Politicians are interested in winning votes, not in snubbing potential voters and their ethnic groups. Perhaps that is why someone like Anisa Abd El Fattah receives an invitation to speak in the Ohio State Capitol. AT contributor Patrick Poole writes about El Fattah and her ties today on the website of Central Ohioans Against Terrorism.
No wonder Islamic terrorists have such certainty that they will prevail. Many of our political leaders are still asleep when it comes to recognizing threats.
In Anisa Abd El Fattah's immediate circle of colleagues, she is about the only one that hasn't been designated a global terrorist by the US government, been tried and convicted on terrorism-related charges, or fled the country to avoid prosecution by the Feds. She headed an organization that one convicted terrorist leader described as "the political command for HAMAS in the United States", which was named by federal prosecutors this past May as unindicted co-conspirator in the current Holy Land Foundation terror finance trial; and she co-authored two books with the current spokesman for HAMAS, Ahmed Yousef, who fled the US in 2005 and immediately reappeared in Gaza in his new position within the HAMAS leadership. [....]
The conference, "The Many Faces of Islam", sponsored by the Interfaith Association of Central Ohio, is being organized by local terror apologist Abukar Arman, who was forced to resign from the Franklin County Homeland Security oversight board this past summer after I revealed his extremist statements in support of HAMAS, Hezbollah and other terrorist leaders.