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  • New York police disband Muslim 'eavesdropping' unit

    04/15/2014 4:51:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies
    15 April 2014 Last updated at 19:14 ET New York police disband Muslim 'eavesdropping' unit The New York Police Department has disbanded a secret programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats. The Demographics Unit had dispatched plainclothes detectives to listen to conversations and build files on places frequented by Muslims, US media say. The squad had been the subject of two federal lawsuits in the past, and drew ire from civil rights groups. It is also said to have sowed Muslim mistrust for law enforcement. "This reform is a critical step forward in easing tensions between...
  • Islamist Training Camp in Texas

    02/20/2014 6:53:07 AM PST · by stickandrudder · 24 replies
    KPRC ^ | February 20th 2014 | Nik Rajkovic
    Newly declassified documents from the FBI show Brazoria County is home to an alleged Islamist training compound. Papers obtained by the Clarion Project reveal a camp near Sweeny known as “Mahmoudberg” -- one of 22 owned by the group Muslims of the Americas. Local residents have reported hearing gunfire, and police investigated a shooting involving MOA members in 2002. “Until authorities get some information that they're planning to engage in violence to carryout their ideas, there is nothing illegal about it,” says terror expert Jeffrey Addicott at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. However, MOA members in the past have...
  • Boston University Caves to Islamic Supremacist Demands

    02/15/2014 6:44:27 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 32 replies
    Creeping Sharia [blog] ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | creeping
    via OUR LIBRARY CAVED IN :: Reader comments at Daniel Pipes. h/t Atlas Shrugs who writes, “Remember this is Boston, as in the Boston Marathon bombing.” Submitted by Anne (United States), Feb 10, 2014 at 14:00 I work at a university library in Boston, Mass., and books are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System, not by title or “importance”. Muslim students (most of them from abroad) told administrators that they were offended because the Koran wasn’t given a place of honor on a top shelf, as dictated by Islamic law and custom. Library staff were then ordered to shift...
  • Christian college drops 'Crusaders' nickname in bow to 'global society'

    01/31/2014 9:01:27 AM PST · by massmike · 43 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 01/31/2014 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A Christian college in Wisconsin is dropping its “Crusaders” nickname after nearly 50 years, claiming the moniker has become outdated in a “more global society,” university officials told FoxNews.com. Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown and its Division III athletic teams have used the name since its founding in 1968. Matt Davis, the university’s executive vice president, said no complaints have been received by the school and stressed that it coincides with its name change from Maranatha Baptist College in December. “But I also agree that times change and we understand that context changes,” Davis told FoxNews.com. “Our world has changed...
  • Susan Rice: No Successful Attacks on U.S. Homeland Since 9/11

    12/23/2013 4:11:24 PM PST · by Zakeet · 36 replies
    National Review ^ | December 23, 2013 | Jim Geraghty
    From 60 Minutes last night: Susan Rice: Lesley, it’s been worth what we’ve done to protect the United States. And the fact that we have not had a successful attack on our homeland since 9/11 should not be diminished. But that does not mean that everything we’re doing as of the present ought to be done the same way in the future.
  • JIHAD IN AMERICA: THE GRAND DECEPTION Coming to Movie Theatres October 25

    10/21/2013 11:21:54 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    After a successful run in recent film festivals, including award honors in Beverly Hills, Myrtle Beach and New York City, "Jihad in America: The Grand Deception" releases theatrically. Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT), the film's creators, have teamed up with New World Cinemas distribution for Grand Deception's theatrical release, beginning October 25, 2013 in four New York City locations.
  • [LI] Brentwood man Marcos Alonso Zea pleads not guilty to terror charges (AQAP)

    10/19/2013 4:18:31 AM PDT · by markomalley
    Newsday ^ | 10/18/2013 | ROBERT E. KESSLER AND BART JONES
    A Brentwood man was arrested Friday by FBI agents for attempting to join a branch of al-Qaida in Yemen, as well as for conspiring with a previously arrested Babylon man to wage "violent jihad," officials said. Marcos Alonso Zea, 25, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Central Islip to a five-count indictment accusing him of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, and attempting to provide material support to terrorists. The other three counts, to which Zea also pleaded not guilty, involved obstruction of justice and attempted obstruction of justice in an effort to conceal his terrorist activities,...
  • Could the Kenya attack happen here? It did

    10/13/2013 9:41:10 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12 Oct 13 | Paul Sperry
    After Islamic gunmen attacked the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the collective reaction from the US media was to speculate whether such terror could happen here, as if a jihadist assault on a mall inside America had never before been tried. CNN was typical: “Can it happen here? Yes, say security experts, but it hasn’t.” News flash: it did. On the evening of Feb. 12, 2007, a young Muslim man walked into the Trolley Square mall in Salt Lake City with a pistol-grip, 12-gauge shotgun and a 38-caliber revolver and opened fire on shoppers, killing five and wounding four others,...
  • Fort Hood trial cost government about $5 million

    10/05/2013 11:24:30 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 5, 2013 1:57 PM EDT
    Records show the U.S. government spent nearly $5 million to court-martial and convict an Army psychiatrist in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. … Records also show that in the months before his trial, Army helicopters ferried Hasan from the Bell County Jail to Fort Hood so he could work on his defense in his private office at a cost of more than $194,000. …
  • U.S. Malls on Alert After Al-Shabab Assault in Nairobi

    09/24/2013 11:40:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 24, 2013 | Miranda Green and Eli Lake
    The Department of Homeland Security is urging shopping malls in the United States to increase security in the aftermath of the carnage wrought by al Qaeda’s Somalia affiliate over the weekend in Nairobi. Malachy Kavanagh, a spokesman for the International Council of Shopping Centers, told The Daily Beast on Monday that the department contacted shopping malls Sunday to check on the precautions they were taking against mass shooters. U.S. intelligence officials say there is no specific threat information suggesting that al Qaeda is planning a similar kind of mass shooting in American shopping malls. Nonetheless, security experts worry about copycats....
  • Al-Qaida leader calls for attacks inside US [Obama's "allies" in Syria]

    09/13/2013 6:21:50 AM PDT · by xzins · 85 replies
    Daytona Beach News Journal ^ | 13 sep 13 | MAAMOUN YOUSSEF
    Al-Qaida's leader on Friday marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks by calling on Muslims to strike inside the United States, with big attacks or small, using any opportunity they can to "bleed" America financially. In an audio message released two days after the 12th anniversary of the attacks, Ayman al-Zawahri said America is not a "mythic power" and that the mujahedeen - Islamic holy warriors - can defeat it with attacks "on its own soil." Al-Zawahri, the successor to Osama bin Laden, used the anniversary to argue that the United States can be defeated by targeting its...
  • CIA finds 1 in 5 flagged job applicants come from Hamas, Hezbollah, al Qaeda

    09/02/2013 5:02:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 2, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    An estimated one-fifth of a subset of all applicants for Central Intelligence Agency positions had significant ties to the terror groups Hamas, Hezbollah and al Qaeda, a newly released document from NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s collection revealed Monday. The document — released by Mr. Snowden as part of his National Security Agency intelligence dump — said the terrorist groups worked hard to infiltrate America’s top security agencies. CIA officials uncovered thousands of applicants, roughly one in five of a subset, with “significant terrorist and/or hostile intelligence connections,” the document states, as Ynet News reported. The specifics of those ties were...
  • NYPD Designates Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

    08/28/2013 8:17:47 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 39 replies
    NYT ^ | Aug. 28, 2013 | Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo
    NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing. Designating an entire mosque as a terrorism enterprise means that anyone who attends prayer services there is a potential subject of an investigation and fair game for surveillance. Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/08/28/nypd-designates-mosques-as-terrorism-organizations/#ixzz2dH35MYzO
  • Million Muslim March Planned in DC on Anniversary of 9-11

    08/15/2013 5:37:47 AM PDT · by 70times7 · 69 replies
    Breitbart.Com ^ | 15 Aug 2013, 4:00 AM PDT | Larry O'Connor
    A group called The American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC) is planning a one million Muslims march to Washington D.C. on September 11th. The timing of the group's march is seen by many as tasteless (to say the least) considering it is scheduled for the anniversary of the worst domestic massacre in American history perpetrated in the name of Islam. AMPAC ups the tasteless quotient by issuing "demands" for the American government
  • Why Did a Tennessee Grade School Ban Pork?

    08/15/2013 10:13:45 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 140 replies
    Fox News & Commentary ^ | August 15, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A Tennessee elementary school banned students from eating ham sandwiches, BLT’s and anything else made with pork, but eventually lifted the ban after parents complained. Third grade teachers at Sunset Elementary School in Brentwood, Tenn. sent home an “Approved Snack List” for the school year and it specifically banned anything that comes from a pig.snacklist “No meats containing pork,” read the memorandum. “Starting Monday, August 12, 2013 your child must provide their own snack from the above approved snack list.” Kids could nosh on raw vegetables without dips or sauces, fresh fruit, crackers, pretzels, and popcorn – but no ribs...
  • Man who killed Ace hardware employee was on "mission from Allah," deputy DA says

    08/10/2013 12:48:47 PM PDT · by Southern by Grace · 30 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 08/06/2013 02:58:49 PM PDT | Malaika Fraika
    RICHMOND -- A 34-year-old Sacramento man who went to an El Sobrante hardware store on a "mission from Allah to help people" before fatally stabbing an employee 17 times was arraigned on murder charges Tuesday, prosecutors say. Daymond Agnew, charged with murder with use of a knife in Sunday's slaying of 49-year-old Daniel Joseph Stone, of Pinole, at Oliver's Ace Hardware, did not enter a plea and was ordered to return to the Richmond courthouse on Aug. 13 with a public defender.
  • San Francisco placed on high alert after terror threat

    08/04/2013 8:32:18 PM PDT · by jodster36 · 185 replies
    ABC ^ | 8/4/13 | Lilian Kim
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Department of Homeland Security is beefing up its presence at airports, train stations and other travel hubs in the United States in the wake of global travel warning imposed on all U.S. citizens Local authorities are not going into specifics but the San Francisco Police Department does acknowledge receiving a bulletin by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DHS. The SFPD says their officers are monitoring various areas of the city and will determine if additional resources are necessary. areas of the city and will determine if additional resources are necessary. They say they have...
  • VIP Treatment: Accused Fort Hood Shooter Gets Daily Helicopter Rides

    08/04/2013 9:18:46 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 119 replies
    NBC DFW Channel 5 ^ | 8/4/2013 | By Scott Friedman |
    <p>NBC-DFW Channel 5 in Dallas just aired an exclusive bombshell report on Maj. Nidal Hasan that he receives a VIP military helicopter trip every day to and from the jail so he can use facilities to research and study resources on the military base. They also said that a special Sheriff has been hired to stand 12 hours a day watching Hasan at the jail when he is returned to his cell at the county jail.</p>
  • Police in Colorado warn of self-described Islamist jihadist (going after Catholics & Mormons)

    08/03/2013 1:27:23 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 96 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 31, 2013
    <p>FORT COLLINS, COLO. – Police in Fort Collins, Colo., are alerting religious organizations to a self-described "Islamist jihadist" who is threatening the demise of Mormons and Catholics at sites across Arizona and Colorado.</p>
  • 60 Terrorist Plots Since 9/11: Continued Lessons in Domestic Counterterrorism

    07/23/2013 7:39:36 AM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 8 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | July 22, 2013 | Jessica Zuckerman, Steven P. Bucci, Ph.D. and James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.
    Abstract The Heritage Foundation has tracked post-9/11 terrorist plots against the United States in an effort to study the evolving nature of the threat and to garner lessons learned. The best way to protect the United States from terrorism is to ensure a strong and capable domestic counterterrorism enterprise—and to understand the continuing nature of the terror threat. The Boston Marathon bombing was the 59th publicly known terror plot against the United States since 9/11. In a political environment of sequestration on the one hand, and privacy concerns on the other, there are those on both sides of the aisle...
  • Rolling Stone’s strange, dreamy cover of terrorist, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    07/17/2013 9:49:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/17/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s interesting, and infuriating. We’ve already seen the rise of what Twitchy calls the “Jaharem” of admirers of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in custody since murdering a police officer and engaging in a firefight with law enforcement, then hiding and bleeding in a boat the rest of the day until he was discovered. Now Rolling Stone offers a profile of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving brother of the duo who killed three and injured hundreds of others at the event, including an eight-year-old boy shredded by their bomb.Why not give Tsarnaev the soft focus treatment for that, huh?RS at least...
  • Warrant: Qur'an, gun receipt found at alleged Greenville shooter's home

    07/13/2013 12:46:01 PM PDT · by tje · 31 replies
    WCTI 12 ^ | 5:18 PM Jul 11 2013 | WCTI Staff
    GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - NewsChannel 12 has learned new details on what police seized at the home of the suspect in the Greenville shooting spree. According to the latest search warrant, investigators took a copy of the Qur'an, the holy text of Islam, and other Muslim books from the apartment of 23-year-old Lakim Anthony Faust, 23, has been charged with four counts of attempted first-degree murder. Police said the suspect used a pistol-grip shotgun, similar to the one shown here. According to the latest search warrant, investigators took a copy of the Qur'an, the holy text of Islam, and other...
  • FBI director admits domestic use of drones

    06/19/2013 8:09:22 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 89 replies
    Rusiia Today ^ | 6/19 | rt
    The FBI uses drones for domestic surveillance purposes, the head of the agency told Congress early Wednesday. Robert Mueller, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, confirmed to lawmakers that the FBI owns several unmanned aerial vehicles, but has not adopted any strict policies or guidelines yet to govern the use of the controversial aircraft. “Does the FBI use drones for surveillance on US soil?” Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) asked Mr. Mueller during an oversight hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Yes,” Mueller responded bluntly, adding that the FBI’s operation of drones is “very seldom.”...
  • NSA head: Surveillance helped thwart more than 50 terror plots

    06/18/2013 7:15:31 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 101 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 18 Jun 13 | Sean Sullivan
    Intelligence officials said Tuesday that the government’s sweeping surveillance efforts have helped thwart “potential terrorist events” more than 50 times since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, and the officials detailed two new examples to illustrate the utility of the programs. In testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, officials cited a nascent plot to blow up the New York Stock Exchange and a case involving an individual providing financial support to an overseas terrorist group.
  • Expert warns terrorists may be setting wildfires across American West

    06/17/2013 5:54:01 AM PDT · by Innovative · 108 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 16, 2013 | MARK TAPSCOTT
    Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld of the New York-based American Center for Democracy's Economic Warfare Institute warns that last July "al-Qaeda's English-language online magazine, Inspire, published an article called 'It Is of Your Freedom to Ignite a Firebomb,' which featured instructions on how to build an incendiary bomb to light forests on fire. "A few months later, Russia's security (FSB) chief, Aleksandr Bortnikov warned, 'al-Qaeda was complicit in recent forest fires in Europe' as part of the terrorists' 'strategy of a thousand cuts.' Bortnikov spoke of 'extremist sites [that] contained detailed instructions of waging the forest jihad and stressed that such a...
  • The Not-So-Veiled Threat to Non-Muslims in Tennessee

    06/06/2013 11:51:51 PM PDT · by neverdem · 75 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 7, 2013 | Janet Levy
    The attempted snow job by the American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC) of Tennessee which sponsored the joint Department of Justice/FBI event, "Public Disclosure in a Diverse Society," Tuesday night in Manchester, Tennessee, did not work with the 2,000 attendees. Claims that American Muslims are loyal citizens, partners in counterterrorism investigations, part of radicalization prevention efforts, and an integral part of American society for centuries fell flat, especially coming from the host organization that was formed only two years ago in response to anti-shariah legislation in the Volunteer State. A well-informed crowd responded with calls of "taqiyyah" when members of AMAC,...
  • See No Evil : President Obama may think that the threat from al Qaeda is receding. It isn’t.

    06/02/2013 9:59:48 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Jun 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37 | By Thomas Joscelyn
    During his speech at the National Defense University on May 23, President Obama sought to reassure Americans that they are “safer” because of the administration’s “efforts” to fight terrorism. The controversy over the administration’s handling of the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, had been swirling for months. And on April 15, two jihadists set off bombs at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 250 others.At the National Defense University, defining jihad downLandov “Now, make no mistake, our nation is still threatened by terrorists,” Obama conceded. “From Benghazi to Boston, we have been tragically...
  • Man killed was reportedly about to admit role in Waltham homicides

    05/22/2013 10:39:26 AM PDT · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 47 replies
    www.wickedlocal.com/salemm ^ | 5/22/13 | Unstated
    A man being questioned in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings who was killed in Florida early Wednesday by the FBI was reportedly going to admit his role in the 2011 Waltham triple homicide, according to news partner WCVB. Khusen Taramov said he and Ibragim Todashev were being questioned as part of the bombings by the FBI official and law enforcement officers in Orlando. Taramov said Todashev, 27, knew bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev because both were MMA fighters, WCVB reports. Taramov said they were interviewed nearly three hours, and at some point, "something went wrong," and Todashev was killed. Sources...
  • Jihad in America

    05/21/2013 11:14:49 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | May 21, 2013 | Joseph Puder
    On the bright, beautiful, and crisp fall day that was early morning, September 11, 2001, few Americans were familiar with stealth jihad, or considered Islamic terrorism a threat to America. Yet, there was a voice crying in the wilderness, warning of a danger that already existed here. That voice belonged to Steven Emerson, whose documentary film titled Jihad in America was aired by PBS on November 21, 1994. Islamic militant groups in America, including CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relations) began their protestations and intimidation even before the broadcast date. Since the airing, the use of intimidation has been ramped...
  • Tamerlan, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev July 4 attack? Feds say Boston suspects planned suicide-bomb attack

    05/03/2013 9:31:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    WPTV-TV / CNN ^ | May 3, 2013 | Steve Almasy, CNN
    The bombs used in the Boston Marathon attack were built in the apartment that suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev shared with his wife and child, a U.S. law enforcement official with first-hand knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Thursday. The official was not authorized to release the information. Katherine Russell, Tsarnaev's widow, has remained largely out of view inside her parents' North Kingstown home since her husband's death. It remains unclear what, if anything, Tamerlan's widow might have known or suspected, the source added. According to her attorney, Amato DeLuca, the 24-year-old widow knew nothing of plans to bomb the race,...
  • William Ayers says Weather Underground, Boston bombings not same

    05/06/2013 12:32:23 PM PDT · by topher · 39 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 5-6-2013 | FoxNews.com
    Bill Ayers, the 1960's radical who went on to become a college professor and associate of President Obama, said Saturday the bombings he helped the Weather Underground carry out to protest the Vietnam War bear no resemblance to the deadly Boston Marathon attack - and glossed over the fact that his group's bombs killed three fellow terrorists and have been linked to the murder of a San Francisco police officer. “How different is the shooting in Connecticut from shooting at a hunting range?” Ayers told a reporter who asked him to compare the incidents after Ayers spoke at a commemoration...
  • Experts: Feds pressure widow, pals in bomb case

    05/04/2013 10:14:12 AM PDT · by redreno · 26 replies
    http://bigstory.ap.org ^ | 05/04/2013 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH and BRIDGET MURPHY
    BOSTON (AP) — Every time the widow of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev leaves her parents' house, federal agents watching the residence follow her in unmarked vehicles. Federal authorities are placing intense pressure on what they know to be the inner circle of the two bombing suspects, arresting three college buddies of surviving brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and keeping Tamerlan's 24-year-old widow, Katherine Russell, in the public eye with their open surveillance and leaks to media about investigators' focus on her. Legal experts say it's part of their quest not just to determine whether Russell and the friends are culpable...
  • Boston Bombing Suspects Planned Fourth of July Attacks, Source Says

    05/02/2013 4:41:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    NYT ^ | 5/2/13 | ERIC SCHMITT, MARK MAZZETTI, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and SCOTT SHANE
    WASHINGTON — The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings told F.B.I. interrogators that, as he and his brother plotted their deadly assault, they considered suicide attacks and striking on the Fourth of July, according to two law enforcement officials. But the suspect,Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, told investigators that he and his brother,Tamerlan, 26, who was killed in a shootout with the police, ultimately decided to use pressure-cooker bombs and other homemade explosive devices, the officials said. The brothers finished building the bombs in Tamerlan’s apartment in Cambridge, Mass., faster than they anticipated, and so decided to accelerate their attack to...
  • CBS: Tsarnaev laptop recovered

    05/02/2013 12:00:20 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 52 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 9:21 am on May 2, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    The missing laptop in the Boston Marathon bombing has been found, according to CBS and WTOP. Authorities hope that the laptop might provide clues to any other accomplices, or at the least to the pattern of radicalization that led to the bombing: Investigators found the bag last week in a New Bedford landfill,CBS News’ Elaine Quijano reported. Sources tell CBS News the laptop has also been recovered.So far, there’s no evidence the three had knowledge of the Boston plot in advance. However, one of them did say that about a month before the attack Dzhokhar Tsarnaev casually mentioned he knew...
  • Canadian jihadist’s disturbing video shows fanaticism of rebels who may have inspired Boston bomber

    05/02/2013 9:53:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    National Post ^ | 5/1/2013 | Stewart Bell
    For seven minutes, five Dagestan rebels spoke into a video camera about killing infidels and how the “good deeds” they were doing would absolve them of “700 sins” committed during their lifetimes. Filmed by a Canadian jihadist fighter before he was killed by Russian security forces, the video offers a disturbing glimpse of the fanaticism of the rebels who may have inspired Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev does not appear in the footage, which was obtained by the National Post. But it was recorded and narrated by William Plotnikov, a Canadian whose alleged links to Tsarnaev are now under...
  • Laptop could contain important Boston bombing clues ("Alleged" Boston Terrorist's computer found)

    05/02/2013 6:31:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    WTOP-FM ^ | May 2, 2013 | Mitch Miller
    A laptop tied to the Boston bombing suspects has been recovered and could provide important clues as authorities look into how the suspects were radicalized. Pete Williams, NBC justice correspondent, says the FBI has the laptop, although investigators have not spoken publicly about the computer. Both Williams and Bryan Bender, national security correspondent for the Boston Globe, spoke with WTOP on Thursday about the latest developments in the investigation. "The laptop could be critical in learning how they became radicalized and how they learned to make the bombs," Bender says. "(Investigators believe the suspects) became more religious, they became more...
  • Details: Boston PD: 3 more arrested in Boston Marathon bombing; Update: Harboring?.....

    05/01/2013 2:57:33 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 24 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11:13 am on May 1, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Nothing more than a tweet from the Boston Police Department;s official account, but that’s spreading like wildfire on Twitter — for understandable reasons: This makes it seem as though Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev weren’t self-radicalized lone wolves after all.  We’ll update as more information becomes available.Update: It’s no hack on the Twitter account, either. We’ll see what the BPD has to say next….Update: CBS Boston has this report, which doesn’t go much farther than the tweet: Boston police say three additional suspects have been taken into custody in Boston Marathon bombings investigation.Their names have not been released.  Police said more...
  • Too Weak to Surrender Obama promises terrorists he'll try hard to meet their demands.

    05/01/2013 2:10:58 PM PDT · by Fred · 15 replies
    Wallstreet Journal ^ | 050113 | JAMES TARANTO
    The World's Greatest Orator appeared before the press yesterday, and here are some highlights of his remarks: "This is hard stuff. . . . Maybe I should just pack up and go home. Golly. I think it's a little--as Mark Twain said, rumors of my demise may be a little exaggerated at this point. . . . Right now things are pretty dysfunctional up on Capitol Hill. . . . You seem to suggest that somehow these folks over there [in Congress] have no responsibilities and that my job is to somehow get them to behave. That's their job. ....
  • BREAKING NEWS: Three MORE arrests connected to Boston marathon bombing

    05/01/2013 9:16:18 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 11:05 EST, 1 May 2013 | By Meghan Keneally
    Three taken into custody believed to be college students who helped Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover up for the bombing after the fatal blasts Boston police say there is no threat to public safety Boston police announced on Wednesday that three new suspects were arrested in connection to the marathon bombing and they are thought to be Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's roommates who helped him cover his tracks after the fatal blasts.  The Boston Police Department were the first ones to report the arrest over their Twitter feed, and The Boston Globe claimed that the three people in custody were college students and the...
  • Breaking: Boston police take three Boston Marathon bombing suspects into custody

    05/01/2013 8:24:35 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 241 replies
    Breaking: Boston police take three Boston Marathon bombing suspects into custody By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News National Affairs Reporter By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News | The Lookout – 10 mins ago Boston police have three additional suspects in custody in connection to the Boston Marathon bombings, the department announced Tuesday. A spokeswoman at the Boston police department directed all questions on the suspects to the FBI, which has yet to disclose their identities.
  • Who We Must Blame For Boston

    05/01/2013 7:33:24 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 38 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | May 1, 2013 | Robert Spencer
    Barack Obama promised Tuesday that he would be taking lessons from the Boston Marathon jihad bombing: “When an event like this happens, we want to review every step that was taken, we want to leave no stone unturned, we want to see if there is in fact additional protocols and procedures that could be put in place that would further improve and enhance our ability to detect a potential attack.’’ Sounds great – but ultimately all Obama offered were words. Words that are unlikely to be backed up by real action. The one thing that needs to be done –...
  • BOMBSHELL: Saudi Arabia warned the United States IN WRITING about Tamerlan Tsarnaev....

    04/30/2013 9:05:23 PM PDT · by penelopesire · 289 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 30, 2013 | By DAVID MARTOSKO and THE AMERICAN MEDIA INSTITUTE
    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sent a written warning about accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2012, long before pressure-cooker blasts killed three and maimed hundreds, according to a senior Saudi government official with direct knowledge of the document. The Saudi warning, the official told MailOnline, was separate from the multiple red flags raised by Russian intelligence in 2011, and was based on human intelligence developed independently in Yemen. Citing security concerns, the Saudi government also denied an entry visa to the elder Tsarnaev brother in December 2011, when he hoped to...
  • UK DAILY MAIL: Saudi Arabia warned USA IN WRITING about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2012, and rejected....

    04/30/2013 7:49:12 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 193 replies
    Drudge ^ | 4/30/2012 | Drudge
    BOMBSHELL: Saudi Arabia warned USA IN WRITING about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2012, and rejected his application for an entry visa to visit Mecca in 2011... Developing...
  • WOO HOO! GOP Congressman (from Caliphornia) with big cojones says, “Islam is a threat to

    04/29/2013 7:27:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | 4/29/13 | staff
    Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) during a hearing on Friday said that he believes that Islam as a whole is a threat to the United States, labeling it as a religion that will “motivate people to murder children.” Think Progress During a hearing he chaired on “Islamist Extremism in Chechnya: A Threat to the U.S. Homeland?” Rohrabacher continually referred to the 2004 Beslan hostage situation — in which Chechen extremists took control of a school in Russia resulting in the death of more than 180 children — as an example of the threat that Islam poses. At one point, the California...
  • Chechen Islamic Terrorist Outrage in Boston: U.S. Immigration Run Amok

    04/29/2013 8:03:54 PM PDT · by OddLane · 14 replies
    Urban Infidel Blogspot ^ | April 29, 2013 | Urban Infidel
    In the years since the Islamic terror attacks in 1993 and 2001 we haven't learned a damned thing. Our quisling media and our ever-more cowardly elected officials seem to be locked in a virtual death match competition to appease our enemies. On top of it all we also have a twice-elected president who considers our constitution a 'flawed document' and something of an irritating obstacle in the most craven power grab in American history. President Executive Order can't give away our American sovereignty fast enough and is about to demonstrate his power by granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens....
  • Judge Jeanine to 'mother of jihadis': We don't want you here (Video)

    04/29/2013 9:02:45 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Apr 28, 2013 | Judge Jeanine Pirro
    Judge Jeanine Pirro answers the public statements of Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, mother of the two Boston terrorists. Answering the questions, "Why didn't you send him to Guantanamo or whatever? Why did they have to kill him?" Pirro says this is an admission of knowledge that her dead son was a terrorist. Pirro also takes the Obama administration to task for sending a federal judge to read her surviving son his rights and ending an FBI interrogation. And she asks about Gov. Deval Patrick's decision to not "reveal what kind of taxpayer assistance Tamerlan got on grounds of privacy." "Privacy? What privacy?...
  • Tsarnaev linked to Canadian boxer-jihadi?

    04/30/2013 10:29:03 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8:41 am on April 30, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Connection or coincidence? The FBI and Russian investigators have begun to plumb the potential links between former Gold Gloves boxer-turned-terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev and a now-dead Canadian boxer-turned jihadi named William Plotnikov. Plotnikov fought in Dagestan for an Islamist terrorist network and was killed by Russian forces just days before Tamerlan returned to the US. CNN has more on Plotnikov:
  • two-christians-beheaded-in-new-jersey-by-muslim-man-media-silent

    04/29/2013 5:41:14 PM PDT · by yldstrk · 37 replies
    The Minority Report ^ | February 25, 2013 | Steve Foley
    Authorities in New Jersey allege a Muslim man beheaded two Coptic Christians, burying their bodies and heads and hands in separate graves near Philadelphia, bringing the horror of the persecution of Christians in Islamic nations to the United States. According to New York’s WABC-TV, the Muslim was identified as Yusuf Ibrahim, 28. He was taken into custody after the bodies were found. The report said investigators alleged Ibrahim killed the victims then severed their heads and hands, and buried the remains in the back yard of a home in Buena Vista, N.J. The report said the victims were from the...
  • Female DNA found on at least one bomb used in Boston Marathon attacks: report

    04/29/2013 3:58:26 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    Female DNA has been found on at least one of the bombs used in the Boston Marathon attacks, according to a new report. But it isn’t clear if that means a woman helped suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev carry out the attacks. U.S. officials told The Wall Street Journal there could be several explanations for the DNA, including that it could have come from a store clerk who handled the materials the two brothers allegedly used in the bombings. A stray hair that landed on one of the explosives could also explain the DNA finding.
  • Video: Russian raid connected to Tsarnaev case?

    04/29/2013 11:00:49 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 5 replies
    Hot Air ^ | posted at 8:01 am on April 29, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    The timing certainly looks … intriguing. On Sunday morning, Russian forces raided the compound of an Islamist network once run by Abu Dujan in the Caucasus — a leader whose videos were in Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s YouTube page. The raid killed the brother of the current leader: It could also be a coincidence. Nick Paton Walsh reports for CNN that the Russians have been conducting these raids for months in an effort to tamp down Islamist activities in the Caucasus. The Russians aren’t drawing a connection between the two cases, at least not publicly. However, Abu Dujan’s network operated in Dagestan...