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Critics of President George W. Bush’s declaration days after Sept. 11 that Islam is a “religion of peace” say it illustrated how disconnected the government was from the source of the attacks.

Under the administration of President Obama, however, kowtowing to Islam has been taken to a whole new level, jeopardizing the country’s security by rewriting history and allowing activists to dictate what law enforcement officers are taught, charges a major new report from government watchdog Judicial Watch.

Chris Farrell, author of the report, told WND that Muslim jihadists today are using many of the same techniques that were developed by Soviet agents to undermine and attack America.

During the Cold War, however, America resisted.

“The operating principle is deception,” he said. “They are interested in winning [on the battlefield], but they are just as happy to subvert our institutions, our laws, and be agents of influence,” he said.

The 26-page report, “Special Report: U.S. Government Purges of Law Enforcement Training Material Deemed ‘Offensive’ to Muslims: Documentation and Analysis of Islamist Active Measures and Influence Operations Targeting Anti-Terrorism Training,” identifies Islamic propaganda organizations and names five top “Islamist influence operations” connected to Obama.

With dozens of footnotes, it centers on the purge by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of anti-terrorism training material that Muslims claim is “offensive.”

The details were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by Judicial Watch of the “broader Islamist influence operation” in Washington that aims to “influence the opinions and actions of persons, institutions, governments and the public at-large.”

The operators are exercising influence at the Departments of Justice and State, in the Joint Chiefs of Staff and at the White House.

The report recounts FBI Director Robert Mueller assuring U.S. Muslim leaders that the agency had ordered the removal of training materials that “offended” Muslims. The complaints, however, were brought by Muslim Brotherhood groups such as the Islamic Society of North American, which was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the 2007 Holy Land Foundation terrorist-financing lawsuit along with the Council on American Islamic Relations and the North American Islamic Trust.

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Mueller, himself, described the Muslim Brotherhood in 2011 as a group that supports terrorism.

Complaints by the U.S. Muslim leaders about FBI training material included:

  • “Article is highly inflammatory and inaccurately argues the Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist organization.”
  • “Page 13 inaccurately states that AQ [al-Qaida] is responsible for the bombing of the Khobar Towers and that AQ is ‘clearly linked’ to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.”
  • “The Quran is not the teachings of the prophet, but the revealed word of God.”
  • “Remove sweeping generality of ‘Those who fit the terrorist profile best (for the present at least) are young male immigrants of Middle Eastern appearance.’”

The report also details how such “influence operations” developed. In July 2011, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blasted “Islamophobia,” and within a couple of months 57 Muslim groups demanded the White House “purge” materials and use “re-education” on all FBI agents exposed to “Islamophobic” training.

The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division immediately met with Islamic groups to discuss criminalizing criticism of Islam as “discrimination,” and the Joint Chiefs of Staff issued new directives on the topic.

The White House then submitted to a demand for a task force that includes members of “extremist Muslim groups” to oversee the FBI.

At the beginning of 2012, the report noted, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point canceled an address by a highly decorated founding member of Delta Force and former deputy under secretary of defense for intelligence, Jerry Boykin, after complaints from the “Hamas front group CAIR.”

Over the rest of that year, Islamic groups met with the FBI to ensure compliance of their demands to purge training materials. Also, a top DOJ Civil Rights official refused to vow to Congress not to push Saudi-style blasphemy laws and the Obama administration falsely blamed attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the special mission compound in Benghazi on a YouTube movie trailer.

“The Obama administration has been penetrated by Islamist influence operators, seeking to advance an ideological agenda completely at odds with our constitutional system. The penetration is, in many cases, by the Obama administration’s invitation,” the report said.

Among the “more public and controversial figures” identified in the report are:

  • Rashad Hussain, U.S. special envoy to the OIC, who “has a history of participating in events connected with the Muslim Brotherhood.”
  • Huma Abedin, a long-time personal aide to Hillary Clinton. Abedin’s late father, mother and brother “are all connected to Muslim Brotherhood organizations or operatives.”
  • Daliah Mogahed, an adviser to the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Mogahed is described as “an unapologetic defender of unindicted terrorist conspirator organizations such as CAIR and ISNA.”
  • Mohamed Elibiary, a Texas-based Muslim leader who was named to Obama’s Homeland Security Advisory Council in 2010.
  • Mohamed Magid, president of ISNA, an unindicted terrorist conspirator organization. He was appointed by Obama to the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism Working Group.

The report said it’s “fair to say that not a single U.S. government employee goes to work each morning with the mission of identifying and defeating the Islamists’ active measures campaigns.”

“Large bureaucratic institutions are reluctant to ‘disturb’ operations with examinations for deception and manipulation. Those same organizations are loath to raise those subjects in congressional appropriations requests and hearings fearing any political criticism. Until there is someone with the job of defeating the Islamist active measures campaign targeting our nation – and resourced to roll back the Islamists and win – the United States and her citizens are in grave peril,” the report said.

Among the examples, the report describes the case of Anwar al-Awlaqi, who was killed by a drone strike in 2011.

He had been the subject of Judicial Watch litigation resulting in the release of more than 1,800 pages of records. The documentation uncovered a highly questionable relationship between the terrorist leader and the U.S. government, leading Judicial Watch to conclude “it appears he was, at least, a U.S. government informant.”

The FBI at 10:40 a.m. on Feb. 3, 2002, released a bulletin declaring al-Awlaqi to be a terrorist, while on Feb. 4 he had lunch in the dining room of the secretary of defense and made a presentation to the Pentagon.

“The American people deserve complete, accurate, factual information concerning the threats of subversion and terror posed to our country,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

“We will continue to investigate, analyze and pursue additional lines of inquiry concerning Islamist influence operations targeting the law enforcement and intelligence agencies, the Defense Department and the media. Our report is a steppingstone for further inquiries by Congress, government watchdogs, and the media.”

The convergence of events should cause alarm to Americans, Judicial Watch said.

The report said the Obama administration’s effort to combat anything deemed insensitive to Muslims is rooted in fear.

“American leaders engage in self-censorship out of fear – pretending it is ‘tolerance’ and ‘respect.’ They ironically proclaim that ‘intolerance’ is intolerable and must be eliminated.”

As WND reported, an FBI field office defied clear and direct orders from Washington headquarters to “cease contact” with a terrorist front group. At the same time, the office allowed a Muslim agent investigated for compromising a major terrorism case to remain on the squad.

After the FBI banned the Council on American-Islamic Relations from the bureau’s counter-terror outreach programs in response to evidence the group fronts for the Muslim Brotherhood and its Palestinian terrorist branch Hamas, the FBI’s Los Angeles field office liaisoned with CAIR in violation of official policy, according to a report by the Justice Department’s inspector general.

Several directives sent from FBI headquarters required all of the bureau’s field offices to “cease contact with CAIR as an organization.” But the L.A. office refused to comply with the command and even sent out an internal email advising personnel to ignore it.

At the time, Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., called the behavior “insubordinate.”

The Obama administration previously has been described by Judicial Watch Founder Larry Klayman, who now heads Freedom Watch USA, that Obama has been “kowtowing” to “nefarious Muslims.”

His reference was to the image of Obama greeting the Saudi king with a bow.


Obama bowing to Saudi Arabian leader

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