Top US commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

The top American commander for the Middle East wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring Taliban and other insurgents over the normally quieter months of Afghanistan’s winter, and then quickly going on the offensive in the spring. It’s all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now entering its 17th year. Continue reading

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Death of a Terror Leader

Muhammad Mahdi Akef, one of the Brotherhood’s historic leaders, died on September 22 at Cairo Kasr el Ayni hospital. He was 89. Continue reading

Terrorists dislike women

New coed guard duty causing ruckus at Guantanamo high-value prison

MIAMI (MCT) — The military now has female soldiers escorting former CIA captives around Guantanamo’s high-value prison, an apparent personnel change that defense lawyers say is causing an uproar over religious insensitivity. Continue reading

The Real Moazzam Begg

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg was arrested earlier today as part of raid conducted by counterterrorism officials in the UK. Begg has spent most of his time living in the UK following his release from Guantanamo in 2005. He is one of the most prolific anti-Guantanamo advocates. Continue reading

AWOL soldier defiantly shouts ’09 suspect’s name

WACO, TX – Coolly defiant, Pfc. Naser Abdo shouted „Nidal Hasan Fort Hood 2009!“ as he was led out of the courtroom Friday, an apparent homage to the suspect in the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation. He condemned the attack less than a year ago, but is now accused of trying to repeat it. Continue reading

CAIR: Hamas in the U.S.A.

Islamists Fooling the Establishment

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), headquartered in Washington, is perhaps the best-known and most controversial Muslim organization in North America. CAIR presents itself as an advocate for Muslims’ civil rights and the spokesman for American Muslims. “We are similar to a Muslim NAACP,” says its communications director, Ibrahim Hooper.[1] Its official mission—”to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding”[2]—suggests nothing problematic.
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Islamic Radicalization Process in South East Europe

Hundreds of Islamic fighters who are adherents to the Wahhabi tradition, and who fought alongside Bosnian Muslim forces during the war, remained in the country – with many marrying local women and establishing Islamic organizations. Foreign Islamic fighters are important but not only one segment of Radical Islamist PUZLE in Bosnia.
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Moazzam Begg

In the aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s death, the Washington Post ran a four-part series by men and women who had their “lives shattered and transformed by” the terror master. One of the contributors was especially curious: former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg. Continue reading