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It's the "credibility" of said informant...

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Submitted by J.S. (Canada), Aug 9, 2006 at 14:57

I happened to watch a CBC tv interview with Mubin -- my impression? Bottom line -- he just doesn't sound believable...that's the problem. (I suspect the prosecutors may have problems -- he doesn't come across as sincere -- it's like listening to an Arafat state: "I am opposed to terrorism." wink, wink, nudge, nudge,. ha-ha. And as everyone knew Arafat could only relate to imagined Israeli "terrorist" acts. Ditto for Mubin. And *why* did it take TWO years?? (give me some troubled teens, some radical islam literature/videos/tapes/jihadi songs, etc., two years prep time, and of course a couple thousand dollars incentive from CSIS -- and guess what? you take the gang out to some remote local to do a paint-ball game -- and bingo -- it's terrorism...

Anyway, I guess we'll all just have to wait for the court trial...(I hear several are already out on bail.) (I wouldn't hold my breath for a successful prosecution... that's just my gut suspicion.)

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Title Commenter Date Thread
What can you say? [37 words]HimagainMar 14, 2014 21:27213787
Question for mubin [108 words]Bilal KhalidSep 10, 2007 01:19108400
Well Put [16 words]A.HANDSep 14, 2007 18:02108400
1An answer to your question [120 words]Mubin ShaikhApr 27, 2008 20:41108400
Answer to Mubins answer [33 words]Bilal KhalidMay 31, 2009 23:25108400
It's the "credibility" of said informant... [161 words]J.S.Aug 9, 2006 14:5752211
Mubin Shaikh writing from Canada [83 words]Mubin ShaikhAug 7, 2006 23:4951910
Radical Islam is the Terror [74 words]f.shakkiAug 7, 2006 21:2351874
We need more informants in the Nine Front War [49 words]John MarlinAug 7, 2006 15:2951861
When an Islamist Informs on Islamist Terrorists [70 words]steven LAug 7, 2006 10:3151848
Death threats for Western Muslims who don't tow the line [567 words]ElliotAug 7, 2006 10:2851847
WHACK! [13 words]Howlin FreedomAug 7, 2006 09:5551844

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