By John Guandolo
After Friday night's attack in Paris by Muslim jihadis, French military airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria, yet left the jihadi network inside of France intact.
For approximately 40 minutes on Friday night, beginning at 9:20 PM local time in Paris, eight (8) Muslim jihadis conducted numerous assaults across the city. Explosions at the Stadium of France detonated during a soccer game; and Gunmen fired on two restaurants at Le Petit Cambodge, a bar at Le Bonne Biere, a restaurant at Le Belle Equipe, and at a concert hall at Bataclan.
129 people were killed, and 352 were wounded. Seven of the eight jihadis were killed, and one of them, Abdeslam Salah, is still at large.
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks.
France's response was to strike ISIS targets outside of its own borders instead of destroying the massive and imminent Islamic threat inside of France.
There are at least forty-seven (47) mosques within a ten (10) mile radius of downtown Paris, which teach the jihad is an obligation for all Muslims until Sharia is the law of the land and the global Islamic State (Caliphate) is established.
The Union of Islamic Organizations in France (UIOF) has significant influence in France, and it's voice is heard by French leaders. The UIOF is a Muslim Brotherhood organizations whose stated objective is to destroy all un-Islamic governments and replace them with Islamic rule.
France, like many European nations, is being inundated with Muslims from numerous hostile countries ("refugees") who openly state they have no loyalty to France nor it's laws, and who support the implementation of Sharia and the establishment of the Caliphate.
French President Francois Hollande called the attacks in Paris "an act of war," yet he has not called the slow invasion of his country by Muslims who seek to destroy France by all means possible an "act of war."
The airstrikes by the French military reportedly hit a command post, a jihadi recruiting center, a munition depot, and a jihadi training camp in Syria. The French military has not destroyed any such Islamic targets in France – yet those targets exist.
The German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere, said "But I make the urgent plea, as interior minister and as a responsible politician of this country, that there shouldn't be any hasty links made to the refugee debate." Germany's leader Angela Merkel said she was "deeply shocked" by the attacks in Paris.
One has to ask what level of delusion these leaders live under. The global Islamic Movement has made very clear the reason for doing what it is doing (fighting jihad to establish a caliphate under Sharia), and the authority with which they do it (Islamic Doctrine). What exactly is shocking about what happened in Paris when viewed through the lens of Sharia? Nothing.
A small glimmer of light may be seen in recent comments by Bernard Cazeneuve, the French Interior Minister, who has just called for the dissolution of "mosques where hate is preached" in France.
For anyone paying attention, this is still just the tip of the iceberg plowing over Europe. The Europeans are giving the jihadis all the rope they (jihadis) need with which to hang them (Europeans).
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A 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy Mr. Guandolo took a commission as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He served with 2d Battalion 2d Marines as an Infantry Platoon Commander in combat Operations Desert Shield/Storm. From 1991-1996, he served in 2d Force Reconnaissance Company as a Platoon Commander, Assistant Operations Officer, and the unit's Airborne and Diving Officer deploying to the Adriatic/Bosnia. He served for one year as the Unit Leader for the CINC's In-Extremis Force, directly reporting to a Combatant Commander in a classified mission profile. Mr. Guandolo was a combat diver, a military freefall parachutist, and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger School.
In 1996, Mr. Guandolo joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), serving at the Washington Field Office. From 1996-2000, he primarily conducted narcotics investigations domestically and overseas. In 2001, he served as the FBI Liaison to the U.S. Capitol Police investigating threats on the President, Vice-President, Members of Congress and other high-level government officials.
In 2006, . He was designated a "Subject Matter Expert" by FBI Headquarters. This course was hailed as "groundbreaking" by the FBI's Executive Assistant Director in a brief to the Vice President's National Security Staff. For his efforts, in 2007 Mr. Guandolo was presented the "Defender of the Homeland" Award by U.S. Senators John Kyl and Joseph Lieberman on behalf of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C. While in the FBI, .
Mr. Guandolo served on the Washington Field Office SWAT team for over nine years and as its Team Leader for three of those years. He was a certified Undercover Agent, and served in a variety of assignments in that capacity. Mr. Guandolo was a Nationally Registered Paramedic, a First Aid Instructor, and served as an "Advanced Capability Medic" with the FBI.