Thursday, May 25, 2017

Potheads.

Surely, it is no coincidence that time and time again, in the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks, as we le
Is marijuana a factor in jihadi murders?
arn more about the perpetrators and try to understand their motivation, we discover that cannabis was a part of their daily lives. Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John - the man who murdered hostages James Foley, Alan Henning and David Haines, among others - was reportedly a heavy cannabis smoker. Richard Reid, the shoe bomber who tried to blow up a plane flying from Paris to Miami in 2001, smoked cannabis as a youngster, as did the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby, Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale. Tunis beach killer Seifeddine Rezgui; the Belgian train terrorist Ayoub El-Khazzani; the Leytonstone knife attacker Muhaydin Mire; Khalid Masood, who carried out the Westminster attack in March; ringleader of the 7/7 London bombings, Mohammad Sidique Khan . . . I could go on. (Pictured from top left to right: Mohammed Emwazi, Mohammad Daleel, Mohamed Lahouaiej, Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo. Pictured bottom left from right: Omar Mateen, Ayoub El-Khazzani, Said Kouachi, Seifeddine Rezgui and Tashfeen Malik)