Manchester Attack Intelligence Failure

Jesus! I've often said that intelligence is useless unless acted upon, collecting blips for the sake of collecting blips is useless.

The Manchester Arena bombing was authorised in an online chat between a plotter, an Islamic State operative in Syria, a jihadist recruiter in Dallas and a Moroccan-born Islamist living in Turin, it was claimed yesterday.

The online conversation took place on August 28 last year using the Zello secure messaging app and was intercepted by the FBI, according to L’Espresso, an Italian weekly magazine.

One of the five people taking part in the chat asked: “Sheikh, I live in Manchester, in Great Britain. I live among non-Muslims. I have found work with them. Am I allowed to kill them? Is it permitted to kill them with a bomb?”

The sheikh, who is thought to have been living in Syria, replied with a phrase from the Koran: “Fight the pagans all together.”

The man from Dallas was identified by L’Espresso as Said Azzam Mohamad Rahim, who was born in America to Jordanian parents. He allegedly said: “To the boy from Manchester I say, OK, kill them! Show no mercy to civilians.”

Interesting, that the ones who whine about bombing civilians all day long bomb civilians with no mercy.

My apologies to the United Kingdom for our intelligence services failing to warn you and also it seems yours has the same problem. Take out the terrorists, no blips to collect, so the analysts take a wild guess on how dangerous this one or that one is.

Truth be told you should send them to GITMO till Cuba sinks.

By the way, we're doomed.

Posted by: Howie at 11:21 AM

Comments

1 Seems insanity that the euroweenies like merkel are STILL bringing more of these barbarians into europe and have done too little to protect their borders.

Posted by: bartertowner at August 17, 2017 03:27 PM






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