Video of Geert Wilders at Free Tommy Robinson Rally, London: ‘Do You Want to be Britain, or Saudi Arabia?’

Massive crowds turned out in London on Saturday to rally for free speech and hear Dutch icon Geert Wilder demand the release of Tommy Robinson from prison.

“It’s so good to see so many of you here today, you are all heroes for being here today,” said the Freedom Party leader, an outspoken critic of radical Islam who rose to second place in the Dutch national elections last year.

Wilders told the crowd he had come to Britain to tell Robinson’s supporters they “will never walk alone” and to “tell the world, and the UK government in particular: Free Tommy Robinson!”

“At this very moment, thousands of people all over the world are demonstrating in front of British embassies, from LA to Sydney, and over half a million people have already signed the petition for Tommy,” he told the crowd.

“And all with the one important message: Free Tommy!

“So, Downing Street is just around the corner, so maybe once again, as loud as possible as we can, let them hear our message: Free Tommy Robinson!” he cried, prompting extended chants of ‘Oh, Tommy Tommy, Tommy Tommy Tommy Tommy Robinson!’ and ‘We want Tommy out!’

“Listen to us Theresa May, listen to us Sajid Javid, listen to us Sadiq Khan,” he continued, each name provoking passionate boos.

“Listen to us, all you in power: we want the release of Tommy Robinson!

“Tommy Robinson is the greatest freedom fighter of Britain today. Tommy Robinson is a freedom fighter. He says what no-one dares to say. He has guts. He has courage.

“And that is more than we can say for all those people that govern us. Because our governors sold us out with mass immigration, with Islamisation, with open borders. We are almost foreigners in our own land,” he declared.

“And if we complain about it, they call us racists or Islamophobes — but I say, no more. And what do you say?” Wilders asked the assembled crowds.

“No more!” they shouted back.

“That’s right. Enough is enough. We will not be gagged anymore. No more tyranny.

“My friends, 75 years ago, your fathers and grandfathers liberated my country from tyranny,” he continued.

“My country, the Netherlands, is a free country today, because the British brave boys and men, people like you, liberated us.

“And do you know how we used to call these British soldiers? We called them Tommies!” he exclaimed.

“But today your government has put a Tommy in jail. Freedom is behind bars. Tommy is behind bars.

“And that is totally unacceptable, and that is why we say: Set him free!” Wilders shouted.

“Tommy is in jail while the British state looked the other way for years, when thousands — thousands — of English children and girls were brutally raped by those grooming gangs.

“They were your daughters. The daughters of the brave Tommies. The daughters of the hard-working, decent people of Britain, who made this beautiful country so great.

“But for years, and years, the police, the politicians, the prosecutors did nothing, and looked the other way.

“They refused to listen to the victims. They arrested fathers who tried to liberate their daughters. They left children in the hands of those gangs.

“But Tommy, my friends, Tommy acted. Tommy didn’t look in the other direction. He refused to ignore the problem. He gave voice to millions of Britons who were abandoned by the authorities.

“And when Tommy protested, the same authorities could not be fast enough to jail him and to gag the media.

“And I tell you: that is not democracy. That is not freedom. That is what they do in Saudi Arabia.

“So I ask you: Do you want to be Britain, or Saudi Arabia?

“My friends, it was not Tommy who was breaching the peace, it was your government who was breaching the peace!” he declared.

“And we cannot, and we will not, accept it any longer. We want freedom, and it is our duty to speak out against rape, against grooming gangs, against Sharia law, against barbarism — and we demand the release of Tommy Robinson.

“So here we stand in full solidarity with Tommy, because, like him, we are sick and tired from being silenced.

“And I tell you, today we have a message for all the government of the world, and our message is: ‘We will not be silenced! We will not be intimidated! And we tell the government, we are not afraid of you!

“We will never surrender! We will stand strong and do our duty, we will defend our civilisation, and we will protect our people.

“And I tell you, to the governments, you can throw us in jail, but you will never defeat us.

“Because, my friends, for every Tommy whom you imprison, thousands will rise up.

“So take notice Theresa May, take notice Dutch prime minister Rutte, take notice, Mrs Merkel and President Macron.

“Take notice: The future is ours, and not yours. We will defeat you politically — because we, my friends, we are the people.

“And every day, more people are joining our cause. The cause of freedom. Every day our members grow, and our demands are right and just.

“This is what we want. First, and most important: Free Tommy Robinson!

“But we also want you to give our countries back to us. Stop selling us out. Stop the mass immigration. Protect your own people. Stop gagging us. Restore the freedom of speech.

“My friends: long live Great Britain,” he concluded.

“Allow me, long live the Netherlands.

“Long live freedom.

“But most of all, long live Tommy Robinson!”

Transcript: So London, how are you? Wow, what a crowd here today. It is good to see so any of you here today. You are all heroes for being here today. And I am here to tell you that you will never walk alone. And we are here to tell the world, and the UK government in particular, “Free Tommy Robinson!” At this very moment, thousands of people all over the world are demonstrating in from of British embassies, from LA [Los Angeles] to Sydney, and over half a million people have already signed a petition for Tommy, and all with the important message, “Free Tommy!” So Downing Street is just around the corner, so maybe once again, as loud as possible, so let them hear the message, “Free Tommy Robinson!” So listen to us Theresa May; Listen to us, Sajid Navid; Listen to us Sadiq Khan; all you in power, we want the release of Tommy Robinson!

Tommy Robinson is the greatest freedom fighter of Britain today. Tommy Robinson is a freedom fighter who says what no one dares to say. He has guts, He has courage. And that is more than we can say for all those people that govern us. Because our governments sold us out with mass immigration, with Islamization, with open borders. We are almost foreigners in our own lands. And if we complain, about it they call us racists, Islamophobes. I say no more! And what do you say? [Crowd, “No more!’] And that’s right. Enough is enough. We will not be gagged any more. No more tyranny. My friends, 75 years ago, your fathers and grandfathers liberated my country from tyranny. My country, the Netherlands is a free country today because the British—brave boys and men—people like you—liberated us. And do you know what we used to call the British soldiers? We called them “Tommies!” That’s what we called them! But today your government has put a Tommy in jail. Freedom is behind bars. Tommy is behind bars. And that is totally unacceptable. And that is why we say, “Set him free!”

Tommy is in jail while the British state looked the other way for years, when thousands, thousands of English children and girls were brutally raped those [M[Muslim jihad rape]rooming gangs. They were your daughters, the daughters of the great Tommies, the daughters of the hard-working, decent people of Britain who made this beautiful country so great. But for years and years, the police, the politicians, the prosecutors did nothing and looked the other way. They refused to listen to the victims. The arrested fathers who tried to liberate their daughters. They left children in the hands of those {Muslim jihad rape] gangs. But Tommy, my friends, acted. Tommy didn’t look in the other direction. He refused to ignore the problem. He gave voice to millions of Britons who were abandoned by the authorities. And when he protested, when Tommy protested, the same authorities could not be [a[act]ast enough to jail him, and to gag the media. And I tell you, that is not democracy. That is not freedom. That is what they do in Saudi Arabia. So I ask you. Do you want to be Britain, or Saudi Arabia?

My friends, it was not Tommy who was breeching the peace, it was your government who was breaching the peace! And we cannot, and we will not, accept it any longer. We want freedom. And it is our duty to speak out against [J[JIHAD]ape, against grooming gangs, against Sharia law, against barbarism. And we demand, we demand the freedom of Tommy Robinson. So here we stand in full solidarity with Tommy, because likwe him, we are sick and tired of being silenced. And I tell you, today we have a message for all the governments in the world. And our message is, “We will not be silenced. We will not be intimidated!” And we tell the governments, “We are not afraid of you!” We will never surrender. We will stand strong and do our duty. We will defend our civilization. And we will protect our people. And I tell you, to the governments, you can throw us in jail, but you will never defeat us. Because, my friends, for every Tommy whom you imprison, thousands will rise up.

So take notice Theresa May. Take notice [Dutch} Prime Minister Rutte. Take notice Mrs. Merkel, or President Macron. Take notice the future is ours and not yours. We will defeat you politically. Because we my friends, we are the people. And every day more people are joining our cause, the cause of freedom. And every day our members grow. And our demands are right and just.

This is what we want. First and most important, “Free Tommy Robinson!” But we also want you to give our countries back to us. Stop selling us out. Stop the mass immigration. Protect your own people. Stop gagging us. Restore freedom of speech. My friends, long live Britain! Allow me, long live the Netherlands! Log live freedom! But most of all, long live Tommy Robinson! Thank you so much! Thank you!

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.

Middle East Forum Launches The ‘Counter-Islamism Grid’

MEF is founding the Counter-Islamism Grid to coordinate research, writing, and activism by a network of researcher-activist associates across North America to oppose Islamist ideas, individuals, and organizations.

The Middle East Forum is taking the fight against Islamism to the local level, with the launch of its Counter-Islamism Grid (CIG) to be headed by Kyle Shideler.

As the saying goes, ‘all news is local.’ But in the local context, Islamists prosper in obscurity. To meet this challenge, CIG will coordinate research, writing and activism by a network of researcher-activist associates across North America, to oppose Islamist ideas, individuals and organizations. The project will be spun-off as a separate entity in the future.

Kyle Shideler will begin as Director of CIG on July 2, 2018. Mr. Shideler specializes on Islamist groups operating in the United States, having spent over a decade researching and writing on their history, doctrine, and impact. He has briefed senior U.S. Government personnel, Members of Congress, and law enforcement on this topic, as well as testified before the Canadian House of Commons.

Mr. Shideler has written for The Federalist, The Hill, FoxNews.com, the Claremont Review of Books, and contributed to Saudi Arabia and the Global Islamic Terrorist Network (Palgrave, 2011).

Mr. Shideler previously worked at the Center for Security Policy, the Endowment for Middle East Truth, and StandWithUs. He is a graduate of Boston University and was a Lincoln Fellow with the Claremont Institute.

“Currently, counter-Islamist organizations focus on national and international networks,” notes Mr. Shideler. “CIG will be the eyes and ears on the neighborhood level, from Lewiston, Maine, to Jersey City to Minneapolis to Lodi, California.”

“Islamism is incompatible with the U.S. Constitution,” He continued. “The two cannot co-exist on equal footing. Lawful Islamists utilize legitimate tactics but to negate the existing order. We seek to research, expose, and oppose this threat.”

The Forum will soon post job openings for researcher-activists in locales across North America.


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Trump refugee admissions slowdown shows U.S. refugee program built on budgetary quicksand

The structure of the US Refugee Admissions Program as designed by then Senator Ted Kennedy (with his sidekick Joe Biden) and signed in to law by Jimmy Carter in March 1980 is crumbling (crumpling, whatever) and I want to know—

Where is Congress?

The original concept—non-profit groups being paid by the head to place refugees—is flawed.  How do you run an organization and create an annual budget when the program is almost wholly dependent on that per head government payment?

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Any legitimate advocate for refugees, should be asking Congress to reform the entire program.

But, of course the leadership (with fat salaries!) of the nine non-profit contractors*** isn’t urging Congress to reform the program and instead is working tirelessly, through the media, to show how mean Donald Trump is to have reduced the number of paying clients (aka refugees) with the assumption that in a few years they will get rid of him and go back to the good ol’ days.

Here is one more whinny story about how the contractors are struggling and I’m posting it, even if it is the same old sob story because ten years ago they never admitted in the press that they were almost completely dependent on taxpayer funding and I want to hammer that point. See Catholics whining here.

From Fronteras:

As U.S. Refugee Resettlements Drop, Infrastructure To Help Them Crumples

Reporter, Matthew Casey, opened with the usual fluffy story about an attractive refugee, then this….

….the stream of refugees flowing into the United States has been reduced to a trickle, which means government funding has fallen for humanitarian groups that receive the world’s displaced.

“We have closed several offices,” said Patrick Poulin, acting regional director of the IRC’s Pacific West Region. “We’re closing the Miami office. We’re closing another office in Garden City.”

Closing offices! Right, and so where is the list of offices still open as I asked in my previous post this morning.

Patrick Poulin with IRC sign crop

Patrick Poulin

The national infrastructure for refugee resettlement was built to take in about 85,000 people a year, Poulin said.

President Donald Trump’s administration cut the cap to 45,000 this year. But the United States will likely let in less than half of that number.

“This is a systematic attempt to try to deconstruct resettlement,” Poulin said.

When the government clears a refugee to enter the U.S., the groups that welcome them get about two weeks of notice, said Connie Phillips, president and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest (LSS-SW).

“And we go into action,” she said.

They find an apartment, furnish it and stock it with food. When the refugee arrives, they’re met by a case manager who speaks their language. Next comes ongoing orientation to U.S. society.

“For that, we’re paid a fee,” Phillips said. “And that fee is a per-person fee that comes with the refugee. If we’re not doing resettlement work, then we’re not receiving the fees.”

These “fees,” of course, are taxpayer dollars!  Don’t you love it!  The average reader probably has no clue who is paying the fees!  Maybe the fees are growing on Washington, DC money trees!

More here.

*** These are the nine federal contractors  whose budgets are being blown to smithereens by the Trump slowdown in refugee arrivals because they receive their payments on a per head basis. We hear that at least one will not survive the year.

The number in parenthesis is the percentage of their income paid by you (the taxpayer) to place the refugees and get them signed up for their services (aka welfare)!  From most recent accounting, here.

If you are wondering, I post this list every chance I get because we have new readers daily and because I want all of you to know that for reform to be possible these nine fake non-profits have to go.

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Trump nominates Ronald Mortensen to head State Department refugee program

Who is Ronald Mortensen?

I had never heard of him, but CNN and other outlets call him an immigration hardliner, a “fellow” at the Center for Immigration Studies.

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Ronald Mortensen

Doing a quick scan of the Utah native’s writing at CIS, we see that he has mostly written about DACA and illegal alien issues, so his experience with the refugee program is apparently limited.Clearly a Trump supporter in Romney country, Mortensen said in August of 2016 that Trump is our only hope against corrupt elites.

The most recent op-ed I found from him is from 6 months ago at The Hill about how to structure an amnesty for the DACA ‘children’ entitled:

Want to pass the DREAM Act? Let’s combine mercy with justice.

Hmmmm?

As a retired Foreign Service officer, he surely has a good feel for the countries and cultures that feed in to the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program, and if approved by the Senate (a very long shot!), he might be able to find some experienced people to surround himself with who know where the problems are with the USRAP.

Here is one story from Deseret News:

Trump nominates Utahn to be an assistant secretary of state

SALT LAKE CITY — Utahn Ronald Mortensen was nominated by President Donald Trump Thursday to serve as assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration.

If his nomination is approved by the U.S. Senate, Mortensen, a retired Foreign Service officer with the U.S. State Department, would head the U.S. State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

The bureau’s mission “is to provide protection, ease suffering, and resolve the plight of persecuted and uprooted people around the world on behalf of the American people,” according to its website.

Mortensen has lobbied the Utah Legislature on identity theft and other issues and supported Trump in 2016. He is a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, a nonpartisan organization that bills itself as “low immigration, pro-immigrant.”

He has been described as continuing to respond to humanitarian crises around the world, including in Mali and Iraq after being recognized by the State Department for his courage during a civil war in Chad.

Mortensen, a veteran who holds a doctorate degree, was on the White House advance team for the 1986 summit between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Iceland that helped lead to an end to the Cold War.

As time goes on, we will hear more about Mortensen.  You can be sure that the Refugee Council USA (the lobbying arm of the refugee industry) will soon weigh in.  (I haven’t seen anything from them yet.)

Readers may not know that the last Republican (under GW Bush) to hold this position, Ellen Sauerbrey, only got it through a recess appointment. Trump may have to go that route if he wants to fight for Mortensen.

And, then of course, if he is confirmed, the big question will be: Is he the man to push serious reform of the entire program, or simply a place holder?

At present, the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration is headed by a Stephen Miller acolyte, Andrew Veprekas deputy assistant secretary—an assignment that has the refugee industry in high dudgeon. 

Get out the popcorn, this should be a good show!

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EDITORS NOTE: The featured image is by Joshua Roberts/Reuters.

The no-go zones I’ve seen around the world are coming to America

Source: Hopkins World, by Kathy,

Earlier this month, I conducted a webinar under the auspices of The United West, talking about the No-Go Zones I’ve been to around the world, and the rise of de facto sharia law in my home, the UK.

I warn[ed] that Americans need to face some hard truths, and wonder why Republicans and Democrats alike still would prefer to act as is if nothing is wrong.

Katie Hopkins appeared on Tucker Carlson show reacting to the outrageous tyrannical behavior of the British government and its puppet media as related to Tommy Robinson arrest with no due process.

Freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of the press, are disappearing in the West.

Katie Hopkins:

“These are very dark times in the UK, it’s a very curious feeling in this country at the moment, and I would say the country is on a knife edge. There is a real sense now that we are against our own government; that the establishment is working against us in order to ‘cleanse’ voices it doesn’t like, it will put them inside for as long as it needs to shut them up…” “Where was the swift justice for the victims of the “grooming” gangs? Where was the swift justice for the 11 year old that was raped?”

“It is more important for them (the media) to be seen as multicultural and accepting and welcoming our Muslim colleagues and our friends than it is to stand for what we know is right”

Tucker rightly stated that “everybody watching this should be horrified as this is a threat… to the rights of every American, and that this maybe a “glimpse to our future here in America”… therefore “we should fight back as hard as we can.”

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EDITORS NOTE: The featured image is by David New taken on 8/7/2011. The man in the photo is Jamaal Uddin of of “Muslims against crusades” declaring a part of Leyton under shariah (Islamic) law.

EU’s Plans to Punish Patriotic Eastern Nations Who Oppose Mass Muslim Migration

Like Hitler in his bunker, the EU is barking wild orders in its last gasp at far-left totalitarian control of the continent and the annihilation of freedom.

EU UNVEILS PLANS FOR ‘DRASTIC’ FUNDING CUTS TO PATRIOTIC EASTERN NATIONS

By Virginia Hale, Breitbart, May 30, 2018:

PATRIOTIC VISEGRÁD NATIONS IN THE EAST WILL EACH SEE THEIR REGIONAL FUNDING FROM BRUSSELS SLASHED BY AROUND A QUARTER UNDER NEW EUROPEAN UNION (EU) BUDGET RULES WHICH REWARD THE INTAKE OF THIRD WORLD MIGRANTS.

Presented by the European Commission on Tuesday, the draft budget for 2021-2027 proposed what New Europe describes as “drastic” cuts in cohesion funds to Central Europe, with Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic each set to see a reduction of just under 25 per cent.

The plans would see Brussels shift the criteria for allocating the €373 billion pot — which is aimed at boosting the economies of poorer nations — away from GDP per capita and towards so-called EU “values” including migration and environmental policy.

Polish Minister for European affairs Konrad Szymański said the government would reject any attempts at “budgetary revolution”, telling Politico: “We are ready to seek a compromise, but Central Europe should be treated fairly.”

Countries which find themselves winners under the post-2020 budget plans include Italy, Greece, and Spain, which are each hosting huge numbers of immigrants who broke across the continent’s borders seeking a better life.

Senior EU figures have repeatedly insisted that every nation in Europe must agree to allow large numbers of third world migrants to settle within its borders, asserting this to be a core feature of belonging to the bloc.

Opponents of Eastern European hesitance to follow in the so-called multicultural footsteps of their Western neighbours, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, have both previously suggested the distribution of EU funds should be linked to the number of asylum seekers that countries host.

Just days prior to Italian President Sergio Mattarella’s shock rejection of a populist coalition government backed by voters, EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said he was confident Italy’s borders would remain open, despite the rejection of mass migration at the polls.

Disregarding the widespread anger felt by Italians at the continuing arrival of hundreds of thousands of Africans, he said that the country’s migration policy “will continue on the road travelled until now”, insisting Italy must continue playing its “very important role in Europe” as an entry point for the world’s migrants.

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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.

VIDEO: How Islamic [sharia] law is creeping into the U.S.

Katie Hopkins of TheRebel.media conducted a webinar hosted by The United West. Participants heard her firsthand account of the No-Go Zones from Sweden to Sicily; de facto Sharia in the U.K; and explained what Americans need to know to prevent similar situations in the U.S.

EDITORS NOTE: Get FREE updates from Katie at http://www.HopkinsWorld.com

Putin’s Revenge: How the Kremlin Fosters Destabilizing Refugee Flows Into Europe

Refugees the world over fleeing economic hardship, natural disaster, and warfare have long looked to Europe as a prime destination.  The impact of their mass migration there has, predictably, been deeply traumatizing for the host nations and their citizens.  That is especially true of the hijra – the Islamic practice of migrating Muslim populations to spread the faith and its supremacist doctrine known as Sharia – that followed the outbreak of the so-called “Arab Spring” across the Middle East in 2011-2012.  What ensued in much of the European Union was a tidal wave of predominantly single, military-age young men, in numbers unseen there since the invasions of the Ottoman Empire.

It is an open secret that Vladimir Putin has sought to rebuild and exercise Russia’s influence for the purpose of exacting revenge against those he holds responsible for the “greatest catastrophe of the 20th Century” – i.e., the fall of the Soviet Union. Preeminent among them is Western Europe and the NATO alliance.

Putin’s desire to get even can only have intensified with Europe’s imposition of sanctions against Russia for its seizure of Crimea and ongoing intervention elsewhere in Ukraine.

In a new Occasional Paper issued by the Center for Security Policy entitled “Vladimir Putin’s Revenge: Russia as a Catalyst for the Refugee Crisis that is Destabilizing Europe,” co-authors Jeff Nyquist and Dr. Anca-Maria Cernea offer evidence that suggests that the Russian government is deliberately contributing to the world’s worst refugee crisis and exploiting its geostrategic effects.

For example, the impact of the Russian offensive in Syria – much of it delivered by massively destructive air strikes – was felt quickly in the targeted areas and greatly exacerbated the human suffering experienced by those who lived there.  As would have been expected by the Kremlin and its allies in Damascus and Iran, a sizeable proportion of them would flee and for most the destination of choice would be Europe.

Nyquist and Cernea argue that, in some measure at least, the massive flows of refugees out of areas as far-flung as Afghanistan, the Middle East, and North Africa are actually managed flows, either precipitated or encouraged by Russia – together with its increasingly aligned strategic partner, Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey – with a view to destabilizing Europe.

As could have been reliably expected, the incessant influx of predominantly Sharia-adherent Muslims not only burdened European economic and social capacities. It has also served to exacerbate tensions between the EU nations’ political left (that has generally supported open borders and an unchecked refugee flows) and their political right (whose opposition to that immigration sometimes propelled it to closer ties with Russia).

Nyquist and Cernea quote the former Romanian Minister for Communications and Information, Marius Bostan, who said that the interlinked global refugee crises “should be regarded as a hybrid war operation against the West.”  Its principal perpetrator is Vladimir Putin.

The concerns raised in this paper demand serious review by the U.S. and allied governments as they assess – and determine how to respond to – a variety of other Russian threats to the West across a strategic span of warfare techniques that is only sometimes kinetic.

Upon the release of this newest of the Center’s Occasional Paper series, its President, Frank J. Gaffney observed:

There is a growing sense that, as a result of the unassimable masses that have effectively invaded the European Union in recent years, much of the region – especially the nations in its west – are approaching a tipping point. Some may actually have been so severely destabilized that they are actually beyond the point of no return.

While there are, of course, multiple factors that have contributed to this dire situation, not least the policies of many of the affected countries themselves, it is important to examine Russia’s role and the degree to which it is, at least in the near term, a principal beneficiary of the mayhem now unfolding in Europe.  The evidence in this regard presented by Jeff Nyquist and Dr. Anca-Maria Cernea is compelling.  It demands careful consideration by the Trump administration and our NATO allies – apart, of course, from another of the wellsprings of Europe’s destabilization: Turkey.If validated, appropriate countermeasures must be developed and implemented with the utmost urgency.

“Vladimir Putin’s Revenge: Russia as a Catalyst for the Refugee Crisis that is Destabilizing Europe” can also be viewed and downloaded for free in PDF format at the Center for Security Policy website.

FBI: 1,000 homegrown jihad terror investigations active in U.S., not counting Islamic State and al-Qaeda suspects

“Outreach to the community.” Yeah, that’ll work. Hasn’t it worked beautifully since 9/11?

Meanwhile, hampering these investigations is the fact that even now, the clueless and compromised FBI includes no study of the motivating ideology of jihad terrorists in its counterterror training. It is working in the dark, and the consequences will inevitably be…explosive.

“FBI Director: 1,000 Homegrown Terror Investigations Active, Not Counting ‘Traditional’ ISIS, al-Qaeda Suspects,” by Bridget Johnson, PJ Media, May 17, 2018 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Christopher Wray told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday that the bureau is tracking several hundred homegrown terror suspects, not counting those linked to a terror group or domestic extremist groups such as white supremacists.

“In every state in the nation who have been inspired by ISIS or al-Qaeda or similar groups, and radicalize, no longer by traveling to training camps, but via the internet through videos, or private chat rooms, or other means. How is the FBI countering that threat?” Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) asked at the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing to examine the FBI’s annual budget request. “It seems to be very difficult to identify these individuals.”

Wray told the senator she put her finger “on what I would call sort of our highest counterterrorism priority at the moment.”

“We have about 1,000 investigations into exactly the kind of people you’re describing, covering all 50 states as I’m sitting here right now. And that’s not even counting, you know, the al-Qaeda investigations, the traditional ISIS investigations, the domestic terrorism investigations, but just the group you’re talking about,” he said.

“And what makes it so hard is that there are not many dots to connect with some of these people. They pick soft targets, they use easy to use weapons, you know, IEDs, cars, knives, guns. And they can make decisions on the spur of the moment. We’re trying to get better at looking for red flags, as to when people who are getting radicalized sort of make that switch into potentially mobilizing.”

Wray said trying to stop homegrown extremists includes a lot of “outreach to the community, partnership with our state and local law enforcement who know those communities better, but it’s hard.”…

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on Jihad Watch.

Gaza violence not over embassy location, ‘comes from those who reject existence of Israel in any location’

Speaking the truth in a forum where it has not been heard for years, and where most of those who hold power are determined to suppress it.

“Haley Defends Israel at U.N.: ‘No Country in This Chamber Would Act With More Restraint,’” by David Rutz, Washington Free Beacon, May 15, 2018:

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley strongly defended Israel Tuesday in the face of international criticism of its response to violent demonstrations at the Gaza border, saying no other country in the chamber would act with more restraint than the Jewish state….

She also noted the report on Hamas falsely claiming to their people that Israeli soldiers were abandoning places along the fence, when in fact they were reinforcing them.

“This is how determined they are to make the lives of the Palestinian people miserable,” she said. “They light Molotov cocktails, attached to kites on fire, and attempt to fly them into Israel to cause as much destruction as possible.”

Make no mistake, she said, “Hamas is pleased with the results from yesterday.”

“I ask my colleagues here in the Security Council, who among us would accept this type of activity on your border?” Haley asked. “No one would. No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has. In fact, the records of several countries here today suggest they would be much less restrained.”

“Those who suggest that the Gaza violence has anything to do with the location of the American embassy are sorely mistaken,” she added. “Rather, the violence comes from those who reject the existence of the state of Israel in any location.”

Haley also said the council should be more focused on the destabilizing behavior of Iran, which launched rockets from Syria at Israel last week.

“In recent days, Hamas terrorists backed by Iran have incited attacks against Israeli security forces and infrastructure,” Haley said. “That is violence that should occupy our attention too. The common thread in all of this is the [destabilizing] conduct of the Iranian regime, a regime that insists on promoting violence throughout the Middle East, while depriving its own people of basic human rights.[“]

Haley said there should be discussions of Iran’s presence in Syria, promotion of violence in Yemen, support for terrorism in Gaza and weapons buildup in Lebanon.

“However, in the minds of some, today’s meeting was not called to discuss any of those examples of violence in the Middle East,” she said. “Today’s meeting was called to discuss the violence that some suggest was connected with yesterday’s opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem. For some people, the embassy opening is said to be a reason to engage in violence. How is that justified?”…

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EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on Jihad Watch.