Skip to comments.Charges point to new threat: homegrown Islamic militants
Posted on 09/03/2005 4:02:47 AM PDT by wallcrawlr
What's new: An alleged plot targeting military facilities, synagogues and other Los Angeles-area sites has highlighted what experts say is a novel terrorist threat: homegrown American Islamic militants operating with little or no help from Islamic extremists abroad. However, the potential for bloodshed, they say, is just as real.
The suspects: Four men have been charged with conspiring to wage war against the United States through terrorism. Named in the federal indictment were Levar Haley Washington, 25; Gregory Vernon Patterson, 21; Hammad Riaz Samana, 21; and Kevin James, 29.
The plot's suspected mastermind was James, a California State Prison-Sacramento inmate who founded the radical group Jamiyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheeh, authorities said. All but Samana, a Pakistani national, are American born and Muslim converts.
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IT is a shame that we have so many victim disarment zones where terriosts can operate with out fear.
Read the tagline.
"One of the many reasons where CCW is allow one should be armed all the time. IT is a shame that we have so many victim disarment zones where terriosts can operate with out fear."
--I agree with you 300%. Disarmed people=fish in a barrel.
Like snipers in NOLA?
A lot of people have sp[eculated that they are gang warlords vying for power within their terroritories.
Who knows for sure, though...
So why split the hair of terrorist or gangsta or looter? Take enough stuff and you take life itself. Be safe, go armed, shoot to kill.
This is why I am tempted to despair for the Western culture.
How can we hope to win a war when we refuse to name our enemy and allow our enemy to recruit our citizens within our own borders.
Our leaders need to publicly name our enemy and stop the spread of our enemys philosophy inside our borders.
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