[GatewayPundit] On Thursday the FBI announced during a press conference that it thwarted a plot by a so-called “right-wing militia” to kidnap and kill Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the state government.
Early Thursday morning, federal agencies raided a house in Hartland, Michigan and arrested six men: Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris, and Brandon Caserta.
Whitmer immediately blamed the plot on President Trump telling the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.”
“Hate groups heard the president’s words as a rallying cry, as a call to action,” Whitmer said blaming white supremacists.
It turns out Brandon Caserta, one of anarchists who was arrested for plotting to kidnap Whitmer, actually hates President Trump and is on video calling Trump a “tyrant.”
And now there is evidence a second “rightwing” militia member attended at least one Black Lives Matter protest and was sympathetic to George Floyd and BLM protesters.
“One of alleged plotters, 23-year-old Daniel Harris, attended a Black Lives Matter protest in June, telling the Oakland County Times he was upset about the killing of George Floyd and police violence.” https://t.co/twRCmruL2F
23-year-old Daniel Harris from Lake Orion, Michigan. A LinkedIn page corresponding to Harris in that small Detroit-area town lists his current occupation as “security guard,” but indicates he served as a rifleman in the U.S. Marine Corps until last year.
An individual of that name was quoted complaining about excessive use of force by police and alluding to his background at an anti-racist protest in Lake Orion in June.
“It is a shame what happened with George Floyd and instances where law enforcement officers murder an unarmed man/woman who isn’t resisting arrest, was complying with the orders is wrong and need to be stopped. You look at photos and videos of news teams and protesters being beaten by riot police when they are there peacefully, you see people losing their eyes because if an officer shoots them with a ‘non-lethal’ round like pepper balls, or rubber bullets,” Harris said. “I’ve gone through that sort of training and I can promise you weapons like that they can turn into a lethal round.”
[JustTheNews] Gov. John Carney, an ally of Joe Biden, pardoned man who FBI alleges sought to build IED in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer.
Barry Gordon Croft Jr., one of several men charged Thursday in federal court in Michigan, was pardoned in April 2019 for a two-decade old conviction for possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, assault and burglary, according to court records first reported by the Delaware News Journal.
The governor's office issued a statement confirming the pardon, saying it had been recommended by the state's Board of Pardons.
I watched the Fox report on this yesterday morning and the entire group of Antifa leaning plotters were missing, only the militia members were show. And the description used was right wing militia, white supremacist members. Total distortion and typical MSM lies through the ruse of partial truth.
Seems like a pattern is developing-- e.g. Michigan and Denver. Left-wing terrorist poses as a white supremist/right wing extremist and then tries to pull off a shooting. The press gleefully reports this as a right wing extremist some peaceful protester. The MSM is horrible. The MSM needs to be driven out of business as they do much harm. Moreover, they block the truth from getting out. We will likely see more of this.
[KhaamaPress] Acting foreign minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Turkmen Ambassador to Kabul Ovezov Hoja signed the ratification documents regarding the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Atmar defined Turkmenistan as a "good, friendly and brotherly neighbor", according to the released statement on Friday, October 9.
"Expansion of political, economic and security relations with the region and neighboring countries, including Turkmenistan, is one of the priorities of the foreign policy of the Islamic Theocratic Republic of Afghanistan", the statement quoted Atmar.
Turkmen Ambassador, Ovezov, reiterated on the importance of cooperation, strengthening regional ties, economic cooperation, and regional trade and transit.
This comes as earlier, a trilateral meeting of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and the United States was held in the participation of representatives of the governments of the United States of America, the Islamic Theocratic Republic of Afghanistan, and Turkmenistan on October 8th, 2020.
Through the video teleconference, the parties discussed mutual issues of concern including political, economic, and security matters.
According to the statement, the three nations intended to the following issues:
Commit to engage in greater joint cooperation in support of regional security, economic growth, and development, call on other nations to support Afghan peace.
Preserve and build upon the gains in democratization and human rights made by Afghans over the past 19 years.
Improve security cooperation and intensify joint efforts to combat cross-border threats.
Identify and support opportunities to increase people-to-people ties between Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and the United States of America.
Promote women’s meaningful inclusion, participation, and protection across all of the work they do to advance peace, security, and economic growth in the region.
Promote trade between Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and the United States of America by reviewing legal restrictions on trades and increasing efficiency of customs procedures under the existing Central Asia TIFA.
Coordination on Transport extension, TAPI, TAP projects, and their implementations.
Increase humanitarian engagement between the people.
Promote women’s equality and economic empowerment, and engagement in dialogues to explore new opportunities, renew support for shared goals and projects.
[CBS NEWS] Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told CBS News in a phone interview, "We hope he will win the election and wind up U.S. military presence in Afghanistan."
Don’t be jealous, Vice President Biden — China and Russia still prefer you for all the wrong reasons.
The militant group expressed some concern about Mr. Trump's bout with the coronavirus. "When we heard about Trump being COVID-19 positive, we got worried for his health, but seems he is getting better," another Taliban senior leader told CBS News.
The Trump campaign's communications director, Tim Murtaugh, said in a statement to CBS News that it rejects the Taliban's support and that the Taliban should know President Trump will always protect American interests by any means necessary.
The Taliban's enthusiasm for Mr. Trump is grounded in the goal they share of getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan after 19 years of war – a longtime promise of the president.
There are now fewer than 5,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and national security adviser Robert O'Brien has said that number would drop to 2,500 by early next year.
The Trump administration signed a historic pact with the Taliban in February in which the U.S. and its allies set a timetable for U.S. troops to withdraw by the spring of 2021. The pact requires the Taliban to break from al Qaeda and negotiate a power-sharing deal with Afghan government rivals.
[AlAhram] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor... 's army in Qatar ...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi... is an element of instability in the Gulf region, a bigwig of the United Arab Emirates said on Saturday, adding that it contributes to negative polarization.
"The Ottoman Turkish military presence in the Arab Gulf is an emergency," UAE minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash tweeted. "It reinforces polarization, and it does not take into account the illusory sovereignty of states and the interests of the Gulf countries and its peoples."
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They are only there because Qatar is destabilizing
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[IsraelTimes] Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in 2017, was already on MI5’s radar when he joined demo by Corbyn-backed group against London visit by Israeli PM.
By your friends do we know you. Congrats, NeverNetanyahuers. Love what you’ve done with yourselves.
The terrorist who killed 22 people in a suicide kaboom in the British city of Manchester in 2017 had attended a protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to London two years prior to the attack, the Daily Mail reported Friday.
Salman Abedi attended the September 2015 protest organized by the Paleostine Solidarity Campaign, an organization backed by former UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
There was no suggestion that Abedi was formally linked to either the PSC or Corbyn.
According to the report, Abedi was among a group who traveled from Manchester to attend the Downing Street rally before moving to a second protest outside the United Arab Emirates embassy. The newspaper said the second protest was organized by a British group that supported a Libyan militia with ties to al-Qaeda’s Ansar al-Sharia ...a Salafist militia which claims it is not part of al-Qaeda, even though it works about the same and for the same ends. There are groups of the same name in Libyaand Yemen, with the Libyan versions currently most active. Tunisia's Shabaab al-Tawhid started out an Ansar al-Sharia and changed its name in early 2014. It still uses the old name now and then, probably because the stationery's not all used up and the web site hasn't expired yet... Two years later, inspired by Islamic State ...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems.... , Abedi detonated explosives among crowds of mostly young people leaving an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena.
A public inquiry heard last month that Abedi was associated with six MI5 "subjects of interest" and visited an incarcerated terrorist twice prior to the attack.
According to the Guardian, Abedi had himself been made a "subject of interest," but his file was closed in July 2014 — a year before the anti-Netanyahu protest and three years before the Manchester attack.
In August, Abedi’s brother Hashem, 23, was tossed in the calaboose Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages! for life for playing an "integral part" in the attack. He was convicted of murder, attempted murder, and conspiring to cause explosions at a trial that ended in March.
The court heard he was in Libya when the attack took place on May 22, 2017, but helped his brother plan it for several weeks, including by obtaining chemicals for the homemade bomb.
[AnNahar] A ceasefire agreed by Armenia and Azerbaijan came into effect Saturday at noon local time (0800 GMT) to end nearly two weeks of heavy fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Officials in Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijani forces accused each other of firing missiles and rockets on civilian areas on Saturday morning shortly before the ceasefire was due to start.
Bombing sirens that had been sounding all morning fell silent as the ceasefire deadline passed, an AFP journalist in the city said, and residents were venturing out of their homes after days of taking shelter from shelling, rocket fire and drone attacks.
[IsraelTimes] Assadollah Assadi is said to have told officials an ’unfavorable verdict’ in his case could lead to retribution.
An Iranian diplomat who is being held in Belgium on suspicion of planning an attack warned authorities that a guilty verdict in his case could lead to retaliation, according to a report Friday.
Assadollah Assadi is set to stand trial in November for his alleged involvement in a 2018 plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in La Belle France.
According to Rooters, minutes by Belgian police from a March interview shows Assadi said, "we (Belgium) do not realize what is going to happen, in the event of an unfavorable verdict."
He further said gangs throughout the Middle East were following his case and "watching from the sidelines to see if Belgium would support them or not."
Assadi said his comments were his own, and not based on discussions with Iranian officials.
A front man for Belgian prosecution said, "Such threats can occur, but we always take the necessary security measures."
Iran ...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate JewsZionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol... has denied French accusations that Assadi was involved in a 2018 plot targeting an annual gathering of the National Council of Resistance® of Iran (NCRI) on June 30 just outside Gay Paree.
The suspected plan to target a gathering of the NCRI organized by dissident group The People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK) in a Gay Paree suburb came to light a few days after the event was held.
Hebrew media reported at the time that the plot was thwarted by Israel’s Mossad spy agency.
Six people were arrested in Belgium, La Belle France and Germany, two of whom were later released.
It earned itself a listing as a "terrorist organization" by the US State Department in 1997 and was only removed from terror watchlists by the European Union ...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing... in 2008 and by Washington in 2012.
[Breitbart] Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced this week that her government would crack down on crimes committed by young non-western migrant men.
Prime Minister Frederiksen spoke during the opening of the Danish parliamentary year on Tuesday, saying: "One in five young men from non-Western backgrounds who were born in 1997 had breached the penal code before the age of 21. One in five."
"It’s nothing new, and that’s the problem: it’s been going on for too many years. Girls are called derogatory things because they are Danish. Or girls are subjected to social control because they have become too Danish. A sausage cart in Brønshøj is attacked with firecrackers because it sells pork," she added, Nyheter Idag reports.
The Danish leader went on to state that police need to crack down on crime in vulnerable no-go areas, where she claimed one per cent of the population commits around half of the crime.
Frederiksen proposed banning criminals from living in certain areas for a limited time. Those who violate the bans would be fined up to 10,000 Danish Kronor (£1,224/$1,581) for the first offence, and that police could start confiscating luxury goods such as mobile phones and watches, while a second offence would see a 30-day prison sentence.
"Today, status symbols are used to recruit younger brothers. The pattern must be broken. We’d rather give the little brother a part-time job than a criminal big brother to look up to," Frederiksen said.
Gang members and young criminals could also be banned from nightclubs and bars for up to two years, Frederiksen said. "Because in Denmark you need to be safe everywhere — whether it is a disco, a residential area, or a train station," she added.
Migrant crime remains a major problem in Denmark with a report released earlier this year claiming that half of the young men from Somalia, Leb ...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers... , and Morrocco had been convicted of a crime before the age of 30, with the rate increasing to 62 per cent for Somalians in particular.
Former Danish Immigration and Integration Minister Inger Støjberg wrote in August that mass migration had harmed Denmark more than helped, saying: "There is a marked over-representation of immigrants colonists or descendants from non-Western countries in Danish prisons."
"Immigrants colonists and descendants from non-Western countries are overall overrepresented by 255 per cent relative to their actual share of the population in Denmark," she said.
[THEBAGHDADPOST] Iraq’s Ministry of Defence has appointed a new military commander to assume responsibility of security issues in the Diyala Governorate, Anadolu Agency reported on Saturday.Member of parliamentarian Security and Defence Committee Abdul-Khaliq al-Azzawi told Anadolu Agency that the defence minister had appointed Major General Adnan al-Enezi to succeed Major General Saleh Nasser in running the security file in Diyala.
Al-Azzawi confirmed that the commander took up his new responsibilities on Friday, issuing no explanation for the reshuffle.
The changes came amidst escalation of gangs in the "Triangle of Death", an area between the Diyala, Kirkuk and Salahuddin governorates. The gangs are expected to be ISIS affiliates.
In August, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi appointed Major General Raad Lijbour as the new commander to succeed Major General Ghassan al-Azzi, who was ousted from his post.
In 2017, Iraq announced victory over ISIS after reclaiming all the lands occupied by the Death Eatergang. However, corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds... ISIS still maintains silent cells in wide areas across the country and continues to carry out attacks.
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[AlAhram] Iran denies ever having had a nuclear weapons programme, saying its nuclear programme is purely for energy purposes
Iran ...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate JewsZionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol... does not at this stage have enough enriched uranium to make one nuclear bomb under the U.N. atomic watchdog's official definition, the agency's head told an Austrian paper.
"The Iranians continue to enrich uranium, and to a much higher degree than they have committed themselves to. And this amount is growing by the month," ineffective International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) head Rafael Grossi told Die Presse in an interview published on its website on Saturday.
Asked about how long Iran would need to build a nuclear weapon -- the so-called "breakout time", he said:
"In the IAEA we do not talk about breakout time. We look at the significant quantity, the minimum amount of enriched uranium or plutonium needed to make an atomic bomb. Iran does not have this significant quantity at the moment."
Iran denies ever having had a nuclear weapons programme, saying its nuclear programme is purely for energy purposes.
The IAEA defines "significant quantity" as the approximate amount of nuclear material for which the possibility of manufacturing a nuclear bomb cannot be excluded.
The most recent quarterly IAEA report on Iran last month said it had 2,105.4 kg of enriched uranium, far above the 202.8 kg limit in a 2015 deal with big powers but a fraction of the enriched uranium it had before the accord.
It is also enriching to up to 4.5% purity, far below the 20% it achieved before the deal and the 90% that is considered weapons-grade.
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.