Skip to comments.Possible Mail Bomb Terror Plot Threatens U.S. Religious Institutions
Posted on 10/29/2010 1:14:58 PM PDT by combat_boots
WASHINGTON A package containing explosive materials was intercepted in Dubai on its way from Yemen to a Chicago Jewish institution, and authorities in London were investigating a suspicious package in England as part of a terror probe that spanned three continents, officials said Friday.
U.S. officials said they were increasingly confident that the packages were part of a plot by Yemens al-Qaida branch, the same group responsible for an attempted bombing of a U.S.-bound airliner last Christmas.
Intelligence officials have been monitoring the suspected plot for days, an official said. The packages were discovered in England and Dubai late Thursday after a foreign intelligence service picked up information related to Yemen and passed it on to the U.S., one official said.
An official United Arab Emirates security source said the package discovered there was a device containing explosive materials.
No explosives have been found in the U.S. Items continued to be tested in England.
U.S. national security officials alerted President Barack Obama to a potential terrorist threat, the White House said. Obama planned a public statement on the developments later Friday.
The two packages were addressed to Chicago religious sites, Chicago FBI spokesman Ross Rice said. Both were sent from the same address in Yemen to Jewish organizations in Chicago, U.S. officials said. Other than Rice, all the officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation.
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This is from the ‘playbook’ of the lefties. Distract, Distract, Distract...and maybe inject some fear and keep people from going to the polls (which will only work on limp wrsts btw).
Looks like something’s missing.
This reaks of wag the dog. Nothing happened, but BHO has to give a speech? Since when does a president use the occasion of suspicious packages to give a speech? Since when does a plane with parcels from Yemen get fighter plane escorts? This all stinks to high heaven and I’m the least conspiratorial guy on FR.
Can’t wait to hear how Zero and Napi saved the day.
Thank you, folks.
You got ‘em.
Attaboys all around.
Here’s hoping business is very, VERY GOOD.
Here’s a tip:
If you are Jewish institution you may want to skip accepting any packages or mail from yemen or any other sharia law craphole of a country!
If that was the work of AQ then it had to have been their Junior High Auxillary. I’m calling Dog Wag.
To remind us that we can take it???
I think the Jewish institutions are the "diversion" part of this...
Must be lotsa chatter...
There was no one here who could have assembled and delivered an explosive device? It had to be assembled and flown in from Yemen? Oh, come on. If this is the best they could come up with for an October surprise they are more pathetic than I thought.
"Wag the camel."