Friday, June 10, 2016

Mohamad Jamal Khweis, of Alexandria, was prepared to become a suicide bomber and attack America when he left his life in the D.C. suburbs in 2015. But then, he had second thoughts.

The most important characteristic of this American and his reason to enter Daesh is nearly last in this article. Nidal Hasan had Palestinian parents. Statistically, that isn't suppose to happen. With a diverse country of ethnicities there is no statistical reason for both of these American men to have Palestinian parents. Their radicalization does not involve Daesh, it involves Palestine with Daesh as a vehicle in the case of Khweis and guns as a facilitator to Nadal's purpose. They were recruited because of their 'comfort' as Americans opposed to the ongoing suffering of Palestine. 

June 10, 2016

...Kurdish peshmerga forces (click here) said they first fired on Khweis when they encountered him near the border town of Sinjar, Iraq, then took him into custody.
"This is an unusual situation," said Charles Kurzman, a sociology professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who tracks Muslim American terrorism suspects. "It's relatively rare, first of all, for an American to attempt to go to Syria and Iraq to join the militants. It's even rarer for them to make it."
According to his own account on TV and to several people who knew him, Khweis was born and raised in Virginia, his Palestinian parents having come to this country more than two decades ago. He attended Fairfax County's Mark Twain Middle School and Edison High School, graduating from the latter in 2007.
The yearbook from his senior year lists him as having participated in no extracurricular activities. Friends have said he was a soft-spoken teenager who wore designer shoes and showed no signs of being a particularly devout Muslim....