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The Fort Hood Bomber

Posted on | July 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Eric Dondero of Libertarian Republican has been all over the story of Army Pfc. Naser Abdo, who evidently sought to imitate accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hassan:

Like Hasan, Abdo may have taken some of his inspiration from Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical American-born Islamic cleric who is among the leaders of the Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). One senior U.S. official told ABC News that after Abdo was arrested at a Killeen, Texas hotel Wednesday, Abdo mentioned the name of al-Awlaki.
Nidal Hasan had exchanged emails with Awlaki, according to U.S. authorities. Al-Awlaki is believed to have inspired several other terror plots in the U.S. as well, including the bungled Christmas Day underwear bombing of Northwest flight 253.

Abdo was active in the War Resisters League, and is the son of a Jordanian who was deported after being caught in an online sting operation for attempting to solicit a 15-year-old girl.


5 Responses to “The Fort Hood Bomber”

  1. Anonymous
    July 30th, 2011 @ 2:03 pm

    Well, obviously Daddy couldn’t be a good Muslim; the Prophet set the standard at age 9!

  2. Nospam
    July 30th, 2011 @ 3:28 pm

    This is not the first time that ‘patriotic, just anitwar’ organizations have been found to be supporting someone who turned out to be a criminal, jihadist, or similar. I guess “standards” are just something that only applies to evil warhawks…

  3. Rhymes W. Right
    July 30th, 2011 @ 3:35 pm

    Hey — by Islamic standards that girl was an old maid.  Dad was doing her a favor.

  4. Rhymes W. Right
    July 30th, 2011 @ 3:35 pm

    By the way — my preferred term for Abdo is the Kiddie-Porn Jihadi.

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