Quashed Story Revealed – CAIR member, DNC delegate, Qaradawi friend

SUA Staff – The following story was captured by SUA staff, but within a day, the link was locked on the forum at the UT San Diego web site seen here.

However, we have the content here. The story that was posted (see below) was about the investigations of Muslim activities in Orange County California and its surrounds.

In particular, it shows how adamant the FBI and others are that there is nothing to see.

Hussam Ayloush, quoted below, is a loud critic of such investigations but he is also a member of CAIR, the un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holyland Foundation Case.

The investigation of Craig Monteilh was a ‘very narrow’ investigation, unofficial sources say.

However, one person in particular, Hussam Ayloush, quoted below, is a loud critic of such investigations but he is also a member of CAIR, the un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holyland Foundation Case in Dallas in 2010 where four people were convicted of ‘terrorism financing’.

Why is Ayloush important? Well it seems that he is now a Democratic National Committee Delegate in the State of California and he spouts his hatred of Jews calling them a Nazi state (Also, see here.) and is pro-Palestinian.

We also cannot overlook the fact that one of Ayloush’s closet friends is none other than the prominent Muslim Brotherhood theologian Yusuf al-Qaradawi. Qaradawi says he supports martyrdom operations (suicide bombings).

In summary, hear Ayloush’s own words in an interview about his quest and success in altering terminology of Islamic terrorism from our National Security lexicon.

FBI monitored members of O.C. mosques at gyms, alleged informant says

Here is the content captured:

Sal Hernandez, director of the FBI’s Los Angeles office, declined comment on the matter Monday. Another law enforcement source, however, confirmed that the surveillance occurred, but emphasized that it was a narrowly focused operation targeting people whom the informant had already implicated in alleged crimes.

The informant is Craig Monteilh, who said he posed as a Muslim convert at the request of the FBI to gather intelligence that might aid anti-terrorism investigators.

Monteilh, a muscular man with a background as a personal trainer, said he was instructed to lure mosque members to work out with him at local gyms. FBI agents, he said, later would obtain security camera footage from the gyms and ask him to identify the people on the tapes and to provide additional information about them. He said he was told that the agents then conducted background checks on the men, looking for anything that could be used to pressure them to become informants.

Disclosures of the FBI’s tactics have angered some leaders in the Muslim community in Orange County who saw it as a betrayal of their efforts to assist law enforcement after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The issue has reverberated nationwide.

Last week, a coalition of the nation’s largest Muslim organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Muslim Public Affairs Council and the Islamic Society of North America, issued a statement demanding that the Obama administration address FBI actions, including what they described as the “infiltration of mosques,” the use of “agent provocateurs to trap unsuspecting Muslim youth” and the “deliberate vilification” of the council.

Hussam Ayloush, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Anaheim, said he viewed the most recent disclosure as a form of religious profiling that “reflects a deeply rooted mind-set that was promoted by the Bush Administration.” “I’m not surprised,” he said. “It confirms our worst fears.”

FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said, “While the FBI does not comment on investigative techniques, it’s absurd to suggest that FBI agents are randomly targeting Middle Eastern men or any other ethnic group for investigation.”

Monteilh, 46, is a twice convicted felon who says he was recruited by the FBI in 2006 to go undercover in the Islamic Center of Irvine, where he said he pretended to be Farouk Al-Aziz, a Syrian-French American searching for his Islamic roots. He says he surreptitiously recorded conversations with members of several mosques and provided the recordings to the FBI.

Though FBI officials have declined to discuss Monteilh’s alleged role in any investigation, a law enforcement source confirmed that he worked as an informant.

Monteilh (whose name is pronounced Mahn-Tay) said the FBI stopped using him as an informant in 2007 when a supervisor questioned his credibility. He has since filed a legal claim against the bureau, accusing officials of reneging on promises to pay him $100,000 and place him in a witness protection program.

In several recent interviews with The Times, the 6-foot-2, 260-pound Monteilh said he was encouraged to invite members of several mosques to join him for workouts at various fitness centers in Irvine, Tustin, Laguna Niguel and Costa Mesa. Monteilh said he would routinely lead between eight and 15 men in a regimen of weightlifting and cardiovascular exercise. He said a car key operating as an electronic recording device was capturing whatever he and the men talked about.

About a month after the workouts began, Monteilh said one his “handlers” at the FBI started showing him photos that he was told were still shots taken by video surveillance cameras at the gyms. He said the agent would typically show him between 75 and 100 photos per meeting, which he said were usually at various Starbucks in Orange County.

Monteilh identified the agent by name, but his identity is being withheld by The Times at the request of an FBI official who cited his involvement in covert activities unrelated to the case that Monteilh said he was involved in.

Monteilh said the agent would ask him to write down the name of the person in each photo, the mosque they attend, their nationality and the names of their associates. He estimated that he identified several hundred men, the majority of them between the ages of 18 and 50. Many were professionals, including doctors and lawyers, he said. Most were students.

Monteilh said he broached the topic of racial profiling, but was rebuffed.

“White little old ladies aren’t blowing up buildings and planes,” Monteilh quoted one agent as saying. “We’re looking at these people based on the fact that there’s a terrorist threat in the Islamic community . . . there’s no other way.”

He said the project was working so well that his handlers were given clearance to use him to open a gym that would cater to men in the Islamic community. It was supposed to have a prayer room next to the workout area and the entire place was going to be wired for audio and video surveillance, Monteilh said. He said the project was scrapped after his cover was blown.

A spokesman for one of the fitness centers where the activities allegedly occurred said the company had no knowledge of the FBI probe. Representatives from other gyms did not respond to inquiries from The Times.

Monteilh’s role as a government informant seemed to be supported by the testimony of an FBI agent in February.

The agent, Thomas J. Ropel III, was testifying at a bail hearing in the case of Ahmadullah Sais Niazi, who is charged with perjury, naturalization fraud and making a false statement to a federal agency for, among other things, not disclosing that his brother-in-law is Osama bin Laden’s alleged security coordinator.

Ropel told the judge in the case that Niazi had been secretly recorded by an informant as he threatened to blow up abandoned buildings. The agent did not name Monteilh but testified that the informant was the same man Muslims had reported to the FBI as an extremist two years earlier.

Monteilh was reported to the FBI in June 2007 after members of the Islamic Center of Irvine alleged that he was promoting terrorist plots and trying to recruit others to join him.Monteilh denies being a terrorist and said anything he said or did at the mosque was in his capacity as an informant for the FBI. He said he was given permission by authorities to engage in terrorist rhetoric, planning and “pretty much anything short of an actual attack” as part of his assignment.

 

Islamists and the White House – Foreign policy drivers

By Denise Simon

The strange relationships at the White House are starting to reveal some very disturbing trends, especially involving our foreign policy and homeland security. People may believe the ‘Religion of Peace’ players on Capitol Hill are to be brought into the fold to promote better relations, but appears it already has, but not for the good.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has long employed, as her Chief of Staff; Huma Abedin, a Muslim. Huma has been with Hillary Clinton since 1996 and is married to the outed sex twitterer, and former Congressman Anthony Weiner; they just had a baby. Ironically, it was Bill Clinton who presided over the marriage of Huma and Anthony.

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin

Hillary Clinton, in her position as America’s number one diplomat, is the driver of all geo-political matters concerning the US which includes activities involving weapons, terror networks, military/drone missions, and monetary transactions. So as Chief of Staff, Huma has complete access to all confidential and top secret intelligence.

Dr. Abdullah Omar Naseef - President of the Muslim World Congress

What is disturbing about her access is that she has deep family ties and likely holds a membership card herself in the Muslim Brotherhood.

Huma’s mother is an active member of the Sisterhood of the Muslim Brotherhood and Huma’s brother Hassan has deep connections with Dr. Abdullah Omar Naseef, President of the World Muslim Congress. and Sheik Yusuf al Qaradawi. (See below)

Additionally, Huma was instrumental in ensuring that Ali Mohamed, the famous character who fooled the military and others for years, was not court-martialed as a member of Al Qaeda. He was at one time a member of our own U.S. Special forces as well as being a member of the Egyptian army.

We also know we have Muslim Brotherhood operatives within the White House and the policies of the US government have been quite generous to all objectives in the mission playbook of the Muslim Brotherhood including the Ground Zero mosque, in Anthony Weiner’s old district. It also appears that this influence also helped develop US foreign policy in the ‘Arab Spring’.

Further proof lies in the impact they are having internally. Witness the training program on Islam within the U.S. military, and sensitivity training for the FBI.

Download the PDF of the Army manual for Islam Sensitivity here.

This picture is painting itself. A most frightening and certainly anti-American mural.

This set of relationships also begs the following questions:

Hussam Ayloush and Qaradawi
  1. Who is vetting these people, and how does Huma get that level of clearance?
  2. What is the bottom line agenda of the White House and State Department?
  3. Is Hillary Clinton really presidential material as the DNC is touting?
  4. What will 2012 really bring to America relating to our National Security?

Now we have Sheik Yusuf al Qaradawi – US Mediator to the Taliban talks?

It has also become common knowledge that the White House and the State Department have been in serious talks with the Taliban to come to some agreement where the U.S. which allows and endorses the Taliban as a legitimate political entity while getting the nod of approval to open a headquarters in Qatar.

Now the White House needed a negotiator that was acceptable to the Taliban. So Obama has openly recruited one of these associations, as our mediator with the Taliban. It is almost too hard to believe that this man, Qaradawi, an avowed promoter of terrorism is to be trusted as a negotiator – for the USA! The White House and the State Department are turning our security on its ear. Talk about ‘fundamental change’.

Andrew McCarthy gives us some background on this character, and he has written extensively about him:

For those who may be unfamiliar with him, he is the most influential Sunni Islamist in the world, thanks to such ventures as his al-Jazeera TV program (Sharia and Life) and website (IslamOnline.net).

In 2003, he issued a fatwa calling for the killing of American troops in Iraq. As he put it,

Those killed fighting the American forces are martyrs given their good intentions since they consider these invading troops an enemy within their territories but without their will. . . . Although they are seen by some as being wrong, those defending against attempts to control Islamic countries have the intention of jihad and bear a spirit of the defense of their homeland.

The Investigative Project on Terrorism tells us the following as well:

Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations‘ Los Angeles chapter, has said he “cannot think of one Muslim scholar that I know of, that I have ever heard of, who has actually condoned terrorism.” Ayloush added that there “is no debate actually within the Muslim world. There is no scholar who says otherwise.”

That’s odd, since he posed for a photograph with one (at right). Prominent Muslim Brotherhood theologian Yusuf al-Qaradawi has a long history of advocating terrorism and violence, which includes praising Nazi persecution of Jews and expressing hope that he could die a martyr killing them.

Qaradawi’s extremism has been a topic of discussion for U.S. diplomats and their foreign counterparts, cables just made public by Wikileaks show.

Even stranger timing

At the same time, a new development emerges where commanders within the Taliban and al Qaeda are in talks with Pakistan to take on American forces in Afghanistan. Once again, is Pakistan a friend or foe?

Also at the same time, there are meetings underway to trade Taliban prisoners or merely give them up. This may relieve some political pressure from the left, and open space at Guantanamo. But in exchange for what? To facilitate the end our efforts in Afghanistan early?

Back and forth, coddling strange bedfellows, maintaining and developing even stranger ties, and easing the infiltration of the federal government. Is this what Obama and Clinton are doing…?

Foreign policy in the hands of Obama, Hillary Clinton, Leon Panetta, and Huma Abedin…seems Islamists have a firm grip.

Edited by Scott W. Winchell