Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Domestic Extremists that DHS isn't writing about

By now, you’ve either read or heard about the recent reports alerting local law enforcement authorities to the burgeoning threats of “right-wing-extremists” and “dangerous militia groups”.

If you’ve read through the pages of breathless “analysis” of both DHS’ “Rightwing Extremism Report” and the MIAC “Modern Militia Movement Report” , then you’ve been fully informed that Law Enforcement at Federal, State & Local levels are charged with keeping a vigilant eye out for such potentially dangerous indicators as:

- Being a military veteran

- Being opposed to ever-greater government control over the lives of individuals

- Being dedicated to such ‘single issues’ as opposition to abortion or illegal-immigration, or support for your individual Rights as recognized in the U.S. Constitution.

- Displaying ‘Ron Paul’ or ‘Bob Barr’ bumper-stickers

You would also think, by the metronome-drumbeat of “Timothy McVeigh – Timothy McVeigh” coming from DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, that ‘disgruntled right-winger military vets’ are the greatest threat to domestic security since The One took Office – particularly since “…the election of the first African American president present unique drivers for rightwing radicalization and recruitment.”

But that involves an awful–lot of ‘could’, ‘might’, ‘may’ and ‘nothing specific’.

What about actual terrorist groups – actually in training camps right now – who are dedicated to the death of Americans right now

…all operating inside the United States?

Join me below-the-fold, and we’ll take a look at:

Who doesn’t rate a “threat assessment report” from the Department of Homeland Security?

Terrorists training in North America

Though you’re not likely to hear about this from anyone in the Obama administration, there are known Islamic terrorist groups operating and training within the United States.

Most recently, you would have heard about this on Sean Hannity’s show on FNC , where he reported “35 Compounds” within the US – which is about as close to the MSM as the story is likely to get – CBS ran a story about the “Homegrown Jihad” video released by the Christian Action Network , but apparently for the purpose of panning it, as they leaned heavily on an ‘official’ quote:

“Officials describe the film to CBS News as "sensationalistic" and without any real foundation. According to one official, it is strictly designed to upset and inflame people and does not present a true picture of any so-called “homegrown Jihad” danger. No current intelligence exists to suggest any threat connected with this group, which officials describe as “wannabes” and not terrorists.

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are aware of the movie and have no plans at this time to issue any new alerts or bulletins.”

'Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain', I guess - but...

“No current intelligence exists to suggest any threat connected with this group” – is not what you find when you look beneath the press release…

Jamaat ul-Fuqra

In 2005 the National White Collar Crime Center issued a report entitled “Identifying the Links between White-Collar Crime and Terrorism”, which dealt primarily with the Crime/Terrorism connections uncovered in a multi-state investigation of the very same group currently being identified by both Sean Hannity and the Christian Action Network video.

From the report:

"It is believed that over thirty-five (35) Jamaats have existed in the U.S. since 1980, in addition to more than a dozen “covert training compounds” in Colorado, Texas, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, Oregon, Washington, Maryland, Alabama, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Tennessee (see Map of Selected Fuqra Activities).
In 1991, Canadian authorities also discovered a 232-acre compound in Ontario that housed at least sixteen Fuqra members.

Reportedly, the group has openly supported Muslim Kashmiri separatists against the Indian government and has indirectly been involved in the Sihhalese conflict in Sri Lanka.

Over the past few decades, it is believed that the U.S. Fuqra has been preparing for and engaging in a holy war (Jihad) against individuals and groups they perceive to be their enemy. These enemies include Israel, the Nation of Islam, Hindus, Ansar Muslims, East Indians, Jews, the Jewish Defense League, Hare Krishnas, Buddists, and the U.S. government. Since the formation of Fuqra in the U.S., it is suspected that Fuqra members and associates have been involved in at least thirteen murders and sixteen bombings. (See Appendix B for partial Listing)"

Helpful soul that I am – here’s Appendix B – and a map of compound and activity locations:

As you continue through this little walk down domestic-terrorist-lane, keep in mind that the NW3C report refers to enormous, multi-state investigations, involving dozens of law enforcement agencies – surely the kind of thing that DHS’ Office of Intelligence and Analysis should have picked up on… if they were of-a-mind – or allowed-to.

While I personally have more than enough experience with the NW3C to believe and respect their scholarship on this matter, they are by no means the only ones who’ve been ringing this bell.

- The Canada Free Press did an excellent job on the same matter back in 2007
(with another compound-map ... I love maps)

- The Northeast Intelligence Network (a group of professional investigators, analysts, military affairs specialists and researchers) have been investigating this very matter since 2004

- “Politics of CP” (another blogging investigator) started delving into Domestic Islamic Terrorism back in October of 2005 – Go peruse his links-list on the topic.
(and I thought I was obsessed!)

So now that we’ve fairly established that the threat of Domestic Islamic Terrorism is REAL and HERE and KNOWN by various state law enforcement agencies (having conducted fruitful raids and arrests), it’s time to ask:

*WHY* the Department of Homeland Security is burning precious resources to release “Threat Assessment” (non) reports, identifying “Red Flags” that will have Law Enforcement scrutinizing nearly anyone who didn’t vote for Obama in November?

*WHY* does a search of “Jamaat ul-Fuqra” on the site return ‘No Results’?

*WHY* does reference to “Jamaat ul-Fuqra” ONLY appear on the FEMA site, suggesting that they know they’re going to have to deal with this after-the-fact eventually?


Personally (and given everything laid out here) I’m going to have to agree with former FBI special agent John Guandolo

“Guandolo worked in the FBI since 1996, including nine years as a member of its SWAT team. After 9/11, he worked in the Bureau's Washington Field Office's Counterterrorism Division, developing expertise concerning Al Qaeda, Muslim Brotherhood organizations and the Islamic movement in the U.S.

He now works with Stephen Coughlin, former Islamic Expert for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to advise leaders at the federal level and also brief local law enforcement about the Islamic threat at home.

…Guandolo said that federal leadership is reluctant to act against these Islamic organizations due to political correctness and the threats of lawsuits.

Also presented was a viewing of the documentary "Homegrown Jihad: The Terrorist Camps Around the U.S.", produced by the group Christian Action Network (CAN).

CAN also wants to have Jamaat ul-Fuqra placed on the State Department's Foreign Terrorist Organization Watch List, which would shut down the camps.

Guandolo said that "cowardess" has prevented officials from taking action about the camps scattered across the country.

"We see at the local and state level, a lot of anger towards the federal government, and that anger is well placed."

Indeed – for here we are, and Secretary Napolitano would have us checking bumper-stickers and campaign-signs for the next possible blond-haired, blue-eyed, active-duty example of ‘Domestic Terrorism’ ...

…so as not to upset “The Boss”.

Are we doomed?

If we let these people continue to call the plays, maybe we deserve to be.

- MuscleDaddy

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  1. Soon, MD, soon. You know my site, you've seen the Rott. Breathe deep brother, center your chi.

  2. Oh, btw. The link took me to entirely the wrong place! I am at


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