Jihad is Coming to America
Years ago I met a remarkable man from Lebanon. He grew up in Beirut with Arab youth. He spoke Arabic. He eventually became a pastor, and he had a stern warning for the West. Jihad is an obligation, and Jihad is coming to the West. He told me 30 years ago terrorist attacks would escalate. He tried to warn the State Department. No one would listen, that is, until 9/11.
He foretold the infiltration of America, noting that Hezbollah fighters years ago were marrying American hookers to acquire citizenship, take up residence, and plan. We have Jihadist sleepers in great numbers throughout the U.S.
The Fort Hood shooter should have been a wakeup call to the snoozers seduced by political correctness.
The number of Muslims coming to America has doubled in the last 20 years. We used to see about 50,000 Muslim immigrants per year. Now, 100,000 come here to live as citizens every year. Given the birth rate in Muslim communities, which is much higher than the average in the U.S., the Muslim community is growing even more rapidly.
Today there are about 3 million Muslims in America, and by far, most are peace-loving citizens, but according to my friend from Lebanon, and the polling data, a substantial number are sympathetic to Jihad, and remain under an obligation to cooperate with Jihad. According to reliable studies, about 10% of the Muslim population worldwide is radicalized. (Some argue they are not radicalized at all, only fundamentalists, ones who insist they practice pure Islam.) This means there are now about 300,000 Muslims in America poised to participate in acts of violent terrorism, ordinarily characterized by mass killing.
FBI sources and intelligence operatives have known for years there have been significant movements of Syrians, Somalis and others into our country, and many of these men have traveled to Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere for training, returning to America to await orders.
Today, many of these fighters join others from around the world, swelling the ranks of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Add the increasing numbers of terrorists within, the proliferation of mosques and homegrown radicalization, and the establishment of training cells here in America, and you have a recipe for disaster: serial attacks in various places perpetrated by infiltrators.
For perspective, take a look at the recorded number of terrorist attacks on American soil. One American retaliated after 9/11, a felon who was arrested, tried, convicted and sentenced to death.
Just remember, one EMP detonated above Kansas could send us back to 1830. Such a nuclear blast could effectively fry electrical grids and computer networks.
Meanwhile, warning signs rarely get play in national media.
After the Boston Bombing and 9/11, we know anything is possible.
Soon, we won’t have to wonder what it is like to be an Israeli citizen, and we will learn the true meaning of Jihad as understood by the majority of Muslims around the world.
Bonus material: Series on infiltration in depth by Bill Whittle
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