Skip to comments.'Jet terror plot was to mark 9/11 anniversary'
Posted on 08/16/2006 5:55:51 PM PDT by HAL9000
The airline terror plot to blow up at least seven transatlantic jets was intended to mark the fifth anniversary of September 11, intelligence sources have revealed.
But it was not executed because its alleged conspirators were too 'inexperienced' to carry it out.
The claims, by senior Pakistani security officials, came as Scotland Yard requested more time to question 23 of the 24 suspects arrested since last week.
The officials also alleged that many of those held learnt how to handle weapons and bomb-making training by reading textbooks.
A highly placed source said: 'Look at their ages ... their faces, you will hardly believe that they are terrorists, but the fact is that they were motivated and had a plan to carry out attacks.'
'I don't know how close they were from executing the attacks, but I personally believe that they wanted to do it to mark the (5th anniversary of) 9/11 attacks.
'I personally think they would have carried out the attacks if they had been experienced enough.'
It has also emerged that up to 17 people are now being held in Pakistan on suspicion of collaborating with the British 'cell'.
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A sick situation. But don't ask our politicians, especially the liberals, who PANDER and APPEASE these maggot fanatics from hell. And let us call a spade a spade --- they are ISLAMOFASCISTS. Pure and simple -- and our 'leadership' in Washington needs MORE lessons in that fact.
Sounds like someone in the Pakistani ISI is trying to spin the press.
Andrew Sullivan thinks its a Bush/Blair phony conspiracy.
I'm glad my life is not built around conspiracies.
Andrew Sullivan should go back to leering at other mens' asses.
I predicted when this broke that this would be the spin. It just took a little longer than I expected for them to get around to it.
Wow. What a surprise. /sarc
The Dems will now compare the folks involved to misguided children, then possibly even saints.
When the Muzzies discover Andrew can't fart anymore, they will decapitate him.
Well, hopefully it will take them another five years to put together another plan. Only to get caught first, of course.
Yup, no 747's to practice on at Salman Pak under the tutelage of Saddam's secret police. Oh, what's that, Iraq had no connection to al Qaeda? Yeah, right.
I don't know how a suicide bomber gets 'experience'.
But please, all suicide bombers reading this, please practice at home, will ya.
I bets sure its hard to find experience suicide bombers.
Just as they get some experience, they burn out.
Seems like they were about a month away from trying to blow up a plane. Doesn't sound like inexperience to me.
It's worth noting that that Yousef fellow who planned a similar plot was not able to create an explosive powerful enough to take down a plane. His Bojinka dry run killed exactly one person. So I guess he was "inexperienced" even though he'd participated in numerous attacks before, including the 1993 WTC bombing.
So it may take them a few more tries to get it right, but one thing for sure: They never give up.
Ironic, late last night I had watched Bill O'Reilly and they had the presentation of the young couple who with their 6-month-old baby were going to blow up one of the jet planes. They were going to use that baby as a bomb. What makes it so ironic is that it was during the same hour that news show showed the picture of the man who killed the little Ramsey girl. This man's arrest ends the 10 years of accusations against the parents, ( sadly the mother having just past a few months back having lost her war against cancer ). The Ramsey family never gaved up hope that the real killer will be found.
The first family that would do such a horrific act shows what we are all up against.
Here's to hoping these terrorists never get any older...
" The 9/11 ATTACK was NOT suppose to Run PLANES INTO the Towers or Kill those THERE in the Towers--
But to :
Knock The Towers
In an Attempt to MURDER a HUNDRED THOUSAND or So!! and TRY to DISTROY one of America's Biggest FINANCIAL SYSTEM and Businesses to Seriously Disrupt Our World Finances!!
"WHAT" do you think they Would like to plan NEXT TIME?
IF they would PLAN for THAT!--
Think they wouldn't
USE A NUKE if they could??!!
God Bless You all, D.A.