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Thread Twenty-four here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1331735/posts
Skip to comments.Threat Matrix: Daily Terror Threat - Thread Twenty-Three
Posted on 12/23/2004 10:30:10 PM PST by nwctwx
Ping to 23!
Thanks again for the awesome list MamaDearest.
nice! I like the new add-ons!
Thanks, and thanks to the TM'ers who are helping to consolidate our long effort.
Ping to TM #23!
Ping to TM #23!
Fabulous job, as always, Ian!
Thanks liberallyconservative. :)
I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and many happy times in the coming days with family and friends!
Great job, I love the map!
merry Christmas and Happy New to ALL:)
~sigh~ Here we go again......Let the games begin!
You're certainly welcome and THANK YOU nwctwx for bringing us to Thread 23 and doing such a great job with all of the links and Google keywords. Impressive work you've done for us!
CONGRATS TO ALL FOR YET ANOTHER SECTION AND THE BEST OG GOD'S SAFETY, PROVISION, PROTECTION, JOY, PEACE, COMFORT, FOOD, INTIMACY WITH LOVED ONES AND GOD TO ONE AND ALL ON THE TM THREAD.
What's the status on the vulnerability on the 27th?
Any substance to it or the usual rumor level stuff?
Southeast Asia is going to be the hotspot for terrorism in the coming year. Pakistan is putting effective pressure on groups and forcing them out. The Philippines is doing the same albeit not with quite as much success.
Bangladesh is finding themselves being over run by Al Qaeda. While Thailand is also dealing with a growing Islamic menace. Now is the time to be offering help to these countries before the bastards have a chance to get settled in.
Just got back from the airport, glad I'm home.
Great job nw!
"Thai teachers walk off the job"
Thursday, December 23, 2004 Posted: 0600 GMT (1400 HKT)
ARTICLE SNIPPET: "BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thousands of teachers in Thailand have walked off their jobs to protest a lack of security in the country's south."
December 23, 2004
Khomeini and Sistani fans write in to Jihad Watch
Recent posts about Khomeini and Sistani seem to have aroused the ire of the tiny minority of extremists, who have written in (from the United States) with their usual moderation and tolerance:
HYPOCRITE! YOU MAKE A FUSS BECAUSE MUSLIMS REMEMBER KHOMEINI YET YOU DONT CRITISIZE SOUTHERN WHITE NEO-CONFEDERATES WHO COMMEMORATE THE TRAITOR ROBERT E LEE! SHAME ON YOU!
Yeah, the world faces a serious neo-Confederate threat these days. Shame on me.
Listen you filthy swine! Christian Priests rape and abuse young boys because the Christian religious texts tell them too!
America would not DARE antagonise Grand Ayatollah Sistani. If the election is fixed by America and the American puppets win the election ALL HELL WILL BREAK LOSE! And you know what will happen to Israel in the ensuing chaos! So watch your tongue when referring to Grand Ayatollah Sistani. And YES KAFFIR LIKE YOURSELF ARE UNCLEAN. YOU FILTYHY FORNICATING, ADULTEROUS, HOMOSEXUAL, CHILD MOLESTING, RAPING, MURERDING PIG EATING, ALCHOHOL DRINKING, DRUG USING, BLASHPEMING, PAGAN (CHRISTIANS WORRHIP 3 GODS THE FATHER THE SON AND THE HOLE SPIRIT), HERETICAL, BEASTIAL, DONT EVEN WASH YOUR GENITALS AND BACKSIDE AFTER YOU P**S AND S**T, KAFFIR!
I added in the asterisks. Meanwhile, I'd like to see this writer come up with those "Christian religious texts" mandating the rape of young boys. I won't be holding my breath.
Posted at December 23, 2004 09:00 AM
Christmas blessings to you nw.
UPDATE (A few more details)
"Airport Screeners Find Blade in Man's Shoe"
Updated: Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004 - 9:27 AM
ARTICLE SNIPPET: "HONOLULU (AP) - A 33-year-old Virginia man was in federal custody after airport screeners found a box-cutter blade glued into the sole of his shoe."
TUCSON CITIZEN - BORDER NEWS:
Thursday, December 23, 2004
"3 Mexican cops held in wounding of Yuma brothers"
The Associated Press
ARTICLE SNIPPET: "MEXICO CITY - Three city police officers were arrested on suspicion of shooting two Arizona tourists during a robbery attempt, federal police said yesterday
The attack occurred in a city whose police chief was recently fired after being videotaped in the company of a suspected drug gang figure. The photographer who shot the tape was later killed."
"Gunmen Attack Bus in Honduras, Killing 23"
Thursday, December 23, 2004
ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Police arrested a suspect who's believed to be a member of the violent Mara Salvatrucha (search) gang and confiscated a pistol and several automatic weapons, the police official said.
The Mara Salvatrucha gang and another, Mara 18, claim to have more than 100,000 members in Honduras. The gangs are known for extorting "protection" money from residents as well as committing robberies, homicides and other crimes."
Intelligence sources say motivation high
for holiday attacks through mid-January"
Posted: December 13, 2004
"RCMP seizes counterfeit U.S. bills"
"Millions in fake silver certificates also nabbed"
December 23, 2004
ST-JEROME, Que. (CP) -
"The men were released on a promise to appear in court in this community north of Montreal on March 22."
Something is up. What or where I haven't a clue. But there is noise. I know this is like saying there will be an earthquake somewhere in the world.
Each new thread just gets better and better! Thanks so much, Ian.
ON THE NET...
"Analysts: Bin Laden seeks transformation"
Boston Globe ^ | 12/24/04 | Salah Nasrawi, AP
Posted on 12/24/2004 2:03:05 AM PST by kattracks
THE CHRISTMAS LINKS PAGE
Merry Christmas to my TM "family". May you all be blessed with health, peace and the fellowship of loved ones during this holiday season.
I feel tweaked up on my sensors.
What do you base your impressions on?
And if 10 is attack is certain within 24 hours--how would you rate your sensing?
... and a MERRY CHRISTMAS (yes, I'm saying MERRY CHRISTMAS, not the politically correct HAPPY HOLIDAYS) to all!
I know that this was put on TM yesterday, but WND has the full story now:
Al-Qaida prepares for major attack over Christmas: has scouted civilian targets in Europe
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Al-Qaida prepares for major attack over Christmas
Intelligence sources say terror group has scouted civilian targets in Europe
Posted: December 24, 2004
1:00 a.m. Eastern
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Several agencies have intercepted electronic communications pointing to al-Qaida's plans to launch a major attack over the next two weeks, Western intelligence sources said, according to Geostrategy-Direct, the global intelligence news service.
The sources said al-Qaida was planning to use Islamic subcontractors to carry out major attacks against civilian targets in Europe.
Al-Qaida has been gathering assets in several European Union countries and Russia over the past two months, the sources said. At this point the intelligence agencies have determined that al-Qaida has been scouting potential targets and has already called supporters to initiate strikes.
Some targets in Western Europe include NATO headquarters in Brussels, a railroad hub packed with holiday travelers and Istanbul, Turkey. The sources said al-Qaida cells in Europe are flushed with operatives that fought the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq.
Other leading al-Qaida targets include Moscow or St. Petersburg. Federal Security Service Director Nikolai Patrushev said Russia's domestic intelligence agency has received reports of a planned major terrorist attack in St. Petersburg.
Patrushev said unidentified people were seen taking video footage of children's hospitals and clinics. He said terrorists would be most likely to strike around the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
European countries have been working overtime to uncover al-Qaida network cells. Patrushev reported that an al-Qaida cell was discovered in the North Caucasus and a senior operative was being interrogated.
"Some targets in Western Europe include NATO headquarters in Brussels, a railroad hub packed with holiday travelers and Istanbul, Turkey. The sources said al-Qaida cells in Europe are flushed with operatives that fought the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq."
"Other leading al-Qaida targets include Moscow or St. Petersburg. Federal Security Service Director Nikolai Patrushev said Russia's domestic intelligence agency has received reports of a planned major terrorist attack in St. Petersburg."
"Patrushev said unidentified people were seen taking video footage of children's hospitals and clinics. He said terrorists would be most likely to strike around the Christmas and New Year's holidays. "
Thanks for the ping! Looking good!
Merry Christmas to all!
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!
Thanks, Ian, so much for all your hard work to keep us going.
Christmas blessings to you and all TM'ers.
Wooho Thread 23. Lets Roll
IMHO, considering the GG source, normal rumor level stuff.
Just thinking about you all, love and miss you guys. Have a nice holiday.
Thanks nwctwx! Excellent.
The thread looks awesome. I love the new Statue of Liberty graphic -- thanks for the new thread. I can't believe we're on #23.
Ex-Soldier will be offline until approximately the 28th. He'll be out of contact until then. Praying he has a safe trip and we don't have to use the contact list to reach him before he returns!
Also hoping everyone in the various "snow zones" stays warm and safe!