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  • 'What?' Confused 911 caller outs NYPD spying in NJ

    07/25/2012 1:13:16 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    Associated Press – | 7 hrs ago.. | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO |
    The caller, Salil Sheth, had stumbled upon one of the NYPD's biggest secrets: a safe house, a place where undercover officers working well outside the department's jurisdiction could lie low and coordinate surveillance. Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, the NYPD, with training and guidance from the CIA, has monitored the activities of Muslims in New York and far beyond. Detectives infiltrated mosques, eavesdropped in cafes and kept tabs on Muslim student groups, including at Rutgers. The NYPD kept files on innocent sermons, recorded the names of political organizers in police documents and built databases of where Muslims lived...
  • EU: Hizbullah Not a Terror Organization

    07/24/2012 12:49:01 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/7/12 | Gabe Kahn
    The European Union on Tuesday rejected Israel's request that it categorize Hizbullah as a terrorist organization. Cypriot Foreign Minister Gujarat Cossack-Marcolis, who presently holds the EU's rotating presidency, said "there is no consensus on the issue, because Hizbullah also has an active political arm." She added that the matter is open for reconsideration if "tangible evidence" that Hizbullah is involved in terrorist activity can be brought. .....
  • Double Jeopardy

    07/19/2012 1:25:39 PM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Sept 28, 2009 | MICHAEL C. MOYNIHAN
    With a black baseball cap pulled tight over a mop of stringy long hair and a patchy, close-cropped beard, Mehdi-Muhammed Ghezali looked more like a Metallica roadie than a disciple of Ayman al-Zawahiri. He addressed the scrum of reporters in a clipped, heavily accented Swedish and accused the American government of wrongly detaining him for three years and "physically and mentally" torturing him. A book about his experiences was in the works; a documentary crew, cobbling together a film about American human rights abuses, had requested an audience; and his legal team was plotting a lawsuit against Donald Rumsfeld. It...
  • Hizballah leader crows after Bulgarian bus blast kills seven Israelis

    07/18/2012 4:29:08 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 8 replies
    Debka ^ | 7/18/12
    “We know what your first strike will be and we promise you a big surprise,” said Hassan Nasrallah Wednesday night in Beirut. “The most important weapons we fought with in the July war (of 2006) were from Syria, not only in Lebanon but also in the Gaza Strip. They forced more than a million settlers to stay in bunkers and frighten Tel Aviv. Nasrallah added that the Americans are now trying to break of Syria as they did Iraq.
  • Americans on no-fly list over terror concerns still allowed to enroll in flight school

    07/18/2012 3:27:01 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 15 replies ^ | Published July 18, 2012
    U.S. citizens who are on the government's list of people banned from flying because they're considered terror threats are not prevented from learning how to fly in schools around the country, according to government regulation.
  • Six US soldiers killed in Afghan blast [What are the networks covering instead?]

    07/09/2012 6:03:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies ^ | 7/9/12
    Six American troops have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan, a US official says.
  • Study Says Reverence for Liberty Sign of Terrorism

    07/08/2012 4:20:01 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 78 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 July 2012 | John Semmens
    A University of Maryland study funded by the Department of Homeland Security found that “persons reverent about individual liberty are likely to be right-wing terrorists.” “It makes perfect sense when you think about it,” said Secretary Janet Napolitano. “The phrase ‘individual liberty’ doesn’t appear in any of our nation’s founding documents. Its advocates are clearly and suspiciously out of step with America’s basic values.” if you missed any of this week's other semi-news posts you can find them at...
  • Saudi student found guilty in Texas terror plot

    06/27/2012 3:34:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 6/27/12 | Staff
    Amarillo, Texas - A Saudi man accused of buying chemicals online and attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction was found guilty on Wednesday in federal court in Amarillo. Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, who was legally in the U.S. on a student visa, was arrested in February 2011 after federal agents secretly searched his apartment near Texas Tech University in Lubbock and found bomb-making chemicals, wiring, a hazmat suit and clocks. Authorities also discovered Aldawsari's journal, handwritten in Arabic, in which he wrote he'd been planning a terror attack in the U.S. for years and that it was "time for
  • Antisemitism 2012 (A Chilling Video

    06/20/2012 8:33:08 AM PDT · by JewishRighter · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 11, 2012 | Antisemitism2012
    I know many of us have seen video clips of speeches by Muslim Imams, "academics" and politicians that were given in Arabic to Arabic audiences. But this video collects a unique group with subtitles and lays out how they combine hate, racism and propaganda to the point where the only logical conclusion is you cannot make peace with these people (especially if you happen to be Jewish).
  • List of Islamic Terror Attacks For May 2012

    06/11/2012 3:06:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Tom Ohalloran ^ | 6/11/12 | Tom Ohalloran
    HomeMy PlanObama’s circleAcorn & ObamaLike Obama?Muslim BrotherhoodBeau RyanSubscribe List of Islamic Terror Attacks For May 2012 June 2, 2012 Post to FacebookPost to TwitterPost to Google+Add to LinkedInPost to StumbleUponSend via E-mail programPrint with PrintFriendly Date Country City Killed Injured Description 2012.05.31 Iraq Baghdad 13 37 A Holy Warrior detonates a delivery truck packed with explosives near a restaurant, slaughtering at least nine. 2012.05.31 Iraq Amariyah 2 9 Children are among the casualties when sectarian Jihadis bomb two Sunni homes. 2012.05.31 Nigeria Kano 1 0 A German engineer, kidnapped by al-Qaeda, is executed in handcuffs during a rescue attempt....
  • Navy sailor from Gulfport dies on U.S.S. Enterprise (mysterious death while in Middle East)

    06/09/2012 1:56:06 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 51 replies
    The Tampa Tribune ^ | June 09, 2012 | HOWARD ALTMAN
    A sailor from Gulfport was found dead in his berthing compartment aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise in the Middle East on Friday morning, according to a ship spokeswoman. Master Chief Petty Officer Richard J. Kessler, 47, was found dead in his compartment at 7 a.m. local time, according to Lt. Com. Sarah Self-Kyler. The cause of death is under investigation, said Navy Lt. Greg Raelson.
  • Is President Obama Breeding More Terrorists?

    05/31/2012 6:39:44 AM PDT · by Starman417
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-30-12 | Wordsmith
    “My position has always been clear: If you’ve got a terrorist, take him out.Anybody who was involved in 9/11, take ‘em out.” -Barack Obama A protester shouts slogans as she holds a composite portrait of President Barack Obama andformer President George W. Bush, during an anti-U.S. and anti-war rally in front of the U.S. embassy in Seoul June 16, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak Not everyone on the left (nor the Ronulan right) were fooled into pulling the lever for Obama in 2008, as the anti-war candidate who would end the war(s) and bring our troops home. Yet pull the lever they...
  • Suicide bombing kills at least 60 killed in Yemen [Obama WORSE than Carter on Middle East policy]

    05/21/2012 6:48:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    AP ^ | 5/21/12 | AHMED AL-HAJ
    A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military parade rehearsal Monday in Yemen's capital, killing at least 60 soldiers in one of the deadliest attacks in the city in years, according to the ministry of defense, officials and witnesses. The bombing appeared to be a failed assassination attempt against the Minister of Defense, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Nasser Ahmed, who arrived at the city square for the parade just minutes before the blast ripped through the area.
  • Soufan…Rodriguez…Carle…Crumpton

    05/18/2012 3:26:45 PM PDT · by Starman417
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-18-12 | Wordsmith
    "Mr. President, by the time we're through with these guys, they're gonna have flies walking across their eyeballs." - Former CTC chief, Cofer Black, 60 Minutes last Sunday New, more comfortable leg shackles, used to restrain detainees are shown in a room wheredetainees meet their lawyers in the maximum security Camp Six at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Stationin Guantanamo Bay, Cuba September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Joe Skipper Lawfare Blog has a roundup of some of the latest news regarding the "GWoT": The New Yorker’s Amy Davidson interviews Ali Soufan, the author of The Black Banners, on former CIA official Jose Rodriguez....
  • Al-Qaeda Infiltrator’s Cover Blown…But Where Is The Media Hysteria?

    05/17/2012 8:02:22 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-16-12 | Curt
    Do you recall a time, a few years back, when the media wouldn't shut up about a supposed outing of an agent? Yup, the left and the media were pissed. I bet you could just imagine the firestorm of coverage that would result if instead of a former Secretary of State leaking a name it was our President....right? Guess not: Just a week ago the establishment media was aflutter with news that a CIA double-agent had thwarted a new type of underwear bomb attack targeting U.S. flights in a plot devised by al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula. But as...
  • Life is a Bomb

    05/14/2012 4:29:04 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 5-14-2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Good news for those of you who enjoy taking your shoes off in airports. Al-Qaeda's chief bombmaker, a cheerful fellow named Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, who sent his younger brother off on a suicide bombing mission with a bomb up his rectum, has been working on turning everything into a bomb. Cameras, printer cartridges and even pets. The good news is that al-Asiri isn't very good at it. His bomb did a good job of killing his brother, but not much else. The original underwear bomb worn by the Christmas bomber didn't work out. The bad news is that with...
  • House Intel chairman: Administration ‘chest-thumping’ behind bomb plot leak

    05/13/2012 10:27:50 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/13/12 | Meghashyam Mali
    "And I’ll tell you something, this has been a damaging leak. We shouldn’t underestimate what really happened here."
  • The Left’s Seven Tragic Terror Lies

    05/13/2012 5:12:25 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 2 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | May 11, 2012 | Ralph Peters
    If they did not put our troops, our citizens and our country at risk, the Left's fantastic lies about terror and terrorists would be hilarious. The Left's self-righteous nonsense in this sphere has no grounding in empirical or historical reality, but, then, reality has long been a greater threat to the Left than Islamist fanatics (the last thing any Leftie wants to do is to face the vast human wastage generated by the addictive, enervating and morally debilitating hook-the-poor social programs of the last five decades).
  • Samaria Jews Take On IDF Function as Terror Mounts

    05/11/2012 7:49:01 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/5/12 | Maayana Miskin
    In light of a wave of attacks and carjackings on Judea and Samaria highways, civilians in the area have begun taking over from the IDF. A newly established group of Binyamin-area Israelis aims to protect the roads where the military has failed, Tatzpit reports. The group conducts routine patrols and has its own vehicles on the road to show a stronger security presence. The volunteer guards expressed hope that they would not permanently replace the IDF, but rather, would serve as a temporary back-up while the army prepares to handle the threat itself. “The army is obligated to protect the...
  • Panties in a Wad Over “Big Boy Pants”

    05/10/2012 11:42:51 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 4 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-10-12 | Wordsmith
    "The reason for that is the torture that my clientwas subjected to by the men and women wearing the big-boy pants down at the CIA, it makes it impossible ..." - Air Force Captain Michael Schwartz, military counsel for the defense of Walid bin Attash During the arraignment hearings, this comment was drowned out by white noise when the court security officer thought classified information might be mentioned. However, upon review, The Pentagon office in charge of the military commission tribunals decided nothing compromising was revealed and released a transcript on Wednesday. Schwartz' "big boy pants" was a snide reference...