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FBI: Radical Islamist Group Ruled by Inmate in "Supermax" Jail

6:15 PM, Oct 29, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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From the FBI press release on last night's Dearborn, MI raid-turned-shootout that left radical Imam Luqman Ameen Abdullah, aka Christopher Thomas, dead:

Abdullah was the leader of part of a group that calls themselves Ummah ("the brotherhood"), a group of mostly African-American converts to Islam, which seeks to establish a separate Sharia-law governed state within the United States. The Ummah is ruled by Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rapp Brown, who is serving a state sentence in USP Florence, CO, ADMAX, for the murder of two police officers in Georgia.

Interesting to note the active tense used in the release. The use of the phrase "is ruled" should raise an eyebrow or two for those following the debate over where to relocate the terrorists currently housed at Gitmo. Two of the most mentioned locations being considered by the Obama administration are the federal prison in Standish, Michigan and the federal Administrative Maximum (aka "Supermax") prison in Florence, Colorado. One of the left's core arguments in the debate rests on the belief that the security provided by such a facility would render Gitmo's terrorists totally unable to organize and convert fellow prisoners eager to learn from the jihad-masters.

In this case, not only did a domestic Islamic terrorist organization arise from within the walls of our prison system, but the "Supermax" facility currently serves as the headquarters for this radical group.

It appears FBI Director Robert Mueller's "relevant concerns" about bringing Gitmo's terrorists to the United States are not so far-fetched after all.

So far as we know, no terror cells are currently being run from inside Guantanamo.