More manufactured terrorism courtesy of the FBI
By Madison Ruppert
Editor of End the Lie
This is just getting absurd. The FBI continues to create terrorists who actually had no contact with militants of any kind, provide them with materials (usually fake) to carry out their attack and then promptly arrest them, after which they point to the case as proof the domestic police state is working.
The most ridiculous part of this trend, in my view, is the fact that they make no effort of trying to hide the fact that they are literally creating the terrorism, not stopping an actual terrorist from carrying out attacks.
Every single terrorist incident in the United States in the post-September 11, 2001 era can easily be linked to the government, and it can be argued that this trend actually precedes September 11 with the Oklahoma City bombing and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
This has been seen in a case last year in which a young man was again convinced he was speaking to terrorists who were actually government agents who was allegedly planning to fly model planes loaded with explosives into the Capitol building and the Pentagon.
In addition, there was the case of a Pakistani-American individual named Farooque Ahmed who allegedly attempted to bomb Metro stations in the Washington area. Of course undercover FBI agents were involved in both of these cases along with the most recent one.
In this most recent case involving a 29-year-old Moroccan man from Alexandria, Virginia named Amine El Khalifi the pattern the FBI has established was followed precisely.
While Khalifi believed he was speaking to al Qaeda operatives, he of course was speaking to the FBI the entire time, according to official reports.
Dean Boyd, spokesman for the Justice Department stated that the individual was constantly being monitored by law enforcement and that the public was not in danger at any time.
The fact that they would openly admit that this individual actually posed no danger to anyone, while still claiming that the government stopped a dangerous terrorist before he could hurt someone is outright laughable.
Apparently undercover agents helped the suspect blow up some test explosives in a quarry before the fake attack, but when he was actually supposed to be carrying out the attack he was strapped with a vest loaded with inert materials.
Furthermore, the agents gave Khalifi an inoperable Mac-10 automatic weapon, which makes one wonder, what kind of terrorist planning on carrying out mass murder doesn’t at least test out the weapon he is going to use?
Khalifi reportedly moved to the United States at the age of 16 and has remained here illegally after his visa expired. The details about his personal life are quite thin but some of the most interesting information comes from the landlord of an apartment he was evicted from in 2010.
Frank Dynda, the landlord of the apartment in Arlington from which Khalifi was evicted and retired patent lawyer said, “He was getting mysterious packages labeled ‘books,’ but I didn’t think there were books in them.”
This is quite odd because obviously Khalifi was not receiving anything like bomb making materials or weapons, as he obtained those through the undercover agents posing as members of al Qaeda.
Why does Dynda think it’s worth mentioning? How did Dynda know that the packages did not contain books? What did they actually contain? I seriously doubt we’ll get answers to these questions as the case progresses.
After all, nothing in the nonsensical alleged Iranian bomb plot has ever been clarified to any degree of satisfaction.
Ashraf Nubani, a Washington-area lawyer who has defended terrorism suspects in the past in cases similar to this, expresses concern over the increase of these FBI-created terror plots.
“It’s controlled from beginning to end by FBI. But you can’t create a terrorism case and then say you stopped it,” Nubani aptly points out.
I see this somewhat like a graffiti removal service that gets graffiti writers to paint all over someone’s property so the company can come in and offer their services the next day. This is an agency creating a problem and then claiming they fixed the problem they created in order to guarantee job security.
“Had the FBI not been involved, through their manipulation or informants, would the same thing have happened? Would there be attempted violence? They have their sights on certain people, the ones who talk big talk,” Nubani added, according to the Washington Post.
Indeed the criminal complaint which was filed in court on February 17 alleged that a confidential informant told the FBI that in January 2011 Khalifi was present at a meeting at an unknown residence in Arlington with unknown individuals. During this meeting, one of the individuals “produced what appeared to be an AK-47 assault rifle, two revolvers and ammunition.”
The question this brings to mind is, if Khalifi was actually a terrorist and a violent individual, why would it take him more than a year to carry out an attack? If he was presented with weapons with which he could carry out an attack and then chose not to, how is that not a sign that he isn’t the violent terrorist he’s being painted as?
Maybe if the FBI had not encouraged him and provided him with the materials, he never would have gone as far as he did. After all, if he was so serious, why would he have passed up the opportunity over a year ago?
According to the complaint, when one of the individuals present at the Arlington residence with what “appeared to be” an assault rifle and other weapons said that “the ‘war on terrorism’ was a ‘war on Muslims’ and said that the group needed to be ready for war,” Khalifi allegedly agreed.
Does this somehow make him a terrorist? No, this is America where we’re supposed to have something called the First Amendment which protects even the most repugnant of speech.
It seems pretty obvious to me that Khalifi would have never actually attempted to carry out a terrorist attack were it not for the FBI given that over a year ago he was presented with weapon and apparently individuals who might be supportive of terrorism he took no action.
Khalifi allegedly “sought to be associated with an armed extremist group” and as a result was introduced to an undercover agent going by the name Yusuf on December 1, 2011.
If Khalifi was so serious about carrying out violence against American targets, would it really take him that long to get in contact with an armed extremist group? Furthermore, if the FBI was never involved, would he ever even have come in contact with an extremist group at all?
Khalifi reportedly changed his plans several times. While he allegedly first said he’d like to go on a shooting rampage in a restaurant, on January 15 he allegedly changed his mind and said he wanted to conduct a suicide bombing on the Capitol.
The complaint alleges that on that day Khalifi carried out a test bombing using a cellphone as a detonation device in a West Virginia quarry. Khalifi allegedly said he wanted a larger explosion in his attack.
Originally the Washington Post’s report said that undercover agents were present but that appears to have been removed after an edit which brought the article from three pages to two.
I must wonder, how could someone who seems to have absolutely no experience in explosives whatsoever rig up a bomb with a cellphone as a detonation device? We’re not talking about lighting a fuse here, folks. Did the FBI train him, or did they rig it up entirely on their own?
Either way, it hardly seems to prove that “this guy was committed” as an anonymous law enforcement official said to the Washington Post. If it were not for law enforcement stringing him along, I doubt he could have committed anything at all.
Boyd attempted to justify the Department of Justice and FBI’s tactics by claiming, “at each step, it was the defendant who proposed the alleged plot and sought to help in obtaining the weapons to carry it out.”
Whoops! Boyd just made it very clear that Khalifi could never have carried out the attack himself in remarking that he merely “sought to help in obtaining the weapons” which indicates that he actually had no ability to obtain them on his own.
“Whenever we conduct an undercover operation of this sort, we fully anticipate that allegations of entrapment will be raised as a defense, and we conduct the investigation accordingly to assure that entrapment does not occur,” Boyd added.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday and it will be quite fascinating to see what comes of this case which has become just another in a long line of instances of the American government manufacturing terrorism.
They do this in order to keep the American people in a constant state of fear – thus making them easy to manipulate and control – while justifying the absurd American surveillance state, police state measures and the behemoth DHS along with their parasitic homeland security industry cronies.
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Watch this clip of Judge Napolitano covering government-created terror on his now-defunct show Freedom Watch. It is really no wonder that his show was taken off the air by Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Business given that he would cover content like this: