Skip to comments.Jordan foils major terrorist plot (Code Named 9/11-2)
Posted on 10/21/2012 4:50:17 PM PDT by Snuph
The General Intelligence Department has foiled a major terrorist plot while in the planning and preliminary stages. The plot by a group of 11 terrorists associated with the ideology of Al Qaeda, was designed to target and carry out attacks against vital targets in Jordan including shopping centers, residential areas, diplomats and foreign nationals.
The objective of the plot, labeled as 9/11 (2) in reference to the Amman hotel bombings of 2005, was to cause chaos and anarchy and spread fear among the population, setting the stage for further operations to follow. The group had intended to take advantage of what they believed was the Intelligence "preoccupation" with other files, to carry out their plans.
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Crap...I was hoping to see PETRA again one day. The parts of Ammman I saw looked like Beverly Hills!! Jordan is beautiful! Jerash fab. also.
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