Skip to comments.Airport alert renewed after FBI warning on al-Qaeda raid
Posted on 11/12/2006 3:30:07 PM PST by FairOpinion
INDIA renewed a high security alert at its airports following a warning that the al-Qaeda terror network could try and hijack US-bound passenger flights.
We sounded an alert after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) forwarded an email that spoke of the possibility of an al-Qaeda attempt to hijack US-bound flights from India, a home ministry official said.
The official, who did not wanted to be named, said the email written by an unknown entity appeared to have originated from India and was received by the FBI Saturday at its headquarters in the US.
While the 'target' was US-bound flights, the nature of threat mentioned in the email was 'hijacking', he said.
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Clearly the FBI considers this a credible threat, because they not only issued an alert ( which I haven't even heard about), but RENEWED it.
Probably - over a cup of cammomile tea.
An airliner from India has zero fuel onboard after leaving Narita and ariving in LA or Minneapolis not much of a threat either way.
Terrorists don't "try AND hijack," they "try TO hijack."
One of my pet peeves.
Of course, Yoda would say, "Do, or do not. There is no try."
It's doubtful she's want to get her prissy hands dirty going outside. She'll send someone else, wring her hands of the matter and blame it on republicans for pissing them off.
Ask the 300 people on board that airliner...
I flew Tokyo to MSP a few times, and that is a brutal flight. I just couldn't imagine starting out in India beforehand.
she plans to blame Bush of course.
Or "dialog with the terrorists"--one or the other, no doubt!
After all we did for them last November 7th, has Al Qaeda no shame by showing such ingratitude!!??
One of mine, too. Glad I'm not the only one.
"try and" is just wrong.
How does Pelosi plan to deal with this, sing Kumbaya with Bin Laden?
I think she is already working on a stay in the Lincoln Bedroom with the White House for Osama.....
Oh great. The grammar police. This article is about someone wanting to rain death and destruction down on a heavily populated area--and all some people can think about is if it's stated properly.
It's also one of my pet peeves. I have too many pet peeves, actually. And sadly, I'm raising grammar Nazis. This morning in church, the pastor said, "...to you and I" and my son whipped his head around to give me the "look." I ignored him, but knew that it was my fault that he has become like this. :-)
And the people on the ground
Oh no. Don't read post #16 from me. Actually, after I posted my comment, I said to myself, "Now, what was this discussion about? Oh, yes! Terrorism. I probably shouldn't have chimed in on the grammar thing." Then I read your comment and got convicted. :-(
And he is wise, is Yoda.
If there is an alert nothing will happen. Alerts might as well be "all clears"
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