Unease is building about FBI Director Robert Mueller’s planned June 28 address to a Muslim group whose leaders support international terrorist groups.
Long out of the domestic intelligence business, the FBI is under the mistaken impression that the American Muslim Council (AMC) is a "mainstream" organization.
Convicted cop-killer Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (a.k.a. H. Rap Brown), former president of the AMC’s executive board (pictured above, under arrest), "has the nearly unique distinction of having been listed not just once but twice as one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives," Pipes writes.
According to Pipes, "In 2000, Abdurahman Alamoudi, [AMC’s] longtime executive director, exhorted a rally outside the White House with ‘We are ALL supporters of Hamas. Allahu Akhbar! . . . I am also a supporter of Hezbollah.’ In January, Alamoudi participated – alongside leaders of Hamas, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, and al Qaeda – in a Beirut conference whose communique called for a boycott of American products."
Alamoudi also provided seed money for another group, the Islamic Institute, which is tied closely to the GOP.
Pipes adds, "Rather than endorse AMC by his presence, Robert Mueller should find other lunch companions next Friday. Then he should put the organization under surveillance, ascertain its funding sources, look over its books, and check its staff’s visa status."
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