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  • How a “Nice American Girl” Became a Jihadist

    02/05/2010 5:18:03 AM PST · by SJackson · 72 replies · 1,773+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 2-5-10 | Phyllis Chesler
    How a “Nice American Girl” Became a JihadistPosted By Phyllis Chesler On February 5, 2010 @ 12:04 am In FrontPage | 3 Comments Visit Pajamas [2]She studied at MIT and at Brandeis where she received a Ph.D in Neuroscience. Thus, she was both an educated and in some sense, a westernized woman. Both her Pakistani-born father and Pakistani husband are physicians who trained in the West, in England and America, respectively; her brother and sister are also highly trained professionals. Nevertheless, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui learned to hate America, hate Jews, and hate Israel right here in liberal America.Like a small...
  • Autopsy: Michigan imam suffered 21 gunshot wounds

    02/01/2010 9:50:12 AM PST · by freespirited · 117 replies · 2,607+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 02/01/10 | Ed White
    DEARBORN, Mich. — An autopsy report shows that a Muslim prayer leader suffered 21 gunshot wounds during an FBI raid at a warehouse in a Detroit suburb where agents were attempting to arrest him. The report released Monday by the Wayne County medical examiner's office indicates that Luqman Ameen Abdullah was shot once in the back. Earlier Monday, Dearborn Police Chief Ron Haddad (huh-DAD') said it would take several more weeks for his department to complete its investigation into the Oct. 28 shooting. Abdullah was described as a leader of a national radical Sunni group that wants to create an...
  • Bachmann to Obama: Don't let terrorists "lawyer up"

    01/08/2010 2:42:58 PM PST · by pissant · 17 replies · 734+ views
    Minn Star Tribune ^ | 1/8/10 | Eric Roper
    Rep. Michele Bachmann, a well-known critic of the Obama administration, took a fresh swipe at the president this afternoon for giving the failed Christmas Day bomber access to a lawyer. "We should be using all legal means necessary to push this terrorist to release all his information, not allow him to lawyer up," Bachmann said -- in a statement that appeared to channel former Vice President Dick Cheney. "He should not be afforded the rights of American citizens like you and me. He is a terrorist, and he should be treated like one. "Abdulmutallab’s actions were an act of war...
  • Jailhouse Crock

    01/07/2010 5:34:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies · 380+ views
    Investors.com ^ | January 7, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Detainees: On the same day three inmates break out of an Illinois prison, a state legislative panel approves selling another Illinois prison to the feds to house former Gitmo detainees. What is wrong with this picture? Only two weeks after a failed al-Qaida attempt to bomb a plane bound for Detroit, an Illinois legislative commission voted Wednesday to support the sale of the abandoned Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Ill., to the federal government to house other terrorists who want to kill Americans. What caught our eye is that on the very same day, Illinois experienced a good old-fashioned jail...
  • In Gaza, Hamas faces jihadist challenge

    01/04/2010 8:59:21 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 1 replies · 281+ views
    Space Wars ^ | 12/31/2009 | UPI via Terror Wars
    A year after Israeli forces devastated the Gaza Strip, relief workers and others say the overcrowded Palestinian territory, throttled by economic blockade, is being steadily infiltrated by militants inspired by al-Qaida who are getting ready to challenge Hamas for control. The operational capabilities of these groups, which follow the puritanical Salafist strain of Sunni Islam, remain rather murky. But the last thing Israel wants is jihadist groups active on its southern border. Hamas is faced with eroding popular support following Israel's 22-day invasion in which some 1,200 Gazans, mostly civilians, perished. These groups are reported to have a combined strength...
  • Outrage over controversial Islamic group's plan to march through Wootton Bassett [must read from UK]

    01/02/2010 8:33:55 AM PST · by vimto · 28 replies · 906+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 01/02/10 | n/a
    People in Wootton Bassett, the town famous for honouring dead British soldiers returning from Afghanistan, reacted defiantly on Saturday to news that a controversial Islamic group is to march through its streets. Islam4UK – which calls itself a "platform" for extremist movement al-Muhajiroun – plans to parade through the Wiltshire town in the coming weeks. The group's website says the event is being held "not in memory of the occupying and merciless British military" but of the Muslims its says have been "murdered in the name of democracy and freedom". The town that shows respect for fallen Servicemen should be...
  • Fury over British Muslim cleric's anti-war march threat

    01/04/2010 12:07:55 PM PST · by UKrepublican · 41 replies · 1,207+ views
    Fury over British Muslim cleric's anti-war march threat London, England (CNN) -- A controversial British Muslim cleric is threatening to stage a march through the town that receives the bodies of British war dead as a protest against the war in Afghanistan, drawing fury and outrage.
  • Crazy for jihad: One man's insanity is another man's holy war

    12/16/2009 6:53:52 PM PST · by Abakumov · 7 replies · 425+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 17, 2009 | Editorial
    Jihadists take note: The insanity defense may not work for you. On Tuesday, Naveed Haq, a self-styled soldier of Islam, was found guilty of aggravated first-degree murder and seven other counts related to a 2006 shooting rampage in Seattle. The prosecution successfully argued that Haq was a jihadi terrorist on a mission for martyrdom; the defense said that just proved he was crazy.
  • Remember The Cole

    02/06/2009 7:57:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies · 1,358+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | February 6, 2009
    War On Terror: Charges against the mastermind behind the bombing of the USS Cole are dismissed. He will be retried, but not by a military commission that would have given him the death penalty he deserves.Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell announced on Thursday that Susan Crawford, the convening authority for military tribunals at Guantanamo, has made the decision to withdraw charges against Abd al-Rahim Hussain Mohammed al-Nashiri. This is the Saudi man believed to be the architect of the bombing of the guided missile destroyer USS Cole, killing 17 American sailors, as it sat in the Yemeni port of Aden. The...
  • Rochester hit-and-run driver: "The Muslims will fix this country"

    11/13/2009 2:29:43 PM PST · by Cindy · 43 replies · 2,323+ views
    (WHEC.com) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | Posted by Robert on November 13, 2009 1:09 PM | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Muthana is facing five counts of second-degree assault, DWI and reckless driving. He is accused of injuring six people. They are 21-year-old Dominick Nicholson, 20-year-old Tyrese Beard, 40-year-old James Pross, 50-year-old Debra Hollis, 25-year-old Luis Cruz and 49-year-old Diane Neil. All are Rochester residents." SNIPPET: "In his statement to police, he said he drank six cans of Budweiser in an hour. Then he started using swear words, cussing police and government. He said, "Ben Franklin was stupid. He should have made it so you *expletives* can't swerve the law. The Muslims will fix this country." When bail was being...
  • Hasan to Face Death Penalty

    11/13/2009 12:26:12 PM PST · by lbryce · 50 replies · 2,620+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 13, 2009 | YOCHI J. DREAZEN, PETER SPIEGEL and EVAN PEREZ
    ilitary prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for alleged Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who was formally charged Thursday with 13 counts of premeditated murder, according to a senior Army officer familiar with the matter. The last execution of an active-duty serviceman took place in 1961. Despite evidence that Maj. Hasan had contact with a radical Muslim cleric, the decision to file the murder charges against him in military court, rather than in a civilian one, reflects the Army's belief that the suspect acted alone and without any assistance from foreign or domestic terror groups. Christopher Grey,...
  • Lawyer: Accused Fort Hood gunman may be paralyzed (waah)

    11/13/2009 11:29:24 AM PST · by markomalley · 89 replies · 2,400+ views
    Ft Worth Star Telegram ^ | 11/13/2009 | Angela K. Brown
    The Army psychiatrist accused in the fatal shootings at Fort Hood may be paralyzed from the waist down after being shot multiple times during the attack, his attorney told The Associated Press on Friday. Civilian attorney John Galligan said Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan told him that he had no feeling in his legs and extreme pain in his hands. Hasan, who was shot four times by civilian police officers, said doctors told him the condition may never improve. Galligan said he spoke with Hasan for about an hour in the intensive care unit at Brooke Army Medical Center in San...
  • Yemen hails military cooperation deal with US

    11/11/2009 8:08:28 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 6 replies · 346+ views
    Space War Via AFP ^ | 11/11/2009 | Space War
    Yemen said on Wednesday that it had signed a military cooperation deal with the United States although the US embassy would confirm only that talks had been held on joint counterterrorism efforts. Yemen's official Saba news agency said that the cooperation agreement was signed during talks in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday between the two countries' militaries. The news agency also quoted Brigadier General Jeffrey Smith, the commander of the US 5th Signal Command, as renewing Washington's support for Yemen's unity, security and stability. But US embassy spokeswoman Debrah Smith declined to comment on whether any agreement had been signed....
  • Nidal Malik Hasan Unanswered Questions

    11/08/2009 7:03:09 PM PST · by DaveTesla · 34 replies · 1,756+ views
    November 8th 2009 | DaveTesla
    The media has made little mention of the fact that Nidal Malik Hasan and his family belong to the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church Va.. Dar al-Hijrah is a turnstile for terrorists and terror. Remarkably, four of the 9/11 hijackers briefly lived in the town of Falls Church, Virginia, three blocks from the WAMY office headed by Abdullah bin Laden. All four attended the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church Va. Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center had members like: Osama Bin Laden's nephew Abdullah bin Laden. http://www.historycommons.org/entity.jsp?entity=abdullah_bin_laden Sheikh Mohammed al-Hanooti, who was named as a co-conspirator in the...
  • Central Texas Attorney Will Represent Suspected Fort Hood Gunman

    11/09/2009 4:08:48 PM PST · by LA Woman3 · 58 replies · 1,700+ views
    KWTX ^ | 11/9/09
    FORT HOOD (November 9, 2009)—John P. Galligan, a retired military attorney who now practices criminal defense law said he was contacted Monday by the brother of the man accused opening fire Thursday at Fort Hood, killing 13 and injuring 29. Galligan, a retired Army Col., who practices in Belton and specializes in courts-martial, said Hasan’s family asked him to represent the Army psychiatrist, who was awake and able to talk Monday. Galligan said he was hoping to meet with Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan later Monday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. He told News 10 he informed military...
  • Official: Major Hasan Is Awake, Speaking to Medical Staff

    11/09/2009 8:04:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 329 replies · 10,376+ views
    FOX News.com ^ | November 9, 2009
    Fox News can confirm that Fort Hood suspect Army Major Nidal Hasan is awake and speaking to medical staff at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.Hospital spokesperson Maria Gallegos says he's in critical but stable condition. A U.S. Army spokesman says Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the suspected Fort Hood gunman, is in critical but stable condition three days after he allegedly opened fire on the military base that killed 13 and left 29 wounded. Hasan, 39, was shot during an exchange of gunfire during Thursday's attack. The military moved him on Friday to Brooke Medical Center, where he...
  • US Supreme Court refuses to stop sniper execution

    11/09/2009 10:11:31 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 118 replies · 4,746+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 9, 2009 | DENA POTTER
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block Tuesday's scheduled execution of sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad. The Court did not comment Monday on why it refused to consider his appeal. Muhammad is scheduled to die by injection at a Virginia prison for the slaying of Dean Harold Meyers at a gas station during a three-week spree in October 2002 across Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
  • The Beltway snipers and the Fort Hood killer: Peas in a jihad-inspired pod

    11/09/2009 9:26:10 AM PST · by george76 · 25 replies · 1,072+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | November 9, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    John Allen Muhammad is scheduled to be executed tomorrow for the Beltway-area sniper spree that left 10 innocent people dead in 2002. Several family members of the victims will attend. At the time of the murderous rampage that stretched over three, horror-filled weeks... where Muhammad and his young partner in crime, Lee Malvo, wreaked bloody havoc. I covered two main aspects of the story that were underplayed by the MSM–Lee Malvo’s illegal alien catch-and-release story and Nation of Islam convert Muhammad and Malvo’s Muslim hate-mongering. Snide MSM’ers and the CAIR propagandists attacked those of who called these thugs what they...
  • Will Purple Hearts be Given to the Fort Hood Soldiers?

    11/09/2009 8:35:45 AM PST · by RightSideNews · 28 replies · 1,053+ views
    Right Side News ^ | November 10, 2009 | Ernest McDermon
    by deeming this a "criminal" act, instead of a terrorist attack, will the Obama administration refuse giving Purple Hearts to our wounded and fallen at Fort Hood? General Cone should not be considered for further promotion, and probably relieved of command for failing to properly secure the Fort Hood installation in wartime. General Casey, Chief of Staff of the Army is working to treat this event as a "criminal act" and not a wartime "terrorist attack". This foolish, "politically correct" thinking is what lead to the 9/11 attacks: a failure to properly identify, and react to, a deliberate attack on...
  • ARMY CHIEF CONCERNED FOR MUSLIM TROOPS

    11/09/2009 3:17:42 AM PST · by Ronbo1948 · 62 replies · 1,533+ views
    New York Times ^ | Joseph Berger
    General George Casey Jr., the Army chief of staff, said on Sunday that he was concerned that speculation about the religious beliefs of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of killing 12 fellow soldiers and one civilian and wounding dozens of others in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, could “cause a backlash against some of our Muslim soldiers.” “I’ve asked our Army leaders to be on the lookout for that,” General Casey said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union. “It would be a shame — as great a tragedy as this was — it would be a...
  • Inside the Gunman's Mosque

    11/08/2009 6:22:06 PM PST · by george76 · 27 replies · 1,349+ views
    The Daily Beast's ^ | November 7, 2009 | Asra Q. Nomani
    Not long ago, inside the quiet library of the Muslim Community Center here in Silver Spring, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C., Golam Akhter, a local Bangladeshi-American civil engineer, 67, got into a fierce debate with a young Muslim doctor over how to interpret the concept of “jihad” within Islam. Akhter argued, “Jihad means an inner struggle, fighting against corruption and injustice.” The young doctor responded. “That’s not a correct interpretation. Jihad means holy war. When your religion isn’t safe, you have to fight for it. If someone attacks you, you must fight them. That is jihad. You can kill...
  • EDITORIAL: Too scared to recognize terrorism--Ignoring facts isn't sensitive; it is suicidal

    11/08/2009 1:24:05 PM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies · 1,521+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November 8, 2009 | Editorial
    Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was declared "not a terrorist" before the facts were out - even before officials were sure whether the attacker was alive or dead. Failing to honestly name a terrorist attack despite the evidence is as destructive and dishonest as leaping to call an attack terrorism without the facts to support that. Apparently, the claim was based largely on the fact that Maj. Hasan appears to have been a lone gunman. However, terrorism is defined not by the number of people involved, but by the motivations and intentions of the attacker. If reports about him are true,...
  • Why do we have to read British papers to get Ft. Hood jihadist news?!

    11/08/2009 7:06:25 AM PST · by george76 · 60 replies · 2,642+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | November 8, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    The London Telegraph has the bombshell report on Ft. Hood jihadist Nidal Hassan’s ties to the September 11 terrorists. Question: Why is it that we have to read British papers to get the unvarnished truths about the Ft. Hood Muslim mass murderer?
  • Troubling portrait emerges of Fort Hood suspect

    11/05/2009 10:07:40 PM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 81 replies · 3,156+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | November 4, 2009 | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE
    WASHINGTON – His name appears on radical Internet postings. A fellow officer says he fought his deployment to Iraq and argued with soldiers who supported U.S. wars. He required counseling as a medical student because of problems with patients. There are many unknowns about Nidal Malik Hasan, the man authorities say is responsible for the worst mass killing on a U.S. military base. Most of all, his motive. But details of his life and mindset, emerging from official sources and personal acquaintances, are troubling. For six years before reporting for duty at Fort Hood, Texas, in July, the 39-year-old Army...
  • Facts & speculation: Ft Hood shooting & Mjr Hasan

    11/06/2009 10:09:53 AM PST · by txnuke · 14 replies · 1,114+ views
    A source told National Public Radio's Joseph Shapiro that Hasan was given a period of probation early in his postgraduate work for proselytizing Islam with coworkers and soldiers he was treating. Hasan did his early postgraduate work at the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. -- Worldnetdaily.com Walter Reed Natl Military Medical Center is (of course) located in Bethesda,MD. They began a merger with the University in 2005. For six years before reporting for duty at the Texas post in July, Hasan worked at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center pursuing a career in psychiatry, as...
  • Update:13 Soldiers Killed 31 Wounded Fort Hood Shooting [Muslim terrorist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan]

    11/05/2009 12:18:55 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 2,869 replies · 134,525+ views
    ABC ^ | 05 NOV 09
  • Man arrested in alleged attempt to bomb Dallas skyscraper (He's Muslim)

    09/24/2009 4:12:23 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 116 replies · 3,436+ views
    DALLAS - Police arrested a man after he allegedly placed an inactive car bomb near Fountain Place at 1445 Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas. Hosam Maher Husein Smadi, a 19-year-old Jordanian citizen who has been living and working in Italy, Texas illegally, was charged with "attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction," authorities said. Authorities said Smadi had been under FBI surveillance for some time after expressing "his desire to commit violent jihad" numerous times.
  • NYPD might have inadvertently tipped off Denver terror suspect

    09/23/2009 7:32:52 AM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies · 1,883+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | September 22, 2009 | Devline Barrett and Tom Hays
    If Najibullah Zazi had any doubts he was a prime suspect in a terror investigation, authorities say, they were quickly erased by a local imam. "They came to ask me about your characters," the Queens imam, Ahmad Wais Afzali, told Zazi in a Sept. 11 phone conversation, according to a secret recording. "They asked me about you guys." The "they" referred to in a recently unsealed criminal complaint were New York Police Department detectives who had considered Afzali a reliable ally. At least one works for a division that operates independently from an FBI-run terrorism task force. Afzali's alleged tipoff...
  • Al Qaeda Releases New Video Predicting Obama's Fall

    09/22/2009 5:00:37 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 18 replies · 1,354+ views
    foxnews ^ | September 22, 2009
    Al Qaeda released a 106-minute Arabic language video Tuesday titled "The West... and The Dark Tunnel" featuring Al Qaeda's second in command Ayman al-Zawahiri predicting the downfall of Barack Obama. During the documentary-style video to mark the ninth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, Al Qaeda leaders comment on events in the past year such as the U.S. presidential elections, the global financial meltdown, and the latest on jihadist movements around the world. "America has come in a new, hypocritical face. Smiling at us, but stabbing us with the same dagger that Bush used," said Zawahri in the message....
  • George Will calls for pull-out

    08/31/2009 2:17:28 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 142 replies · 4,754+ views
    Politico ^ | 08/31/09 | Mike Allen
    George F. Will, the elite conservative commentator, will call in his next column for U.S. ground troops to leave Afghanistan, according to publishing sources. “[F]orces should be substantially reduced to serve a comprehensively revised policy: America should do only what can be done from offshore, using intelligence, drones, cruise missiles, airstrikes and small, potent special forces units, concentrating on the porous 1,500-mile border with Pakistan, a nation that actually matters,” Will writes in the column, scheduled for publication later this week. Obama ordered a total of 21,000 more U.S. troops into Afghanistan in February and March, and casualties have mounted...
  • Obama’s Third Way: Release the Terrorists

    08/30/2009 6:10:08 PM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies · 1,538+ views
    National Review ^ | March 3, 2009 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Binyam Mohammed, who planned terrorist attacks on U.S. cities, has been set free. Let’s imagine we’ve captured a highly trained terrorist al-Qaeda was attempting to embed in the United States, à la Mohamed Atta and company, to carry out mass-murder attacks in American cities. For eight years, our national-security debate in the United States has been divided into two camps on these cases. In the first are those who accept the post-9/11 law-of-war paradigm. They would have that enemy combatant detained for intelligence purposes (and to remove him from the battlefield) until he could be tried for war crimes by...
  • Libyans Receive Al-Megrahi’s Release with Open Hands, Shocked at His State of Health HERO WELCOME

    08/20/2009 2:10:14 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 12 replies · 679+ views
    Tripolipost.com ^ | 20/08/2009 20:06:00 | Staff Writer The Tripoli Post
    Tripoli, Libya-- Libyans are celebrating this evening the return of their beloved son, Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi, with thousands are waiting for his plane to land at Ma’atiqa International airport. However, those who have had the chance to see today’s photos of Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi in such a bad state of his health are expressing their shock and some of them could not help but drop some tears on their faces. Many are blaming the Scottish authorities for not taking care of Megrahi’s health while in prison and speculate that he was left, on purpose, to die of his cancer. ---...
  • White House: 'War on terrorism' is over ('Jihadists' and 'global war' no longer acceptable terms)

    08/06/2009 9:56:08 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies · 1,527+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 6, 2009 | Jon Ward
    It's official. The U.S. is no longer engaged in a "war on terrorism." Neither is it fighting "jihadists" or in a "global war." President Obama's top homeland security and counterterrorism official took all three terms off the table of acceptable words inside the White House during a speech Thursday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington think tank. "The President does not describe this as a 'war on terrorism,'" said John Brennan, head of the White House homeland security office, who outlined a "new way of seeing" the fight against terrorism. The only terminology that Mr. Brennan...
  • Alleged 'jihadist' known as friendly store owner

    07/29/2009 5:16:37 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 17 replies · 540+ views
    WBAY.COM ^ | 29 JULY 2009 | AP
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When someone in the Raleigh area needed a sheep or goat slaughtered according to Islamic law, Daniel Boyd was the man to see. "You find everything from halal meat and snacks to soft back prints of the Holy Quran in both English and Arabic," read a notice on the Web for Boyd's Blackstone Market in nearby Garner. There was even a place to worship in the back. Bosnian native Jasmin Smajic said he was drawn to the store by the halal goods. Instead he found a friend. "He would always ask people, his friends, if he...
  • American forged own path into Al Qaeda

    07/26/2009 2:20:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 1 replies · 130+ views
    la times ^ | July 26, 2009 | Josh Meyer and Sebastian Rotella
    Instead of the 'jihadist pipeline,' a Muslim convert tapped into an informal network of militants -- a cause for concern, intelligence experts say. Bryant Neal Vinas' unlikely odyssey from Long Island, N.Y., to Al Qaeda's innermost circle of commanders in Pakistan was achieved without any help in the U.S. from the well-oiled "jihadist pipeline" that has guided so many militants from Europe and other countries -- a fact that is cause for concern, current and former U.S. counter-terrorism officials said. His case, which became public last week, showed that a U.S. convert to Islam bent on waging holy war could...
  • Jihadist Indoctrination Group Recruiting in Chicago

    07/18/2009 11:29:14 AM PDT · by fellowpatriot · 4 replies · 375+ views
    American Islamic Forum for Democracy ^ | July 17, 2009 | Matthew Dutile
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO (July 17, 2009) – The American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD) is calling on American Muslim organizations to denounce Hizb ut-Tahrir, one of the oldest and largest indoctrinating organizations for jihadism. Hizb ut-Tahrir is holding its first U.S. recruiting conference at the Hilton Oak Lawn hotel on July 19, 2009. Hizb ut-Tahrir is an Islamist network that is committed to creating an Islamic Caliphate that spans the globe. The organization is banned in Germany and Russia as well as several Arab countries and targets Muslim children between the ages of 9 and 18. Many compare their...
  • Exposing Contradictions in Radical Islamic Ideology

    06/12/2009 3:23:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 409+ views
    Examiner ^ | June 12 | Bonnie ChiurazziGO TO BONNIE'S HOME PAGE
    This is the second article of a ten part series to better understand the strategies of radical jihadist terrorism and effective counterterrorism tactics. 2.) Discuss the dangers of Salafists (Islamic extremists) networks towards the rest of the Muslim community, especially Muslims in Iraq. This approach is aimed to reach the global Muslim community and warn them about the dangerous Salafi ideology and the lengths to which these extremist groups will go to further their jihad. That these lengths include death and torture of the enemy is no surprise; however, that many of these strategies allow for the killing of innocent...
  • Jihadist attack in Little Rock Arkansas just before Obama’s Egypt Trip

    06/11/2009 7:51:29 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 6 replies · 212+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 6/11/09 | alaphiah
    For eight years George W. Bush and Dick Cheney succesfully kept America safe from terrorist attacks on the homeland, yet under the Obama administration there has been a terrorist attack on U.S. soil that you probably didn’t hear anything about. On June 1, 2009 U.S. Army Pvt. William Long, 24, was gunned down in front of his recruiting office in Little Rock Arkansas by a self proclaimed Muslim Jihadist. But the Pro-Obama media reported very little on it if they reported anything at all. Whether the media neglected to report this act of Jihad because it precluded and would have...
  • Family Praises Slain GI, Soldier, Hero

    06/09/2009 8:22:02 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 22 replies · 889+ views
    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ^ | Tuesday, June 9, 2009 | SAMANTHA FRIEDMAN
    The day before he died, U.S. Army Pvt. William Andrew "Andy" Long floated the Buffalo River with his sister, Vanessa Rice.Rice tearfully told guests: "My brother meant the world to me. Andy couldn't wait to get to Korea to serve his country."Long was killed outside a recruiting office.The church was filled with family and friends, armed service members, and officials, including Gov. Mike Beebe and Rep. Vic Snyder.Long is a fourth-generation armed services member. Long's father, Daris Long, is retired from the Marine Corps."No one is more military, no one is more patriotic than this family right here," "I asked...
  • Fitzgerald threatens to sue publisher over book (Triple Cross re jihadist mole in FBI)

    06/08/2009 8:39:00 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 21 replies · 1,564+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 6-8-09 | Mike Robinson
    The top federal prosecutor in Chicago is threatening to sue publisher HarperCollins, calling a book about the war on terrorism that focuses in part on cases he was involved in "a deliberate lie masquerading as the truth." If HarperCollins publishes the new edition of "Triple Cross" by Peter Lance this month "and it defames me or casts me in a false light, HarperCollins will be sued," Patrick Fitzgerald said in a letter to the New York-based company. The book focuses on, among other things, major terrorism cases that Fitzgerald prosecuted when he was an assistant U.S. attorney in New York...
  • Lone Wolf Lessons (Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, a 23-year-old African-American Jihadist)

    06/06/2009 3:20:23 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 12 replies · 1,006+ views
    http://www.stratfor.com/weekly/20090603_lone_wolf_lessons ^ | June 3, 2009 | By Scott Stewart and Fred Burton
    At approximately 10:30 a.m. on June 1, as two young U.S. soldiers stood in front of the Army Navy Career Center in west Little Rock, Ark., a black pickup pulled in front of the office and the driver opened fire on the two, killing one and critically wounding the other. Eyewitnesses to the shooting immediately reported it to police, and authorities quickly located and arrested the suspect as he fled the scene. According to police, the suspect told the arresting officers that he had a bomb in his vehicle, but after an inspection by the police bomb squad, the only...
  • Wrong Then, Wrong Now; The Obama administration is repeating Clinton’s national-security errors.

    05/29/2009 1:19:53 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 8 replies · 779+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 29, 2009 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    On Thursday, Josh Meyer of the Los Angeles Times broke the story that the FBI is edging the CIA out of the business of fighting international terrorism. Under the bureau’s “global justice” initiative, Meyer reported that “FBI agents will have a central role in overseas counter-terrorism cases. They will expand their questioning of suspects and evidence-gathering to try to ensure that criminal prosecutions are an option.” Who needs a War on Terror, or even an “overseas contingency operation,” when all the world’s a crime scene? If you’re thinking, “Hey, we’ve seen this movie before,” you’re right. Slowly but surely, it’s...
  • Judge orders release of Guantanamo prisoner

    05/04/2009 12:47:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies · 649+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 4, 2009 | NEDRA PICKLER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has ordered a Yemeni man released from Guantanamo Bay. U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler says the United States should take all necessary diplomatic steps to release Alla Ali Bin Ali Ahmed. Ahmed was picked up by Pakistani forces in a prayer house seven years ago.
  • Mystery Shrouds Kidnap of Pro-Jihadist Canadian Activist

    04/06/2009 11:31:06 AM PDT · by Constitutions Grandchild · 13 replies · 637+ views
    FoxNews ^ | April 6, 2009 | Jana Winter
    Beverly Giesebrecht, known as Khadija Abdul Qahaar, ran a pro-Jihadi Web site. She was captured in November extremist by Pakistani Muslim extremists. The September 11 terror attacks were a watershed event in the life of a Canadian journalist named Beverly Giesebrecht. Soon after Al Qaeda terrorists killed 3,000 people in the U.S., Giesebrecht converted to Islam, adopted a new name — Khadija Abdul Qahaar — and spent the next two years studying the Koran in Egypt.
  • Betrayed by Her Beliefs

    04/06/2009 9:41:33 AM PDT · by pepperdog · 82 replies · 2,498+ views
    Soon after Al Qaeda terrorists killed 3,000 people in the U.S., Giesebrecht converted to Islam, adopted a new name — Khadija Abdul Qahaar — a
  • Tail-gliding Bugs Are Not Evidence for Flight Evolution

    04/02/2009 8:38:05 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 163 replies · 1,848+ views
    ICR ^ | April 2, 2009 | Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D.
    Tail-gliding Bugs Are Not Evidence for Flight Evolution by Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D.* Researchers recently announced that they have unlocked some of the mystery surrounding the evolution of insect flight.1 Their observance of a certain wingless insect led them to hypothesize that its “directed aerial descent” might be an important stage in flight evolution. But is it?...
  • LISTEN TO THE GITMO FIVE

    03/12/2009 2:28:01 AM PDT · by Scanian · 3 replies · 439+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 12, 2009 | Ralph Peters
    AS White House staffer Jane Austen put it to Sen. Darcy: "It is a truth univer sally acknowledged that a single terrorist in possession of a good bomb must be in want of patient understanding." Unfortunately for Washington wonks determined to deny that Islamist extremists are motivated by extremist Islam, the pride and prejudice of Allah's butchers were on public display (again) this week. Framed in florid quotations from the Koran, the Gitmo Five - hard-core terrorists, including Khalid Sheik Mohammed - proclaimed in a filing released by a brave military judge that "We are terrorists to the bone" who...
  • Second Thoughts (The 'most transparent administration in history' buries a Gitmo report.)

    03/08/2009 10:58:07 AM PDT · by kellynla · 10 replies · 1,016+ views
    weekly standard ^ | 03/16/2009, Volume 014, Issue 25 | Stephen F. Hayes & Thomas Joscelyn
    At 12:01 P.M. on January 20, 2009, minutes before Barack Obama was sworn in as president, the first post went up on the Obama White House website. It included a reiteration of a campaign promise Obama repeatedly made: "President Obama has committed to making his administration the most open and transparent in history." Two days later, Obama ordered the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay closed. And two days after that, on January 24, Newsweek's Michael Isikoff wrote about a Pentagon study that will provide an early test of this promise: "The report, which could be released within the next few...
  • Belgian 'al Qaeda cell' linked to 2006 airline plot

    02/11/2009 4:34:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies · 409+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/10/09 | Nic Robertson and Paul Cruickshank
    Last December 11, fourteen individuals were arrested in the early hours of the morning in one of the largest counterterrorism operations in Belgian history. Six were eventually charged with participation in a terrorist group. The others were released. The officials told CNN that the alleged cell had connections to a senior al Qaeda operative who helped orchestrate the 2006 "Airline Plot," widely recognized as al Qaeda's most serious terror attempt since the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. The source could not reveal the operative's name to CNN because of the ongoing investigation. The 2006 plot involved plans...
  • Drug Addict in ‘Jihadist’s’ Garb Detained by Police for Questioning

    02/05/2009 2:14:57 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 391+ views
    Arab Times ^ | 2/5/09 | Moamen Al-Masri
    The Public Prosecution Wednesday ordered the detention of a Kuwaiti man until Thursday when he will be summoned again for interrogation in a case which has been filed against him for going to Afghanistan to carry out hostile acts against the allied forces and consuming drugs. Case papers indicate the suspect, a former drug addict, decided to go to Afghanistan to consume drugs and grew his beard to give him the look of a Jihadist. After arriving in Afghanistan the man joined a training camp and one week later asked fellow trainees to guide him to the place where hashish...