Skip to comments.'Credible But Not Specific' Threat of New Terrorist Attack (It's not October yet, fool!)
Posted on 09/28/2010 5:41:24 PM PDT by markomalley
US and European officials said Tuesday they have detected a plot to carry out a major, coordinated series of new terror attacks in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and possibly the United States.
A senior US official said that while there is a "credible" threat, no specific time or place is known. President Obama has been briefed about the threat, say senior US officials.
Intelligence and law enforcement authorities in the US and Europe said the threat information is based on the interrogation of a suspected German terrorist allegedly captured on his way to Europe in late summer and now being held at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
US law enforcement officials say they have been told the terrorists were planning a series of "Mumbai-style" commando raids on what were termed "economic or soft" targets in the countries.
In testimony before Congress last week, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said, "We are all seeing increased activity by a more diverse set of groups and a more diverse set of threats."
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Does this remind anybody of that terrorist attack in Spain that handed the election to the liberals? I wonder if that is the terrorists’ plan/hope for us?
Obama's torturing innocent people!!!!!
Obama’s response was probably: “We can absorb a terrorist attack”.
How would a big terror attack help Congressional Dems? Sure it would raise Obama’s popularity and take some of the laser focus off the economy but terrorism concern plays to the strengths of our Repub candidates.
No problem, we can absorb it. /s
This can’t be. Obama’s election was going to bring peace and harmony to the world.
All the more reason to vote these corrupt, incompetent and traitorous Obama minions out of office.
You know, I hope it would actually *hurt* Dems. But in all honesty I’ve lost some faith in the US electorate since it handed the Oval Office to Obama. Yes, McCain was a crappy candidate, and yes, gas prices and other issues seemed to help the Dems. Still there’s no excuse for falling for the Marxist empty suit. So would a terrorist attack help or hurt the Dems? I shudder to think.
Heck, for all we know, this is a code signal to terrorists. You really have to watch what he’s saying, some of it so crazy.
Gee nothing specific...I remember the lefties just going bonkers blaming boooosh, even though Clinton knew..
Where is the left on this one? Crickets of course.
And that’s with the media hiding the 15 or so that’s happend here since Obama threw the doors open and said cmon in, we’ll protect YOU, terrorists!
According to his worshipers, we haven’t given him enough time. ;-)
Does this mean the war on terror isn’t over?
An impending man made disaster is coming???
Hold on to your arses...Obama will certainly blame us the citizenry.
Yup, the terrorists. That works for me. Uh-huh.
It could provide a crisis, to provide Obama a reason to declare martial law. Maybe postpone the election "until the crisis is over".
Possibly, but if that is what they are thinking, I believe they are making a serious misjudgment.
Americans are already angry at Obama, see him as weak on national defense as well as incompetent on economic matters. If the Islamics or Dems think that successful terrorist attack will convince people to rally to the Presidential Colors and thus boost Democrat chances, they are deluding themselves.
It would have the exact opposite effect, because why American may be divided on Republican economic policies, when it comes to military and foreign affairs, they win hands down.
Will this create jobs?
Are trucks being stopped in Georgia?
Good work, in tying these two issues together. It would not surprise me if there was a connection in there somewhere—especially with the Iranian madman. Let’s just pray Americans are way more savvy than the Spaniards.
Obama knows a place in NY for them, maybe even a new shiny mosque for them!!!
Trucks being inspected:
From your lips to God’s ears. I pray you’re right, and such an attack would bring out the very best in us—including the kind of patriotism that is sick and tired enough of Obama to give the Republicans an even bigger sweep in Nov.
I haven’t been out on the road much since last weekend, and I live in a smallish town. I haven’t seen any trucks being stopped, but then I don’t think I’m in the best position to observe it. Are there reports of trucks being stopped and searched?
‘possibly the United States’
So it’s possible the U.S. isn’t being considered.
But it sure gets unemployement and out of control government out of the headlines, eh?
I'm not all that hopeful. The news might interfere with American Idol...or maybe even Monday Night Football.
This doesnt help odumbo or the rats. It just reminds the voters how weak they are
I have a cat named Spike who would like to meet Infidel Kitteh. Spike didn’t get his name for nothing. ;)
As for the election/possible attack. It could go either way. Sometimes US voters act stupidly, but other times they come through in a big way. I’m leaning toward the belief that a terrorist strike would bring out our best—and the Dems are NOT our best.
And still we dither about what to do, whether Afghanistan is worth it, etc. Annihilate them wherever they stick their head up. The only thing these people will respond to is strength. They expect us to be weak.
“Allegedly captured”? It took four ABC “reporters” and an alleged editor to come up with “allegedly captured”? I doubt the cited law enforcement authorities in the US and Europe speaking of the “suspected German terrorist” uttered that phrase and if they had, the reporter(s) should have thrown a red flag on the field. They insert these verbs to boost their word count and to simulate intelligence without regard to what they are allegedly reporting. I’m sorry, but the suspected terrorist was either captured or he wasn’t, and if he wasn’t, there is no story. “Journalism school” ain’t what it used to be.
Big fat Sis will know about the terrorist attack the day after. What a joke for head of Homeland Insurity.
March 11, 2003.
Don't worry tough guy 0bama says we can absorb it. So what if some or a lot of people die, tough guy says it will make us stronger.
We are so screwed. How many of us will survive the incompetence and villainy of the Usurper.
>>Are there reports of trucks being stopped and searched?
The Quisling MSM would never tell the terrorists exactly where the checkpoints are because that might facilitate the terrorists eluding the checkp... err... wait - “The QUISLING msm”.
Thanks for the link. It sounds like the authorities are starting to get worried. I can’t imagine why. With the border so well patrolled and under control, it’s hard to see how the terrorists could possibly sneak in. /s
Pretty soon the only reader/viewership the Dinosaur Media has will be the terrorists, looking for helpful tips.
Those rascally moderates are at it again.
suspend elections ???
Ozero makes the statement that we can absorb a terrorist attack.
Imadinnerjacket, black panthers and farrakook hold a secret meeting.
News comes out that there is a credible threat of a new terrorist attack.
There are no coincidences witht this crowd.
As beyond sickening and Adolf Hitler as Obama is. He has sadly encouraged this.
Politics aside for a moment. We are all complacent to this, most especially the liberals and media.
“President Obama has been briefed”
I am not sure who the bigger terrorist is, the subject of the briefing or the person being briefed?
“Does this remind anybody of that terrorist attack in Spain that handed the election to the liberals? I wonder if that is the terrorists plan/hope for us?”
We have plenty “HOMEGROWN” anarchist/terrorist that would love to effect such a change. After all I’m sure they have all read Bill Ayers musings on the subject, and look where he ended up.
You’re right, but I wonder if the anarchists have the will? Muslims who murder are convinced they’ll get 72 virgins. I think the average anarchist likes staying alive and being a self-indulgent agitator more than being a martyr, though I’m sure there are exceptions.
Why do you think they wear bandanas over their faces. They like to keep their id’s secret while they trash other peoples businesses.
I will be interested who the new (unknown) Marxist are that show up to this thing.
Ofcourse, a gathering of hundreds would be perfect. as opposed the 800,000 that showed up for Becks “Restoring American Honor”
This whole thing is a power play to try deminish the Beck Rally.
Mainly to show their are more of the Commie/Fascist than God Fearing people willing to take up the fight in the WAR for Americas Soul.
When the Kenyan made that traitorous comment the other day, I stated then that I wondered if that was his coded message to the izlamo-nazis that now is the right time to carry out another attempt. Looks like a had a moment of prescience.
I fully expect the next terrorist attack, surely to come prior to Nov2, to be a well coordinated affair. Islamonutz from the east, and Obammunists from the west, are well [community] organized.
I think anarchists get a charge out of running amuck and getting away with it. I don’t think they set out to trash businesses in hopes of dying a martyr—or getting arrested and serving a life sentence. If they opt to pull off the magnitude of terrorist attack that could affect an election, they risk death or severe incarceration. So far that hasn’t been their MO.