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Will ISIS plan a 9/11-style terror plot against the U.S.?
CBS News ^ | 06/16/2014 | Rebecca Kaplan

Posted on 06/16/2014 7:18:55 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Republicans are sounding the warning that the next 9/11-like terror plot could emerge from the regions of Iraq and Syria that are currently dominated by an extremist group bearing down on Baghdad.

As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) - which has already captured the cities of Tikrit and Mosul and is threatening to take the capital city as well - grows in strength and numbers, will it pose an immediate threat to the United States homeland as well?

Experts say the group's increasing power and reach is concerning, though it's not entirely clear when they might be able to threaten the U.S.

"You've got motivation mixed with opportunity, ideology and foreign fighters and all of that looks like a very extreme version of Afghanistan in the '90s, plus what was happening in Iraq after the Iraq war," said CBS News National Security Analyst Juan Zarate. "This is a cauldron of future terrorist threats to the west."

The bigger danger, Zarate said, is that the U.S. does not yet know exactly what the group will look like once it evolves. While ISIS might not launch an attack on U.S. soil tomorrow, he said, "I think the grave threat here is that you have the seeds of a new terrorist movement emerging very aggressively."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraq; isis; terrorism
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1 posted on 06/16/2014 7:18:55 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“See you in New York!”

Half a billion to spend. Endless supply of young men willing to die for their 72 virgins. Open U.S. borders...

What could go wrong?


2 posted on 06/16/2014 7:20:24 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Obama is arming them in Syria. He’s probably arming them here. I will be surprised if he doesn’t go all out before 2016.


3 posted on 06/16/2014 7:22:14 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Stay out of Iraq and lock down the borders here and enforce the immigration laws to the last detail and get rid of all the illegal immigrants.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 7:23:47 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ll make a deal with our “lawmakers” if they can prove they’re concerned by locking down our border and stop importing muslims legally, I’ll believe their concerns.


5 posted on 06/16/2014 7:23:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Will ISIS plan a 9/11-style terror plot against the U.S.?

Wait. What?! Isn't Traitorobama already the 9/11-style islamoterrorist plot against the U.S., enabled by DemonicRats and the fifth-column MSM.

6 posted on 06/16/2014 7:24:08 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: SeekAndFind

Not soon enough for your (EXEMPT) Congress and King."



7 posted on 06/16/2014 7:24:12 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SeekAndFind

When have Islamic extremists not wanted to do another 9/11 attack against the U.S.?


8 posted on 06/16/2014 7:24:14 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, according to the “latest polls”, 40% of “americans” would “approve” if they did.


9 posted on 06/16/2014 7:24:28 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Does the media call them ISIS now so they can pretend al qaeda was defeated by hussein?


10 posted on 06/16/2014 7:24:45 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: TigerClaws

Nope not New York but Jerusalem.

In this extemely graphic hour long video it is clear that the intentions of ISIS is to destroy Al Aqsa or as Jewish and Christians call it the Temple mount.

They speak of meetin in Al Quds....or Jerusalem.

I mentioned it last week that the underlying drive of ISIS is their belief in end time prophecy. This cannot be ignored.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKELtjoNrPU&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DzKELtjoNrPU&has_verified=1


11 posted on 06/16/2014 7:24:57 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: SeekAndFind

Of course they will. The blood will be on Obama’s hands.


12 posted on 06/16/2014 7:25:00 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: SeekAndFind

In short? NO. That second 9/11/2001 attack came on January 20, 2009.


13 posted on 06/16/2014 7:25:53 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Star Traveler

Ha! Good one. That’s funny.


14 posted on 06/16/2014 7:26:22 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Radicalized via the Internet)
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To: Star Traveler

Since not a single one of those things will happen, buy guns and ammo. It’s the perfect time, gun prices are way down.


15 posted on 06/16/2014 7:27:14 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

It’s definitely a joke with Obama ...


16 posted on 06/16/2014 7:27:43 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: SeekAndFind

WILL they plan such an attack?

I think those plans are already growing old & have been planned for some time.


17 posted on 06/16/2014 7:27:45 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: SeekAndFind

Perhaps now people will realize that giving arms to the “Islamic rebels” in Syria was sheer lunacy.


18 posted on 06/16/2014 7:28:27 AM PDT by allendale
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To: SeekAndFind

Nah. They’re peaceful and moderate, just like Obama said


19 posted on 06/16/2014 7:28:43 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: demshateGod

They certainly won’t happen with Obama in the President’s Office ...


20 posted on 06/16/2014 7:28:49 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: shelterguy

They will hit New York and Washington DC—They have said as much—these guys are telling us their plans—only the How is left to them. In a year they will make their move. Lots of folks going to die but this time we will do Zip.


21 posted on 06/16/2014 7:30:14 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Prediction, it will go way down to almost zip once they see what really, really had take place bigtime.


22 posted on 06/16/2014 7:32:39 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: demshateGod

Gun sales have gone up bigtime.

Americans have gotten armed to the teeth.


23 posted on 06/16/2014 7:34:27 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: DoodleDawg

They did it on 9/11/12.....


24 posted on 06/16/2014 7:35:25 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: SeekAndFind

SO tired of people trying to scare us with (indeed a real) boogeyman.

They need no excuse. They are ALWAYS plotting. But the politicians always have to scare the sheep to keep them from focusing on the real problem in America ... the politicians.


25 posted on 06/16/2014 7:35:39 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Gaffer

You’re right, it won’t be anything like 911. It will be more like a Mosul 2014 style attack. The Blue State Dhimmicrats won’t know what hit them. 0 will have planned it, and he’ll parlay it into exec action on guns. Then, the powder keg will explode and millions will die. The LIV’s and the elites’ heads will be spinning. “I didn’t see this coming.” It will be more than Obama and the lefties bargained for when good, peaceful people release pent up passion.


26 posted on 06/16/2014 7:35:50 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

How sad it is that this apparently must happen before people wake up.


27 posted on 06/16/2014 7:35:57 AM PDT by Obadiah (None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: demshateGod

You got it, once it reaches way too close for home, ANGRY blowback will come and the LIBS will be SHOCKED by what has happened.


28 posted on 06/16/2014 7:38:12 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

I believe obama will make a deal that no attack on the U.S. mainland can take place until there is a Republican administration. He will continue to support them as long as there is no attack.

When a Republican becomes President ... it’s game on.


29 posted on 06/16/2014 7:38:36 AM PDT by Comment Not Approved (When bureaucrats outlaw hunting, outlaws will hunt bureaucrats.)
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To: Gabrial
Of course they will. The blood will be on Obama’s hands.

That suits him just fine. He doesn't care.

30 posted on 06/16/2014 7:40:10 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: SeekAndFind

In Iraq and Syria they have access to far more 21st. Century infrastructure than AQ ever did in Afghanistan.


31 posted on 06/16/2014 7:43:06 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

We deserve everything we get, the corruption in DC is the worst in our history. Both parties have been stealing money from taxpayers by the dump truck load.

“A people deserve the leaders it gets” Jefferson


32 posted on 06/16/2014 7:43:09 AM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: SeekAndFind

Is ISIS/ISIL really concerned with some grandiose plan like 911? Some of the 911 hijackers were fooled into doing a suicide operation, they thought it was a hijacking. That planning with fickle participants, is that in keeping with the dicipline that ISIS/ISIL displays?

They could just put four guys out in a car on a highway near you and start macine gunning the cars they pass. They might easily shoot up 50 cars before they run out of ammo or before they are stopped. That could happen any and it could happen again the next day -that’s effective terrorism.

Or, as we have seen they have very effective (masked) death squads. They could send their star death squad here, we can’t identify them. They may have no record under another Nationality. They could send a death squad with a senced pistol, and camera of coarse, to a Senator’s house, congressmen’s house, or better yet a celebrity. They could then easily slip away and post thier video. Again, that could happen any and it could happen again the next day -that’s effective terrorism.


33 posted on 06/16/2014 7:43:28 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: SeekAndFind

They’re already here thanks to 0bozo.


34 posted on 06/16/2014 7:45:38 AM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: Obadiah

I remember how things felt just before 911. I remember thinking something needed to happen to wake people up. It happened, people stirred, then went back to sleep.


35 posted on 06/16/2014 7:48:04 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Comment Not Approved

Second it.


36 posted on 06/16/2014 7:49:17 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, someone could be getting creative...Malaysia first then 13 planes vanish from radars over Europe. doubt its the desert people but it could be made to look like they did it. What is “the Sum of All Fears.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3167872/posts


37 posted on 06/16/2014 7:54:06 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: SeekAndFind
What? I thought Valerie's plan was to have Iran save the day... In gratitude we ‘give’ them most of Iraq...
38 posted on 06/16/2014 7:54:12 AM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: demshateGod

“””I remember how things felt just before 911. I remember thinking something needed to happen to wake people up. It happened, people stirred, then went back to sleep.””””

Actually, they just used it to blame Bush. He became the enemy, not the towelheads.


39 posted on 06/16/2014 7:56:36 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: SeekAndFind
The result would be many corpses with turbans.
40 posted on 06/16/2014 7:59:08 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: SeekAndFind

US targets are the ultimate goal for terrorism for all Islamists. The US chose the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan and they are now closed. The Islamists are now in control and guess their choice for the battlefield du jour? And they are well positioned with a fifth column already in place and the southern border wide open.


41 posted on 06/16/2014 8:02:47 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Mark17

Source: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-MwCk_wbC4aM/UM5eEUfgpHI/AAAAAAAAOoU/BZ741gAV13M/s320/obama_logo_bloody_hands.jpg

42 posted on 06/16/2014 8:03:10 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: demshateGod

It wasn’t that people fell asleep.

What happened was that Bush was becoming too popular and the only way to change that was for the media and the dems to incessantly lie about what was happening.


43 posted on 06/16/2014 8:03:11 AM PDT by what's up
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To: SeekAndFind

no they will not.

as evidenced by all their attacks, it’s been a progression in strategy and timing.

9-11 proved they could pull off a coordinated multi-prong attack. the only thing left is to increase the ordinance

and since we let anyone walk over the board... expect a few dozen satchel nukes to be brought in, assembled, and denotated across 10 cities

I wonder if people will blame 0bama at that point. doubtful. he’ll spin it and use it as a rallying cry... even tho he let it happen.


44 posted on 06/16/2014 8:04:19 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: SeekAndFind

My guess is that they will target a very blue big city.

Its Prog suicide.


45 posted on 06/16/2014 8:05:46 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I refuse to use this latest group’s new name. I haven’t learned how to pronounce the last two or three.

I blame W. for this. He made such a big deal about the difference between the vast majority of “good” Muslims and Al Qaida. We waged a war against, first the Taliban, then Al Qaida. Then this affiliated group and that affiliated group. New name after new name.

We are at war with “MUSLIM TERRORISTS”. ONE name, ONE group. I don’t care if they are Shia or Sunni, Arab or Persian, European or African. THEY ARE ALL MUSLIM TERRORISTS! THEY ARE ALL MUSLIMS!

We are obsessed with “naming” them, when we should be KILLING them.


46 posted on 06/16/2014 8:08:53 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Star Traveler

“lock down the borders here and enforce the immigration laws to the last detail and get rid of all the illegal immigrants.”

Wish we had the leadership with the gonads to do this. Most immigrants post-1980’s have been bad news for America anyways. We should have a permanent moratorium on immigration.


47 posted on 06/16/2014 8:09:40 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: SeekAndFind

Owebama’s dog Bowe spent the last 5 years teaching them how to do it!


48 posted on 06/16/2014 8:11:16 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: SampleMan

RE: My guess is that they will target a very blue big city.

God forbid it’s us again :(


49 posted on 06/16/2014 8:11:16 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
"Will ISIS plan a 9/11-style terror plot against the U.S.?"

YES!!!

50 posted on 06/16/2014 8:16:33 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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