by Diana West:
Associate Attorney General Tony West: ”I truly believe John ["American Taliban" Walker Lindh] will have a lot to offer after his incarceration.” How about a spot on Tony-West-sponsored “Al Qaeda Bar” at Justice?
Just as Koran-Burning Rage 2012 must not be seen as an isolated event, but rather as a cycle of sharia ascendancy, or, as indicated in my last column, another notch in our decline into dhimmitude, so, too, the advance of a leading member of the “al Qaeda bar” into the highest reaches of the Department of Justice must not be seen as just one more signularly noxious incident in the life of our nation’s capital. This, too, is part of the tectonic shift under way.
Over at Pajamas Media, J. Christian Adams lays out the gruesome details of the elevation of Tony West to No. 3 man at Justice. Adams explains that West (zero relation) and his San Francisco law firm have represented “some of the most radical Islamic terrorist causes, including the American Taliban John Walker Lindh.”
Adams reports that, in his new position, West, who has brought into senior Justice jobs other prominent jihadist defenders, will be overseeing detainee policy at Guantanamo Bay.
It’s either a mad, mad, mad, mad world — or, as I believe, it all makes perfect sense. We are being taken down from within due to a potent nexus of fear, non-rational thinking and subversion.
First, beginning on 9/12/01, the Bush administration effectively outlawed the way public officials may talk and write and ultimately think about Islam by formulating the de facto and, finally, in 2008, the practically de jure lexcion that delinks Islam from its institutional lifeblood, jihad. The effect is to foil all rational appraoches to thwarting the Islamic threat. Since President Obama came to office, he has simply, if enthusiastically, taken the Bush policy of de-linking Islam from jihad, both violent and pre-violent, to its logical conclusions.
Thus we see in 2010, for example, the FBI’s National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) inviting Kifah Mustapha, a known operative of Hamas, a wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, to a six-week, “citizens’ academy” inside the top secret installation.
Thus we see, also in 2010, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NCTC chief Michael Leiter and FBI Director William Mueller unable to comment cogently when I had the opportuity to quiz them, one after another, on this egregious national security risk that they willingly incurred in the spirit of so-called Muslim outreach.
Thus we see in the summer of 2011 the abrupt cancellation of a conference at the CIA on Homegrown Radicalization due to pressure from a homegrown radical group, CAIR, whose co-founder Nihad Awad was identified by the FBI as a member of Hamas, a wing of the Muslim Brotherhood,
Thus we see in Fenbruary 2012 MB-Hamas-linked CAIR strike again in pushing for the abrupt withdrawal by Gen. Jerry Boykin from a West Point prayer breakfast.
Thus we see, also in February 2012, the FBI “purge” hundreds of pages of anti-jihad material under the watchful eye of more MB-affiliated front groups.
Today we see the elevation of a leading member of “the al Qaeda bar” to a positon of control over Gitmo policy at the Justice Department.
The continuum … continues.
Notice anything else about these events?
They’re coming faster and more furiously.
Diana West is a journalist and columnist. Her book, The Death of the Grown Up: How America’s Arrested Development is Bringing Down Western Civilization was reviewed by Steven Emerson, who said it is “a must-read for anyone who wants to understand why … many in the West are apologetic when confronted with the excesses of radical Islam and what we need to do to win the War on terror. This is a phenomenal book that will truly alter the way you view society.”
- Taliban Defense Attorney now No. 3 at Obama DOJ (creepingsharia.wordpress.com)
- Terror Embeds: Taliban Defense Attorney now No. 3 at Obama DOJ (atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com)
- Al-Qaeda Bar Advancing Inside DOJ (creepingsharia.wordpress.com)