July 23, 2011
The New York Times

Oslo Suspect Wrote of Fear of Islam and Plan for War

by Steven Erlanger and Scott Shane

OSLO -- The Norwegian man charged Saturday with a pair of attacks in Oslo that killed at least 92 people left behind a detailed manifesto outlining his preparations and calling for a Christian war to defend Europe against the threat of Muslim domination, according to Norwegian and American officials familiar with the investigation.

As stunned Norwegians grappled with the deadliest attack in the country since World War II, a portrait began to emerge of the suspect, Anders Behring Breivik, 32. The police identified him as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian, while acquaintances described him as a gun-loving Norwegian obsessed with what he saw as the threats of multiculturalism and Muslim immigration. . . .

In the 1,500-page manifesto, posted on the Web hours before the attacks, Mr. Breivik recorded a day-by-day diary of months of planning for the attacks, and claimed to be part of a small group that intended to "seize political and military control of Western European countries and implement a cultural conservative political agenda."

He predicted a conflagration that would kill or injure more than a million people, adding, "The time for dialogue is over. We gave peace a chance. The time for armed resistance has come." . . .



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VIDEO: Jane Elliott's lesson in bigotry is as necessary today as it was in 1968--"A Class Divided," PBS Frontline

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[Oslo Mayor Fabian Stang, when asked whether greater security measures were needed, sternly rejected that notion: "I don't think security can solve problems. We need to teach greater respect."--Glenn Greenwald, "An un-American response to the Oslo attack,", July 28, 2011]

[The idea that Breivik acted alone is absurd: he had to have help, just on logistical matters, never mind the financial side of such an operation. Furthermore, it's hard - nay, impossible - to believe he kept the secret to himself for nine years. In order to escape detection, and have the means to carry off such a complicated operation, Breivik must have had some organized assistance - and not from amateurs, by any means.--Justin Raimondo, "Anders Behring Breivik, Mystery Man,", July 29, 2011]

[Jagland has also urged leading politicians to change their terminology. He said the word "diversity" was better than multiculturalism because the latter had become defined in different ways by different groups. "We also need to stop using 'Islamic terrorism', which indicates that terrorism is about Islam. We should be saying that terrorism is terrorism and not linked to religion,"--Mark Townsend, "Nobel chairman warns Europe's leaders over 'inflaming far-right sentiment',", July 30, 2011]

[The European Union's 2010 Terrorism Situation and Trend Report had some fascinating findings. It showed that of the 294 terror attacks committed in Europe in 2009, only one was conducted by Islamists.--"FAREED ZAKARIA GPS," CNN, July 31, 2011]

Timothy Stanley, "In Breivik, troubling echoes of West's view of Islam," CNN, April 17, 2011

[But the biggest wrinkle in the Breivik saga involved his pro-Zionist, pro-Israel beliefs. In his online manifesto he revealingly wrote, "So let us fight together with Israel, with our Zionist brothers against all anti-Zionists."--Michael Robeson, "The day that didn't change a thing,", September 11, 2012]

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