June 1, 2011, - 6:09 pm
Told Ya: Indicted Qaeda Terrorists Were LEGAL Immigrants to US Despite Being Insurgents Who Killed US Troops
You may have heard about yesterday’s federal indictment of Bowling Green, Kentucky residents, Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi, who sought to obtain and ship Stinger missiles and other explosive devices, as well as money, to Al-Qaeda in Iraq. They are Iraqi immigrants who were admitted into the U.S., despite the fact that they were Al-Qaeda insurgents who murdered countless U.S. troops from 2003-2006 and despite the fact that they were captured by Iraqi authorities in 2006. Oh, and despite the fact that Alwan’s fingerprints were found on IEDs in Iraq. There are many more like them because the U.S. has rapidly admitted tens of thousands of Iraqi immigrants under pressure from Republican elected officials and faux-conservative commentators like Michael Open Borders Jack Abramoff Buddy Medved. Who knows what these immigrant Muslim terrorists might have done against Americans in U.S. soil? Read FBI Special Agent Richard E. Glenn’s chilling affidavit in the federal criminal complaint against Alwan. Read FBI Special Agent Richard E. Glenn’s chilling affidavit in the federal criminal complaint against Hammadi. Read the federal indictment against Alwan and Hammadi.
Waad Alwan & Mohanad Hammadi: Al Qaeda Terrorists Given US Asylum to Plan Terrorist Attacks From US Soil
I’ve warned, time and again on this site and elsewhere, that our admission of tens of thousands of Iraqi immigrants–legally!–into the U.S. involves little or no scrutiny. We don’t know who these people are and have no way of verifying their names and identities. As a result, we’ve admitted many Iraqis who’ve ended up helping Al-Qaeda, like Mr. X a/k/a Noureddine Malki a/k/a Almaliki Nour a/k/a Abu Hakim a/k/a Abdulhakeem Nour, another Iraqi immigrant we let in after we went to war in Iraq. He became a translator for the U.S. military in Iraq and was informing Al-Qaeda on U.S. troop movements, so the Islamic terrorist group could murder them.
There have been several other such cases. And now there are these two. There will be many, many more like them, because we are letting anyone with a heartbeat into the country from Iraq (and many other such undesirable locales).
Waad Ramadan Alwan, 30, and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi, 23, both former residents of Iraq who currently reside in Bowling Green, were charged in a 23-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Bowling Green on May 26, 2011. Alwan is charged with conspiracy to kill U.S. nationals abroad; conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction (explosives) against U.S. nationals abroad; distributing information on the manufacture and use of IEDs; attempting to provide material support to terrorists and to al Qaeda in Iraq; as well as conspiracy to transfer, possess, and export Stinger missiles. Hammadi is charged with attempting to provide material support to terrorists and to al Qaeda in Iraq, as well as conspiracy to transfer, possess, and export Stinger missiles.
Alwan and Hammadi were arrested on May 25, 2011, on criminal complaints and made their initial appearances today in federal court in Louisville, Ky. Each faces a potential sentence of life in prison if convicted of all the charges in the indictment. . . .
“Over the course of roughly eight years, Waad Ramadan Alwan allegedly supported efforts to kill U.S. troops in Iraq, first by participating in the construction and placement of improvised explosive devices in Iraq and, more recently, by attempting to ship money and weapons from the United States to insurgents in Iraq. His co-defendant, Mohanad Shareef Hammadi, is accused of many of the same activities . . . . ,” said Todd Hinnen, Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security. . . .
According to the charging documents, Alwan entered the United States in April 2009 and has lived in Bowling Green since his arrival. Hammadi entered the United States in July 2009 and, after first residing in Las Vegas, moved to Bowling Green.
In September 2009, the FBI launched an investigation into Alwan. Later, the FBI began using a confidential human source (CHS) who met with and engaged in recorded conversations with Alwan beginning in August 2010, and with Hammadi beginning in January 2011. In a number of meetings with the CHS, Alwan allegedly discussed his prior activities as an insurgent in Iraq from 2003 until his capture by Iraqi authorities in May 2006, including his use of IEDs and sniper rifles to target U.S. forces and details about various attacks in which he participated.
For example, in recorded conversations with the CHS, Alwan allegedly stated that he used to procure explosives and missiles while an insurgent in Iraq; that his insurgent group conducted strikes daily; and that he used IEDs in Iraq hundreds of times. At one point, Alwan allegedly drew diagrams of four types of IEDs for the CHS and provided verbal instructions on how to build these devices. He also discussed occasions in which he had used these types of IEDs against U.S. troops. Asked whether he had achieved results from these devices in Iraq, Alwan allegedly replied, “Oh yes,” mentioning that his attacks had “f–ked up” Hummers and also targeted Bradley fighting vehicles.
According to the charging documents, the FBI has been able to identify two latent fingerprints belonging to Alwan on a component of an unexploded IED that was recovered by U.S. forces near Bayji, Iraq. Alwan had allegedly advised the CHS that he lived in that area of Iraq and worked at the power plant in Bayji. Alwan had also allegedly told the CHS how he had used a particular brand of cordless telephone base station in IEDs. Alwan’s fingerprints were allegedly found on this particular brand of cordless base station in the IED that was recovered in Iraq.
In additional conversations with the CHS, Alwan also described IED attacks on U.S. troops that he participated in with others, including an associate whom Alwan said had lost an eye when an IED exploded prematurely. According to the charging documents, U.S. forces recovered an unexploded IED near Bayji from which a latent fingerprint belonging to this associate was later recovered. The charging documents allege that this associate was detained by U.S. troops in June 2006 and had a false eye.
The charging documents also allege that Hammadi has discussed his prior experience as an insurgent in Iraq and has told the CHS about prior IED attacks in Iraq in which he participated. In one conversation with the CHS, Hammadi allegedly described how he had been arrested in Iraq, explaining that authorities captured him after the car he was driving in got a flat tire shortly after he and others had placed IEDs in the ground.
According to the charging documents, beginning in September 2010, Alwan expressed interest in helping the CHS provide support to terrorists in Iraq. The CHS explained that he shipped money and weapons to the mujahidin in Iraq by secreting them in vehicles sent from the United States. Thereafter, Alwan allegedly participated in operations with the CHS to provide money, weapons—including machine guns, rocket-propelled grenade launchers, Stinger missiles, and C4 plastic explosives—as well as IED diagrams and advice on the construction of IEDs to what he believed were the mujahidin attacking U.S. troops in Iraq.
For instance, in November 2010, Alwan allegedly picked up machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers from a storage facility in Kentucky and delivered them to a designated location believing they would be shipped to al Qaeda in Iraq. In January 2011, the charging documents allege, Alwan recruited Hammadi to assist in the material support activities. Alwan allegedly described Hammadi to the CHS as a relative of his whose work as an insurgent in Iraq was well known.
Later that month, Alwan and Hammadi allegedly delivered money to a tractor-trailer, believing the money would ultimately be shipped to al Qaeda in Iraq. In February 2011, the pair allegedly assisted in the delivery of additional weapons, including sniper rifles and inert C4 plastic explosives, to a tractor-trailer, believing that these items would be shipped to al Qaeda in Iraq. Finally, in March 2011, Alwan and Hammadi allegedly picked up two inert Stinger missiles from the storage facility and delivered them to a tractor-trailer believing these items would be shipped to al Qaeda in Iraq.
Yup, exactly the kinda people we want in the tens of thousands coming to America, right? But that’s exactly who is coming, and they don’t even need to sneak in. We’re giving them asylum and green cards.
Only in America . . . and Canada, and Great Britian, and all of Europistan and the enter Western world. We’re doomed. Two down, a gazillion we’ll never discover until it’s too late.
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