“Jihad of the sword ‘calls for waging war against the enemies of Islam.'” Will Hamas-linked CAIR or any other Islamic supremacist group in the U.S. file an amicus brief explaining how Hasan has gotten the concept of jihad all wrong, wrong, wrong?
“Hasan breaks silence to clarify testimony, court record,” by Jennifer Hlad for Stars and Stripes, August 19:
…[Hasan] also wanted to make clear for the record that he had requested a change to the definition of jihad that the prosecution and defense agreed to as fact.
It wasn’t clear what the original definition had been, but the agreed-upon definition stated that jihad can be fulfilled by “the heart, the tongue, the hand or the sword.”
Jihad of the sword “calls for waging war against the enemies of Islam,” according to the definition read into the court record by Col. Steve Henricks, a member of the prosecution team.
Also Monday, an FBI computer forensic examiner testified that Hasan had done Internet searches in January 2009 for “killing innocent Quran” and “killing of women and children Quran.”
Hasan did 10 searches for the term “Taliban” between Nov. 1 and Nov. 5, 2009, and also searched for terms like “jihad Muslims” and “Afghanistan Taliban” during that time, said Special Agent Charles Cox III.
Among the 86 pages marked as “favorites” on Hasan’s computer was a New York Times article with the headline, “A Call to Jihad, Answered in America,” Cox said….