UPDATE 15 FEB
Homeland Security page
Australian Wildfires Could Fuel ‘Forest Jihad’ Terrorists, Experts Say
In November, an extremist Web site called on Muslims to launch a “forest jihad” in Australia, Europe, Russia and the United States. The posting, which quoted imprisoned Al Qaeda terrorist Mustafa Setmariam Nasar, said setting forest fires was legal under “eye-for-an-eye” Islamic law.
“Scholars have justified chopping down and burning the infidels’ forests when they do the same to our lands,” the posting read.
The author of the posting indicated that Nasar — also known as Abu Musab Al-Suri — was urging terrorists to use sulfuric acid or gasoline to start the fires.
“Forest fires track well with the latest discussion trends seen in the Al Qaeda forums — easy to do, big impact, low security risk, high media coverage,” said Al Qaeda expert Jarret Brachman. Read more
Josh Gordon wrote: AUSTRALIA has been singled out as a target for “forest jihad” by a group of Islamic extremists urging Muslims to deliberately light bushfires as a weapon of terror. US intelligence channels earlier this year identified a website calling on Muslims in Australia, the US, Europe and Russia to “start forest fires”, claiming “scholars have justified chopping down and burning the infidels’ forests when they do the same to our lands”. Read More
Oh my, don’t they know that the muslims are going to get mad and condemn the people for saying anything against them. You can’t be saying bad things about Muslims! AUSTRALIA has them now and so will America be next in line for these groups?
(1) Still on the fires