Lone Wolf: A mask to cover up Jihad

28 Mar 15
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India, for decades now, has been a major victim of Islamic terrorism. It's a global problem to which the west suddenly woke up to after 9/11 attacks.

As began the awakening, so began the cover-ups. The western main stream media on the one hand and Muslim brother hood funded Islamic organizations on the other (like CAIR), have between themselves made their best efforts to convince us that Islamic Terrorism is not Islamic.

Moreover, the acts of terrorism by any Islamic radical individual was attributed to their illiteracy, poverty or other such adverse socio-economic condition. However, soon enough something new happened - well read, economic well-to-do and otherwise 'normal' born abroad Muslims started attacking their host countries, and this is where the 'Lone Wolf Theories' started to germinate …

The petro-dollar funded media of the World , in order to save its masters came out with this Lone Wolf theory . It’s not Islam or Islamic Groups that are a threat to the nation but it is the 'lone wolves' -stand alone, crazy people with no religious bent of mind carrying out the attacks. The intent as always, to white wash the threat of rising Islamic terror. That these were not Islamic attacks but the isolated incidences which had nothing to with either religion or with any terrorists groups. This new propaganda along with the fad of Islamophobia, has served well for almost a decade .BUT now the cracks have begun to appear.

 

Why is it so hard for our “progressive” friends to grasp the global nature of Islamic jihad? While one attack after another occurs (Paris, barely-noticed Boko Harem slaughter of 2000 innocent people in Nigeria), the “lone wolf” theory is pushed by the media. At this point, there sure are a lot of wolves!
It’s not a coordinated effort, they’ll say, just a few wackos acting on their own! From there, falsely tying Islamic terrorism events to one-off incidents in Western countries becomes easy.
-MEDIA EQUALIZER



Dozens of so called Lone Wolf incidences and the recent spurt in them blows away the lone wolf theory .
Because the lone wolf attack are neither random nor irreligious as the media seems to suggest and more often than not the main culprit is in touch with radical organizations or preachers ?

Even if they act alone, or as part of small local cells, they are following a clear blueprint set out by groups with global name recognition.
"Behind Islamist attacks, there is always someone giving the orders,
-Israelnationalnews



If indeed they are 'lone wolves', they are lone wolves of JIHAD and have in fact been stand alone soldiers in cause of their religion. In the free world of internet, young men or women don’t need to travel to Pakistan and Afghanistan to train in jihad , they can start one where they are, as tutored by the same radical preachers in videos easily available on the internet.

We can no longer continue to be deceived into accepting the “Lone Wolf” theory as recent events have clearly exclaimed. The deep and intense ideological invasion within Islam must be thwarted from within the House of Islam.There is no reason to believe the events of today can be held in isolation but must be considered part and parcel of the world-wide terrorist threat from those ideologically radicalized in the name of political Islam
-American Islamic Forum for Democracy



Creating a stand alone warrior is infact the intent of these Jihadist organsiations .The latest issue of the slick jihad magazine, “Inspire”, is devoted to 'Lone Jihadi' attacks (or as the media calls them – the lone wolves). The Islamic State’s recently released video called for more bloody lone wolf Jihadi attacks.
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Pamella Geller, an expert on the subject, insists that IS (ISIS) spends fat money on execution videos … for propaganda purposes. “A video released by the Islamic State group last month, showing the beheading of 22 Syrian soldiers, took between four and six hours to film, and cost an estimated $200,000.”
They no doubt consider this 'money well spent'. The video, according to Fox News, is “crisply edited,” and “appears to use a drone.”
This shocking report from a newspaper showing the effect of these videos is an example..
‘ A Kurdish school boy was kidnapped by the ISIS , he along with his friends was regularly tortured and shown beheading and amputation videos and indoctrinated with the isis version of Islam.
He managed to escape but the shock came for his family when he justified the ISIS workings as being RIGHT as they did not torture anyone without evidence or first finding out if he is infidel or not.

Religiously motivated terrorism and psychological imbalance are not mutually exclusive. Viewing the tragedy in the Lindt Café as a 'one-off' by a 'maddy' is dangerous wishful thinking. the idea that the 'lone wolf' is not associated with terrorism is a misunderstanding of how Islamist jihad has morphed today into a war on two fronts: overseas insurgencies that target everyone who is not a certain brand of Islam, and on the other hand, a sophisticated internet presence that incites anyone in the West (or dar al harb, the land of infidels) to carry out single acts of destruction.
The 'lone wolf' is no longer acting entirely on his own, but is linked voluntarily to a worldwide internet phenomenon, which today includes the demand for establishing a caliphate against the so-called 'demonic Zionist Crusader West'. These individuals, lone may they be, are nonetheless part of an imagined 'community of Allah or dar al Islam
-ABC AUSTRALIA



We shall examine the leftist claim of Lone-wolf theory in light of hard facts, data from different victims of Jihad across the globe.

USA


In 2006, Taheri-azar drove his car into a crowd at the University in America in an attempt to kill Americans in supposed revenge for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A letter he left for police read: “I live with the holy Koran as my constitution for right and wrong and definition of injustice… I’ve read all 114 chapters about 20 times since June of 2003 when I started reading the Koran. The U.S. government is responsible for the deaths and torture of countless followers of Allah, my brothers and sisters. My attack on Americans at UNC-CH March 3, was in retaliation for similar attacks orchestrated by the U.S. government on my fellow followers of Allah in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and other Islamic territories.”

On Nov5 , 2009 , Major Nadal hussain , a psychiatrist with the US Army wore his combat uniform walked into army Medical building , shouted “ Allah O Akhbar’ and opened fire at his colleagues killing 13 people and wounding 29 others . This was described as the worst shooting ever to take place on an American military base and the biggest terror attack on America since 9/11 until the BOSTON BOMBINGS , but has been classified by US as workplace violence. He was in contact with radical leader Anwar Al-Awlaki.

April 15, 2013, the Boston Marathon bombings when two pressure cooker bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon killing 3 people and injuring an estimated 264 others. He said they were motivated by extremist Islamic beliefs and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that they were self-radicalised and unconnected to any outside terrorist groups. According to him, they learned to build explosive devices from an online magazine of the al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen.

MALAYSIA


The downing of Malaysia flight has been attributed to a lone wolf Muslim pilot 'Shah' who was a "fanatical" supporter of Anwar Ibrahim, a man who, according to Robert Spencer, has "many known ties to the global U.S Muslim Brotherhood

ISRAEL


Israel is a country that sees Lone Wolf attacks on a daily basis …
- On March 6, 2008, Alaa Abu Dhein opened fire on a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem, killing eight and injuring 11 before he himself was shot dead. His family denied he was a member of any militant group, and described him as intensely religious.
- On July 2, 2008, Husam Taysir Dwayat attacked several cars with a front-end loader. He killed three Israelis and injured dozens more before being shot to death. He was not a member of any militant group.
- September 22, 2008 Jerusalem BMW attack in which a Palestinian used a BMW as a murder weapon.
-The 2014 Jerusalem tractor attack was a terrorist ramming attack that occurred on 4 August 2014, when an Arab drove an excavator type of tractor out of a construction site, injuring several pedestrians and killing one man before ramming the tractor into a public bus, overturning the bus and then hitting it repeatedly.

GERMANY


March 2, 2011 in Germany, 2011 Frankfurt Airport shooting, Arid Uka devout Muslim whose grandfather is an imam shot and killed two United States soldiers and seriously wounded two others. Via the internet, Uka managed to establish contact with Sheik Abdellatif of the so-called Da'wa group, who preached in two mosques in Frankfurt. The Salafi mosque of these two is considered as a meeting-point for radical Islamists. Several well-known Islamists have been seen there.
March 2015 the infamous GERMANWINGS plane was taken down by a german co pilot. In his six-months break during his training as a pilot in Germanwings, allegedly converted to Islam and subsequently decided to carry out this mass murder. The convert often stayed at a radical mosque in Bremen which is now is in centre of the investigation.

FRANCE


In 2012, French Islamist Mohammed Merah killed seven people in the city of Toulouse. Merah said he was inspired by al-Qaeda.
On May 26, 2013 in La Défense, a man stabbed soldier Cédric Cordier in the throat. The man, named only as Alexandre, was a convert to Islam.
On December 20, 2014 in City of Tours, France. A Burundi-born French national attacked Joue-les-Tours police station with knife while shouting 'Allahu Akbar'. He manage to injured three police before he was shot dead.
- On December 22, 2014 in Dijon, France. A driver shouting 'Allahu Akbar' run down a pedestrian injuring 11 people. He was arrested after targeting pedestrians in five different parts of the city in the space of half an hour.

CANADA


October 2014 : Canadian soldier dies in a hit-and-run in Quebec by Martin Rouleau-Couture. Two days later, another Canadian soldier is shot dead in Ottawa, allegedly by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a man with a criminal record. Reports say both terrorists had recently converted to Islam.

AUSTRALIA


On 15–16 December 2014, a lone gunman, Man Haron Monis, held hostage ten customers and eight employees of a Lindt chocolate café located at Martin Place in Sydney, Australia. Police treated the event as a terrorist attack. Monis also demanded that a hostage ask all media to broadcast that "this is an attack on Australia by the Islamic State". In addition, he demanded that an Islamic State flag be delivered to him, although the request was never fulfilled.Hostages were ordered to hold up a traditional Islamic black flag, with the shahādah in white Arabic letters (an Islamic creed declaring: "There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of God"), against the window of the café.
On his website, Monis had pledged allegiance to "the caliph of the Muslims", believed to be referring to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and denounced moderate Islam.

Nidal Malik Hasan in the United States, who killed many of his fellow soldiers after opening fire at a military base, lone wolves have recently demonstrated that they can be as dangerous as organized terrorist groups.
-Time.com


Jeffrey D. Simon is a terror expert with 25 years’ experience in the field, He addresses the threat of Lone wolf terrorism in his new book, Lone Wolf Terrorism: Understanding the Growing Threat. When we think about terrorism, the first thing that usually comes to mind is Al Qaeda or similar types of groups. Yet the individual terrorist has proven to be among the most innovative, creative, and dangerous in terrorism history.
For example, it was lone wolves who were responsible for the first major mid air plane bombing, vehicle bombing, hijackings, product contamination, and anthrax attacks in the United States.
Lone wolves think “outside the box” because that is where they always are; namely, outside the box. They are loners who have to operate by themselves. That means there is no group decision-making process or group pressure that might stifle creativity.
This allows lone wolves to act upon any scenario they might think up. Furthermore, lone wolves have little or no constraints on their level of violence. They are not concerned with alienating supporters (as would some terrorist groups), nor are they concerned with a potential government crackdown following an attack.
And since they work alone, they are much harder to identify than groups or even cells since there are no group members to arrest and learn about potential plots.
Females are no far behind in the world of lone wolf terrorism. In one case, a woman who called herself “Jihadi Jane” attempted to form her own terrorist network over the Internet. In another case, an honours student in Britain became radicalised after downloading 100 video sermons by an Islamic extremist cleric and then attempted to assassinate a British member of Parliament.

The world needs to understand that when it comes to the understanding the truth about terrorism and its imminent threat, the sugar-coated leftist media can no longer be relied upon. The coin terms to cover up the truth, makes one feel guilty of communalism, racism or even gender bias if they dare to point out the truth and they distort the facts to fit their narrative of human adversity and ignorance.
Terrorism that emanates from an ideology can never be addressed without scrutinizing the ideology itself, and the world has so far been successfully escaping that. It won't be long before such escapist manoeuvres are questioned by the people, the victims of terror worldwide.

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