Just when the idea that suspicion of Muslims in America is all unjustified “Islamophobia” seems to be gathering steam, another guy like Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis has to come along and spoil everything by showing that such suspicion is abundantly justified and has nothing whatsoever to do with bigotry.
Pamela Geller encapsulates the hypocrisy of the mainstream media and groups like Hamas-linked CAIR regarding the Qur’an’s teachings of jihad warfare, and how they influence Muslims like Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis: “Let’s ask Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis which quranic verse most inspired him and use that one on our next AFDI ad.”
“FBI Arrests Would-Be Terrorist In Alleged Plot To Bomb NY Fed,” by Dan Bigman for Forbes, October 17 (thanks to Tonka):
The FBI and NYPD have reportedly arrested a man they”d led into a sting operation for allegedly attempting to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank building in lower Manhattan today.
According to WABC-TV, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, was arrested after he attempted to detonate a a van filled with what he thought to be explosives outside the fortress-like structure on Liberty Street. The suspect had been working on the plan with FBI agents he thought to be co-conspirators for months, according to the New York Post.
“This morning, after parking the van, he went to the Millennium Hotel near the World Trade Center, where he called the cell phone in the van,” according to the Post. “It did not explode, and he was arrested by federal agents.”