December 2, 2005, - 1:51 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
When you think “Homeland Security,” if you don’t know better, you probably think: “protecting U.S. citizens against Islamic terrorists.” Think again. The picture below speaks a thousand words–a thousand words that say otherwise.
It is a photo of Daniel Sutherland, Homeland Security’s Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, an Assistant Secretary or General Counsel level position providing legal and policy advice to the Homeland Security Secretary and senior officials. He is shown with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent in Charge Brian “Abu” Moskowitz’s crony–”former” Islamic terrorist and FBI award revokee Imad Hamad (who openly supports Islamic terrorist groups, such as HAMAS and Hezbollah, and the teaching of Palestinian children to become “martyrs”).
Sutherland is shown shaking hands with Ihsan Al-Khatib, the President of Hamad’s organization (Midwest branch of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee). Al-Khatib is also the General Counsel of an Islamic “charity” that openly gave millions to HAMAS’ Jordanian branch, has strong ties to designated terrorist entities, and secretly raised money for Fallujah-style “operations.” Muslims employed by the organization have been deported for terror ties.
Hamad, whose father recently died, requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the “charity,” and he was instrumental in getting the “charity” USAID funds from you, the American taxpayers, to “rebuild” Iraq. The charity was under investigation (for funding terrorism) by then-U.S. Customs and ICE in Detroit, until Abu Moskowitz shut the investigation down, probably to protect his “former” terrorist buddy.
Are these the kind of people high-level Homeland Security officials–whose salary you pay–should be pandering to? No. But Sutherland is (and so is Abu Moskowitz, as we’ve extensively detailed on this site).
Tonight, Hamad’s and Al-Khatib’s organization, the ADC, will host its 25th anniversary gala dinner at Dearborn, Michigan’s Hyatt Regency hotel. Sutherland is expected to attend, as is Abu Moskowitz.
They are supposed to be watching out for you, but instead they are watching out for America’s enemies within. Which begs the question: Who’s watching the watchers?
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