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  • Air Force Recruits Chaplains From MB Front Group

    05/03/2013 7:02:28 PM PDT · by massmike · 17 replies ^ | 05/03/2013 | Ryan Mauro
    The U.S. Air Force has confirmed to The Clarion Project that it paid nearly $5,000 for advertisements in the magazine of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), an unindicted co-conspirator in a terrorism-financing trial that was also labeled a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity by the government. The Air Force said it would continue to consider paying ISNA for ads. “This ad ran twice in the Islamic Horizons magazine to create awareness for Air Force chaplain recruiting efforts in the Muslim community. It cost $4800 total." ISNA is the first organization mentioned in a 1991 U.S. Muslim Brotherhood memo's list...
  • Who’s Vetting Muslim Chaplains On College Campuses?

    02/06/2012 7:37:30 AM PST · by bayouranger · 10 replies ^ | 02FEB12 | Not Listed
    Homeland Security: To please Muslim-rights groups, more and more colleges are hiring Muslim chaplains, only to watch them radicalize students. Campuses need tougher background checks. Alarmingly, some chaplains have actively supported al-Qaida and called for violent jihad against “kaffirs,” or infidels. And yet they still have access to students, and remain on the university payroll. Take Imam Abdullah Faaruuq, Muslim chaplain at Northeastern University in Boston. He has urged Muslims to pick up the “gun and sword” on behalf of recently imprisoned al-Qaida terrorists. Last month, Faaruuq held a fundraiser for Aafia Siddiqui, a one-time MIT student also known as...
  • [Moslem] Chaplain Tried To Smuggle Razor Blades Into [NY] City Jail

    02/03/2010 3:33:24 PM PST · by NativeNewYorker · 22 replies · 714+ views
    A jails chaplain has been arrested and charged with bringing contraband into a Manhattan corrections facility. Investigators say Imam Zul-Qarnin Shahid, 58, of Staten Island was taken into custody this morning after he tried to bring three straight razors and a pair of scissors into the Manhattan Detention Complex. Police say the items were discovered inside a bag as it was going through an X-ray machine. Shahid is facing several charges, including four counts of promoting prison contraband in the first degree. Investigators say the Muslim cleric has been employed as a chaplain with the Department of Corrections since 2007....
  • Penetration Even At The Pentagon: Muslim Spies Setting Muslim Policy

    12/17/2009 5:46:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies · 1,833+ views ^ | December 17, 2009 | PAUL SPERRY
    The internal threat from Muslim extremists in the military extends to high-level Defense Department aides who have undermined military policy. In fact, one top Muslim adviser pushed out an intelligence analyst who warned of the sudden jihad syndrome that led to the Fort Hood terrorist attack. An honored guest of the Ramadan dinner at the Pentagon this September was Hesham Islam, who infiltrated the highest echelons of the Ring despite proven ties to U.S. terror front groups and a shady past in his native Egypt. As senior adviser for international affairs to former deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England, Islam ran...
  • LAPD appoints first Muslim chaplain

    06/30/2009 11:04:32 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 6 replies · 302+ views
    LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department, hoping to improve relations with Muslims, has appointed the force's first Islamic chaplain, police officials said. Pakistan-born Sheik Qazi Asad, 47, will become a reserve chaplain at the North Hollywood station, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. "We need to establish very good communication ... where both parties are talking to each other," Asad told the Times. "This is just opening up the door." Asad, a U.S. citizen, has spent a decade working to improve relations between police and Muslim communities in Los Angeles County. The LAPD hopes he'll...
  • Rradical Muslims serving as chaplains in American prisons [should we train palestinian army?]

    05/25/2009 5:45:31 PM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies · 488+ views
    IMRA ^ | 5-25-09 | Steve Emerson
    Steven Emerson warns: radical Muslims serving as chaplains in American prisons [Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA: It should be noted that back in the Middle East, the very troops U.S. General Dayton is training and arming could very well end up in joint teams with Hamas gunmen if Egyptian-PA plans are implemented. General Dayton swears that these Palestinian recruits talk-the-talk and he adamantly refuses to think through what might happen to this "moderate" American trained fighting force when they are mixed with highly motivated radical Hamas gunmen who talk-a-very-different-talk. General Dayton may swear that by some miracle his "moderate" Fatah...
  • Imams Reject Talk That Islam Radicalizes Inmates

    05/23/2009 5:45:02 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 5 replies · 409+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 23, 2009 | Daniel J. Wakin
    ... [L]ast week, Salahuddin Mustafa Muhammad found himself an accidental actor of sorts in the latest case of what the authorities call a homegrown terror plot, one in which four ex-convicts were accused of trying to blow up two Bronx synagogues and attack military aircraft. The plot, the authorities say, began when one of the men met a government informant at Mr. Muhammad’s mosque roughly a year ago. With at least two of the men appearing to be prison converts to Islam, the case has in certain circles evoked an old debate about the role prison might play as an...
  • Bomb Case Raises Issue of Islam in Jails

    05/23/2009 11:52:56 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 13 replies · 701+ views
    The possibility that the alleged New York bomb plotters converted to Islam in prison and adopted radical views could provide evidence of how the criminal-justice system can be fertile ground for terrorist recruitment. Authorities said they believed all four men charged in the attack were Muslim and that some may have converted in prison. It isn't clear whether these conversions were linked to the radical views officials say they espoused while plotting to bomb two New York City synagogues and shoot down U.S. military planes... According to New York state corrections records, alleged ringleader James Cromitie and David Williams gave...
  • Muslims in New York Synagogue/U.S. Plane Plot had Imam Who is Prison Chaplain

    05/22/2009 6:10:32 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 9 replies · 605+ views ^ | May 22, 2009 | Debbie Schlussel
    As I noted yesterday and many times in the past, the four Muslims caught trying to blow up New York synagogues and U.S. planes converted to Islam in prison, where the Muslim chaplaincy is controlled by CAIR, ISNA, and an alphabet soup of extremists and jihadists. Today, Bill Warner points out that the men met at Masjid Al-Ikhlas, a Newburgh, New York mosque, whose imam is Salahuddin Muhammad, a New York prison chaplain. Hello . . .? Yet, authorities refuse to do anything to this guy. And they continue to refuse to overhaul the Muslim prison chaplain system and who...
  • Ex-Army chaplain cleared in Gitmo spy case is Obama delegate

    05/20/2008 9:54:54 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 26 replies · 507+ views
    A former Army Muslim chaplain at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who was cleared of spy accusations is now a Democratic National Convention delegate pledged to Sen. Barack Obama. Former Capt. James J. Yee was among the delegates who were elected by precinct representatives Saturday at the party's 9th Congressional District convention at North Thurston High School. Others chosen at the gathering were Zach Smith, a former supporter of ex-Sen. John Edwards who is now pledged to Clinton, and Natalie Stevens, an alternate pledged to Obama. Yee, a West Point graduate, was accused in 2003 of being part of a spy ring...
  • Muslim Chaplains Gaining Acceptance

    08/31/2006 6:24:34 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 69 replies · 1,226+ views
    Chicago Tribune (via ^ | August 31, 2006 | Staff
    When Lt. Abuhena Saif-ul-Islam first arrived at the Camp Pendleton military base in California, recruits often asked the Muslim chaplain what the crescent on his lapel meant. Saif-ul-Islam, a Bangladeshi immigrant, jokingly told them he was an astronaut. Nowadays, fewer sailors find the Islamic symbol unfamiliar. But Saif-ul-Islam, a U.S. Navy chaplain since 1999, still is questioned often about his religion during training sessions he conducts at bases across the nation. "They want to know if non-Muslims can go into a mosque," Saif-ul-Islam said. "They ask why people in Iraq are behaving [violently] if Islam is so peaceful. It's a...
  • Nobles and knaves [Noble: Gen. Richard Myers; Knave: Intikab Habib

    10/01/2005 8:31:18 AM PDT · by Seattle Conservative · 3 replies · 553+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 10-1-05 | Washington Times Editorial
    Nobles: Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who retired this week after 40 years of service. As an engineering student at Kansas State University, Gen. Myers enrolled in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program, because, as he says, "Vietnam was heating up, and I had no problem with serving. I just wanted to have some control over how I did it." He was commissioned in 1965 and soon sent to Vietnam, where he flew F-4s. But the future four-star general didn't expect to stay in the military. As chairman, Gen. Myers has been...
  • (Moonbat) Imam resigns as incoming FDNY chaplain after report

    09/30/2005 9:03:28 AM PDT · by dennisw · 34 replies · 1,127+ views
    sd ^ | September 30, 2005, 11:20 AM EDT | BY CAROL EISENBERG
    An imam slated to be sworn in today as the second Muslim chaplain in Fire Department history, instead resigned after making controversial remarks on the Sept. 11 attacks in an interview with Newsday. "The Fire Department this morning received the resignation of Imam Intikab Habib from his position of FDNY Chaplain," said FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta. "Based on comments he made to Newsday, Imam Intikab Habib would have been unable to effectively serve in the role he was appointed to." In a telephone interview Thursday, Habib, 30, a native of Guyana who studied Islam in Saudi Arabia, said he questioned...
  • FDNY Chaplain Resigns After 9/11 Remarks

    09/30/2005 9:45:29 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 66 replies · 2,013+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 9/30/05 | Michael Weissenstein - ap
    NEW YORK - The fire department's new Muslim chaplain abruptly resigned Friday after saying in a published interview that a broader conspiracy, not 19 al-Qaida hijackers, may have been responsible for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. "It became clear to him that he would have difficulty functioning as an FDNY chaplain," Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta told reporters an hour before Imam Intikab Habib was to be officially sworn in. "There has been no prior indication that he held those views." Habib told Newsday in an interview published Friday that he was skeptical of the official version of the attack on...
  • Prison Cell To Terror Cell

    08/24/2005 5:24:26 PM PDT · by CAWats · 3 replies · 485+ views
    INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY ^ | Wednesday, August 24, 2005 | CAWats
    Prison Cell To Terror Cell National Security: Muslim chaplains employed by U.S. prisons are converting inmates by the cell block, swelling their ranks beyond 250,000. Yet officials are doing next to nothing to defuse this potential powder keg.
  • France Seeks Muslim Chaplain for Prisons (Muslims make up between 50-70% of prisoners)

    06/26/2005 8:46:02 AM PDT · by veronica · 18 replies · 584+ views
    Islam Online ^ | May 4, 2005 | Hadi Yahmid
    The Muslim preacher will be assigned with easing measures for the Muslim prisoners in French jails to practice their religious rituals. PARIS, May 4, 2005 ( – The French Justice Ministry is seeking the help of representatives of the French Muslim minority to appoint a Muslim chaplain-general to cater for the religious needs of Muslims prisoners doing time in French jails. Hassan Al-Alawi Al-Talibi was nominated by the French ministry to work as a chaplain for overseeing the religious teachings for the Muslim prisoners after receiving the approval from the French Council for Muslim Religion (CFCM) Tuesday, May 3. The...
  • A slick Islamist heads to jail--One down, many more to go

    08/03/2004 5:28:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies · 893+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 8-2-04 | Daniel Pipes
    In 2002, the spokesman for FBI director Robert Mueller memorably described the American Muslim Council (AMC) as the "the most mainstream Muslim group in the United States." A year later, the Catholic bishops called the AMC "the premier, mainstream Muslim group in Washington." Its founder and long-time chief, Abdurahman Alamoudi, was a Washington fixture. He had many meetings with both Clintons in the White House and once joined George W. Bush at a prayer service. He arranged a Ramadan fast-breaking dinner for congressional leaders. He six times lectured abroad for the State Department and founded an organization to provide Muslim...
  • Muslim Chaplain Who Was "Cleared" of Espionage Charges Resigns, Citing Treatment by Military

    08/02/2004 2:03:52 PM PDT · by xzins · 26 replies · 1,330+ views
    AP ^ | 2 Aug 04 | AP
    FORT LEWIS, Wash. (AP) - A Muslim chaplain cleared of espionage charges after being imprisoned for 76 days resigned from the Army on Monday, saying officials never apologized or allowed him to retrieve his belongings from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Capt. James Yee, 35, ministered to prisoners at Guantanamo Bay naval station, where the military is holding suspected Muslim terrorists. He was taken into custody after the military initially linked him to a possible espionage ring at the Guantanamo Bay naval station in Cuba. "Those unfounded allegations - which were leaked to the media - irreparably injured my personal and professional...
  • CIA report reveals U.S. knew Saudi-backed charities tied to terrorism in 1996

    07/31/2004 4:43:16 PM PDT · by Sabertooth · 51 replies · 1,458+ views
    The candidate Bush meets with Muslim leaders in Austin, Texas. Abdurahman Alamoudi (right of Bush) heads the sister organization of terror connected IIRO. A CIA report from 1996, obtained by investigators for the lawyer suing a number of Islamic charities on behalf of victims of the 9/11 attacks, reveals that the U.S. government knew that over one-third of the Islamic charities operating throughout the world were aiding known terrorist groups. Many of the charities detailed in the report are Saudi-sponsored and official Saudi government charities are implicated in supporting terrorism. These charities include the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO)...

    07/31/2004 5:31:06 AM PDT · by SJackson · 136 replies · 4,878+ views ^ | 7-30-04 | Michelle Malkin
    WHAT SAY YOU NOW, GROVER NORQUIST? By Michelle Malkin   ·   July 30, 2004 08:46 AM The Washington Post reports that Abdurahman Alamoudi, once embraced as a "mainstream" and "moderate" Muslim activist who courted both the Clinton and Bush administrations, will plead guilty today to accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from Libya in violation of U.S. law and attempting to hide it from the government: Abdurahman Alamoudi has agreed to admit guilt to three counts, including one related to the mysterious movement of $340,000 he allegedly received in a London hotel room from a charity funded by the Libyan government,...