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Missing Libyan Jetliners Raise Fears of Suicide Airliner Attacks on 9/11
Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 2, 2014 | By Bill Gertz

Posted on 09/02/2014 2:08:21 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence agencies recently issued a warning that the jets could be used in terrorist attacks across North Africa.

Intelligence reports of the stolen jetliners were distributed within the U.S. government over the past two weeks and included a warning that one or more of the aircraft could be used in an attack later this month on the date marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against New York and Washington, said U.S. officials familiar with the reports.

“There are a number of commercial airliners in Libya that are missing,” said one official. “We found out on September 11 what can happen with hijacked planes.”

The official said the aircraft are a serious counterterrorism concern because reports of terrorist control over the Libyan airliners come three weeks before the 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks and the second anniversary of the Libyan terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi. . .

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: caliphate; commercialjets; hussein; jetliners; jets; libya; missinglibyajets; obamasfault; tripoliairport; weretoast
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1 posted on 09/02/2014 2:08:21 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Well isn’t this special....


2 posted on 09/02/2014 2:10:09 PM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I’m sorry, who was it that decided Qaddafi had to go??

Finally, one he CAN’T BLAME on Bush . . . not that the media would notice.


3 posted on 09/02/2014 2:10:34 PM PDT by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Great, just great.

Beware any commercial flight with “radio trouble” and/or other identification signaling turned off.

Yes, just speculating - I admit that. Who wouldn’t hesitate to fire on something like that, thinking it could be legit?

(not including MH17)

Oy


4 posted on 09/02/2014 2:11:41 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: LRoggy

Old Hilly

We came, we saw, he Died........ SARC


5 posted on 09/02/2014 2:11:48 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Brad from Tennessee

What the heck? Are they taking them to Maaco and getting United paint jobs on them? Ground all Libyan air jets until these are recovered or disabled. Duh!


6 posted on 09/02/2014 2:12:28 PM PDT by Fireone (Impeach and imprison, NOW! Treason and murder are still crimes.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
I hope Barack reads the news today.
7 posted on 09/02/2014 2:13:42 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

There’s news on the golf course?


8 posted on 09/02/2014 2:15:43 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: TexasCajun
I hope Barack reads the news today.

If it's not on ABC, it didn't happen.

9 posted on 09/02/2014 2:16:48 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Maybe they’re aiming for European targets this time...The Vatican? Eiffel Tower? Big Ben?


10 posted on 09/02/2014 2:17:47 PM PDT by bimboeruption (REMEMBER MISSISSIPPI!)
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To: ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; Badeye; Bikers4Bush; BlindedByTruth; ...

Missing Libyan Jetliners Raise Fears of Suicide Airliner Attacks on 9/11.

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/missing-libyan-jetliners-raise-fears-of-suicide-airliner-attacks-on-911/


11 posted on 09/02/2014 2:19:41 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (The democ"RAT"ic party preys on the ignorant..!)
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To: LRoggy

“It’s time for Qaddafi to go.” —BARACK OBAMA, March 3, 2011


12 posted on 09/02/2014 2:25:18 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
I'm old enough to remember Obama hailing Libya as a success.

Obama to Leno: Libya a recipe for success

13 posted on 09/02/2014 2:25:33 PM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Well, if something does happen, we can sure count on the support of folks who trashed our efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan non-stop for years.

Perhaps we’ll do what they wanted last time, just let the terrorists have a free shot.

You know it will be our fault too. Our military isn’t all at home, even though 09/11 took place when they were out of the Middle-East.

Should be interesting...


14 posted on 09/02/2014 2:25:53 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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To: socal_parrot

I’m old enough to remember Obama hailing Libya as a success.


So am I. Too bad the MSM won’t call him out on it unlike “ mission accomplished” treatment.


15 posted on 09/02/2014 2:26:35 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Brad from Tennessee

There is s difference between guiding an airliner into a building and taking the full control from takeoff to suicide-crash. If the pilot doesn’t really know what he is doing, he will crash it before he gets off the ground.


16 posted on 09/02/2014 2:26:46 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Fireone

I don’t think they could fly non-stop from Libya to North America anyway, that is why they are worrying these planes could be a terror threat in North Africa.


17 posted on 09/02/2014 2:28:56 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Those that can’t wait until the Saudi Royal family is killed in total, may want to go to school on this. I know it’s a long shot, but I’ll toss it out there anyway.


18 posted on 09/02/2014 2:29:03 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

“What difference does it make?”


19 posted on 09/02/2014 2:29:38 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: TexasCajun

I hope Barack reads the news today.

Barak read the news today,
about a journalist who finally made the grade.
He lost his head out on the sands,
he didn’t notice that the sides had changed....


20 posted on 09/02/2014 2:30:13 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Unfortunately many of the pilots went over to the new regime I imagine.

Airbus and Bombardiar it looks like. These will be time bombs for decades.


21 posted on 09/02/2014 2:30:22 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Where the F do you hide 13 airliners?

Why are there not USAF fighters dropping bombs on them?

Isnt this what the SEALs train for?


22 posted on 09/02/2014 2:31:10 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Ebola: Death is a lagging indicator.)
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To: Vermont Lt

what is the range on those things?


23 posted on 09/02/2014 2:32:26 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

We're buddies right?

24 posted on 09/02/2014 2:33:17 PM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

RE: Missing Libyan Jetliners Raise Fears of Suicide Airliner Attacks on 9/11

Does anybody remember the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? A Boeing 777 that disappeared out of sight?


25 posted on 09/02/2014 2:33:52 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

“If you look ahead a bit out of the left window, you’ll see ISIS beheading its third Journalist this week, while on the right side is a nice view of Mt. Mohamad, with the ...”

Why the HELL are commercial airliners STILL being flown into Libya?


26 posted on 09/02/2014 2:35:06 PM PDT by BobL (...part of Agenda 21 (whatever that is))
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To: GeronL

most of these airbus have a 4000 to 7,500 nautical mile range as I recall.

With some modest modifications of auxiliary tanks they can probably equal the range of any aircraft out there.

The world is a very unsafe place.


27 posted on 09/02/2014 2:37:47 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: BobL

some of these were Libyian airlines fleet planes that are now missing from the airport where they were based.


28 posted on 09/02/2014 2:39:24 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

If they’re smart, and like it or not, this bunch is VERY SMART (after all, they outwitted the smartest woman on the planet), they will turn off their transponders and fly in the radar shadow of legitimate airliners, and then, once over Europe break off and do their thing.

Does Europe even use Primary Radar anymore, or are they TOTALLY DEPENDENT on transponders now?


29 posted on 09/02/2014 2:39:30 PM PDT by BobL (...part of Agenda 21 (whatever that is))
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To: McGruff

That’s what he gets for trusting him.

Not that he wasn’t a dirtbag.

He was all aglow about him.


30 posted on 09/02/2014 2:40:56 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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the Libyan Airlines fleet is shown on this page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libyan_Airlines

Their fleet was not the only planes based there that may have gone astray.


31 posted on 09/02/2014 2:42:47 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

great job obambam


32 posted on 09/02/2014 2:44:35 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: DoughtyOne

The A340 could.

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33 posted on 09/02/2014 2:44:46 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Brad from Tennessee
“It’s time for Qaddafi to go.” —BARACK OBAMA, March 3, 2011

I remember Qaddafi's reaction to 9-11. He seemed shocked at the enormity of it all. And he gave Bush the ability to use Libya in the fight against Iraq. When Obama went after him Qaddafi seemed truly confused that America would stab him in the back after he helped out to take down Hussein. And then Obama takes him down. Now I am no fan of any tyrant, but I sorta felt sorry for Qaddafi.

34 posted on 09/02/2014 2:45:31 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: KC Burke

“some of these were Libyian airlines fleet planes that are now missing from the airport where they were based.”

Thanks, I figured as much. I just WOULD NOT be surprised to see the IDIOTs that run today’s airlines flying into Libya in the middle of a civil war. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?


35 posted on 09/02/2014 2:46:16 PM PDT by BobL (...part of Agenda 21 (whatever that is))
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To: Brad from Tennessee

first, we need to consider if this requires a strategy...


36 posted on 09/02/2014 2:47:53 PM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: Mears

I’m not sure what you mean unless you think the A340 would be a good vehicle for an attack on the Royal Family. (not trying to put words in your mouth, just not sure of your point) My point was that some folks thought getting rid of Khadaffy was a wise move. My take was that he had mellowed to the point where he just wanted to get along, and not expose himself to another attack like Reagan’s years ago. Sometimes the unknown is far worse than a known. Now we are subject to possible threat.

It will be very tough for Obama to push this off on Bush.

Now McCain and Graham... not looking too good for those two right about how.


37 posted on 09/02/2014 2:48:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Only one of these aircraft can reach North America. All of them can reach the major cities of Europe.

The correct response to this would be to immediately bomb these aircraft and make them unfit for flight. If this isn't done, AQ gets to keep their air force.

What a mess.

38 posted on 09/02/2014 2:48:52 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: GraceG

39 posted on 09/02/2014 2:51:48 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a stBut is it grammatically catement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DoughtyOne

You know now that you point that out, the press conference on this I would hate to have to listen to even beyond Obama or I-served-John is McCain.


40 posted on 09/02/2014 2:52:50 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

I think the issue is that some of them are no longer at the airport — they have disappeared to some other location.


41 posted on 09/02/2014 2:53:58 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: KC Burke

You and me both...


42 posted on 09/02/2014 2:55:55 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

If they are missing from the airfield, how do you bomb them?


43 posted on 09/02/2014 2:56:16 PM PDT by IndispensableDestiny
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To: hoosiermama; WildHighlander57; LucyT; crosslink

PING!


44 posted on 09/02/2014 3:00:09 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Free Beacon is a great news source but I would like further confirmation, the details seem sketchy.


45 posted on 09/02/2014 3:00:15 PM PDT by BeadCounter
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To: Brad from Tennessee

On 911, no one else fly and shoot anything in the sky.


46 posted on 09/02/2014 3:01:00 PM PDT by BeadCounter
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To: DoughtyOne

No wonder you’re confused.

I was responding to Post #17. Sorry.

“I don’t think they could fly non-stop from Libya to North America anyway-——————”

,


47 posted on 09/02/2014 3:03:14 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Slyfox

Obama de-stabilized the entire Middle East. He took down every dictator who was keeping peace in his country - from Mubarak to Quaddafi, on and on.

He’s got a strategy alright but it’s not to protect the U.S.


48 posted on 09/02/2014 3:04:30 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Mears

Libya — West Africa — South America — North America

Bring Ebola, too.


49 posted on 09/02/2014 3:06:37 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: Mears

No problem Mears.

Good point there too.


50 posted on 09/02/2014 3:07:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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