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  • Navy Commander Who Interrogated 9/11 Terrorist Mastermind KSM Found Murdered

    03/03/2014 4:21:26 AM PST · by La Lydia · 86 replies
    Conservative refocus ^ | March 3, 2013 | Barry Secrest
    ORANGE PARK, FLA. — The death of a Navy commander found in a room at the Astoria Hotel on Feb. 12 was ruled a homicide, the Orange Park Police Department announced Wednesday. The Jacksonville Medical Examiner's Office made the ruling on Feb. 13 in the death of Cmdr. Alphonso Doss, 44, of Pensacola, according to the release from the OPPD. Doss' manner of death is not being released at this time while the OPPD and the Clay County Sheriff's Office investigate. Doss reported to Naval Education and Training Command in Nov. 2011, according to the Navy. While in Jacksonville, he...
  • Remember the guy who got on a plane with a bomb built into his shoe and tried to light it?

    06/22/2013 6:19:59 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 40 replies
    Facebook feed ^ | June 22, 2013 | Gary Hufstetler
    Remember the guy who got on a plane with a bomb built into his shoe and tried to light it? Did you know his trial is over? Did you know he was sentenced? Did you see/hear any of the judge's comments on TV or Radio? Didn't think so.!!! Everyone should hear what the judge had to say. Ruling by Judge William Young, US District Court. Prior to sentencing, the Judge asked the defendant if he had anything to say His response: After admitting his guilt to the court for the record, Reid also admitted his 'allegiance to Osama bin Laden,...
  • DEA: An Established ‘Nexus’ Between Drug Traffickers and Terrorism Exists

    03/16/2012 6:48:01 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 4 replies · 2+ views
    CNS News ^ | March 16, 2012 | Edwin Mora
    The DEA has informed Congress that an established nexus exists between drug traffickers and terrorism. As an example, the agency, which is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, mentioned its work in thwarting the scheme to murder the Saudi Ambassador to the United States. The plot involved Middle Eastern criminals who believed they were dealing with a member of a violent Mexican cartel. “The nexus that exists between terrorism and drug trafficking organizations necessitates that DEA engage in proactive enforcement and intelligence gathering operations with its host nation law enforcement counterparts by targeting the command and control structure...
  • U.S. authorities probing alleged cyberattack plot by Venezuela, Iran

    12/14/2011 4:07:31 PM PST · by La Lydia · 6 replies
    Washington Times ^ | December 13, 2011 | Shaun Waterman
    U.S. officials are investigating reports that Iranian and Venezuelan diplomats in Mexico were involved in planned cyberattacks against U.S. targets, including nuclear power plants. Allegations about the cyberplot were aired last week in a documentary on the Spanish-language network Univision, which included secretly recorded footage of Iranian and Venezuelan diplomats being briefed on the planned attacks and promising to pass information to their governments. A former computer instructor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (said) he was recruited by a professor there in 2006 to organize a group of student hackers to carry out cyberattacks against the United States,...
  • Documentary on Iran Ties to Latin America, Threat That Poses To Air on Univision

    12/07/2011 6:12:45 PM PST · by La Lydia · 10 replies
    Hispanic Business News ^ | December 7, 2011
    "The Iranian Threat" ("La Amenaza Irani"), a documentary that looks at Iran's growing political, economic and military ties in Latin American, will premiere Dec. 8 on the Univision Network ... the documentary also looks at the threat Iran's ties pose to the Latin American regions and the United States.The documentary, which was produced in collaboration with Univision News' Investigative unit, reveals exclusive findings, including secret video and audio recordings that provide a rare window into an alleges Iranian-back cyber attack against the United States from Mexico ... also features unseen video footage from extremists linked to Iran and an interview...
  • Razor Attack in the Meat Aisle

    06/15/2011 1:39:16 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 9 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | June 15, 2011
    A culture-enricher in Harlem got a bit annoyed with the behavior of another customer in line at his local supermarket. After being thrown out of the store, the irate enricher returned with his trusty razor to set matters straight. Note: This incident has a Mohammed Coefficient of 100%. According to The New York Post: New York: Maniac Slash Attack in Supermarket Meat Aisle A crazed man made a Pathmark meat aisle extra bloody this morning when he plunged a knife into an elderly shopper’s neck, allegedly after the perpetrator stepped on the victim’s foot, police and store employees said. Abdullah...
  • VEHICULAR JIHAD: KANSAS MUSLIM DRIVES FOR THREE MILES WITH DEAD MAN ON ROOF OF VAN

    06/11/2011 11:32:24 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 14 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | June 11, 2011
    Driving with a dead man on your roof for miles? We have seen an unusually high number of suspicious incidents involving Muslim drivers over the last few years. Hassan Daly, a 52-year-old described as a "devout Muslim," plowed his cab into a crowd on a sidewalk in San Diego, injuring over 24 people. Mohammed Reza Taheri-Azar explicitly grounded his hit-and-run in the teachings of the Koran. Munir Muthana told the police who arrested him that "the Muslims will fix this country." Omeed Aziz Popal, we were told, was suffering from stress from an arranged marriage. Ismail Yassin Mohamed, we were...
  • ‘Iran to convene nuclear conference targeting Israel’

    06/11/2011 7:20:22 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 18 replies · 4+ views
    Iran will convene a nuclear disarmament conference that will focus on the international community’s “policy of overlooking Israel’s nuclear programs,” DPA reported on Saturday quoting Iranian official media. According to the report, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mehdi Akhoundzadeh, who will lead the conference, said the conference will target “Israel’s policy of nuclear ambiguity” and what he said was Israel’s refusal to neither confirm or deny that it allegedly possesses nuclear weapons. “The United States and its allies continue to put pressure on countries like Iran that have no nuclear weapons, while ignoring Tel Aviv’s looming nuclear threats to the Middle...
  • David Headley alleges Pakistan role in Mumbai attacks

    05/23/2011 1:55:35 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 2 replies
    BBC ^ | May 23, 2011
    A man who scouted sites for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has testified in a separate trial that the Pakistani intelligence service had links to the group that carried out the attacks. David Headley was giving evidence against Tahawwur Rana, who is accused of giving him cover to scout the sites. Headley said a Pakistani agent paid him $25,000 (£15,526) for the operation. Mr Rana has pleaded not guilty. His lawyers say he was tricked by Headley, a former friend. Headley has said he was trained by militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). At the opening on Monday of Mr Rana's trial...
  • Spain: Socialists suffer heavy election losses

    05/23/2011 8:48:19 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | May 23, 2011
    ...Amid anger at the failing economy, the centre-right Popular Party (PP) won 37% of the vote to the Socialists' 28%, and nearly all the 13 regions up for grabs. Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero conceded defeat but ruled out early general elections. There was a shock result in the Basque country, where a new radical separatist alliance beat the Socialists. The new grouping, Bildu, which was nearly banned by the courts for members' alleged links to the armed group Eta, won more than 25% of the council election vote. That put it second behind the moderate Basque Nationalist Party,...
  • Saudi Arabia Rejects Attempt To Transfer Osama's Family From Pakistan

    05/21/2011 10:02:31 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Business Insider ^ | May 21, 2011 | Gus Lubin
    No country wants to deal with the three widows and nine children of Osama bin Laden. Right now they are in protective custody in Islamabad. Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik had formally requested Saudi Arabia to accept Osama's family during a visit to Riyadh, according The Herald Tribune. The Saudis rejected this request, saying that Osama had been stripped of his Saudi citizenship more than 15 years ago. Osama was born in Saudi Arabia and his extended family stand among the Kingdom's most powerful people. Yemen also refused to accept custody of Amal Abdulfattah, one of the three widows of...
  • The 'American Left' support a world with no borders, except when it comes to Israel

    05/21/2011 9:44:57 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Conservative Monster ^ | May 21, 2011 | Steve Cooper
    The 'American Left' supports a world with no borders, except when it comes to Israel and the Palestinians. Yes, because the ultimate goal is to use the Muslim world as a battering ram to destroy Israel, capitalism and freedom. This is a conspiracy that the 'American Left' and the 'International Left' have been working on for many years. Obama's old buddy (the terrorist, communist professor from Chicago) has actively promoted the Palestinian cause knowing full well that is weakens Israel's security for them to give up land that they conquered in 1967. Weapons can be smuggled into the hands of...
  • US Eases Iranian Student Visa Rules

    05/20/2011 4:43:28 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 19 replies
    WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday the United States is easing visa terms for Iranian students here as part of efforts to support their aspirations for political change back home. In what she called a "big step forward" in the Obama administration support's for Iran's people, Clinton said Iranian students and exchange visitors are now eligible for two-year, multiple entry visas. "This gives young Iranians the opportunity to return home for family events, to participate in internships, to travel outside the United States -- and they won't need to get a new visa every time," she...
  • More Than 50 U.S. Churches Agree to Hold Koran Readings

    05/18/2011 6:50:57 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 34 replies
    Logan's Warning ^ | May 18, 2011 | Christopher Logan
    ... far too many Americans who identify themselves as “Christians” are taking the easy way out and bowing down to Islam, in an effort to avoid a conflict that has been raging for 1400 years. A conflict in which Christians are clearly losing! Pulpit pals: Christians, Jews, Muslims plan shared worship BY ADELLE M. BANKS Religious and human rights activists are asking U.S. churches to invite Jewish and Muslim clergy to their sanctuaries to read from sacred texts next month in an initiative designed to counter anti-Muslim bigotry. The June 26 initiative, called “Faith Shared: Uniting in Prayer and Understanding,”...
  • Saudi Arabian Nuha Mohammed Al-Doaifi faces hate crime after spitting on people in Florida Walmart

    05/17/2011 6:52:00 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 25 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | May 17, 2011 | Michael Sheridan
    A Saudi Arabian national faces hate crimes charges after allegedly spitting on several people at a Florida Walmart. Nuha Mohammed Al-Doaifi was arrested in Palm Bay after police responded to a 911 call, Florida Today reported Tuesday. The 39-year-old, who was with her 2-year-old son at the time, allegedly admitted to authorities she spat on several people because "Americans are pushing us around." The incident began, police said, when a woman approached Al-Doaifi when she appeared to be having difficulty entering the Walmart. "All I was trying to do was tell her she was coming in through the out door,"...
  • DoJ, DHS film instructs law enforcement to obey Sharia gender discrimination

    05/17/2011 7:34:16 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 29 replies
    Countercontempt ^ | May 15, 2011 | David Stein
    “The First Three to Five Minutes: Arab and Muslim Cultural Awareness for Law Enforcement” is an outrageous example of the U.S. government appeasing the very worst elements of Islam, even at the expense of our own laws and values. This training film not only instructs law enforcement officers to obey Sharia gender rules when conducting investigations, it’s also a flagrant piece of pro-Islamic propaganda that presents Muslim gender discrimination as proof of Islam’s “strong connection to God.” “The First Three to Five Seconds” was initially developed by the Department of Justice, and it’s now used by both the DOJ and...
  • Margate imam charged in terrorism case won't get public defender

    05/16/2011 6:20:55 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 6 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | May 15, 2011
    The 24-year-old imam of a Margate mosque who faces terrorism charges will not have a court-appointed public defender because a federal judge ruled he has too much money to qualify for one. U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Garber put Izhar Khan under oath and questioned him about his finances at a hearing Monday. Garber said the $28,000 the Muslim cleric said he has in the bank should be enough to pay for a private attorney. Khan also told the judge he owns his North Lauderdale home, valued at about $70,000, and was paid more than $3,000 a month as imam of...
  • Va. inmate's win in suit against government a rarity

    05/16/2011 5:02:48 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 2 replies
    Hampton Roads.com ^ | May 15, 2011 | Tim McGlone
    Rashid Qawi Al-Amin succeeded where thousands of Virginia prison inmates before him have failed: He prevailed in a lawsuit against the government. Al-Amin won a settlement with the state that forces the prison system to supply him, and the Greensville Correctional Center library, with Muslim reading materials, CDs and DVDs. He'll also receive $2,000. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's office decided to settle the seven-year legal battle after a series of court rulings in Al-Amin's favor. The state admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement but did agree to perform eight different acts to satisfy Al-Amin's claims. The case highlights a trend...
  • Ben Stein: "Arab Spring" is a fraud

    05/15/2011 7:47:39 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 76 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 15, 2011
    Now, I am going to tell you the truth about the so-called "Arab Spring," and about the Middle East generally right now. First, the "Arab Spring" as a force for democracy, human rights and peace in Egypt seems to me to be a fraud. The dictator and his entourage who were kicked out in Egypt were pro-West, a bit restrained on Israel, open to free enterprise, and resistant to Iranian-sponsored terror. Egypt is now rapidly becoming anti-Israel, pro-Iran, pro the Iranian-sponsored terrorist group Hamas, and very far from being pro-human rights. They are arresting businessmen right and left in Egypt...
  • WaPo: Family Visitations For Gitmo Detainees Under Consideration

    05/12/2011 6:10:26 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 14 replies
    MichelleMalkin.com ^ | May 12, 2011 | Doug Powers
    Yeah, I know what you’re probably thinking… “Gitmo’s still open?” From the Washington Post: "The Pentagon is considering allowing the families of detainees at Guantanamo Bay to visit them, an unprecedented step to ease the isolation of inmates who in some cases have been held at the U.S. facility for close to a decade, according to congressional aides." "The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which monitors conditions at the military prison in Cuba and facilitates videoconferences between detainees and their families, has been in serious discussions with the Pentagon about a visitation program, the aides said." This idea...
  • WHY ARE WE STILL SENDING AID TO PAKISTAN? MEET THE LOBBYISTS PAID TO DEFEND THE MONEY

    05/09/2011 6:57:48 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 9, 2011
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Within hours of the stunning announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. commandos, a lobbying firm representing Pakistan’s government began contacting members of Congress and their staffs to counter claims Islamabad protected the al-Qaida chief for nearly six years. The push by Locke Lord Strategies to turn the tide against criticism of Pakistan — and preserve the country’s billions of dollars in U.S. aid — illustrates one of Washington’s enduring realities: No matter the issue or the crisis, lobbyists are working behind the scenes to shape opinions on Capitol Hill. At stake is the...
  • Kissinger on Obama, Osama, and Af-Pak

    05/06/2011 12:30:45 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | May 6, 2011
    ... Taking out the mastermind behind the September 11 attacks, he says, is impressive, but it is not the finish line. “As a general proposition, the administration has lacked a strategic design, or a discernible strategic design,” Kissinger says. “It has operated more on the tactical than on the strategic level. But with its standing having been improved by the operation against bin Laden, they may have an opportunity to rectify this, to some extent.”... Kissinger would like to see Obama continue in this vein, reasserting U.S. aims and sidestepping minor political scuffles. “Relations of the United States with the...
  • Fury erupts outside U.S. Embassy in London as hundreds stage mock funeral for Osama bin Laden

    05/06/2011 10:31:45 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 31 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 6, 2011
    Radicals warn 'it is only a matter of time' before another atrocity...A protest by hundreds of Osama bin Laden supporters sparked fury outside the US Embassy in London today as they staged a mock 'funeral service' for the terror leader. Police stepped in to separate the protesters and members of the English Defence League amid threats of violence from both sides. Radicals carrying placards proclaiming 'Islam will dominate the world' branded US leaders 'murderers' and warned vengeance attacks were 'guaranteed'. 'It is only a matter of time before another atrocity - the West is the enemy,' Abu Muaz, 28, from...
  • Stealth U.S. Copter Program Revealed In Bin Laden Raid

    05/05/2011 7:21:08 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 67 replies
    WMAL ^ | May 5, 2011
    (WASHINGTON) -- Before an elite team of U.S. Navy SEALs executed a daring raid that took down Osama bin Laden, the commandos were able to silently sneak up on their elusive target thanks to what aviation analysts said were top secret, never-before-seen stealth-modified helicopters. In the course of the operation that cost the al Qaeda leader his life, one of the two Black Hawk helicopters that carried the SEALs into bin Laden's Pakistani compound grazed one of the compound's walls and was forced to make a hard landing. With the chopper inoperable, at the end of the mission the SEALs...
  • Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Va. to host open house, seeking to promote understanding of Muslims

    05/04/2011 9:16:52 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 23 replies
    Channel 3 ^ | May 4, 2011
    FALLS CHURCH, Va. — One of the D.C. area's largest mosques is holding an open house this weekend that it hopes will promote trust between Muslim Americans and the community at large. The open house Saturday at Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church had been scheduled before Osama bin Laden's death. But the mosque's outreach director, Imam Johari (juh-HARR-ee) Abdul-Malik, says bin Laden's death presents a unique opportunity to build relationships. Abdul-Malik said Monday that American Muslims want to see how the public will respond to them in the wake of bin Laden's death. Dar al-Hijrah has at times...
  • UN human rights boss questions U.S. on legality of bin Laden killing

    05/03/2011 5:16:00 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 35 replies
    Canada.com ^ | May 3, 2011 | Steven Edwards
    UNITED NATIONS — The UN's chief human rights official led calls by rights activist organizations on Tuesday for Washington to explain whether U.S. forces lawfully killed Osama bin Laden. The request by Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, came even as the world body continues to falter over its multi-year bid to define terrorism... On the U.S. action in Pakistan Sunday, Pillay agreed that bin Laden was a "very dangerous man" ... But she also said the United States had always "clearly stated they intended to arrest bin Laden if they could." Admitting that taking bin Laden...
  • The Thought That Dare Not Speak Its Name

    05/02/2011 5:53:36 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 4 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | May 1, 2011 | Baron Bodissey
    ...in the Modern Multicultural State, certain concepts simply cannot be thought. Anyone who wishes to retain his job and avoid social stigma — or even arrest, in some countries — must make sure never to voice any of these anti-PC thoughts publicly, should any ever happen to flit across his consciousness. An imprudent choice of wording — especially if he is already a member of a suspect class, such as a white person, a Christian, or a conservative — can entangle him for months or years in diversity training, lawsuits, hate speech charges, and eventual financial ruin. The ascendance of...
  • Bin Laden — Ne Requiescat in Pace

    05/02/2011 8:39:05 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 11 replies
    The Corner National Review ^ | May 2, 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The death of bin Laden is as welcome as it raises strange afterthoughts. First, what a relief that we are all united in joy at the news. Second, it is a relief that he was not captured by a foreign nation. And good too that we did not bring him back alive to repeat the KSM fiasco. It is also fortuitous that his demise came at the hands of U.S. soldiers in battle on the ground, rather than from the air via Predator drones — it reflects far better on the audacity and skill of our troops, and, far more...
  • Ex-Gitmo detainee deported from Italy to Tunisia

    04/24/2011 10:00:55 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 3 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | April 24, 2011 | Thomas Joscelyn
    Italy has deported a former Guantanamo detainee who was convicted of terrorism-related charges to Tunisia. The ex-detainee, Adel Ben Mabrouk, was convicted by an Italian court after being transferred from Gitmo in 2009. But in February of this year, Mabrouk's sentence was commuted to "time served" because of his eight-year-long detention in Cuba ... "The [Italian] Interior Ministry said Adel Ben Mabrouk was put on a plane for Tunisia under an agreement with Tunisian diplomats in Rome." Mabrouk's transfer had been held up by the turmoil in Tunisia, where protesters overthrew President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and sparked revolutions...
  • Egyptian Islamists call for release of blind sheik

    04/21/2011 12:36:54 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 18 replies
    Yahoo AP ^ | April 21, 2011
    CAIRO – Hundreds...have staged a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo to demand the release of an Egyptian cleric imprisoned in the United States for plots to blow up New York City landmarks. Omar Abdel Rahman, also known as the blind sheik, is serving life in prison after a 1995 conviction for his advisory role in conspiracies to blow up the United Nations and several New York bridges and tunnels. ....Thursday, protesters near the heavily fortified embassy held banners reading "freedom for our sheik" and chanted slogans and held prayers. The protest leader was Abboud el-Zomor, who...
  • Muslim fanatics plot to hijack Royal Wedding by burning effigies of Kate and William along route

    04/20/2011 11:06:35 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Hartman Online ^ | April 20, 2011
    Muslim fanatics plan to hijack the Royal Wedding by burning effigies of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Extremists belonging to the group Muslims Against Crusades were behind the poppy-burning outrage on November 11 last year. According to police, they have now vowed to turn the wedding celebrations into a ‘nightmare’. They plan a ‘forceful demonstration’ with thousands of protesters set to burn the Union Flag, images of the Crown, and effigies of the bridal couple. Muslims Against Crusades applied to protest outside Westminster Abbey on the day of the Royal Wedding. Their group includes Emdadur Choudhury, who was fined £50...
  • HIGHLIGHTS from Hijbab Hillary’s speech to the Islamic world

    04/13/2011 5:47:18 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 6 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | April 13, 2011
    "Over the years, the U.S.-Islamic World Forum has offered a chance to celebrate the diverse achievements of Muslims around the world. From Qatar — which is pioneering innovative energy solutions and preparing to host the World Cup — to countries as varied as Turkey, Indonesia and Malaysia, each offering its own model for prosperity and progress. "This Forum also offers a chance to discuss the equally diverse set of challenges we face together around the world – the need to confront violent extremism, the urgency of achieving a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians, the importance of embracing tolerance...
  • Slavery at the Naval War College: Suspect Nabbed Leaving US

    04/13/2011 10:45:10 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 3 replies
    Jawa Report ^ | April 13, 2011
    One of the problems of Empire is that it always starts out as a way to dissipate the Imperial power's values abroad. And, in fact, the history shows that at least some of those values and customs are absorbed by conquered states. But the converse is true, too. The values and customs of those conquered become absorbed by the Imperial power. So, they play cricket in Pakistan. But some public pools are now gender segregated in London. I'd like to think, generally speaking, that those officers from abroad brought to the United States for military training return home better off...
  • Microsoft Reaches Out to the Muslim Brotherhood

    04/11/2011 10:34:05 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 7 replies
    Big Peace ^ | April 11, 2011 | Frank Gaffney
    Yesterday, Grover Norquist’s weekly Americans for Tax Reform conclave was the venue for an announcement by Suhail Khan that he was becoming director for external affairs for Microsoft. Khan’s transformation into a corporate lobbyist comes amidst rising concerns in conservative circles about his longstanding family and personal ties to the Muslim Brotherhood (MB or Ikhwan) in America and his positions in favor of such MB priorities as building the Ground Zero mosque, closing Guantanamo Bay, prohibiting “secret evidence,” repealing the Patriot Act, dissembling about shariah, etc. An interesting question is why Microsoft would recruit such an individual at this moment?...
  • El Baradei: We'll fight back if Israel attacks Gaza

    04/05/2011 11:33:17 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 28 replies
    YNET ^ | April 5, 2011
    Former International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei, who had previously announced his intetions to run for the presidency of Egypt, said Monday that “if Israel attacked Gaza we would declare war against the Zionist regime." In an interview with the Al-Watan newspaper he said: "In case of any future Israeli attack on Gaza - as the next president of Egypt – I will open the Rafah border crossing and will consider different ways to implement the joint Arab defense agreement." He also stated that "Israel controls Palestinian soil" adding that that "there has been no tangible breakthrough in reconciliation...
  • Al-Qaeda Quickly Fills Void as Obama Administration Pushes Yemeni President From Power

    04/05/2011 10:35:28 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 78 replies
    ....As Yemeni President and American ally Ali Abdullah Saleh fights for his political life, Al Qaeda operatives are taking advantage of the void and have already stepped in to fill the power vacuum...Al Qaeda leaders like top propagandist and spiritual leader Anwar Al-Awlaki are ecstaticabout the recent developments in Yemen and across the Middle East. The New York Times reported: "Counterterrorism operations in Yemen have ground to a halt, allowing Al Qaeda’s deadliest branch outside of Pakistan to operate more freely inside the country and to increase plotting for possible attacks against Europe and the United States, American diplomats, intelligence...
  • FBI Memo Reveals ABC Journalist Was Kept As Potential Informant (Oklahoma City)

    04/05/2011 10:26:25 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 5, 2011
    A declassified memo discovered by lawyer Jesse Trentadue, whose brother died in the Oklahoma City bombing, has revealed that, in the 90s, the FBI had considered a top ABC News journalist a potential informant in the wake of the bombing The unnamed journalist is described as having been cooperative in helping the FBI determine the confidential source of a tip sent in to the network. According to the document, the journalist, who maintained consistent contact with the FBI between 1995 and 1996, told the FBI that the source was someone working within the Saudi Arabian Intelligence Service who had revealed...
  • KSM to be tried by military commission at Gitmo; Holder set to make announcement today

    04/04/2011 9:08:05 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 28 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 4, 2011 | Susan Condon
    Attorney General Eric Holder today will announce that self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad will be tried in a military commission, CBS News has learned. A source says the commission will be held at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Trying Mohammed in a civilian court and closing the Guantanamo prison were once some of the Obama administration's top priorities, but political realities have hamstrung both goals. Holder previously recommended that Mohammed and four other alleged Sept. 11 plotters be tried in New York City...
  • Muslims Target Catholic Priests; Churches Burned And Over 1000 Christians Slaughtered

    04/04/2011 7:59:34 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 33 replies
    ...most of the front page news you will see is about a loony Pastor of a small Florida Church burning a Koran…..Bizarro World I tell you. I wonder what the Obama doctrine says about this? At least 1,000 Christians were slaughtered this week in at the Salesian Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus mission in Duekoue, Ivory Coast by Muslim troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara. The state-run media has been slow to report the story. The conflict in Ivory Coast began in 2002. The country is divided between the Muslim north and Christian south. This is a conflict that has...
  • Arabs prefer life in Israel

    04/02/2011 8:26:52 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 16 replies
    YNET ^ | April 2, 2011
    While condemning Israel, Arabs prefer life in Jewish state over Palestinian residency... The upheaval in Arab societies highlights the dramatic gap between Israel's democracy and its Arab neighbors. In fact, recent events in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Oman, Libya, Syria (and you ain't seen nothing yet…) have enhanced the craving in the Arab Street for the liberties and benefits of Israel's democracy. For example, Israeli ID cards have been sought by senior PLO and Hamas officials and their relatives, such as the three sisters of Ismail Haniyeh, the top leader of Hamas. They married Israeli Arabs and migrated from Gaza...
  • The Failure of Multiculturalism and How to Turn the Tide

    03/27/2011 11:19:56 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 10 replies · 1+ views
    L'Occidentale (Italy) ^ | March 26, 2011 | Geert Wilders
    ROME - It is great to be here in this beautiful city which for many centuries was the capital and the centre of Europe’s Judeo-Christian culture. Together with Jerusalem and Athens, Rome is the cradle of our Western civilization – the most advanced and superior civilization the world has ever known. As Westerners, we share the same Judeo-Christian culture. I am from the Netherlands and you are from Italy. Our national cultures are branches of the same tree. We do not belong to multiple cultures, but to different branches of one single culture. This is why when we come to...
  • Is there a Chavez terror network on America’s doorstep?

    03/22/2011 5:59:16 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 20, 2011 | Roger Noriega
    President Obama’s trip to South America has showcased promising partnerships...His visit, however, should also focus attention...on the fact that Iran and Venezuela are conspiring to sow Tehran’s brand of proxy terrorism in the Western Hemisphere...The danger posed by a network of terrorists in the Americas is very real. Last May, Muhammad Saif-ur-Rehm Khan, a Pakistani applying for a U.S. visa at the American Embassy in Santiago, Chile, was detained after guards detected traces of bomb-making materials on his hands. U.S. officials discovered Khan’s link to the Islamist group Jamaat al-Tabligh. It is not clear how much they shared with Chilean...
  • PM sets summer 2012 as completion date for Egypt fence

    03/15/2011 5:30:10 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | March 15, 2011 | Herb Keinon
    The fence along the 240 km border with Egypt will be completed by the summer of 2012, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on a tour of the area Tuesday, saying he also wants to see a similar physical barrier built along the border with Jordan. Netanyahu helicoptered down to an area along the border, about an hour car drive north of Eilat, where he visited three and a half months ago. At that time work was just beginning on the barrier, while this time he looked out to see a five meter metal fence, covered with barbed wire, being erected...
  • Hezbollah builds a Western base

    03/15/2011 5:23:35 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 6 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC ^ | May 9, 2007 | Pablo Gato and Robert Windrem
    CIUDAD DEL ESTE, Paraguay — The Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia has taken root in South America, fostering a well-financed force of Islamist radicals boiling with hatred for the United States and ready to die to prove it, according to militia members, U.S. officials and police agencies across the continent. From its Western base in a remote region divided by the borders of Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina known as the Tri-border, or the Triple Frontier, Hezbollah has mined the frustrations of many Muslims among about 25,000 Arab residents.... An investigation...has uncovered details of an extensive smuggling network run by Hezbollah...The operation funnels...
  • Dozens of "Somali Outlaws" Charged in Tenn., Minn. Sex Trafficking Case

    03/13/2011 9:43:52 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 44 replies
    Midsouthnewz ^ | March 12, 2011
    Nashville, TN - Local, state, and federal law enforcement officers in Nashville, Tennessee and Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota began arresting 29 individuals this morning, after a federal indictment was unsealed listing a variety of charges, including sex trafficking of juveniles and conspiring to sex traffic juveniles, obstruction of justice, perjury, auto theft, and credit card fraud. The 24-count indictment was announced by Jerry E. Martin, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.. The indictment results from an investigation that began in 2008 and alleges that the defendants are involved in or are associates of the gangs—the Somali Outlaws,...
  • Obama's Pathetic Response to Libya

    02/24/2011 9:40:56 AM PST · by La Lydia · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | February 24, 2011 | Elliot Abrams
    With a thousand Libyans (and perhaps many more) dead already from the Qaddafi regime’s attacks on its own population, and with reports of thousands of mercenaries and militiamen streaming toward Tripoli, President Obama finally spoke to the nation about this violence on Wednesday afternoon. He announced solemnly that he was sending Secretary of State Clinton to Geneva to visit the U.N. Human Rights Council and “hold consultations”—next Monday! But fear not: Undersecretary of State Bill Burns is apparently traveling sooner than that to “several stops in Europe” and then even in the actual Middle East, to “intensify our consultations.” This...
  • Lubbock man arrested; believed to be terrorist

    02/24/2011 9:16:27 AM PST · by La Lydia · 19 replies
    Connect Amarillo ^ | February 24, 2011
    LUBBOCK, TEXAS -- A Lubbock resident and a citizen of Saudi Arabia is in FBI custody on a federal charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari allegedly purchased chemicals and equipment necessary to make an improvised explosive device (IED) and his research of potential U.S. Targets. Aldawsari, was arrested late Wednesday evening... He was lawfully admitted into the United States in 2008 on a student visa and is enrolled at the South Plains College near Lubbock. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted of attempted use...
  • HEZB'ALLAH (THE "PARTY OF ALLAH") IN MEXICO

    02/23/2011 10:19:53 AM PST · by La Lydia · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | February 23, 2011
    You didn't really think all of those beheadings south of the border were inspired by the Mayans? In 2007 I reported on the growing threat of Muslim groups that were penetrating the US/Mexican border... An investigation by Telemundo and NBC News has uncovered details of an extensive smuggling network run by Hezbollah, a Shiite Muslim group founded in Lebanon in 1982 that the United States has labeled an international terrorist organization. The operation funnels large sums of money to militia leaders in the Middle East and finances training camps, propaganda operations and bomb attacks in South America, according to U.S....
  • Muslim Extremists attempting ‘Day of Rage’ in U.S. on March 3

    02/22/2011 7:25:09 AM PST · by La Lydia · 72 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | February 21, 2011 | Elizabeth Delaney
    Whether Muslim extremists Anjem Choudary, Abu Izzadeen and Sayful Islam will actually be able to pull it off or not remains to be seen. However, the trio are planning to stand on American soil in front of the White House on March 3 and proclaim a “call to arms” in which they will , “call for Sharia law to be established across the U.S.,” according to the Daily Mail...Anjem Choudary is the same extremist who has insisted that the Islamic flag will one day fly over the White House. He also said that he anticipates that thousands will turnout. Whether...
  • Wisconsin is not the only place sporting a Hitler feel today …

    02/20/2011 6:34:47 AM PST · by La Lydia · 14 replies
    The Corner National Review ^ | February 20, 2011 | Andrew McCarthy
    You can also peruse Tahrir Square in Cairo, where as many as a million Egyptians turned out for the triumphant — dare we say Khomeini-esque — return to the homeland of Sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi. He is the sharia compass of the Muslim Brotherhood and, for that matter, millions of Muslims the world over. As John Rosenthal has been reporting...the anti-Mubarak protesters whom the mainstream media and the Obama administration paint as the vanguard of “democracy,” continue to display visceral contempt for Israel and Jews. Rosenthal observes, “the numerous portraits of Mubarak with a Star of David scrawled on his face...