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Bush Opposed 'Muslim Ban': The One That Would Have Stopped a Terror Plot Against Him

May 30, 2022

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Bush Opposed 'Muslim Ban': The One That Would Have Stopped a Terror Plot Against Him Front page ^ | May 30, 2022 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 05/30/2022 10:23:41 AM PDT by george76

The latest ISIS refugee terror plot shows why we need a travel ban right now..

Shihab Ahmed Shihab Shihab, an Iraqi Muslim, entered the country using a tourist visa. Seven months later, just before his visa was about to expire, he asked for political asylum and planned to bring his entire family into the United States.

A year later the Iraqi refugee was arrested as part of a plot to kill George W. Bush for ISIS.

According to a confidential informant, Shihab was actually Abu Ahmed, who boasted of being related to Al-Baghdadi, the deceased Caliph of ISIS, and claimed to have aided the Jihadist group, "with killing many Americans in Iraq between 2003 and 2006."

He worked at an Islamic Halal market in Indianapolis and then similar jobs in Columbus, Ohio, and while waiting for his political asylum to kick in, he got into the immigration business.

Shihab, according to the government's complaint, had only received a tourist visa to come to America "through the assistance of a corrupt Iraqi American contractor at the U.S. Embassy".

If applying for political asylum didn't work, Shihab was going to enter into a fraudulent marriage with a U.S. citizen after having already obtained fake Iraqi divorce papers for his current wife.

Since Halal markets and personal immigration fraud weren't keeping him busy enough, the aspiring refugee allegedly began brokering illegal migration through Biden's open border. He charged $40,000 to bring illegals to America through the Mexican border, and according to the Iraqi, they had already brought three Iraqi illegals in one trip.

Everyday illegal alien smuggling took a turn for the worse when Shihab announced that another four incoming Iraqis were members of ISIS, including "the secretary of an ISIS financial minister" and that once he was here, they "would have access to large amounts of money". ISIS was going to move money to a Columbus, Ohio car dealership using an Islamic "hawala".

The four ISIS terrorists were also coming to kill former President George W. Bush. The ISIS refugee began trying to secure fake FBI IDs and formed a plan to get the assassins out through Mexico after the attack. He took videos of Bush's home, his office, and other locations, and allegedly coordinated with a terror cell operating out of Qatar.

Shihab is now under arrest, but it’s unclear if the ISIS cell in Qatar, an Islamic terror state that hosts the Muslim Brotherhood, hosted the Taliban, and other terror groups, will try again.

All of this could have been averted with Trump’s “Executive Order 13769: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States”, the so-called "Muslim ban", which blocked entry to the U.S. from the terror states of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

Democrats fought the move tooth and nail, but so did some Republicans.

George W. Bush had criticized the travel ban, claiming, “I am for an immigration policy that is welcoming."

A welcoming immigration policy is how we got 9/11 and numerous other Muslim terrorist attacks.

“It’s very important for all of us to recognize one of our great strengths is for people to be able to worship the way they want to," he argued. While that's laudable, Islamic worship is terrorism.

Or as a 15-year-old Yazidi girl who, under Islamic law had been made a sex slave by ISIS related, "Every time that he came to rape me, he would pray" and describe the sexual assaults as "worship." Had ISIS succeeded in killing Bush, that would have been considered worship too.

After numerous legal battles, the original travel ban was replaced with a weaker version. And under pressure from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Iraqi government, Trump took Iraq off the list while Americans were promised that Iraqis would receive the best possible vetting.

Tillerson claimed that an "intense review over the past month identified multiple security measures that the State Department and the government of Iraq will be implementing to achieve our shared objective of preventing those with criminal or terroristic intent from reaching the United States.”

So much for that.

Removing Iraq from the travel ban was a foreseeable disaster with a predictable outcome.

The Iraqi government consists of Shiite terrorists and Sunni terrorists. And apparently even our embassy has been infiltrated by corrupt contractors who provide ISIS members with visas.

Two years ago, Hawazen Sameer Mothafar, an Iraqi member of ISIS living in Portland, was indicted for helping manage the ISIS propaganda operation. When the media broadcast ISIS propaganda showing attacks on American cities, the material was coming out of Oregon.

Mothafar was one of a series of Iraqi terrorist immigrants including Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri, whose extradition bid to Iraq was finally approved in April 2022.

Al-Nouri was allegedly the Emir of an Al Qaeda terrorist group in Fallujah who applied for Social Security disability benefits because his “injuries” in Iraq had made it too hard for him to work.

He came to America as a refugee and managed to become a military contractor.

Other Iraqi refugees include Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi. Alwan had boasted that of how he had “f___d up” Hummers using IEDs and admitted to having taken part in an attack that killed Americans. He had even left his fingerprints on an IED in Iraq. But the thorough vetting had failed to turn that up. Alwan and Hammadi were then accused of trying to send grenade launchers, plastic explosives, missiles and machine guns to Al Qaeda in Iraq.

Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan came here as a refugee. When the FBI searched his Houston apartment, agents found an ISIS flag. Hardan had been planning to leave bombs in the trash cans of two Houston malls. Al-Hamzah Mohammad Jawad, an Iraqi refugee from Michigan, was arrested while trying to join ISIS. Abdullatif Ali Aldosary set off a bomb outside a Social Security office in Arizona. The authorities found plenty of bomb making materials in his home.

Vetting doesn’t work. If it did work, our country wouldn’t be crawling with ISIS members.

Unfortunately there’s no sign that President George W. Bush or anyone else has learned anything from the experience. A travel ban for terror states, especially Iraq, protects Americans.

And most Americans, unlike former presidents, don’t have their own secret service details.

The media has long ago stopped telling its old lie that claimed no refugees have been involved in terrorist plots in America. It just buries the stories on Page 22, knowing that most Americans are no longer paying attention. At least until one of those terrorists pulls off another major attack.

And then maybe we can finally get permission to secure our own country against the “refugees”.

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1 posted on 05/30/2022 10:23:41 AM PDT by george76

To: george76

Bush opposes most things that are good for America 🇺🇸

2 posted on 05/30/2022 10:25:37 AM PDT by JonPreston (Q: Never have so many, been so wrong, so often)

To: george76

Bush got us in to an unnecessary war.

3 posted on 05/30/2022 10:26:24 AM PDT by Signalman

To: george76

religion of peace he said. Americans are racists and islamaphobes he said. Weapons of mass destruction he said. Illegals have great family values he said. Trump is the bad guy, not him he said. Obama is great he said.

4 posted on 05/30/2022 10:29:02 AM PDT by imabadboy99

To: Signalman

Bush was a deeply ineffectual leader.

5 posted on 05/30/2022 10:29:08 AM PDT by nwrep

To: george76

Regardless of any possible positive reasons for invading Iraq and kicking out Saddam after 9/11, more and more it seems GWBush had as his personal primary concern that of getting revenge on Saddam, and had little real interest in what the Islamists agendas were really all about.

6 posted on 05/30/2022 10:29:22 AM PDT by Wuli

To: george76

I’m so glad that George “Islam is the Religion of Peace” Bush is no longer ANYWHERE NEAR to the strings of power in the US.

7 posted on 05/30/2022 10:29:30 AM PDT by House Atreides (I’m now ULTRA-MAGA-PRO-MAX!)

To: george76

W says Islam is a religion of peace.

8 posted on 05/30/2022 10:29:40 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin ( (Natural born citizens are born here of citizen parents)(Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)

To: Signalman

oh it was necessary, what wasn’t necessary was sending in ground troops.

Those savages should have been obliterated from 30,000 feet and their cities turned to glass.

To: george76; 100American; 21twelve; 2nd amendment mama; A Conservative Thinker; Absolutely Nobama; ...

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam and leftism.

The latest ISIS refugee terror plot shows why we need a travel ban right now.

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10 posted on 05/30/2022 10:32:38 AM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)

To: Lurkinanloomin

Anyone remember Olaf Palme?

How about Amy Biehl?

11 posted on 05/30/2022 10:32:40 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET

Take your shoes off and get molested at the airport. Muslims come right in.

12 posted on 05/30/2022 10:32:55 AM PDT by proust (All posts made under this handle are, for the intents and purposes of the author, considered satire.)

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