Saturday, March 7, 2015

ISIS Raising Funds . . . at Harvard University

Nothing to see here.
Boston Globe—Harvard officials say they have notified members of the university community that an unidentified man came to the Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday who said he was soliciting donations for a charity connected to the Islamic State militant group.

“At this time there does not appear to be a threat to the community, but we felt that it was important to notify members of our community. We have also notified the Harvard University Police Department,” the university said Friday in an e-mailed statement.

“He has not been seen on the campus since that time,” the statement said.

The dean of the Kennedy School sent out an e-mail Thursday to members of the school community, notifying them. (Continue Reading.)


mamlukman said...

The way it's going, the next caliph of ISIS will be a Harvard grad.

ellie said...

No one thought to stop the man or question him at the time? Yeah, right. They should ask how much money he got before he left.

Paige said...

I was recently doing a Terrorism research course in which we had a secret ballot. I was surprised to find that over 75% of the class thought Islam was a radical and potentially dangerous religion.

Most of the students were between the ages of 20 to 35.

The university has an Islamic Studies Centre which is entirely funded by Dubai I think. There are also a number of Muslim students, so things like this would never be said out loud, but when given a chance to say something in secret, the attitude was different.

There is a prevailing view at some universities that there is a "prevealing" view that you're supposed to hold, and then there's your actual view that you write on secret surveys.

I don't think our young people are as stupid as universities make them look!