Skip to comments.An Israeli Agent's Advice and Warning
Posted on 04/10/2009 8:31:59 AM PDT by pctech
Subject: FW: An Israeli Agent's Advice and Warning
Juval Aviv was the Israeli Agent upon whom the movie "Munich" was based. He was Golda Meir's bodyguard -- she appointed him to track down and bring to justice the Palestinian terrorists who took the Israeli athletes hostage and killed them during the Munich Olympic Games. (Aviv's bio is noted at end.) He predicted the London subway bombing on the Bill O'Reilly show on Fox News stating publicly that it would happen within a week. At the time, O'Reilly laughed and mocked him saying that in a week he wanted him back on the show. But, unfortunately, within a week the terrorist attack had occurred.
Now for his future predictions. He predicts the next terrorist attack on the U.S. will occur within the next few months. Forget hijacking airplanes, because he says terrorists will NEVER try and hijack a plane again as they know the people onboard will never go down quietly again. Aviv believes our airport security is a joke --that we have been reactionary rather than proactive in developing strategies that are truly effective. For example:
1) Our airport technology is outdated. We lo ok for metal, and the new explosives are made of plastic.
2) He talked about how some idiot tried to light his shoe on fire. Because of that, now everyone has to take off their shoes. A group of idiots tried to bring aboard liquid explosives. Now we can't bring liquids on board. He says he's waiting for some suicidal maniac to pour liquid explosive on his underwear; at which point, security will have us all traveling naked! Every strategy we have is "reactionary."
3) We only focus on security when people are heading to the gates. Aviv says that if a terrorist attack targets airports in the future, they will target busy times on the front end of the airport when/where people are checking in. It would be easy for someone to take two suitcases of explosives, walk up to a busy check-in line, ask a person next to them to watch their bags for a minute while they go to the restroom, and then detonate the bags BEFORE security even gets involved. In Israel , security checks bags BEFORE people can even ENTER the airport.
Aviv says the next terrorist attack here in America is imminent and will involve s uicide bombers and non-suicide bom bers in places where large groups of people congregate. (I. E., Disneyland, Las Vegas casinos, big cities (New York , San Francisco, Chicago, etc.) and that it will also include shopping malls, subways in rush hour, train stations, etc., as well as rural America this time ( Wyoming, Montana, etc.).
The attack will be characterized by simultaneous detonations around the country (terrorists like big impact), involving at least 5-8 cities, including rural areas. Aviv says terrorists won't need to use suicide bombers in many of the larger cities, because at places like the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, they can simply valet park a car loaded with explosives and walk away.
Aviv says all of the above is well known in intelligence circles, but that our U.S. government does not want to "alarm American citizens"' with the facts. The world is quickly going to become "a different place," and issue like "global warming" and political correctness will become totally irrelevant.
On an encouraging note, he says the terrorists who want to destroy America will not use sophisticated weapons. They like to use suicide as a front-line approach. It's cheap, it's easy, it's effective; and they have an infinite abundance of young militants more than willing to "meet their destiny."
He also says the next level of terrorists, over which America should be most concerned, will not be coming from abroad. But will be, instead, "homegrown" - having attended and been educated in our own schools and univer sities right here in the U. S. He says to look for "students" who frequently travel back and forth to the Middle East . These young terrorists will be most dangerous because they will know our language and will fully understand the habits of Americans; but that we Americans won't know/understand a thing about them.
Aviv says that, as a people, Americans are unaware and uneducated about the terroristic threats we will, inevitably, face. America still has only a handful of Arabic and Farsi speaking people in our intelligence networks, and Aviv says it is critical that we change that fact - SOON.
So, what can America do to protect itself? From an intelligence perspective, Aviv says the U.S. needs to stop relying on satellites and technology for intelligence. We need to, instead, follow Israel's, Ireland's, and England's hands-on examples of human intelligence, both from an infiltration perspective as well as to trust "aware" citizens to help.
We need to engage and educate ourselves as citizens; however, our U.S. government continues to treat us, its citizens, "like babies." Our government thinks we "can't handle the truth" and are concerned that we'll panic if we understand the realities of terrorism. Aviv says this is a deadly mistake.
Aviv recently created/executed a security test for our Congress, by placing an empty briefcase in five well-traveled spots in five major cities. The results? Not one person called 911 or sought a policeman to check it out. In fact, in Chicago, someone tried to steal the briefcase!
In comparison, Aviv says that citizens of Israel are so well 'trained that an unattended bag or package would be reported in seconds by citizen(s) who know to publicly shout, "Unattended Bag." The area would be quickly & calmly cleared by the citizens themselves. But, unfortunately, America hasn't been yet "hurt enough" by terrorism for their government to fully understand the need to educate its citizens or for the government to understand that it's their citizens who are, inevitably, the best first-line of defense against terrorism.
Aviv also was concerned about the high number of children here in America who were in preschool and kindergarten after 9/11, who were "lost" without parents being able to pick them up, and about ours schools that had no plan in place to best care for the students until parents could get there. (In New York City , this was days, in some cases!)
He stresses the importance of having a plan, that's agreed upon within your family, to respond to in the event of a terroristic emergency. He urges parents to contact their children's schools and demand that the schools, too, develop plans of actions, as they do in Israel.
Does your family know what to do if you can't contact one another by phone? Where would you gather in an emergency? He says we should all have a pla n that is easy enough for even our youngest children to remember and follow.
Aviv says that the U S. government has in force a plan that, in the event of another terrorist attack, will immediately cut off EVERYONE's ability to use cell phones, blackberries, etc., as this is the preferred communication source used by terrorists and is often the way that their bombs are detonated. How will you communicate with your loved ones in the event you cannot speak? You need to have a plan.
Aviv's Bio as follows:
He holds an M. A. in Business from Tel Aviv University and is President and CEO of Interfor, Inc., an international corporate intelligence and investigations firm. Interfor, Inc. is now based in New York , with offices around the world. It was founded in 1979 and provides foreign and domestic intelligence services to legal, corporate, and financial communities around the world. Interfor, Inc. also conducts investigations into terrorism, and Mr. Aviv now serves as a special consultant to the U.S. Congress, and other policy makers, here within the U. S. on issues of terrorism, fraud, and money laundering. Intefor's services encompass white-collar crime investigations, asset search and recovery, corporate due diligence, litigation support, fraud investigations, internal compliance investigations, and security and vulnerability assessments.
Since its inception, Interfor's asset investigation services have recovered over $2 billion worldwide for its clients.
A leading authority on terrorist net works, Mr. Aviv served as lead investigator for Pan Am Airways into the Pan Am 103-Lockerbie terrorist bombing. He was featured in the recent film, Munich, as the leader of the Israeli team that tracked down the terrorists who kidnapped the Israeli Olympic team. Before founding Interfor, Mr. Aviv served as an officer in the Israel Defense Force (Major, retired) leading an elite Commando/Intelligence Unit, and was later selected by the Israeli Secret Service (Mossad) to participate in a number of intelligence special operations, serving in many countries in the late 1960s and 1970s.
While working as a consultant with El Al, Mr. Aviv surveyed the existing security measures in place and updated El Al's security program, making El Al the safest airline in business today. Most recently, Mr. Aviv wrote a book entit led, "Staying Safe: The Complete Guide to Protecting Yourself, Your Family, and Your Business." (2004, Harper Resource)
He has been a featured guest on ABC Nightline, FOX News, CNN , BBC Newsnight, ZDF (German National Television), and RAI (Italian National Television)-and has been featured in numerous articles in major magazines and newspapers worldwide.
Thanks for info.
In Narita airport (Japan), all passengers arrived by train are screened prior to entering the airport, and their baggage is subject to search there.
And that’s peaceful JAPAN. What if they were at war, and their biggest building had been taken down?
Oh —all resident foreigners must carry a foreigner ID card....
But this part: “...as well as rural America this time ( Wyoming, Montana, etc.)”
I don't see that happening. They are not stupid. Attacking “folks” as Obammie Hussein the Commie calls them, in flyover country will have no effect, other than to galvinize militias and make anyone who looks like a terrorist a potential target. While malls would be a good target, it would have the opposite effect than what they want. If middle America gets hit, we will demand vengeance, which they don't want.
They'll focus their attention on the cities, where liberals will demand appeasement and concession from Obammie Hussein the Commie.
Great post. Thank you.
As far as this goes: He predicted the London subway bombing on the Bill O’Reilly show on Fox News stating publicly that it would happen within a week. At the time, O’Reilly laughed and mocked him saying that in a week he wanted him back on the show. But, unfortunately, within a week the terrorist attack had occurred.
I'd like to see footage of O’Reilly laughing at and mocking this guy. BOR can be a wingnut, but he takes terrorism very seriously.
If you had to get “permission” to post this, something is terribly wrong with your agency.
No it’s not, it’s BS.
If 'they' manage to pull off such a massive, multi-city attack I fear it will be open season on US Muslims and mosques no matter what the government says or does. I truly believe the good people of this country are close to the breaking point with all this nonsense.
This guy is in contact with my Criminal Justice Professor as he was trained by him (as a GBI agent) for the 1996 Olympics. My professor was in charge of protecting the Israeli team.
The professor’s father is friends with this agent (the one in the email) as well and we were just discussing the London bombing this week. This guy (in the email) helped them thwart a FIRST bombing. The one that succeeded wasn’t the original one planned.
This guy knows his business and I take anything he has to say seriously. Especially with as much esteem as my professor holds him.
It’s kind of weird after discussing him all week to see him here on FR from an email.
This is a BS post!
The one thing I disagree with in this article is the notion that our government doesn’t inform the U.S. populace of all this because we ‘won’t be able to handle it’. Actually, the government knows that the American public would take care of most of these issues in short order, by their own actions. And the government doesn’t want the public to realize how much power they really have.
So this is from a few years ago...
I will ask my professor about him. I know he couldn’t be too full of crap, he trained the GBI!
It might be a BS post, or an old one, but I’m telling you, this guy is a trainer for the UK and the US. Or he was, I don’t know how well that will go with Obama in the WH.
But seriously, we just spent all week discussing him and the London bombing!
One of al Qaeda’s objectives is to get Americans to assault Moslems in America, to galvanize the millions of American Mooselimbs into becoming the enemy within. Also, when Mooselimbs are attacked in America, it galvanizes moosleimbs around the world to hate and act against AMericans and Christians and Jews. So, inciting this radical response by Red state Ameircans is one of the coming objectives and murdering lareg numbers of Tennesseans, Montanans, or Kansans fits right in with the al Qaeda objectives. The sooner you realize that, the sooner the ability of al Qaeda to accomplish that is neutralized.
Spielbergs Munich has helped resuscitate Aviv, who had largely been discredited years ago. In 1990, Yigal Carmon, the Israeli prime ministers advisor on counterterrorism, was asked by the U.S. Presidents Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism for his opinion about Aviv. Mr. Carmons letter to the Commission was frank:
1. Yuval Aviv does not work and has never worked for the Intelligence Community of the State or Israel. Furthermore, he has never been attached or connected to it.
2. The only connection he has had to security workin an official capacitywas (except his regular army service, which he completed at the rank of Sergeant) working as a junior security officer for El-Al in New York, in the years 1973-1974.
3. His work in that capacity was terminated at the initiative of the employer because of unsuitability resulting from negative character traits. During the course of his work Yuval Aviv was found to be unreliable and dishonest.
4. According to our informationwhich was brought to the attention of the U.S. authoritiesAviv has been involved during the years (after being dismissed from El-Al) in various acts of fraud and impersonation.
Thanks. Mods need to pull this.
Carter made that mistake and it looks like Obama is going to do the same thing.
We can stop being wussses and worrying about "offending" people.
But this part: ...as well as rural America this time ( Wyoming, Montana, etc.)
I don't see that happening.
Then tell me, why are middle eastern 20-somethings mapping events that draw crowds in the middle of nowhere?
That is some scary stuff on that thread.
Which is hard to get, and if you don't have one, you can't function.
My husband and I have discussed this issue. We both pretty much came to this conclusion.
Nice to know we aren’t nuts though.
You receive 2 years old intel and want to warn people about it now? ROFL
What’s a GBI?
Georgia Bureau of Investigations.
It’s like the FBI, but on a state level.
I believe Snopes.com as much as factcheck.org,,,both owned by annenburg(sp). They can’t be trusted with anything remotely approaching the truth.
The article said — A leading authority on terrorist net works, Mr. Aviv served as lead investigator for Pan Am Airways into the Pan Am 103-Lockerbie terrorist bombing. He was featured in the recent film, Munich, as the leader of the Israeli team that tracked down the terrorists who kidnapped the Israeli Olympic team. Before founding Interfor, Mr. Aviv served as an officer in the Israel Defense Force (Major, retired) leading an elite Commando/Intelligence Unit, and was later selected by the Israeli Secret Service (Mossad) to participate in a number of intelligence special operations, serving in many countries in the late 1960s and 1970s.
Interesting, very interesting...
I saw the movie that featured him (the real guy) as the leader of that group. I had wondered (after the movie was over) what became of him. Now I know.
I suppose that since he was in that position before and is now a consultant to many on some of these issues — that puts him in a position to know. I guess we’ll see how true it is.
They believe that Wyoming and Montana belong to them:
Islamic Center Of Laramie
Islamic Center of Bozeman