In April 2000 [nine months after the Albanians got what they wanted], London’s Sunday Telegraph reported that the KLA’s “divinely inspired” struggle against the Serbs was being extended through “fundraising events…being held by mosques and internet groups” in Britain, subsidized partially by a wave of prescription fraud among poor British Muslims exploiting the National Health Service. Britain’s socialized health care allowed them to obtain expensive drugs for next to nothing, and then sell them “on the black market to raise funds for Jihad struggles including the one in kosovo.” Further, according to the newspaper, “many of the drugs are shipped direct to frontline units.”
Ah, but that wasn’t a problem for the Brits, as they weren’t the ones who were being targeted. Deliso describes the “British-born Muslims of Middle Eastern and South Asian background whose interest in the Kosovo jihad was at best tolerated and at worst possibly manipulated by British intelligence…As long as they did not attack within Britain, known radicals were allowed to carry out recruitment and funding activities for jihads everywhere from Kashmir to Kosovo…The result of this spirit of ‘tolerance’…was seen on July 7, when homegrown but foreign-trained Islamic radicals, some veterans of Kosovo, carried out multiple bombings on the London Underground.”
And, of course, we saw it again with the Doctors’ Plot over the summer.
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