Chapters of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) which is closely connected to the Muslim Brotherhood emerge in more and more public schools in the USA. Websites of several public schools in Minnesota as well as online documents name the affected high schools.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s document “Explanatory Memorandum on the General Strategic Goal for the Group in North America” lists the MSA as affiliated group. The Memorandum describes a strategy to destroy America from within. In the mission statement it calls for “civilization jihad” by co-opting the US-leadership into believing a new understanding about Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood.
An example of a very active group is the Muslim Students Association at Apple Valley High School. It’s Facebook page categorized the group not as club but as “cause” and according to the school principal, it was asked to remove the social media page because it is no longer an active student-led group at the school. Notwithstanding, the page was still active and in 2015, it advertised the event “Best of Identities” at which Dr. Abdul Mawgoud Dardery, an Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood member who supports terrorist organization such as Hamas, was initially invited as a speaker but did not attend.
John Guandolo, a former FBI-agent, published a book with the indicative title “Raising A Jihadi Generation: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood Movement in America”. In an interview with Alpha News he explained that the MSA was the first national Islamic organization that was established by the Muslim Brotherhood. Its focus was on the “dawah”, the invitation to Islam, and on the recruiting of Jihadi. Meanwhile MSAs are active at all major universities, colleges as well as high schools, middle and even elementary schools. According to the expert, all MSAs should be closed because they are a threat to the community. As part of the Muslim Brotherhood network they support its overall goal. The Muslim Brotherhood itself openly advocates the creation of a world-wide Islamic Empire and already has more than 2,000 branches in 70 countries. Step by step it thus aims at the infiltration of leading organizations in those states.
Hence, the Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act which will eventually become law, emphasized that the Muslim Brotherhood poses a global threat and that the USA should designate the movement as terrorist organization.
An analysis shows that during only one month incredible acts of violence and crime came to the fore that were committed by immigrants, among them Islamists as well as persons who regard themselves as “true believers”. When the British government invited even more refugees from Muslim countries to the UK it did not put enough attention to cultural differences respectively the fact that also extremists and criminals are among the asylum seekers. Here is a short overview of occurrences of August 2016:
- New statistics disclosed that almost 900 Syrians were arrested in 2015 for crimes including child abuse and rape. Male refugees shall receive training on treatment of women in order to prevent sexual harassment and genital mutilation.
- Several cases of “honor killing” induced a public debate about the necessity to change the term to “cultural murder”. “Honor killing” implies that the victim brought shame on a family and thereby normalizes murder. However, there should be no distinction or excuse for brutal murder on overwhelmingly female victims.
- A man of Somali descent and proponent of violent jihad stabbed to death an American woman in London.
- A swimming pool in Luton announced gender-segregated sessions which would provide men access to the larger pool and women only to a smaller one. This discrimination is justified by “cultural reasons”.
- Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood members might get asylum in Great Britain due to their risk of persecution.
- A British national was sentenced for posting offensive anti-Muslim comments on the internet that could stir up racial hatred. Police announced an “Online Hate Crime Hub” to investigate such offensive comments. Civil liberties groups warn of limitations to the freedom of expression.
- The leader of the UK Independence Party called for a ban on wearing a veil in public places, requested the closure of Islamic faith schools and demanded a comprehensive ban on Sharia courts.
- A Sunni Muslim was sentenced to prison for the barbaric murder of a man who belonged to the Ahmadi branch of Islam motivated by hatred of his religious views. Two supporters of the Islamic States were accused of murdering an imam because they regarded his practice as “black magic”.
- A British schoolgirl who went to Syria to join the Islamic State was killed in an airstrike. The BBC heralded that the number of minors arrested under the Terrorism Act more than tripled over two years.
- According to a new report Muslim women are the most economically disadvantaged group in society.
- Two known British Islamist were convicted of inviting support for the Islamic State. Pakistani Islamist made a tour across the country to speak at different mosques which was tolerated by British authorities.
- The Ministry of Justice needs to adopt measures to combat Islamic extremism in prisons because of a growing number of “self-styled emirs” who enhance the radicalization of fellow Muslims.
- A man who had converted to Islam was convicted of beating a teenager because he was hugging a girl. A multi-faith organization issued a security warning for British churches after a Catholic priest in France was murdered by jihadists.
- The news came out that Pakistani sex gangs exploited hundreds of children in Telford.
Huma Abedin is Hillary Clinton’s top aide which in fact puts her in a very influential position. In the course of the Clinton presidential campaign questions about her family ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and her own links to the movement arose.
Recently, the New York Post reported about Abedin’s work at a Sharia law journal whose editor-in-chief was her mother, Saleha Abedin. Saleha Abedin is also a member of the International Islamic Council for Da’wa and Relief which is chaired by the Muslim Brotherhood leader, Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi. Huma Abedin’s father, Syed Zaynul Abedin, was a professor at the Saudi Institute for Muslim Minority Affairs that was established with the support of the Muslim World League which is one of the leading Muslim Brotherhood organizations worldwide. Notwithstanding the Clinton campaign tries to downplay the evidence.
Hillary Clinton has already done much to support the Muslim Brotherhood agenda while being Secretary of State and would surely do even more as president. Among other things, she pushed the removal from power of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political enemies, the Libyan leader Mohammar Qaddafi and the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak. In any case there are legitimate worries about Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of the US-government.
The Department of Homeland Security is the third largest Cabinet department in the government and actually responsible for protecting the USA from terrorism and natural disasters. Notwithstanding the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently participated at the annual conference of the controversial Islamic Society of America (ISNA) and even held a welcome speech empowering the group’s members. At the same event, extremist speakers held their lectures including Jamal Badawi (the founder of the Brotherhood group Muslim American Society) and Nihad Awad (the director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, another Brotherhood entity).
ISNA itself is a group that also originates from the Muslim Brotherhood and plays a role in the trial against the Holy Land Foundation (HLF) for financing terrorism. The HLF has close connections with the Muslim Brotherhood and enhances Hamas’s agenda in the USA.
However, it was not only Johnson who participated at an ISNA conference but also US-President Obama himself when he spoke at the symposium in 2013 and praised the organization for the good partnership with the US-administration. Instead of making relationships with Muslim Brotherhood affiliated groups that aim at the implementation of Islam on a political level the US-government should rather work with anti-Islamist Muslims in order to integrate the Muslim community in the USA.