Two jihadis, Ibrahim Simpson at Garland and Syed Rizwan Farook in San Bernardino, were linked to American ISIS recruiter Mohammed Abdullahi Hassan, also known as Mujahid Miski. Why Obama’s FBI and counter-terror agencies didn’t make his capture a priority is deeply disturbing.
There was a bare mention of Miski in the first flurry of reports, but this is new. “Hassan allegedly traded more than 550 messages with attacker Elton Simpson, from November 2014 up until the day of the May 3, 2015, foiled terror plot.” What did they say? Why have they not been released? Would they reveal too much about the FBI’s knowledge of this impending attack and total failure to take any steps to prevent it?
The FBI needs to come clean about what they did, and failed to do, at Garland — and why.
“One year later, motive of St. Cloud mall attacker remains unclear,” by Stephen Montemayor, Star Tribune, September 17, 2017:
…Minnesotans previously have been linked to attempts at directing terror plots from afar.
Before his arrest in Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, a former Minneapolis high school student who became a prolific online recruiter for Al-Shabab after joining the militant Islamist group in 2009, was in the ear of one of two men killed before they tried to shoot up a Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Texas two years ago. Hassan allegedly traded more than 550 messages with attacker Elton Simpson, from November 2014 up until the day of the May 3, 2015, foiled terror plot….
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