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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 ^ | 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
    ( via JIHAD ^ | 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. 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 ^ | 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...

    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...