Jan 9 2013
SHOCKING! CAIR Islamists object to nomination of John Brennan, an Islamist’s best friend, for CIA Director
Muslim Brotherhood proxy, terror-linked CAIR (Council on AntiAmerican-Islamic Relations) is upset over Barack Hussin Obama’s choice for CIA Director because of his support for the drone program and enhanced interrogation techniques.
But, but, but…John Brennan is the same official who insists on reaching out to “moderate” elements of the Hezbollah terror group. He also believes that 20% recidivism rate for Gitmo detainees is not that bad and he likes to call Jerusalem “Al-Quds,” its Palestinian name. John Brennan also stopped the capture of Bin Laden in 1998… Said jihad is “Holy Struggle” and ignored Christmas Day bomber intelligence. From a Fox News article published on May 27, 2010: The president’s top counterterrorism adviser on Wednesday called jihad a “legitimate tenet of Islam,” arguing that the term “jihadists” should not be used to describe America’s enemies.
CAIR thugs said they are troubled by Brennan’s involvement with America’s worldwide campaign of targeted killings using drones, his past support for interrogation techniques that have been termed “torture” by human rights groups and for extraordinary rendition — the Bush administration practice of abducting terror suspects and sending them to other countries to be tortured.
In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad, Hamas and Hezbollah supporter, said:
“In John Brennan we have an ‘architect’ of the secret, unaccountable and counterproductive campaign of targeted killings that may violate international laws of war and continues to generate hostility to our nation around the world.
“As noted by The New Yorker magazine, ‘Brennan has helped construct and justify the Administration’s claim that it can kill people, including American citizens, abroad on its own authority, even when those people are not in countries with which we are at war.’
“In this nominee, we also have an individual who sought to provide legal justification for the rendition and torture of suspects in secret prisons. Mr. Brennan has admitted he was ‘intimately familiar now over the past decade with the cases of rendition,’ which he praised as ‘an absolutely vital tool.’
“In a 2007 interview with CBS, Mr. Brennan endorsed the CIA’s ‘enhanced interrogation tactics‘ — short of waterboarding — and defended then attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey’s refusal to say whether waterboarding amounted to torture.
“Mr. Brennan must be questioned on these important issues impacting the rule of law, respect for human rights and America’s standing in history.”