Britain’s Suicide Bombers


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British intelligence claims Great Britain is now the home to at least 200 potential suicide bombers actively planning terror attacks inside the country and beyond. The news serves to underscore Britain’s growing role as a center of terrorist development.

In a report to the British government, intelligence leaders from both of Britain’s security intelligence services, MI6 and MI5, cite the 200 would-be suicide bombers as part of the more than 2,000 British-based Muslim terrorists who are currently engaged in terror activities in the United Kingdom.

The warnings come as Britain prepares to play host to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, an event that offers a prime venue for suicide bombers. Despite the heavy security precautions already underway, British officials say potential suicide bombers would probably avoid high security areas and focus on more vulnerable targets where large groups congregate, such as shopping districts and train stations.

According to one explosives expert, the devastation caused by just one explosive vest packed with ball bearings could kill hundreds if detonated in an area densely filled with people. Sadly, the British are all too familiar with the devastating effects of such a bombing, having experienced the London suicide bombings that killed 52 people and wounded more than 700 in July 2005.

Of course, the threat posed by suicide bombers has been on the radar of British intelligence for quite a while. Those fears were fully articulated in Wikileaks documents released in February 2011 that cite British intelligence officials fearing Britain would soon be facing a “wave” of suicide attacks from British-based Muslim terrorists trained in Pakistan.

Those fears came closer to fruition when in September 2011 seven British Muslim men were arrested in the British city of Birmingham and charged with planning a suicide terror attack. Two of the men were charged with traveling to Pakistan where they received terrorist training that included how to make bombs, poison and weapons. Before returning back to England, the pair took time to make several suicide martyrdom videos.

Unfortunately, Britain’s role as a breeding ground for suicide bombers has been on display for some time, beginning with famed Shoe Bomber, Richard Reid. Reid, who converted to Islam in the mid-1990s, was sentenced to life without parole in a US prison for trying to kill 197 people on board an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami in December 2001.

For Reid, his journey of Islamic radicalization was nurtured in the mosques of London. However, other Muslim suicide zealots have received their martyrdom inspiration in the increasingly fertile grounds of Britain’s schools of higher education.

In June 2011, a British government report cited 40 English universities at increased risk for the Islamist radicalization and terrorist recruitment of their Muslim students by hard line Islamic groups. To that end, the report noted that 45 percent of the people in Britain who have been convicted of “al-Qaeda-associated terror offenses” have been graduates or attendees of British universities.

Unhappily, those British schools have either been too slow to respond to the growing Islamist threat or have turned a blind eye. Yet, as one British security expert said, these schools “have got to realize that you don’t get suicide bombers unless they have first been radicalized.”

For example, Nigerian-born “Underwear Bomber” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who recently pled guilty to a failed suicide airline bombing in Detroit in 2009, is believed to have been inspired to martyrdom during his time studying at University College London, where he was president of the school’s Islamic Society.

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  • http://www.contextflexed.com Flipside

    Unfortunately, sadly, unhappily, this will not lead to a police state fast enough for you.

  • oldtimer

    They have allowed Sharia law zones, what do they expect?

  • redheadedtxn

    Heads up America! They're here too.

  • logdon

    We always hear of this or that, usually some bold politician or others standing up against shariah or Islamists,as being a 'recruitment sergeant for terror'.

    How about applying this grey beard sagacity to the polar opposite?

    If more terrorist attacks ensue, spreading not a few mere words but actual death, mayhem and misery what are we meant to do?

    When the Luftwaffe dropped it's first bombs on London, Churchill immediately ordered a retaliatory raid on Berlin. The message was clear. Whatever you do we'll do back and that 'doing back' escalated into massive thousand bomber raids and the destruction of many German cities.

    I'm not advocating Brievik style nihilistic violence or even suggesting it will come about, but I can tell you, our patience is wearing pretty thin.

    Talk to the man in the street about the burgeoning Islamic influence and the first thing they say is 'we can't speak our minds anymore'. Then looking around, they more often than not, do.

    They are not racists, far from it but they do object to the wholesale sell out which passes for modern multicultural politics.

    If and when another attack comes the anger will ramp up and rather than the extravagant pampering of volatile Muslims our leaders would be well advised to take stock.

    A combination of events is coalescing and the one time comfort blanket of displacement via consumerism is vanishing.

    Anger is not a one way street and the establishment needs to get a grip on this sooner than later.

  • RiverFred

    Join Act For America.com, watch the DVD Iranium the movie and spread the word on this documentary film (nuclear Iran-death to America) and vote that Muslim loving socialist President out in 2012.

  • ObamaYoMoma

    In a report to the British government, intelligence leaders from both of Britain’s security intelligence services, MI6 and MI5, cite the 200 would-be suicide bombers as part of the more than 2,000 British-based Muslim terrorists who are currently engaged in terror activities in the United Kingdom.

    I hate to rain on MI6 and MI5's incompetent parade, but terrorism is a manifestation of Western civilization only, as Muslims never ever become terrorists and perpetrate terrorism for Western causes. Instead, Muslims fight jihad in the cause of Allah against non-Muslim unbelievers to make Islam supreme, as jihad is a manifestation of Islamic civilization only.

    Conversely, Westerners unless they convert to Islam, never perpetrate terrorism in the cause of Allah against non-Muslim unbelievers to make Islam supreme, and if they do convert to Islam then subsequently perpetrate violence in the cause of Allah, as Richard Reid the shoe bomber attempted, then it is not terrorism but jihad instead.

    I know it sounds like semantics, but it is very important to understand the nuances and differences between terrorism – a Western manifestation only – and jihad – an Islamic manifestation only – as terrorism is always violent as its name implies, while jihad, on the other hand, can be both violent and non-violent, and the non-violent varieties of jihad relative to the violent varieties of jihad takes place astronomically far more prevalently, yet is totally unacknowledged and unopposed today in the West because violent jihad is always conflated as being terrorism.

    Furthermore, instead of just 2000 terrorists as identified by MI6 and MI5, which is utterly absurd to say the least, every Muslim immigrant living in the UK today as a fifth column is either a violent jihadists or non-violent jihadists, and the few that are not jihadists, are not Muslims at all but instead blasphemous apostates that per the dictates of Islam should be executed.

    In fact, this article demonstrates why it is so important to thoroughly understand the very real existential threat that Islam represents to the West, relative to adhering to fantasy based political correct multicultural myths. Indeed, the fact that MI6 and MI5 are transfixed only on 2000 Muslims that it claims are actively involved in terrorism, indicates how ill equipped and enormously incompetent MI6 and MI5 actually are with respect to the enormity of the problem.

    For Reid, his journey of Islamic radicalization was nurtured in the mosques of London.

    I hate to rain on this writer's naive PC multicultural parade once again but the notion that there is a specific process whereby presumed so-called “moderate Muslims” somehow become miraculously morphed into radical and violent Muslims is itself an unhinged political correct multicultural myth.

    Yet, as one British security expert said, these schools “have got to realize that you don’t get suicide bombers unless they have first been radicalized.”

    With all due respect, that so-called British security expert isn't a security expert at all. Instead, he is a buffoon blinded by political correct multiculturalism. Again, all Muslim immigrants living in Britain today as a fifth column are either violent or non-violent jihadists, and the few that are not jihadists, are not Muslims at all but instead blasphemous apostates that per the dictates of Islam should be executed.

    For example, Nigerian-born “Underwear Bomber” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab​, who recently pled guilty to a failed suicide airline bombing in Detroit in 2009, is believed to have been inspired to martyrdom during his time studying at University College London, where he was president of the school’s Islamic Society.

    I'm sorry but shutting down British universities will hardly be sufficient to cure the problem. Only one thing will work and that is outlawing Islam in the West and banning and reversing mass Muslim immigration with all of its excess baggage ASAP, as Muslims never ever migrate to the West or anywhere else for that matter to assimilate and integrate, but instead to eventually subjugate and dominate in order to make Islam supreme via demographic conquest.

  • WilliamJamesWard

    Shut down the British pubs and in 24 hours there won't be a Muslim anywhere
    in the Isles but quite a few swimming the channel to France and Sarkozy's
    loving embrace………………………………………………………………..William

  • Observer

    Fool. Support multicultural policies and the importation of muslims and this will be the logical outcome. Or even worse.
    Most muslim majority countries are run by either the islamists or by the the Military. Do you wonder why? Because the military is the only force in a muslim majority country that can compete with the Islamists, which are known to employ assassins, millitias and paramilitary forces. Even if muslims are not the majority, their presense often results in the military running the muslim majority provinces, like in Russia, India, China, the Philipines, the Balkan muslim enclaves of Kosovo and Bosnia, Northern Cyprus, etc.

    Not only that, but multiculturalism is against the interests of those promoting it. Multicultural societies do not vote along class lines, as the monocultural people often do: they tend to vote along tribal lines. Look at South Africa, Northern Ireland, Iraq, Bosnia, Belgium and Lebanon and ask yourself – where are their multicultural centre-Left socialist parties? Everybody is voting for ethnic or religious parties.

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  • Ken

    Don't listen to Flipside. He just wants a government to tell him/her how to live his/her life and to nanny him for the rest of his life. Him being hypocritical about this ever increasing danger is just his/her nature.

  • http://www.contextflexed.com Flipside

    So obtuse.

  • mrbean

    Tell me Flippy, did you ride to school on the little yellow bus when you were a kid. You post like you are one of the… errr… hmmmm…. intellectually challenged… as I guess the use of the term retarded is not stylish nowadays.

  • http://www.contextflexed.com Flipside

    No. I was not a Yeshiva student.