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CBN NewsWatch: August 28, 2013

On CBN Newswatch, Aug. 28: Syria Strike? Mideast preps for 'nightmare scenario'; Military guide lumps Christians, Jews with 'extremists'; Egyptian Christian leader: 'Shame on Obama'; and more. Read Transcript


TONIGHT ON "NEWSWATCH,"

REMEMBERING THE DREAM.

CROWDS GATHERED IN THE

NATION'S CAPITAL ON THE

50th ANNIVERSARY OF MARTIN

LUTHER KING, JR., INFAMOUS

SPEECH.

PLUS, THE UNITED NATIONS

SAYS SOME SORT OF CHEMICAL

SUBSTANCE APPEARS TO HAVE

BEEN USED.

WHAT COMES NEXT IN SYRIA.

George: AND WE TAKE A

LOOK AT ONE OF PRESIDENT

OBAMA'S TRUSTED ADVISORS,

AND HIS TIES TO THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD.

ALL OF THIS AND MORE TONIGHT

ON "NEWSWATCH."

AND GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE.

I'M GEORGE THOMAS.

AND I'M LOR JO LORI

JOHNSON.

TODAY THE FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRESIDENT

STOOD WHERE THE NATION'S

MOST FAMOUS CIVIL RIGHTS

LEADER STOOD 50 YEARS AGO.

George: INCREDIBLE

SCENES.

BARACK OBAMA COMMEMORATED

THE MOMENT AND THE MAGIC OF

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.,'S

1963 "I HAVE A DREAM"

SPEECH.

President Obama: WE

REMEMBER DR. KING'S SOARING

ORITORY.

HOW HE GAVE HOPES TO

MILLIONS.

HOW HE OFFERED A SALVATION

PATH FOR THE OPPRESSED.

George: THE RAIN IN THE

NATION'S CAPITAL DIDN'T STOP

THOUSANDS FROM GATHERING.

IT FEATURED AN INTERFAITH

PRAYER SERVICE, AND SPEECHES

FROM FORMER PRESIDENTS, AS

WELL AS CELEBRITIES AND

OTHER POLITICIANS.

ALL OF TODAY'S EVENTS

HONORED ONE OF THE MOST

ENDURING SPEECHES IN

AMERICAN HISTORY.

IT WAS ABOUT KING'S DREAM TO

SEE RACIAL EQUALITY IN

AMERICA.

CBN NEWS SAT DOWN WITH THREE

GENERATIONS OF THE KING

FAMILY IN ATLANTA FOR THEIR

THOUGHTS ABOUT AMERICA FIVE

DECADES LATER.

JENNIFER WISHON REPORTS.

I HAVE A DREAM TODAY.

Reporter: THOSE FAMOUS

WORDS FROM DR. DR. MARTIN

LUTHER KING, JR., ON

AUGUST 28, 1963, WILL NEVER

BE FORGOTTEN.

MORE THAN 250,000 PEOPLE

ATTENDED THE MARCH ON

WASHINGTON.

IT IS KNOWN AS THE LARGEST

DEMONSTRATION FOR HUMAN

RIGHTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY.

* WE SHALL OVERCOME

Reporter: 50 YEARS

AFTER THAT MOMENTOUS MARCH

AND FAMOUS SPEECH, AMERICA'S

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

PRESIDENT DELIVERED REMARKS

ON THE VERY SAME STEPS HERE

AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL IN

WASHINGTON, D.C.

CBN NEWS SAT DOWN WITH THREE

GENERATIONS OF THE KING

FAMILY WOMEN TO SEE IF THE

DREAM HAS BEEN REALIZED.

DR. ALVITA KING IS THE NIECE

OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR..

MANY THINK THAT THIS

MEANS THAT THE DREAM HAS

BEEN REALIZED.

IT HAS NOT BEEN REALIZED,

BUT WE ARE ON THE WAY.

Reporter: A NEW

GENERATION OF THE AMERICANS

MARKED THE ANNIVERSARY AT

THE REFLECTING POOL AROUND

M.L.K.'S TOMB IN ATLANTA.

HIS YOUNGEST DAUGHTER SAYS

GOD IS CALLING ON US TO

FOLLOW THAT DREAM.

GOD IS CALLING ON US, NO

MATTER WHO WE ARE, BLACK,

HISPANIC, ASIAN, NATIVE

AMERICAN, WHITE AMERICAN,

FROM ANY COUNTRY IN THIS

WORLD, OUR DESTINIES ARE

TIED TOGETHER.

Reporter: DR. KING'S

SISTER ACTUALLY ATTENDED THE

MARCH ON WASHINGTON 50 YEARS

AGO.

AND SHE'LL NEVER FORGET HOW

FAR WE'VE COME AS A

COUNTRY.

IT WAS TRULY AN

EXPERIENCE THAT I WILL

NEVER, EVER FORGET.

JUST BEING THERE AND LOOKING

OUT AT THAT SEA OF PEOPLE,

OVER 250,000 STRONG, OR

MORE, AND THEN LOOKING AT

THAT WATER JUST BROUGHT BACK

TO ME MANY, MANY OF MY

SPIRITUAL VALUES.

Reporter: FROM BIRTH,

IT SEEMED DR. KING WAS

DESTINED TO PREACH THE

GOSPEL.

HE WAS THE SON AND GRANDSON

OF BAPTIST PREACHERS.

AT THE AGE OF 19, HE WAS

ORDAINED AS A MINISTER, AND

LATER BECAME CO-PASTOR OF

EPANESE BAPTIST CHURCH IN

ATLANTA, BESIDE HIS FATHER.

TODAY THE KINGS CARRY ON

THEIR FAMILY LEGACY AND HOPE

THE NEXT 50 YEARS WILL BE

EVEN MORE SUCCESSFUL.

* I AM NO LONGER A SLAVE

* CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE

GRAVE *

* CHRIST IS LORD

* I AM SAVED

* AND I'M FREE

Reporter: JENNIFER

WISHON, CBN NEWS.

George: A VERY

IMPORTANT DAY IN OUR

NATION'S HISTORY.

OKAY, NOW TO THE MIDDLE

EAST.

WHERE THE UNITED STATES IS

ON THE VIRGE OF POSSIBLE

MILITARY STRIKES AGAINST

SYRIA.

THE TARGETS HAVE REPORTEDLY

BEEN SELECTED, AND PENTAGON

OFFICIALS SAY THE STRIKES

WILL BE BRIEF AND LIMITED.

GARY LANE HAS MORE ON A

RUSSIA THAT IS ON EDGE.

Reporter: JITTERY

RESIDENTS OF TEL AVIV LINED

UP FOR HOURS AT THIS GAS

MASK DISTRIBUTION CENTER AS

THE COUNTRY CALLED UP

RESERVE TROOPS.

I'M AFRAID.

Reporter: A SYRIAN ARMY

OFFICER SAYS IF HIS COUNTRY

IS ATTACKED, QUOTE," ISRAEL

WILL ALSO BE SET ON FIRE."

ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER

ISSUED A WARNING OF HIS OWN

SAYING, "WE ARE NOT PART OF

THE WAR IN SYRIA, BUT IF WE

IDENTIFY ANY ATTEMPT

WHATSOEVER TO HARM US, WE'LL

RESPOND WITH GREAT FORCE."

ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE HAS

EVIDENCE OF INTERCEPTED

CONVERSATIONS REPORTEDLY

BETWEEN SYRIAN FIBERS,

TALKING ABOUT THE USE OF

CHEMICAL WEAPONS.

IT DOES SEEM THAT SOME

KIND OF SUBSTANCE WAS USED.

Reporter: IN

WASHINGTON, THE WHITE HOUSE

IS MAKING ITS CASE THAT

ASSAD WAS BEHIND THE

CHEMICAL ATTACK.

THERE IS NO DOUBT WHO IS

RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS HEINOUS

USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN

SYRIA.

THE SYRIAN REGIME.

Reporter: BUT THE

ADMINISTRATION SAYS THIS IS

NOT ABOUT REGIME CHANGE, BUT

ABOUT PUNISHING THE SYRIAN

GOVERNMENT FOR USING SUCH

WEAPONS AGAINST ITS OWN

PEOPLE.

WE CANNOT ALLOW THIS KIND

OF VIOLATION OF AN

INTERNATIONAL NORM TO GO

UNANSWERED.

Reporter: THE BIG

UNKNOWN IS WHETHER ANY U.S.

MILITARY ACTION WILL STOP

THE REGIME FROM USING THOSE

WEAPONS AGAIN, OR SIMPLY

EMBOLDEN IT.

IF BASHAR al-ASSAD

DIDN'T HESITATE TO USE

CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAINST HIS

OWN SLEEPING CIVILIANS, WHAT

IS TO STOP HIM FROM USING

THEM AGAINST SLEEPING TURKS

TURKS OR ISRAELIS.

Reporter: THE ARAB

LEAGUE AND KEY U.S. ALLIES

ARE CALLING FOR A STRONG

RESPONSE.

THE QUESTION NOW FOR US

IS: ARE WE MORE LIKELY TO

DETER THE FUTURE USE OF

CHEMICAL WEAPONS BY ACTING

OR NOT ACTING.

Reporter: U.S. MILITARY

ASSETS ARE IN THE REGION,

AWAITING THE PRESIDENT'S

ORDERS.

REPORTS INDICATE SYRIA IS

ALSO PREPARING, EVACUATING

KEY MILITARY COMMAND CENTERS

AND GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

THAT COULD BE ON A POTENTIAL

U.S. TARGET LIST.

GARY LANE, CBN NEWS.

THE ARMY PSYCHIATRIST

CONVICTED IN THE FORT HOOD

SHOOTING RAMPAGE HAS BEEN

SENTENCED TO DEATH BY A

MILITARY COURT.

THE DECISION OPENS THE DOOR

FOR MAJOR NIDAL HASAN TO

BECOME THE FIRST AMERICAN

SOLDIER EXECUTED IN MORE

THAN HALF A CENTURY AND FOR

THE MARTYRDOME MANY SAY

HASAN WAS SEEKING IN THE

SHOOTING.

13 PEOPLE DIED, AND MORE

THAN 30 OTHERS WERE WOUNDED

IN THE ATTACK.

THE PRESIDENT MUST GIVE

FINAL AUTHORIZATION BEFORE

ANY SERVICE MEMBER IS

EXECUTED.

George: THE DEFENSE

DEPARTMENT HAS CLASSIFIED

CATHOLICS, EVANGELICALS,

JEWS, AND MORMONS AS

RELIGIOUS EXTREMISTS IN

MILITARY TRAINING AERIALS.

MORE THAN 1500 PAGES OF

DOCUMENTS WERE JUST RELEASED

TO THE CHAPLAIN ALLIANCE FOR

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY UNDER THE

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.

THE DOCUMENTS ALSO SHOW THE

MILITARY CONSIDERED THE

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW

CENTER'S HATE GROUP LIST AS

A RELIABLE SOURCE.

AND FOR MORE ON THIS, WE

TURN NOW TO RON CRUZ, THE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE

CHAPLAIN ALLIANCE FOR

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.

RON, HELP ME UNDERSTAND

THIS.

HOW DOES THE MILITARY COME

UP WITH THE IDEA THAT

CATHOLICS, EVANGELICALS, AND

MORMONS ARE RELIGIOUS

EXTREMISTS?

IT'S AN EXCELLENT

QUESTION, GEORGE.

GOOD TO BE WITH YOU.

IT APPEARS THERE WAS AN

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY OFFICER

WHO PRESENTED A BRIEFING TO

SOLDIERS AT A RESERVE UNIT

IN PENNSYLVANIA.

AND SHE CREATED MATERIALS,

INCLUDING A SLIDE, THAT HAD

A LIST OF EXTREMIST GROUPS.

AND THE NUMBER ONE EXTREMIST

GROUP ON THAT LIST WAS

EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS.

DOWN THAT LIST WERE ROMAN

CATHOLICS, CONSERVATIVE

ORTHODOX JEWS, MORMONS.

THESE WERE LISTED ABOVE

al-QAEDA, MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD, AND IT WAS VERY

DISTURBING TO ONE YOUNG

SOLDIER, WHO WAS IN THE

GROUP THAT RECEIVED THIS

TRAINING.

HE COMPLAINED ABOUT IT.

HE OBTAINED A COPY OF THAT

TRAINING SLIDE, SENT IT TO

ME, AND THEN THROUGH A

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

REQUEST, WE ASKED WHAT IS

THE BACKGROUND?

HOW DID THIS SLIDE GET

PRODUCED?

AND WHAT WE DISCOVERED IN

LOOKING THROUGH THESE

DOCUMENTS, THEY SAID THIS

TRAINING OFFICER RECEIVED

HER INSTRUCTIONS THROUGH THE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE,

DEFENSE TRAINING AGENCY FOR

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY OFFICERS,

WHERE THEY ENCOURAGE EQUAL

OPPORTUNITY OFFICERS TO USE

THE SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW

CENTER AS A RELIABLE SOURCE

FOR COMING UP WITH WHO ARE

EXTREMISTS IN AMERICA.

George: AND TO THAT

POINT, SIR, DO YOU FIND IT

ALARMING THAT THEY WOULD

RELY ON THE SOUTHERN POVERTY

LIST OF HATE CRIMES AS THE

SOURCE?

AS THE PRIMARY FOUNDATIONAL

SOURCE TO THESE TRAINING

MATERIALS?

ABSOLUTELY.

THE SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW

CENTER HAS THIS LIST, AND

THEY HAVE MATERIALS ON THEIR

WEBSITE.

THEY HAVE FILMS ABOUT

EXTREMISM, WHICH, BY THE

WAY, THIS TRAINING OFFICER

USED ONE OF THE FILMS FROM

THE SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW

CENTER ON THE RECOMMENDATION

FROM THE DEFENSE

DEPARTMENT'S TRAINING AGENCY

FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

OFFICERS.

BUT WE MUST REMEMBER THAT

THERE WAS A YOUNG MAN WHO

TOOK A LIST FROM THE

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER,

A HATE GROUP LIST, THAT THEY

IDENTIFIED AS HATE GROUPS.

AND THAT YOUNG MAN TOOK THAT

LIST, WHICH HAD THE FAMILY

RESEARCH COUNCIL ON THAT

LIST, AND HE WALKED INTO THE

FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL WITH

A WEAPON TO TRY TO KILL AS

MANY AS HE COULD WITH CHICK

FILET SANDWICHES, AND HE

WANTED TO CRAM THEM DOWN

THEIR FACE, AND HE WAS

STOPPED HEROICLY BY THE

GUARD.

SO SOUTHERN POVERTY RESEARCH

CENTER WHO HAS A LIST OF

EXTREMIST USED BY THE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE -- WE

FIND THAT ALARMING, AND

AMERICA SHOULD BE CONCERNED

ABOUT THAT.

George: THANK YOU SO

MUCH FOR YOUR INSIGHTS ON

THAT.

I'M SURE GEORGE WASHINGTON

AND THOMAS JEFFERSON WILL

NOT BE VERY HAPPY ABOUT

THIS.

SHEIK STHANK YOU SO MUCH

FOR YOUR INSIGHTS.

COMING UP, HOW ONE GOSPEL

SINGER IS SPREADING A

MESSAGE OF LOVE AFTER BEING

UNINVITED TO A MARCH ON

WASHINGTON EVENT.

George: CELEBRATIONS

HONORING THE MARCH IN

WASHINGTON HAVE BEEN TAKING

PLACE THIS WEEK ALL OVER THE

NATION'S CAPITAL.

BUT ONE GOSPEL SINGER WAS

REMOVED FROM AN EVENT LINEUP

BY THE WASHINGTON, D.C.

MAYOR.

DONNIE MCCLURKIN WAS

UNINVITED BECAUSE OF HIS

TESTIMONY.

BUT AS EPHRAIM GRAHAM

REPORTS, THAT DIDN'T STOP

HIM FROM LEADING A DIFFERENT

KIND OF CELEBRATION IN NEW

YORK.

*

Reporter: THOUSANDS

ANSWERED DONNIE MCCLURKIN'S

ANNUAL CALL TO NEW YORK

CITY.

IT IS THE 10th YEAR FOR

THE WORSHIP EXPERIENCE,

DESIGNED TO UNITE PEOPLE OF

ALL DENOMINATIONS.

JEWS MADE THE STATEMENT,

THEY SAID, "A HOUSE THAT IS

DIVIDED AGAINST ITS OWN

SELF, WON'T BE ABLE TO

STAND."

WE'VE LOST THE POWER AND THE

FEEL.

WE DON'T FELLOWSHIP.

IT IS QUITE OFTEN THAT YOU

FIND THE PASTORS REALLY

DON'T FELLOWSHIP UNLESS

THEY'RE TRYING TO DO

SOMETHING POLITICAL.

Reporter: THIS YEAR'S

CONFERENCE COMES ON THE

HEELS OF SOME UNEXPECTED

POLITICAL CONTROVERSY FOR

THE NEW YORK PASTOR.

JUST WEEKS AGO THE

WASHINGTON, D.C. MAYOR'S

OFFICE WITHDREW ITS

INVITATION FOR THE GOSPEL

ARTIST TO PERFORM AT A

CONCERT HONORING THE 50th

ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARTIN

LUTHER KING, JR. "I HAVE A

DREAM" SPEECH.

I WAS VERY GOT AND

PERSONAL FRIENDS WITH

CORETTA SCOTT KING FOR

YEARS.

Reporter: STILL, THE

MAYOR'S OFFICE WITHDREW ITS

INVITATION BECAUSE OF

PROTEST FROM THE MEMBERS OF

THE GAY COMMUNITY.

BECAUSE OF HIS TESTIMONY OF

BEING DELIVERED FROM

HOMOSEXUALITY.

HIS ANSWER TO THE PROTEST:

LOVE.

I DON'T SPEAK EVIL ABOUT

THE SIN.

I SPEAK THE TRUTH, THAT SIN

IS NOT OF GOD, AND IT IS NOT

RIGHT.

AND GOD DIDN'T CALL US TO

SIN.

BUT AS FAR AS THE PEOPLE, NO

MATTER WHO YOU ARE, NO

MATTER WHO YOU LOVE, I'M NOT

GOING TO BASH YOU.

I'M GOING TO LOVE ON YOU,

AND I'M GOING TO CONTINUE TO

SHOW YOU THE LOVE, EVEN IF

YOU NEVER CHANGE.

BECAUSE LOVE IS NOT LOVE IF

IT IS CONDITIONAL.

Reporter: HE EVEN HAD A

CHANCE TO DEMONSTRATE THAT

LOVE.

IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL OF THE

D.C. UPROAR, A GAY MAN

APPROACHED HIM FOR PRAYER AT

A NEW YORK HOTEL.

YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT I

THINK ABOUT THIS AT ALL.

YOU KNOW WHAT I THINK,

JAMES, I THINK GOD IS IN

LOVE WITH JAMES.

AND I THINK GOD LOVES JAMES,

AND I THINK I LOVE JAMES,

TOO.

AND HE JUST CRIED IN MY

ARMS.

AND I PRAYED AGAIN, AND LET

HIM GO.

I WENT UPSTAIRS IN MY ROOM

AND I SAID, GOD, YOU ARE

SO...

Reporter: AND THIS

WEEKEND, THE PASTOR SHARED

THAT SAME MESSAGE OF GOD'S

LOVE TO THOUSANDS.

TO CALL IT MINISTRY IS SO

STRONG AND IT IS SUCH AN

HONOR.

I DON'T WANT TO COMMERCIAL

LIE COMMERCIALIZE IT.

I DON'T WANT IT TO BE

SOMETHING THAT IS SLICKED

DOWN AND MADE PALATABLE TO

THE PEOPLE.

I WANT IT TO BE IN ITS RAW

ESSENCE AND RAW FORM.

I WANT TO REACH THE MASSES

WITH THE LOVE OF JESUS

CHRIST, PURE AND RAW.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

AT LEAST 7,000 PEOPLE

ATTENDED THE NEW YORK CALL.

AND THE PASTOR HAS SEEN

SIGNIFICANT REPORT ON SOCIAL

MEDIA FOLLOWING THE UPROAR

IN D.C.

George: UP NEXT, WUN

AMERICAN ISLAMIC GROUP

LINKED TO THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD IS THRIVING HERE

IN THE U.S.

George: AN EGYPTIAN

CHRISTIAN LEADER IS CALLING

ON PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS

ADMINISTRATION FOR NOT

SPEAKING OUT AGAINST ATTACKS

ON CHURCHES.

FOLLOWING THE CHURCH

BURNINGS, THE CHIEF

SPOKESMAN FOR THE CATHOLIC

CHURCH IN EGYPT, FATHER

GARISH, CRITICIZES THE

PRESIDENT FOR NOT CONDEMNING

THE WORST VIOLENCE AGAINST

THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN

NEARLY 700 YEARS.

WHILE IT LOOKS LIKE THE

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD IS ON THE

ROPES IN EGYPT, WELL HERE AT

HOME, ONE AMERICAN ISLAMIC

GROUP LINKED TO THE

BROTHERHOOD CONTINUES TO

THRIVE.

IT IS CALLED THE ISLAMIC

SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA.

THEY'RE HOLDING THEIR 50th

ANNUAL CONFERENCE NEXT

WEEKEND IN WASHINGTON.

AS ERICK STAKELBECK REPORTS,

THEY EVEN HAVE AN EAR IN THE

WHITE HOUSE.

Reporter: BEFORE

PRESIDENT OBAMA DEPARTED FOR

ISRAEL EARLIER THIS YEAR, HE

TOOK TIME TO CONSULT WITH

MOHAMMED MOJID.

MOJID HAS REPORTEDLY BECOME

A TRUSTED ADMINISTRATION

ADVISOR, ON ISSUES RAISING

FROM IMMIGRATION TO

COUNTER-TERRORISM POLICY.

WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS HAVE

PRAISED HIS ORGANIZATION,

THE ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF NORTH

AMERICA, OR ISLA, A ISNA,

AS A PERIL OF THE AMERICAN

COMMUNITY.

WE ALSO KNOW FROM THE

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD'S OWN

DOCUMENTS, WHERE THEY STATED

EXPLICITLY IN ONE OF THEIR

1991 SECRET MOM MOWS.

1991 MEMOS.

Reporter: HE TOLD CBN

NEWS THAT INTERNAL MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD DOCUMENTS

CAPTURED BY THE F.B.I. NAMED

ISNA SAYS ONE OF 29 AMERICAN

MUSLIM ORGANIZATIONS WITH

TIES TO THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD.

THE BROTHERHOOD GAVE BIRTH

TO BOTH al-QAEDA AND

HAMAS.

IT IS ALSO EASY TO TELL

WHAT THE BROTHERHOOD'S

AGENDA IS BECAUSE THEY'VE

TOLD US IN THEIR OWN

DOCUMENTS.

THEY SAID THEY'RE WORKING

AMERICA AS A KIND OF GRAND

JIHAD, AND DESTROYING THE

WESTERN CIVILIZATION FROM

WITHIN.

AND THEY WANT TO DO IT NOT

JUST AT THE HANDS OF THE

BELIEVERS, THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD SUPPORTERS, BUT

AT THE HANDS OF THE

UNSUPPORTERS.

Reporter: ISNA BEGAN IN

1992, A FOUNDING MEMBER WAS

CONVICTED IN A U.S. FEDERAL

COURT OF CONSPIRING TO

SUPPORT THE TERROR GROUP

PALESTINIAN ISLAM JIHAD.

A MAN WHO WORKED CLOSELY

WITH THEM IS SERVING A

FEDERAL PRISON SENTENCE FOR

FUNDING AL-QAEDA.

ISNA HAS EXPANDED TO THE

POWER CORRIDORS OF

WASHINGTON, D.C.

THE REMARKABLE THING IS

MANY OF THESE FOUNDERS, WHO

HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN

TERRORISM CASES, AND NAMED

AS CO-CONSPIRATORS IN

TERRORISM CASES ARE NOW

CONSULTING WITH THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION.

Reporter: INVESTIGATIVE

JOURNALIST PATRICK POOLE

SAYS ISNA'S FOUNDERS WERE

EVEN GIVEN A TOUR OF THE

WHITE HOUSE IN 2013.

IT WAS CLOSED OFF TO THE

AMERICAN PUBLIC, AND THEY

WERE MEETING WITH SENIOR

WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS,

INCLUDING THE HEAD OF THE

OFFICE OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT,

WHO SAID ISNA WAS THE

PRIMARY ISLAMIC GROUP, AND

THAT THE WHITE HOUSE DOES

THEIR MUSLIM OUTREACH

THROUGH.

Reporter: IT WASN'T

LONG AGO THAT THE U.S.

GOVERNMENT HAD A FAR LESS

POSITIVE VIEW OF ISNA.

IN 2007, FEDERAL PROSECUTORS

NAMED THEM IN THE LARGEST

TERRORISM FINANCING TRIAL IN

THE AMERICAN HISTORY.

THE FOCUS OF THAT TRIAL WAS

AN ORGANIZATION CALLED "THE

HOLY LAND FOUNDATION."

IT'S LEADERS WERE CONVICTED

OF FUNDING THE TERROR GROUP,

HAMAS.

THE HOLY LAND FOUNDATION

WAS SPAWNED OFF OF ISNA, AND

HERE WE HAVE THE UNITED

STATES GOVERNMENT GOING INTO

FEDERAL COURT SAYING THESE

ARE BAD GUYS, THEY'RE A

FRONT FOR THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD, AND AS SOON AS

THEY LEAVE FEDERAL COURT,

THESE ARE OUR OUTREACH

PARTNERS.

Reporter: ISNA

PRESIDENT MOHAMMED MAJID IS

A MEMBER OF A HOMELAND

SECURITY WORKING GROUP

ON, QUOTE,"VIOLENT

EXTREMISM."

AND THEY PARTICIPATED IN A

2012 REVIEW OF F.B.I.

COUNTER-TERRORISM TRAINING

DOCUMENTS.

POOLE SAYS THE FOX IS

GUARDING THE HEN HOUSE.

WE SEE A REPEATED PATTERN

FROM F.B.I. REPORTS, FROM

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE,

EVIDENCE IN THESE TERRORISM

TRIALS, THAT GROUPS LIKE

ISNA AND THEIR MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD FRONTS ARE HERE

TO ISLAMOSIZE AMERICA.

Reporter: AS FOR THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, ITS

RELATIONSHIP WITH ISNA

CONTINUES.

EARLIER THIS MONTH, ISNA

OFFICIALS MET WITH SECRETARY

OF STATE JOHN KERRY TO

DISCUSS THE LATEST ATTEMPT

AT PEACE TALKS BETWEEN

ISRAEL AND THE

PALESTINIANS.

THE WHITE HOUSE IS NOT

EMBARRASSED ABOUT THIS

RELATIONSHIP.

THEY PUBLICLY BRAG ABOUT

IT'S RELATIONSHIP, AND THE

FACT THAT THEY'RE GOING TO

CONTINUE IT.

Reporter: AND IT IS NOT

JUST THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE

ISNA IS MAKING IN-ROADS.

THE GROUP'S INTERFAITH

OFFICE MEETS WITH CHRISTIAN

AND JEWISH GROUPS AROUND THE

COUNTRY.

AND THE LEADER EVEN SPOKE AT

THE NATIONAL PRAYER

BREAKFAST EARLIER THIS

YEAR.

ERICK STAKELBECK, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

UP NEXT, MEET THE TINY

NEW RESIDENTS TAKING OVER A

KANSAS PARK.

JOGGERS CAN SOMETIMES

FACE A LOT OF OBSTACLES

WHILE OUT ON THE TRAIL.

George: IN ONE KANSAS

TOWN, RUNNERS HAVE TO MAKE

SURE TO WATCH OUT FOR THE

NEWEST MINIATURE RESIDENTS

OF OVERLAND PARK.

TINY GNOME HOMES ARE

APPEARING IN AN AREA KNOWN

AS FIREFLY FOREST.

SOME ARE EVEN FULLY

FURNISHED.

EVEN THOUGH THE HOMES ARE

SMALL, THEY'RE BRINGING BIG

SMILES TO THE LOCALS.

LIKE ROMEO & JULIET,

THEY'VE GOT THE NICE LITTLE

HATS.

I THINK IT IS SOMEONE WHO

LIVES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

WHO IS PRETTY CRAFTY, AND

WANTING TO SPREAD A LITTLE

MYSTERIOUS CHEER TO

EVERYBODY.

BYE-BYE, WHEREVER YOU

ARE.

George: AND ALTHOUGH IT

IS A MYSTERY HAS TO WHERE

THE GNOMES CAME FROM, FOLKS

IN THE AREA SAY THEY'RE GLAD

FIREFLY FOREST IS IN THEIR

NEIGHBORHOOD.

IT IS LIKE A LITTLE

ENCHANTED FOREST.

I DON'T THINK THE JOGGERS

WILL GET A GOOD RUN BECAUSE

THEY'LL WANT TO STOP AND

LOOK.

THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE HAVE

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