Why not? No screening — absolutely none — is done of Muslims who immigrate to the U.S. to try to determine whether or not they hold jihadist sentiments. As imperfect as such screening would inevitably be, the fact that there is none is an indication of how willfully blind official Washington is. They assume that only a tiny minority of Muslims are “Islamists,” and know that it would be the height of “Islamophobia” to question prospective entrants into the country about these matters in any way. “Man with US passport blows himself up in Pakistan,” from AP, November 19 (thanks to D. C. Watson):
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) “” A suspected militant who blew himself up in southern Pakistan during a raid by security forces was carrying a U.S. and a Pakistani passport, authorities said Saturday.
According to a statement by Pakistan’s paramilitary Rangers, the dead man has been identified as Saeed Abdul Salam. He detonated an explosive device Thursday when troops raided his apartment in the port city of Karachi.
Post-mortem tests on Salam’s body confirmed the man died due to the explosion of a hand grenade, it said, adding “documents used for acts of terrorism were also recovered” from his possession….