · 1,906+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | Published: 04/20/09, 2:06 PM | by Malkah Fleisher
    Just two days after US President Barack Hussein Obama shared a controversial and landmark handshake with Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez at the Summit of the Americas, the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center has released a study analyzing the flowering alliance between the increasingly anti-Western Latin America and the virulently anti-Israel Iran. The study was conducted at the Israel Intelligence Heritage & Commemoration Center (IICC), a non-governmental organization dedicated to Israeli intelligence and terrorism issues. According to the study, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is using anti-Western Hugo Chavez as a springboard into several Latin American countries, such as Bolivia, Nicaragua, and...
  • Wahhabi Group Launches Conversion Campaign In Bosnia

    04/04/2010 11:37:43 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 13 replies · 475+ views
    Radio Free Europe ^ | 4/2/10 | Dzenana Karabegovic
    SARAJEVO -- During the past week, an international Wahhabi organization has launched a campaign in Bosnia-Herzegovina calling on non-Muslims to convert to Islam. The organization, which calls itself "Poziv u Raj" (Invitation To Heaven), has been putting up slick billboards and posters and distributing leaflets in Sarajevo, Bihac, Sanski Most, Maglaj, Zenica, Travnik, Tuzla, and Tesanj. The group also has been organizing public lectures in Bosnian cities and towns by a Greek man and a German man who recently converted to Islam. Those recent converts have repeated the group's call for non-Muslims to convert to Islam. They have also been...
  • Further Converts to Terrorism

    03/16/2010 3:45:56 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies · 178+ views
    DANIEL PIPES.org - Lion's Den - blog ^ | December 7, 2005;Updated March 10, 2010 | by Daniel Pipes
    "Further Converts to Terrorism" by Daniel Pipes December 7, 2005 SNIPPET: "In two articles, "Converts to Terrorism" and "More Converts to Terrorism" I listed new Muslims connected to terrorist operations, but of course my list was incomplete. Here are additional cases, either as they come to my attention or as they occur. Unless otherwise indicated, they concern the United States. (December 7, 2005) Violence or conviction:"
  • The Jihadists Next Door

    03/15/2010 4:18:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies · 188+ views
    Investors.com ^ | March 15, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Security: The arrests of three new homegrown terrorists, including two "Jihad Janes" and an al-Qaida suspect who infiltrated nuclear plants, confirm a rise in homegrown jihadist activity. Sharif Mobley is one of the latest jihadists next door. Before he was rounded up in a sweep of suspected al-Qaida terrorists in Yemen, Mobley worked at five nuclear plants in New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania. He shot two guards, killing one, before his capture. Mobley grew up in New Jersey before converting to Islam. His militancy shocked an old high school friend, who ran into him after returning from an Army tour...
  • Second American female convert to Islam arrested in plot to kill Motoonist

    03/12/2010 10:55:30 PM PST · by Cindy · 41 replies · 2,005+ views
    SNIPPET: “..."For the Love of Islam: A Second American Woman Is Arrested in Cartoonist Case,” by Vanessa O’Connell, Stephanie Simon and Evan Perez in the Wall Street Journal, March 13..." Last Easter, Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, a 31-year-old mom with a $30,000-a-year job as a medical assistant, announced to her family that she had converted to Islam. A few months later, she began posting to Facebook forums whose headings included “STOP caLLing MUSLIMS TERRORISTS!”” SNIPPET: “On Sept. 11, she suddenly left Leadville, Colo., a small town in the Rocky Mountains, for Denver, then for New York, to meet and marry a Muslim...
  • Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Recruiting Violent Jihadist Fighters

    03/09/2010 12:56:58 PM PST · by Doogle · 152 replies · 3,304+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 030910 | FOX NEWS
    A Pennsylvania woman known to authorities as "Jihad Jane" was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to kill in a foreign country, making false statements to a government official and attempted identity theft. The indictment, unsealed Monday, charges that Colleen R. LaRose, and five unindicted co-conspirators recruited men on the Internet to wage violent jihad in South Asia and Europe, and recruited women on the Internet who had passports and the ability to travel to and around Europe in support of violent jihad.
  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis

    03/03/2010 9:47:40 PM PST · by Velveeta · 532 replies · 5,882+ views
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  • Peaceful preaching inside, violent message outside a New York mosque

    11/05/2009 6:43:11 PM PST · by Cindy · 21 replies · 1,260+ views
    CNN.com ^ | November 5, 2009 3:24 p.m. EST | By Drew Griffin and Kathleen Johnston, CNN
    Note: Video included. Peaceful preaching inside, violent message outside a New York mosque New York (CNN) -- SNIPPET: "Protected by the Constitution of the country they detest, radical Muslim converts like Yousef al-Khattab and Younes Abdullah Mohammed preach that the killing of U.S. troops overseas is justified. In their thinking, so were the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States -- and so are attacks on almost any American. "Americans will always be a target -- and a legitimate target -- until America changes its nature in the international arena," Mohammed said in an interview to air on tonight's...
  • Eleven Members/Associates of Ummah Charged with Federal Violations...

    10/28/2009 4:56:02 PM PDT · by Cindy · 55 replies · 1,881+ views
    Detroit.FBI.gov ^ | October 28, 2009 | n/a
    October 28, 2009 Note: The following text is a quote: Eleven Members/Associates of Ummah Charged with Federal Violations One Subject Fatally Shot During Arrest United States Attorney Terrence Berg, Eastern District of Michigan, Andrew G. Arena, Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), Detroit, Michigan, and Police Chief Warren Evans, Detroit Police Department (DPD), Detroit, Michigan announced a federal complaint was unsealed today charging Luqman Ameen Abdullah, a.k.a.Christopher Thomas, and 10 others with conspiracy to commit several federal crimes, including theft from interstate shipments, mail fraud to obtain the proceeds of arson, illegal possession and sale of...
  • Germany Arrests Suspect in Plot to Attack U.S. Targets

    08/29/2009 12:52:39 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 660+ views
    CNN ^ | 8/28/09
    German federal prosecutors said Friday they have arrested a man suspected of helping a terrorist cell that allegedly plotted attacks against U.S. troops in Germany. The U.S. military's Ramstein Air Base is believed to have been one of the targets for plotters. The prosecutor's office identified the man only as "Kadir T.," and said he is a German of Turkish origin. He is suspected of acquiring a video camera and night-vision equipment for the Islamic Jihad Union group, prosecutors said. The items were allegedly shipped to Waziristan in Pakistan, prosecutors said. Four men trained by the Islamic Jihad Union are...
  • Anjem Choudary filmed "converting" 11-year-old boy to Islam on British street

    06/29/2009 6:49:52 PM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies · 464+ views
    SNIPPET: "A young schoolboy was “converted” to Islam on the streets of Birmingham by a radical Muslim preacher, the Sunday Mercury can reveal. The bewildered-looking 11 year-old, who gives his name as Sean, was filmed repeating Arabic chants and swearing allegiance to Allah. The white schoolboy is prompted throughout by controversial cleric Anjem Choudary, a follower of exiled hate-preacher Omar Bakri Mohammed.
  • Exclusive: FBI Probes Muhammad's Ties to Ohio Mosque

    06/04/2009 5:45:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 117 replies · 4,783+ views
    ABC News ^ | June 4, 2009 | By RICHARD ESPOSITO, PIERRE THOMAS and JACK DATE
    Nuradin Abdi was convicted in 2007 of planning to blow up an Ohio shopping mall. Iyman Faris was convicted in 2003 of planning to blow up the Brooklyn Bridge. Christopher Paul was convicted in 2008 of conspiring to use explosives against targets in the U.S. and Europe. All three terrorists worshiped and socialized at a small mosque in Columbus, Ohio, and, according to David B. Smith, an attorney for Faris, were part of a larger group of jihadists and extremists who frequented the mosque. The FBI now is investigating reports of links to that same mosque by Muslim-convert Abdulhakim Muhammad...
  • US:Coming Soon Islamic College

    05/17/2009 6:02:01 PM PDT · by Islaminaction · 21 replies · 802+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | May 17Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    Recently I have posted articles ranging from showing that American Muslims are not assimilating and forming their own communities, to Muslims openly calling for jihad just blocks away from Ground Zero. As long as they go unopposed they are going to continue to move forward with their agenda of an Islamic USA. Now two prominent American Muslims are close to finalizing their plan to open an Islamic College right here in America. The school will be lead by two Islamic scholars, the first being Sheik Hamza Yusuf, who in the past had made this statement.
  • Terrorists Proving Harder to Profile(Traits of Islamic Extremists Are Constantly Shifting)

    03/12/2007 1:12:09 AM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 9 replies · 632+ views
    washingtonpost.com ^ | Monday, March 12, 2007; Page A01 | Craig Whitlock; Washington Post Foreign Service
    ZUTPHEN, Netherlands -- On the surface, the young Dutch Moroccan mother looked like an immigrant success story: She studied business in college, hung out at the pub with her friends and was known for her fashionable taste in clothes. So residents of this 900-year-old river town were thrown for a loop last year when Bouchra El-Hor, now 24, appeared in a British courtroom wearing handcuffs under an all-encompassing black veil. Prosecutors said she had covered up plans for a terrorist attack and wrote a letter offering to sacrifice herself and her infant son as martyrs "We were flabbergasted to learn...