Minneapolis: Muslim airport worker who preached non-violence tries to join Islamic State


In recent years, about three dozen young men from Somali neighborhoods in Minnesota have tried to leave to join militant groups fighting in Somalia and Syria, making the area one of the leading sources of U.S. recruits for radical Islam. Local leaders have launched a major effort to stop the flow by building up positive influences on the thousands of young Somalis in the area. And in many ways, Warsame seemed to embody the key points: hopeful attitude, engaged in the community, with strong family support.

But then Islam.

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  • Drunk_by_Noon

    When Somalis working for Al Shabab blow up an airliner over America like they did in Egypt, only then will they get a second look.

  • I don’t think “peace” means what they think it means.

  • Justin St.Denis

    That panorama forehead tells me this POS is a Somali. Somalis cannot be trusted – ever! – with anything at all. Never hire a panorama forehead, full stop. Generations of cousin marriage guarantee that only CrazyStupid lives behind that forehead.

  • Preposterous. I have it on good authority that he was properly vetted. Clearly there’s been some sort of mistake here.

  • BillyHW

    Somali immigration to Minnesota is nothing less than ethnic cleansing of white people.

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      What the hell happened to the Minnesota of Mary Tyler Moore?

      • BillyHW

        Or Little House on the Prairie?

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          I thought Little House was North Dakota.
          It’s just south of me.

          • BillyHW

            Nope, Minnesota. But she did move to (South?) Dakota to teach later.

      • DavidinNorthBurnaby

        Nowadays, Mary would get stoned in the market square for uncovering her head and throwing her hat in the air. Ah, diversity!

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          Someday someone is going to have the stones to fix it.