Australian Police stormed a cafe in Sydney today (Dec 15) killing an Iranian Sunni Muslim who had taken hostages and made demands, ending the siege which began yesterday.
This incident is instructive in so many ways because of: (1) the language used by all sides to describe the perpetrator – Man Haron Monis (a Jihadi); (2) attempts by the media to differentiate Monis from the broader Muslim community which claims he was completely “unknown” to them; (3) what Monis said and did, which is being interpreted through a Western lense instead of the Islamic lens (Sharia); and (4) the immediate response from the Islamic community in Australia, which is calling for more concessions from Australia for Muslims at the same time one of it’s own killed people in the non-Muslim community. This last note is the exact same response we always see around the world when a Muslim kills a soldier in Arkansas, beheads people anywhere, blows up a bomb in Boston, shoots and kills soldiers at Fort Hood, or any of a number of other events in recent memory. Muslims kill, then demand more concessions and call for protection from the oncoming “backlash” which, oddly enough, never comes.
The Language We Use to Describe the Enemy
At the outset, let us all be reminded that the filter through which Islamic jihadis speak, communicate and understand words is SHARIA (Islamic Law). So when they speak, the words they use, although they may be in English, cannot be interpreted the way we understand those words in the West. We must use Sharia as the filter through which we understand these words. As an example, when Muslim leaders say they “condemn terrorism” they are not lying as some have suggested. “Terrorism” as Islam understands it is to “kill a Muslim without right.” Under Sharia, Western troops are, in fact, terrorists when killing Muslims in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere. This is an important fact for our military and law enforcement leadership to know when local Imams decry terrorism, because it does not represent a friendly move towards us or our position. In Sharia, it is lawful for a Muslim to be killed in only a few instances, most notably when he or she leaves Islam (Apostacy). In this case, if the Muslim refuses to return to Islam he/she must be “immediately killed.” (Um Dat al Salik, Book O Justice, o8.2)
The Prime Minister of Australia – Tony Abbott – referring to the siege in Sydney, said it is “profoundly shocking” that a man would take “innocent” hostages like this, and was unsure of the motive for this attack. How shocking is it that a Muslim cleric who recently converted from Shia to Sunni Islam would participate in jihad since it is not only an obligation in Islam until the world is under the rule of Sharia, but is the sixth right of pure worship between man and Allah. Jihad is not a “pillar” of Islam because when the entire world is under Sharia, the need for jihad goes away. There is no such thing as a “version” of Islam that does not include this requirement.
How does Islam define “innocent” people? Only Muslims are “innocent” under Islamic Law (sharia), so, according to Sharia none of those hostages were “innocent” therefore they can always be killed by a Muslim jihadi.
Many in the news media have been quick to call Man Haron Monis a “lone wolf” a “radical Muslim Cleric” or (this one I love) a “violent extremist,” which means absolutely nothing at all. Are these accurate statements? Is there such a thing in Sharia as a “lone wolf?” The answer to both questions is a resounding ‘No.’ As a matter of fact, the Law of Jihad in Sharia defines ‘Individual Jihad’ and provides the requirements for it. Individual Jihad is the kind of jihad we have seen at places like Fort Hood, Little Rock Arkansas, Wichita, New York City, and elsewhere. Australia’s leaders and media use phrases like “lone wolf” and “radical Muslims” because these are the phrases fed to them by the leaders of the Islamic community, most of whom are Muslim Brotherhood/Salafis, as is true in most other nations in the West.
Watering Down Monis’ Actions
It is also interesting to witness the Australian media bending over backwards to distance Man Haron Monis’ actions from “true Islam” because “no religion supports violence” as world leaders continue to say – which is contrary to a factual analysis of Sharia (Islamic doctrine). In fact, 100% of all published Sharia mandates jihad until the entire world is under the rule of Islam and Islamic Law (Sharia), and 100% of all published authoritative Sharia only defines “jihad” as ‘warfare against non-Muslims.” These are statements of fact with cannot be contradicted factually or by any Islamic doctrine. Therefore, Islamic doctrine not only condones violence, it mandates it.
When hostages were made to hold the black flag of jihad in the window of the cafe in which they were being held by Monis, many news organizations reached out to their “Muslim experts” to help us all understand what this could mean. The most absurd of these was the UK’s Guardian which quoted Aftab Malik, a “high level expert” working for with the UN, who stated “It has no politically dominant or ideological meaning. It only has a spiritual meaning.” Friends, this is a lie.
This is the same man who blames Australia’s jihadi threat on those who essentially speak truth about Islam.
The black flag of jihad contains the Shahada in Arabic, which is the statement of conversion into Islam. It is the flag which has been used by jihadis since the earliest days of Islam. To disconnect this flag from Jihad is to be disconnected from reality.
The leading Islamic organizations in Australia (read: Salafists/Muslim Brotherhood) are calling for help and protection against the backlash directed at the Islamic community, and even offered up the story that a Muslim woman was harassed in light of the cafe siege in Sydney. It appears the intellectual honesty is completely gone when it comes to these matters.
I believe if we put the facts on the table of what Islam commands from its adherents, as well as the fact that the leading Islamic organization are a part of the global Islamic Movement led by the Muslim Brotherhood, and then we tally up the hundreds of thousands of people killed around the world in the last 10 years by Muslims, it gets a little tough to sympathize with people in the Muslim community getting harassed.
Here is an idea for the Islamic leaders: stop killing non-Muslims or be prepared for a real backlash.