This report does not mention Sharia . . . but this is how Sharia works — thru the mosques. To stop the spread of homegrown jihad, we have to stop Sharia from working in the USA. How do we hope to do that? By showing that Islam is a system of government, that it’s constitution is Sharia law and that that is completely illegal since it’s anti-US Constitution.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
By Matt Cover
(CNSNews.com) – The United States faces a growing threat from terrorists drawn from “immigrant and indigenous Muslims as well as converts to Islam,” a new report finds. These new sources of radical Islamic terrorism defy attempts at profiling because they come from all walks of American life.
The report, Assessing the Terrorist Threat, was written by terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman and veteran journalist Peter Bergen and published by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s National Security Preparedness Group, which is headed by 9/11 Commission Chairman Thomas Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton.
Kean is a former Republican governor of New Jersey and Hamilton is a former Democratic representative of Indiana.
The report’s main conclusion is that the United States faces a new and growing threat from Islamic extremists radicalized in America. The conventional wisdom – that America could avoid the problem of increased domestic radicalization plaguing Europe – is wrong, according to the report.
“The conventional wisdom has long been that America was immune to the heady currents of radicalization affecting both immigrant and indigenous Muslim communities elsewhere in the West,” the report says. “That has now been shattered by the succession of cases that have recently come to light of terrorist radicalization and recruitment occurring in the United States.”
Those incidents, including the failed Times Square bombing attempt, the shooting rampage of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, and the shooting of two Army recruiters in Arkansas, show that America is “little different from Europe” when it comes to the domestic threat of Islamic radicalization.
“Given this list of incidents involving homegrown radicals, lone wolves, and trained terrorist recruits, the U.S. is arguably now little different from Europe in terms of having a domestic terrorist problem involving immigrant and indigenous Muslims, as well as converts to Islam,” Hoffman and Bergen conclude…
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