Rita Katz Hunts Terrorists

In her excellent book, Terrorist Hunter: The Extraordinary Story of a Woman Who Went Undercover to Infiltrate the Radical Islamic Groups Operating in America, Rita Katz (who published it anonymously, but has since been exposed because of lawsuits) describes what she found out about front groups in the United States. She explains how they work, where the money comes from, and where the money goes (to Jihadis who kill kafirs).

There is a LOT of money behind these front groups (wealthy Saudi oil-barons), and they want to make a show of innocence (using the Islamic principle of taqiyya) so they are suing Katz. She has helped expel Jihadis from America, and her work helps prevent known terrorists (and promoters of jihad) from coming freely to the USA as they used to be able to do. She is a hero, and I recommend her book, Terrorist Hunter.

Read an interview with Katz: The Terrorist Hunter Speaks.

Video Makers, the White Roses

A group calling themselves "White Roses" has created a video to inform non-Muslims about Islam. It's called Three Things About Islam. You can view it on YouTube or click here to see it on Citizen Warrior.

White Roses is based in Sweden. Their first version is in English, and they're now working on two more versions in German and Swedish.

The name "White Roses" is based on a student resistance group "Die wei├če Rose" in Nazi Germany. The group became known for an anonymous leaflet campaign, from June 1942 until February 1943, which called for active opposition to Adolf Hitler's regime.

A spokeswoman for White Roses said, "We see a parallel here concerning the protection of free speech. As you posted today, freedom of speech is getting more and more limited. The intention in choosing this name is to make a point that there will be groups opposing the doctrine of the state and speaking their mind."

We're honored to say the video was inspired, in part, by three Citizen Warrior articles:

The Least You Need to Know About Islam

What "Religion of Peace" Really Means

What is the Root Cause of Islamic Terrorism?

We've given White Roses the Citizen Warrior Hero Award because they are doing exactly what needs to be done — what we should all be doing: Sharing with non-Muslims key information about Islam, making it interesting and easy to hear, keeping it non-partisan, focusing on Sharia and not on Muslims, keeping it clean and not staining it with racism or hatred, and in this case, putting it in a form that is easily shareable by others.

I've posted the video on a new site I'm building. The purpose of the new site is to help us reach people who might be put off by anything that smacks of Islam-bashing. I suggest you use that site to share the video with your uninformed friends: Three Things About Islam Video.

One last thing: The video presents information you probably already know, but its "target market" is people who don't know much, so it's a good tool we can use to share with less-informed people. I hope you use it.