If just three crazed jihadists can cause this much worldwide terror, what could thousands or even millions of them do? We live at a time when our world is becoming increasingly unstable, and thanks to the Internet hundreds of millions of people can know about a major act of terrorism within minutes of it happening. And that is what Islamic terrorists want. They want to cause fear, panic and terror, but more than anything else they want attention. They want the world to know what they did and why they did it. Even as much of the world recoils in horror in response to the massacre at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, there are millions of radical Muslims in the Middle East that are greatly celebrating and are hailing these jihadists as heroes. This is the biggest global news story of 2015 so far, and it is going to encourage other jihadists to commit similar attacks. And without a doubt, these kinds of attacks have already been increasing. It is being reported that worldwide suicide attacks by Muslims nearly doubled from 2013 to 2014. Sadly, what we have seen up to this point is probably just the tip of the iceberg.
We live in a society that is absolutely teeming with soft targets. The United States is literally a “target-rich environment” with thousands of schools, shopping malls, movie theaters, sports stadiums and government buildings to choose from. The possibilities for Islamic terrorists are endless.
And eventually these radical jihadists are going to figure out that they can cause far more terror with bombs, chemical weapons, viruses and dirty bombs than they ever could possibly hope to with just guns.
It really is a miracle that we have not seen more Islamic terror on U.S. soil up to this point. But as organizations such as ISIS continue to grow and become more sophisticated, it is only a matter of time before we see lots more attacks like the one that just happened in Paris.
As I write this, two suspects from that attack are still on the loose. According to Fox News, French authorities believe that they are hiding in a densely forested area…
French police are swarming a 51-square-mile dense forest in their hunt for the Islamist terrorist brothers suspected of carrying out Wednesday’s deadly shooting massacre at the Paris office of a satirical magazine.
Authorities say the two brothers, identified as Said and Cherif Kouachi, may be hiding out in the Forêt de Retz, a vast woodland described as “larger than Paris,” Sky News reported.
But whether they live or die, they have already achieved more than they probably ever dreamed that they would be able to.
Meanwhile, the threat of Islamic terror in the United States and all over Europe continues to grow. A big reason for this is the fact that we are importing Muslims from the Middle East at an accelerating pace.
Right now, approximately 16 percent of the population of the United States was born outside of the country. And according to Newsmax, about 2.4 million of them are Muslim…
The total number of immigrants from primarily Muslim countries in the U.S. was more than 2.4 million last year, compared with 2.1 million in 2010 and 1.5 million in 2000.
Of course the vast majority of them do not ever intend to commit acts of terror.
But without a doubt we have been bringing people into this country that do believe in jihad. For example, a Somali refugee named Abdirahmaan Muhumed that was killed in action fighting for ISIS last year legally immigrated to the United States and once cleaned planes at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
And during the Obama administration, the flow of immigrants from Muslim nations has greatly increased. The following is a brief excerpt from one of my previous articles…
According to a survey conducted by Pew Research, “the estimated share of legal Muslim immigrants entering the U.S. each year has roughly doubled, from about 5 percent of legal immigrants in 1992 to about 10 percent in 2012.” And this rise in Islamic immigration has been accelerated by a series of moves by Barack Obama.
For example, earlier this year the Wall Street Journal reported on a decision by the Obama administration to bring thousands of additional Syrian refugees into the country by the end of this year…
U.S. plans to resettle thousands of Syrians displaced by their country’s civil war could hinge on those refugees receiving exemptions from laws aimed at preventing terrorists from entering the country.
A U.S. official stated publicly for the first time this week that some of the 30,000 especially vulnerable Syrians the United Nations hopes to resettle by the end of 2014 will be referred to the U.S. for resettlement.
Will “refugees” with ties to ISIS or other jihadist organizations be weeded out?
But it is not very “politically correct” to tie Islam with terrorism these days, is it?
We are just supposed to use some nebulous term like “extremists”, right?
Sadly, the truth is that what happened at the offices of Charlie Hebdo did not come out of a vacuum. In Islamic nations, people do not get to have free speech. If you criticize Islam or Muhammed you can pay a great price for that.
For example, a blogger in Saudi Arabia that criticized Islam online is going to receive 1,000 lashes as a punishment…
A Saudi blogger who was sentenced last May to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes will be publicly flogged for the first time after Friday prayers outside a mosque in the Red Sea coastal city of Jiddah, a person close to his case said Thursday.
Raif Baddawi was sentenced on charges related to accusations that he insulted Islam on a liberal online forum he had created.
So what makes that so different from what just happened at the offices of Charlie Hebdo?
Does the fact that Saudi Arabia is supposed to be our “friend” make this kind of behavior okay?
And according to WND, the top religious authority in Saudi Arabia recently came out and declared that it is okay for grown men to “marry” extremely young little girls…
Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the kingdom’s top religious authority in the ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of Sunni Islam, has ruled it’s acceptable for men to marry girls so young the West would deem it nothing short of pedophilia and rape.
Despite the Saudi justice ministry’s failed efforts to date to set 15 as a minimum age to marry a girl in the kingdom, Grand Mufti Abdulaziz declared there is nothing prohibiting Muslim men from marrying girls even younger.
So how young is too young?
Another very prominent Islamic cleric in Saudi Arabia issued a fatwa in 2011 which stated that grown men could marry little girls “even if they are in the cradle”…
Grand Mufti Abdulzaiz’s more recent ruling on marrying young girls comes following a similar ruling in 2011 by Dr. Salih bin Fawzan, a prominent cleric and member of the Saudi’s highest religious council, who issued a fatwa, or religious edict, that there is no minimum age to marry girls, “even if they are in the cradle.”
But you never hear the Obama administration criticizing Saudi Arabia even though that nation is at the very heart of the jihadist philosophy that motivates terrorists such as the ones that just attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo.
The ultimate goal of these radical Muslims, whether they belong to “al-Qaeda”, or ISIS or the Saudi government, is to bring the entire globe into subjection to Islam.
If that were to happen, there would be no more freedom of speech, no more freedom of religion and everyone on the planet would be forced to live their entire lives in strict observance to sharia law.
Is that what you want for your children and your grandchildren?
The entire world should not only be loudly condemning the jihadists that attacked Charlie Hebdo, but also the philosophy that motivated them to do so.
Unfortunately, most of the western world continues to cling to deluded notions of political correctness regarding radical Islam, and in the years ahead we could all end up paying a great price for that.
(Originally published on End of the American Dream)