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Car Bomb Found in London 20 Days After al Qaeda Suicide Bomber 'Graduation Ceremony'
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Posted on 06/29/2007 10:50:26 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Car Bomb Found in London 20 Days After al Qaeda Suicide Bomber 'Graduation Ceremony'

June 29, 2007 7:02 AM

Brian Ross Reports:

The discovery of a massive car bomb set to detonate in central London comes just three weeks after what was described as an al Qaeda graduation ceremony of suicide bomb teams to be dispatched to Europe and the United States.

A videotape obtained by ABC News from a Pakistani journalist shows groups of dozens of men al Qaeda says have gone through a terror training camp somewhere in Pakistan.

Teams of 50 to 60 men were supposedly dispatched to the United States, Canada, Germany and Great Britain.

On the tape, the leader of the British team speaks of the mission in broken English, "Let me say something about why we are going along with my team to tell a suicide attack in Britain."

That was just 20 days ago, and the existence of the tape first reported by ABC News put British and German security experts on edge.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.abcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaida; britishterrorism; carbomb; dhimmitude; enemywithin; eurabia; globaljihad; haymarketcarbombs; infiltration; jihadineurope; londonbomb; londonbombing; londonistan; salmanrushdie; salmanrushdiebomb
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1 posted on 06/29/2007 10:50:29 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Gee, I hope they don’t find out about our exposed Southern border.


2 posted on 06/29/2007 10:53:30 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Sub-Driver

So a NON-SUICIDE bomb is found and they link it to a SUICIDE bomber class.

The MSM are just such dumb asses...


3 posted on 06/29/2007 10:53:32 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: Cindy; nwctwx; callmejoe

fyi


4 posted on 06/29/2007 10:54:47 AM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: Sub-Driver

This does not look like a suicide bomber but a remote bomb.


5 posted on 06/29/2007 11:01:41 AM PDT by hophead
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To: AmericaUnited

since when did you expect them to report the news rather than continue to create the news??


6 posted on 06/29/2007 11:04:17 AM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: hophead

I think the terrorists are testing out the New Prime minister, to see if he has any huevos....tony is gone now..


7 posted on 06/29/2007 11:05:31 AM PDT by JoanneSD (Illegals represented without taxation.. Citizens taxed without representation)
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To: AmericaUnited

FWIW, I just heard a report that they believe that it was to be a suicide bomb, but the perp ran away when it failed to detonate.

Who knows? Perhaps it was caught on one of their many hidden cameras?


8 posted on 06/29/2007 11:08:31 AM PDT by Shelayne (I will continue to pray for President Bush and my country, as I am commanded to do by my Lord.)
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To: theDentist

Shhhh. That a secret between you, me, 300 million Americans and some 30 million illegals.


9 posted on 06/29/2007 11:12:46 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Greed is NOT a conservative ideal.)
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To: Rushmore Rocks

Thank you RR.

#

Updating here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1858162/posts


10 posted on 06/29/2007 11:14:14 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Sub-Driver

They graduated these guys, and they couldn’t even set it off? i’d flunk them. Kids today— they just don’t pay attention in class


11 posted on 06/29/2007 11:16:27 AM PDT by Bladerunnuh
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To: All
RECAP:

Blogs.ABCNEWS.com - The Blotter: "FULL TALIBAN GRADUATION VIDEO POSTED" (June 22, 2007, 6:20 pm)

Blogs.ABCNEWS.com - The Blotter: "U.S. ISSUES 'INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN' ON ABC NEWS TALIBAN VIDEO" (June 21, 2007, 12:19 pm)

BILL ROGGIO.com - THE FOURTH RAIL - blog: "AL QAEDA CAMP STRUCK IN NORTH WAZIRISTAN, PAKISTAN 32 reported killed in strike launched from Afghanistan; follows news of Taliban, al Qaeda suicide squads graduation" (June 19, 2007)

blogs.ABC NEWS.com - The Blotter: "EXCLUSIVE: SUICIDE BOMB TEAMS SENT TO U.S., EUROPE" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "The tape shows Taliban military commander Mansoor Dadullah, whose brother was killed by the U.S. last month, introducing and congratulating each team as they stood.") (June 18, 2007)

ABC NEWS.go.com: "INSIDE A TALIBAN ''COMMENCEMENT' Teams of newly trained suicide bombers are being sent to the U.S. and Europe."

Google - Search Blogs: "DADULLAH"

Google - Search Blogs: "DADALLAH"

YouTube.com - Videos: "DADULLAH"

YouTube.com - Videos: "DADALLAH"

INTERNET-HAGANAH.com: "The 'Top Twelve' list of Arabic Salafyist/Jihadist forums"

MEMRI.org - Special Dispatch Series - No. 1630: "NEW TALIBAN MILIARY COMMANDER MANSOUR DADALLAH: BIN LADEN IS ALIVE AND WELL" (SNIPPET: "The following are excerpts from an interview with the new Taliban military commander, Mansour Dadallah, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV on June 17, 2007.") (June 21, 2007)

"ia350643.us.archive.org/3/items/mansoor/7agidadullah.wmv"

"www.liveleak.com/view?i=e46_1181066358" (Added June 5, 2007)

"www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d7-e4PvF9A" (Added to YouTube.com on June 5, 2007) (Note: Details Snippet: "Mansour Dadullah, Taliban's new miliary commander in Afghanistan...")

YouTube.com - Profile Title: "AlJazeeraEnglish"

COUNTERTERRORISM BLOG.org: "DEAD TALIBAN LEADER WAS TRAINING U.S. RECRUITS" by Evan Kohlmann (May 14, 2007, 06:11 pm)

Blogs.ABC News.com: "DEAD TALIBAN LEADER WAS TRAINING U.S. RECRUITS" -Brian Ross and Christopher Isham report (May 14, 2007, 5:03 pm)

DEFENSElink.mil (AMERICAN FORCES PRESS SERVICE): Washington - "TALIBAN MILITANTS KILLED, CAPTURED; AFGHAN VILLAGERS DETAIN FIGHTERS" (May 13, 2007)

WASHINGTON TIMES.com (AP): Kandahar, Afghanistan - "TALIBAN MILITARY CHIEF KILLED IN ASSAULT" (May 14, 2007)

JIHAD WATCH.org: "'RADICAL WEBSITES LIKE THESE'" (May 13, 2007)

BILL ROGGIO.COM - THE FOURTH RAIL - blog: "AFGHANISTAN"

12 posted on 06/29/2007 11:21:15 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Sub-Driver

Looks like they flunked bomb class...Thank God!


13 posted on 06/29/2007 11:24:02 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AmericaUnited
So a NON-SUICIDE bomb is found and they link it to a SUICIDE bomber class.

I was going to point out the same thing.

It is interesting to me that this was planned as a remote detonation. Rest assured if someone were willing to die for the cause this would have been a suicide event. I find it extremely gratifying that apparently not one willing martyr could be found. I don't believe they've run out of virgins in heaven, I believe that this could be an indication that the minions now see the jihad as a losing cause.

And why the Brits and why not the US? Could it be that our willingness to stand and shed blood in Iraq has restored the respect, the lack of which caused them to attack us to begin with? Are the Brits displaying weakness by pulling out of Iraq?

This war won't have a formal declaration of surrender, we will just realize a capitulation has occurred over a long period of time. Wars are fought on both strategic and psychological battlefields, and we would do well to pay attention to the latter, and notice it when the enemy is unable to utilize their strongest weapon.

14 posted on 06/29/2007 11:53:02 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Shelayne
I just heard a report that they believe that it was to be a suicide bomb, but the perp ran away when it failed to detonate

I heard a Scotland Yrad guy say it was to be detonated via cell phone.

15 posted on 06/29/2007 11:53:27 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: Sub-Driver

Nothing to see here, move along, move along.....


16 posted on 06/29/2007 12:04:24 PM PDT by WVNight (We havn't played Cowboys and Muslims yet....)
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To: Sub-Driver

CNN is suggesting that the two car bombs may be linked. They say we have no idea though who may be behind them.


17 posted on 06/29/2007 12:06:51 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Sub-Driver

It is past time to detain all suspects and deport the rest.

Liberal Western democracies don’t have to commit suicide by letting the vermin of the world into our countries.

Wake up America! Build the fence and start deporting ALL illegal immigrants NOW.


18 posted on 06/29/2007 12:07:01 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: Sub-Driver

It is past time to detain all suspects and deport the rest.

Liberal Western democracies don’t have to commit suicide by letting the vermin of the world into our countries.

Wake up America! Build the fence and start deporting ALL illegal immigrants NOW.


19 posted on 06/29/2007 12:08:33 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: hophead

Exactly.


20 posted on 06/29/2007 12:10:55 PM PDT by Jane Austen
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To: Sub-Driver

‘Car Bomb Found in London 20 Days After al Qaeda Suicide Bomber ‘Graduation Ceremony’

You can bet these guys were streaming over the border from Mexico before the blood was dry on their diplomas.


21 posted on 06/29/2007 12:36:53 PM PDT by Spok
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To: Sub-Driver
an al Qaeda graduation ceremony of suicide bomb teams

You might want to go over your course syllabus there, Achmed....

L

22 posted on 06/29/2007 12:37:52 PM PDT by Lurker (Comparing moderate islam to extremist islam is like comparing small pox to ebola.)
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To: Cementjungle
They say we have no idea though who may be behind them.

Radical Baptists?
23 posted on 06/29/2007 12:43:34 PM PDT by The Lumster (USA - where the innocent have nothing to fear!)
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To: AmericaUnited
So a NON-SUICIDE bomb is found and they link it to a SUICIDE bomber class. The MSM are just such dumb asses...

Not at all. They know full well that the readers, most of whom are victims of public education, do not think: they gobble up everything related to what's on their minds. After bomb scare, the readers think of the threat, and anything and everything that is threatening, coming from the Middle East, makes loud noises --- i.e., related in any way --- is going to be read.

In addition, it is fear-mongering: given that it was not a suicide bombing, is the second shoe still to drop? This thought will ensure that people will read newspapers/watch tv for many more days to come.

They are not stupid at all. It's the readers who are stupid.

24 posted on 06/29/2007 2:09:52 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: wayoverontheright

Why do you Yanks think we are ‘pulling out of Iraq’?.

We are withdrawing SOME troops to SEND TO AFGHANISTAN!.The vast majority of British troops are still in Iraq and will be into 2008-2009 with some even there into 2010.

We have also reinforced Afghanistan over and above the switch from Iraq.

Anyway,surely the whole point is that we both will leave Iraq at some point.Neither America or Britain or the Aussie are going to be there forever...


25 posted on 06/29/2007 3:05:01 PM PDT by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman
Perhaps I have misunderstood what Gordon Brown has been saying. It seems to me he has declared Iraq "Bush and Blair's War", decried the lynching of Saddam, and I guess I'm a little afraid he will not keep British soldiers in Iraq. Perhaps my fear is not well founded.

The British have served admirably, no doubt, and Blair is my hero for the role he has played. I'm sure he was aware it would cost him politically to back Bush on Iraq, but he did so anyway. Maybe Brown won't "go wobbley", but it seems to me the jihadists think he can be influenced, thus the attempted terror on London.

26 posted on 06/29/2007 3:37:36 PM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Sub-Driver

I saw NYC Top Cop Ray Kelley with some comments about how NYC is going to beef up security. Of course, he left out the part that NYC always does this for a couple of weeks after a terror story hits the news, and then its back to normal.

I extend to Ray Kelley all the confidence I would extend to the average medium sized company Human Resources middle manager. :-)


27 posted on 06/29/2007 3:40:33 PM PDT by HitmanLV ("Lord, give me chastity and temperance, but not now." - St. Augustine)
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To: wayoverontheright

Fair enough.Apologies if I seemed a bit defensive...

Brown IS a fan of the US,both as a politician and person.He holidays in Cape Cod for example.

I think he will still be a major ally of the US,though slightly more reserved than Blair,but thats more his way anyway on any issue.

I dont see many changes re Iraq under Brown and any would be minor.


28 posted on 06/30/2007 2:19:45 AM PDT by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman
No offense taken....feeling better about Gordon already.

I think we agree that it is imperative that the UK and US stay together on the war on terror, especially now in light of the possibilities afforded the cause by the election of Sarkozy in France. Wow, imagine if Sarkozy turns out as advertised....one can dream.

29 posted on 06/30/2007 2:52:29 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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