Skip to comments.New York City terror attack apparently was set for Sept. 11
Posted on 09/25/2009 10:46:01 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
DENVER An Afghan immigrant wanted to carry out a massive New York City terror attack involving hydrogen peroxide bombs on commuter trains to coincide with the Sept. 11 anniversary before federal authorities foiled the plan, a U.S. prosecutor said Friday.
U.S. prosecutor Tim Neff told a federal judge in Denver that Najibullah Zazi "was intent on being in New York on 9/11" for a possible terror attack.
"The defendant was in the throes of making a bomb and attempting to perfect his formulation," Neff said. He called the evidence a "chilling, disturbing sequence of events."
Neff ordered Zazi, a 24-year-old Afghan-born coffee cart owner in New York and Denver airport shuttle driver, transferred to New York City to face charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction. ..
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Hydrogen peroxide? Hell, I use that to clean my teeth.
These “people” sure don’t like NYC.
Ahmad Wais Afzali, a New York imam, arrives home after being released on bail from federal custody in Queens, New York September 24, 2009. Afzali, a New York police informant, has been charged in connection with Najibullah Zazi, a Colorado airport shuttle driver who has been charged in New York with conspiring to launch a bombing attack in the United States. The U.S. attorney general said any imminent threat from the plot had been thwarted. REUTERS/Cary Horowitz (UNITED STATES CRIME LAW POLITICS)
...thanks Mr. Kennedy...you immigration policy makes us all face dangers never imagined before 1965...may your condo in Hades next to your icons, Stalin and Marx, not have AC.
To these loons NYC stands for everything they hate about the west.
It would be nice if Obama and friends looked at Afghanistan as "terrorist training grounds".
THAT'S A REASON TO "WIN THE WAR"!!!!!!!
Oh, great: 8 million NYers in the city and the FBI would’ve just let him drive on in to implement the bomb plot. But because Obama was in the city, they actually had to move in to disrupt it. Jeesh!
Hydrogen peroxide when concentrated is a powerful oxidizer.
Bomb has 2 main ingredients: oxidizer + fuel.
A bomb can be made with 2 grocery store ingredients: hydrogen peroxide (needs to be concentrated) + Tang.
After this capture I heard a real liberal say “I guess there really are terrorists but 60 thousand people die a year in car accidents”
I say we investigate those Feds who foiled this plot! How many rights were violated to gather this information!?
AG Eric Holder, start the investigation now!!!!
So Norm, are ya glad this guy isn’t your next door neighbor?
he shopped for acetone too.. what ya use that on? ;-)
“...involving hydrogen peroxide bombs...”
Oh man! So everyone would have become a bleached blonde?? Oh, the horror! Oh, the humanity!!
Dead, if NJ Transit is attacked and you don’t see me posting anymore, call for vengance for me!
So the liberal equates car accidents with mass murder.
Released on bail? He should be in gitmo.
So this guy was a double agent....and now he’s out on bail....Wow...America, what a country!
Mayor Bloomberg said pretty much the same thing a few years back.
What would a hydrogen peroxide bomb do! i’m unfamilar with the effects?
Glad they caught them but Obama will give them a free pass as the guy will claim it was for his teeth.
Thanks Obama for taking some border guards away from the US/Mexico boarder.
They probably meant triacetone peroxide, TATP.
Well be careful!
Illiterate/ignorant journalist. The guy was buying hydrogen peroxide and acetone (nail polish remover) from beauty supply shops. Those are part of the reagents required to make PETN. A favorite terrorist explosive.
I should have read further. TATP is what you can make from those two reagents. It's not very stable. That's why the Pali terrorists have so many "work accidents".
Since they haven’t found any of the others involved, and haven’t found any of the bomb materials, I wouldn’t rest too easy just yet.
has obama claimed credit for the “foiling” of the attacks or are they still mum on the subject?
Sorry bud, but I think you have the wrong explosive, PETN’s preparation involves the nitration of pentaerythritol with a mixture of concentrated nitric and sulfuric acid.
TATP, Acetone peroxide (triacetone triperoxide, peroxyacetone, TATP, TCAP) “Acetone peroxide” most commonly refers to the cyclic trimer TCAP (tri-cyclic acetone peroxide, or tri-cyclo, C9H18O6) obtained by a reaction between hydrogen peroxide and acetone in an acid-catalyzed nucleophilic addition
Maybe it works better than Tang, which someone said could serve as the oxidate (sp?--that which is oxidized?). I believe he was trying to make something called TATP, which is supposed to be powerful, but highly unstable.
And why again is it that he is in this country?
Absolutely! The amenities are probably much better suited to his comportment.
I will personally launch a vengance jihad in your name!
Pure stuff would REALLY clean your teeth.
Apparently this guy bought loads of professional hair products, and was distilling pure hydrogen peroxide, which is basically rocket fuel. About as explosive as nitro.
Arrgh. Wifey and I were in New York that week to celebrate our anniversary by taking her to the US Open, we were ALL over Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens on the Subway. Just Damn....
Okay, but don’t mix it with fingernail polish remover when you do. ;>)
Hydorgen peroxide in high grade form is also rocket fuel.
Wasn’t Kitty Dukakis drinking that stuff at one point?
Incorrigible, I promise to do that for you.
If you were to be so unlucky, can I have your remaining ammo?
Imagine if in response to AIDS deaths you would say something like that! So I guess a good response would be, “That is a good point. So we could save a lot of the money we spend on AIDS research based on that same analysis. Since 60,000 people will die in car accidents...?”
And FREE on bail????
LOL. Ditto that. I take NJ transit into the city every day. I've be on high alert since 9/11. I never stop checking my surroundings. I notice that the PATH is under extra scrutiny lately.
“Hydrogen peroxide? Hell, I use that to clean my teeth.
These people sure dont like NYC.”
They love us. Always coming back for more aren’t they? (I get bad feeling about this stuff. Really bad.)
Nail polish remover and also the only thing that will take crazy glue off your fingers..
“Oh, great: 8 million NYers in the city and the FBI wouldve just let him drive on in to implement the bomb plot. But because Obama was in the city, they actually had to move in to disrupt it. Jeesh!”
Let’s be fair. The stated reason factually is because the imam was a double agent. He ratted out the Feds to the Afghan terrorist.
He'll go direclty to the Caribbean for some R&R on the beach. He won't even have to stop at Gitmo first.
He was trying to blond everybody?
The mad blonder.
I just can’t get excited over this bust...Dad gets out on an unsecured 50k bond...The imamam is grinning. I’m just not getting this....
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