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USS Cole Bomber Escapes Jail
Fox News Alert | 2/5/2005

Posted on 02/05/2006 6:23:55 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001

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1 posted on 02/05/2006 6:23:55 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Surprise!


2 posted on 02/05/2006 6:24:33 AM PST by hershey
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To: hershey

Oh great, anyone want to bet on an "inside job"


3 posted on 02/05/2006 6:25:07 AM PST by xcamel (Exposing clandestine operations is treason. 13 knots make a noose.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

How could that happen?


4 posted on 02/05/2006 6:25:12 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people believe in Intelligent Design (God))
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

you meant escaped", right?


5 posted on 02/05/2006 6:25:17 AM PST by mcg2000 (New Orleans: The city that declared Jihad against The Red Cross.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

He "escaped" with 13 others involved with the USS Cole bombing..


6 posted on 02/05/2006 6:26:27 AM PST by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: mcg2000

Yea, in a hurry to post it - waited for someone else to post, didn't see anything so I did a quick one to avoid multiple posts.


7 posted on 02/05/2006 6:27:51 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Soon to resurface at a US/Mexico border near you!


8 posted on 02/05/2006 6:28:06 AM PST by RushCrush (Liberals have low self esteem.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Hit Yemeni govt. buildings with one JDAM for every prisoner "escaped". We should've done that a week after the Cole bombing.


9 posted on 02/05/2006 6:28:57 AM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("Sharpei diem - Seize the wrinkled dog.")
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

I just heard that they dug a tunnel that lead all the way to a mosque. It's obviously an inside job and our bombs need to start flying for state sponsored terrorist support.


10 posted on 02/05/2006 6:31:23 AM PST by Wasanother (Terrorist come in many forms but all are RATS.)
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity

Ok, ok. It's "escaped". Give me a break - the "s" is next to the "d". :-)


11 posted on 02/05/2006 6:31:36 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: xcamel

Probably on his way to burn an embassy or something.


12 posted on 02/05/2006 6:32:44 AM PST by Normal4me
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To: cripplecreek

Isn't it interesting that only the terrorist prisoners seem to escape during these jailbreaks? Correct me if I'm wrong, but they never seem to spring anyone who's in for tax fraud or car theft or cheating on their wife or anything - just the wild-eyed bomber types.


13 posted on 02/05/2006 6:33:00 AM PST by generally
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001
ihadunspun.com:

Twenty Three Muahideen affiliated with Al-Qaeda have escaped from a maximum security prison in Yemen. Among the escapees are 13 convicted of the attack on USS Cole and the French tanker Limbourg. The prisoners dug a 70 meter tunnel under prison cells to the mosque near shore. They were assisted by others. The Government of Yemen has launched a large man hunt for the escapees and initiated an investigation.

14 posted on 02/05/2006 6:33:43 AM PST by lunarbicep (There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001
Time off for good behavior? Ah yes, we must treat these animals as criminals and not enemy combatants. He probably had a bad childhood or there was a typo on the warrant or something.</sarc>
15 posted on 02/05/2006 6:34:08 AM PST by NonValueAdded ("If I were a Cuban, I'd certainly be on a raft," Isane Aparicio Busto)
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To: mcg2000

Couldn't you say "X leaves jail" as well as "X left jail". I think both are grammatically correct.


16 posted on 02/05/2006 6:34:19 AM PST by raybbr (ANWR is a barren, frozen wasteland - like the mind of a democrat!)
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity

Let's see. What did our government say? Something about just 17 dead and not worth the risk? Something like that? You have to know that these guys have probably changed their ways and won't try something like this again, huh?


17 posted on 02/05/2006 6:34:32 AM PST by CindyDawg (I)
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18 posted on 02/05/2006 6:35:04 AM PST by irish guard
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Mastermind of USS Cole Attack Escaped From Yemen Prison

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: February 5, 2006
LYON, France (AP) -- A man considered a mastermind of the USS Cole bombing that killed 17 soldiers in a Yemeni port in 2000 was among 23 people who escaped from a Yemen prison last week, Interpol said Sunday.



The international police agency issued an "urgent global security alert" for those who escaped Friday from the prison via a tunnel. It called the escapees "dangerous individuals."

A Yemen security official announced the escape Friday but did not provide details.


19 posted on 02/05/2006 6:37:01 AM PST by Valin (Purple Fingers Rule!)
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To: lunarbicep
The prisoners dug a 70 meter tunnel under prison cells to the mosque near shore

For evening prayers?

20 posted on 02/05/2006 6:37:33 AM PST by neodad (Rock Chock Seahawks)
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To: lunarbicep

Didn't some terrorists escape in Yemen a couple of years ago and they caught them?


21 posted on 02/05/2006 6:37:36 AM PST by GeorgefromGeorgia
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To: irish guard

Geez! A tunnel stretched 400 feet from the jail to a Mosque.


22 posted on 02/05/2006 6:38:06 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

And we permitted Yemen to try this person because....?


23 posted on 02/05/2006 6:38:39 AM PST by montag813
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

I wasn't hitting on your "d" or "s" after escape. My typing or grammar sure isn't the best in the world. I put "escaped" in quotes because I'm thinking that they were released and the escape story is a ruse, which happens a lot with terrorists in the middle east.


24 posted on 02/05/2006 6:38:47 AM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("Sharpei diem - Seize the wrinkled dog.")
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25 posted on 02/05/2006 6:39:00 AM PST by freepatriot32 (Holding you head high & voting Libertarian is better then holding your nose and voting republican)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001
I wonder if any of those who recently escaped, were among those who escaped in April of 2003. Here's the story about the other Yemani jail escape:

Main Suspects in USS Cole Bombing Escape From Yemeni Prison

Looks like Yemani has a problem when it comes to keeping terrorists behind bars. Maybe it's time we take over for them.

26 posted on 02/05/2006 6:39:03 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway~~John Wayne)
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To: montag813

I know. Should have been put to Death.


27 posted on 02/05/2006 6:39:56 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: GeorgefromGeorgia
"Didn't some terrorists escape in Yemen a couple of years ago and they caught them?"

Yes, see my post at #26 for link to April 2003 story. Not sure how many they finally recaptured.

28 posted on 02/05/2006 6:40:58 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway~~John Wayne)
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To: NonValueAdded

So, let's see.. they are now free to plan & execute another bombing and attack on Americans.

"Ah yes, we must treat these animals as criminals and not enemy combatants." Not if I were President!

Don't you think it's time to put some "teeth" behind the words we so often offer. It's one thing to say: "If you're not with us, you're against us." Quite another to send teams of specials ops around the world to take out anyone who dares mess with us. Israel has the right idea. Kill them and go after them until you can kill them.

I'm, personally, tired of hearing all this garbage about how we need to give these animals a chance to have their own country, their own way of life. Not when it kills Americans.


29 posted on 02/05/2006 6:45:23 AM PST by Spottys Spurs
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To: Valin
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: February 5, 2006 LYON, France (AP) -- A man considered a mastermind of the USS Cole bombing that killed 17soldiers in a Yemeni port in 2000 was among 23 people who escaped from a Yemen prison last week, Interpol said Sunday. Sheeeeeeeeeesh.......Doesn't the AP know the difference between soldiers and sailors.......
30 posted on 02/05/2006 6:46:23 AM PST by mystery-ak (Army Wife.....toughest job in the military)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001
These scum should have been jailed six feet underground in airtight cells. No guards, food, water, or bars necessary.
31 posted on 02/05/2006 6:46:33 AM PST by auboy
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001
For some reason all the news reports I'm hearing and the articles already published don't name him.? Why would that be? It's easy to find out.

"One of the top Al Qaeda members in Yemen was captured by security forces Tuesday, the Interior Ministry said, calling him a suspected mastermind of the homicide bombings of the USS Cole and a French oil tanker off the country's coast.

Mohammed Hamdi al-Ahdal was arrested after Yemeni forces surrounded his hide-out west of the capital, San'a, the Interior Ministry said in a statement carried on the official SABA news agency.

Al-Ahdal, also known as Abu Assem al-Makky, is one of the two main leaders of Usama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network in Yemen, according to security reports published in the Yemeni press."

"http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1568490/posts?page=765#765"

32 posted on 02/05/2006 6:46:48 AM PST by Right_Handed_Writer
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To: Wasanother
The prisoners dug a 70 meter tunnel under prison cells to the mosque near shore.

What the media wants you to believe.

I say the tunnel was dug from the mosque to the prison.

33 posted on 02/05/2006 6:49:37 AM PST by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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To: Right_Handed_Writer
Oh, gee, maybe because it would be too un-PC to say their names. Give me a friggin break.
34 posted on 02/05/2006 6:50:43 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: auboy
"These scum should have been jailed six feet underground in airtight cells. No guards, food, water, or bars necessary."

Yea, now look at what we got to deal with.

35 posted on 02/05/2006 6:52:26 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: Lawgvr1955

That sounds about right!


36 posted on 02/05/2006 6:53:45 AM PST by Unicorn (Too many wimps around.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Well, that's just really f'in great.


37 posted on 02/05/2006 6:55:16 AM PST by conservativebabe ("I came here to chew bubble gum and kick @ss, and I'm all out of bubble gum")
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Thirteen al-Qaeda militants convicted in the attacks on the U.S. warship Cole and the French supertanker Limburg in Yemen were followed to various terrorist headquarters after their escape.

The USA followed all parties with satellite surveillance after IFRD chips were implanted during extensive interrogations and prisoner druggings.

Attacks were carried out after unmanned reconnaissance drones surveyed the sites for 48 hours.

Killed in several attacks were multiple high-level leaders of al-Qaeda and the escaped prisoners.


38 posted on 02/05/2006 6:56:35 AM PST by MedicalMess
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To: Right_Handed_Writer

Next time, they shouldn't be taken alive, that way that can't escape again.


39 posted on 02/05/2006 6:57:46 AM PST by conservativebabe ("I came here to chew bubble gum and kick @ss, and I'm all out of bubble gum")
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To: nmh

It happened because of all the military action Clinton took to defend us....


40 posted on 02/05/2006 6:59:43 AM PST by RaceBannon ((Prov 28:1 KJV) The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.)
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41 posted on 02/05/2006 7:00:19 AM PST by SJackson (elected members of Hamas: businesspeople, professionals, not terrorists. Scott McClellan)
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To: Wasanother; LiveFreeOrDie2001
I just heard that they dug a tunnel that lead all the way to a mosque.

Anyone want dibs that the tunnel was dug from the mosque to the prison?

42 posted on 02/05/2006 7:01:03 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional.)
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To: MedicalMess

You mean RFID chips? Where did you get that informatino?


43 posted on 02/05/2006 7:05:50 AM PST by blogblogginaway (..)
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To: montag813
And we permitted Yemen to try this person because....?

This bunch was running the country:


44 posted on 02/05/2006 7:07:10 AM PST by weegee (Happy Holidays! Tis the season of MLK, Chinese New Year, Tet, Valentine's, Presidents...)
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To: Spottys Spurs
Don't you think it's time to put some "teeth" behind the words we so often offer. It's one thing to say: "If you're not with us, you're against us." Quite another to send teams of specials ops around the world to take out anyone who dares mess with us. Israel has the right idea. Kill them and go after them until you can kill them.

I'm, personally, tired of hearing all this garbage about how we need to give these animals a chance to have their own country, their own way of life. Not when it kills Americans.

First off when Black SOF Ops take place the World doesn't hear about them -

Additionally to suggest "we haven't put teeth" behind our words is utterly ridiculous. We have warriors risking their lives 24/7 in over a dozen terrorists hot spots across the globe! - I think these warriors would take issue with your comments.

Furthermore as our CIC said days after Sept 11th, 2001....this war will be fought at the times and places of our choosing! (not our enemies...and certainly not by armchair generals).

Now I could fully understand the sentiment (at times) for wanting more action.....but I do not agree at all with the notion of trying to tear down what has been accomplished with the suggestion that we "haven't' put teeth" behind our words and this has all been hot air.

When the reality is brave soldiers are dying for those words.

Lastly, the reality is the values of freedom and self-worth are our biggest allies in this GWOT.....and so it isn't so much "garbage" we are fighting for in trying to help establish both of these values throughout the ME.

45 posted on 02/05/2006 7:20:03 AM PST by SevenMinusOne
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

why wasn't he executed?


46 posted on 02/05/2006 7:21:32 AM PST by conservative physics
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

What, again!!!!!!


47 posted on 02/05/2006 7:25:27 AM PST by OldFriend (The Dems enABLEd DANGER and 3,000 Americans died.)
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To: conservative physics; All
Yes, why wasn't the mastermind executed ? He KILLED American Servivemen.

Anyone have or remember the answer...?

48 posted on 02/05/2006 7:26:52 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: Dog; Cindy; Peach; Howlin

Uh-oh Ping...


49 posted on 02/05/2006 7:27:53 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Fellow FReepers... Get busy, make more Conservatives !)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001; All

FOLKS IMPORTANT:

Remember interpol does not actually do arrests. They have to use local authorities. They basically are a clearing house of information. They issue "red sheets" for international criminals.

I mention it only because fox said interpol was saying something.

Do not let any PC kook group say we should leave his recapture or liquidation to interpol. It is total BS.


50 posted on 02/05/2006 7:30:04 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE!)
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