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  • 100 Maj. Hasans Inside Military?

    07/03/2012 5:33:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 3, 2012 | Editor
    Fifth Column: The FBI is investigating more than 100 Muslim soldiers and military contractors with the potential to carry out Fort Hood-style attacks. The administration has kept a lid on the growing threat. It's covering up the truth about an alarmingly widespread Islamist penetration of the military. The dangerous fifth column was discovered more than two years after Army Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, killing 13 and wounding 29. The administration whitewashed the jihadist massacre as a run-of-the-mill case of "workplace violence." Now it's trying to postpone Hasan's trial until after the election...
  • Army to allow hijabs, turbans in Junior ROTC

    12/22/2011 2:32:40 PM PST · by mandaladon · 35 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 22 Dec 2011 | Caroline May
    The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has announced that the Department of Defense will now allow Muslim and Sikh students participating in Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) to wear headscarves and turbans while in uniform. The decision, announced Thursday, followed an October incident in which Muslim teen Demin Zawity quit JROTC when her commanding officer at a Brentwood, Tenn. high school would not allow her to wear her hijab in the homecoming parade. CAIR later wrote to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta requesting “constitutionally-protected religious accommodations for the girl and for future Muslim JROTC participants.” In a letter to...
  • Muslim soldier opposed to war faces porn charge

    06/15/2011 7:00:19 PM PDT · by SmithL · 32 replies
    AP via KnoxNews ^ | 6/15/11 | Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press
    NASHVILLE — A Muslim soldier from Fort Campbell has been approved as a conscientious objector to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but that status is on hold now that he’s been charged with possession of child pornography. Pfc. Naser Abdo, a 21-year-old infantry soldier, applied for the status last year after he decided Islamic standards would prohibit his service in the U.S. Army in any war. The Deputy Assistant Secretary, Army Review Boards Agency, recommended he be separated from the Army as a conscientious objector. But the discharge is delayed until the criminal charge is resolved.
  • Elena Kagan’s ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ Sharia Policy

    07/08/2010 6:25:37 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | Andrew c. McCarthy
    I wonder if Elena Kagan knows about Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani. Ms. Ashtiani is about to be stoned. That’s where they bury you up to your chest and hurl rocks at you until you die. The rocks can’t be too big. You see, this is real torture, religion-of-peace torture. It’s the kind that happens every day but that Democrats prefer not to talk about. With stoning (or “lapidation” as the press gently call it on those rare occasions when it is mentioned at all), the ordeal must not end too quickly. Otherwise, it might not make the right impression, as it...
  • Christian churches fed 'Islam lite'

    02/07/2010 7:41:22 PM PST · by Man50D · 22 replies · 1,088+ views ^ | February 07, 2010 | Michael Carl
    An expert on the advance of radical Islam in the United States says the Muslim Brotherhood is effectively employing a strategy of presenting "Islam lite" to organizations, including Christian churches. Dorothy Cutter, coordinator for the Hartford, Conn., chapter of Aglow Islamic Awareness, part of a national chain of Christian fellowships that study how Islamic law motivates Muslims to participate in jihad, said she heard of a United Church of Christ congregation where an Islamic speaker was a guest. She contacted the church to see if she would be allowed to present some of the harsher truths about Islam. "The pastor...
  • Fort Hood Jihad Shooter Handed Out Korans the Morning of His Attack

    11/06/2009 8:22:21 AM PST · by kellynla · 34 replies · 1,476+ views ^ | 11/6/2009 | staff
    He handed out Korans? But didn't what he read in the Book of Peace make him think that he shouldn't go through with the massacre? Or maybe he read that Paradise was guaranteed to those who "kill and are killed" for Allah (9:111), and took that seriously. Note also that he affected Islamic clothing -- as did another "moderate," Maher Hawash, before the latter embarked upon his jihad. "Police raid shooting suspect's Killeen apartment," by Victor O'Brien for the Killeen Daily Herald, November 6 (thanks to Ernest): Bell County SWAT teams barricaded and evacuated a downtown Killeen apartment complex where...
  • Fort Hood jihad shooter was disciplined for Islamic proselytizing

    11/05/2009 9:08:23 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 51 replies · 2,090+ views ^ | Nov. 5, 2009 | Robert Spencer
    CAIR has been working overtime (they're quoted in this article also), and the "Muslims fear backlash" victimhood machine is in high gear. No one, of course, is questioning whether there might be any connection between this man's devoutly held Islam and the massacre today. After all, how could there be any such connection? Islam is a Religion of Peace™! "Massacre Leaves 12 Dead At Fort Hood," by Kevin Whitelaw for NPR, November 5 (thanks to Axel): [...] The motive behind the shootings was not immediately clear, officials said.... Nothing can be made clear to those who do not wish to...
  • I Told You So: The Muslim Doctor Terrorists Are No Surprise; Revealing Muslim Doctors’ Oath

    11/05/2009 5:48:44 PM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies · 1,752+ views ^ | July 3, 2007 | Debbie Schlussel
    It’s the doctors, stupid! I’m not sure why everyone is so shocked that all eight suspects in the attempted British terrorist attacks of last week are Medical Doctors (and that ALL eight suspects are tied to the British national healthcare system, the NHS). Readers of this site aren’t surprised by the doctor terrorists. As you’ll recall, in my mid-May column, “When Your Doctor is a Muslim: Medical Terrorism Comes to America,” I wrote about many of the doctors who’ve been top-ranking terrorists and involved in terrorist plots. Also, of note, I’ve complained about the special visas available for foreign alien...
  • AP sources: Authorities had concerns about suspect (Fort Hood shooter)

    11/05/2009 5:36:56 PM PST · by avg_freeper · 153 replies · 6,058+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 5 08:15 PM US/Eastern | LARA JAKES
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal law enforcement officials say the suspected Fort Hood, Texas, shooter had come to their attention at least six months ago because of Internet postings that discussed suicide bombings and other threats. The officials say the postings appeared to have been made by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who was killed during the shooting incident that left least 11 others dead and 31 wounded. The officials say they are still trying to confirm that he was the author. They say an official investigation was not opened.
  • Jihad's 5th Column

    11/06/2009 5:04:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 700+ views ^ | November 6, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    War On Terror: The Fort Hood terrorist is being portrayed as an "anomaly," an "aberration," a "lone wolf." Sadly, he's just one of many examples of jihadist traitors in the ranks of the military. Together they form a dangerous Fifth Column, and the Pentagon — thanks to institutionalized political correctness — is doing next to nothing to root them out . Instead, brass are actively recruiting Muslim soldiers — whose ranks have swelled to more than 15,000 — and catering to their faith by erecting mosques even at Marine headquarters in Quantico, Va. More, they're hiring Muslim chaplains endorsed by...
  • Army: Suspect said `Allahu Akbar!' before shooting

    11/06/2009 5:09:33 AM PST · by CHEE · 121 replies · 4,111+ views
    FORT HOOD, Texas – The base commander at Fort Hood says soldiers who witnessed a shooting rampage that left 13 people dead reported that the gunman shouted "Allahu Akbar!" before opening fire at the Texas post. Lt. Gen. Robert Cone told NBC's "Today" show on Friday that suspected shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, made the comment, which is Arabic for "God is great!" before the rampage Thursday that also left 30 people wounded.
  • 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
  • Rescue crews rushing to Fort Hood

    11/05/2009 12:16:40 PM PST · by TexasBeth · 224 replies · 11,938+ views
    KXXV News 25 ^ | Patrick Tolbert
    FORT HOOD - All available EMS units in and arround Killeen are being dispatched to Fort Hood. The Nolanville Fire Department tells News Channel 25 that they've been asked to bring all available EMS and Rescue personnel. Check back with; we'll have the latest details as they become available.
  • The Legitimization of Hamas: FBI Starts Official Outreach

    06/25/2009 11:14:44 AM PDT · by Amerisrael · 1 replies · 264+ views
    Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch reports this info from a well placed source : "Today, FBI Executive Assistant Director Tom Harrington is meeting at FBIHQ with Imam Majid of the ADAMS Center in Sterling,VA. Imam Majid is also the Vice-President of the Islamic Society of North America - a known Muslim Brotherhood entity and un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation Trial in Dallas in which all defendants were found guilty of leading the Hamas front group. This was the largest terrorism financing trial in the history of the United States." This comes on the heels of reports that former...
  • US Appoints Envoy To Muslim World

    06/26/2009 7:37:57 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 20 replies · 945+ views
    BBC News ^ | June 26, 2009
    US appoints envoy to Muslim world Mrs Clinton said Ms Pandith brought 'years of experience' to the role The US State Department has appointed its first Special Representative to Muslim Communities. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Farah Pandith would play a leading role in US efforts to "engage Muslims around the world". She said Ms Pandith, who was born in Indian-administered Kashmir, would bring years of experience to the role. The appointment is part of President Barack Obama's attempts to improve relations with the Muslim world. Mrs Clinton said Ms Pandith "sees her personal experience as an illustration of...
  • Obama Appoints Devout Muslim to Homeland Security Post

    06/07/2009 7:50:52 PM PDT · by Islaminaction · 71 replies · 3,926+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | June 7Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    Our Islamic loving President Obama has appointed Arif Alikhan a devout Sunni Muslim to assistant secretary for the Office of Policy Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Alikhan was instrumental in taking down the LA Police Department's plan to monitor it's Muslim community.
  • Federal prosecutor seeks reports of mosque spying

    05/01/2009 5:51:49 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 1,696+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 30, 2009
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - The top federal prosecutor in Detroit is encouraging Muslims to report allegations the FBI hired informants to infiltrate mosques and spy on leaders and worshippers. U.S. Attorney Terrence Berg told Arab- and Muslim-American community leaders during a round-table discussion today that he hasn't been told of such allegations. But he said his office takes allegations of domestic spying "extremely seriously."
  • US:Muslim Ex-Navy man gets 10 Years for Terrorism

    04/03/2009 4:13:49 PM PDT · by Islaminaction · 13 replies · 417+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | April 3rd., 2009 | Christopher Logan
    An American convert to Islam has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for siding with his Muslim brothers over his own Navy men. Personally I am against Muslims being allowed into our armed forces, because of reasons like this.
  • The Gitmo Guard Who Converted to Islam

    03/26/2009 2:57:42 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 70 replies · 2,170+ views
    Newsweek ^ | March 21, 2009 | Dan Ephron
    Army specialist Terry Holdbrooks had been a guard at Guantánamo for about six months the night he had his life-altering conversation with detainee 590, a Moroccan also known as "the General." This was early 2004, about halfway through Holdbrooks's stint at Guantánamo with the 463rd Military Police Company. Until then, he'd spent most of his day shifts just doing his duty. He'd escort prisoners to interrogations or walk up and down the cellblock making sure they weren't passing notes. But the midnight shifts were slow. "The only thing you really had to do was mop the center floor," he says....
  • CIA Station Chief in Algeria Accused of Rapes (He Was Convert To Islam! There is videotape!)

    01/28/2009 11:50:10 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 30 replies · 1,780+ views
    The CIA's station chief at its sensitive post in Algeria is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for allegedly raping at least two Muslim women who claim he laced their drinks with a knock-out drug, U.S. law enforcement sources tell ABC News. Officials say the 41-year old CIA officer, a convert to Islam, was ordered home by the U.S. Ambassador, David Pearce, in October after the women came forward with their rape allegations in September. The discovery of more than a dozen videotapes showing the CIA officer engaged in sex acts with other women has led the Justice Department...
  • Strange Doings at the Army War College (PC run amok and may kill us in the end!)

    01/15/2009 12:19:00 PM PST · by matginzac · 18 replies · 949+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 15 January 2009 | Ethel C. Fenig
    This report from Pajamas Media titled "Strategic Collapse at the Army War College" is just plain frightening. A faculty member publicly defends Hamas while students are not allowed to read texts on militant Islam. (snip) Two recent blog posts by Washington Post military correspondent Tom Ricks related to policies and publications by the U.S. Army War College give evidence to this strategic collapse in the War on Terror. Two weeks ago, Ricks reported on a new publication by Army War College research professor Sherifa Zuhur on Hamas and Israel that informs readers that Hamas has been misunderstood due to the...
  • Muslim chaplain probe demanded

    04/26/2008 6:52:24 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 6 replies · 123+ views
    world net daily ^ | April 24, 2008
    Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., says the Pentagon has failed to vet properly the Muslim chaplains ministering to U.S forces since it first set up its Muslim chaplain corps 15 years ago. The military chaplains were approved by a convicted terrorism supporter who at the time headed the American Muslim Council. Abdurahman Alamoudi is now serving a 23-year prison sentence on federal terrorism charges. The U.S. Department of Treasury in 2005 announced in a statement that "Alamoudi had a close relationship with al-Qaida and had raised money for al-Qaida in the United States." According to Myrick, the chaplains he sponsored have...
  • FBI Boosts Training in Islamic 'Sensitivity'

    03/06/2008 10:29:11 PM PST · by RTO · 48 replies · 295+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 03/06/2008 | WND
    The FBI believes its agents still aren't sensitive enough to Muslims and their culture, so the bureau has extended by "a few weeks" its Islamic cultural "enrichment" training program, WND has learned. During a recent outreach event at a Washington-area mosque, FBI officials also reassured a large turnout of concerned Muslims that the bureau is not profiling Arabs and Muslims for terrorism, and has made investigating alleged "hate crimes" against them and other minorities "the second-highest priority in the criminal division of the FBI." Among the officials who attended the Feb. 8 "town hall meeting" at the large ADAMS Center...
  • The Coughlin Affair By Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.

    02/25/2008 11:47:10 AM PST · by K-oneTexas · 5 replies · 256+ views ^ | February 25, 2008 | Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
    The Coughlin Affair By Frank J. Gaffney, Jr. Monday, February 25, 2008 Imagine trying to fight a war without a clue as to what motivates your enemy or governs his strategy for your destruction. Actually, you don’t have to work too hard to get your head around such an insane idea; it is the current practice of the United States government. This is not, of course, the way it is supposed to be. According, for example, to the Pentagon’s own guidelines as reflected in the Army’s Field Manual 34-130 dealing with Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB), one of the...
  • US-Islamic forum in Gulf backs Obama

    02/18/2008 10:05:32 AM PST · by bshomoic · 12 replies · 505+ views
    US-Islamic forum in Gulf backs Obama 9 minutes ago DOHA, Feb 18, 2008 (AFP) — Delegates at a US-Islamic forum voiced support on Monday for US presidential hopeful Barack Obama, although some warned against expecting any radical policy change irrespective of who captures the White House. Obama, who is vying to become the first black president of the United States, won overwhelming support in a mock election by more than 200 American and Muslim delegates at the US-Islamic World Forum in the Qatari capital. His Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and Republican candidates won only a handful of votes. Around 280...
  • Embattled Muslim aide to leave Pentagon job (FLASH!!! More on Major Coughlin Story)

    02/11/2008 8:31:48 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 105 replies · 447+ views
    The Investigative Project on Terrorism. ^ | 11 February 2008 | The Investigative Project on Terrorism.
    Embattled Muslim aide to leave Pentagon job Hesham Islam's 'resume didn't add up,' official says WorldNetDaily February 11, 2008In a stunning turn of events, a high-level Muslim military aide blamed for costing an intelligence contractor his job will step down from his own Pentagon post, WND has learned. Meanwhile, his rival, Maj. Stephen Coughlin, a leading authority on Islamic war doctrine, may stay in the Pentagon, moving from the office of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the office of the secretary of defense. However, sources say a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey is trying to block...
  • Front-gate--most strategically ominous case of official misconduct since China-gate.

    01/22/2008 5:22:14 AM PST · by SJackson · 1 replies · 94+ views
    The Washington Times | Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 22, 2008 | Frank J. Gaffney Jr.
    , It is now well-established in Washington that any scandal, no matter how seemingly innocuous, soon is given the suffix "-gate," establishing a lineal connection to the mother of all scandals, Watergate. Well, let me be the first to suggest that a recent scandal in the Pentagon be known hereafter as "Front-gate" in recognition of the central role played in the drama by the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), an organization designated by the Justice Department as a front for the Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan). With the House and Senate both back in business this week, Front-gate should be subjected...
  • U.S. sponsors Islamic convention

    08/27/2007 5:34:38 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies · 710+ views
    Washington Times ^ | August 27, 2007 | Audrey Hudson
    The Justice Department is co-sponsoring a convention held by the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) — an unindicted co-conspirator in an ongoing federal terrorist funding case — a move that is raising concerns among the Justice's rank and file. Justice lawyers have objected to the affiliation with ISNA, fearing it will undermine the case against the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development in Dallas. "There is outrage among lawyers that the Department of Justice is funding a group named as a co-conspirator in a terrorist financing case," said a Justice lawyer who spoke to The Washington Times on...
  • U.S. agents accused of aiding Islamist scheme (TREASON ALERT)

    08/15/2007 10:03:03 AM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 117 replies · 6,807+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 8-15-07 | Sara Carter
    A criminal investigations report says several U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees are accused of aiding Islamic extremists with identification fraud and of exploiting the visa system for personal gain. The confidential 2006 USCIS report said that despite the severity of the potential security breaches, most are not investigated "due to lack of resources" in the agency's internal affairs department.
  • Top Pentagon Officers Face Discipline for Endorsing Christianity

    08/27/2007 6:19:54 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 15 replies · 697+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Aug. 26 2007 | Ethan Cole
    Seven high-ranking officers, including four generals, could face discipline for what the Pentagon considers their promotion of Christianity. The Pentagon inspector general found the seven officers to be engaged in misconduct when they appeared in a promotional fundraiser video for the evangelical group Christian Embassy three years ago, according to OneNewsNow. Christian Embassy was founded by the late Dr. Bill Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ and ministers to diplomats, government leaders and military officers. The ministry holds prayer meetings each Wednesday morning at the Pentagon. The officers were said to be in uniform at the Pentagon when they expressed...
  • Keith Ellison: This vote is only one more step toward peace (Ellison defends his vote)

    03/26/2007 4:18:16 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 31 replies · 707+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 3/27/07 | Keith Ellison
    The people of Fifth District sent me to Washington to end the war in Iraq and bring the troops home. On Friday, I voted to end the U.S. occupation of Iraq by voting to prohibit the building of permanent U.S. bases and setting timetables for the withdrawal of our troops. I voted to oppose the president's policy of war without end. Residents of the Fifth District made the war the most important issue in the November election. For the first time since the war began in 2003, the war has an end date and Congress is confronting the president. This...
  • Former U.S. sailor leaked secrets about Canadian frigate, say court documents

    03/10/2007 2:30:25 PM PST · by Clive · 52 replies · 1,020+ views
    Canadian Press via Sun Media ^ | 2007-03-10 | Beth Gorham
    WASHINGTON (CP) - A former U.S. navy sailor facing espionage charges allegedly disclosed secrets about a Canadian frigate that was part of a large force headed to the Middle East in 2001, court documents say. Hassan Abugihaad, 31, also known as Paul Hall, is accused of leaking the location of ships and the best ways to attack them, including HMCS Winnipeg, a multi-role patrol frigate. He was charged Wednesday with supporting terrorism with the intent to kill U.S. citizens and transmitting classified information to unauthorized people. Abujihaad allegedly gave the data to London-based terrorists. During an appearance Wednesday in U.S....
  • Faith and politics

    02/08/2007 7:02:10 AM PST · by 3AngelaD · 3 replies · 244+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | February 7, 2007 | Joel Mowbray
    Less than two weeks after Sen. Barbara Boxer very publicly rebuffed the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the high-profile Muslim organization scored a surprising victory courtesy of a different leading California Democrat, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.... Faced with the same public record, Mrs. Pelosi weeks afterward decided to place a freshman congressman who was heavily backed by CAIR on the Judiciary Committee, which oversees all domestic counterterrorism legislation. ... it is nonetheless surprising that the Islamic group's role in raising more than $50,000 for Mr. Ellison did not dissuade Mrs. Pelosi... Mr. Ellison has chosen to align himself very closely...
  • Anti-profiling Agenda

    01/13/2007 8:03:42 AM PST · by 13Sisters76 · 21 replies · 464+ views
    Front Page ^ | Jan. 12, 2007 | Robert Spencer
    The Anti-Profiling Agenda By Robert Spencer | January 12, 2007 Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) has been named to the House Judiciary Committee. Ellison said in a statement: “I look forward to pursuing a progressive agenda in the committee, including the restoration of American citizen’s civil liberties that have come under increasing attack over the past six years.” The American citizens Ellison, the nation’s first Muslim congressman, has in mind are likely Muslims who charge that they have been subjected to unjust scrutiny and inconvenience in the aftermath of 9/11. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shares this view: she has...
  • CAIR: Islamists Fooling the Establishment

    03/12/2006 5:18:01 PM PST · by strategofr · 34 replies · 1,291+ views
    MEF News ^ | SPRING 2006 | Daniel Pipes and Sharon Chadha
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), headquartered in Washington, is perhaps the best-known and most controversial Muslim organization in North America. CAIR presents itself as an advocate for Muslims' civil rights and the spokesman for American Muslims. "We are similar to a Muslim NAACP," says its communications director, Ibrahim Hooper.[1] Its official mission—"to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding"[2]—suggests nothing problematic. Starting with a single office in 1994, CAIR now claims thirty-one affiliates, including a branch in Canada, with more steadily being added. In addition...
  • CAIR, ACLU Sue Gov't over Border Scrutiny

    12/09/2005 8:42:29 PM PST · by jb6 · 32 replies · 695+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | April 24, 2005
    "Border searches spur legal action by Muslims" from the IndyStar with thanks to Nicolei: American Muslim and civil liberties groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that Muslims who attend religious conferences outside the United States are subject to increased and unfair scrutiny upon their return to the country. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, was brought by five American citizens who are Muslim. In January, they were detained, interrogated, photographed and fingerprinted when returning to the United States from an annual conference, called "Reviving the Islamic Spirit," in Toronto....
  • Jihadis in the Hood: Race, Urban Islam and the War on Terror

    10/27/2002 10:06:08 AM PST · by toenail · 41 replies · 7,430+ views
    Middle East Report 224 ^ | Fall 2002 | Hisham Aidi
      Arabs, Muslims and Race in America(Middle East Report 224, Fall 2002)Back to 224 Table of ContentsJihadis in the Hood Race, Urban Islam and the War on TerrorHisham AidiHisham Aidi, research fellow at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute, works on the university’s Islam in New York Project, sponsored by the Ford Foundation. A longer version of this article will appear in Hisham Aidi and Yusuf Nuruddin, eds., Islam and Urban Youth Culture. New York street. (Edward Grazda/powerHouse Books) In his classic novel Mumbo Jumbo, Ishmael Reed satirizes white America's age-old anxiety about the "infectiousness" of black culture with "Jus...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Conquest of Europe

    03/09/2005 6:58:35 AM PST · by Traianus · 9 replies · 1,078+ views
    Middle East Forum ^ | 03.09.2005 | Lorenzo Vidino
    The Muslim Brotherhood's Conquest of Europe by Lorenzo Vidino Middle East Quarterly Winter 2005 Since its founding in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood (Hizb al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun) has profoundly influenced the political life of the Middle East. Its motto is telling: "Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. The Qur'an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope."[1] While the Brotherhood's radical ideas have shaped the beliefs of generations of Islamists, over the past two decades, it has lost some of its power and appeal in the Middle East, crushed by...
  • The Military's Moslem Problem: Pentagon Sacrifices Lives to Accommodate Political Correctness

    03/27/2003 6:49:40 AM PST · by mrustow · 117 replies · 1,537+ views
    Toogood Reports ^ | 27 March 2003 | Nicholas Stix
    Toogood Reports [Thursday, March 27, 2003; 12:01 a.m. EST]URL: The U.S. military has a Moslem problem within the ranks, and its attempts to ignore the problem, have only worsened it. Imagine a black Moslem Army engineer with the rank of sergeant trying to murder other U.S. soldiers by throwing a hand grenade into a tent, and nothing happening to him. Now, imagine a second black Moslem Army engineer with the rank of sergeant doing the same thing, 12 years later. Impossible, right? Must be a fluke. Only it's possible, and it's no fluke. On Sunday, Asan Akbar aka Hasan...
  • CAIR-FL Trains FBI Agents on Islam and Muslims [JAX]

    12/01/2004 12:22:02 PM PST · by OXENinFLA · 34 replies · 2,304+ views
    U.S. Newswire ^ | 12-01-04 | U.S. Newswire
    MIAMI, Dec. 1 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) today held a diversity training workshop on Islam and the American Muslim community at the FBI's Jacksonville Division All Employee Conference. More than 150 law enforcement agents, including FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force supervisory personnel, attended the workshop that examined basic Islamic beliefs and concepts, common stereotypes of Islam and Muslims and ways in which to improve interactions with the Muslim community. Agents were able to ask questions throughout the two-hour CAIR-FL presentation. "This type of positive interaction between law enforcement officials and...

    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,...

    07/30/2004 10:21:38 AM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 115 replies · 4,109+ views
    WENN ^ | 7/30/04
    The Marine reservist who told Michael Moore in 'Fahrenheit 911' that he would not fight in Iraq and accompanied Moore as the filmmaker attempted to persuade members of Congress to have their kids to join up to fight is being investigated by the United States Marine Corps, USA Today reported.According to the newspaper, the Corps are conducting a preliminary inquiry into Lance Cpl. Abdul Henderson's appearance in the film.A spokesman for the US Marines, Patrick Kerr, commented: 'He made it very clear he would not follow orders. We're trying to determine what, if anything, he said or did is wrong.'Asked...
  • The company Powell keeps

    06/21/2004 1:01:59 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 9 replies · 217+ views
    Center for Security Policy ^ | 2004-06-21 | Frank J. Gaffney Jr.
    (Washington, D.C.): Last Thursday, Secretary of State Colin Powell engaged in the Bush Administration’s latest outreach to members of the Arab-American and Muslim-American communities. Unfortunately, as with virtually every one of the Administration’s previous efforts of this kind, those embraced by Mr. Powell are part of the problem - not the solution - in the war of ideas that is at the heart of the war on terror. According to a press release issued last week by one of the four organizations asked to participate, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Secretary of State used the meeting to "discuss...
  • Look who's teaching Johnny about Islam

    05/03/2004 3:40:25 AM PDT · by joesnuffy · 14 replies · 529+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | May 3, 2004 | Paul Sperry
    By Paul Sperry © 2004 WASHINGTON -- A top textbook consultant shaping classroom education on Islam in American public schools recently worked for a school funded and controlled by the Saudi government, which propagates a rigidly anti-Western strain of Islam, a WorldNetDaily investigation reveals. The consultant, Susan L. Douglass, has also praised Pakistan's madrassa schools as "proud symbols of learning," even after the U.S. government blamed them for fueling the rise of the Taliban and al-Qaida. Douglass, routinely described as a "scholar" or "historian," has edited manuscripts of world history textbooks used by middle and high school students across...
  • Islamist 5th-Column Trojan Horses (Those Muslim kids – they blow up so fast!)

    04/03/2004 9:38:49 PM PST · by quidnunc · 11 replies · 327+ views
    United Press International ^ | April 2, 2004 | Arnaud de Borchgrave
    The general commanding four loyalist columns moving on Madrid during Spain's civil war (1936-1939) referred to his militant supporters within the capital as his "fifth column." Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union maintained fifth columns in the United States. These were groups of secret sympathizers, sleeper cells, or supporters of an enemy who engage in espionage or sabotage, or simply disinform about the attacker's intentions. But as soon anyone suggests the presence of an Islamist equivalent in Western democracies, watch out. Militant Muslim "moderates" go into their well-rehearsed tonitruant mode. Islamophobia and McCarthyism are among the milder epithets. Following the...
  • Saudi America

    02/20/2004 2:03:17 AM PST · by kattracks · 20 replies · 294+ views ^ | 2/20/04 | Joel Mowbray
    To those who worry about the extremism that Saudi influence can foster here in the United States, the joint Muslim community at Washington State University and the University of Idaho—just nine miles apart—might provide a classic case study. It also happened to be the home of detained National Guardsman Ryan Anderson, aka Amir Talhah, when he converted to Islam five years ago.Anderson, who was nabbed while allegedly trying to pass secret information on to al Qaeda through an Internet chat room, graduated from Washington State University in 2002.  Though the strength of his ties to the local Muslim community is...
  • National Guardsman’s Islamic conversion

    02/16/2004 4:24:26 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 11 replies · 156+ views ^ | February 16, 2004 | Joel Mowbray
    When asked if recently “detained” National Guard soldier Ryan Anderson—who allegedly tried to pass on sensitive information to al Qaeda—was a Muslim, the unit spokesman, Lt. Col. Stephen Barger replied, “Religious preferences are an individual right and responsibility, and I really can’t get into it.” On one level, of course, Barger is right. Sadly, however, Anderson’s religion may be the only prism through which his alleged behavior can be understood. Various media reports have pegged Anderson as a convert to Islam. Why is this significant? Because if he had converted to Buddhism or Hindu, for example, he almost certainly would...
  • ANGRY LETTER: Arrested soldier blasted U.S. view of Muslims

    02/13/2004 11:03:16 PM PST · by kattracks · 113 replies · 657+ views
    Union Leader ^ | 2/14/04 | ELIZABETH M. GILLESPIE , AP
    EVERETT, Wash. — A National Guardsman suspected of trying to share military information with al-Qaida is a Muslim convert who complained bitterly in a letter to a newspaper about “bigotry, hatred and mindless rage” in the United States. Spc. Ryan G. Anderson, 26, was arrested Thursday and was being held at Fort Lewis. The tank crew member from the Guard’s 81st Armor Brigade was taken into custody just days before he was to leave for duty in Iraq. Long before his arrest, he had made some of his beliefs known in strongly worded letters to the editor. “In my...
  • ANOTHER TROUBLING ARREST (Islamic Fifth Column)

    09/30/2003 3:56:43 PM PDT · by Alouette · 11 replies · 175+ views
    New York Post ^ | Sept. 30, 2003
    <p>With the weekend arrest of Abdul Rahman al-Amoudi, has it not become time to wonder about the presence of a radical Islamic fifth column in America?</p> <p>The arrest comes shortly after two American soldiers were picked up for allegedly aiding Islamist jihadis at the Guantanamo Bay naval base.</p>

    09/29/2003 1:23:46 AM PDT · by kattracks · 12 replies · 686+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/29/03 | Daniel Pipes
    <p>September 29, 2003 -- THE news last week that two Muslim military personnel, James Yee and Ahmad al-Halabi, had been arrested on suspicion of aiding Al-Qaeda prisoners at Guantnamo Bay (with another three Muslim servicemen under watch) seemed to prompt much surprise. It should not have.</p>