Qur’an 9:29—Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the Religion of Truth, from among the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.
You might think that such a violent command could lead Muslims to attack non-Muslims. There’s no need to worry, however. The TSA is strip searching non-Muslim children, so we’re all safe.
Daily Mail–Fears are rising across Europe of an al-Qaeda outrage before Christmas as intelligence services work frantically to track down radicalised western nationals returning from terror camps in Pakistan.
Ten suspects holding Belgian, Dutch, Moroccan and Russian passports were arrested in Belgium, Germany and Holland.
Prosecutors spoke of a complex plot involving an ‘international Islamist group’ in Belgium although a specific target was not identified.
Media reports spoke of a Chechen element involving Islamic separatists embroiled in a long-running struggle with Moscow.
Meanwhile across the border in Germany it was widely reported that two members of a six-strong suicide squad were already in the country.
The famed glass dome of the Reichstag building in Berlin was closed to tourists indefinitely on Monday amid interior ministry warnings that a strike could be expected in November or early December.
The feeling among intelligence services is that al-Qaeda is prepared to ‘go for broke’ with a bloodbath before Christmas using westerners who have converted to Islam to avoid detection at air and seaports.
Two scenarios are on the table; a Mumbai-style massacre using automatic weapons stored at safe houses or suicide bomb attacks using explosives also stored among radicals within the country’s massive Muslim population. (Read more.)