Next Phase of the Ebola Crisis: Terrorism

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#1 Aug 4, 2014
Next Phase of the Ebola Crisis: Terrorism
Frightening dimension to forever evolving war on terror
by Kurt Nimmo | | August 4, 2014
The Ebola scare may soon feed into the war on terror narrative.
On Sunday Breitbart covered a report produced by the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency stating that an increasing number of people apprehended on the border are infected with the Ebola virus.
“At least 71 individuals from the three nations affected by the current Ebola outbreak have either turned themselves in or been caught attempting to illegally enter the U.S. by U.S. authorities between January 2014 and July 2014,” Breitbart reported.
The report also noted a significant number of illegal immigrants caught crossing the border are from Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, countries where Islamic terrorists are active.
Texas Governor Rick Perry underscored this potential threat when he told CNN some illegal immigrants coming across the border are from countries with substantial terrorist ties.
The mention of possible terrorist infilitration and Ebola sets the stage for a scary prospect — a biological attack on America.
For the government this represents an opportunity to expand a terror narrative that has dominated domestic and foreign policy for over a decade.
Weaponized Ebola
In 2013 Global Policy, a journal produced by the London School of Economics, warned about the prospect of Ebola being used as a terrorist weapon.
“The increase in natural outbreaks in [Africa], coupled with a possibility of a terrorist group recruiting experts to acquire the virus and to prepare it to use as a bioweapon, should lead policymakers to consider the risk of a deliberate outbreak,” Amanda M. Teckman wrote for the journal.
Although weaponization of Ebola is complex and unlikely, experts in the field say transmission of the virus by air has occurred between animals. They believe “with advancing knowledge about how to manipulate viruses, the traits that make these [hemorrhagic fever virus agents] difficult to weaponize might be a diminishing barrier.” Additionally, a “reverse genetics system provides a way to produce highly virulent mutated viruses for the purpose of biological warfare or biological terrorism,” scientists believe, according to Teckman’s research.
It remains to be seen if a terrorist group like ISIS – which has demonstrated a willingness to engage in large scale mass murder, including the uninhibited murder of civilians – has the capability to produce a weaponized version of Ebola.
If ISIS manages to defeat the al-Assad regime in Syria it may come into possession of biological weapons. According to U.S. intelligence the Syrians have a biological weapon program run out of the Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) in Damascus with labs in Aleppo and Homs.
“The SSRC is a huge complex, with wings and units designated for specific pathogen research. The labs are state of the art and, unlike chemical weapons, stockpiling biological weapons is obsolete. The infrastructure to support both clandestine and legitimate research is identical, making identification of the development of biological weapons exceptionally difficult,” the National Interest reported last September.
In October British experts at the Henry Jackson Society (HJS)“issued a stark warning over what they say is the ‘clear and present danger’ of Al Qaeda gaining possession of the Assad regime’s stockpile of biological weapons, claiming to have substantial evidence that Al Qaeda-linked groups may already have possession of toxic agents,” Israel National News reported.
“Unlike chemical weapons, maintained in military designated stockpiles which are generally identifiable and which Assad maintains command and control over, the structure of Syria’s biological warfare programs are latent, compartmentalized and spread across its remaining bio-pharmaceutical infrastructure..
hands on AR

Chicago, IL

#2 Aug 4, 2014
Oh you mean to tell me there not all children cause that's all the msm says that's coming over! And you so called Americans call yourself Americans ,wake the hell up were being taken for a ride into a third world ,but hands on it's for the kids you say ,ever stop to think about your kids?or their kids ,obviously not! The won't have half the chance we did!
ISISWillInfectSu icideKill

Palos Hills, IL

#3 Aug 4, 2014
killers with the Ebola virus and send them to the USA and around the
planet. They must be killed, all of them.
hands on AR

Chicago, IL

#4 Aug 4, 2014
It's in the Philippines Morocco and Brazil and the US Google it I dare ya!
Wasting their firepower

Dallas, TX

#5 Aug 5, 2014
The Hamas are wasting their firepower. They should put the Ebola virus in the nose cones and fire them into Israel. Let the little bugs do all the work.

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