Apr 18

Obama and His Thwarting of the Release of Information on the Fort Hood Jihadist

The Obama Administration has critical information on the Fort Hood jihadist, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, that it is refusing to release to Congress despite repeated requests.


We can only speculate on some of the reasons. Interestingly and as noted below, Obama and many in his administration have refused to acknowledge the obvious including leaving it out of reports and speeches: that this was an act of Islamic terrorism.

This terrorist had a long history of pro-Islamic rants, actions and associations and even yelled “Allahu akbar” while murdering members of our military. All the evidence is irrefutable and incontrovertible.

Obama’s refusal to consider this an Islamic terrorist event, particularly given his position as President of this country, is of incalculable concern and places our country at immeasurable risk. We feel that this goes beyond blatant incompetence or truckling to Islam and “political correctness”.

Is this just another of myriad examples that Obama’s allegiance is not truly to America and its Judeo-Christian foundations and instead more toward Islam?

Given his history (including attending a Madrassa in Indonesia as a child; Muslim father and step father), statements (anti-American; anti Judeo-Christian and pro-Islam), actions (pro-Arab, anti-Allies including vehement hatred of our ally Israel, etc.), we firmly believe that this is the case.

It also begs the important question which has simmered in the public for a while: is Obama really a Muslim and not a “Christian” which he feigns to be?

Obama's Fort Hood Jihadist
Pamela Geller April 11, 2011

We have been hearing for years that the White House is withholding evidence on the Fort Hood jihadi, Major Nidal Malik Hasan.  Now comes direct confirmation of this from Hasan's own lawyer.

Major Hasan, also known as Soldier of Allah, according to his business card, mowed down thirteen U.S. soldiers while screaming Allahu akbar on the Fort Hood military base in Texas a year and a half ago, in November 2009.  Yet his trial keeps on being postponed.  On March 30, Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, the outgoing commanding general at Fort Hood, granted a request from John Galligan, Hasan's lawyer, to delay the trial until late April.  Galligan, however, disclaims responsibility for all the delays, blaming them on none other than Barack Hussein Obama.

Rick, a reader of my website,, forwarded to me an email exchange he had with Galligan.  Rick wrote to Galligan last Thursday: "The American people are getting pretty upset about all of these delays."  On Friday, Galligan responded: "Delays are due to prosecution/White House refusal to disclose evidence. Blame them for the delays."

So where is justice?  This Islamic supremacist should have been executed by now.  What's the hold up?  Galligan's blaming Obama is consistent with how the White House has behaved throughout this case.  Back in November of 2010, I wrote at Atlas Shrugs that the Obama administration was "still covering up the motivation behind the attack."

Even worse, in October 2010, a soldier at Fort Hood who caught Hasan's jihad murders in two videos on his cell phone camera was ordered by his commanding officer to delete both videos.

This is unacceptable.  An army officer ordered the destruction of evidence in a jihadist attack on American soldiers?  The officer should be on trial for obstruction of justice.

And back in April 2010, Senators Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Susan Collins (R-ME) had to subpoena the Obama White House to get information it was withholding for a congressional investigation into the Fort Hood jihad massacre.

Meanwhile, the official government report on this jihad mass-murder doesn't mention jihad or Islam at all.  Congressman John Carter (R-TX) said that "the Obama Administration continues to deny the Fort Hood attack was terrorism, failed to grant the casualties the same status as that given casualties from the 2001 Pentagon attack, conspicuously omitted even mention of the words 'radical Islamic terrorism' in the official DOD report on the shootings, and will not acknowledge the role of political-correctness in stifling whistleblower warnings of the impending attack."

Yet on the morning of Major Hasan's mass slaughter of U.S. troops at Fort Hood in the bloodiest act of war on a military base in U.S. history, he distributed Qur'ans and his card, calling infidels to convert to Islam before his jihad (as I reported at Atlas Shrugs on November 6, 2009 -- Major Hasan's Dawah before Jihad).  Hasan screamed "Allahu Akbar!" as he mowed down U.S. soldiers at Fort Hood.

Also, a fellow psychiatrist recalled a lecture Hasan gave (a "grand round" is the term for it) when he was a medical resident at Walter Reed: "It freaked them out."  Normally, a lecturer focuses on a particular disease or disorder and recent research or treatment options.  Instead, Hasan reportedly harangued the doctors and staff about what the Qur'an teaches about non-believers going to hell, being scalded, beheaded, etc.  A Muslim psychiatrist in the audience reportedly challenged Hasan about his interpretation of the Qur'an, but he would not back down (because he was right).  Other sources said that several in the audience suggested afterward that Hasan might be a shooter someday.

Yet Obama has continued to withhold evidence in the Fort Hood jihadist attack and, as Galligan has just revealed, continues to shield the Muslim terrorist.

So crippled has our military (and other branches of government) become by this self-imposed Sharia (do not insult Islam!), that despite the staggering loss of U.S. soldiers in Hasan's Fort Hood massacre, the chief concern of Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. in the bloody aftermath of the Fort Hood jihad was that "speculation could potentially heighten backlash against some of our Muslim soldiers and what happened at Fort Hood was a tragedy, but I believe it would be an even greater tragedy if our diversity becomes a casualty here."

That was the concern.

By Gd, what have they done?  They have abandoned, by their own volition, the only weapon of survival -- they are practicing suspension of the mind, refusing to think.

Who is looking out for Americans?  We know who is looking out for the jihad in America.  John Galligan just reminded us.


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Apr 17

The Irony of Obama’s Policies


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Mar 30

Irony or Bought, Ignorant Voters


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Mar 29

Obama Has U.S. Fighting Alongside Jihadists and al Qaeda Members in Libya Against Ghadafi

The U.S. situation vis-à-vis Libya epitomizes the abject ineptitude, weakness and lack of any evidence of leadership abilities of “president” Obama. Unfortunately, this same triad of deficiencies permeates nearly all areas that he becomes involved in.

Except, of course, golf, basketball and partying.

Obama avoided any significant comments on the Libyan situation for weeks despite the crucial need for leadership and verbalizing policy. He ultimately assented to military involvement in Libya if other countries made the decisions rather than him. France and Sarkozy took the lead.

The U.S.?


The Obama Administration has had innumerable and concurrently conflicting positions on Libya and its longtime terrorist leader, Ghadafi, reflecting utter and inexcusable disarray, lack of communications and absence of Presidential leadership. This latest situation combined with a multitude of previous public policy and statement disasters has made the Obama Administration the laughing stock of the world.

But the situation is even worse as disclosed in the following report. The U.S. is now fighting alongside Libyan rebels many of whom actually fought AGAINST the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan. Many are directly affiliated with al Qaeda.

So, in a devilish twist of irony, we are assisting  al Qaeda and other terrorist groups in potentially taking over the country of Libya.

Write that on your front pages, N.Y. Times and Washington Post!

And, of course, continue to praise Obama.

Jihadis who fought U.S. in Iraq, Afghanistan now enjoy American support in Libya

Byron York     March 26, 2011

Evidence is emerging that United States forces are waging war in Libya on behalf of rebels whose ranks include jihadis who fought against the U.S. in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Britain's Daily Telegraph reports that Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, a leader of U.S.-supported rebel forces in the fighting around Adjabiya, went to Afghanistan in 2002 to fight against the "foreign invasion" -- that is, U.S. troops who invaded Afghanistan in retaliation for the September 11 attacks.  The Telegraph says al-Hasidi told an Italian newspaper, Il Sole 24 Ore, that he was captured in 2002 in Peshawar, Pakistan.  "He was later handed over to the U.S., and then held in Libya before being released in 2008," the Telegraph reports.  Al-Hasidi also told the Italian paper he recruited about 25 Libyan men to fight against U.S. forces in Iraq.

Al-Hasidi's story is consistent with evidence presented in a 2007 report published by the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point.  That report, by professors Joseph Felter and Brian Fishman, examined records of an al Qaeda-affiliated organization found after an October 2007 raid near Sinjar, Iraq.  The records contained biographical information about nearly 700 foreign terrorists who came to Iraq to fight against the United States between August 2006 and August 2007.

Felter and Fishman found that the largest portion of foreign fighters, about 41 percent, came to Iraq from Saudi Arabia.  The second-largest source of foreign fighters, at nearly 19 percent, was Libya. "Libya contributed far more fighters per capita than any other nationality in the Sinjar records, including Saudi Arabia," the authors conclude. Since previous studies had indicated far fewer Libyan fighters in Iraq, the authors suggest there may have been a "surge" of Libyans into Iraq in the spring and summer of 2007.

"The apparent surge in Libyan recruits traveling to Iraq may be linked to the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group's [LIFG] increasingly cooperative relationship with al Qaeda, which culminated in the LIFG official joining al Qaeda on November 3, 2007," the report say.

The Telegraph, citing U.S. and British government sources, reports that Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi was a member of the LIFG.

The Combating Terrorism Center reports says that Darnah, Libya -- al-Hasidi's hometown-- supplied more foreign fighters to Iraq than any other city, including Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a city far larger than Darnah. Benghazi, Libya, now a rebel stronghold, was also a major source of Libyan fighters traveling to Iraq. "Both Darnah and Benghazi have long been associated with Islamic militancy in Libya, in particular for an uprising by Islamist organizations in the mid-1990s," the authors report.  "The Libyan government blamed the uprising on 'infiltrators from the Sudan and Egypt' and one group -- the Libyan Fighting Group -- claimed to have Afghan veterans in its ranks. The Libyan uprisings became extraordinarily violent. [Libyan strongman Moammar] Gadhafi used helicopter gunships in Benghazi, cut telephone, electricity, and water supplies to Darnah and famously claimed that the militants "deserve to die without trial, like dogs."  In the current fighting, Gadhafi has said that the rebels fighting against him are affiliated with al Qaeda, but his claims have found little acceptance.

There is no doubt that the rebels associated with the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group are violent extremists.  The Combating Terrorism Center Report found that the Libyans, along with Moroccans, were more likely than others to become suicide bombers once they were in Iraq.  The Sinjar records, plus political developments in the 2007 time period, "suggest that Libyan factions (primarily the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group) are increasingly important in al Qaeda," the report says.

Now, it is not clear what portion of the Libyan rebels, who enjoy the backing and assistance of the United States military, have been associated with al Qaeda and attacks on the U.S. in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.  That's one reason critics of the Libya war say the U.S.-led coalition doesn't really know who it's fighting for. But we may learn more in the future, especially if the rebels prevail and some former jihadis find themselves running Libya, courtesy of the United States.


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Mar 28

Rampant Hypocrisy of the Media and Congressional Democrats


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Mar 27

On Too Many Issues, Obama Bailing Out On Leadership Responsibilities


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Mar 26

The Feckless Obama: All Talk and Inaction and No Leadership


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Mar 20

Obama’s Egregious Inaction and Lack Of Leadership

How is it that seemingly millions of Americans are not outraged by Obama's egregious lack of action in Libya and the Mideast as thousands are slaughtered?

If we don't get involved now and pay a small price, we will be paying a far greater price later on.

His disengagement at home as well is reckless, inexcusable and despicable.


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Mar 19

Typical Obama Leadership


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Mar 18

Obama: Detached, Egocentric and Devoid of Leadership


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