"I do consider the United States an Islamic country with an Islamically compliant constitution," Mohammed Elibiary
wrote on his
The tweet raised eyebrows thanks to Elibiary's senior role on the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council
, where he
helps craft America's counterterrorism policies.
It's a position one analyst says Elibiary
is not fit to hold.
Mauro, who has interviewed Elibiary
at length, says the senior Homeland Security adviser staunchly supports the radical Muslim Brotherhood.
has praised Muslim Brotherhood icon and al Qaeda favorite Sayyid Qutb and spoke at a 2004 event honoring Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini.
In addition, CBN News
reported in 2011 that Elibiary
stood accused of leaking sensitive government documents to the media.
"Are you saying before this Congress right now that it is a lie that Mohammed Elibiary
downloaded material from a classified website using the secret security clearance that you gave him?
It is still unclear whether any formal investigation of Elibiary
actually took place at DHS
What is clear is Elibiary's
recent promotion at the agency.
declined CBN News's request for an interview and the Department of Homeland Security did not respond to our request for comment.
More Brotherhood Ties
Elibiary is not the only Obama administration adviser who's been tied to the Muslim Brotherhood.