Britain’s History of Breeding Terrorists

Here’s an article from the Yorkshire Post by Chris Bond that lists terrorists that were produced in the UK that went on to create terror around the world:

Britain’s shameful links to extremists killing for Islam

EXTREMISTS born or based in Britain have been linked to a string of terror attacks.
Britain attracted an unwelcome reputation as a haven for Islamic radicals, with the capital dubbed “Londonistan”.

The first British suicide bomber was Londoner Asif Hanif, 21, an ex-public schoolboy who blew himself up outside a Tel Aviv bar in April 2003.

His accomplice, Omar Khan Sharif, 27, from Derby, tried to detonate a bomb that failed to explode and his body was found in the sea several days later.

Martial arts expert Wail al-Dhaleai, from Sheffield, killed himself in a suicide bombing against US troops in Iraq in November 2003.

The same year 21-year-old Manchester University student Urslaan Khan was arrested in northern Iraq allegedly attempting to join an al-Qaida linked guerrilla group.

The so-called “Tipton Three” were released from Guantanamo Bay after being held in the Cuban camp for three years.

In another case, would-be suicide bomber Saajid Badat was jailed at the Old Bailey for 13 years after he admitted plotting with Richard Reid to explode a shoe bomb on a transatlantic flight in December 2001. Reid was later sentenced to a life term by a United States court.

However, it was the 7/7 bombings that thrust Yorkshire into the terrorist spotlight.

Four suicide bombers exploded devices in three packed rush-hour London Underground Tube trains and a crowded bus, killing 52 people and injuring nearly 800.

All of the bombers, ringleader Mohammad Sidique Khan, Shehzad Tanweer, Jermaine Lindsay and Hasib Hussain had links to West Yorkshire.

In August this year, 18-year-old Hammaad Munshi, from Dewsbury, became Britain’s youngest terrorist and was locked up for two years after plans to cause death and destruction were found hidden in his bedroom.

Munshi was just 15 when he was recruited into the plot.

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