He didn’t say anything about rejecting non-violent attempts to impose Sharia and subjugate Infidels, and of course, the clueless authorities didn’t think to ask him. “Germany Shooter No Longer Believes in Jihad,” from VOA News, October 5:
The Kosovo Albanian man on trial for killing two U.S. airmen at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport in March says he no longer believes in jihad, or holy war.
While Arid Uka still prays and considers himself a Muslim, he said Wednesday he was duped by extremist propaganda and no longer believes his religion permits violence, except in self-defense. He added that shooting the airmen was not permitted by his religion.
Uka is on trial in Frankfurt for two counts of murder. He is also facing three counts of attempted murder after wounding two other airmen and firing at a third, who survived when Uka’s gun jammed.
Uka, 21, confessed to the attacks at the opening of his trial, saying he was motivated by Islamist websites calling for jihad against American military forces. The day before his attack Uka watched a website video he believed showed U.S. soldiers raiding a home in Afghanistan and raping an Afghan girl. The video was actually a scene from an American anti-war movie Redacted that was taken out of context.
U.S. federal prosecutors say Uka chanted “God is great” in Arabic while he was shooting….