Belgian Police PLEADED For Help From Muslims to Find Jihadis, Were IGNORED

ByPamela Geller on March 26, 2016
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This should be instructive to our own police and intel authorities. They should stop conducting “outreach” to Muslim communities and realize that they aren’t going to get any help from them against jihad terrorists.

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“City of Jihad: Chilling map reveals how Isis fanatics established network of terror where they could plot under noses of police,” by Jake Wallis Simons, Mailonline, March 23, 2016:

…Police in the district of Schaerbeek said their pleas for help were ignored…

The seeds of the terror blasts that shook Europe were planted by a brotherhood of childhood friends who grew up just a few doors away from each other in a part of Brussels dubbed the ‘crucible of terror’.

Police following the trail of the terrorist murderers behind the atrocities in France and Belgium have repeatedly arrived at a single block of housing in Molenbeek, a district of Brussels known as a hotbed of jihadism.

The centre of the deadly network is the Abdeslam family home, a first floor apartment on Gemeenteplaats, behind the local police station – and just round the corner from the home of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the brains behind the Paris attacks.

Abaaoud, the linchpin of the terror cell, was killed in a furious shootout with police in Saint-Denis, Paris, in the aftermath of the November massacres. He has emerged as the group’s ringleader, along with Salah Abdeslam.

Brothers Salah and Brahim Abdeslam were involved in the carnage in Paris, in which Brahim, 31, was killed in a suicide attack on the Comptoir Voltaire restaurant.

It is understood that Salah, 26, went on the run without detonating his suicide vest.

Salah, who is accused of making the bombs used in the attacks, was arrested last week round the corner from the family home in a frantic police raid after four months on the run. He is also thought to have been involved in the Brussels attacks with a ‘new network’ of fanatics.

Just a few doors down from the Abdeslam and Abaaoud apartments is the family home of Mohamed Abrini, 30, who drove the Abdeslam brothers to Paris to carry out the attacks and is accused of being involved with the Brussels plot. He remains at large, and police are desperately trying to track him down.

Abrini is a childhood friend of Salah Abdeslam, and it is thought that the two became radicalised together. Moreover, Abrini’s younger brother Souleymane, 20, died in 2014 in Syria while fighting in the same ISIS military unit as Abaaoud, [sic]

Yesterday, a family member at the Abrini property told MailOnline she was ‘in a state of shock’ in the aftermath of the latest atrocities, and feared that Abrini may have once again been involved.

The tight-knit network doesn’t end there. A short distance from the Abdeslam and Abrini residences is the home of Ayoub El Khazzani, the terrorist who launched the botched gun and bomb attack on the Amsterdam-to-Paris express train in August last year.

The close bond shared by the band of brothers sheds new light on the dangers threatening Europe, where the efforts of a small number of childhood friends can bring the continent to its knees.

It also allows police to piece together the process by which they were radicalised, and identify which members of the cell were the linchpins and which were under their spell.

Questions remain about how the gang of young men, all of whom were Belgian citizens, can have transformed into death-loving monsters, showing loyalty to each other but a profound hatred of their country and fellow citizens.

Although Molenbeek is the gang’s centre of gravity, last night it emerged that Salah Abdeslam had moved his operations to Schaerbeek, a district of Brussels three miles away.

It was there that the notorious bomb factory was located, where the El Bakraoui brothers prepared for Tuesday’s attacks.

Ibrahim El Bakraoui, 30, carried out the airport bombing, and his younger brother Khalid, 27, blew himself up at Maelbeek Metro on Tuesday morning.

The terror den, on the fifth floor of a dilapidated apartment block, was found to contain explosive materials and an ISIS flag.

The killer brothers took a taxi to the scene of the attacks with a fourth suspected bomber, who remains at large.

Also involved with the Brussels plot was ‘The Man in White’ Najim Laachraoui, who escaped from the airport blast and is still on the run. He too lived in Schaerbeek.

The twisted Bakraoui brothers rented a flat in the Forest suburb of Brussels. Armed police raided the address on Tuesday and shot dead Algerian Mohamed Belkaid.

MailOnline spoke to Mohammed Abdeslam, the prime suspect’s brother, outside the family home.

The officers spoke at the scene of one of the police raids that took place in the district last night, near the Ahl Allah mosque….

As police tried to control the throngs of young men of Middle Eastern and north African descent who had gathered to watch, they were mocked with hoots and chicken noises.

Masked officers arrested at least three young men before order was restored.

‘There is no terrorist on this street. The police are making it up to make Muslims look bad,’ said 27-year-old Mohammed, surrounded by several other young men. ‘It is a set-up.’

But Sofian, 27, said he was worried that the terror investigation in the district would give it a bad name.

‘It was just one or two people who happened to be living here,’ he said. ‘There are terror cells all over Brussels, not just in Schaerbeek.’

Although Molenbeek has long had a reputation for radical Islamism, it is Schaerbeek that has been thrown into the spotlight in the latest stages of the investigation into the Brussels attacks.

Just hours after a series of blasts killed 34 people in the capital and injured hundreds more, police found a nail bomb, chemicals and an ISIS flag in a raid on an apartment in the district….

Najim Laachraoui, a newly-identified ISIS suspect whose DNA was found on bombs used in the Paris attacks, rented an apartment in Schaerbeek, and Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam is believed to have been holed up in an apartment there for three weeks after the massacres in France….

Suspicions that Abdeslam also masterminded the Brussels atrocities arose when Belgian police found his fingerprints on detonators intended for use in the attacks, according to an anonymous source quoted by Politico.

The latest revelations come after Belgium’s Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders, told a conference the day after Abdeslam’s arrest that the jihadi was ‘ready to restart something from Brussels’ using a new terror cell he had formed.

‘We found a lot of weapons, heavy weapons in the first investigations, and we have seen a new network of people around him in Brussels,’ he said.

Today, MailOnline spoke to Mohammed Abdeslam, the prime suspect’s brother, outside the family home.

‘I can’t tell you if my brother was supposed to be involved in today’s attack because if I told you I knew, I’d be in very big trouble right now,’ he said before driving off in his black BMW 4X4….

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  • aposematic

    In Islam snitches don’t get stitches, they get murdered along with their families.

  • BrunoPBuhr

    Bestial vermin have no conscience, their hated of civilization their embrace of Satan demands expulsion from anywhere decent HUMAN BEINGS LIVE.

    • Dave Lawson

      This viral video shows the true picture of nature of Islamic menace with Donald Trump reading out the snake Poem http://tinyurl.com/gwfxa8s

      No other Politician gets it or has guts to speak about banning muslims – Only Trump does bcoz he cares for American citizens safety from these jihadis.

      Other politicians are only posturing to get the votes and after winning, its screw America policy as saudi , qatari , Iranian lobbyists buy them out to push Islamic stealth jihad on America, just like in Europe.

      Vote Trump or suffer .

      • Erickshian

        All countries must now impose the death penalty to any or all who are judged to have committed terrorism and who are affiliated with terrorism.
        Prison sentences do not work and the fear of these vermin radicalising the general prison population together with these terrorists being released after serving their sentence may create more problems.
        The world is at war with terrorism and Human rights should not apply to these animals.

        • Suzie

          They are below animals

        • notislam

          WW3 HAS been on since 9/11 but masked by PC -the media and politicians who refuse to state the TRUTH. Oh how i hate their attitudes —they are setting up the USA for attacks such as these -but they will be even more brutal.

      • joe1429

        I loved this poem so much!! Was incredible! Go Trump!!

      • dad1927

        The NDP party in Canada is now under islamic rule.

      • Kathie Ann Solus

        I agree with you Dave. I am also a staunch supporter of Mr. Trump. If anyone can get us back to a democratic, constitution abiding, Christian nation, it is Mr. Trump. I watched Mr. Trump read the snake poem and am so glad I did. It brings to light the true state of affairs our country is in. We need to watch our backs and get our country back so our children and grandchildren can live safe, happy lives in America again.

  • Mahou Shoujo

    The only way to get intelligence on islam, is with a dedicated group of spies who infiltrate, observe and report back. It is completely stupid to think that the colonists will have any desire or reason to assist non muslims, especially those who would prevent jihad or the violent murderous demands of the qur’an. If you want something done properly, Belgian authorities, you will have to do it yourself.

    • thisguy

      You always have something smart to say, and logical….

      • Mahou Shoujo

        Thanks, merely stating the obvious.

  • Pray Hard

    Ignored? Awww, tell me it ain’t so.

  • Honkingeese Watchgoose lll

    Time after time the messages are always the same….” MUSLIMS ARE TROUBLE….THEY DON’T ASSIMILATE….THEY PLAN TO CHANGE THE WAY YOU LIVE FOREVER….THEY HAVE NO SENSE OF LOYALTY TO COUNTRIES THEY EMIGRATE TO….THE REASON THEY DO THIS IS BECAUSE OF THEIR SUPREMACIST KORAN ” so it won’t matter how many programs you run for them or how well you treat them – if you import muslims you import a hateful retarded master !!

    • Don Grantham

      My sympathies are with eastern European countries like Poland and Hungary, and possibly Switzerland. There may still be hope for the Netherlands if they elect Geert Wilders, but the rest of the EU is mired in a hopeless quagmire of their own socialist BS… and like quicksand, the more you struggle, the deeper you sink. Canada has already started on its own steaming pile thanks to Just In Truedolt and his merry band of ravagers. I hope the US can keep itself from self-destruction, or we’ll all wind up in shite.
      At this point, there is nowhere to run… time to stand and fight.

      • joe1429

        The only good that may come out of this, is the rise of the elected right wing politicans in the eu

    • SRN99

      Their worthless quran cannot stand up to scrutiny. That is why they cannot integrate into other society, where they would be exposed as a fake.

  • theGOONIES

    They arent jihadis. They are muslim. Its what they do . There is no such thing as a moderate muslim

  • soundclick.com/globalfirm

    Stemming from Muhammad’s commands to ambush & deceive deviants of his sadist & racist system it’s difficult to realize who’s deceiving & who is harmless. That’s why the one thing Muhammad feared & Muhammadists fear most, is the public exposing & condemnation of Muhammadism for the sake of human rights.

    • sodacrackers2

      And that is exactly what needs to happen; we need to stop them from pretending to be a religion.

  • thisguy

    Wouldn’t have any problems if they hadn’t opened their doors to muslims, islam is a threat, new nazis under the false pretense of a religion.connect the dots….all terrorist are muslims killing none muslims.

  • Dusty Koellhoffer
    • Steve

      Very well done, well researched, and informative in so many ways. I appreciate this kind of post much more than the general back and forth responses about what’s obvious wrong with islamism and socialism with little else. Occasionally some posters have good cartoons that illustrate islamism or socialism but few aim at educating for dealing with the problem.

      I agree in so many ways that life is essentially involved with war from 1 on 1 to countries. In the past few years i’ve come to that conclusion. For whatever reason, inherent or learned or whatever, humanity is at war with one another – of course more so with the less evolved. For those who have learned or been blessed with natural common sense and community awareness there generally is a more evolved interaction. The systems in which people live naturally affect what people can or can’t do.

      Living in the united states we have been fortunate to have the kind of government for so long, despite its flaws and conformity issues, has given us the luxury of contemplation, learning and planning for change and improvement. The brainwashing of islam does not promote this type of thinking but our problem in the west has been not understanding the mindset of the islamic theocray. Now the cult threatens our freedom being whittled away bit by bit and promoted by this administration and the overall leftist socialism of the world that, in my belief, seeks to use islam for its gain. They must be deluding themselves into believe they can control it.

      • Dusty Koellhoffer

        Thanks, Steve, for an outstanding and thoughtful review. As always, I wish people would post such things in article comments also rather than on links like this where only the few people will see them. I have so many leftists who post their knee-jerk “this is lies” in order to dissuade people from reading reason and truth. Nice to hear from a fellow intellectual who understands.

    • Steve

      I was trying to find “follow” realated to your blog but can you let me know where to find it?

      • Dusty Koellhoffer

        Ok, I couldn’t find it either. Not sure what’s going on, but I contacted WordPress and they said they’ll add it to the sidebar. Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

        • Steve

          Okay. I’ll look forward to following your work.

  • freewoman

    If he chickened out of his suicide mission, it’s surprising that he’s not renounced by the community. But maybe they don’t see it that way.

    • Aposoum

      Of course not. One thing I have observed with muslims/islamists is they twist their own rules when it is convenient for them, so I’m sure in this case, they have justified his cowardice somehow.

  • badbruce

    The solution to islamic problems like Brussels, Molenbeek, etc. is the scorched earth policy of their no go zones, leaving nothing but scorched earth. Remove the will to fight and if that means 100 dead muslims for every infidel killed then so be it.

  • This is another good example why these Islamic Pigs should not be allowed to enter Europe or the USA or any Sane Nation! These animals have no loyalty except to their Pig Allah/Satan and fellow Satan worshipers. They have no loyalty towards any Country, Flag, Constitution, Laws, or birth place, only to their Pig in Hell, Allah/Satan! Islam and Liberalism are both the Syphilis of the Soul!

  • KimWilde

    Whenever a jihadi is identified take everyone of them within 2 kilometers and deport them ASAP. No questions asked or answered. Deport them to the desert and let them figure it out. Never let them back in. I’ll bet this crap would stop pretty quick or at least they’d die in the process. Not our problem if they won’t help.

    • joe1429

      100% agree ……..Go Trump!!!

  • SRN99

    Shoot every one who opposes justice

  • Taking care of business!

    Birds of a feather….

  • fulham2014

    Now, how surprised should we be?

  • Drew the Infidel

    US authorities are well schooled in the dynamic of this sort of crime after their experience with the Mafia, especially the conspiracy of silence or “omerta”. The next step is to construct an organizational flow chart and see who fits where. The only problem is that the ragheads version of an anti-defamation league is the media.

  • Reagan40

    Any nation that refuses to ban islam will die in its filth.

  • Stuart McHardy

    Belgium isn’t ‘their country.’ It is silliness for you to write that. There is no nationalism in Arab bloodlines. They are part of their clan first, and Muslim second. Allegiance to any state is way down the line from there. Unless it is a Caliphate…

  • Fred

    Should this really be surprising to anyone?

    It’s real simple everyone. Execute the savage killers and anyone who attempted to cover for them

  • Muslims are ready and willing to follow Allah and have friends who support them.
    The Roman Catholic Church Promotes Islam and Accepts the Islamic Faith by former priest Richard Bennett
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXGS6h2v9Wk

  • Fred

    TRUMP 2016!

  • Drew the Infidel

    New term for terrorists: IS-holes.

  • ljm4

    This is why they should ALL be denied admission in to any non-arab country. Stay the heII out. When you can be finger printed, iris scanned, chipped, photoed, and DNA sampled; we’d like to see your resume. After reviewing it and considering you for a limited time period; you will be allowed to reside in our country after being fitted for a tracking bracelet. No EBT, no housing, no free health care, no cheap education will be issued to you and we will not allow more than one wife/brood in country.

    single mothers are merely incubators of the next gen jihadis. They are not welcome either.

  • scocope

    The ineptitude of the Belgium police knows no bounds; they questioned the first terrorist for only one hour over 4 days because he was “tired”.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3508389/Abdeslam-questioned-ONE-HOUR-four-days-attacks-TIRED.html

  • Michael Copeland

    Some observations:

    The attack on the express train was not “botched”. It was physically defeated by brave American and other passengers who – at great risk – fought back, defending both themselves and everyone else on the train. One was wounded.

    The “process by which they were radicalised” is no mystery to readers here. It is a matter of “doing exactly what this book says” (Lt-Col. Allen West).

    “showing loyalty to each other but a profound hatred of their country and fellow citizens”. Yes. This is the Islamic doctrine of “Loyalty and Enmity”, Al Walaa Wal Baraa. Non-muslims, the filthy kuffar, have to be hated.

    “their country”? No, not theirs. They are instructed to give loyalty only to the Caliphate: “The muslim nation is one nation to the exclusion of all others”, said the placard in Oxford Street, London.

    See “Islam: The Learning Curve” at Liberty GB

    http://pamelageller.com/2016/03/belgian-police-pleaded-for-help-from-muslims-to-find-jihadis-were-ignored.html/#sthash.oBzV85dU.dpuf

    • joe1429

      Go Trump!!!

    • IzlamIsTyranny

      I always admired Lt-Col. Allen West. The last I heard the demorats went out of their way to have him removed from his Congressional seat.

  • Steve

    Snake Charming 101. You can’t trust a snake and you always got to keep your eye on it and that goes for faith healers. Fine print reads: If all else fails – shoot it!

  • joe1429

    I see the police in brussels, just like their german counterparts, bring out the water cannons on the protestors, against the muzzie madness. Why dont they wake up and start going after the REALcriminals, the muzrats. There will be a rise in elected right wing politicans in the eu,as a result of this, which will be a good thing for the libtard eu

    • ljm4

      Pray the same reaction happens here. We need to move right of center not left of left.

  • dad1927

    YOU are the enemy to them. Its normal. You are the usurper. These will only grow in numbers until you are defeated., This is the pattern since the 6th century. Get over it. You either move them all out or go extinct.

  • SK

    Muzzrats cannot be trusted. Just assume they are lying all the time.

  • Alex

    Liberal ideal of multiculturalism= Have everyone together in a paradise of cultures.
    Muslim ideal of multiculturalism= Burn everyone together in a Islamic worldwide caliphate of a single culture.

    Now when are liberals gonna learn that this simple equation just doesn’t match?

  • Peter Hermann

    We invited the enemy and waved the white flag. We already surrendered. This cannot be solved anymore by peaceful means.