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"Syrian Asylum Seekers Planned Terrorist Attacks In Germany"
June 14, 2016
By EMERSON VERMAAT
The French newspaper Le Monde revealed on June 2, 2016, that a confession from a repented ISIS jihadist prevented a terror attack in Germany. 25-year-old Saleh A., a Syrian asylum seeker in Germany, told the French police that ISIS had ordered him to prepare terror attacks in Europe. He said he was the leader of a twenty members strong sleeper cell and that he together with Hamza C. and others planned terror attacks in the German city of Düsseldorf as well as in the Dutch asylum seekers center near Nijmegen, not far from the German border.
One day later, on June 3, 2016, German police arrested three Syrian terror suspects: 30-year-old Abd Arahman A.K., 25-year-old Mahood B. and 28-year-old Hamza C., the Kölnische Rundschau reported. Saleh A. arrived in Germany in March 2015, where he was accomodated in a special home for asylum seekers in the small town of Kaarst. Less than one year later he traveled to Paris with a view to informing the French police about the plot. Saleh A. and the three other Syrians had been disguised as asylum seekers who had traveled to Europe along the so-called Balkan Route, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported on June 4, 2016. This means that they had first arrived on a Greek island near Turkey, then traveled as "refugees" via the Balkans to Austria and Germany. Saleh A. told the French police that the terror cell consisted of twenty ISIS-jihadists. Two suicide bombers would strike in Düsseldorf 's touristic Old Town, other terrorists would kill even more bystanders with guns and and other exposives.
Members of his terror cell also traveled to Holland where they registered as asylum seekers in Heumensoord, a huge and temporary camp for 3,000 asylum seekers near the Dutch city of Nijmegen. No one has been arrested in Holland so far, although the authoriti
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reported on May 26, 2016, that ISIS terrorists in Libya attempted to enter Europe via the Mediterranian migrant rout
Previous warnings and arrests
Hans Maassen, President of the German Security Service or "Agency for the Protection of the Constitution" (BfV), warned in April 2016: "We underestimated the Islamic State (terror group)." "Especially the danger posed by this terror militia that they could smuggle potential perpetrators of terror attacks disguised as refugees into Germany, has been considered unlikely so far," Maassen said. There are about 1,100 potential IS-fighters currently living in Germany. Maassen ignored the fact that such warnings had been issued on a previous occasion by me in my book on ISIS published in May 2015 (see my website: www.emersonvermaat.
I wrote that back in the 1980s and 1990s Syrian refugees successully applied for asylum in Spain, Germany and Britain and that these so-called refugees turned out to be radical Muslims who were cooperating with Osama bin Laden and his extremely dangerous Al-Qaeda terror network. I mentioned Eddin Barakat Yarkas and Mustafa Setmarian Nasar in Spain, Mamoun Darkazanli in Germany and Omar Bakri Mohammed in Britain. Setmarian Nasar also operated in Britain. Moreover, U.S. spy chief James Clapper warned last February that IS-terrorists posing as refugees were entering Europe. IS jihadists also used lots of forged passports as they succeeded in entering Europe. The CIA and the NSA reported in 2015 that ISIS-terrorists camouflaged as refugees had entered Europe.
Early December 2015, Austrian anti-terror police arrested two Syrian "refugees" in Salzburg who were suspected of having fought in the ranks of ISIS (or IS). And at least two of the perpetators of the terror attacks in Paris were ISIS operatives who entered Europe as so-called asylum seekers. Via Greece they traveled to France, along the so-called "Balkan Route". The usually well informed Vienna based Krone Zeitung reported already in July 2015 that IS terrorists were mingling among the refugees. The same newspaper was rebuked by the Austrian Press Council ("Presserat") at the end of November 2015. In February/
Too many first and second generation Muslim immigrants pose a serious security risk. About 810 radical young Muslims in Germany joined terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq. That same number applies tot Britain. In Austria thereare about 270 jihadists who joined these terrorist groups and in the Netherlands there are more than 230.
Robert S. Leiken, a former senior fellow from Harvard University, recently wrote a shocking and well documented book on "Europe's Angry Muslims – The Revolt of the Second Generation." He points out that in Britain 81 percent of the Muslims consider themselves first Muslims instead of a citizen of that country. In Spain that figure is 69 percent and in Germany it is 68 percent. He discusses topics as "a French Intifada," "Ghost towns in Britain," The Lords in Londonistan, "Germany's Hot Summer," "Germany's Young Turks," and"Germany's Twin Cities of Islamism."
There are also many angry Muslims in the United States, and a number of them turned into dangerous terrorists. The most recent example is Omar Seddiqui Mateen, a 29-year-old second generation Afghan immigrant. On Sunday morning June 12, 2016, he killed 49 people in an Orlando gay club and injured 53 people, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. As he was killing innocent Americans he called 911 and pledged allegiance to ISIS. The FBI has currently about 800 radical Muslims under investigation who are suspected of having links to ISIS.
Europe has already had its share in this kind of terrorist attacks. And in 95 percent of the cases the perpetrators are radical Muslims. This is part of the reason why so many British want to leave the European Union. Last year more than 330,000 immigrants arrived in the United Kingdom, an unprecedented number. British authorities and cities are overwhelmed. The British coast guard is totally ineffective. Albanians, Afghans, Pakistanis and Syrians are now arriving in big numbers.
Ben Judah, a top British journalist, recently wrote a very topical book on the failure of multiculturalism. Judah spent "the last year meeting people along several of the world's busiest migration trails" (The Guardian) and published his findings in the book "This is London. Life and Death in the World City."
Judah describes "the new London where 57 percent of births are to migrant mothers" and where "old white British are dying" (p. 236), "the white British population has shrunk almost thirty percent between 2001 and 2011" (p. 421),there are "600,000 illegal imigrants in London, roughly a third are from Africa" (p. 91), there are "black gang wars" (p. 290), "African witch doctors" (p. 331),"London is a coke city" (p. 337), there is a "40 percent child poverty rate" (p. 107), "there are at least 7,000 prostitutes, – and 96 percent of them are migrants" (p. 253), "a couple of hundred gangsters from Kosovo and Albania" (p. 171) near Ilford Lane there is "a Sharia Patrol, shouting "This is a Muslim area," (pp. 362, 363), there are lots of "arranged marriages," 13-year-old girls are forced to marry cousins in secret (pp. 279-281). One Muslim girl told her teacher: "Miss, Miss, if I get married to a Christian or a non-Muslim, my Dad will kill me…" (p. 279).
Too many Muslim refugees hate both Jews and Christians
"De Gezinsgids" is a respected Family Magazine in the Netherlands. At the end of April 2016 they published a highly interesting interview with Daniela Lauder, a young Jewish woman in Dutch city of The Hague who helps refugees. Most of these refugees are Muslims from the Middle East. She warns that the rapid influx of Syrian refugees does have a negative impact on anti-Semitism in Holland. "They certainly don't like the Jews. And I think there is a growing tendency to express these views. I noticed several times that while I was working with refugees a number of them walked away when they heard my name." "A colleague of mine once even performed the Hitler salute in my presence. After this incident my boss commented: ‘Do you (singluar) think this is strange after all that you (plural) have done in the occupied territories?" Lauder is a Jewish name and too many Muslim immigrants in Europe simply hate the Jews – just like the Nazis did and the neo-Nazis do today.
I gave many examples in my newly published Dutch book "Hitler en de Arabieren" ("Hitler and the Arabs").
I quoted Josef Schuster, President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, who warned that Arab anti-Semitism is bound to increase because of the unprecedented number of refugees from the Muslim world. "Among those who seek refuge in Germany, there are very many people from countries where Israelis seen as the enemy. They grew up with these feelings of hostility towards Israel and often cherish the same feelings toward Jews in general." Jewish communities in Germany "now fear that there could be an increase of Arab-based anti-Semitism in Germany. I share these concerns." In another interview with the German newspaper Die Welt, Schuster warned that it is unavoidable to curtail the number of refugees. "Otherwise it will be inceasingly difficult to transfer our values to all of them, to integrate them."
I pointed out in my book that many Syrians, Iraqis, Lebanese, Iranians, Egyptians, Palestinians, Saudis, Qataris, Somalis and North Africans are deeply anti-Semitic. Anti-Semitism is also widespread among opponents of the Syrian and Iraqi regimes and even among "anti-Zionist" Christians and Christian clergymen from the Middle East who believe in ‘Jewish-Zionist conspiracies."The latter was clearly shown by Aymenn Jawad in an article on "Middle Eastern Christians and anti-Semitism" published in The Jerusalem Post on January 8, 2011.
Christian asylum seekers and Muslim converts to Islam have been frequently harrassed by fellow asylum seekers from Muslim countries. The Frankfurt based International Society for Human Rights (IGFM) is closely monitoring these cases.
After the Second World War many Nazi war criminals found refuge in Arab countries, notably in Syria and Egypt. One of these war criminals, SS-colonel Walther Rauff, modeled the notorious Syrian secret police along the lines of the Gestapo. Arab translations of Hitler's notoriously anti-Semitic book "Mein Kampf" ("My Struggle") are still very popular in the Muslim world. Qatari-based Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradhawi, a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood, said in a sermon aired on the leading Arab TV-station Al-Jazeera on January 30, 2009: "Throughout history, Allah has imposed upon the (Jews) people who would punish them for their corruption. The last punishment was carried out by Hitler. By means of all the things he did to them – even though they (plural!) exaggerated this issue – he managed to put them in their place. This was divine punishment for them. Allah willing, the next time will be at the hand of the believers." In other words, the next Holocaust will be carried out by Muslims. A few weeks earlier, on January 9, 2009, Sheikh Al-Qaradhawi delivered another sermon which was aired by Al-Jazeera. At the end of his sermon he prayed to Allah, saying: "Oh Allah, take this oppressive, Jewish Zionist band of people; Oh Allah, do not spare a single one of them; Oh Allah, count their numbers, and kill them, down to the very last one."
Sheikh Al-Qaradhawi is also very popular among first, second and third generation Muslim immigrants in Europe. Oxford University's Tariq Ramadan, for example, is one of the sheikh's admirers. This was shown by Paul Berman in his excellent book "The Flight of the Intellectuals."
Emerson Vermaat is an investigative journalist in the Netherlands specialised in crime and terrorism. Website: www.emersonvermaat.
Le Monde (Paris), June 2, 2016, Le djihadiste "repenti" de Paris qui a permis de déjouer un attentat en Allemagne,
Twenty terrorists divided between asylum centers in Germany and Holland (Njmegen).;
Kölnische Rundschau (Cologne, Germany), June 4, 2016, p. 1, Düsseldorf: IS wollte zehn Attentäter; Rheinische Post (Düsseldorf, Germany), June 4, 2016, p. A3, Saleh A. was in Kaarster Heim gut integriert; Der Spiegel (Germany), June 4, 2016, p. 22, IS-Zelle sollte zehn Mitgleider umfassen; NRC Handelsblad (Rotterdam), June 7, 2016, p. 12, Nederlandse link met terreurcel Düsseldorf; Algemeen Dagblad (Rotterdam), June 8, 2016, p. 3, Onderzoek naar "terreurcel" asielopvang Heumensoord Nijmegen. "Ik had de indruk dat deze mannen ook ergens een bom zouden gaan leggen."
CNN, May 26, 2016, ISIS on Europe's doorstep,http://edition.cnn.
Krone Zeitung (Vienna)/Welt am Sonntag (Germany), April 10, 2016, Verfassungsschutz: "Wir haben den IS unterschätzt"
Krone Zeitung, February 10, 2016, US-Spionagechef, IS mischt seine Kämpfer unter die Flüchtlinge,
"Der IS schleust nach Angaben von Clapper als Flüchtinge getarnte Kämpfer nach Europa ein. Clapper sagt am Dienstag bei einer Anhörung im US Senat, dass die Terrorimilitz ‘den Flüchtlingstrom ausnutzt.'"
Krone Zeitung, December 3, 2015, Zwei syrische IS-Kämpfer in Salzburg in U-Haft,
"Sie hatten sich als Flüchtlinge ausgegeben und seien in Salzburg als solche untergebracht worden."
Robert S. Leiken, Europe's Angry Muslims – The Revolt of the Second Generation (Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), p. 55 ("What do you consider yourself first?")
Ben Judah, This is London. Life and Death in the World City (London: Picador/Macmillan, 2016).
De Gezinsgids (Houten/Utrecht, The Netherlands, print version), April 28, 2016,p. 45, Vluchtelingenwerker Daniella Lauder: "De juf van mijn zoon tekende nazi-symbolen op zijn schrift." "Ik heb meerdere malen meegemaakt dat vluchtelingen wegliepen op het moment dat ze mijn naam hoorden."
Emerson Vermaat, Hitler en de Arabieren (Soesterberg, the Netherlands: Aspekt Publishers, May 2016), pp. 121, 122 (Walther Rauff), p. 145; see also: Die Welt (Germany), October 3, 2015, Zentralrat der Juden warnt vor arabischen Antisemitismus,
Die Welt, November 23, 2015, Josef Schuster: "Wir werden um Obergrenzen nicht herumkommen",
Donald M. McKale, Nazis After Hitler. How Perpetrators of the Holocaust Cheated Justice and Truth (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), p. 333 (Walther Rauff).
MEMRI, Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradhawi: "Allah Imposed Hitler upon the Jews to punish them", aired on Al-Jazeera TV (Qatar) on January 30, 2009,
MEMRI, Sheikh Yousef Al-Qaradhawi on Al-Jazeera Incites Against Jews, Arab Regimes, and the U.S., aired on Al-Jazeera TN on January 9, 2009,
Paul Berman, The Flight of the Intellectuals (Brooklyn, New York: Melville House, 2010), p. 77. "Qaradawi is a hugely admired figure for Tariq Ramadan and for many other people, as well."
Aymenn Jawad, Middle Eastern Christians and anti-Semitism, Jerusalem Post, January 8, 2011,