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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Oslo Shooter Identified as a Right-Wing Extremist

The near simultaneous bombing of Norwway's Prime Minister's office and the mass shooting of children at a summer camp on the island of Utoya had all the markings of an al-Qaeda style, multi-pronged attack in that regard. One Islamic group - Ansar al-Jihad al-Alami (Helpers of Global Jihad) - initially claimed responsibility for the bombings but the man apprehended at Utoya is being identified as a 'right wing extremist,' and as a Christian. Anders Behring Breivik is said to have acted alone.

The style of the attack, coupled with an alleged perpetrator who doesn't fit the profile of someone who would commit such an act is not the only thing suspicious about all of this. The Jawa Report has made an interesting discovery. Apparently, Breivik had a facebook page that he shut down days before his rampage only to open a new one with very limited information on it:
I was reading some of his posts on[need google translate]. Don't see much of anything that would really stand out. Also, apparently he had another Facebook account and closed it before opening his current one. He only posted videos and only 2 days of posts-17th and 18th. The Facebook page is gone now and only his twitter remains.
Via Michelle Malkin, here is a portion of the Daily Mail's account of who Breivik is:
The massacre in Norway was the work of a man with extreme right wing views who hated Muslims, police said this morning.

Officers found a series of raving internet posts by 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, who was been charged with two accounts of terrorism after gunning down children on the island of Utoya and detonating a bomb in Oslo yesterday.

Media reports in Norway described Breivik as a 'loner', who lived with his mother in a wealthy suburb of west Oslo, was well-educated and enjoyed hunting.

Only a few days ago he set up a Twitter account and posted a single message: 'One person with a belief is equal to the force of 100,000 who have only interests'.

It is attributed to the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, whose concept of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control.

The account appears to have only been set up a few days ago.

On his Facebook profile, Breivik describes himself as a Christian and a conservative.

It also listed interests such as body-building and freemasonry.
So it looks like this guy's twitter account had only recently been set up as well. It's worth noting that Free Masons have about six million adherents world wide, so it's nowhere close to being mainstream when it comes to Christianity. The Daily Mail also reports on Breivik's apparent hatred for Islam and support for Geert Wilders:
According the website, Breivik expressed extremist Islamophobic views on forums and criticised immigration policies.

He argued on a Swedish news website that the media were not critical enough about Islam and claimed that Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom in the Netherlands was the only 'true' party of conservatives.

He argued that socialism was breaking down traditions, culture, national identity and other societal structures and that this in turn made society weak and confused.
This begs some questions: If this guy was anti-Islam, why would he attack non-Muslims? Why does he seem like the poster child for everything the left wants to believe about Christians? Why did he shut down one facebook account and open a new one days before these attacks? When did he start posting on these forums about his anti-Islamic views? Why did Muslim groups claim responsibility?

Lastly, how will this be exploited by the left?

h/t Michelle Malkin

1 comment:

James said...

Jim Goad offers an interesting opinion:

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