Skip to comments.Whistleblower: Feds Shut Down Terror Investigation That Could Have Prevented San Bernardino Attack
Posted on 12/10/2015 10:24:07 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
A former Department of Homeland Security agent says that an investigation he was conducting into a fundamentalist Islamic group operating in the U.S. may have helped stop San Bernardino jihadi Syed Farook had the government not shut down his probe.
During an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly on Thursday, Philip Haney said that in 2012 as an agent with U.S. Customs and Border Protection's National Targeting Center, he opened an investigation into a Sunni Islamic group called, Tablighi Jamaat, a subset of the fundamentalist Deobandi movement.
But Haney said that just a year into the investigation it was shut down State Department and the Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
The reason the investigation was quashed? Because the federal government did not want to profile Islamic groups, Haney told Kelly.
In the process of shutting down Haney's inquiry, the feds also deleted his files, which included information on an organization with ties to Farook's mosque, San Bernardino's Deobandi movement-affiliated Dar-al-Uloom al-Islamia.
And Farook's wife and accomplice, Tashfeen Malik, went to school at Pakistan's al-Huda, which also has ties to the Deobandi movement.
As the global intelligence group Stratfor has reported,...
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
"The FBI has taken heat for failing to immediately classify the San Bernardino shootings as terrorism, but a new report shows that FBI reluctance could have been due to external pressure from the White House.
A source told Jack Murphy of SOFREP that the FBI instantly believed the shooting, which left 14 dead, to be a clear act of terrorism. The White House, however, didn't feel the same way and quickly moved in to squash the terror classification.
This source added that as soon as the shooting took place, Obama convened a meeting with the National Security Council and the heads of other federal enforcement agencies to discuss a public relations strategy."...........
RUSH:..This morning in Washington at the Heritage Foundation, Ted Cruz reacting to Loretta Lynch. Loretta Lynch said something this week that is far more dangerous than anything Donald Trump's even thinking. Loretta Lynch said she was gonna prosecute anybody criticizing Muslims and Islam. She went on national TV surrounded by a bunch of lackeys and supporters and warning everybody, you better be careful what you say, because we're listening, and if you dare criticize Islam or Muslims, we're coming for you, and we are going to prosecute you. You want to talk about the Constitution, anybody? What did the Drive-Bys do? Cheered. Majority of Americans say, screw you! Here's Ted Cruz on this.
CRUZ: Loretta Lynch told a gathering the day after the San Bernardino attack that her department would move to prosecute anyone whose, quote, "anti-Muslim rhetoric," quote, "edged towards violence." The day after a terror attack, 14 innocent lives snuffed away. As has been the case all too often in the Obama administration, we may be facing once again the weaponization of one of our own government agencies, deployed not to protect Americans, but to force them to submit to the Obama administration's code of what is and is not acceptable speech."....
As the House Armed Services Committee released a lengthy report on President Obama's swap of five Taliban detainees for Bowe Bergdahl, one former Guantanamo detainee took a bow this week as a new spokesman for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The House report covers the transfer of Taliban communications chief Mohammad Nabi Omari, deputy minister of intelligence Abdul Haq Wasiq, interior minister Khairulla Said Wali Khairkhwa, deputy minister of defense Mohammad Fazl, and senior military commander Mullah Norullah Noori in May 2014 to Qatar.
Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) noted that since that moment, the committee has been conducting an investigation into the actions of then-Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and senior Pentagon officials.
"Our report finds that the administration clearly broke the law in not notifying Congress of the transfer," Thornberry said. "Leading up to the transfer, DOD officials misled Congress as to the status of negotiations. Pentagon officials best positioned to assess the national security risks were left out of the process, which increases the chances of dangerous consequences from the transfer.".......
.............."Transferring five senior Taliban leaders from GTMO offered the prospect of making other transfers appear to be less threatening or contentious. If these five left GTMO, it could ease the case for the departure of others presumed to be less risky... Some of the Taliban Five have engaged in threatening activities since being transferred to Qatar. Regrettably, this outcome is a consequence of a poorly managed process undertaken contrary to a law specifically intended to minimize the risk posed by detainee transfers."
As if on cue, this week AQAP released a video titled "Guardians of Sharia" featuring Ibrahim Qosi, who cut a plea deal with the tribunal in 2010 and was released to Sudan in July 2012.
Two years later, Qosi had joined AQAP and is now one of the leaders of the al-Qaeda branch in Yemen. In the video, a first-time appearance since his release from Gitmo, he stressed the importance of âindividual jihad" against the United States............
Cruz is “upping his game” as they say. And pretty well.
but to force them to submit to the Obama administration’s code of what is and is not acceptable speech.”....>>>>
keyword submit. it’s islam sharia law here being enacted by our attorney general!
This would be a HUGE scandal if a Republican were in the W.H.
How frigging wonderful. Let’s just add this on the pile of things that would get a Republican removed from office but not a Marxist.
Their exceptional access garnered a dubious response.
Onlookers were left scratching their heads when reporters stampeded the home of San Bernardino shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik on Friday - grabbing personal items in a frenzy to get them on the air.
Apparently, the landlord let members of the media inside the house, providing unprecedented access so quickly after a killing spree.
Authorities have identified Farook and his wife, 27-year-old Malik, as the gunmen who opened fire during a holiday party for county employees at Inland Regional Center, a facility for persons with disabilities about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The rampage left 14 dead and 21 injured.
Viewers watching live-stream footage from within the home - provided by CNN, MSNBC and other outlets - expressed disbelief that the news media would be given free rein over an active crime scene.
The awkward house tours showed broadcasters rummaging through the Farook family's photos, books, driver's licenses, shredded documents and other personal items.
The Twitterverse was sent into a tizzy.....
The surreal moment occurred the same day U.S. officials confirmed that Malik had pledged allegiance to the ISIS terrorist organization in a Facebook post.....
Shut down by the enemy islamist in Chief himself.
“...And Farook’s wife and accomplice, Tashfeen Malik, went to school at Pakistan’s al-Huda, which also has ties to the Deobandi movement...”
“....At face value, TJ is a peaceful, egalitarian and devotional movement that stresses individual faith and overall spiritual development. In a sense, TJ is a widespread training system that urges average Muslims to examine their own lives and become involved in calling their fellow Muslims back to orthodox Islam. Because of TJ’s tactics, some Islamist groups refer to its members as “Muslim Jehovah’s Witnesses” and accuse them of abandoning politics and jihad. Upon joining the movement, Tablighi recruits are given the option of attending the Tablighi center in the Pakistani city of Raiwind, near Lahore, Pakistan, for four months of additional religious training to equip them to preach the Tablighi message.
It is important to understand that TJ is a loosely controlled mass movement rather than a centralized group, as some would maintain. Although TJ operates mosques, it has no fixed membership and Tablighis are free to leave the movement. The mosques are used to support the efforts of the independent jamaat (groups of 10 preachers) that undertake preaching missions. The type of work performed and the duration of that work are left solely to the discretion and conscience of the individual jamaat. Some jamaat choose to serve a short period of time while others preach for months or even years. Although TJ is Deobandi, it allows any Sunni Muslim to join in its missionary work as long as that person accepts the group’s austere creed. .....”
Post #9 Continued:
....”In the United States, the FBI believes some 50,000 people are associated with TJ missions, while Tablighi mosques currently operate in several U.S. states, including California, Texas and New York. The Al-Falah Mosque in the Corona area of Queens, N.Y., apparently is the group’s North American headquarters....” [Jan 23, 2008 article]
these are the kinds of things that don’t go away during an election year.
It couldn’t get much clearer that this is an act of treason by 0bama. Investigations into anything Islamic are shut down and files deleted. Terrorists enter the country unchallenged. Terrorists kill 14 and injure 21 more.
“This source added that as soon as the shooting took place, Obama convened a meeting with the National Security Council and the heads of other federal enforcement agencies to discuss a public relations strategy.”
We know what his priorities are, not that there is any doubt.
Christians are the enemy. Thats why leftists celebrated jailing Kim Davis but want to embrace islamists.
How this was allowed to happen is incomprehensible.
Beside thews Muslim Obama Advisors - two more are on the Homeland Security Advisory Board - as was the terrorist murderer at Ft Hood - Maj. Hassan (sp?)
Then, of course, the person who directs Obama’s moves - “Val” is Muslim - as is Brennan - a convert - etc etc -
There has been a coup - and none dare say it.
Wonder not at what’s happening -
".... "He believes the bad guys are the American people," Cruz said. "This has been a consistent problem in the Obama administration ... they can't distinguish from good guys and bad guys."
"What you see is, the president over and over again acts as an apologist for radical Islamic terrorists."......
[quote from linked, video interview] ....."Obama said, 'Christians and Jews kill people too.'......
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