Muslim Congressional IT Staffer Transferred House Data to Pakistani Government

If this is true, it is an illustration of the damage that fear of charges of “Islamophobia” can cause. The Democrats for whom Imran Awan worked would not have dreamed of looking into his activities, for to do so would have been “Islamophobic.” And so now sensitive information that Awan purloined could be in the hands of the jihad-enabling Pakistani government.

Bill Clinton and Imran Awan (right) IT staffer for Democrat members of Congress.

“House Hacking Suspects’ Father Transferred Data To Pakistani Government, Ex-Partner Claims,” by Luke Rosiak and Wajid Ali Syed, Daily Caller, April 18, 2018:

FAISALABAD, Pakistan — The father of Imran Awan — an IT aide to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz who investigators concluded made “unauthorized access” to House servers — transferred a USB drive to a Pakistani senator and former head of a Pakistani intelligence agency, the father’s ex-business partner, Rashid Minhas, alleged.

Minhas told The Daily Caller News Foundation that Imran Awan’s father, Haji Ashraf Awan, was giving data to Pakistani official Rehman Malik, and that Imran bragged he had the power to “change the U.S. president.”

Asked for how he knew this, he said that on one occasion in 2008 when a “USB [was] given to Rehman Malik by Imran’s father, my brother Abdul Razzaq was with his father.”

“After Imran’s father deliver (sic) USB to Rehman Malik, four Pakistani [government intelligence] agents were with his father 24-hour on duty to protect him,” he said. Minhas did not say what was on the USB.

TheDCNF traveled to Pakistan for this story and interviewed numerous residents who interacted with Imran, and they confirmed that he does travel that country with a contingent of armed Pakistani government officials and routinely brags about mysterious political power.

The House Office of Inspector General charged in Sept. 30, 2016 that data was being funneled off the House network by the Awans as recently as September 2016 — shortly before the presidential election.

Nearly Imran’s entire immediate family was on the House payroll working as IT aides to one-fifth of House Democrats, and he began working for the House in 2004.  The inspector general, Michael Ptasienski, testified this month that “system administrators hold the ‘keys to the kingdom’ meaning they can create accounts, grant access, view, download, update, or delete almost any electronic information within an office. Because of this high-level access, a rogue system administrator could inflict considerable damage.”

Minhas said “Imran Awan said to me directly these words: ‘See how I control White House on my fingertip…’ He say he can fire the prime minister or change the U.S. president,” Minhas said. “Why the claiming big stuff, I [didn’t] understand ’till now.”

“I was Imran father’s partner in Pakistan,” Minhas said, in two land deals in Pakistan so big that they are often referred to as “towns.” In 2009, both men were accused of fraud, and Haji was arrested but then released after Imran flew to Pakistan, “allegedly… exerting pressure on the local police through the ministry as well as the department concerned,” according to local news. Minhas and multiple alleged victims in Pakistan also told TheDCNF Imran exerted political influence in Pakistan to extricate his father from the case.

Minhas is now in U.S. federal prison for additional fraud, and TheDCNF could not confirm whether Minhas’ claims about the USBs are true. But Minhas said the DOJ or FBI never interviewed him about the Awans, an indicator the potential for espionage may not have been explored extensively. The probe involves money allegedly disappearing to Pakistan and Minhas was, prominently, their business partner there….

Haji would frequently boast that Imran’s position gave him political leverage, numerous Pakistani residents told TheDCNF. “My son own White House in D.C.,” he would say, according to Minhas. “I am kingmaker.”…

House Sergeant-At-Arms Paul Irving banned the Awans from the congressional network on Feb. 2, 2017 after the IG report alleged that the Awans were making “unauthorized access” to House servers. They logged in using members of Congress’s personal usernames and logged into servers of members for whom they did not work, the IG report said. After some members fired them, they still kept accessing their data, an IG presentation charged….

According to court documents, Minhas stole $700,000 from American Muslims by using their faith against them. He set up travel agencies that sold cheap tickets to the Hajj, the obligatory trip to Mecca. But instead of providing the tickets, he sent buyers letters saying “Allah didn’t invite you. That’s why you guys didn’t go,” as one victim recounted in court papers. “So, he blamed the whole thing on God, not on his thing what he did to us.”…

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EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on Jihad Watch.

CBS: Obama withdrawal from Afghanistan a ‘Milestone’, Trump withdrawal from Syria a ‘Retreat’

The relentless establishment media Leftist propaganda drumbeat never lets up, even for a moment. Meanwhile, the social media giants are working more energetically than ever now to silence dissenting voices, so that this propaganda is all that you hear, and the America-hating Left will win a comfortable majority in the House and Senate in the 2018 elections.

“The anti-Trump media caravan rolls on,” by Robert Knight, Washington Times, April 8, 2018:

One of the most vexing aspects of daily life is the nonstop flow of anti-Trump propaganda masquerading as news analysis. That is, unless you hate Donald Trump, as most of the media clearly do. Fake news oozes from nearly every media pore, some of it more subtle than others.

After President Trump last week announced a planned pullout of U.S. troops from Syria, CBS and NBC decried the plan, warning of bad consequences, with CBS calling the move a “retreat.” By contrast, when President Obama made clear in 2013 that he was done with the war in Afghanistan, CBS led this way:

“Eager to end a war he didn’t begin, President Obama announced in January plans to speed up the withdrawal of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the president will announce a milestone in the timetable on that drawdown ” What a guy. No retreat, just sound policy. This is not about the wisdom of either president’s move; it’s about the media’s instinctive reaction….

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on Jihad Watch.

President Trump Achieved More in One Year in the Middle East than the Previous Pitiful Eight

President Donald Trump’s administration, led by son-in-law Jared Kushner, just held a historic meeting among key nation leaders with interests in the Middle East.

And the press, of course, was pretty much silent on the matter.

Among those gathering for the get-together were leaders from Canada, Israel and Europe — as well as those from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Qatar and others.

Trump, it seems, has done more in his first year to soothe and calm Mideast tensions than Barack Obama did his entire eight years in office.

The Daily Wire has more:

In little-noticed news outside the Middle East, the Trump administration, led by son-in-law Jared Kushner, brokered a historic meeting regarding the situation in the Gaza Strip. According to The Jerusalem Post, the attendees included officials from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates, as well Israel, Canada, and European countries. That means that virtually every major regional power acting in counterbalance to Iran attended the meeting — and that the Palestinians boycotted it, once again demonstrating that they care less about the humanitarian crisis striking their citizens under the rule of terrorist group Hamas, and more about posturing regarding supposed Israeli intransigence.

Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s special representative for Middle East negotiations, stated, “We regret that the Palestinian Authority is not here with us today. This is not about politics. This is about the health, safety and happiness of the people of Gaza, and of all Palestinians, Israelis and Egyptians.”

This is the first White House event of this sort, ever. But the reason for the Palestinian boycott is obvious: the White House laid the blame for the humanitarian situation in Gaza on the ruling power in Gaza. “Everything we do must be done in a way that ensures we do not put the security of Israelis and Egyptians at risk,” Greenblatt stated, “and that we do not inadvertently empower Hamas, which bears responsibility for Gaza’s suffering.” Those are strong words, particularly considering that Qatar signs checks to Hamas on a regular basis.

But what this meeting truly says is that the most important priority in the Middle East is no longer using the plight of the Palestinians as a club to wield against the Israelis in order to distract from domestic issues in Muslim countries. Instead, the top priority is countering the rising power in Iran, which has extended its reach through Iraq and Syria and to Lebanon, and is moving in Yemen as well. Regional solutions to the Palestinian issue are likely to be far more successful than the false binary of Israelis vs. Palestinians that has predominated for decades.

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. Pamela Geller’s shocking new book, “FATWA: HUNTED IN AMERICA” is now available on Amazon. It’s Geller’s tell all, her story – and it’s every story – it’s what happens when you stand for freedom today. Buy it. Now. Here.

44 Dems, Including Wasserman-Schultz, Exempted Muslim Spy Ring From Background Checks

How is that Democrats are never held accountable? Not just for their every day run-of-the-mill corruption and skulduggery, but for high treason?

Enemedia front page news is a bogus Trumped-up Russia investigation. But the biggest blockbuster spy story of the 21st century that no one is talking about is nowhere to be found in the enemedia echo chamber.

44 DEMS, INCLUDING WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, EXEMPTED PAKISTANI IT AIDES FROM BACKGROUND CHECKS

Luke Rosiak, Daily Caller, April 1, 2018

Every one of the 44 House Democrats who hired Pakistan-born IT aides who later allegedly made “unauthorized access” to congressional data appears to have chosen to exempt them from background checks, according to congressional documents.
Background check diagram from House Policy 16

Background check diagram from House Policy 16

All of them appear to have waived background checks on Imran Awan and his family members, even though the family of server administrators could collectively read all the emails and files of 1 in 5 House Democrats, and despite background checks being recommended for such positions, according to an inspector general’s report. The House security policy requires offices to fill out a form attesting that they’ve initiated background checks, but it also includes a loophole allowing them to simply say that another member vouched for them.

Among the red flags in Abid’s background were a $1.1 million bankruptcy; six lawsuits against him or a company he owned; and at least three misdemeanor convictions including for DUI and driving on a suspended license, according to Virginia court records. Public court records show that Imran and Abid operated a car dealership referred to as CIA that took $100,000 from an Iraqi government official who is a fugitive from U.S. authorities. Numerous members of the family were tied to cryptic LLCs such as New Dawn 2001, operated out of Imran’s residence, Virginia corporation records show. Imran was the subject of repeated calls to police by multiplewomen and had multiple misdemeanor convictions for driving offenses, according to court records.

If a screening had caught those, what officials say happened next might have been averted. The House inspector general reported on Sept. 20, 2016, that shortly before the election members of the group were logging into servers of members they didn’t work for, logging in using congressmen’s personal usernames, uploading data off the House network, and behaving in ways that suggested “nefarious purposes” and that “steps are being taken to conceal their activity.”

A pair of closely-held reports on Imran Awan, his brothers Abid and Jamal, his wife Hina Alvi, and his friend Rao Abbas, said, “the shared employees have not been vetted (e.g. background check).”

“Shared employees” means they were all hired as part-time, individual employees by individual members, cobbling together $165,000 salaries. Jamal began making that salary at only 20 years old, according to House payroll records; Abid never went to college, his stepmother said; and Rao Abbas’ most recent job experience was being  fired from McDonald’s, according to his roommate. (“Whether they had formal training or not, they were trained on the job by Imran,” one of Imran’s lawyers said.)

Among the 44 employers, the primary advocate for the suspects has been Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, who introduced a bill Monday that would require background checks on Americans purchasing ammunition. “Without bullets a gun is just a hunk of useless metal,” she said, calling ammunition the “loophole” in gun control policy.

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EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. The featured image is of Imran Awan, a technology worker in Congress for 13 years. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post) Pamela Geller’s shocking new book, “FATWA: HUNTED IN AMERICA” is now available on Amazon. It’s Geller’s tell all, her story – and it’s every story – it’s what happens when you stand for freedom today. Buy it. Now. Here.

In Britain, If You See Something, You Better Say Nothing

The new top dog of Britain’s counter-terror police has asked Britons to become “counter-terrorism citizens” by reporting suspicious activity. Given the way Britain treats foes of jihad terror, however, it’s doubtful that he means it.

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu did his best, however, to give the opposite impression. “People are nervous about police overreacting or about wasting our time,” he said, “but it’s never a waste of our time.”

The Independent reported that,

“people are being asked to look out for suspicious behaviour, including possessing weapons, chemicals, fertilisers or gas cylinders for no obvious reason, carrying out surveillance, having unusual items delivered, expressing extremist ideas or searching for terrorist material online.”

The Independent also articulated why Basu’s call rings hollow:

“Critics argued that the call for public help was ‘paving the way to the worst kinds of profiling, vigilantism and paranoia’ amid ongoing controversy around the Government’s counter-extremism Prevent programme.”

Basu, however, stood his ground, insisting that police were “not going to overreact to a single piece of intelligence,” and reiterating: “The point is you don’t have to make that judgement, you just have to feel nervous, and if you feel nervous, you shouldn’t sit on it – you should report it. Some people say ‘isn’t that a bit obvious’ or ‘it’s normal behaviour’ and that’s absolutely true but you’ve got to take that with people’s judgement. I think people have good instincts about what feels odd in their workplace, in their community and even in their family.”

And just so that no one would think that Basu was asking people to be suspicious of Muslims in particular, he engaged in some fanciful moral equivalence, claiming that in the last year, the UK had seen “10 foiled Islamist plots and four planned attacks by the extreme right, involved similar methods.”

Basu added: “Lone actors on the extreme right are copycatting some of methodology that has been used by Islamist jihadists around the world.” The Independent claimed that “the threat from both Islamists and the extreme right has been increasing as analysts document both groups feeding off each other in a process known as ‘reciprocal radicalization.’”

Basu’s words, and the Independent’s coverage of them, demonstrate that the British government is going all in with its contention that “far-right extremists” are an equivalent threat to that of Islamic jihadis. However, this equivalence is exposed as more propaganda than fact when one recalls that the most prominent people that they smear as “far-right extremists,” including Tommy Robinson, the recently banned Martin Sellner, Brittany Pettibone and Lauren Southern, as well as Pamela Geller and me, have never called for or condoned any vigilantism or violence; our only crime is opposing jihad terror and Sharia oppression.

Theresa May in late 2016 likened Pamela Geller and me to Abu Hamza and Abu Qatada, and in doing so showed the bankruptcy of this equivalence. Abu Hamza repeatedly preached violence against infidels and is currently in prison for aiding an attempt to set up an al-Qaeda training camp in Oregon. Abu Qatada likewise was involved in the planning of jihad terror plots. To liken us, when we have never been involved in or approved of any violence or illegal activity, was obscenely libelous.

When Basu claimed that there were “10 foiled Islamist plots and four planned attacks by the extreme right,” involving “similar methods,” he didn’t offer any details, and without them, it’s extremely hard to believe that there were really four attempted terror attacks by the “extreme right.” Besides having no terror leaders, the “extreme right” is not part of a global movement that has declared war on Britain and other countries. It has not boasted about how it will soon conquer and subjugate Britain. It has no ideology or political system that it is determined to put into place. Primarily, the British government has demonized as “extreme right” those who don’t want to see their country destroyed by further jihad massacres and ongoing Islamization.

And so now Neil Basu wants people to report suspicious activity. Great. But now the British government is imprisoning and prosecuting people for “Islamophobia.” So if someone sees a jihad massacre being plotted, the witness must be very careful in alerting British authorities, for the suspicion itself could be seen as “Islamophobic,” especially if the witness is a non-Muslim.

In today’s Britain, foes of jihad terror who see something better say nothing, if they want to keep from getting arrested themselves.

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on Jihad Watch.

U.S. Taylor Force Act becomes law despite Democrat and Palestinian Authority opposition

UPDATE: The Taylor Force Act, named after a US Army veteran murdered by a Palestinian assailant in Jaffa in 2016, was signed into law on Friday, March 23rd, 2018 by U.S. President Donald Trump, as part of an omnibus spending package passed by Congress the day before.

Who would have imagined that the simple act of punishing terrorism would be such a herculean task, and the passage of the Taylor Force act (may his soul rest in peace) such an incredible feat? But in the age of the leftism, it is exactly that. A miracle in a dark age.

For those unfamiliar with who Taylor Force was, Taylor Force was an American Army veteran murdered by a Muslim terrorist in Jaffa in 2016.

The Democrats, party of terrorism, was of course, were a stmbling block to its passage.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that in order to achieve peace, P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas must “stop paying terrorists who murder Jews.”

“You know how much he pays? He pays about $350 million a year to terrorists and their families, each year,” stated Netanyahu. “That’s about a little less than 10 percent of the total Palestinian budget. That’s an incredible number.”

The legislation was introduced in the Senate in 2016 by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), and in the House of Representatives in February 2017. A Texas native, West Point graduate and U.S. Army veteran, Force was stabbed and killed by a Palestinian terrorist during a Vanderbilt University graduate-school trip to Israel.

The two competing versions of the Taylor Force Act in Congress, however, have several key differences that have caused concern among advocates of the bill. Passed on Dec. 5 by the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 1164 adds several exemptions and loopholes to the original proposed Senate version. (JNS)

US TAYLOR FORCE ACT TO BECOME LAW DESPITE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY OPPOSITION

THE LAW WOULD DRAMATICALLY HALT US FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE PA ABSENT REFORM, WHILE RETAINING AID ALLOTTED TO SECURITY COOPERATION AND SOME HUMANITARIAN RELIEF.

By Michael Wilner
March 22, 2018 03:27

WASHINGTON – Congress is expected to pass a bill this week that threatens to freeze State Department funds to the Palestinian Authority unless it ends its longstanding practice of compensating the families of terrorists convicted in Israeli courts.

The PA passionately opposes this bill, claiming that its “martyr” compensation scheme benefits generations of families that include those of legitimate combatants in the Palestinian struggle for independence. Israel argues that the program encourages Palestinian violence against innocent civilians.

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The Trump administration agrees with Israel, and US President Donald Trump has personally appealed to PA President Mahmoud Abbas in past meetings to end the program. Senior administration officials told The Jerusalem Post that Trump supports the legislation and plans on signing it into law once it reaches his desk.

The law would dramatically halt US financial assistance to the PA absent reform, while retaining aid allotted to security cooperation and some humanitarian relief. After negotiating some wiggle room into the bill, granting the PA time to phase out the program, Democrats wholeheartedly endorsed the GOP-drafted legislation.

​The legislation passed the House of Representatives in December with bipartisan support.

“After over two years of very hard work, we are on the verge of having the Taylor Force Act become law,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, who authored and introduced the legislation. “This is one of the most significant pieces of legislation I’ve been involved with. The powerful message from the Force family, along with effort from the pro-Israel community led by Sander Gerber, have made this possible.”

For decades, the PA has provided monthly stipends to Palestinians convicted of murder or terrorism relative to the length of their prison sentences, and to the families of slain terrorists. The PA considered the program a fundamental pillar of its welfare system.

Trump’s Middle East peace team characterizes the practice as contrary to the pursuit of peace. But passage and implementation of the Taylor Force Act comes at a delicate time in US-PA relations, when the peace team is trying to lure Palestinians back to the table, and when the PA already sees the US as skewed against its interests.

American Jewish organizations and Israel advocacy organizations, including the American Jewish Committee and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, support the legislation. The bill is expected to pass within an omnibus spending package.

Taylor Force was an American Army veteran murdered by a Palestinian terrorist in Jaffa in 2016.

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. Pamela Geller’s shocking new book, “FATWA: HUNTED IN AMERICA” is now available on Amazon. It’s Geller’s tell all, her story – and it’s every story – it’s what happens when you stand for freedom today. Buy it. Now. Here. The featured image is of the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Jew-hating Muslim student group at UC-Santa Barbara endorses ‘Armed Resistance’

Without the accompanying news copy, one might think this photo was taken at al ISIS or al Qaeda training camp or any mujahadeen army waging holy war in the cause of Islam. But no, these photos are posted by Jew-hating Muslims at University of California, Santa Barbara in support of armed war against the Jewish state. And you hear no howls from the left-wing gun control oppressors who are working furiously to disarm law-abiding Americans. Armed Jew hating jihadis are sanctioned and celebrated by the left while leftist hordes manipulate our children to march against our gun rights.

More on the vicious Students for Justice in Palestine.

ANTI-ISRAEL STUDENTS AT UC-SANTA BARBARA ENDORSE ‘ARMED RESISTANCE,’ SHARE IMAGES WITH PISTOL, AK-47

By Algemeiner , March 18,2018:

The anti-Zionist group Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) published a series of images on Monday that appeared to condone “armed resistance.”

The Facebook post included a photo of a Palestinian woman holding a pistol, as well as a cartoon — drawn in an outline of Israel and the Palestinian territories — depicting a woman with an AK-47 assault rifle.

Another photo featured an armed Leila Khaled, who helped hijack two planes in Europe on behalf of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The Marxist-Leninist group is blacklisted as a terrorist organization by the United States.

“Solidarity is the weapon and armed resistance is the catalyst,” SJP captioned the post. “Support all mujeres taking arms against imperialism.”

In response to criticism, a moderator of the page appeared to defend “the justified methods of those Palestinians seeking liberation from fascist Israeli occupation & apartheid.”

SJP said in a comment published below the post that it did “not condone bigotry against any group of people no matter their race, ethnicity, religion, class position, and/or gender & sexual orientation, etc.”

The original post was shared by SJP at the University of California, Santa Cruz, as well as a number of Facebook users who expressed concern about its content.

A spokesperson for UCSB did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. Pamela Geller’s shocking new book, “FATWA: HUNTED IN AMERICA” is now available on Amazon. It’s Geller’s tell all, her story – and it’s every story – it’s what happens when you stand for freedom today. Buy it. Now. Here.

The Trump effect: Honduras, Paraguay ‘ready in principle’ to relocate embassies to Jerusalem

Great leadership is always emulated.

President Trump’s righteous example is being followed by forward-thinking, freedom-loving world leaders.

Make no mistake: this is the just the beginning. Watch. But don’t look to conquered nations, those who have surrendered to Islamic tyranny such as the UK’s Theresa May or France’s Macron — they are yesterday’s men. Honduras and Paraguay represent the new dawning of freedom in the world.

“Honduras, Paraguay ‘ready in principle’ to relocate embassies to Jerusalem,” i24News, March 11, 2018 (thanks to Mark):

Paraguay and Honduras said they are both ready “in principle” to relocate their embassies to Jerusalem, on the condition that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes an official visit to their country, Army Radio reported on Sunday quoting a “senior Israeli diplomatic source.”

These comments followed on from Guatemala and, possibly the Czech Republic decision to follow suit from the United States’s December 6th decision.

Only seven countries — including Guatemala and Honduras — sided with the United States and Israel on a nonbinding December 21 UN General Assembly resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to move the currently situated Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem.

Although Paraguay has expressed pro-Israeli sentiment on a number of occasions, it abstained from the UN vote.

Netanyahu last year embarked on a diplomatic trip around Latin America last year, he did not stop in Paraguay or Honduras but met the former’s president Horacio Cartes in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There appears to be no current plans to visit the region in the near future.

US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley praised Honduras for standing by the US emphasized a special bond between the countries.

“That was not an easy decision for any country to have to vote on, but the people of Honduras stood with us in being able to make that decision for ourselves and decide where we want our embassy and to know that is our right,” Haley said, according to the Times of Israel, in a joint news conference with -elected Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

In February, Trump secured his embassy relocation intentions and announced that the move would coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary celebrations on May 14, a day that is also marked by the Palestinians as ‘The Nakba’ or ‘The Catastrophe’ when approximately 760,000 were fled or driven from their homes.

Guatemala, following suit, announced in a speech at the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC convention that its date for relocation would occur around a similar time, May 16. President Jimmy Morales defended the decision amid criticism from Palestinian factions and declared, “Israel is our ally and we must support it.”

“The state of Palestine considers this as a flagrant act of hostility against the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people and international law,” the Palestinian foreign ministry said at the time, outright opposing Guatemala’s support for what they deem a “provocation.” Whilst Netanyahu has praised the decision.

The President of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, in early March said the move was a “top priority” for him but acknowledged that “the subject is not currently on the agenda.” The Czech foreign ministry has reportedly opposed the move….

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. Pamela Geller’s shocking new book, “FATWA: HUNTED IN AMERICA” is now available on Amazon. It’s Geller’s tell all, her story – and it’s every story – it’s what happens when you stand for freedom today. Buy it. Now. Here.

EU criticizes Israel over its legislation to revoke the permanent residency of those involved in ‘terrorism, treason or espionage’

It should be obvious to any and everyone that Europe is dominated by a ruling class that has no respect or regard for human rights and democracy, given its record of reckless immigration policies and its bullying of member nations to fulfill its demand for migrant quotas. It is common sense that any country at war should “revoke the permanent residency status of persons involved in terrorism, treason or espionage,” in the best interests of its citizens. Israel did just that, and is being criticized by the European Union because of it.

This week, the Israeli Knesset adopted legislation which empowers the Israeli Minister of Interior to revoke the permanent residency status of persons involved in terrorism, treason or espionage

While the EU claims that it “rejects terrorism in all its forms,” it simultaneously warns:

The new law could make the residency status of Palestinians in East Jerusalem, a protected population under International Humanitarian Law, even more precarious than it already is today. The new law could be used to further compromise the Palestinian presence in East Jerusalem, which would further undermine the prospects of a two-state solution.

Terrorists have never, nor will they ever, respond favorably to appeasement. The world is at war with jihadists, period. Jihadists have declared war on infidels, and they resort to extortion and violence, exploiting a victimology narrative to do so. The EU has stooped to allowing themselves to be manipulated in this way.

The world is divided in two for jihadists and Islamic supremacists: the House of War and the House of Islam. Israel is the House of War, as are all nations that are not under the sharia. All Western nations will do well to follow Israel’s example in revoking the permanent residency status (or citizenship) of enemies of their nations.

Canada had a similar situation when former Liberal Immigration Minister John McCallum“introduced legislation to repeal a Conservative law that stripped Canadian citizenship from dual nationals convicted of terrorism-related offences.” The revocation of the Conservative law was announced last summer, allowing Canadian citizens convicted of terrorism to keep their Canadian citizenship under the Trudeau government.

McCullum’s view was that “a Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian….It is our profound belief that there should be one class of Canadian.” To the imprudent McCullum, Islamic State jihadists are  equal to law-abiding Canadian citizens. To McCullum, the ringleader of the Toronto 18, Zakaria Amara, is as much of a Canadian as Justin Trudeau.

Amara was involved in a 2006 plot to “detonate a truck bomb in downtown Toronto, storm Parliament Hill and behead the prime minister.” Amara’s citizenship was revoked under the former Conservative Stephen Harper government, as it should have been. Jason Kenney — the former Conservative immigration minister — accurately tweeted: “This man hated Canada so much, he planned on murdering hundreds of Canadians. He forfeited his own citizenship.” Under the Trudeau Liberals, murderous jihadists regained their Canadian citizenship as equals to all Canadians, despite their deep hatred for Canada and their war with the country.

The EU has been likewise accepting of jihadists and Islamic supremacists, at the expense of law-abiding citizens. It has been bullying its member countries relentlessly to accept its migrant quota rules. It does not matter to the EU that the hijrah has already proven disastrous for Europe. Now the EU is forcing itself into Israel’s business when it has no jurisdiction to do so.

The European Union will closely monitor if and how this new law is applied to Palestinians in East Jerusalem

The EU’s reaction to Israel is odious, and will only encourage the growing specter of anti-Semitism that has seized Europe since the new hijrah began.

“Europe criticizes Israel over legislation on terrorism”, by Elad Benari, Arutz Sheva, March 9, 2018:

The European Union (EU) on Friday issued a sharply worded statement in which it criticized the law that was approved this week in the Knesset, which allows the permanent residency of terrorists to be revoked.

“This week, the Israeli Knesset adopted legislation which empowers the Israeli Minister of Interior to revoke the permanent residency status of persons involved in terrorism, treason or espionage,” the statement said.

While the EU stressed it “rejects terrorism in all its forms”, it warned that “the new law could make the residency status of Palestinians in East Jerusalem, a protected population under International Humanitarian Law, even more precarious than it already is today. The new law could be used to further compromise the Palestinian presence in East Jerusalem, which would further undermine the prospects of a two-state solution.”

“In line with international law, the European Union does not recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the territories occupied by Israel since June 1967, including East Jerusalem, and does not consider them to be part of Israel’s territory, irrespective of their legal status under domestic Israeli law,” it said.

“The European Union will closely monitor if and how this new law is applied to Palestinians in East Jerusalem,” the statement concluded……

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on Jihad Watch.

U.S. Agents Untrained to Vet Islamic Saboteurs, Have Poor Grasp of Radical Islamic Threat

This should come as no surprise. I’ve been warning about this for years: the Obama administration several years ago scrubbed all mention of the jihad doctrine and Islam from all counter terror training materials. Jihadists associated with Muslim Brotherhood groups such as CAIR were called in to “train” law enforcement to submit to sharia restrictions on speech.

This is the poison fruit of that policy: agents who have no idea of what they’re dealing with when they encounter jihad terrorists.

“US agents untrained to vet Islamic radicals, have poor grasp of jihadist threat, experts warn,” RT, March 7, 2018 (thanks to Graham):

US law enforcers aren’t trained to detect Islamic radicals, which enabled a suspected Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist to remain off the radar in America for seven years, attorney Jennifer Breedon told RT.

Saudi national, Naif Abdulaziz Alfallaj, who trained at the Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan together with some of the 9/11 plane hijackers, was detained in Oklahoma in February. He arrived in the US on a non-immigrant visa back in 2011 and lived freely in the country, even taking pilot lessons. It took the US security agencies a whole seven years to match the fingerprints from Al-Qaeda papers obtained in Afghanistan in 2011 with the prints in its database and reveal Alfallaj’s true identity. The man now faces up to 20 years in prison for two counts of visa fraud and lying to the FBI about his terrorist links.

Breedon, an attorney specializing in foreign policy, international law and religious terrorism, believes that the Alfallaj affair shows “an ongoing failure of the US – and also Europe – to properly vet these people and for our law enforcement to even understand the nature of radical Islamists.”

“Why this person was able to go under the radar; why he went all the way through the State Department vetting process – because there’s no vetting process that vets for extremist religious ideology,” she said. According to the attorney, the employees of the relevant US agencies “haven’t been properly trained” and are unaware of the most basic things, like who the Wahhabis are and what Sharia Law is.

“It’s very likely that [Alfallaj] didn’t even have to try hard to deceive” the US authorities, Breedon said. “The State Department is asking questions and they’re expecting an honest answer. And these people, especially, if they have terrorist ties or connections, are never going to be honest on a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ questionnaire… If we don’t know how to read between the lines or truly understand their ideology we’ll continue to not catch these people.”

The jihadists are able to freely come and stay in the US unhampered because “the FBI has many problems right now,” Breedon said. “The FBI has been too busy with trying to harm President Donald Trump… or trying to go after these supposed Russian hackers. You have the FBI spending… millions of dollars for the special investigation into these things the American people don’t care about, so it’s very likely that something as important as allowing a terrorist to get a US visa would fall under the rug.”

Another unhelpful thing is the Western model of “we can’t offend anybody,” Breedon believes. In 2016, when Omar Mateen killed 49 people and injured 58 others at an Orlando gay club, “the FBI had ample warning that the Orlando attacker was a threat, but because he was Muslim they didn’t want to look into it; they didn’t want to be seen as targeting a certain religious group – and because of that lots of people died.”

Breedon also refuted the FBI’s claims that it needs more funding to be effective, reminding that “reports have come out with school shootings in the US where the FBI many times received a phone call warning them about these shooters and… the FBI didn’t follow up. It’s not so much a lack of resources as it is a lack of knowledge and understanding about threats that matter the most,” she said….

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