January 18, 2013
Sandcrawler PSA: They Really Do Hate US
Robert Fowler was kidnapped by Mokhtar Belmokhtar's not-so-merry band of terrorists in 2008 and published a book about the experience, "A Season In Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda." From the excerpts I've read, the title accurately sums up Fowler's experience. Belmokhtar's group is, of course, responsible for the recent assault on a natural gas field in eastern Algeria and the subsequent hostage crisis.Get it? It's not our foreign policy, it's not our freedoms, liberal, conservative -- they don't care. Its ALL OF US.
Fowler, a Canadian diplomat who was serving the United Nations when he was kidnapped, has had some interesting things to say about Belmokhtar and his henchmen.I was afraid for my life all the time," recalled Fowler, "when I woke up in the morning and when I went to sleep at night." ...
Fowler also said Belmokhtar's band was made up of "experienced desert fighters" who hate the West. "I can't tell you the extent to which they hate us," he said. "They believe we are evil incarnate.
Death to America!