FBI Uses Fingerprints to Link Saudi Immigrant to Al Qaeda’s Most Notorious Training Camp

What happened?

A Saudi immigrant who had been living in the U.S. since 2011 has been charged with visa fraud by the FBI. Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj was discovered when the FBI matched his fingerprints to ones found on an application to the Al Qaeda camp where four of the 9/11 hijackers were trained.

How was he flagged as a threat?

Alfallaj used a fraudulent visa as ID so he could take private flying lessons and get his pilot’s license. The FBI used those fingerprints to track down the match on the Al Qaeda camp document.

Glenn’s take:

“The Saudi man in Oklahoma was a good catch by the FBI, but this episode highlights the fact that there is still a mountain of work to be done in counterterrorism,” Glenn said on today’s show.

The government is planning to borrow $1 trillion this year, but how much of that will go toward fixing gaps in the immigration system and protecting us from terrorism?

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GLENN: Yesterday, the FBI arrested a Saudi immigrant who was living in Heather Ford, Oklahoma. That's about 70 miles west of Oklahoma City. While the rest of the press is worried about, who is going to alike what? Why don't we actually talk about the things that actually matter. This Saudi was charged with visa fraud. But what was he actually up to? Because the backstory is troubling. The man has lived in the US since 2011, and the FBI has been watching him for the past five months.

So far, the FBI hasn't said much about what he was under surveillance for, only that they were trying to determine whether or not he was involved in terrorist activities here in the United States.

Oklahoma, like it or not, has been a hotbed of this kind of activity for a long time. Perhaps, the most disturbing aspect of this man's story regarding his activity in the US, is that he obtained his pilot's license in 2016. Now, whether he got the license for nefarious purposes or not, it led to his arrest.

As a non-US citizen, he had to submit his fingerprints as part of the licensing process. Remarkably, the FBI was able to match his fingerprints with prints on a document that was captured in Afghanistan.

Think of that. If we ever want to say that the FBI or our government is -- is inefficient, just remember that. The captured document was an application for admission to Al Farook, which was al-Qaeda's most notorious training camp. Four of the September 11th hijackers were trained at Al Farook. Admissions to the camp required an invitation to join and a reference from someone al-Qaeda knew and trusted. So far, authorities haven't disclosed whether this man actually trained at the camp, but he apparently filled out the application in 2000.

The camp was destroyed by the US bombing campaign the weeks after the 9/11 attacks.

The FBI got lucky with this one. It has hundreds of thousands of captured documents, photographs, email, phone number, fingerprints, and DNA samples stored in northern Virginia and FBI headquarters in Washington that have not been researched. The agency lacks the resources to process this trove of material collected in Afghanistan and Iraq over the past 17 years.

Good job, FBI. The Saudi man in Oklahoma was a good catch by the FBI. But this episode highlights the fact that there is still a mountain of fact that needs to be done in counterterrorism. And a lot of holes yet to plug in this immigration system. The federal government is set to borrow a trillion dollars this year. How much of that is actually earmarked for important stuff, like catching terrorists on American soil?

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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