Convicted Terrorist Testifies About Muslim Brotherhood in America


If there were still any lingering doubts as to whether the Muslim American Society--or MAS--is an American arm of the Muslim Brotherhood, they were put to rest recently by none other than convicted terrorist Abdurrahman Alamoudi.

Testifying under oath in a northern Virginia courtroom on March 14, Alamoudi--who was once a top Muslim advisor to the U.S. government under both the Clinton and Bush administrations before being convicted in an Al-Qaeda plot to kill the Saudi Crown Prince--confirmed what MAS is really up to in the United States.

Hint: it doesn't involve peaceful co-existence and interfaith tolerance, as MAS leaders would have you believe. Here's more on Alamoudi's explosive (no pun intended) and underreported testimony, from the Investigative Project on Terrorism:

The Muslim American Society (MAS) was created as a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood in America, and continues to serve that function today, a man who once was one of the most influential Muslim political leaders testified in a Virginia courtroom Wednesday.

"Everyone knows that MAS is the Muslim Brotherhood," Abdurrahman Alamoudi told federal investigators in a January interview from a federal correctional facility. On the witness stand, Alamoudi claimed not to remember everything he said, but accepted that he had made the statement after government lawyers showed him records of the interview.

Alamoudi promised "to testify truthfully and completely at any grand juries, trials or other proceedings in the United States" as part of a 2004 guilty plea. He admitted engaging in illegal transactions with Libya and facilitating a Libyan plot to assassinate then-Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah.

His testimony Wednesday came as part of a civil suit brought by Jamal Abusamhadaneh against the government demanding he be naturalized as an American citizen. His application was denied after officials learned he lied about being associated with the Muslim American Society, failing to disclose the association on his naturalization application. In a subsequent interview, an immigration official further pressed him to reveal his connection to MAS or the Brotherhood, but he repeatedly denied ties to each.

Alamoudi, who had signed a work visa for Abusamhadaneh, was the original source for information about the plaintiff's Brotherhood ties. Abusamhadaneh claims he was following the advice of his attorney at the time, Ashraf Nubani, who told him affiliations with religious organizations do not need to be disclosed to the government. He also says he never was a dues paying MAS member, although he acknowledges attending many of the organization's events.

If the name "Muslim American Society" sounds familiar, you might be thinking of my June 2011 report from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, where Brotherhood-linked MAS is in the process of building a million dollar mega-mosque in the middle of a residential neighborhood. And the residents, understandably, are none too happy.

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