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Islamists 'plotted to kill Clinton in Nairobi hotel'
The Australian ^ | September 08, 2009 | Bruce Loudon

Posted on 09/07/2009 2:01:49 PM PDT by kingattax

RADICAL Islamist al-Shabaab militants linked to al-Qa'ida and based in Somalia plotted to kill US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her trip to Africa last month, it was disclosed yesterday.

A planned series of bomb attacks set to take place in Nairobi, the capital of neighbouring Kenya, while Mrs Clinton was there - one in the hotel where she was staying - was foiled at the last minute, media reports, citing senior security officials, said.

"Al-Qa'ida wanted to strike at the heart of Nairobi (while Mrs Clinton was here)," the senior security official was quoted as saying, adding that Kenyan authorities intercepted communications between the plotters in war-ravaged Somalia and their operatives in Nairobi, which has a large emigre Somali population.

Five suspected al-Shabaab terrorists were arrested, including a man believed to be a Somali carrying a Danish passport. The four other suspects seized, including a woman, had what appeared to be false Kenyan identity documents, according to the reports.

Disclosure of the foiled bomb plot coincided yesterday with claims by a spokesman for al-Shabaab - which was listed last month as a terrorist organisation by the Australian government after an alleged plot to attack Sydney's Holsworthy army barracks was discovered - that it was reinforcing its positions around Mogadishu in anticipation of a major battle.

Al-Shabaab spokesman Sheik Ali Mohamoud Rage said the Islamists were preparing to defend themselves against an expected "major aggression" from Somali government forces and peacekeepers from the African Union.

(Excerpt) Read more at theaustralian.news.com.au ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africa; alqaeda; alshabaab; alshabab; bho44; clinton; dutchpassport; foiled; fraudulentdocuments; globaljihad; hillary; hillaryclinton; hotel; idfraud; jihad; kenya; kenyaid; nairobi; shabab; somalia; soshillary

1 posted on 09/07/2009 2:01:49 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

But..but...I thought they all loved us now because we have unclenched our fist.


2 posted on 09/07/2009 2:03:20 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: kingattax

Next time try garlic.


3 posted on 09/07/2009 2:03:57 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Rebellion is not brewing. Frog is brewing.)
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To: kingattax

Then they realized that she was carrying a snuke...


4 posted on 09/07/2009 2:06:00 PM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: kingattax

What did B.O. know and when did he know it?


5 posted on 09/07/2009 2:07:21 PM PDT by Clink (The more you complain, the longer God lets you live.)
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To: kingattax

Lemme Guess...but they changed their minds because 0bama doesn’t Torture and no longer has a War on Terror...Right?

RIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGHT!?

What hubris this Administration has, simple Stupidity at its WORST.

Not that I would EVER want HC or ANYONE in this Administration to come under an Islamist assault, but will it take one of them to be attacked by the evil doers before they get the idea that its not a Overseas Contingency Operation? I hope she (and all in this Government) always remains out of harms way.

The killers want to KILL ALL OF US and we have to do things that are needed to survive.

Hopefully someone is paying attention to this in DC?


6 posted on 09/07/2009 2:08:20 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: kingattax

Well, Hillary, if a terrorist had info about operational plans set to be put in motion to assassinate a high official in our government, should that terrorist be waterboarded?


7 posted on 09/07/2009 2:12:50 PM PDT by doug from upland (10+ million views of HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: kingattax

Damn ! Missed again....


8 posted on 09/07/2009 2:13:39 PM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: Buck W.

That wasn’t a nuke.

That was Huma’s sex toy


9 posted on 09/07/2009 2:18:34 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Clink
What did B.O. know and when did he know it?

I demand a full investigation to see if B.O. authorized anyone to torture (i.e. frighten or anything harsh like that) any terrorists in the process of thwarting this attack.

10 posted on 09/07/2009 2:20:09 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: kingattax

No problem. She knows how to dodge and weave her way through a hail of bullets, don’cha noe?


11 posted on 09/07/2009 2:23:22 PM PDT by HIDEK6 (T.")
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To: kingattax

Don’t be surprised if the Administration had intelligence on this and did nothing.

The death of the Secretary of State would create unity in this country (like after 9/11) and eliminate a potential Obama opponent.


12 posted on 09/07/2009 2:23:48 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: kingattax

Why would they kill ONE of their own? Better off to leave her blundering around damaging this country would be a smart move for them.


13 posted on 09/07/2009 2:25:20 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: kingattax

It would take a village.


14 posted on 09/07/2009 2:34:24 PM PDT by TET1968 (SI MINOR PLUS EST ERGO NIHIL SUNT OMNIA)
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To: doug from upland
Well, Hillary, if a terrorist had info about operational plans set to be put in motion to assassinate a high official in our government, should that terrorist be waterboarded?

great question !

15 posted on 09/07/2009 2:44:22 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: kingattax

Al Quaida based in Somalia tries to assassinate the SOS

What will Obama do about it ?

Will Bubba defend his wife’s honor and demand action

Will Hillary demand action


16 posted on 09/07/2009 2:53:43 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: kingattax

Whats that line about “if at first you don’t succeed”?


17 posted on 09/07/2009 2:56:05 PM PDT by Conan the Conservative (Crush the liberals, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of the hippies.)
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To: kingattax

They are just protecting their Muslim Kenyan brother.


18 posted on 09/07/2009 3:20:53 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (There is no "O" in Transparency.)
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To: kingattax

there is so much irony in this story .

Bill Clinton had access to the files on JFK. If E Howard Hunt is right and LBJ and the CIA were behind his death...Clinton knows perfectly well what Obama could do to Hillary in order to create a united front. Of course, Obama and the CIA aren’t quite in lockstep these days.


19 posted on 09/07/2009 3:25:28 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Btw, didn’t it seem strange at the time that Clinton was sent off to African by Obama???


20 posted on 09/07/2009 3:29:48 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Very strange...


21 posted on 09/07/2009 3:39:22 PM PDT by conservative cat (America, you have been PWNED!)
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To: Erik Latranyi

“Don’t be surprised if the Administration had intelligence on this and did nothing.

“The death of the Secretary of State would create unity in this country (like after 9/11) and eliminate a potential Obama opponent.”

They would not want it to happen because it would create unity.


22 posted on 09/07/2009 4:50:37 PM PDT by Bhoy
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To: kingattax

Now, I can’t believe this story after everything Obummer has done to keep the peace with his Muslim Brothers.

Unless they want Hillary out of the way?

And the plot thickens!


23 posted on 09/07/2009 5:38:04 PM PDT by Paige ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing," Edmund Burke)
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To: Paige
What if. . .by chance. . .this was planted by agents of Mme Clinton herself, to give her relevance and importance.

After all, nobody tried so hard to kill a nonenity.

24 posted on 09/07/2009 5:55:04 PM PDT by doberville
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To: All

ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alshabaab/index


25 posted on 09/07/2009 8:14:40 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: backhoe; Oorang; Velveeta

SNIPPET from the link in post no. 1:

“Five suspected al-Shabaab terrorists were arrested, including a man believed to be a Somali carrying a Danish passport.”

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stepping back in time...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2147450/posts?page=4#4

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QUOTE:

http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/023820.php

December 7, 2008

Somalis leaving Denmark to wage jihad in Somalia
More on the migrating Somalis. “Denmark: Somalis leaving to fight in Somalia,” from Islam in Europe, December 6 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm):

More and more Somalis with a residence permit in Denmark are going to back their former homeland to get military training and religious school at the al-Qaeda related terror group al-Shabab. This has gotten the Danish intelligence service to pay more attention to Somalis living in Denmark, reports Politiken.
The head of the Somali Society in Aarhus, Abdirashid Sheikh Mohamud, is concerned about the development and calls it a “very sensitive area.”

“The government in Somalia has complained in the past about people from Scandinavia who support al-shabab either militarily or financially. I believe that about 15 people from Jutland traveled to Somalia to train with the group. In Zealand there are certainly several,” he says to Politiken.

He has unsuccessfully tried to warn against an extremist group among a small, non-integrated part of the 16,000 Somalis in Denmark.

“But we can’t make contact with this group of Somalis, because they often act threateningly,” he explains...

Posted by Raymond at December 7, 2008 5:07 PM

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http://www.thememriblog.org/blog_personal/en/11713.htm

Blog Details
Somali Jihadists Call on American and European Muslims to Join Jihad in Somalia

In a video posted recently on Islamist websites, the Somali jihad group Shabab Al-Mujahideen called on Muslims living in the U.S. and Europe to come to Somalia and join the jihad there. The video is in Arabic, Somali and English.

CLICK HERE to read the full report.

Posted at: 2008-11-27


26 posted on 09/07/2009 8:19:58 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Bhoy
They would not want it to happen because it would create unity.

Of course they would want unity....because it would be unity under THEM and then they would be able to pass anything without public scrutiny.

27 posted on 09/08/2009 12:03:20 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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