An ISIS-inspired suicide bomber set off a homemade explosive device at the Port Authority Bus Terminal subway station Monday morning, law enforcement sources said.
The man — a 27-year-old who lived in Brooklyn and is possibly of Bangladeshi origin — had wires attached to him and a 5-inch metal pipe bomb and battery pack strapped to his midsection as he walked through the Manhattan transit hub, sources said.
Commentary & Analysis
L. A. Marzulli
Today another Jihadi tried to kill innocent Americans. It’s all over the media how this Jihadi tried to blow up people in NYC. Merry Christmas Everyone. The Jihad is not going to go away and the so-called war-on-terror is anything but. Our leaders aren’t really interested in stopping the Jihadi’s. We’ll have another candle-light vigil but nothing will happen. We’ll hear the same-old worn out rhetoric but no clear-cut plan to stop the Jihad. This plan, that I outlined below will work. We have to ask our selves why won’t our leaders do this?
Here’s how to stop the Jihad.
There is no way to stop someone from becoming radicalized and carrying out heinous acts but there is a way to respond to it and if we have the gumption to carry it out I believe we could greatly limit the Jihadi’s. Here’s the simple plan.
In Israel when a suicide bomber attacks the IDF finds the family and bulldozes their house. End of story. We need to do the same here. If this guy has a family they are immediately deported back to the country of their origin. Their house is seized and then sold. The money is distributed to the victims of the Jihadi.
The Jihadi if captured alive is tried as a war criminal in a military court.
We then sanction the Jihadi’s country of origin making it very clear that we not tolerate terror in our country. There could be several levels to the sanctions, each becoming more severe and if more terror attacks occurred then the sanctions would increase. If we hit countries in their pocketbook they will respond. This would require a coalition of countries that are experiencing Jihad and are willing to stand up against it.
The Mosque where the Jihad attended services would be immediately shut down and dismantled. No second chances, no leniency. The Imam would be deported back to his country of origin. The building would be demolished and the property sold. The proceeds would go to the families of victims.
All monies and bank accounts associated with both the Jihadi, the Mosque and families of the Jihadi would be seized and distributed to the victims.
Family members would be held for questioning and if found complacent in any way would be prosecuted to the full extent of the law as war criminals. If found innocent they would then be deported back to their country of origin.
This is what it’s going to take to halt the Jihad. The countries in the free world must realize the threat and ban together. It’s time for the so-called religion of peace to be held accountable. The question is this will we have the fortitude to carry out the plan or will we do nothing and have yet another candle-light vigil.
The plan will work and it will send a very clear signal to those who threaten our way of life and our democracy.