Western political, cultural and media elites still fail to grasp the theological issues that drive this savage movement.
Until our “leaders,” “thinkers” and pundits finally come to grips with the terrible but unvarnished truth, we are in for some very dark days.
Australia is on high alert for the Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve celebrations as Prime Minister Tony Abbott concedes a new terror attack on Australian soil is “likely” amid a heightened level of chatter.
“Terror arrests revealed ‘vision to turn Blue Mountains into killing ground’: reports,” 9 News, December 28, 2014
One of two men arrested on terror offences on Christmas Eve may have envisioned the NSW Blue Mountains as a playground for guerrilla warfare, according to reports.
On Christmas Eve, Sulayman Khalid, 20, and another man aged 21, were arrested as part of an ongoing counterterrorism investigation.
The 21-year-old man from Marsfield was charged with breaching a control order.
Details of the terrorist activity of Sydney jihadists in the wake of the Martin Place siege was reportedly presented to the National Security Committee just hours before federal police were given the go ahead for the raids that nabbed the two men.
Guerilla warfare has been a key ISIS tactic in Iraq and Syria with ambushes and sabotage by small contingents of militants.
Security has been heightened for today’s Boxing Day test match and the Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve celebrations as Prime Minister Tony Abbott concedes a new terror attack on Australian soil is “likely” amid a heightened level of chatter.
It’s alleged the document seized in the raid pinpointed a number of potential government targets, which have been put under watch by authorities as part of the increased security.
Mr Abbott said the actions of Sydney siege gunman Man Monis had increased the likelihood of a new attack.
AFP deputy commissioner national security Michael Phelan said there was no new specific threat uncovered by police.
Both men will appear in Parramatta Local Court this morning.
Courtesy of Pamela Gellar