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Posted on 02/22/2015 5:59:04 AM PST by KeyLargo
Somali Terrorist Group Targets Western Shopping Malls In Call For Lone Wolf Attacks
By Angelo Young
The al Qaeda branch in Somalia released a video Saturday celebrating the September 2013 attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed 60 people in a four-day siege. In the 66-minute video, unleashed on Twitter in both English and Arabic, al-Shabab called for attacks on specific targets in the U.S., Canada and Britain.
If just a handful of mujahedeen [militant jihadists] fighters could bring Kenya to a complete standstill for nearly a week, just imagine what the dedicated mujahedeen could do in the West to American or Jewish shopping centers across the world, a masked gunman says toward the end of the video. What if such an attack were to occur in the Mall of America in Minnesota? Or the West Edmonton Mall in Canada? Or in London's Oxford Street?
The video raises concern it could help inspire lone-wolf attacks by radicalized individuals in these countries who are teetering on committing violent acts in the name of Allah. Online social media has helped widen the audience for Islamist propaganda despite efforts by Facebook and Twitter to weed out troubling broadcasts.
While social media sites are filled with militant Islamist propaganda calls for violence (such as how to make bombs in your mothers kitchen or praising the usefulness of Honda motorcycles to commit terrorist acts), its unusual for terrorists to be so specific about civilian targets. News of the video was first reported by Bethesda, Maryland, SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors activities of extremist groups.
"The English-speaking narrator in this video sounds remarkably similar to the narrator from past Shabab releases, SITE Director Rita Katz said in a report announcing the news Saturday.
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A still depicting the title sequence of a 66-minute video released Saturday by Somalia's al Qaeda-affiliated Shabab group extolling the September 2013 Kenyan mall siege. In it, a masked terrorist names specific shopping malls in the U.S., Canada and Britain, hoping for lone-wolf attacks. SITE intelligence Group
Terrorist attacks; otherwise depicted by Obama as random workplace violence.
Shoppers are in good hands....
Mall of America is next door to Somali-infested Minneapolis.
Al-Shabaab is the main Somalian terrorist group.
What could go wrong?
For years I’ve wondered why our malls haven’t been attacked. Three or four jihadis could strike terror that wouldn’t be reversible and further show our governments’ weakness against Islam.
also, CNN repeated it 3 times within the ten minutes I was there so you know they're right
I pray this does not happen, but if it does... I have a feeling the Muslims in this country will want to get out pretty darned quick. Problem for them is, I don’t believe they’ll have time.
The attacks will more than likely occur in states that don’t have many CCW and restrictive gun laws.
Gun Free Zones are preferred to taking their chances in the south where they would likely be killed shortly.
Perhaps they haven't because it WOULD strike terror.
It would strike terror into the hearts of women who shop at those malls, many of them Democrats. Terror that would make the women demand expulsion or extermination of all Muslims in the US.
Don't mess with women shoppers.
This kind of an attack and an attack on a school is what I have longed feared as I’m sure many people have feared as well. Imagine the chaos and outcry if something like Beslan or Westgate happens. It would change everything.
What makes you think something would happen to them if another attack occurs? The admin will do what they can to protect and defend their actions. The nation is just not ready to fight back. Now I say that as there are Somali shops literally right outside my window. We’re not ready to fight because we’re still being told they aren’t a threat.
“I pray this does not happen, but if it does... I have a feeling the Muslims in this country will want to get out pretty darned quick. Problem for them is, I dont believe theyll have time.”
As long as Obama has their back and the Muslim Brotherhood have infested the White House, Muslims have no worry’s since they are portrayed here as ‘victims’.
Islamic group rips District 230 response to graffiti threats
Feb 21, 2015
An Islamic rights organization is criticizing Consolidated High School District 230 officials for too quickly dismissing graffiti threats targeting Arabic and Muslim students that were found this month on restroom stalls at Sandburg High School.
And when someone with political or media links dies in one of these attacks, what then? Are they going to be covering for these freaks until the blade is at their own throats?
My gosh... I’d have to GO TO A MALL TO be worried. Target, Burlington Coat, WalMart, BigLots or Lowes aren’t in malls...
Not to worry — these Somalians have been thoroughly westernized after arrival in Minesoooooota.
February 22, 2015
Maybe we should defund Homeland Security after all
By Rick Moran
The Department of Homeland Security is up to its old tricks, warning police departments across the country of the threat of “right wing” terrorism.
Right in the heartland of Somali muslim America.
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