Behind The Khashoggi Disappearance–Let’s Not Throw Out The Baby With The Bath Water

President Donald Trump speaks with Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, during their meeting Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Center for Security Policy, by Clare Lopez, October 17, 2018:

Originally published on The Daily Caller:

While we await clarification of what exactly happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 2, there are still some important insights that may be gleaned from what is already known.

It is of key importance to note that Khashoggi was not just a Saudi citizen but also a legal permanent resident of the United States. And that makes his disappearance very much an issue for the United States and President Trump to take a direct interest in.

Should it be determined, as expected, that Khashoggi’s disappearance and possible murder was ordered by the top levels of the Saudi government, then the U.S. must impose a severe penalty and do it publicly. If the president fails in doing so, respect for him personally and for the U.S. government as a whole will be diminished with detrimental consequences not just for the U.S.-Saudi relationship, but more broadly in the Arab-Muslim world and beyond.

In the days since Khashoggi’s disappearance, information about him and his connections to the jihadist Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his outspoken, public criticism of the Saudi regime, have emerged.

While we of liberal Western civilization cherish and champion the right of individuals to speak freely, for those who govern by the laws of Islam (shariah) — as do the Saudis — publicly insulting fellow Muslims, much less the Saudi royal family, as Khashoggi did amounts to committing the capital crime of “slander” as defined by shariah (“anything that a Muslim would dislike“).

He criticized Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) by name, accused him of corruption (another capital crime under shariah — Q 5:32-33) and compared him to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

He also condemned the Saudis as “repressive” and “extremist”, a word that carries specific meaning within Islam: to be “extremist” is to “exceed the limits” that Allah himself has set on lawful behavior by Muslims. For the Qur’an itself clearly says, “And fight in the way of Allah with those who fight with you, and do not exceed the limits, surely Allah does not love those who exceed the limits” (Q 2:191).

For all of these reasons, under a legal code that Western Civilization rightly finds savage, Khashoggi very likely was given a death sentence by a regime whose continued right to existence is defined by its custodial role as Keepers of the Two Holy Places.

Were the Saudis to have failed to defend Islam and shariah, they themselves would be seen as unworthy of the honor and the duty of that role and thereby become vulnerable in ways that directly involve regional stability.

The Turkish regime’s decision to free Pastor Andrew Brunson at just this juncture is not separate from the fact that Khashoggi disappeared inside the Saudi consulate on Turkish territory. That situation greatly exacerbates what was already a contentious relationship between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Saudis.

In short, Erdogan feels vulnerable right now and likely made the gesture to free Brunson as a kind of proffer to the United States. In short, he is looking for help from President Trump to stave off a Saudi offensive against Ankara. This does not mean that there was any kind of “deal” involved in Brunson’s release but rather that Turkey may well be willing to make other concessions going forward.

As the first and foremost of those, President Trump should demand a halt to Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) collaboration with the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood.

As for the Saudis, if and when facts indicate they were responsible for whatever happened to Khashoggi, Crown Prince MBS and the Saudi regime itself must be held to account and publicly. President Trump must follow through on his threat of “severe punishment”; the Saudis will squawk publicly over this, but privately will understand  —and so will the rest of the Arab/Muslim world, which will be watching closely.

As noted above, because Khashoggi was a U.S. resident, his murder (if that is what it was) must be avenged. All this said, however, it is also of paramount importance that we not “throw out the baby with the bath water.”

The U.S.-Saudi relationship is critical to U.S. national security objectives in the region, most especially vis-à-vis Iran. Those who would disrupt or even destroy that relationship must not be allowed to succeed, even over the murder of a U.S. person by Saudis, whether officially or through a rogue operation.

President Trump must exact a meaningful and public price for the Khashoggi affair but tread a fine line that maintains a commitment to the bilateral relationship.

Clare M. Lopez is the Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy.


The Center’s VP for Government Relations J. Michael Waller appeared on OANN on Oct. 12 and discussed issues pertaining to Jamal Khashoggi.


Center President Frank Gaffney discusses issues pertaining to Jamal Khashoggi.


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Iranian Front Group Funds Institutions Across US

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (C) arrives at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport. (Photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Clarion Project, by Ryan Mauro and Justin Charters, October 16, 2018:

The Alavi Foundation is an Iranian front group that funds mosques and educational institutions in the U.S. and Canada.

In 2009, federal prosecutors charged that the Alavi Foundation was a front group for the Iranian government and violated U.S. law by transferring rental income from its properties to Iran’s Bank Melli, which was sanctioned in 2007 for supporting the Iranian nuclear program.

Those properties included a 36-story office building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan worth $1 billion owned by the Alavi Foundation along with the Assa Corporation. Other properties included Islamic centers comprising schools and mosques in New York City, Maryland, California, Texas and Virginia.

A suit was later brought against the Alavi Foundation and the Assa Corporation by survivors of Iranian-regime terror attacks. In 2017, a New York court ruled the U.S. government could seize the Manhattan skyscraper  from the Alavi Foundation. (The court concluded the foundation knew and helped hide the fact that the Assa Corporation was also a front for the Iranian government.)

The decision was overturned by an appeal’s court later that year saying the buildings did not qualify as being owned by Iran under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: “Given the lack of evidence demonstrating Iran’s day-to-day control of Alavi, we conclude, as a matter of law, that defendants cannot be deemed Iran’s alter egos.”

The building on Fifth Avenue was built in the 1970s on land owned by the Pahlavi Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed in New York by then Iranian leader Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

Pahlavi was overthrown in the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran and the foundation morphed into the Alavi Foundation, which was tasked with promoting Shiite Islam and Persian culture and the Iranian regime in the U.S.

The Alavi Foundation continues to fund both Islamic and non-Islamic institutions across North America. Here are 10 Islamic groups in the U.S. the foundation has funded since 2014:


  • San Diego — the Farsi School received $13,800 in 2016
  • Carmichael — the Qoba Foundation received $5,000 in 2016. In addition, its website suggests Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi are top scholars.

New York

  • the Persian Society of New York received $5,000 in 2016
  • the Islamic Institute of New York received $20,000 in 2015
  • the Ahlul Bayt Mosque received $60,000 in 2016


  • the Jafria Association of Connecticut received 16,100 in 2015. In May of 2017, the association hosted an event with Sheik Jaffer Ladak, who (based on his Facebook likes) is a supporter of Ayatollah Khamenei.


  • the Muslim Community School received $123,000.00 in 2014. Clarion Project previously reported that Sheik Jalil Nawee teaches Qu’ran classes there. Nawee’s daughter posted an image on Instagram in support of the Iranian-funded Lebanese terror group Hezbollah.


  • the Islamic House of Wisdom received $3,000 in 2014. The imam there, Mohammad Elahi, has been seen in pictures with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.


  • Az Zahra Center received $7,500 in 2015.

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  • the Imam Ali Foundation received $12,000 in 2016. Interestingly, the foundation supports Ayatollah Sistani, who is seen as the moderate among the marjas (the highest level Shiite authorities in the Middle East). Sistanti refused to meet with Khameini when asked to do so.


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Ryan Mauro is’s Shillman Fellow, national security analyst and the director of Clarion Intelligence Network. Mauro is also an adjunct professor of counter-terrorism. He is frequently interviewed on top-tier television and radio. Justen Charters is a research analyst with the Clarion Intelligence Network.

Trump Admin Sanctions Iranian Paramilitary Group Training Child Soldiers

Iranian members of the Basij militia march during a parade / Getty Images

Washington Free Beacon, by Adam Kredo, October 16, 2018:

The Trump administration on Tuesday leveled a bevy of harsh new sanctions on a top Iranian fighting force known to be training children and other soldiers that are engaging in terrorism in Syria and other regional hotspots, according to senior Trump administration officials.

The sanctions hit “a vast network” of businesses and financial institutions supporting Iran’s Basij Resistance Force, a paramilitary organization tied to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, or IRGC, the Islamic Republic’s chief fighting force that is widely known for conducting terrorist operations outside Iran’s borders, including ones that have killed Americans.

The sanctions—part of the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure campaign” on Iran—come after a series of Iranian missile and drone strikes in the region that have drawn widespread condemnation, including from the Trump administration.

Trump administration officials familiar with the new action said the sanctions are meant to expose Iran’s global terrorism networks, including a web of financial institutions and shell companies that fund the rogue country’s military intervention across the globe.

“The Bonyad Taavon Basij network is an example of how the IRGC and Iranian military forces have expanded their economic involvement in major industries, and infiltrated seemingly legitimate businesses to fund terrorism and other malign activities,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. This vast network provides financial infrastructure to the Basij’s efforts to recruit, train, and indoctrinate child soldiers who are coerced into combat under the IRGC’s direction.”

“The international community must understand that business entanglements with the Bonyad Taavon Basij network and IRGC front companies have real world humanitarian consequences,” Mnuchin said. “This helps fuel the Iranian regime’s violent ambitions across the Middle East.”

The Basij’s financial network consist of at least 20 corporations and financial institutions, all of which have been hit with sanctions ahead of a Nov. 4 deadline by which the Trump administration aims to reimpose all sanctions lifted by the Obama administration as part of its landmark nuclear deal with Iran.

The sanctions are likely to cripple an already ailing Iranian economy and further fuel popular protests against the hardline regime.

The Basij has been a particularly prolific fighting force for Iran that operates across the Middle East.

The force “recruits, trains, and deploys child soldiers to fight in IRGC-fueled conflicts across the region,” according to the Trump administration.


“The Bonyad Taavon Basij employs shell companies and other measures to mask Basij ownership and control over a variety of multibillion-dollar business interests in Iran’s automotive, mining, metals, and banking industries, many of which have significant international dealings across the Middle East and with Europe,” according to information provided by the Treasury Department.

“In addition to its involvement in violent crackdowns and serious human rights abuses in Iran, the Basij recruits and trains fighters for the IRGC-QF, including Iranian children, who then deploy to Syria to support the brutal Assad regime,” according to the administration. “Since at least early 2015, the Basij has recruited and provided combat training to fighters before placing them on a waiting list for deployment to Syria.”

Iran’s Bank Mellat has been found to be a major financier of this fighting force and is now being slapped with sanctions by the Trump administration, a blow to the Islamic Republic’s coffers.

The sanctions could also impact any international company or individual known to be doing business with any of the 20 or so entities now subject to sanctions.

“International companies from Asia to Europe that partner with companies associated with the Basij are conducting business that could contribute to the ongoing human rights abuses and terrorism the Basij exports to the region,” according to the Treasury Department.

“Treasury urges international companies to ensure they are conducting the necessary due diligence to avoid engaging in sanctionable activity with entities that support the Iranian regime’s malign activity,” it said.

Soon-to-be first Muslim congresswoman arrested at rally in Detroit

Rashida Tlaib [wearing white jacket] pounds the table at a labor rally in Detroit Tuesday as police move in for the arrest. Photo/Detroit News

By Leo Hohmann, October 2, 2018:

Rashida Tlaib, who is a lock to replace disgraced Democrat John Conyers in the U.S. House of Representatives, was arrested Tuesday with 17 others Tuesday during a labor rally in Detroit.

Hundreds marched down Woodward Avenue to a McDonald’s as part of a national walkout of workers from McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and other chains organized by the Fight for $15, which demands a $15-per-hour minimum wage, The Detroit News reports.

Amazon, which is among the biggest, wealthiest corporations in the world, announced Monday it would voluntarily up its minimum wage to $15 an hour. This was a decision Amazon could more easily afford to make, thanks to President Donald Trump’s tax cuts.

But Democratic-Socialists like Tlaib don’t want such decisions to be left up to the folks who own and operate companies. They want this decision to be mandated by government. In the absence of a government edict, they will resort to intimidation tactics like we saw Tuesday on the streets of Detroit. They openly rail against capitalism and get cheered on by dumb college students across the U.S.

Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, is far from alone in her hatred of capitalist America. She was joined at Tuesday’s rally by Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, the failed Democrat candidate for governor of Michigan who lost in the August primary.

Tlaib will likely be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress in the Nov. 6 general election, when she runs unopposed for Conyers’ seat. Police arrested her, along with El-Sayed and more than a dozen others, after they refused to move from their seats at a table the group set up in the middle of busy Woodward Avenue.

In all, 14 women and four men were taken in handcuffs to the Detroit Detention Center for processing and release, according to the News.

Detroit Police Deputy Chief Elvin Barren said they would be issued citations for disorderly-conduct misdemeanors and receive court dates.

“These corporations are making billions off of our blood and sweat,” Tlaib told protesters wearing “Fight for $15” T-shirts and carrying signs encouraging people to vote Nov. 6 for Democrats who would force companies to pay higher wages, health care and offer “good union jobs.”

“That’s the most American thing you can do today: To push back, because they are pushing our children into poverty, because we deserve better,” she said.

Note that a job is not a “good” job unless it is a union job.

Tlaib’s extremist views go beyond her attempts to deconstruct U.S. capitalism. She opposes all U.S. aid to Israel and supports BDS — the movement to boycott, divest and sanction the world’s only Jewish state out of existence.

Rashida Tlaib and Abdul El-Sayed are part of a new generation of Democrats who are willing to resort to street fights and bullying if that’s what it takes to get attention for their radical ideas. They are joined by Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez and Linda Sarsour in New York, Stacy Abrams in Georgia, Ilhan Omar and Keith Ellison in Minnesota, and Andrew Gillum in Florida.

These are not Democrats. These are angry Marxists posing as Democrats.

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Dina Powell, a Valerie Jarrett/Huma Abedin Pal, Should Not Be UN Ambassador

Front Page Magazine, by Daniel Greenfield, October 10, 2018:

President Trump came in promising to drain the swamp. Dina Powell is the swamp. You can see her out there at the Clinton Global Initiative, next to Samantha Power, palling around with Valerie Jarrett or Huma Abedin.

Dina Habib Powell was an influential figure in the Bush administration. The Egyptian-American immigrant had served as a gatekeeper for George W. Bush. If you wanted a job, you went through her. Barely 30, Habib Powell had more power than many of the big Bush era names you do know.

Then she took on the mission of promoting America to the Muslim world at the State Department. There were cultural exchanges with Iran and money for Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority. Afterward it was off to make millions through philanthropy at the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

Habib Powell had all the right friends. Like Valerie Jarrett. Arianna Huffington praised the White House for bringing her in. Her ex-husband heads up Teneo Strategy: the organization created by the same man who made the Clinton Foundation happen and which employed Huma Abedin.

You could see her posing next to Huma, Arianna and a Saudi princess. You can see her photographed at the American Task Force of Palestine gala. The ATFP was originally Rashid Khalidi’s American Committee on Jerusalem. Khalidi was the former PLO spokesman at the center of the Obama tape scandal. And Habib Powell was there as a presenter at the Middle East Institute after a speech by the PLO’s Hanan Ashrawi.

Unlike McFarland, Habib Powell had no national security background. But though her parents were Christians, she had the “right” views on Islam. In Egypt, she had described how Bush after September 11 had, “visited a mosque, took off his shoes and paid his respects.” “I see the president talk of Islam as a religion of peace, I see him host an iftar every year.” Habib Powell had attended such an iftar dinner.

Habib Powell has been described as the Republican Huma Abedin. And she was quoted as saying that Abedin “feels a deep responsibility to encourage more mutual understanding between her beliefs and culture and American culture.”

And Powell has been on cheerful terms with at least one Obama unmasker. And with Clintonworld people.

In 2015, Dina Powell – President Donald Trump’s Deputy National Security Adviser in 2017 – sat down with far left-wing United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power for an interview. In that interview, Powell heaped effusive praise upon Power and can be seen nodding in agreement throughout. Power was a senior adviser to President Barack Obama. At the time, Powell – an executive with Goldman Sachs – was pushing a pet project known as 10,000 women, which is ostensibly intended to foster female entrepreneurship.

When Powell was at Goldman Sachs, her right-hand woman in the 10,000 Women program was Noa Meyer. Perhaps not so coincidentally, Meyer worked in the Bill Clinton administration’s speech-writing office of then first-lady Hillary Clinton. Powell herself, is very comfortable with Hillary Clinton. In 2013, she shared a stage with Hillary at the Clinton Global Initiative.

In 2007, Powell was named to the Board of a Hillary Clinton project known as ‘Vital Voices’,another women-centric operation that touts Global Ambassadorial missions for women.

On June 14, 2016 Powell participated in a Summit known as the United State of Women(USW), which meshed nicely with her pet project. USW was also rife with angry left-wing Democrats seeking to get Hillary Clinton elected in 2016. In fact, Barack Obama’s closest adviser Valerie Jarrett introduced Powell, who returned the introduction with effusive praise for Jarrett.

The ex-Goldman Sachs executive has befriended Obama’s closest adviser, Valerie Jarrett. She is also very cozy with Hillary Clinton’s closest advisers Huma Abedin and Philippe Reines.

Now there’s once again talk of moving Dina Powell in. This time into Nikki Halley’s old spot as UN Ambassador.

The talk comes from the GOP establishment.

Powell should not be at the NSC, where she replaced K.T. McFarland, who was qualified for the job, at the behest of H.R. McMaster. But every job for Powell is a stepping stone to the next one. And the one she has her eyes on now would be an even bigger disaster.

Making Dina Powell the US Ambassador to the UN would quickly undo all the progress that Haley made. Before long the US would be right back in the Human Rights Council, there would be moves in favor of the PLO, and the same old failed politics would be back.

Haley sent a message that UN members will be punished if they push the US around. Powell would swiftly undo that.

Dina Powell would have been a Jeb Bush appointee. Appointing her to the UN would give Trump, Jeb Bush’s policies.

You don’t drain the swamp by appointing the swamp. And Powell is one of the worst swamp creatures in D.C.

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Brazil: Conservative Bolsonaro Wins Round 1 of Presidential Race, Heads to Run-off with Socialist


Breitbart, by Frances Martel, October 7, 2018:

Conservative candidate Jair Bolsonaro won the first round of Brazil’s presidential election Sunday, securing the top spot against socialist Fernando Haddad in a run-off race scheduled forOctober 28.

Bolsonaro, representing the right-wing Social Liberal Party (PSL), almost secured the 50 percent of the vote necessary to become president without a second election. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, O Globo reports that Bolsonaro received 46.43 percent of the vote, about 49 million votes. Haddad of the socialist Workers’ Party (PT) came in second with 28.73 percent of the vote, or slightly over 30 million votes, at press time. Final tallies are subject to change as the final precincts report their votes.

Bolsonaro outperformed the latest polls taken late last week. A poll by the firm Datafolha found 39 percent of voters saying they would vote for Bolsonaro. Haddad also appeared to pick up some voters, having received 25 percent of respondents’ support in that latest poll.

Datafolha found, as another poll by the firm Ibope did last week, that Haddad and Bolsonaro would be in a statistical tie in a run-off election.

Bolsonaro released a short video Sunday night thanking Brazilians and urging them to maintain their enthusiasm for his campaign through the run-off election.

“The second round won’t be easy,” he told them, promising to “diminish the size and power of the state.”

“I am very thankful to those who voted for me, together we will construct our Brazil, God willing,” he concluded.

Bolsonaro’s supporters maintained a festive climate outside the candidate’s house and throughout the country in major rallies, singing the national anthem.

Brazilian commentators noted last week that both candidates have high disapproval ratings. As of last week, Datafolha found Bolsonaro’s disapproval at 45 percent and Haddad’s 40 percent. Their task by October 28 will be to amass as much support as possible from among voters who supported the losing candidates in Sunday’s race, playing upon each other’s high disapproval ratings, as an overwhelming majority (over 80 percent) of supporters of either candidate said they were not interested in switching the vote.

Sunday’s election showed that Bolsonaro’s campaign, which focused on combatting corruption in Brazilian politics and undoing the socialist policies previous PT presidents put in place throughout most of the 21st century, hit a nerve among the Brazilian population. O Globo notes that Bolsonaro appears to have significant coattails; conservative candidates nationwide are beating left-wing opponents in congressional and gubernatorial elections. Of particular note is the election for governor of Rio de Janeiro, where relatively unknown former judge Wilson Witzel appears to be winning against former governor Eduardo Paes. Bolsonaro personally endorsed Witzel before his surge in support.

In Sao Paulo, Eduardo Bolsonaro, the presidential candidate’s son, was elected to represent Sao Paulo in the Chamber of Deputies with more votes than anyone in the history of that race. The fourth winningest candidate for the Sao Paulo congressional seat, a former clown named “Tiririca” (“Grumpy”), was also elected to serve alongside Bolsonaro after quitting Congress in disgust in March.

Eduardo Bolsonaro saw an increase in support between this campaign and his last run for the seat of 2,030 percent, according to O Globo.

Conversely, socialist candidates appear on the downswing. Perhaps the loudest rejection of the socialist PT occurred in Minas Gerais state, where Dilma Rousseff, the impeached former president of the country, lost her race for Senate. Minas Gerais is the state where Bolsonaro was nearly stabbed to death in early September, the victim of a violent socialist who told police he was ordered by God to kill the candidate.

Rousseff’s predecessor, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, watched the election results from prison, where he clocked in six months of his 12-year sentence for taking over $1 million in bribes as president.

Lula became one of the defining characters of this year’s election and, according to most polls, was the frontrunner for months before being sentenced to serve over a decade. He used this status as an excuse to refuse to let the PT pick another candidate for president, even though the sentence banned him from running for office indefinitely. He finally stepped aside in mid-September, giving Haddad little time to campaign.

The outrageous corrupt of the PT era – which police cataloged in an extensive nationwide investigation known as “Operation Car Wash” – became a key talking point of the Bolsonaro campaign, channeling the anger that brought millions of Brazilians out on the streets to demand Rousseff’s ouster in 2016.

Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo described Sunday’s election as “the biggest convulsion to shake the social fabric of Brazil since redemocratization,” which occurred after the fall of the military dictatorship in 1985. Whether or not Bolsonaro wins the presidency, the newspaper asserted, “message received.”

“The economic and political debacle of the government of Dilma Rousseff (PT)” and “the moral climate around Operation Car Wash” were to blame for the shift rightward, Folha asserted.


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Lepanto, Tours, Columbus, and Vetting in the U.S. Government

Understanding the Threat, by John Gundadolo, October 8, 2018:

The Battles of Lepanto and Tours, Christopher Columbus, and America’s first war all have one thing in common – they all involved muslims waging jihad to enslave the entire world under Islam/sharia.

Yet, the U.S. government continues to give sharia-adherent muslims security clearances, positions in our government, and military training.

The Battle of Lepanto, October 7, 1571

On October 7, 1571, the naval forces of the Holy League met the Islamic Ottoman Turks in the Gulf of Corinth (Greece) and – after prayer by the entire Holy League and many churches around Europe – the Ottomans were defeated for the first time by Christian forces in a naval battle, now referred to as the Battle of Lepanto.

Read a more detailed account of the Battle of Lepanto by UTT here.

In the Battle of Tours (October 10, 732), Charles “The Hammer” Martel led the forces of Europe against the Islamic forces of the Umayyad Caliphate, and were victorious against the muslims.  This was a tremendous, and some say miraculous, victory for the Christian West against the Islamic forces.

On October 8th of each year America celebrates “Columbus Day.”

Christopher Columbus was commissioned by his queen in 1492 to discover new islands and lands.  Why in that year?

1492 was the year Spanish forces came down from the mountains of Spain, defeated the muslim forces, pushed them out, and took back their homeland which had been seized by muslims for approximately 780 years.

The first war America fought after the American Revolution was against muslims who seized U.S. ships on the high seas, captured Americans, and charged the United States great sums of money as tribute.

Specifically, President Thomas Jefferson sent the Marines to Tripoli in 1804 to defeat the muslims.   The English translation of the Koran Jefferson obtained encouraged readers to study it so the Islamic enemy could be understood and defeated in battle.

U.S. Marine Lieutenant Presley O’Bannon at Derna, Tripoli

Today, the government of the United States continues to employ sharia-adherent muslims in positions of authority inside our government, use them to advise U.S. officials on matters of national security, and allows hostile foreign powers to attend U.S. war colleges, military training programs, and much more.

Three examples:

  1. Abdurahman Alamoudi was the Islamic advisor the President Clinton and met with him more than any other muslim in America.  Alamoudi was a “Goodwill Ambassador” for the U.S. State Department and founded the Muslim Chaplain Program for the Department of Defense.  Alamoudi is now in federal prison and was an Al Qaeda financier.
  2. On 9/11/01, Suhail Khan was working inside the White House, and then became a close advisor to two successive Secretaries of Transportation with a clearance.  Khan is the son of one of the most prominent U.S. Muslim Brotherhood leaders in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Mahboob Khan.  Suhail Khan lauded his fathers efforts and was publicly praised by Al Qaeda financier Alamoudi.
  3. Gulmurod Khalimov participated in five (5) U.S. State Department training programs which included weapons and tactics training between 2003 and 2014.  During this time period, videos were available online where Khalimov – a jihadi commander in Tajikistan at the time – called for killing Americans.  Khalimov then became the “Minister of War for ISIS.”  The State Department defended their training of Khalimov by stating Khalimov had been appropriately vetted.

Al Qaeda financier Abdurahman Alamoudi with President Bill Clinton in the White House

All Islamic doctrine mandates warfare against non-muslims until the war is under Islamic rule.

All Islamic doctrine mandates that muslims lie to non-muslims if it advances Islam.

Previous generations of Patriots whose minds were not polluted by the inability to see good and evil could make clear-headed decisions about the true nature of Islam.

Pretending the wolf is a puppy, does not keep the wolf from eating you.