25 April 2011

Think it couldn't ever happen here?

Think again...
A Montreal mosque was viewed by the U.S. military as a hub for Islamist militants, according to newly leaked “secret” intelligence documents from Guantanamo Bay.

The Pentagon's “Matrix of Threat Indicators” lists the Al Sunnah Al Nabawiah mosque in Montreal as one of nine global houses of prayer where “known al-Qaeda members were recruited, facilitated or trained.”

Several figures who passed through the Al Sunnah Al Nabawiah in the late 1990s did end up detained in other jurisdictions outside of Canada – including Guantanamo Bay – after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States.

The most significant prisoner is named Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who actually served as an imam at the mosque for about a month.
Hmmm... Montreal, Montreal... that sounds so familiar...
-- MONTREAL -- A Montreal man has collected Quebec government welfare cheques for almost 20 years, even as he criss-crossed Europe to meet six other men who’ve since been either killed, convicted or linked to global terrorism, lawyers for the RCMP and CSIS allege.

RELATED: Whatever happened to the...

...compassionate, intellectual left?
“The antiwar movement should have been furious at Obama’s ‘betrayal’ and reinvigorated its protest activity,” the authors write. “Instead, attendance at antiwar rallies declined precipitously and financial resources available to the movement dissipated.”

The difference is that Democrats abandoned the pacifist cause when one of their own decided to use force.
Funny how that works, huh?


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