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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Jihad Watch Digest

Jihad Watch Digest
Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Arkansas jihadist had over 150 rounds of ammunition

Preparing for a large-scale jihad. Arkansas Jihad Killer Update: "Suspect in Solider Attack Was Once Detained in Yemen," by James Dao and David Johnston for the New York Times, June 3 (thanks to all who sent this in): A 23-year-old...

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U.S. invites Muslim Brotherhood to Obama speech

The Muslim Brotherhood is an international Islamic organization dedicated to the imposition of Sharia, by violent or peaceful means, throughout the world. It was founded in Egypt in 1928 as a reaction to the abolition of the caliphate by the...

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Unindicted co-conspirators in jihad terror funding case offer Obama advice

And he will probably be glad to oblige. "CAIR to Obama: Address talk radio 'denigration': Claims critics create Islamophobia, degrade Muslim religion," by Aaron Klein for WorldNetDaily, June 3 (thanks to Doc Washburn): JERUSALEM – President Obama should act against...

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Arkansas jihadist had maps to Jewish organizations, a Baptist church, a child care center, a post office and military recruiting centers

Planning a larger jihad. Arkansas Jihad Update: "Source: More Targets Found on Arkansas Shooting Suspect's Computer," from FoxNews, June 3 (thanks to Anne Crockett): A senior U.S. official tells FOX News that more targets were found on the computer of...

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Did Obama get the idea the America was one of the world's largest Muslim countries from Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison?

Obama said yesterday, according to the official White House transcript (thanks to Hillel Stavis): Now, the flip side is I think that the United States and the West generally, we have to educate ourselves more effectively on Islam. And one...

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Torture: Some Gitmo detainees to get laptops

No, I am not making this up. "Some Guantánamo detainees to get laptops," by Carol Rosenberg for the Miami Herald, May 31 (thanks to Drewbenstein): GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- These captives already get to order fast-food takeout from...

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Islamic states threaten UN spokesman for defending free speech

Free Speech Death Watch Update: "Islamic states clash with UN expert on free speech," from Deutsche Presse Agentur, June 3 (thanks to Twostellas): Geneva - Islamic states have fired back at a United Nations- appointed special expert on freedom of...

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Obama struck by Saudi king's "wisdom and graciousness"

The President "thought it was very important to come to the place where Islam began and to seek His Majesty's counsel." So spoke the leader of the Free World. "Obama tries out his Arabic," from USA Today, June 3 (thanks...

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Obama now celebrates his Muslim roots, rather than covering them up

It's looking as if I was wrong In 2007, the Washington Post blamed me for starting the "Obama is a Muslim" rumors -- ironically, since I had said just the opposite in a video (from which the above picture...

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"The common illusion that—despite the ostentatious religiosity of Osama bin Laden and jihadists in general—what the West faces is a threat of 'terrorism' that has no significant religious component"

Here is my brief review of Faith, Reason, and the War against Jihadism: A Call to Action by George Weigel, in the Spring 2009 issue of Middle East Quarterly: Weigel, a senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center...

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Obama flip-flops, now opposes release of Uighur jihadists into U.S. civilian population

Public pressure sometimes works. An update on this story. "Obama Administration Opposes Release of Chinese Muslim Detainees in U.S.," from AP, May 30 (thanks to all who sent this in): The Obama administration, picking up the argument of its predecessor,...

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Muslims want Obama to throw Israel to the wolves

All smiles They say they have already made enough concessions to Israel. What were those, again? "As Obama Begins Trip, Arabs Want Israeli Gesture," by Jeff Zeleny and Michael Slackman for the New York Times, June 3 (thanks to...

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Christian-beheads-Muslim drama backed by BBC

Not all that surprising, since, as this report indicates, the BBC is also in the habit of apologizing to Muslims, is dominated by political correctness, would burn a Bible on screen, but never a Koran, and insists that Islam must...

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"Christianists" equated with "Islamists" in wake of murder of abortionist

Christian and pro-life groups unanimously condemned the murder of abortionist George Tiller, but that hasn't stopped many in the mainstream media (and some on the fringes of it, e.g. Keith Olbermann) from equating "Christianists" with "Islamists." In 2007 I wrote...

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Bronx synagogue jihadists face more charges

"Relatives have said the defendants were struggling men who had worked at places such as Wal-Mart, a landscaping company and a warehouse." One thing's for sure: They were engaged in a "struggle" (also known in Arabic as jihad). More on...

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Raymond Ibrahim vs. Hamid Dabashi: Part 6

Part 6 of the YouTube version of "Islam and the West: Clash of Civilizations?" (Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5)...

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Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb beheads British hostage

They gave two reasons: One was Britain's failure to release Abu Qatada. The other was the standard pursuit of "revenge" against "the Crusader and Jewish coalition." "Al Qaeda Beheads British Hostage in Mali," from the Times, June 3: A British...

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"These screw-ups happen": U.S. "accidentally" releases secret list of nuclear sites

Â"These screw-ups happen. ItÂ's going further than I would have gone but doesnÂ't look like a serious breach,Â" said John M. Deutch, a former director of central intelligence and deputy secretary of defense. However, the released information "can provide thieves...

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Arkansas shooting part of larger jihad plot to attack military targets

"Source: More Targets Found on Arkansas Shooting Suspect's Computer," from FoxNews, June 3 (thanks to Undaunted): A senior U.S. official tells FOX News that more targets were found on the computer of a man charged in the fatal shooting at...

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Poll: Americans overwhelmingly opposed to closing Gitmo

On the heels of another poll revealing that Americans hold an unfavorable view of the Muslim world comes this: "Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Opposed to Closing Gitmo," from Fox News, June 2:Americans are strongly opposed to shutting the doors of the...

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