Terror analysts have devoted a great deal of time to discussing how both were “radicalized” via the Internet. This calls for a new variation on an old truism.Â Just as guns don’t kill people (people kill people), so also the Internet doesn’t radicalize Muslims: Islamic jihadists radicalize Muslims. Robert Spencer has more>>
Colleen LaRose, an American woman from Pennsylvania indicted and accused of using the Internet to recruit jihadist fighters and help terrorists overseas. LaRose is due in court Thursday, March 18, 2010, on charges that could bring a life sentence. LaRose, 46, is charged in a global conspiracy to kill a Swedish cartoonist who had offended Muslims.
MARYCLAIRE DALE Â from AP is Â not the only one wondering why Jihad Jane aka Colleen LaRose went on jihad against cartoonist Lars Vilks:
PHILADELPHIA â€” Whether she was seeking love, vengeance or just an escape from her dreary, small-town existence, Colleen LaRose searched the Internet and, authorities say, found Muslim extremists eager to engage the unhappy American. More>>
Contrary to many reports that she did plead guilty. We never bought into this, because soldiers of allah (she is one of them) can do no wrong and can therefore never be guilty. If she kills kafirs who insulted Muhammad, it is the sword of allah that kills them.
Al-Qaeda in Iraq put a $100,000 bounty on Vilks after Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda published a cartoon by Vilks that depicted the prophet Mohammed with a dog’s body in 2007.
If convicted, LaRose faces life imprisonment and a $1 million fine.
Think she has a million bucks?