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Skip to comments.Threat Matrix: Daily Terror Threat - Thread Thirty-Six
Posted on 04/18/2006 11:09:45 PM PDT by nwctwx
Government holds Ga. Tech student as terror suspect
ATLANTA - The FBI is holding a Georgia Tech student accused of planning terrorist activity, but the student's family says he is innocent of wrongdoing, an Atlanta television station reported Tuesday night.
The family of Syed Ahmed, 21, told WAGA-TV that he was arrested a few weeks ago, but details of the case have not been made public.
The federal government has sealed all information about Ahmed's arrest, the station said.
"I was shocked. He is being accused of something he didn't do. They put in him jail for nothing," the electrical engineering student's sister, Fica, told WAGA.
She said agents came to their Dawsonville home, stayed for almost three hours and confiscated compact discs from her brother's room, and copied his computer hard drive.
Ahmed's mother, Samia, said he did visit Pakistan in 2005 for a month, but for Islamic study.(snip)
Thanks nwctwx for the new thread and the ping. I hope your are enjoying DC (a wonderful place in the spring), and your new job.
Thanks for the new thread Ian. Nice work!
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French police forensics experts Wednesday were examining an unexploded homemade bomb found on a high-speed rail line, judicial officials said.
The small explosive device _ made from plastic tubing filed with a mixture of diesel fuel and fertilizer _ was found Tuesday on the line linking Paris with the western city of Nantes, said the officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because the probe was ongoing.(snip)
Great job as always!!!
I think that was the luggage that had Atta's letter that he wrote saying how he wanted his dead body handled, right? (like a suicide note)
Thanks for the update. My local news station had wall to wall coverage on this last night.
Thanks for the new thread and the ping. Much appreciated.
I will be attending a luncheon discussion, led by a former Pakistani army brigadier, about the recent resurgence of the Taliban in Pakistan/Afghanistan in about an hour. I will try to take some relevant notes and post the information here later.
Looking forward to it, Ian. I'm waiting for my mother to come out of back surgery, FReeping while I wait.
Hope all goes well. :)
It's a crazy day here... Hu Jintao is coming in to town later tonight, press is all over the place.
When an event like 9-11 is dumbed down, or trivialized over and over by the MSM, and/or writers, people start believing it. Then in a very short time, Americans begin to forgive and forget. Hence, we fall back into a dangerous drop your guard down complacency...again!
The American people have not fully grasped the reality that the war on terrorism will be fought for many decades to come. Better put, I don't believe our government has conditioned us to that fact. Afghanistan and Iraq are precursors to much larger and dangerous conflicts to come.