Monthly Archives: December 2015

WW4/Middle East Files: Russian DM Shoigu says Rostov-on-Don submarine deployed to Syrian coast, fired unspecified number of 3M-54 Kalibr (“Club”) land-attack cruise missiles at ISIS targets: “[The missiles] targeted two major terrorist positions in the territory of Raqqa. We can say with absolute confidence that significant damage has been inflicted upon ammunition warehouses and a mine production plant, as well as the oil infrastructure”; NATO dubs Improved Kilo-class (Project 636) diesel-electric sub “black hole” for super-silent capability, Rostov-on-Don launched in Jan. 2015, commissioned by Black Sea Fleet; Shoigu also reports on punishing air campaign against anti-Assad rebels, entering 10th week: “In the past three days, the operation involved Tu-22[M3, “Backfire”] planes as well as warplanes from the Khmeimim airbase [near Assad stronghold of Latakia]. In total we [Russian Air Force] carried out 300 sorties and hit 600 various targets”; Soviet/Russian military setting historical precedents in Syrian civil war, i.e., first-ever use of ship-launched cruise missiles in warfare (from Caspian Flotilla), first-ever deployment of Tu-160, Tu-95 strategic bombers in overseas combat, first-ever use of LACMs in warfare

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Blogger’s Note: If there are any military buffs who follow this site, please let us know if we are incorrect in concluding that this is the first time ever that the Soviets/ Russians have used LACMs in warfare.

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Gray Terror File: Aftermath of ISIS terror attack in San Bernardino, CA: Federal investigators treating Tashfeen Malik as possible mastermind behind worst Islamist terror attack on US soil since Sept. 11, 2001, probably planned multiple attacks along with husband Syed Farook, but uncertain where Malik grew up, radicalized as Pakistan, Saudi Arabia distance themselves from massacre; Farook possibly in contact with former Minneapolis-based ISIS recruiter, Mohamed Hasan presently fugitive overseas; details of terror attack: Tashfeen fired at husband’s coworkers first, Syed hesitated; although both suspects masked, emergency radio transmissions reveal police quickly identified Farook; firearms instructor at Riverside Magnum Range, 20 miles from Inland Regional Center where Dec. 2 massacre occurred, affirms Farook visited range for target practice on Nov. 29, 30; feds also looking into funding for terror couple as Farook owned “large arsenal of semi-automatic guns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and pipe bombs,” US Rep Michael McCaul: “I believe on his salary, he was not able to buy this on his own”; San Bernardino County employees head back to work, environmental health division, where many victims employed, off until next week

Gray Terror File: Aftermath of Dec. 2 ISIS terror attack at environmental health department in San Bernardino, CA: Islamic State’s official al-Bayan radio station claims Pakistan-born Tashfeen Malik, US-born husband Syed Rizwan Farook supporters of Sunni extremist group that controls swathes of Iraq, Syria: “We pray to God to accept them as martyrs”; FBI considers Malik, Farook “self-radicalized” but mass killings “act of terrorism” with “evidence of extreme planning”; while massacre underway at Inland Regional Center, female shooter posted pledge of allegiance to ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Facebook; summary of terror attack: Islamist couple dropped off 6-month-old daughter with grandmother on morning of attack, drove to Syed’s workplace where husband briefly attended holiday party for coworkers then left, couple donned combat dress, armed themselves with assault rifles, semi-automatic handguns, burst into conference center, shot dead 14 people, injured 21; couple flees, manhunt ensues, Malik, Farook killed in shootout with police in Redlands neighborhood that afternoon; police raid Farook’s residence, find pipe bombs, more guns, 1000s of rounds of ammo, hard drive missing from home computer; ATF: Husband-and-wife killing team used legally purchased weapons; Syed made 2 trips to Saudi Arabia since 2013, once for hajj, another to marry Tashfeen

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Just another day for theologically consistent Muslims . . . You would have thought September 11, 2001 would have been a wake-up call to Americans on the dangers of Islam, a bloody religion of conquest since the 7th century. But no, a large portion of the American electorate chose a crypto-Muslim to lead them, while the US and Canadian governments continue to admit people of this “faith” into North America’s security perimeter. Real bright or maybe it is God’s judgment on a wicked society (i.e., ours).

It’s only the beginning folks . . . don’t expect the authorities to protect you and your family. All public venues in North America are wide-open targets for jihad: military bases and other government facilities, airports, shopping malls, restaurants, places of worship, sporting events, movie theaters (i.e., Star Wars 7 premiere on December 18), etc.

Merry Christmas!?