NYPD detectives go undercover to penetrate Jihadi ring… in NYC
A young undercover city detective spent four years in the shadowy world of terrorist wanna-bes – taking part in jihadist discussions and training in parks in the dead of night – to get a handle on the homegrown threat.
At great personal risk, he participated in everything from prayers at a mosque to martial arts training under cover of darkness to watching jihadist videos, with many of the activities laced with talk of killing, according to a source familiar with the undercover’s investigations.
His experiences paint a vivid portrait of the potential for local terror. While the picture is in no way indicative of the city’s Muslim population as a whole, it provides insight into its most radical element.
This proves once again the peace inspired on believers by some mosques…