Tuesday, December 15, 2009

American Muslims can be radicalized too

I wonder what media those Pakistani guys were reading and watching before traveling to Pakistan to engage in their "jihad".  This is not surprising, judging by some of the comments on blogs by Arab and Muslim Americans. Many Arab Americans insist that the bombings in Iraq are the work of Americans.

'A spike in terrorism cases involving U.S. citizens is challenging long-held assumptions that Muslims in Europe are more susceptible to radicalization than their better-assimilated counterparts in the United States.


Four investigations disclosed in the past 12 months, including the arrests of five Northern Virginia men in Pakistan this week, underscore what the Obama administration asserts is a domestic threat emanating from Americans training overseas with al-Qaeda and related terrorist groups in Pakistan. "We have apprehended extremists within our borders who were sent here from the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan to commit new acts of terror," President Obama said this month in announcing plans to deploy 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan.'

4 comments :

Maury said...

Love the new look Mojo.

Iraqi Mojo said...

Thanks Maury! I'm still trying to keep haloscan because I don't want to lose three years of comments, but it's quite difficult. I just might stick with blogger comments.

C.H. said...

The trouble with blogger is that its harder to moderate...you can't check IP's and such. Other than that though, its generally easier...less maintenance and doesn't have the glitches that haloscan gets.

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