Skip to comments.Britain's Al-Qaeda leader seized
Posted on 08/12/2006 9:48:03 PM PDT by SleekMaid
SECURITY sources believe that a man arrested in last weeks anti- terror raids in Britain is Al-Qaedas leader in this country.
Home Office officials say that one of those arrested is suspected not only of masterminding the foiled plot to bring down up to nine transatlantic airliners, but also of involvement in other planned atrocities over the past few years.
They believe that he was instrumental in sending the ringleader of at least one previous British terror plot for training at a camp in Pakistan last year. He is described by counter-terrorist officials at MI5 as the senior figure in a British terror network involving Kashmiri, north African and Iraqi cells.
Scotland Yard believes that the plan to bring down airliners involved up to 20 terrorists who were planning to smuggle liquid bomb components in hand luggage onto nine British and American passenger jets.
(Excerpt) Read more at timesonline.co.uk ...
Dean is hanging with his bro's at the NY Times
Good ol' (lefty) Mirror has no such scruples, gives a name to "Mr Big".
P.S. "Brum" = Birmingham, England.
Pakistani officials who grabbed Rauf in Karachi on Wednesday following a tip-off from the UK knew him under his alias of Maitur Rehman.
"Rehman" is alleged to be a Al-Q biggie, other reports do not claim he's the same guy as Rauf.
Did you call?
Could it be Shamin Mohammed Uddin ?
He's almost 36 and is the oldest of those currently arrested.
Probe Into Air Plot Focuses on Brothers Sunday, August 13, 2006 By ROBERT BARR LONDON - The investigation into a plot to blow up jetliners over the Atlantic zeroed in Saturday on brothers arrested in Pakistan and Britain, one named as a key al-Qaida suspect who left the family's home in England years ago and the other described as gentle and polite.
British authorities, meanwhile, warned against complacency, saying the detention of several dozen suspects had not eliminated the danger. The terror threat level in Britain remained "critical" _ its highest designation _ and delays, flight cancellations and intense security continued to greet travelers at London airports.
"No one should be under any illusion that the threat ended with the recent arrests. It didn't," Home Secretary John Reid told police chiefs at a breakfast meeting. "All of us know that this investigation hasn't ended."
I Think I C@!E.
That would be my guess, as well. But who knows? Nothing about these damed Islamonazis is what we would consider to be "normal". It could be someone in his late 20s, just as easily.
And I bet the ACLU would tell us how horrible it is to monitor the phones of this innocent baker family.
Lock him up in the Tower of London and throw away the key!
He denied any contact; hadn't forgotten about his sorry ass. I hope the ax falls.
Don't ever underestimate the Brits; they are absoloutly brutal when it is called for.
You left out "with members in hand".
In other words, "Dean is looking at a sculpture of Hillary Clinton."
Put panties on his head.
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