Friday, November 8, 2013

UK Official Says Thousands of British Muslims Support Al Qaeda

But the solution, it seems, is to pretend that Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance, in spite of what the Qur'an says.

United Kingdom—Britain's secret services have foiled 34 terrorist plots since the July 7 London bombings in 2005, the head of MI5 revealed today.

Speaking in an unprecedented joint appearance before Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee, the heads of MI5, MI6 and the GCHQ answered questions in public.

The committee heard that Syria has become a haven for jihadists since the outbreak of the civil war, and hundreds of British citizens have travelled to the country as a result.

MI5 chief Andrew Parker said there are thousands of people living in Britain today who support al Qaida, and the head of MI6 Sir John Sawers warned the threat of terrorist attacks against Britain is increasing. (Continue Reading.)

2 comments:

GH. Gideon said...

I thought promoting islam at the expense of other faiths will rather decrease the threat of terrorism.

Cbill Morris said...

"Thousands"? How about "Hundreds of thousands"?

-ICM Poll: 25% of British Muslims disagree that a Muslim has an obligation to report terrorists to police.
http://www.icmresearch.co.uk/reviews/200…

-Federation of Student Islamic Societies: About 1 in 5 Muslim students in Britain (18%) would not report a fellow Muslim planning a terror attack.
http://www.fosis.org.uk/sac/FullReport.p…