Jihadists are escalating the terror battle even as Obama forbids all investigation of their motives and goals. “Pentagon: Terrorist threats by al-Qaida sympathizers against U.S. troops are real,” by Leo Shane III for Stars and Stripes, December 7 (thanks to Kenneth):
WASHINGTON — Terrorist attacks by al-Qaida sympathizers against troops living in the United States or their families remain a real and disconcerting threat, defense officials told Congress on Wednesday.
But lawmakers at that hearing criticized Pentagon officials for their continued refusal to identify “radical Islamist extremists” as the core threat to military personnel, saying their insistence on being politically correct might be jeopardizing America’s safety.
The language semantics have been an ongoing fight between defense officials and members of the congressional homeland security committees since the 2009 Fort Hood attacks, a shooting where 56 base personnel were killed and wounded by a Muslim Army psychiatrist….