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Obama's Afghanistan mess by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Is President Obama sleeping well on his Hawaiian holiday? I can think of many families of American soldiers who might not be enjoying the same bliss right now. That's because 2014 opens with alarming news that the Afghan government will free an estimated 650 prisoners... Read More
Gitmo North returns: Obama’s shady prison deal by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 If you thought President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder had given up on closing Guantanamo Bay and bringing jihadists to American soil, think again. Two troubling developments on the Gitmo front should have every American on edge. The first White... Read More
In Minneapolis -- hotbed of al Qaeda recruiters targeting Somalian male refugees -- the FBI raided several African money transfer shops today. The names of the shops: Mustaqbal Express, also known as North American Money Transfer Inc.; Quran Express; and Aaran Financial. Waiting for outraged accusations of Muslim profiling from CAIR et al. in 3,... Read More
Testing, testing...
Site Intelligence Group Testing, testing...1,2,3...Testing... So, al Qaeda bigwig Ayman Zawahiri has insulted Barack Obama as a dishonorable black and a House Negro. (Full transcript and audio at NEFA.) B-b-b-but I thought Obama's election was supposed to change the world's attitudes about America! What happened to "The World Wants Obama?" And I thought only us... Read More
Pay attention.
The US military hands over control of Anbar province to the Iraqis. Jihad conspiracist Sami Al-Arian has been freed. Ugh: And ABC reports details of the indictment of suspected al Qaeda bigwig Affia Siddiqui, who was caught with dirty bomb notes and mass casualty plans. Oh, and a liter of cyanide: Aafia Siddiqui, the alleged... Read More
Gitmo justice.
Just in this morning: The military tribunal at Gitmo has convicted bin Laden driver Salim Hamdan on charges of material support for terrorism. Glad to hear they didn't fall for Hamdan's sexual harassment sob story (see here). Human rights outcry in 3...2...1...
Defeatists defeated.
Scroll down for updates... I've been keeping you up-to-date on the FISA fight in the Senate (see here and here). This morning, a series of votes took place and you'll be happy to know that the defeatist Dems were defeated. Carter Wood at the NAM's ShopFloor blog sums up the votes: The Senate Roll Coll... Read More
Religion of pieces.
How desperate and evil are the al Qaeda jihadists in Iraq? This desperate (via Daily Mail): Bryan Preston notes that the use of mentally disabled suicide bombers is not new. I also bring all of this up in the
Good news: *** Allahpundit has background.
Scroll down for updates...4:44pm Eastern - cloture vote is underway...4:54pm anticipated by the nutroots, both Clinton and Obama have voted no on cloture (e.g., voted to block press on the Rockefeller-Bond FISA reform bill)...5:12pm Eastern. Motion is not agreed to. Vote is 48-45....McConnell's on the floor, next vote is on the 30-day extension...urging a... Read More
American soldiers at work.
Operation Phantom Phoenix, Operation Marne Thunderbolt, Operation Iron Harvest. Haven't heard of them? Bill Roggio spotlights our unsung heroes--American troops at work with Coalition and Iraqi security forces, ridding the world of al Qaeda jihadists. Bill links this video of the Operation Marne Thunderbolt airstrike:
Get your jihad on the go: Know a jihadi who doesn't want to wait for slow downloads? Tell him the good news:
Scrappleface fights jihad on YouTube with caption sabotage:
Jihad bells, jihad bells, jihad all the way.
Screenshot via the Jawa Report. Hah. Ho, ho, ho, it's Ayman al Zawahiri singing the jihadi blues. He's boiling mad about the Annapolis summit (not the only one): The vigilant SITE Institute has more details: Here he criticizes Palestinian Authority leader, Mahmoud Abbas, and all attendees of the conference, and assures Palestinians that their brothers,... Read More
Never forget.
Watch (hat tip - CommentGuy): Today marks the seventh anniversary of the USS Cole bombing. As Deebow at Blackfive noted, "It truly is a shame that the Old Media dinosaurs keep a daily running tab of US Service members KIA in Iraq, but give this zero coverage. Glad to know that they are on our... Read More
"Come to Jihad."
The audio-visual production team at al Qaeda Central is working overtime: Laura Mansfield's got the Zawahiri vid. It's more than an hour long. She writes: Th
Everything old is new again.
It's from old video, but coming on the heels of Zawahiri's possibly coded message, counterterrorism officials are rightly concerned. AP at Hot Air: Jeffrey Imm has more at the Counterterrorism Blog: In today's video message, Osama Bin Laden stresses the importance of martyrdom for Muslim causes, quoting Muhammad per translations by both Laura Mansfield and... Read More
Worse than 9/11: The invaluable SITE Institute has video details. Allah has the pithy viewer's guide to Gadahn's latest rant. Previous Adam Gadahn blogging.
Hey, you know Jose Padilla's al Qaeda job application, posted today by ABC News? If it looks familiar, you may recall that I posted the whole thing here back in January 2006 after reading about it in the Miami Herald and then obtaining the original document from the US Attorney's Office in Florida. All it... Read More
The search is on. About 4,000 American soldiers are searching for three of their fellow troops missing near Mahmoudiya in the "Triangle of Death:" Jawa Report has video of t
Lots of buzz about the reported death of al Qaeda leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri in Iraq. But take it with a big grain of salt. It's sourced to the Iraqi Interior Ministry and "U.S. military officials appeared to cast doubt on the report." Stay tuned. Meanwhile, there is plenty of other action going on. Take... Read More
Good news: Al Qaeda leader Abdul Hadi al Iraqi has been captured.
Via BBC/AFP Evan Kohlmann reports: 23 dead, 2 bombings. Walid Phares gives the bottom line: "It is about a global Jihadi campaign with Algeria and other countries as "battlefields." Watch Erik Stakelbeck's interview with Phares in case you missed it here. Marisol at Jihad Watch has more on the attacks. London Times reports on the... Read More
Osama bin Laden will apparently deliver an address to "the entire Islamic nation" in a new video. Rusty Shackleford: "As-Sahab has been known to recycle bin Laden's speeches in the past, edited and translated by our own American traitor Adam Gadahn." He wonders if it might be a Zawahiri video coming out instead. Stay tuned.... Read More
Laura Mansfield has the lowdown on al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman Zawahiri's new 9/11 anniversary call for every Muslim to "make use of every opportunity afforded him to take revenge on America for its imprisonment of Sheikh Umar Abdel Rahman"--mastermind of the 1993 WTC bombing. There is also a generic warning: SITE has more transcription: Brief... Read More
***scroll for of Iraqi PM announcement added...oil prices drop after announcement...the Kos crazies are at it already...scars and fingerprints used to identify Zarqawi body...dancing in the streets...Bush transcript...official CENTCOM press release...the Left acts like the Left...MSM spins...Nick Berg's dad bashes Bush...Berg audio here...Task Force 145/Bill Roggio told you...1015am White House briefing coming up...Snow: "We... Read More
The Miami Herald reports today on the latest development in the Jose Padilla case: I obtained the five-page document (plus the five-page English translation) from the US Attorney's Office in Florida th
The "Abdullah al-Azzam Brigades of the al Qaeda Organization" is claiming responsibility for the multiple rocket attack on a U.S. Navy ship in Jordan. Athena at Terrorism Unveiled has thorough coverage and photos, and shares some insights about the claimed attackers and their M.O.: This is the same group who claimed responsibility for the deadly... Read More
Ryan Anderson, the National Guardsmen accused of attempting to peddle sensitive military information to al Qaeda, will face a court-martial--but not the death penalty: I wrote about his usenet ramblings here. The Spokane Spokesman-Review reprinted his letter-to-the-editor rants here. He's the Bizarro John Walker Lindh.
"Al-Qaida: Saudis Aided American Abduction." This is news? UPDATE: Ed at Captain's Quarters has a different take: I hope he's right.
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