Archive for July, 2006

Might this be the Start of World War III?

Iran, Syria Send Terrorist Groups to Attack Israel; “Act of War” Declared by Israel

By Douglas J. Hagmann, Director
director@homelandsecurityus.com

13 July 2006: I cannot recall the last time one of our military contacts has painted a more dire picture of global conflict, even musing that it appears “World War III” has begun. Perhaps historians will look back at the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers, more specifically the initial kidnapping of Israeli Corporal Gilad Shalit, as an act similar to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand that sparked World War I. “Iran is behind most of the events in the Middle East, using its ally Syria and terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah to facilitate and fulfill its apocalyptic visions.”

The recent attacks against Israel and kidnappings of the latest Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah, an Islamic terrorist group backed by Iran and Syria, caused Israel to fight on a second “active front.” Not only is Israel fighting the Islamic terrorist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip in their search for Corporal Shalit, they were forced to open a second front in to fight Islamic terrorists in Lebanon as well. Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, known to be fiercely loyal to Tehran, stated that he would free the kidnapped Israeli soldiers and would also manage the release of Corporal Shalit who is being held in Gaza, but only through a “prisoner swap.”

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the Hezbollah raid and kidnappings not an act of terrorism, but an “act of war” by Lebanon and threatened “very, very, very painful” retaliation. Residents of northern Israeli were ordered to seek safety in underground bomb shelters as Hezbollah terrorists from southern Lebanon launched missiles across the border throughout the day. The Hezbollah missile attacks killed an Israeli woman and wounded at least five civilians in the town of Nahariya, located on the Mediterranean coast just south of the Lebanese border.

Also in response to the kidnappings, Israeli warplanes blasted Hezbollah controlled southern Lebanon for a second straight day, and struck the runways of Beirut‘s International airport, shutting down all air traffic in and out of the Lebanese capital. A statement issued by Israeli’s military verified the bombing of the Beirut International airport runways, stating that it (the airport) “is a central hub for the transfer of weapons and supplies to the Hezbollah terrorist organization.” Israel last struck the Beirut International Airport in 1982, and entered Hezbollah controlled southern Lebanon to create a buffer zone intended to prevent attacks on Israel. The most recent major Israeli air, ground and sea offensive against Lebanon occurred in 1996.

The Start: Hamas vs. Israel in Gaza

On June 25, 2006, Palestinian terrorists attacked an army post inside Israel from Gaza and kidnapped Corporal Gilad Shalit, demanding the release of 1,500 prisoners held by Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ruled out any negotiations for Shalit’s return, saying that would only encourage more kidnappings. In response to the invasion, Israel sent troops into Gaza to search for the kidnapped soldier and carried out a number of air strikes on known terrorist strongholds in an effort to force the Palestinians to free Shalit.

On Wednesday, Israel dropped a 500 pound bomb in an effort to assassinate top Hamas fugitives, although a Hamas spokesperson said its leaders escaped harm. Palestinian security officials said Mohammed Deif, leader of Hamas’ military wing and topping Israel’s most wanted list for more than a decade, was among the wounded, reportedly suffering injuries that will likely leave him paralyzed.

Khaled MESHAAL, the exiled leader of Hamas living in Damascus, Syria, commands the loyalty of Hamas troops, rather than Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah. It is evident that MESHAAL is setting the Palestinian negotiating conditions and commanding Hamas military operations from Damascus.

Salah Bardawil, a spokesman for Hamas in the Palestinian parliament, said the Palestinians in Gaza “welcomed” the attack in Lebanon, hoping that it would shift Israel’s focus away from them. “Militarily, by opening a new front against Israel, it would ease the pressure on us. Israel is using a huge force in Gaza now. It will have to use part of its military capacity in Lebanon.”

However, an Israeli military official said the army had no intention of moving any forces from the Gaza theater of operation. According to the military official, the Israeli forces already engaged on the northern border would handle the conflict with Lebanon and be backed by reinforcements if needed.

Iran & Syria vs. Israel by Proxy; Israeli hostage crisis linked to Iran’s nuclear standoff with the West

It should be quite transparent that the terrorist group Hezbollah acted on orders from Tehran to open a second front against Israel, partly to ease military pressure on Hamas in the Gaza Strip and partly to take attention away from Iran’s nuclear program. Incendiary remarks by Iranian President Ahmadinejad made last Friday warned that Israel’s return to Gaza would result in an “explosion” throughout the Islamic world that would target Israel and its allies in the West. By its facilitation of war-like actions in the Middle East, Tehran hopes to move the spotlight away from their nuclear program at the July 15th G-8 summit in St. Petersberg, Russia.

In consideration of that ominous warning by the Iranian leader, having Hezbollah open a second war front against Israel is also a logical move to ultimately engage U.S. and British forces in southern Iraq. According to Debka and substantiated by our own military contacts, Iran’s national security adviser and senior nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani traveled to Damascus aboard a special military plane on Wednesday. Also according to Debka, Larijani will remain in Damascus for the duration of the Israeli conflict, consistent with the recently implemented Iranian-Syrian mutual defense pact. His presence affirms Syrian’s solidarity with Iran, and links the Israeli hostage crisis to Iran’s nuclear standoff with the West. To accentuate Syria and Iran’s culpability, the White House released a statement holding Syria and Iran responsible for Hezbollah’s abduction of the Israeli soldiers and demanded their immediate and unconditional release.

Fatah to use Female Suicide Bombers Against Israel Forces

Meanwhile, spokesmen for numerous military and political Muslim groups also expressed their hope that the Arabs and Muslims would eventually join the fight against Israel. Officials from Fatah, the largest organization in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), praised the attacks against Israel and described them as “heroic,” urging Hezbollah not to release the soldiers unless Israel agrees to free all Palestinian prisoners. The Fatah terrorist organization Al-Aksa Martyrs’ Brigade just announced the establishment of a secret unit comprised of female suicide bombers from Judea, Samaria, Gaza and Jerusalem.Um-al-Abed, a woman who claimed to be speaking for the terrorist group, told reporters at a news conference in Gaza this week, “We have so far recruited 100 women for the new unit.”

Several masked women who said they were Fatah members were also present at the gathering. “We are expecting more female suicide bombers,” said Um-al-Abed, according to a report in The Jerusalem Post.

She said the women were planning to carry out attacks in response to Israeli military operations in Gaza. “The new unit is now preparing to launch attacks against Israel in retaliation for the Israeli aggression and crimes against our people in the Gaza Strip,” she said.

Since September of 2000, 7 women carried out homicide bombing attacks in Israel; four were members of Fatah, one was a member of Hamas and two were members of Islamic Jihad. The 7 female homicide bombers killed a total of 37 Israelis and injured more than 250 others.

In several places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the kidnapping of the two soldiers and to voice their support for Hezbollah.

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Islamic Terrorists Murder 200, Injure Hundreds more in “Significant Attack”

The Attack in Bombay, India: Timeline, Suspects & Analysis

By Douglas J. Hagmann, Director
director@homelandsecurityus.com

12 July 2006: India has hundreds of thousands of miles of railway track, and over 14,000 trains cross through the country every day. On Tuesday, 11 July 2006, eight bombs exploded in the first-class compartments of packed Bombay commuter trains Tuesday, killing nearly 200 people and wounding hundreds more in a well-coordinated terror attack perpetrated by Islamic terrorists. Bombay, also known as Mumbai, is the heart of India’s booming financial industry and the home of Bollywood, a city that presents itself to the world as being comparable to New York in terms of its social and economic importance.

INITIAL TIMELINE (Subject to alteration with additional investigation)

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The first bomb exploded in a train at Bandra station at 6:20 p.m. Following the initial blast, additional explosions followed down the line of the Western Railway at or near stations at Khar at 6:24 p.m., Jogeshwari at 6:25 p.m., Borivili at 6:26 p.m., Mira Roadat 6:29 p.m., Matunga and Mahim, both at 6:30 p.m. Various sources provided different times and added that two blasts took place at Borivili.

Wider Overview:

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The Suspects

Two al Qaeda related Islamic terrorist groups were immediately suspected: Lashkar-e-Toiba (a/k/a Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, Lashkar-e-Tayyaba or Lashkar-i-Toiba, LeT), and Jaish-e-Mohammad.

The LeT, (literally translated as “The Army of Pure” or “The Army of the Righteous”) was formed in 1990 and is based in Muridke, Pakistan and Muzaffarabad (Pakistan-administered Kashmir). The Islamic terrorist group is considered well trained and funded, and has been actively carrying out attacks on Indian armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

The LeT was designated as a foreign terrorist organization by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on December 26, 2001. Through its web sites, the LeT has defined their mission to destroy the Indian republic and establish an Islamic form of rule. They further state that the US, Israel and India are the main centers of “infidelity” and must be destroyed to promote spread of Islam. LeT has a great number of supporters inside India who have been recruited by Islamic mullahs. This group is also suspected of involvement in the December 13, 2001 attack on India’s Parliment in New Dehli. (See http://www.indianembassy.org/new/parliament_dec_13_01.htm).

Also of particular interest as the possible mastermind of yesterday’s blast is Dawood Ibrahim (also known as Dawood Ebrahim and Sheikh Dawood Hassan), who is a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under U.S. Executive Order 13224.

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According to the US Department, “Dawood Ibrahim” (pictured above), an Indian crime lord, has found common cause with Al Qaeda, sharing his smuggling routes with the terror syndicate and funding attacks by Islamic extremists aimed at destabilizing the Indian government. He is wanted in India for the 1993 Bombay Exchange bombings and is known to have financed the activities of LeT. He is the prime suspect in masterminding a series of bomb blasts that occurred in a single day in 1993 in Bombay that killed 260 people and injured over 1,000 more.

The Indian government accuses Pakistan for providing a safe haven for Ibrahim, alleging that he has close ties with Pakistan’s intelligence agency (the ISI). Dawood’s D-Company has reportedly played a critical role in providing weapons and funds to various Islamic terrorists in India. Pakistan, however, has repeatedly denied any accusations that it is providing asylum to Dawood.

Immediate Arrests

Following the blasts on Tuesday, one known terrorist was arrested in south Delhi and about 5 ½ pounds of RDX seized from his possession, according to Indian police.

Aijaz Hussain, a resident of the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, was arrested from the Lodhi road area after police received a tip-off about his movementa, stated Deputy Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar.

Links to Previous Plots, LeT

Police are looking at possible links between Tuesday’s well-coordinated blasts on commuter trains in Mumbai (Bombay) and the seizures of radio-controlled detonators in Mumbai in March, as well as a large amount of the explosive RDX at Aurangabad in May. On 9 May 2006, ATS agents seized about 65 pounds of RDX explosives and arms and arrested over 10 suspected LeT members at Aurangabad in the Marathwada region, located about 220 miles from Bombay. The seizure also included 10 AK-47 assault rifles and 2,000 cartridges.

Following the arrests of May 9, 2006, 7 more terrorists were arrested and 13 kg of RDX and six AK-47 rifles were seized from different locations in central and northern Maharashtra.

The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Mumbai Police busted two suspected cells of LeT following the seizures, but admitted they were unsure if additional cells existed. Police are now focusing on determining whether those arrested in connection with the two Islamic cells had any knowledge of yesterday’s terror attacks. The ATS had earlier claimed the arrests made by it had helped avert a major terrorist attack on Mumbai.

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MSC Releases Film Depicting The Two Kidnapped and Slain Soldiers

By Randy Taylor Independent Analyst
rtaylor@homelandsecurityus.com

11 July 2006: A film was released last evening by the Mujahideen Shura Council and posted on a prominent al Qaeda forum. The short 4:39 second film was one of the most hideous films I had ever seen released from Iraq. It only reinforces the fallacies and lies regarding Islam, the “religion” of Peace, Love and Tolerance.

The two kidnapped soldiers were Pfc. Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker of Madras, Oregon and Kristian Menchaca of Houston,Texas kidnapped and killed in Youssifiyah south of Baghdad, Iraq. We extend our deepest condolences to their families. Your sons died bravely.
The posting in Arabic with the film states that soldiers were killed out of revenge for the alleged rape and murder of an Iraqi girl in March. In a previous as Sahab video just released this last week, American al Qaeda Islamic convert Adam Gadahn, also known as Azzam al-Amriki made a similar statement.

The film doesn’t show their actual killing but instead shows their mutilated bodies, one soldier has his head laying next to his body, until the terrorist props the head onto the body. The second terrorist in the film is using his foot on the head of the other soldier as if to see if the head will break free from the body easily. There is substantial trauma to the bodies with large gashes cut into the chest area of the beheaded soldier.

The bodies in the film were apparently left on a bridge overlooking a river in the area. There are audio messages from both Osama Bin Laden and Abu Musab al Zarqawi contained in the film.

Note from the Director: In the past, we have posted films of Americans and others being beheaded at the hands of al Qaeda terrorists under the command of Abu Musab al Zarqawi. After thoughtful consideration and deliberation, the administration of the Northeast Intelligence Network made the decision to post such films for two primary purposes: first, to show the American people, especially those unfamiliar with Qu’ranic law, what the “mainstream media” refused to acknowledge or even accurately describe. The victims of those hideous murders were savagely beheaded while alive, suffering a cruel and tortuous death. The media, however, simply stated that they were “killed” or “executed” by “insurgents,” contributing to the fallacy that we are fighting a “normal” enemy and the executions were unrelated to the religious doctrine as outlined in the Qu’ran. Secondly, the films had some intelligence value as the murderers were shown, their overall tactics displayed, and the location(s) of the murders were visible and could possibly be identified, albeit after the fact.

In this instance, however, the film was so hideously outrageous, we could not find any legitimate reason for showing the footage. I reviewed the footage and attempted to find a single frame that would reflect the savage and evil nature of the murderers, but I could not even find one frame suitable for posting.

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Incredible Incident at Houston’s Hobby Airport

TSA, FBI, Houston Police & Airport Security allow a Middle Eastern male to board a Delta commercial passenger aircraft, despite possessing potential bomb components, wearing shoes intentionally hollowed-out, and lying to federal screeners.

By Douglas J. Hagmann, Director
director@homelandsecurityus.com

10 July 2006: TSA and other federal officials were less than helpful when I contacted them about an incident that took place at Houston’s Hobby Airport (HOU) on Monday, June 26, 2006. A Middle Eastern man who was carrying a laptop computer, a clock with a 9-volt battery taped to its exterior, and a copy of the Qu’ran in his carry-on luggage was permitted to board a commercial aircraft at Houston’s second largest airport, even after lying to federal authorities about the contents of his carry-on baggage. As if that was not sufficient cause for concern, a TSA screener examined the man’s shoes and determined that the “entire soles of both shoes were gutted out,” according to an incident report authored for law enforcement purposes. This took place at an airport where the TSA, FBI, a division of the Houston Police Department and airport security maintains a presence.

The man had a ticket for a Delta Airlines flight to Atlanta and was pulled aside by TSA officials due to the findings. They then notified the Houston Police Department at the airport who dispatched an officer to the area and questioned the potential passenger. The officer was informed of the situation, questioned the man, examined his identification, the hollowed-out shoes and the clock, and then cleared him for travel. When a TSA officer objected to the officer, stating that the shoes were tampered with and the man possessed all of the components of a bomb except the explosive itself, the officer retorted, “I thought y’all were trained in this stuff.” At that point the TSA screener contacted Delta officials, and again spoke to the responding officer who reported that he was “unable to check the passenger’s criminal background because of computer problems.”

The FBI was ultimately called and an agent and eventually cleared the man of any wrongdoing, adding that no federal laws were broken and the man did not pose any risk to the aircraft or its passengers. FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett in Atlanta said agents there investigated the passenger, adding, “It was looked at and deemed a non-event.”

According to a recent report by The Houston Chronicle, “the officer involved in the dispute, J.O. Reece, has been transferred to a desk job, ‘the same place they send officers who are relieved of duty,’ said Chad Hoffman, attorney for the Houston Police Officers Union.” Hoffman said Reece doesn’t understand why he was transferred “when it seems clear from the onset of the investigation that he didn’t have probable cause to detain anybody and that his actions were consistent with the law and HPD policy.”

Investigators from the Northeast Intelligence Network have been investigating the incident and have tentatively identified the passenger who indeed has an Arabic name, identified the security officers involved and confirmed the contents of the carry-on luggage through the law enforcement sensitive report. Although no one is “officially” talking, our investigation into the incident continues.

UPDATED 10 July 2006: Federal officials have yet to respond to our inquiries for further information pertaining to this incident…

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A Detailed Overview of the 2006 New York Tunnel Bombing Plot

By Douglas J. Hagmann, Director, Northeast Intelligence Network &
Judi McLeod, Founding Editor, Canada Free Press

The Targets Identified

10 July 2006: What began as a screaming headline in a New York newspaper has brought the war against terrorism to the forefront once again. Late last week, authorities initially identified the Holland Tunnel connecting New Jersey to lower Manhattan as the primary target, but gradually the number of targets grew as did the numbers of terrorists who were reportedly involved.

All of the terrorists identified as part of this plot to-date are multi-national and do not share any geographical boundaries, but rather participate in the common subculture and ideology of orthodox Islam. In this case, these foreign terrorists intended, as their primary mission, to blow up commuter train tunnels that run below the Hudson River, connecting lower Manhattan and New Jersey. The tunnels are part of the New York and New Jersey Port Authority commonly known as PATH, an acronym for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson.

The trains transport nearly a quarter-million passengers each workday, thus making them an enviable target for a terrorist attack. The latest plot might also have involved the historic Holland Tunnel, a named target in the “Islamic Underground,” as well as the Brooklyn Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge in California, and further planned to wreak havoc by using the destructive properties of wildfires in the west, destroying property and taxing our first responders.

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According to Assistant FBI Director Mark Mershon, head of the FBI’s New York field office, the plot involved at least eight-(8) conspirators based in other countries and was “the real deal.”

The Terrorist Plot Leader

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The “mastermind” of this plot was identified as 31-year-old Assem HAMMOUD, also known as Amir al-ANDALOUSY, a resident of Beirut, Lebanon and a Lebanese national. In custody since 27 April 2006 when arrested by members of Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, research confirmed that HAMMOUD attended Concordia University in Montreal, Canada for seven years beginning in 1995, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce in 2002. Research also confirmed that HAMMOUD was recruited as an al Qaeda operative during his early years in Montreal, which was even then known as a base of operations for Islamic terrorist organizations. (See al Qaeda goes to ground in Montreal –http://www.canadafreepress.com/2006/cover071006.htm -CanadaFreePress.com.

He went on to teach economics at the Lebanese International University in Beirut, Lebanon. Until his arrest in April, HAMMOUD reportedly maintained a relationship with a girlfriend who still lives in Montreal. While incarcerated and confronted with evidence against him, HAMMOUD confessed to orchestrating the planned attacks, which he said were to be executed in October or November of this year.

He admitted that he was planning to travel to al Qaeda terrorist training camps located in Pakistan, and further confessed that he had given detailed maps of the targets to several of his accomplices. During the investigation in Lebanon, authorities found maps and bombing plans outlined in surprising detail on the hard drive of HAMMOUD’s personal computer and on a number of CDs seized from his office at the Lebanese International University.

More detailed Investigation revealed that HAMMOUD had traveled to the United States about six years ago to visit “family or friends” living in California. Intelligence officials are privately admitting that he traveled to New York and New Jersey on several occasions to covertly inspect and perform surveillance of the intended targets in that area. The FBI, however, has openly denied that his trips to the U.S. “had anything to do with this plot.”

Refining his Tactics: Plot Leader followed al Qaeda “Instruction Manual”

For all practical purposes, Assem HAMMOUD was a perfect selection for jihad training. He is multi-lingual, and is fluent in Arabic, English, French and German After studying al Qaeda’s textbook on how to conduct covert operations in America, HAMMOUD knew not to grow a beard, wear Islamic clothing, or show any obvious indications of religious devotion or adherence to the orthodox doctrine of Islam. He was a recruit in the truest sense of the word - a soldier in a global jihad – preparing to fight in the name of Islam against the infidels. Assem HAMMOUD knew that he had to behave like a typical young, secular Lebanese male without ties to any terrorist group or ideology. He was actually an ideal recruit because he had no known ties or associations to extremists or other known terrorists, and he knew enough not to attract attention.

He had no criminal history and was living a normal life, seemingly beyond any suspicion. He was a textbook example of the perfect covert jihad warrior as described by al Qaeda training manuals such the [i][b]Camp al Battar[/i][/b] series, an instructional manual disseminated via the Internet that has provided a well rounded and broad education in paramilitary style training and tactics for those wishing to become terrorist operatives.

HAMMOUD’s intense hatred for the U.S. and Western countries was further fueled by the U.S. action against Iraq in 2003. It was at about that time, based on our research as well as information derived from open source documentation, that HAMMOUD became involved with terrorist Internet sites, forums and chat rooms. It was through the Internet that he became educated in the tactics of jihad and met others who shared his hatred for the United States. His Internet contacts provided teaching materials to him, gave him practical advice about how to train for jihad without outside detection.

That same valuable source also contributed to his downfall; his identification, the identification of others, and the exposure of the plot. The FBI, in conjunction with other agencies including Lebanon’s Internal Security, traced HAMMOUD and his associates across the Internet, and uncovered the plans to bomb the named targets. His Internet use and phone activity was actively monitored for several months before his April 27, 2006 arrest, and was found to possess a significant amount of terrorist literature and material sent to him by others of the same ideology. Through the Internet, HAMMOUD sent “detailed maps and instructions” about the U.S. targets to others, many which were intercepted by Lebanese investigators.

In chat rooms, forums and on web sites, he used the pseudonym “Amir Andalusi,” which translates to “Prince of Andalus” in Arabic and is a reference to the Muslim empire of Al-Andalus, now modern-day Spain. It is historically symbolic by its 15th-century downfall due to infighting among rival Muslim leaders and clans. The fall of Al-Andalus is widely considered the end of Islam’s golden age.

Response by HAMMOUD’s Family

In an all too familiar response by the alleged terrorist’s family members, they collectively and vociferously scoffed at reports of his alleged links with terrorists and the bombing plot.

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His mother, Nabila QOTOB, verified that her son attended university in Canada and had been regularly visiting his Canadian girlfriend in Montreal. His mother added that “his morale is high because he is confident he is innocent.” She tersely admonished the press, “Don’t make up accusations. My son is innocent. What al-Qaeda? He never left his father’s side. He loves life and fun.” HAMMOUD is believed to have two brothers, one living somewhere in Canada and another employed in the United Arab Emirates.

Other Co-Conspirators

Of the eight terrorists known to be involved, one of them has been identified as a Canadian, and three terrorists are in custody overseas, including HAMMOUD of Beirut. Authorities have tentatively identified the other five terrorists and are on the trail of those individuals. Two Lebanese al Qaeda terrorists HAMMOUD was in contact with have been identified as Hassan NABAAT and Hany SHANTI, the latter holding dual Lebanese and Jordanian citizenship. They were among 13 others arrested in Lebanon in December relating to other matters. The Canadian citizen has not yet been publicly identified by authorities due to the nature of the ongoing investigation, although it was learned that Canadian police detained and questioned a man from Montreal who was suspected of having an active role in the bombing plot. He was ultimately released because there wasn’t enough evidence to hold him.

Other terror suspects still at large include a Saudi, a Yemeni, a Jordanian, a Palestinian, and an Iranian Kurd.

The Method of Attack

Although the intelligence agencies have been deliberately silent on many of the details pertaining to the planned attacks, it is known that the terrorists planned to use vehicle borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) and specifically, homicide bombers and backpacks filled with explosives, including the favorite triacetone triperoxide or TATP, also known as the “Mother of Satan” due to its instability and unpredictability.

There were plans to use tanker trucks, box trucks, vans and other vehicles to deliver deadly explosive payloads at strategic locations. Some of the explosives were to be propositioned, while others used in the same fashion as the London bombings. In each case, however, the plans appeared to be well drafted and workable. In this case, however, the plot appears to have been stopped in time.

The question is: will we be able to stop the other plots currently being planned?

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31 Minutes of Justification for Murder and Terrorism

“Shehzad Tanweer was nothing short of a premeditated murderer of innocent people…, But be advised, there are plenty more out there just like him thinking that suicide combined with homicide is the way to paradise.”

By Randy Taylor, Senior Independent Contributing Analyst
rtaylor@homelandsecurityus.com

8 July 2006: As- Sahab Media released a 31 minute, eight second Islamic propaganda video on July 7, 2006 in celebration of the one-year anniversary of their attacks on the London subway system. The video featured al Qaeda’s second-in-command Ayman al Zawahiri as the primary narrator, the deceased London bomber Shehzad Tanweer, clips from old Osama Bin Laden speeches along with a segment from American al Qaeda Islamic convert Adam Gadahn, also known as Azzam al-Amriki.

Gadahn carried on about how everything they do is in response to our killing of innocent people in their countries, comparing their tactics to an “eye for an eye” approach. He faltered on a few points with disclaimers such as “I’m not saying we should…”, then tried to qualify his earlier remarks. The longer I watched Gadahn the more I am convinced that he either has asthma, plugged sinuses or the California smog problem did him in before he left for the Afghan-Pakistani region.

The London bomber portion of the speech was actually quite boring. Shehzad Tanweer was nothing short of a premeditated murderer of innocent people, and there is nothing honorable or glorious about him as this video tries to portray. His death solved nothing, proved nothing, and brought no honor or glory to his cause. But be advised, there are plenty more out there just like him thinking that suicide combined with homicide is the way to paradise.

At one point I did actually hear al Zawahiri state a truthful fact. He stated that we are facing “a sweeping jihad awakening in a united Mujahid Ummah.” This unfortunately is the truth. This is so painfully obvious with the inundation of Islam here in the US and worldwide, the constant barrage of garbage coming out in these videos deigned explicitly for western consumption, the Islamic terrorism around the world and in our own back yards and the threats of more violence to come. He went on to say that “Ignoring this shall lead you into pitfalls and disasters, just as nations before you perished and passed away because they shut their eyes to the facts and ground realities”. True, once again. We will perish if we shut our eyes and think that this disease called Islam will simply go away. I hope the left side of the political isle caught these words of wisdom. His speech segments were dotted with quotes from the Qur’an which only makes sense as the Qur’an is a tool of evil and a guidebook for these Islamic terrorists to justify their evil deeds.

They should just rename the Qur’an the al Qaeda Terrorist Handbook, original version.

Ayman al Zawahiri continued by saying that if all the Palestinians were Christians, Israel would not be trying to destroy them. True, but since I don’t see a huge revival and million man conversion and baptism happening anytime soon, I offer this advice instead: If Palestinians would get rid of Hamas and the Ezzedeen Martyr Brigades, among others, and quit attacking Israel, they would find life to be less hazardous and maybe even peaceful. Israel has complied with almost every suggestion made to them in order to establish peace in that region. Israel only responds with force when there is aggression against them.

But reality is, the Palestinians don’t want peace, they want domination over Israel. The Palestinians don’t want to coexist, they want submission from Israel. The Palestinians aren’t happy with Palestine, they want Jerusalem. These idiots will never be happy and will continue to be killed. They bring this on themselves with their actions. Someone needs to explain that to the old man in the film whining about the oppression of Palestinians from his bed. I have no sympathy for the Palestinian people and all attempts made to achieve peace with them are exercises in futility.

The plain irony in all the speeches from the Islamic leaders is the fact that they want us to go away, to leave their lands, to not attempt to change their ways. Let’s look at that closely. Without the exports of oil, they would starve. Most of the insurgents and terrorist films I watch coming out of Iraq feature insurgents wearing clothing and tennis shoes along with watches and cell phones made elsewhere. They drive cars and trucks that they certainly didn’t produce. They use computers and software produced outside their countries. Osama bin Laden’s fortune came from construction and development, not tent making. Even before we went into Afghanistan, the Taliban were driving pickup trucks which run on gasoline which is processed in refineries that we built for these idiots. Those Taliban trucks don’t run on crude oil fresh from the dirt. Islam, the “religion” of irony and lies, is proven once again to be a lie through the words of Dr. Islam himself, Ayman al-Zawhiri.

Lately I’ve been perusing the liberal message boards, the Utopian seekers forums, the left wing “retreat and run” types and they still think that if we pull out of Iraq and Afghanistan that al Qaeda, Islam and the bad guys will go away. They couldn’t be more wrong. We made that mistake once when we pulled out of Afghanistan after the Russians were defeated, and look what happened. The Taliban and al Qaeda started an accelerated growth pattern and recruitment program, set up terror training camps and ultimately came to America to kill Americans during the decade of the 1990’s and again on September 11, 2001. These fanatics cannot be left alone, unattended. They must be found, rooted out and either killed or imprisoned with the former being the better of the two choices.

People must understand this one simple truth: Islam is intent on either converting the world to their ideology or destroying it. Either way ends in destruction, with the conversion aspect only being a delay before death and destruction. You see the news, you watch the films. They want to die and kill as many others as possible doing so. Islam preaches jihad, murder and suicide as the path to Allah. Islam is a sick, twisted, perverted following of people that are intent on murder and destruction of anything good in this world.

Islam directly defiles and is at war with all other religions and the people that worship these religions. There will be no coexistence by Islam with anything non-Islam. This is a battle between good and evil, nothing more and nothing less. Do not be deceived by this cult of death. To seek the elimination of all others who do not adhere to your ideology is nothing short of Nazism, and Ayman al Zawahiri is the modern day Islamic version of Adolph Hitler.

Be safe. Stay vigilant.

07.08.06

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Terrorist Plot Revealed; Target: Holland Tunnel

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7 July 2006: Intelligence officials confirmed that a plot to bomb the Holland Tunnel is under “active investigation” and at least one Islamic terrorist plotter is in custody in Beirut. The plan involved detonating a large amount of explosives inside the tunnel, causing the river to flood the tunnel and the streets of lower Manhattan, targeting the financial district of New York.

According to intelligence officials speaking on condition of anonymity to the Northeast Intelligence Network, about a dozen Islamic terrorists are involved in the plot, some who reside in New York and northern New Jersey. Others are known to be from Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Iran. The terrorists were promised financial and tactical aid from Jordanian associates of top terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi before he was killed in Iraq.

According to open source reports, the Islamist terrorists allegedly wanted to damage the Financial District in much the same way Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. Our investigation is continuing.

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The Lie named Islam

By Randy Taylor Independent Analyst
rtaylor@homelandsecurityus.com

“It is very important that you do not fall for the Islamic charade and that you look very closely at the politicians that you elect into office when the elections come around again. Look into their financial records, look at who they have accepted funds from, take a look at their connections with Islam through individuals, companies or organizations.”

3 July 2006: On the day before our Independence Day, we must remember that there are those that wish to strip us of our independence, our freedoms and our liberty that so many paid such a high price in the past and present to protect. Do not falter or fail those that gave their lives to protect our way of life. Islam wasn’t designed as a part of our Constitution, so don’t let it sneak in now.Let’s look closely at Islam, the “prophets” of Islam and the evils of Islam. I’ll start with this verse from the Bible.

1 Corinthians 14:37: If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.

That single verse from the New Testament says quite a bit. The people of Islam, through their lies, deceit, murder, false teachings and pretending that Islam is the divine truth were foretold to us in the Bible. These so called “prophets” of Islam, the terrorist Osama Bin Laden and his evil second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri speak absolutely nothing of the word of God but instead break his commandments at will and yet claim to be spiritual, religious and acting in the will of Allah. The “religion” called Islam is a farce and is the work of the devil. Be not deceived by these people, these “prophets” of Satan.

Just a few of the Lord’s commandments they ignore and refuse to acknowledge are:

• Thou shalt not have any other gods before me. Muslims worship Mohammed and their version of Allah and Mecca for that matter.

• Thou shall not make any graven image (or bow down to any graven image). Mecca is who the Muslims bow down to, daily. It’s a city, a mosque, it’s not God.

• Thou shall not take the name of God in vain. ]This means not only speaking against our God in a disrespectful manner or using the Lord’s name in vain, it also covers claiming that their religion is a work of God and that what they do is the command of Allah.

• Thou shall not murder. I don’t even have to elaborate on this one since Islam is centered around murder and the killing of non-Muslims.

• Thou shall not commit adultery. I would say that Islam blew this one right out of the water. Just how many wives does a sheikh have? But, it’s legal in an Islamic society just as many other sins are.

• Thou shall not covet. I suppose coveting the free non-Muslim world and wanting it to be yours, all Islamic and all Muslim falls under a covetous attitude.

Let’s look at the enemy that lies within our own country. Here in the United States we are inundated with the Islamic organizations that continue to exalt and promote Islam, exalt the murderous ways of the Islamic faith and are trying to lobby the lawmakers to embrace Islam and introduce it into our system, our very way of life. When you take a close look at these organizations you will see the following.

• They want equality, yet refuse to treat non-Muslim people as equals.

• They publicize and cast favorable opinions on anything that can be portrayed as being in the favor of Islam, yet will not speak out against atrocities committed by Muslims here or in other countries.

• They cry for acceptance and tolerance, yet refuse to co-exist with others.

• They have yet to denounce terrorism, terrorists or actions of same.

• They insist that our law enforcement agencies be sensitive to their faith and that somehow they should be treated differently, with different standards.

• They will side against the western religions and cultures, regardless of whether the blame lies with Islam or not.

• They publicize the small misdeeds of a few outside of the Islamic faith, yet have never openly spoken out against one of their own.

• They attempt to dictate to the media who will be referred to as Muslims and who will not be called Muslims.

• They refuse to recognize Israel although the Bible clearly states that they are God’s chosen people.

• This “religion” is entirely based on irony, falsehoods and deceit and these organizations are proof of this.

This verse from Matthew 7:15 describes Islam and the pro-Muslim organizations very well as they attempt to buy politicians, sway judges, influence lawmakers and poison the minds of the American people through their threats, blackmail and lies about being a religion of Peace, Love and Tolerance. They steadily influence the minds of the weak, the oppressed, the impoverished in every society with their false teachings.

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

The verses in Matthew go on with this good advice on detecting those that attempt to deceive the people.

Matthew 7:16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Matthew 7:17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Matthew 7:18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Matthew 7:19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Matthew 7:20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Let’s look closely at the fruits of Islam. Death, murder, destruction, ethnic cleansing, civil unrest, hatred of all other peoples and cultures, terrorism, pedophilia, legal abuse of women and children, suicide, non-equality, refusal to co-exist with non-Muslims, slavery, no freedom of religion, no voting rights, beheadings, attacks on civilians, kidnapping, drug dealing and drug smuggling, all in the name of Allah and Islam. Do these appear to be the fruits of a righteous people or a good, God influenced religion? Is this something you want for your children and grandchildren?

I don’t see anything related to Islam even remotely connected to God. I am not fooled by these purveyors of sin, death and destruction operating of the guise of being the will of Allah. It is very important that you do not fall for the Islamic charade and that you look very closely at the politicians that you elect into office when the elections come around again. Look into their financial records, look at who they have accepted funds from, take a look at their connections with Islam through individuals, companies or organizations.

Remember, once they accept that money from an Islamic organization or an Islamic company, government or anything Islamic, they will owe that Muslim or group of Muslims a favor. Favors come about by being paid with laws passed in their favor or some special considerations. Anything that benefits Islam will cost you dearly either immediately or in the long run. This goes for Republicans and Democrats. Look at all of them. These records are public, take the time to research them.

Be well, stay safe.

07.03.06

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