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Feds claim that Oakland activists are linked to ISIS and Al-Qaeda?
by Lynda Carson (tenantsrule [at] yahoo.com)
Sunday Oct 29th, 2017 8:57 PM
This type of right-wing hysteria is reminiscent of the 60s and 70s when the Oakland Police Department, Alameda County Sheriff’s Department, and the FBI, including the COINTELPRO program, were out to destroy the Black Panther Party, by any means necessary!
Feds claim that Oakland activists are linked to ISIS and Al-Qaeda?

By Lynda Carson - October 29, 2017

Oakland - In a new book by right-wing extremist Edward Klein called, “All Out War: The Plot to Destroy Trump,” Klein alleges that the FBI is claiming that Oakland activists are linked to ISIS, and Al-Qaeda. Edward Klein is a former editor of the New York Times Magazine.

Klein alleges: “A secret FBI investigation of the violent 'resistance' movement on college campuses against President Trump has led to an alarming discovery—the collusion between American anarchists and foreign terrorists in the Islamic State and Al qaeda, according to a confidential 'Informational Report' by FBI field offices.

'There is clearly overwhelming evidence that there are growing ties between U.S. radicals and the Islamic State, as well as several [ISIS] offshoots and splinter groups,' stated the FBI field report, which was delivered to Acting Director Andrew McCabe on July 11, 2017.”

This type of right-wing hysteria is reminiscent of the 60s and 70s when the Oakland Police Department, Alameda County Sheriff’s Department, and the FBI, including the COINTELPRO program, were out to destroy the Black Panther Party, by any means necessary.

Klein further alleges: “The agents sent by the FBI paid particular attention to a group of anarchists from Oakland, a major port city that lies adjacent to the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, the scene of several violent protests.

'While there has been military progress in Iraq against the Islamic State, their influence in Europe and throughout the world is clearly growing,' the report said.
 
'Now that the bureau has determined they have followers in the radical U.S. resistance movement in the United States, it is clear there will be additional violence in the attacks on law enforcement and U.S. institutions, including banks.

'Ties between three key leaders of the Oakland group [names redacted] met in Hamburg with a leader of the AQAP [Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula] and the AQIM [Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb],' the report continued. 'The leader from AQAP is an Egyptian-born male [name redacted] who is known to be in charge of finances and recruiting for the group.

The FBI field report was delivered to Acting Director Andrew McCabe in July.

'There is evidence from informants that he is helping the Oakland group acquire the weapons they are seeking, primarily bomb making equipment and toxic chemicals and gasses,” according to Edward Klein.

In the background of this right-wing hysteria and the allegations being made by Edward Klein, they come at a time when the Oakland Police Department has recently been rocked by one scandal, after another.

This is also happening at a time when the FBI has been mired in deep controversy because of the actions of the madman residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington D.C.

Meanwhile, recently another large batch of documents pertaining to the assassination of John F. Kennedy have just been released in October, 2017.

Additionally, the allegations being made by Klein are occurring while it appears that the cops across the nation are on track to kill around 1,000 people with gunfire by the end of the year, according to a report by Reuters. Additionally, according to the Washington Post, over 800 people in the U.S. have already been killed by the cops this year.

Figures released by the Guardian (plus images) reveal that around 1,093 people in the U.S. were killed by the cops during 2016, and Mapping Police Violence reveals more details regarding the epidemic of police violence.

The Oakland Police Department

According to Wikipedia, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) was formed in 1853. The OPD has been rocked by many scandals throughout the years. There have been many Negotiated Settlement Agreements (NSA) as a result, and many NSAs are also archived.

Many, or most officers of the OPD are also members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), SF Bay Area Lodge 17, and the members pay around $40.00 per year in lodge dues.

The FOP has many different lodges/chapters all across the nation, and through the years many members of the FOP have been arrested for being involved in embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the FOP.

In the Bay Area, including Oakland, many cops have been arrested through the years for a variety of other reasons.

Reportedly, the FOP supported the madman Donald Trump for president.

In the 60s and 70s the cops in Oakland, Alameda County, and across the nation were so brutal and violent, they were commonly referred to as the PIGS.

As a result, the Black Panthers used to have a chant called Off The Pigs.

In the animated film Fritz The Cat, cops were pigs dressed up as cops.

And in 1968, Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies (Youth International Party), they had a pig that they used as a candidate to get their political message across to the public, during their Right To Yippie, Festival Of Life campaign in Chicago.

Back in those days, the Black Panthers had much to say about the way people were being mistreated, and abused by the PIGS.

The Oakland cops are still brutal as is documented in the way they they waged war on the Occupy Movement, in recent years.

Lynda Carson may be reached at tenantsrule [at] yahoo.com

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More sensationalism...Evangeline J DavisFriday Nov 3rd, 2017 8:34 AM
What about anarchists going to fight with the Kurds against ISIS?stinkTuesday Oct 31st, 2017 8:00 AM
OMG, its the ANARCHISTS. Everybody run!SludgeMonday Oct 30th, 2017 4:23 AM