America's Leftist Apostasy Enforcement Mechanism Identical To That Of The IslamistsBy WILLIAM MAYER
April 30, 2014 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - Since at least 9/11 the Islamists have successfully cowed the West into a mindset of self censorship, using allegations of Islamophobia to shield itself from criticism.
"Terrorists can't be Muslims, you're just a bigot."
Though use of the technique by these extremists is relatively new - propelled incongruously by acts of terrorism by their co-religionists - the tactic itself is an old one, perfected by the collectivist left to establish and then enforce its own version of a secular demi-religious ideology.
The similarity between this and Islam's Shari'a based proscriptions against apostasy/heresy are striking and help to explain the odd affinity between the left and fundamentalist/political Islam when in fact their ideologies are at war with each other at an atomic level.
That is except for the one commonality - and it's a big one - they share; both seek to destroy traditional America and then remake it in their own image and likeness.
Call it the Shari'a of the left if you will. This entails forced compliance to a set of principles consistent with collectivist ideology which has been elevated to the level of a particularly intolerant religious dogma.[Read More]
Stealth Jihadist Mostafa Elazabawy Attempting To Force Shari’a Compliance
April 24, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – It appears there is a somewhat of a tiff going on within the Manhattan Clergy Council, which has been providing advice to the builders of the 9/11 Museum.
The kerfuffle occasioned a private screening of the short film, The Rise of Al-Qaeda, at which a local imam, Mostafa Elazabawy of Masjid Manhattan, a member of the Council, was present. The film is part of the program which will be offered to Museum visitors.
Elazabawy was incensed over the use of the words “Islamist” and “jihad” to describe the Muslim terrorists who planned and carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, which resulted in nearly 3,000 Americans being incinerated.
“…Sheik Mostafa Elazabawy, the imam of Masjid Manhattan, blasted the seven-minute documentary - narrated by NBC news anchor Brian Williams - in a letter to the museum’s director…” [source, Don Kaplan , Tim O’Connor and Bill Hutchinson, Manhattan Muslim cleric blasts 9/11 museum video on Al Qaeda , NY Daily News]
“..In his resignation letter Elazabawy claimed that, “The screening of this film in its present state would greatly offend our local Muslim believers as well as any foreign Muslim visitor to the museum..”
By his rejection of the absolutely correct terminology in describing Muslim terrorists, imam Elazabawy has revealed that he is both an Islamist and a stealth jihadist.
Absolutely; the imam is seeking to impose the Qur’anic/Shari’a proscription against “defaming Islam or its Prophet,” by removing the allegedly offensive language, an act which could serve as the text book definition of political Islam.[Read More]
Al-Qaeda Using Former “Secret” Base In Libya To Provide Aid To Syrian Jihadists
April 23, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – According to a story broken by the Daily Beast’s Eli Lake, a Salafist and close ally of bin-Laden [Ibrahim Abu Bakr Tantoush] has turned a formerly covert American base in Libya into a conduit for channeling arms and personnel into Syria to aid the largely al-Qaeda affiliated foreign jihadists.
“…Last week, the Libyan press reported that the camp (named “27” for the kilometer marker on the road between Tripoli and Tunis) was now under the command of Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush , a veteran associate of Osama bin Laden who was first designated as part of al Qaeda’s support network in 2002 by the United States and the United Nations. The report said he was heading a group of Salifist fighters from the former Libyan base…” [source, Eli Lake, Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya]
Tantoush is admittedly in Libya, where he recently gave an interview to local media.
The al-Qaeda kingpin has a long history of jihadism having been indicted in 2000 for the bombing of American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
As the Gatestone Institute notes, another senior al-Qaeda operative is also in the country, planning attacks on Americans and American assets.
“…The leading jihadist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar -- also known as Khalid Abu Al-Abbas, and by his nickname "Al-A'war" ("the one-eyed") -- is hiding in Libya. From there, according to security sources quoted in media reports , he is planning to mastermind terrorist attacks against Westerners and their interests across Africa's Sahel region. Belmokhtar, born in Algeria in 1972, and an Algerian citizen, was a key member of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb [AQIM]. After an internal power struggle, he decided in December 2012 to form a new group, known as the Signatories in Blood…” [source, Anna Mahjar-Barducci, Libya: Jihadi Terror Leaders' Safest Haven, Gatestone Institute]
In a backhanded way seemingly confirming these reports, Deputy Secretary of State, Nick Burns has been dispatched to Libya:
“…Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns is in Tripoli, Libya to meet with senior Libyan officials, including interim Prime Minister Thanaie and General National Congress First Deputy President Ezzidine Mohammed Al-Awami, and to hear from civil society and political leaders on the full range of issues related to Libya's ongoing transition. This trip reaffirms U.S. support for the Libyan people as they work to achieve the aspirations of the revolution: a sovereign, democratic, prosperous, and secure country…” [ U.S. Dept. of State]
We have no idea what the hell Burns means by “…support for the Libyan people as they work to achieve the aspirations of the revolution,” since Team Obama destabilized the entire region with the ill-conceived ousting of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
In what has become typical for this WH, no effort was made to secure Gaddafi’s considerable stockpiles of heavy weapons as part of its “liberation” of Libya. As a result as many as 20,000 surface to air missiles have gone unaccounted for and are assumed to be in jihadist hands. [see, Ben Wedeman and Ingrid Formanek , Exclusive: Libyan Missiles Looted , CNN][Read More]
MPAC’s “Safe Spaces,” Islamist Iron Fist In A Taqiyya Glove
By WILLIAM MAYER
April 21, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – The Muslim Public Affairs Council, MPAC is undoubtedly the most media-wise major Islamist organization in the United States. This makes it a problematic entity because it has largely succeeded in camouflaging its mission of stealthily advancing and where possible, enforcing, Shari’a compliance.
First a quick backgrounder on MPAC’s roots, courtesy of the Center For Security Policy’s white paper, Shariah: The Threat To America
“The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) was formed in 1986 as the Political Action Committee for the Islamic Center for Southern California, one of the largest Wahhabi mosques in America. In 1988, the Political Action Committee separated from the Islamic Center of Southern California and became the Muslim Public Affairs Council. The founders of the Islamic Center for Southern California are Hassan Hathout and his brother Maher Hathout. The late Hassan Hathout was a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood movement. The two brothers spent time in an Egyptian prison during the early days of the Muslim Brotherhood’s activities there, led by the Brotherhood’s founder Hassan Al Banna. MPAC’s own publication, The Minaret, has proudly called Hassan a “companion of” and Maher “a close disciple of” the Brotherhood founder…”
Maybe because of the group’s extremist origins, MPAC avoids the flamboyance of its similarly motivated brethren such as CAIR and ISNA. Thus it’s maintained an ability to float at a treetop level, just below the din generated by the more in your face American Islamist organizations.
Headquartered in LA, MPAC has had some success - often partnering with other Islamist organizations - influencing how Muslims are depicted in films. Towards that end it maintains an elaborate presence in Hollywood to do just that:
"MPAC's Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. The Bureau is responsible for advancing Muslim American perspectives in the entertainment industry by serving as an information clearinghouse in Islam for the Hollywood community. The Bureau also works with the Muslim American community to nurture creative talent and connect aspiring Muslim filmmakers, writers and actors with Hollywood professionals...MPAC experts provide information, background, and consultation that addresses cultural and religious sensitivities in such areas as civil rights, politics, foreign affairs, art, culture, history, law, family issues and more...The Bureau works with studios and production companies to serve as a consultant on film and television projects that depict Islam or have an impact on the Muslim community. The Bureau seeks to promote balanced and accurate portrayals of Muslim-related issues in such movies and shows, as well as educate the filmmakers and producers about religious, political and cultural issues in the Muslim world in order to give deeper context to their creative work." [source, MPAC website]
Boko Haram Atrocity: Kidnapping Over 200 School Girls
April 21, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – Not content to merely terrorize a large portion of Nigeria, Boko Haram has now kidnapped 243 school girls, for purposes better left unexplored.
The incident took place last Tuesday in the Northern Nigerian state of Borno as more than 100 of the terrorists descended upon the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State.
The girls were loaded into a stolen truck as if they were cattle and driven off towards one of the group’s safe areas. Along the way the truck ran into difficulties which allowed about 80 of the abductees to make a run for it. [see, The Chibok schoolgirls: When Boko Haram kidnapped for sexual needs , Nigerian Tribune]
The girls were the ones who reported that 243 of them were abducted, as they were directed to count themselves by the terrorists.
At the time of this writing the fate of those who are still being held captive remains unknown, what is entirely clear however is that few outside of Western Africa are really paying attention to this story.
Though recently declared an FTO by the Dept. Of State we still see absolutely no sign of any assistance being provided to the government of Nigeria’s President “Goodluck” Jonathan by the United States.
We are aware that a few days ago a forlorn looking Secty. Of State Kerry, said that the U.S. was aiding Nigeria. However, since little coming out of this administration even marginally resembles the truth, we simply don’t believe him[Read More]
Hamas Front Group ISNA Celebrates Dismantling Of NY Counter-Terror Squad
April 16, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – ISNA and other domestic jihadist groups are today celebrating the dismantling of the New York Police Department’s counter-terrorism surveillance unit.
ISNA and HAMAS you say?
Absolutely: “Federal District Court Judge Jorge Solis in a 2009 post prosecution decision arising out of the Holy Land case, was very clear in this matter, stating: "The government has produced ample evidence to establish the associations of CAIR, ISNA, NAIT, with NAIT, the Islamic Association for Palestine, and with Hamas," U.S. District Court Judge Jorge Solis said in the July 1, 2009, ruling.." [source, The Investigative Project, Federal Dist. Court filing].
The effect of this move is far-reaching; NYPD’s new commissioner William Bratton ended with a stroke of the pen what the American Islamist community rabble couldn’t stop through the courts.
In a February 4, 2014 decision, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey William J. Martini found that the purpose of NYPD’s surveillance program was not Islamophobic, but, “…rather to find Muslim terrorists hiding among ordinary, law-abiding Muslims…” and was therefore legal and not violative of the civil rights of New York area Muslims. [source, Syed Farhaj Hassan, The Council of Imams in New Jersey, Muslim Students Association of the U.S., et al, v New York City, Civ. No. 2:12-3401]
But merely losing the matter outright at the U.S. District Court level didn’t impede the Islamists. Instead they took the political approach, continuing to malign NYPD officials, demanding that the program should be ended because it was Islamophobic.
Translation: Islamophobic = telling the truth.
And that is exactly what William Bratton did, absent any legal or intellectual justification for the move.[Read More]
BLM Aggression: Team Obama Shows Its Hand
Bundy Affair One Of The Most Important National Security Stories In Recent Memory
April 15, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – A few days ago we witnessed an event which American patriots should cherish and celebrate: several dozen protesters, shut down the Bureau of Land Management's [Dept. of Interior, BLM] attempted confiscation of Cliven Bundy’s ranch located in Clark County, Nevada.
In a very real way, TeamObama and his lap dog Harry Reid ran away, the usual response by bullies who get their noses busted.
Once deployed, word of BLM’s para-military operation spread like prairie fire among the local ranching community and into the closest major media market Salt Lake City, Utah.
That many of these protesters were conspicuously armed, wearing side arms and toting ARs, put the BLM thugs on notice that if they pushed this too far a genuine range war would break out, not exactly an auspicious event to occur only 7 months away from the critical midterm Congressional elections in which the Democrats can at best only limit the damage which will occur at the polls.
BLM tried to take what must have appeared to them to be the high road, claiming that Bundy’s operation threatened not only the department’s authority but the desert tortoise, declared an endangered species, but in reality not threatened by cattle ranching.
As the matter unfolded however the wizened, crooked presence of Sen. Harry Reid [D-NV] made itself known, with reports suggesting that the senior senator might have a financial interest in plundering the worldly belongings of a family which has continuously ranched the area for 140 years. [see, Paul Joseph Watson, Feds Desperate to Hide Harry Reid Link to Bundy Land Grab, InfoWars][Read More]
Obama Declares War On Elderly Nevada Man, Invades Ranch
Reason for Feds Stockpiling of Ammunition Becomes Clear
By WILLIAM MAYER
April 9, 2014 – San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org – While no one in this administration has been held to account for: the Benghazi disaster, Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the ongoing Islamic jihad in Northern Africa, the new partnership between Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and al-Qaeda...ad infinitim, a ranch in Nevada is this hour under siege by over 200 armed federal goons in full battle gear.
The cause of this extraordinary action is a long-standing dispute between Cliven Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management over cattle grazing rights.
Bundy’s family has held the property for 140 years, certainly predating the existence of the BLM [not to mention the overwhelming majority of the fed. bureaucracy] yet DC believes it has the right to confiscate Bundy’s cattle in an effort to protect the desert tortoise. [please refer to, Faith Heaton Jolley and Dave Cawley, 'Wake up America,' says family involved in BLM cattle dispute, KSL Radio, Utah]
Though BLM has through the federal courts sanctified its claim on Bundy’s property, the matter remained unresolved, that is until Obama’s Thug Army invaded the ranch as if it were marching into Fallujah, or Tehran, except it has no plans of ever doing that.
Nevada’s governor Brian Sandoval is not pleased [see Jennifer Kaster, Gov. Brian Sandoval attacks BLM in cattle roundup controversy , Action 13 News] voicing outrage that DC could possibly feel that this dispute required the deployment of hundreds of heavily armed federal goons.[Read More]
Nigeria’s Boko Haram Hell
By WILLIAM MAYER
April 9, 2014 – San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org – A few weeks ago, the All Africa News Service conducted an interview with Abudlrahman Tera [member of the Nigerian House of Representatives for Bama/Ngala/Kala-Balge Federal Constituency of Borno State] regarding the unrelenting, horrifically violent jihad being waged by Boko Haram, a Muslim group led by Abubakar Shekau. [see, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Our Boko Haram Hell]
The words Boko Haram translate into, “Western Education is forbidden,” and over a very brief period of years the group has succeeded in destroying the educational system in Borno and Yobe states by atrocity laden attacks targeting school children.
As the Representative states, “...the current situation is one where schools no longer exist. Students cannot identify themselves as students. Teachers cannot identify themselves as teachers and cannot dare go to where school locations are. The existing structures have all been completely burnt down. And our economic activities have been brought down not just because there is sense of insecurity but because specifically, market and economic hubs have been targeted, burnt down, peoples' assets have been specifically targeted and burnt down…”
Nigeria’s military forces are clearly unable to contain this threat. It’s actually worse than that as President Jonathan has at times directed his press representatives to claim that Boko Haram’s leader, Shekau, had been killed and group was in disarray.
These claims have always been followed by an increase in terror activity, often accompanied by videos featuring an obviously very much alive Abubakar Shekau.
We have been following this story for several years, one of the very few Western media news sources to do so, for example:[Read More]
The Threats From Africa: “Voodoo”, Female Genital Mutilation, War Crimes and Terrorism
By EMERSON VERMAAT
April 8, 2014 – San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - More than 40,000 sub-Saharan Africans seek to enter the European Union via Melilla and Ceuta, two Spanish enclaves in northern Morocco. Over 8,000 already managed to do so. They first have to climb huge ten meter high fences and do not hesitate to use violence and attack the Spanish border police, the so-caled Guardia Civil, using sticks or throwing stones at them. On February 24, 2014, over 500 sub-Saharan Africans stormed the Melilla border fence causing injuries to 13 members of the Guardia Civil, the Spanish press reported. Some 100 Africans managed to enter Spanish territory. There was a similar attack a few days later when 214 sub-Saharian Africans or “subsaharianos” managed to enter Melilla. Spain belatedly decided to send reinforcements to both enclaves which are literally besieged by hundreds of very violent and aggressive young African males. On March 28, some 800 sub-Saharians stormed the Melilla fence, but this time only ten managed to climb over the it and reach Spanish territory – thanks to the alertness of the reinforced Guardia Civil. Members of the Guardia Civil are no longer allowed to use pistols, rubber bullets or tear gas to defend themselves, only police trungeons they may carry.
Some liberal politicians are blaming the West and want to abolish the borders in southern Europe. I recently heard how a politician from the ruling Dutch Labor Party (PvdA) made a plea in a session of a parliamentary committee to provide food, shelter and healthcare to all illegal immigrants in Holland - over 100,000 by now. All asylum requests of illegal immigrants have been turned down by the Dutch government as well as by the courts – yet these people do not want to return to their home countries. They feel protected by liberal politicians and clergymen and the powerful immigration lobby. Liberal asylum policies will only encourage hundreds of thousands other non-Western immigrants to enter Europe – it will be a huge burden for the European tax payer. But there are other important justifications for curbing mass immigation from Africa and the Muslim world.
Primitive witchcraft and superstition are widespread in Africa and among African immigrants
“To my knowledge, there is not an African society which does not hold belief in mystical power of one type or another,” writes John S. Mbiti in his study African Religions and Philosophy. “There is mystical power which causes people to walk on fire, to lie on thorns or nails, to send curses or harm, including death.” “There is power that enables experts to see into secrets, hidden information or the future, or to detect thieves and other culprits. African peoples know this and try to apply it in these and other ways.”
Sorcery, witchcraft (evil employment of mystical power), evil magicians, witches, medicine-men and priests still play a very important role in the life of too many Africans. Witchcraft, Mbiti writes, “is part of the religious corpus of beliefs.” There is also a widespread belief in spirits, spirits are blamed for all forms of illness. “Spirit possession occurs in one form or another in practically every African society.”
Daniel Etounga-Manguelle from Cameroon wants Africa to adopt “a cultural adaptation program.” “A society in which magic and witchcraft flourish today is a sick society ruled by tension, fear and moral disorder.” It is, Etounga-Manguelle claims, the Africans and their culture which are to be blamed for irrationalism, widepread practices of corruption (“The elites have access to large amounts of money”), inefficient African bureaucracies, tribalism and the negation of the individual. The costs of irrationalism, he says, are high: “Sorcery also extends to government. Witch doctors surround African presidents, and nothing that really matters in politics occurs without recourse to witchcraft. Occult counselors, responsible for assuring that authorities keep their power by detecting and neutralizing possible opponents, have power that the most infuential Western advisors would envy. The witch doctors amass fortunes, and they themselves end up with official designations, enjoying the direct excercise of power.”[Read More]
The Threat Posed By Islamist Military Chaplains
April 3, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – On Tuesday, courtesy of a Fox News exclusive story [see, Breaking - FBI Interviews Jihad Spouting Army Recruit Mohammad Abdullah Hassan, Deems Him “Not A Threat”] we learned that a jihad spouting recent Army recruit, Mohammad Abdullah Hassan, after having been interviewed by the FBI, was declared to represent “no danger.”
This despite Mr. Hassan’s ardent desire to follow in the footsteps of the 2009 Ft. Hood jihadist, the disgraced Maj. Nidal Hasan, expressed both verbally and through social media postings.
Not only is the FBI's determination in this matter inexplicably bizarre, it hints at a deeper problem.
If the top domestic law enforcement organization is willing to certify as “no threat” people like Mohammad Hassan, what kind of standards are being employed to weed out potential jihadist military imams?
According to one who should know, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, a devout Muslim and an 11 year Navy veteran who retired at the rank of Lt. Commander, the answer is shocking; military imams are appendages of the HAMAS front group, the Islamic Society of North America.
You are reading that correctly;a group which has been proven to be associated with the Muslim Brotherhood's bloody step-child, HAMAS, is the official body which certifies Muslim chaplains.
“…The Government has produced ample evidence to establish the associations of CAIR, ISNA and NAIT with HLF, the Islamic Association for Palestine (“IAP”), and with Hamas. [source, Crim. No. 3:04-CR-0240-P, United States of America v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, Shukri Abu Baker, Mohammad El-Mezain, Ghassan Elashi, Mufid Abdulqadar, Abdulrahman Odey , pg. 15]
Breaking - FBI Interviews Jihad Spouting Army Recruit Mohammad Abdullah Hassan, Deems Him “Not A Threat”
April 1, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – Fox News in an exclusive, is reporting that a recent Army recruit, Mohammad Abdullah Hassan, has been questioned by the FBI over his expressed desire to conduct a jihad similar to that committed by Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan, who in 2009 cold bloodedly gunned down 13 of his fellow servicemen.
Unbelievably, after having interviewed the aspiring jihadist, the FBI released him, stating that he didn’t represent a danger.
“An Army recruit who triggered a military and law enforcement alert is not considered an immediate threat by the FBI - even though the agency said he told friends he planned a "Ft. Hood-inspired jihad" against fellow soldiers" and warned it was "imminent." [source, Jana Winter, EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Army recruit whose 'Ft. Hood-inspired jihad' prompted alert not a threat: FBI , Fox News]
The actions of the FBI here are completely inexcusable, we are at a loss as to what lengths an individual has to go before this administration considers him a clear and present danger.
Perhaps, Holder and his criminal DOJ are simply holding off a bit, waiting for the expected announcement by President Obama that if he had a son in the military he would look just like Mohammad Abdullah Hassan?
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Allies: Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood And Al-Qaeda
April 1, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – If one needed more proof that President Obama’s claim that al-Qaeda is all but dead and buried is absurd, we note that on March 19 elite units of the Egyptian armed forces attacked and destroyed an al-Qaeda linked bomb making cell located within an hour’s drive of Cairo.
The group running the operation, Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis - an al-Qaeda franchise – is working with Egypt’s terrorist Muslim Brotherhood in an attempt to overthrow the country’s military-run government.
“There is no doubt logistic support exists,” terrorist expert Major Khaled Okasha told Al-Ahram Weekly. “It comes from elements who track and monitor and who have communications and other support mechanisms. I expect these activities are undertaken by Muslim Brotherhood elements residing in the villages and infiltrated among the people. It would have been easy for them to follow what happened during the operation and to transmit their accounts to their counterparts in Al-Qaeda/Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis. This not only points to the close alliance between the two but also to how the Muslim Brotherhood functions.” [source, Ahmed Eleiba, Networks of terror, Al Ahram Weekly]
According to reports, the cell consisted of 14 people, 6 of whom were killed in the raid with the others having been taken into custody.
In addition to small arms and bomb belts, 5 tons of explosives were seized in the operation, which is believed to have been intended to destroy the technology controlling the flow of water in the Nile River Delta, which would be disastrous.
“Five tons of explosives were seized during the Arab Sharkas raid in addition to explosive belts…The quantity of explosives was more than enough to destroy the Qanater barrages which control the flow of the Nile into the Delta…”
That subversives were able to so freely obtain and move a huge quantity of explosives, thought to have been trucked in from Libya [thanks again Mr. Obama, “liberating” Libya has paid such handsome dividends] indicates that there is a network of jihadist groups acting in common purpose to cause societal meltdown.[Read More]