Outrageous…but Politically Correct (whew)

Posted: November 10, 2009 by April Watkins in al Qaeda, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Islam, Military, Our Government, Terrorism, U.S. Army, War on Terror
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And just when you thought you had heard it all…

It appears that our industrious government is more concerned with making nice to the Muslim community rather than trying to root out terror elements.  Check out this from Politico.com’s Josh Gerstein:

Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to give a keynote speech next week to a Michigan group which includes the local branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations even though the FBI has formally severed contacts with the controversial Muslim civil rights organization.   [Click here for full article.]

And this from the New York Times by David Johnston and Scott Shane:

Intelligence agencies intercepted communications last year and this year between the military psychiatrist accused of shooting to death 13 people at Fort Hood, Tex., and a radical cleric in Yemen known for his incendiary anti-American teachings.  But the federal authorities dropped an inquiry into the matter…  [Click to read full story]

And then ABC reports that not only did the Army know of Hasan’s interest in al Qaeda, but it is most probable that the CIA and/or other U.S. intel services also were tracking Maj. Hasan:

U.S. intelligence agencies were aware months ago that Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan was attempting to make contact with people associated with al Qaeda, two American officials briefed on classified material in the case told ABC News.  [Click here for story]

Stay tuned…I’m sure there will be more outrageous, yet politically correct, decisions to be uncovered.

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