The arson strategy is recommended in al qaeda handbooks, so this is not surprising. Has the Obama administration looked into the arsonists and/or their motives in the recent spate of forest fires in America? Or is this just another epic national security failure by the pro-jihadist White House? If Obama would cover up an Islamic terror attack on 9/11/12, arson would be child's play.
"Al-Qaeda blamed for Europe-wide forest fires" The TelegraphAl-Qaeda has been blamed for a recent series of forest fires across Europe, as
the head of Russia's Federal Security Service claimed they were set by
arsonists as part of the group's low-cost attack strategy.Deadly fires have swept through forest land in EU countries such as Portugal and Spain. Photo: GETTY
7:10PM BST 03 Oct 2012
"One should note that setting fires to forests in the countries of the
European Union is a new tendency in al-Qaeda's
strategy of a 'thousand cuts'," Alexander Bortnikov said, according to
state news agency RIA Novosti, at a meeting of heads of security agencies.
"This method allows (al-Qaeda) to inflict significant economic and moral
damage without serious preliminary preparations, technical equipment or
In linking al-Qaeda to the deadly wildfires, Mr Bortnikov pointed to calls to
launch a "forest jihad" by various extremist websites which he
said also publish detailed instructions about how and where to best carry
He said it was very difficult for special services to find and prosecute such
Deadly fires have swept through forest land in EU countries such as Portugal
and Spain over the past few months, killing scores of people and forcing
thousands to evacuate.
In its continuing campaign against the West, al-Qaeda has vowed to "bleed
the enemy to death" by resorting to inexpensive, low-scale attacks it
refers to as a "strategy of a thousand cuts".