Virginia: The jihad candidate
Esam Omeish’s campaign web site is fairly typical for a candidate for state delegate. The big issues for his Fairfax County district are traffic congestion, growth issues and public education.
But Omeish, who is running for the Democratic nomination in the 35th district, covering an area from Vienna west to Monument and Leehigh, is no ordinary candidate. He’s a surgeon with a classic immigrant success story, having arrived in this country as a young boy who spoke no English, yet rose up through the Fairfax school system to attend Georgetown University.
And Omeish is also a Muslim fundamentalist rabble-rouser whose videotaped rants urging crowds of demonstrators to adopt “the jihad way” led to hisresignation from Virginia’s state Commission on ImmigrationÂ just 24 hours or so afterÂ Gov. Tim Kaine appointed him to the panelÂ last fall. Â Read it all, from JW>>
Muslim who called for engagement with Muslim Brotherhood to advise White House
- Sheik Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s Extremist Islamic Site Runs “Exclusive Interview” With Obama’s First Female Employee
Mogahed, along with John Esposito,Â cooked the results of a Gallup survey of Muslims to increase the number of “moderates.”
The Muslim Brotherhood is dedicated,Â in its own words, to “a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and ‘sabotaging’ its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers so that it is eliminated and God’s religion is made victorious over all other religions.”
Dialogue! Â (=da’awa)
“Egyptian-born US Muslim to advise White House,” by Marwa Awad forÂ Al-Arabiya, April 21 (thanks again to Jeffrey Imm): via JW:
- WASHINGTON – Dalia Mogahed, a hijab-clad American Muslim, has made history being the first Muslim woman appointed to a position in President Barack Obama’s administration.
Jihad Training Camp in Oregon
“Firearms training and lessons in hand-to-hand combat, horse riding and archery, as well as Quran study sessions…”
“Unclenching” the Iranian fist:
On March 27,Â DEBKA-Net-WeeklyÂ 390Â revealed exclusively Barack Obama’s plans “to transform the Khomeinist Islamic Republic’s clenched fist against America into a helping hand by formally asking Tehran to permit the passage to Afghanistan of fresh US troops, weapons and supplies across Iranian territory.”
In its follow-up of April 3, our military sources reported that US defense secretary Robert Gates, Chief of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen and transport command chief Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, have laid before the president a detailed plan, which had been cleared in back-door meetings between US and Iranian officers.
CAIRO – The first Muslim woman appointed to a position in President Barack Obama’s administration met with lawmakers Monday and discussed her role on an interfaith advisory board the new administration hopes will broaden dialogue and understanding.Â
Dalia Mogahed’s dimpled smile shined from under her hijab, the Muslim headscarf, as she addressed senate staff and think tanks at a meeting organized by the Congressional Muslims Staffers Association to discuss American Muslim public opinion in the wake of a recent survey.
“The key idea of the council is to tap into the energy and wisdom of religious organisations and leaders who focus on faith groups to solve common problems ”
Dalia Mogahed, White House advisor
The Egyptian-born American who heads the Gallup American Center for Muslim Studies a non-governmental research center providing data-driven analysis on the views of Muslim populations around the world, became the first Muslim veiled woman to be appointed to a position in the White House.
“I am very honored to be given this opportunity to serve my country in this way,” Mogahed, who will be Obama’s window into the Muslim American community, told AlArabiya.net….