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Israel: Massive Fires Engulf Jerusalem Following 200 Arson Attacks In Past 2 Weeks


Could there be a Colorado connection? I can’t help but to wonder if the latest fires in Colorado, one of the worst in state history and already responsible for multiple deaths and the destruction of hundreds of homes, was deliberately set. I haven’t come across any evidence to suggest this yet, but in light of recent statements by Islamic terror groups this year it wouldn’t surprise me if this was the work of one of the many Islamic terror groups already operating within the United States …

By Brian Blum, Israelity – “Who does this kind of thing? I just don’t get it. Setting fires on purpose.

I was incredibly dismayed to read in yesterday’s Jerusalem Post that there were more than 200 arson attacks in the Jerusalem area in the last two weeks, and that in the past month and a half, there have been some 2,000 fires started due to arson.

To put that into perspective, in an average year, there are about 8,000 fire related incidents.

The largest fire yesterday was in the area of the Ora and Aminadav moshavs, the latter straddling a beautiful forest that was next on our list to hike. That fire was brought under control fairly quickly because the Fire and Rescue Services decided immediately to bring in firefighting planes.

There were also fires in the wadi next to the American Consulate, six small fires near Hebrew University, and another in French Hill.

In the past, arson has been used as a form of nationalist struggle by Palestinians, a form of terror ‘lite,’ in as much as it usually results in property damage but not death (the Carmel Forest fire that has been at the center of the latest Comptroller’s lambasting of the Interior and Finance ministers was apparently started by accident, not arson).

The cause of this latest round of fires around Jerusalem is still not known. Two Jewish teenagers were arrested two weeks ago, but the fires have continued; the police have concluded, logically, that a larger group must be involved.” Read more.

Flashback: Latest Al Qaeda Magazine Calls Upon American Muslims To Launch A ‘Firebomb’ Campaign Inside The US – “The men who launched al Qaeda’s English-language magazine may have died in a U.S. missile strike last fall, but ‘Inspire’ magazine lives on without them — and continues to promote jihadi attacks on Western targets, offering detailed advice on how to start huge forest fires in America with timed explosives and how to build remote-controlled bombs… ‘It Is of Your Freedom to Ignite a Firebomb,’ which gives detailed instructions on how to ignite an ‘ember bomb’ in a U.S. forest, recommending Montana because of the rapid population growth in wooded areas. ‘In America, there are more houses built in the [countryside] than in the cities,’ says the writer, who uses the pseudonym The AQ Chef.” Read more.

Flashback: Islamists Prepare for ‘Paradigm Shift’, Declare Jihad Inside America by Setting Forest Fires in Nevada Followed by Possible Attacks ‘Elsewhere’ – “Allah have granted a group of our brothers from the lions of Masadat Al-Mujahidin … to set fire in the forests of Nevada in the Reno region. And we by this great event and paradigm shift declare the following: 1. we declare our full responsibility of setting fire in the Nevada forests in America. 2. we declare widening the area of war and transferring it currently to inside America and soon to elsewhere… ” Read more.

  1. 06/30/2012 at 9:50 PM

    Al-Qaeda in Israel?

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  2. 07/01/2012 at 2:26 PM

    On barenakedislam, one of the commentors said that the FBI was looking into possible arson in the Colorado fires – I guess they typically do that – but I would like some corroborating evidence; you could be onto something.

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  3. ICA
    07/01/2012 at 11:30 PM

    Looks like American Thinker picked up on this line of thought as well. See the very bottom of an article they posted today here.

    Also looks like the FBI is indeed investigating this as suspected arson. See here.

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