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Westgate: Israel Shopping with the Enemy in Nairobi?

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Maidhc Ó Cathail
The Passionate Attachment
October 1, 2013

Does anyone else find it suspicious that al-Shabab was able to hire a shop in an Israeli-owned Kenyan shopping mall in order to stockpile weapons and ammunition for an attack that is likely to deepen Israel’s already intimate ties with the country known as its “forward base in Africa“?

Maidhc Ó Cathail is an investigative journalist and Middle East analyst. He is also the creator and editor of The Passionate Attachment blog, which focuses primarily on the U.S.-Israeli relationship. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter @O_Cathail.


Written by Maidhc Ó Cathail

September 30, 2013 at 5:44 pm

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  1. Good point, one should assume this act as a final warning to the POTUS to step back from what he is doing in regard Iran and the Israeli-Palestine issue. This all happened before exactly fifty years ago, and we all know what happened…


    September 30, 2013 at 8:51 pm

  2. It may be more than a coincidence that this attack happened in the country most associated with Obama. If, like Kennedy, he is seen as an “existential threat” then history may indeed repeat itself. As Andrew Adler, the owner of the Atlanta Jewish Times, wrote early last year:

    Order a hit on a president in order to preserve Israel’s existence. Think about it. If I have thought of this Tom Clancy-type scenario, don’t you think that this almost unfathomable idea has been discussed in Israel’s most inner circles?

    Maidhc Ó Cathail

    October 1, 2013 at 1:17 am

  3. Truly astonishing, the evil of the criminal Tel Aviv regime knows no bounds. It’s long past due for civilized humanity to call out the Zionist entity for what it is, the world’s foremost terrorist state. Maidhc, you are absolutely correct about this being a message to America, the timing with the diplomatic resolution of Syrian chemical weapons and the beginning of U.S.-Iran rapprochement is far too convenient to be mere coincidence. What the Netanyahu and the Mossad are basically saying to Obama is if you don’t follow our orders the Mall of America is next on our hit list.


    October 1, 2013 at 12:46 pm

  4. […] contrary. However, one could certainly imagine a more candid Israeli politician admitting after the murky attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, “If there were not an al-Shabab, we’d have to […]

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