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  • Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America

    02/22/2008 4:55:38 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 34 replies · 1,256+ views
    CI CENTRE ^ | various | CI CENTRE
    Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America  "Allah is our goal; the Messenger is our model; the Koran is our constitution; jihad is our means; and martyrdom in the way of Allah is our aspiration."  "It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet." --Hasan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood What the Muslim Brotherhood means for the US: Memo lays bare group's plans to destroy U.S. from within By Ron Dreher, Dallas Morning News   "Our strategy...
  • Birmingham man sentenced to three years for terrorism offences [UK]

    12/13/2011 10:14:42 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    WEST MIDLANDS POLICE - UK ^ | December 12, 2011; Updated December 13, 2011 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Birmingham man sentenced to three years for terrorism offences 12 December 2011 Updated: 13 December 2011 A bookshop owner from Birmingham has been sentenced to three years in prison for possessing and distributing terrorist publications, following a nine-week trial at Kingston Crown Court. A jury yesterday (Monday 12) found the 32-year-old Ahmed Faraz guilty of seven counts of dissemination of terrorist publications and four counts of possession of information likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing for an act of terrorism. Seven other similar charges will lie on...
  • Coalition Transfers Maysan Base to IA

    07/06/2009 5:41:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 236+ views
    FOB HUNTER — U.S. Soldiers recently transferred a military base to Iraqi Security Forces near Majaar Al Kabir in a ceremony attended by key U.S. and Iraqi leaders in the Maysan province. "This is a historic event for the citizens of the Maysan province and for all Soldiers operating in Iraq," said Lt. Col. William Walski, commander, 2nd Squadron, 13th Cavalry Regiment. "We are proud of the relationships we have built with the Iraqi Security Forces and are confident of their ability to protect the citizens of Maysan province." During the ceremony, remarks were given by Muhammad Shia, governor of...
  • 2009 Opens With New Milestones and More to Come in Iraq, Official Says

    01/08/2009 3:40:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 182+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2009 – Iraq has witnessed “some remarkable milestones” already this month, with more on the horizon, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said today. The new status-of-forces and strategic framework agreements took effect Jan. 1, “marking a new day in our relations with Iraq,” he said. In other developments, the United States formally turned control of the International Zone in Baghdad over to Iraqi security forces Jan. 1. Four days later, the United States opened its new embassy in Baghdad, reflecting what Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker called “a new era” for Iraq and the Iraqi-U.S. relationship. Other milestones...
  • Salah ad Din province leaders, Coalition forces discuss reconciliation plan

    06/21/2008 11:22:55 AM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 58+ views
    TIKRIT, Iraq – Leaders from the provincial government of the Salah ad Din province along with their Coalition partners from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, met in Tikrit XXXXX to discuss broadening the reconciliation process in the area. The meeting established a common understanding between Coalition Forces and Salah ad Din leadership regarding coordination mechanisms between Qadah, provincial and national governments, and CF. Governor Hamood Shekti, Maj. Gen. Hamed, provincial director of police, and other regional and provincial leaders met with the 1st BCT, 101st Abn. Div., commander and other Coalition leaders to further establish a common...
  • Budget Workshop Helps Basra Move Forward

    06/20/2008 4:49:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 155+ views
    BASRA, Iraq, June 20, 2008 – The provincial reconstruction team for Iraq’s Basra province, along with the Gulf Region South district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the United Nations Development Program concluded a two-day budget execution support workshop June 18 at the international airport here. The event provided a clear understanding of how the international community can support the provincial governor’s office and technical directorates for the design and implementation of projects for the rest of the year, said Army Maj. Daniel George, a PRT engineer assigned from Gulf Region South’s...
  • General Discusses Milestones for Stability in Iraq’s Anbar Province

    05/09/2007 5:42:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 372+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 9, 2007 – Continued vigilance against al Qaeda, improved governance and focused reconstruction are vital to continued success in Iraq’s Anbar province, a top military official said today. “Six months ago some people said that al Anbar was lost, but today, due to the patience, perseverance and commitment of the people in that province, we are seeing encouraging signs of progress in regards to security,” Army Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, Multinational Force Iraq spokesman, told reporters in Baghdad. The Anbar security conference held April 9 in Ramadi brought Iraq’s minister of defense and national security...
  • Sayyid Qutb's "Milestones"

    09/28/2006 8:53:07 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 36 replies · 4,718+ views
    Gems of Islamism ^ | 6/27/2005 | Elmer Swenson
    Sayyid Qutb's MilestonesEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Sayyid Qutb's Milestones, But Couldn't Be Bothered to Find Out Elmer Swenson 1. Introduction: Who is Sayyid Qutb, and what's so special about his book Milestones, aka Signposts? 2. Qutb and the Muslim Community 3. Qutb and Shari'ah Law, the Islamic Vanguard and Slavery 4. Qutb on Sex, Women and the Family 5. Qutb on Politics: Progressive Islam, Nationalism, Democracy, Socialism 6. Qutb on Politics: Racial Equality and Freedom 7. Qutb and non-Muslims: The West 8. Qutb and non-Muslims: Christians, Jews and Freedom of Religion 9. Qutb and Peaceful Co-Existance with...
  • Defense Leaders Cite Milestones in Terror War

    01/06/2004 3:34:10 PM PST · by Calpernia · 8 replies · 144+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan. 6, 2004 | By Donna Miles
    Defense leaders told Pentagon reporters today that recent milestones show solid evidence the coalition is making headway in rebuilding Afghanistan and Iraq and making progress in the war on terror. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said the Afghanistan's Loya Jirga's Jan. 4 agreement on a new, democratic constitution for the nation "represents a truly significant milestone in that country's path to a moderate, democratic society." He said the new constitution "balances power between the branches of government, extends equal status to men and women, promotes tolerance, extends protections to minority groups and paves the way for national elections this summer."...
  • The Philosopher of Islamic Terror

    03/22/2003 4:33:58 AM PST · by aculeus · 50 replies · 1,624+ views
    The New York Times Magazine ^ | March 23, 2003 | PAUL BERMAN
    In the days after Sept. 11, 2001, many people anticipated a quick and satisfying American victory over Al Qaeda. The terrorist army was thought to be no bigger than a pirate ship, and the newly vigilant police forces of the entire world were going to sink the ship with swift arrests and dark maneuvers. Al Qaeda was driven from its bases in Afghanistan. Arrests and maneuvers duly occurred and are still occurring. Just this month, one of Osama bin Laden's top lieutenants was nabbed in Pakistan. Police agents, as I write, seem to be hot on the trail of bin...