Here is the power point presentation that Muslim terrorist Hasan gave on grand rounds (the page turns every 12 seconds. Read it all).
Expect Representative Peter King to suffer relentless attacks for stating the obvious. Addressing jihad in the military is very tricky, particularly since the military won't address jihad in the military even when our soldiers are slaughtered by Muslim soldiers in our rank and file, like Major Hassan. The Pentagon in its investigation and final report on the Fort Hood Jihad refused to address the religious motivation behind the terrorist's attack. The Pentagon saw no jihad, spoke no jihad, heard no jihad, despite the ululating Major Hasan wailing allahu akbar as he mowed down 14 of our finest men and women.
The Pentagon review, titled “Protecting the Force: Lessons From Fort Hood,” was conducted by Togo D. West Jr., a former secretary of the Army, and Adm. Vernon E. Clark, a former chief of naval operations.
“The challenge for the Department of Defense is to prepare more effectively for a constantly changing environment,” the report said. “The department’s security posture for tomorrow must be more agile and adaptive.” (more here)
How does the military hope to address what it calls "workplace violence"? Workplace? The army is not the "workplace."
The Pentagon released its final report on the steps it will take to prevent internal attacks from happening again.
"These initiatives will significantly improve the Department's ability to mitigate internal threats, ensure force protection, enable emergency response, and provide care for victims and families," Defense Secretary Robert Gates Gates wrote. He highlighted the following areas for improvement:
- Addressing workplace violence;
- Ensuring commander and supervisor access to appropriate information in personnel records
- Improving sharing with partner agencies and among installations;
- Expanding installations' emergency response capabilities;
- Integrating force protection policy, and clarifying force protection roles and responsibilities and;
- Ensuring that we provide top quality health care to both our service members and our healthcare providers.
Worse still is the report that was issued here in this Atlas exclusive: In Case of Base Shooting, DOD Says Grab Three Ring Binder. It's bad enough that our service members are not allowed to carry firearms on base. No, instead our precious servicemen and women are instructed to dial 911 while playing dead (p. 18), and to attack the shooter with a three-ring binder or paper cutter (p. 19). Think I am kidding? Read the report -- Download Military
"It is important to remember there is no "standard" for random shooting events and no profile of the shooters"
How could any rational thinking person stand behind such a statement? The Fort Hood shooting was jihad. Proud jihad. Unabashed jihad. Instead of reversing the ridiculous restriction on our military from carrying firearms on our bases, our servicemen and women are advised to make use of three ring binders ............. or any other "makeshift weapon."
So yes, Rep King has his work cut out for him:
Rep. King’s fourth Muslim-American radicalization hearing to focus on military," by Jordy Yager for The Hill, December 4: (hat tip Jihadwatch)The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is hoping his panel’s hearing on the radicalization of Muslim-Americans within the U.S. military will reveal how the armed services can better protect itself against homegrown attacks.Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) is holding a joint hearing on Wednesday, along with Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), as the next stage in his series of efforts to address the radicalization of American Muslims.Pointing to the 2009 shootings at the Fort Hood military base in Texas and at a military recruiting station in Arkansas, which killed a total of 14 people and wounded more than two dozen, King said the issue of radicalization within military communities is one that is grossly under the radar.
There is also Naser Abdo, the erstwhile "moderate" poster child.“There is an attempt by Islamists to join the military and infiltrate the military, and it’s more of a threat than the average American is aware of right now,” said King in an interview with The Hill on Monday.Lieberman said his committee has held 13 hearings over the past five years on the issue of violent Islamic extremism and, based on what he has learned, the military is an increasingly large target for attacks.“Clearly, the threat of homegrown terrorism has increased dramatically, and clearly, members of the armed services are a high-value target,” Lieberman said in a statement.The issue was brought to the front burner for King after it was raised by Paul Stockton, the assistant secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs. King said he feels the Obama administration is just as concerned with the issue as he is, and hopes to develop a working partnership to address some of the inadequacies that will come up at Wednesday’s hearing.“I think more can be done,” he said. “But this is not going to be any attempt to bash the administration, necessarily. From my perspective it’s going to be a productive hearing and it’s not going to turn into a partisan fight.”King gave several examples of issues that need more attention, such as whether the military needs to provide more security for recruiting centers and bases in the U.S. or whether local and state law enforcement should play a larger role in coordinating security with the military.He said he also hopes to address the minutiae of radicalization on military bases. He used an example of how he has heard of at least one instance in which a copy of the radical Islamic magazine Inspire — which has been used as a recruiting tool for terrorist groups — was found in a barracks and allowed to remain. But Confederate flags are rightfully banned, he said.“I’m using that as an example about whether or not we need to be more aggressive in facing up to the reality. It’s Islamic terrorism. It’s not just a nondescript, anonymous type of terrorism.”