“Do I know jihadists? We know so many people, that means nothing.”
Really? Clearly that means the answer is yes, and raises the question of why he didn’t alert authorities about these jihadists. Also, transpose that statement into any other context, and consider. “Do I know Klansmen? We know so many people, that means nothing.” “Do I know serial killers? We know so many people, that means nothing.” “Do I know career bank robbers? We know so many people, that means nothing.” It suggests the speaker has something to hide.
In any case, note that these are mosque leaders. If these allegations are true, then apparently the Qur’an’s much-vaunted but seldom-seen peaceful teachings have not acted as any significant curb on their jihad activity. John Kerry, Pope Francis, and the rest of the Islam-Is-A-Religion-of-Peace crowd should carefully ponder the implications of that.
“Amsterdam mosque leaders linked to terrorism: Report,” by Janene Pieters, NL Times, November 24, 2016:
Two leaders of the Arrayan mosque in Amsterdam Noord are being watched by the Dutch authorities because they are suspected of radicalization and jihadism, the Telegraaf reports based on “secret documents”.
According to the newspaper, there is a wiretap on chairman Aziz Oilkadi’s phone. He is suspected of having contact with “many radical figures”. The other leader is suspected of being part of the so-called Hofstad terrorist group. The group is centered around Mohammed B. the extremist who killed Theo van Gogh n 2004.
Oilkadi denies the accusations to the newspaper and insists that he is not radicalized. “I graduated from the Vrije Universiteit and have been a dutiful Muslim since my 18th birthday. Do I know jihadists? We know so many people, that means nothing.” He added that the other board member is also back on the right path….