U.S. Designates Israel as Country That Tends ‘To Promote, Produce, or Protect’ Terrorists; Also Calls Israel Anti-Terror Partner

From CNS:
In an implicit admission that Israel is so threatened by terrorism that it is not only surrounded by countries and territories that produce terrorists but also unwillingly harbors terrorists within its own territory in a way that most other nations in the world do not, the Obama administration is currently listing Israel among 36 “specially designated countries” it believes “have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members.”
(snip)As a matter of policy, according to the inspector general’s report, citizens of Israel and other “specially designated countries” are subjected to a special security screening called a “Third Agency Check” (TAC) when they are actually detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the division of the Department of Homeland Security responsible for enforcing the immigration laws.
ICE officers are supposed to check all aliens they take into custody against the Terrorist Watchlist, which includes the identities of individuals the U.S. government knows or reasonably suspects to be terrorists. When ICE holds a citizen from a “specially designated country” in its own detention facilities, according to the agency’s standing policy, the individual is also supposed to be run through a TAC.
“In addition to the Terrorist Watchlist screening, ICE uses a Third Agency Check (TAC) to screen aliens from specially designated countries (SDCs) that have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members,” says the inspector general’s report.
The DHS report mentioned above can be downloaded here. Israel’s designation can be found on page 21.

I find it interesting that Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina are not on the list. (Some of you may remember the Fort Dix plot a few years ago)

Obama Islamist politics. Plain and simple. Obama is anti-Jewish, anti-Christian, anti-God. He needs to go. Sooner, rather than later.

The perpetrators of the Fort Dix plot weren’t from Albania. Three were ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, one was from Turkey, and one was a Palestinian from Jordan.

Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan (Fort Hood shooting), Timothy McVeigh (Oklahoma City Bombing), and Eric Robert Rudolph (Olympic Park Bomber) were Americans. Should America be on the list as well?

Absolutely! America is the number one sponsor of terrorism that history has ever seen! :thumbsup:

per Gillian Christensen of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement division:

An ICE spokeswoman, Gillian Christensen, told CNS that appearance on the list did not suggest a country backs terrorism.

The US does not and never has considered Israel to have links to terrorism, but rather they are a partner in our efforts to combat global terrorism,” Christensen said. “Countries may have been included on the list because of the backgrounds of arrestees, not because of the country’s government itself. The United States maintains close intelligence-sharing relationships with many of these countries in order to address security issues within their own borders and in our mutual pursuit of safety and security around the globe.”

The list includes a number of other close US allies, like Turkey, Bahrain, Morocco and Philippines, as well as nations beset by internal fighting, like Sudan and Somalia.

source: jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=227514

From the OP: In an implicit admission that Israel is so threatened by terrorism.

From the Title of the article: *Also Calls Israel Anti-Terror Partner

*From the article I posted (I can’t post the whole article per CAF rules, remember?)

Even though the adminisration includes Israel among “specially designated countries” that it believes "have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members,” ICE Spokeswoman Gillian Christensen told CNSNews.com that the U.S. also considers Israel, as well as some other countries on the “specially designated countries” list, as partners in the struggle against terrorism.
“The U.S. does not and never has considered Israel to have links to terrorism, but rather they are a partner in our efforts to combat global terrorism,” Christensen said in a written statement. “Countries may have been included on the list because of the backgrounds of arrestees, not because of the country’s government itself.”
So your point is what?*
*

I think Mr. Christensen’s statement speaks for itself.

Well, then this article demonstrates how President Obama’s strategy is falling right into place:

americanthinker.com/2011/07/obamas_final_solution.html

A piece titled “Obama’s final solution.” Nice to know the American thinker hasn’t lost its bad taste. The content of the article was pretty amusing. Obama is a dogmatic marxist, so on and so on. He is apparently planning the extermination of the Jews according to the nut who wrote this? Is it part of his grander scheme to plot with the legion of doom and Lex Luther to defeat Batman, Superman, and the league of justice so they can destroy the world?

About time someone said it!

And another view of what is going on:

centerforsecuritypolicy.org/p18757.xml

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