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Jordan foils Qaeda plot, arrests 11 militants : state TV
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Posted on 10/21/2012 12:04:34 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan foiled a major plot by an al Qaeda-linked cell to destabilize the key U.S. ally's security by bombing shopping centers and assassinating Western diplomats, state television said on Sunday.

Security forces detained 11 suspects in connection with a plot going on since June to carry out attacks in the capital Amman using smuggled weapons and explosives brought from Syria, according to security officials cited by television.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaedajordan; egypt; iran; iraq; jordan; jordanalqaeda; jordanterrorplot; lebanon; saudiarabia; syria; turkey; waronterror

1 posted on 10/21/2012 12:04:41 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Ernest.


2 posted on 10/21/2012 12:49:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Jordan gettin the job done, yup...!

The DHS has the same number of people as the USMC and TWICE rheir budget...


3 posted on 10/21/2012 1:27:59 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
using smuggled weapons and explosives brought from Syria

Hmmmmmm.

4 posted on 10/21/2012 2:26:31 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Betcha dollars to donuts that Obama, Axlerod, and Jarrett, are busy trying to figure out how Bammy can take credit for this.


5 posted on 10/21/2012 2:45:57 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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