Skip to comments.Hezbollah cell in America proves the need for a travel ban
Posted on 06/14/2017 7:17:02 PM PDT by huldah1776
Hezbollah is a greater and more longstanding foundational threat to our homeland than ISIS. This was brought to the forefront last week when two Hezbollah operatives were arrested on charges of surveilling targets for the Iranian-backed terror group on our own soil. They were also naturalized citizens who were admitted from Lebanon as immigrants years ago.
Sadly, this story received very little media coverage. President Trump would be wise to give a televised address making the case for his immigration moratorium and travel ban by using this case as a perfect case study for the need for smarter vetting and more controlled immigration.
Last Thursday, the Justice Department announced the arrest of Ali Kourani, 32, of the Bronx, New York, and Samer el Debek, 37, of Dearborn, Mich. both naturalized U.S. citizens from Lebanon for engaging in terror operations for Hezbollah.
Per federal prosecutors, both Kourani and Debek got training from Hezbollah in Lebanon over the past decade. Debek allegedly conducted espionage for Hezbollah, likely using the terrorist organizations extensive Latin American network to identify U.S. and Israeli targets in Panama. Kourani was surveilling targets in New York City, including U.S. military bases and Israeli military personnel.
These two terrorists were working for the Islamic Jihad Organization (IJO), which is the arm of Hezbollah responsible for carrying out terrorist attacks and counterintelligence outside of their Lebanon base. According to the official complaint filed in the Southern District Court of New York, Kourani transmitted some of the products of his surveillance and intelligence-gathering efforts back to IJO personnel in Lebanon using digital storage media.
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I just told my wife that ISIS and Al Qaeda just found out that congress members aren’t protected outside the capitol unless they’re in the leadership.
The difference between the 70s and now is we GET the other side’s information.
WE KNOW msm covers things like this up and runs with nonsense.
How to stop it though?
To eliminate the threat of Islamic jihad we would have to eliminate Islam.
We don’t have the will to do that.
Jihad will continue until there are only muslims.
“Jihad will continue until there are only muslims.”
Do you seriously think that? I do live in a bit of a bubble except for spending hours reading the news.
Look what JUST happened in my region of NY:
Muslim caught with multiple stashes of many firearms and very large amount of ammo!
All of the handguns were loaded when found. From his picture - he looks a bit smugly secretive to me. Like, “Yeah, ya got me - but you didn’t get much, hehehe”. That’s how he looks to me anyway.
They show one close-up of a garment that has Arabic writing on it. I am sure it’s all innocent.
dang. shoplifting? Sell a weapon and buy some ammo! Can anyone buy ammo? Come to think of it Gander Mtn is closing and I was going to go there tomorrow. Better stay vigilant. LOL
Perhaps he wanted ammo that required ID? Authorization? That’s what hubby thinks.
The dude probably has several other stashes - and I am betting that he is not the only person of his persuasion who has the addresses and keys.
But yep, he went under the radar until he decided to shoplift some ammo.
It’s commanded by their prophet in their “holy” book.
Read the Koran.
They cannot stop until there is only Islam.
Islam has been at war with the rest of humanity since 622 A.D.
If we ever understand the threat and act accordingly there would be no more Islam.
Wow! There is obviously a terror cell in the area.
We know the damage islamic muzrats did on London Bridge with just knives. This could have been absolutely tragic.
We don’t need the muzzie plague spreading in our nation.
We don’t need random senseless murder in the name of a religion.
more likely, until there are no more muslims.
No it is not. Look at the terror attacks on American soil the past 16 years, al-Qaeda and ISIS dominate the list, not Hezbollah.
It’s going to have to be one or the other............
We dont need random senseless murder in the name of a religion.
We certainly don’t. We’ve got millions of muzzies here but there aren’t really people harassing them.
One thing is clear is that the muzzie thug in your area had an agenda for all those weapons.
Yes. I wanted to offer a hopeful reply.
Read the Koran.
They cannot stop until there is only Islam.
Islam has been at war with the rest of humanity since 622 A.D."
It's possible that you have been trolled. His statement was too absurd to be serious. I was going to post a troll warning, but you handled him nicely...(:-)
“Hezbollah is a greater and more longstanding foundational threat to our homeland than ISIS.”
That’s a totally ridiculous statement and the author is motivated by Israeli interests, not US interests.
ISIS has already committed a major terror attack in the US.
This is the new line the neocons are taking, using fear of Sunni terrorism to whip up hostility to Shiites who are in conflict with Israel.
It’s deliberately dishonest and similar to the neocon lead pivot from the 9/11 attack to “we must invade Iraq.”
I personally have a grudge against them from Beirut. I think the word “foundational” is key to that quote.
That’s understandable. It’s important not to let neocons use antipathy towards Hezbollah to cause sympathy for al-Qaeda/ISIS, because the two are fighting each other now. When people try to push a “Hezbollah is the biggest threat” right after an al-Qaeda/ISIS terrorist attack, you know that person has an ulterior motive.
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