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  • Napolitano’s New Adviser Supports Al Qaeda Hero

    10/28/2010 11:56:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Judicial Watcxh ^ | October 27, 2010
    In the Obama Administration’s latest move to bond with Muslims, a strong supporter of a radical Islamist theologian and a renowned jihadist ideologue has been sworn in as a special adviser to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano proudly announced this month that she swore in three new members of her new Advisory Council, a panel comprised of local government officials, academics and private citizens who make recommendations and advise her on a variety of issues relating to national security.Among its new members is Mohamed Elibiary, a backer of the Ayatollah Khomeini and a...
  • Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America

    02/22/2008 4:55:38 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 30 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...
  • A portrait of Muslim Brotherhood's supreme authority

    03/01/2011 11:49:43 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 8 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 03/02/2011 | THE MEIR AMIT INTELLIGENCE AND TERRORISM INFORM
    Sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi, who preached in Tahrir Square 10 days ago, loathes Israel, justifies suicide bombings against its civilians. 1. Sheikh Dr. Yusuf Abdallah al-Qaradawi is a central figure affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood. He was expelled from Egypt and found refuge in Qatar, operating from there throughout the Muslim world. 2. Many consider him the supreme religious and ideological authority for the Muslim Brotherhood, although he is not officially its leader. (In the past, he refused to accept the title of the Muslim Brotherhood’s General Guide). He is influential in Egypt and considered one of the most important Sunni...
  • 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: www.west-midlands.police.uk/latest-news/press-release.asp?id=2915 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...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Long-Standing War On The West (US Politicians)

    02/02/2011 10:18:40 PM PST · by bronxville · 148 replies
    US Politicians Duped By The Brotherhood In the United States, one individual maintained a pretense of "moderation" which would later embarrass the left and the right. According to the testimony of Dr. Michael Waller to the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Abdurahman Alamoudi was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. A man born in Eritrea in 1951, he arrived in the US in 1979 and became a naturalized US citizen on May 23, 1996. From 1985 onwards he became involved in many Muslim groups. In 1990 he founded the Washington DC-based American Muslim Council (AMC), which Waller states "has...
  • Islam's Nowhere Men

    05/11/2010 5:02:08 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 360+ views
    WSJ ^ | MAY 10, 2010 | Fouad Ajami
    'A Muslim has no nationality except his belief," the intellectual godfather of the Islamists, Egyptian Sayyid Qutb, wrote decades ago. Qutb's "children" are everywhere now; they carry the nationalities of foreign lands and plot against them. The Pakistani born Faisal Shahzad is a devotee of Sayyid Qutb's doctrine, and Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter, was another. Qutb was executed by the secular dictatorship of Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1966. But his thoughts and legacy endure. Globalization, the shaking up of continents, the ease of travel, and the doors for immigration flung wide open by Western liberal societies...
  • Out With Brother Yousef, in with Abdullah as-Sayf Jones

    12/15/2009 2:41:17 AM PST · by Cindy · 5 replies · 483+ views
    JARRET BRACHMAN - blog ^ | December 14, 2009 | Jarret Brachman
    Note: Videos included at link. “Out With Brother Yousef, in with Abdullah as-Sayf Jones”
  • Feds: Sudbury man planned terror attacks on malls

    10/21/2009 1:58:09 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 51 replies · 2,831+ views
    My Fox Boston ^ | 10/21/09 | Mike Levine
    BOSTON - A pharmacy college graduate conspired with two other men on a terror plot to kill two prominent U.S. politicians and carry out a holy war by attacking shoppers in U.S. malls and American troops in Iraq, prosecutors said Wednesday. But their plans — in which the men used code words like "peanut butter and jelly" for fighting in Somalia and "culinary school" for terrorist camps — were thwarted in part when they could not find training and were unable to buy automatic weapons, authorities said. Tarek Mehanna worked with the men from 2001 to May 2008 on the...
  • CAIR caught selling Jihadist & anti-Judeo-Christian books to public (video)

    04/18/2009 11:08:21 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 24 replies · 941+ views
    youtube.com ^ | April 17, 2009
    The Council on American Islamic Relations CAIR is caught red handed selling Sayyid Qutb (the father of Jihad) books and anti-Judeo-Christian material which state that those who wrote the Bible should "burn in hell for blasphemy."
  • Menino's mosque

    11/19/2008 7:48:54 PM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 1,039+ views
    THE PHOENIX.com ^ | November 19, 2008 | DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
    The bizarre story behind the construction of Boston's most controversial building
  • The Sayyid Qutb Reader

    09/11/2008 7:06:38 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 8 replies · 990+ views
    Routledge Publishing ^ | Aug., 2008 | Albert Bergesen, ed.
    The Sayyid Qutb Reader Selected Writings on Politics, Religion, and Society Edited by Albert J. Bergesen Routledge, 2008 0415954258 (paperback; $34.95) 041595424X (hardback; $135.00) Preface It has been said that perhaps no writer has occupied so central a place within the universe of political Islam in the second half of the twentieth century as Egypt's Sayyid Qutb, and if one wants to understand the mind of radical Muslims, one needs to know what they read, or have read, and they read Sayyid Qutb. In general, his work has been divided into three periods. The earliest (1920-1947) centers on more literary...
  • Jihad: The Men and Ideas Behind Al Qaeda (Koran Cho Seung-Hui could he be a recruit?)

    04/17/2007 11:25:48 AM PDT · by restornu · 56 replies · 4,726+ views
    PBS/Drudge ^ | April 15, 2007
    Killer's Note: 'You Caused Me to Do This' What this Koran Cho Seung-Hui said, sounds like he could have been recruited to do the the Jihadist bidding? There was a documentry on a PBS station Sunday on "Osama Ben Layden" and what was in the suicide note sounds simular as mention in the PBS Doc. It was reported OBL read a book by Sayyid Qutb "Qutb was extremely critical of many things in the United States: its racism, materialism, individual freedom, economic system, poor haircuts,[7] triviality, restrictions on divorce, enthusiasm for sports, "animal-like" mixing of the sexes (which went on...
  • The World Since 9/11, in Detail and Sorrow

    04/16/2007 4:34:49 PM PDT · by Valin · 8 replies · 2,433+ views
    Islamdaily.net ^ | 44/16/07 | Alessandra Stanley
    Apparently, a church dance in Greeley, Colo., led to 9/11. In 1948 Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian writer who became the father of the radical Islamist movement, was sent to the United States to temper his contempt for the West. What he saw over two years — postwar consumerism, suburban lawns, men and women dancing “breast to breast” — only further inflamed his conviction that the West was the enemy of Islam and doomed. Mr. Qutb went on to work up a pseudospiritual justification of Islamic terrorism that inspired and emboldened many, including Osama bin Laden and his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahri....
  • Hard-liners won battle for Bridgeview mosque

    02/08/2004 5:24:46 AM PST · by sarcasm · 9 replies · 607+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 8, 2004 | Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Kim Barker, Laurie Cohen, Stephen Franklin and Sam Roe
    Sheik Jamal Said stood before the packed mosque and worked the crowd like an auctioneer. Speaking Arabic, the prayer leader asked for a donation of $10,000. No one responded. He asked for $5,000, and three men raised their hands. < SNIP> The recipient of the worshipers' generosity was Sami Al-Arian, a Palestinian activist accused by the U.S. government of aiding terrorists. And the prayer leader's passionate appeal is a reflection of the ascendancy of Muslim hard-liners at the mosque, one of the most outspoken and embattled in the U.S. The mosque did not become this way without a struggle. Relying...
  • 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...
  • The Long Bloody History of Islamic Terrorism - (Must read! history doesn't lie! It's us or them!)

    07/16/2005 12:44:44 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 26 replies · 11,047+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | JULY 16, 2005 | BARBARA J. STOCK
    The Sunday morning pundits preach that the terrorist attacks around the world continue because American troops remain in Iraq. These so-called “experts” claim that Iraq is a training ground for attacks in Europe and America. Have these armchair-terror-experts forgotten the 50-year Islamic training ground called Israel? These “experts” also seem to believe that this split between so-called “moderate” Muslims and the Islamic terrorists is something new. These “experts” have missed the mark by about 1300 hundred years. The present Islamic terrorists are a result of the split within Islam between Muslims who wish to live in the 21st century, secular...
  • Mark Steyn: The church dance that snowballed

    09/21/2006 7:11:39 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 49 replies · 3,171+ views
    Macleans ^ | 09/21/06 | Mark Steyn
    A masterful new work on al-Qaeda and 9/11 explains how a loser cult has metastasized On the fifth anniversary of 9/11, U.S. and Afghan troops in "eastern Afghanistan" -- a vague delineated land that doesn't necessarily stop at the Pakistani border -- captured a man called Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Who? Well, he was the head of Hezb-i-Islami -- or, latterly, one faction of it. And for a while he was prime minister of Afghanistan, and an opponent of the Taliban, and then an ally of the Taliban. And in recent years he's been Iran's Mister Big in the Hindu Kush. He's...
  • Greeley's al-Qaeda connections make headlines around the world

    08/19/2006 5:49:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 2,747+ views
    Greeley Tribune ^ | 8/19/06 | Mike Peters
    Many people believe you couldn't have found a more conservative, religious and docile town in America than Greeley in 1949. There were many churches, and no bars or liquor stores allowed in town. But a six-month stay here in Greeley by an Egyptian student in 1949 made him so angry that he wrote books to express his anti-American diatribe. His name was Sayyid Qutb (SIGH-yid KUH tahb) and he became one of the founders of Islamic terrorism. Television specials, literary magazines, stories in major newspapers, thousands of blogs and now a new book have noted Greeley's influence on the man...
  • Militant Islam invades school curriculum

    02/24/2006 9:55:16 AM PST · by Calpernia · 9 replies · 1,450+ views
    The Australian ^ | February 25, 2006 | Bernard Lane
    A RADICAL Muslim thinker who inspired al-Qa'ida is being served up as subject matter for high school students in NSW. Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian militant hanged in 1966 but still a powerful influence on violent Islamists, and the Pakistani fundamentalist Sayyid Maududi are the only two modern Muslim thinkers on a revised syllabus for studies of religion. Experts this week condemned the prominence of political Islam in the new syllabus, and especially the inclusion of Qutb. "I am surprised and dismayed that the NSW religion syllabus narrows modern Islamic thinkers to its totalitarians," said Daniel Pipes, whose US-based Middle East...
  • Death of a Terror Lobby--Why is the hate-group that laid the foundation for CAIR gone?

    02/03/2006 7:18:32 AM PST · by SJackson · 21 replies · 2,401+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | February 3, 2006 | Joe Kaufman
    On Wednesday, January 18, I received an e-mail from someone identifying himself as “Ahmed.” He wrote to me that he was a “Muslim activist” and that he wanted me to come on his radio show to discuss my work, or, in his words, “to give [my] side of the story.” In doing a simple web search on his e-mail address, it turned out that this individual was none other than the Director of Communications for the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Ahmed Rehab. While I didn’t know his motives in contacting me, I had recalled when...
  • The New Bolsheviks: Understanding Al Qaeda

    11/17/2005 1:25:30 PM PST · by Buzwardo · 14 replies · 782+ views
    American Enterprise Institute ^ | 11/16/05 | Frederick W. Kagan
    Victory in war, and particularly in counterinsurgency wars, requires knowing one’s enemy. This simple truth, first stated by Sun Tsu more than two millennia ago, is no less important in the war on terrorism today. It has become almost common wisdom, however, that America today faces an enemy of a new kind, using unprecedented techniques and pursuing incomprehensible goals. But this enemy is not novel. Once the peculiar rhetoric is stripped away, the enemy America faces is a familiar one indeed. The revolutionary vision that undergirds al Qaeda’s ideology, the strategy it is pursuing, and the strategic debates occurring within...
  • How a bad U.S. visit influenced ‘Osama’s brain’

    10/07/2005 3:15:11 PM PDT · by echoBoomer · 59 replies · 2,358+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 11:36 a.m. ET Oct. 7, 2005 | Daniel Strieff
    Four years after President Bush launched a war to oust Osama bin Laden from his hideout in Afghanistan, many are mystified how a polite son of a millionaire construction magnate in Saudi Arabia could turn into the world’s most wanted terrorist. According to many experts, a clue may lie in the life and works of Sayyid Qutb, an Islamic ideologue who was radicalized after an overwhelmingly negative experience in the United States and later imprisoned and executed by Gamal Abdel Nasser’s regime in Egypt in 1966...Qutb’s journey to radicalism started in 1948 when the Egyptian government sent the young school...
  • How Egypt Molded Modern Radical Islam

    02/16/2005 7:39:22 AM PST · by Valin · 16 replies · 936+ views
    The basic ideology of political Islam - which was adopted later by all radical groups - finds its origin within Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. During the 1940s the Muslim Brotherhood turned into a powerful extra-political force, leading a campaign of violence and assassinations that eventually brought about the Free Officers revolution in 1952, thus ending the sole liberal experience in Egypt's history. Later it also turned against Nasser and tried to kill him in 1954 but failed. Nasser declared the organization illegal and arrested 60,000 people, condemning its leaders to death. President Sadat released the members of the Muslim Brotherhood in...
  • 9-11 Commission Recognizes Modern Source of Islamist Ideology (Sayyid Qutb)

    07/23/2004 11:05:19 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 25 replies · 852+ views
    9-11 Commission ^ | 7/22/2004 | 9-11 Commission
    From Chapter 2: The Foundation of the New Terrorism Bin Ladin also relies heavily on the Egyptian writer Sayyid Qutb. A member of the Muslim Brotherhood11 executed in 1966 on charges of attempting to overthrow the government, Qutb mixed Islamic scholarship with a very superficial acquaintance with Western history and thought. Sent by the Egyptian government to study in the United States in the late 1940s, Qutb returned with an enormous loathing of Western society and history. He dismissed Western achievements as entirely material, arguing that Western society possesses “nothing that will satisfy its own conscience and justify its existence.”12...
  • The Philosopher of Islamic Terror

    04/03/2003 7:59:55 AM PST · by jdege · 10 replies · 191+ views
    New York Times Magazine ^ | March 23, 2003 | PAUL BERMAN
    March 23, 2003 The Philosopher of Islamic Terror By PAUL BERMAN I. 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,...
  • “Islamic Revivalist” (A "Follow-up" To NYT Article "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror")

    03/26/2003 7:52:51 AM PST · by Pyro7480 · 30 replies · 2,889+ views
    n/a | unpublished (written in Spring 2002) | Pyro7480
    “Islamic Revivalist” Sayyid Qutb and His Influence on Modern Islamic Fundamentalism Introduction In the mid-20th century, Islamic fundamentalism emerged as a major movement in the Middle East. It had its ideological roots in the works of nineteenth century Islamic modernist thinkers such as Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, Muhammed Abduh, and Rashid Rida, who laid the philosophical framework for modern Islamic fundamentalist movements. These thinkers agreed that Islam was in decline, and called for change to reinvigorate their religion, and cope with the influence of the European powers that had begun to colonize traditionally Muslim lands during the first half of the...