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  • Scribecast: Meet the Montana Mother Who Hunted Terrorists After 9/11

    Shannen Rossmiller doesn’t look like your typical Islamic terrorist. But somehow the blonde mother of three from Montana figured out a way to fit in, posing a terrorist in jihadist chat rooms to help law enforcement hunt enemies of America.

    Ten years after 9/11 inspired her to study Islamic culture and teach herself Arabic, Rossmiller is telling the amazing story of her foray into cyber-counterintelligence. Her work paved the way for the FBI and other law-enforcement agencies to find terrorists and disrupt their plots.

    Rossmiller spoke at Heritage this week about her new book, “The Unexpected Patriot: How an Ordinary American Mother Is Bringing Terrorists to Justice.” She also sat down with us.

    Listen to our interview with Shannen Rossmiller on Scribecast

    Rossmiller kept her work secret from even her husband. It was only after the high-profile case of Ryan G. Anderson made national headlines when her neighbors discovered her work. Anderson was a National Guardsman and Muslim convert who was arrested in 2004 and later found guilty for attempting to engage in espionage for al-Qaeda.

    The podcast runs about six minutes. It was produced by Hannah Sternberg. Listen to previous interviews on Scribecast or subscribe to future episodes.

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    10 Responses to Scribecast: Meet the Montana Mother Who Hunted Terrorists After 9/11

    1. Scifrog says:

      What a patriot! What shame she has be "outed" though. I hope she gets round the clock protection since she's now an obvious target for the remaining jihadist out there.

    2. Joemont says:

      Good For Her!!!!!

    3. Buck says:

      Shannen Rossmiller is one fantastic lady . Go Girl ! And Thank You !

    4. Bruce says:

      Interesting how that woman did that. But, seeing how the government of the U.S. is very lax in dealing with Islamic movements in the U.S, ,i.e. implementing Sharia law in Dearborn Mich .and cutting all prayer in the White House [except of course by Imams] shows you how it is creeping over the land. Sad that most don';t see it .God help us to wake up before it's too late.

    5. Very inspiring that anyone who cares, who decides to get involved, can make a difference. Thanks for keeping us safe Shannen!

    6. JamesDrouin says:

      There are no words sufficient to thank Mrs. Rossmiller for her actions.

      And there are no words sufficient to condemn the CIA, FBI, and every other alphabet soup federal agency for their incompetence.

      Mrs. Ordinary American, with extremely limited financial resources can do what the Feds with HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS in financing cannot???

      There are simply no words sufficient to describe that scope and scale of incompetence.

    7. Jim Johnson says:

      Leave it to a freedom loving Montanan – Thank you Mrs. Rossmiller!

      Should we be surprised the government can't get the job done and just messes it up? Not really…that's just how they are.

      A fellow Montanan

    8. Bobbie says:

      lost for words when it comes to meeting true American patriots and learning of their missions that exemplify the love of America. God Bless you and your husband who must be a very loving, understanding man!

    9. Jerry Miller says:

      A true Patriot! Thank you and God Bless!! We can all do something to keep our Country safe. First of all become familiar with the issues and write articles to the local paper expressing your conservative views. Call your Congressman and let them know how you feel on issues that are important to you and the survival of our Country.

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