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Time to kick the tires & light the fires, folks- terrorism gathers across the World...
various links and websites | 02-07-03 | The Heavy Equipment Guy

Posted on 02/07/2003 2:31:29 PM PST by backhoe

Friends and neighbors, there is a great storm gathering across the World- or perhaps you could call it a gathering of bonfires which threaten to join into a conflagration. When World War One began, it was said

"All across Europe, the lights of civilization are being extinguised. We shall not see them relit in our time..."

I suggest that now a somewhat opposite process is being started- first one fire of terrorism, then another is being lit- the question is, can we put them out?

What follows are links for a quick overview- it's what I could pull quickly from my own collection, so it will fast and dirty, rather than elegant.

First, links for general information:


-All Terror, All the Time-- FR's links to NBC Warfare, Terror, and More...--

-Jihad! Across the World....--

-IRAQ- some links to terror--

-The Web of Terror--


Then, some more specific links about Iraq, Al-Qaida, etc.:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837096/posts
Powell: Iraq hiding weapons, aiding terrorists [Was Powell's case Enough evidence for Democrats?]
CNN ^ | Thursday, February 6, 2003

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/838190/posts
In their own words: Liberals opposed to war in Iraq, gung-ho about attacking Kosovo
The Congressional Record ^ | Feb. 7, 2003 | Jim Lakely
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837822/posts
Al Qaeda poised to hit us twice: CIA
NY DAILY NEWS ^ | Feb. 7, 2003 | JAMES GORDON MEEK
Federal terrorism officials have been warned that "Al Qaeda is organizing a 'new' type of attack that will surprise the United States."

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837551/posts
Intercepted Call Linked Saddam To Al-Qa'ida Terror Cell
Independent (UK) ^ | 2-7-2003 | Andrew Buncombe
"I wonder if this guy's information led to the recent arrest of the cells in Paris and London, the latter the ricin producing cell."
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837803/posts
MUCH MORE TO SADDAM-QAEDA TIE
New York Post ^ | 2/07/03 | NILES LATHEM
More links:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837803/posts?page=5#5
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/763425/posts
Flashback: Quotes on Clinton's 'attack' on Iraq (from a tinfoiler site, but the quotes are telling)
biblebelievers.org ^

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837605/posts
Intercepted call linked Saddam to al-Qa'ida terror cell [CHECKMATE ALERT!!!]
The Independent (UK) ^ | 02/07/2002 | Independent Digital (UK) Ltd

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837489/posts
BREAKING NEWS: Saddam has authorized commanders to use chemical weapons in event of war
Heard on Radio Minutes Ago ^ | 2/6/2003 | President George W. Bush
 

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837243/posts
Saddam and terrorism: No lack of evidence
World Tribune ^ | Feb 6 2003 | Christopher W. Holton

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837084/posts
Swoop on terror suspects (UK)
The Evening Standard ^ | February 6, 2003 | Graham Keeley and David Taylor
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837049/posts
Germans question three suspected of planning attacks on U.S. target, supporting Sept. 11 plotters
AP WorldStream via COMTEX | Feb 06, 2003
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837054/posts
The smoking intercepts
New York Daily News ^ | 2/06/03 | Michael Kramer

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837079/posts
Iraq's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Facilities (Detailed List)
foreign military intelligence agencies ^

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/835870/posts
Eurobiz Is Caught Arming Saddam
INSIGHT magazine ^ | February 4, 2003 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837041/posts
HIGH-TECH GEAR CAPTURES CHEATS IN MASS OBSTRUCTION
New York Post ^ | 2/06/03 | NILES LATHEM

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836629/posts
Germany's leading role in arming Iraq
Asia Times ^ | February 5, 2003 | Marc Erikson
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/835840/posts
TERRORISM: SADDAM HUSSEIN'S WEAPON OF CHOICE
National Security Online ^ | 4 February 2003 | Christopher W. Holton

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/835930/posts
Dancing Around A Mushroom Cloud
Toogoodreports.com ^ | September 22 | Lowell Phillips

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/835844/posts
Al-Queda Planning Another Large Attack on America !!
Fox News Live | 2/4/03
...a series of smaller attacks, then a huge attack.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834989/posts
TERRORISM: Al Qaeda Group Busted in Italy
StrategyPage.com ^ | February 2, 2003 | Adam Geibel

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/835187/posts
Saddams Bodyguard reveals secrets, possible link to North Korea involved
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=30836 ^ | 2-3-03 | judicial meanz

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833154/posts?page=25#25
Clinton and China Armed Iraq
softwar.net ^ | 01-30-03 | Charles R. Smith

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834528/posts
Iraq & Terrorism
efreedomnews ^ | 2/2/2003 | Jonathan Rhodes

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834651/posts
IRAQ THREATENS WORLDWIDE TERRORIST SUICIDE BOMBING CAMPAIGN IF U.S. ATTACKS (VICE PRES. RAMADAN)
Yahoo Japan (in Japanese) from Spiegel Magazine, Germany ^ | 3 February 2003 | Yahoo Japan (in Japanese) from Spiegel Magazine

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834357/posts
IRAQ'S THUG BARES EVIL POISON PLOT
New York Post ^ | February 2, 2003 | URI DAN

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834014/posts
German secret service points to Iraqi chemical, biological arms labs
irna ^
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834304/posts
Plenty of evidence on Saddam
New York Daily News ^ | 2/02/03 | THOMAS H. BAER

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833827/posts
UN inspectors uncover proof of Saddam's nuclear bomb plans
Telegraph.com.uk ^ | Feb 1, 2003 | Con Coughlin
 
JAY AMBROSE: Illogical critics
Modesto Bee, CA - 14 hours ago
... it without having a major city in some neighboring country blown to smithereens with
a nuclear bomb ... There are other reasons to point out Saddam's evil. ...

       War debate boiled down: Is Saddam contained? - Charlotte Observer
       We'll help Saddam ship out - New York Daily News
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833665/posts
US satellites 'spot Iraqis hiding suspected arms' (pretty interesting)
times online uk ^ | 1/31/03

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833654/posts
Italian Police Stumble On Al-Qaida Cell
Ananova ^ | 1-31-2003

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833581/posts
Israel Probes West Bank, Al-Qaida Link
AP ^ | January 31, 2003 | KARIN LAUB
 
Reuters World News Highlights 1900 GMT Jan 31
Forbes - 5 hours ago
... with an open-ended Israeli sweep that began on Thursday in another West Bank ... Italy
- Italian police have arrested 28 Pakistanis suspected of links to al ...

Taliban, Clinton, Saudi Involvement - All laid out in a book published in 2000 (from USMC.MIL site)

The Democrats' Case Against Saddam Hussein (Dems nailed, yet again)

Headline Rundown and links on Iraq - Things the democrats have conviently forgot...

Saddam Abused His Last Chance, Clinton -clear and present danger to safety of people everywhere 1998

Gore repeats that Saddam MUST GO - June 2000

What the democrats want you to forget

Iraq is a Regional Threat, capable of as much as 200 tons of VX nerve agent (1999 Clinton report)

Czech military reports say iraq has smallpox virus in weapons stockpile (and camelpox)

2/7/1998 : Arab media: Clinton will strike due to sex scandal (&links to tons of arab news on clinton)

Iraqi chemical weapons buildup reported (Sept 2001 Report)

Clinton, Gore rally domestic support for strike at Iraq, "unholy axis" (1998 Must read)

statement President Clinton from 1998 on the air strikes

Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 - Full Text, Sense of Congress - Remove Saddam

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833633/posts
Caught on Tape: ‘Hold onto your hat,’ says one U.S. intelligence official
Newsweek ^ | January 31, 2003 | Michael Isikoff and Michael Hirsh
Relevant links:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833633/posts?page=3#3
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833617/posts
Taliban, Clinton, Saudi Involvement - All laid out in a book published in 2000 (from USMC.MIL site)
hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil ^
 
http://www.unocal.com/uclnews/98news/082198.htm - Unocal Statement: Suspension of activities related to proposed natural gas pipeline across Afghanistan (1998)
 
http://www.unocal.com/uclnews/2001news/091401.htm - Unocal Statement: Company not supporting Taliban in any way (Sept 14, 2001)

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/832904/posts
Armitage says key al Qaida man in Baghdad
United Press International ^
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833116/posts
POWELL AIDE: AL QAEDA IN BAGHDAD
New York Post ^ | 1/31/03 | DEBORAH ORIN

Dr Rohan Gunaratna: Inside al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror
New Zealand Herald, New Zealand - 23 Jan 2003
... In his book Inside al Qaeda he says there were to be more strikes planned for September
11: Terrorists were at Heathrow airport ready to board planes for a ...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/776834/posts
Jihadis in the Hood: Race, Urban Islam and the War on Terror
Middle East Report 224 ^ | Fall 2002 | Hisham Aidi

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/832348/posts
Report: Iraqi spies in U.S.
New York Daily News ^ | 1/30/03 | JAMES GORDON MEEK
 


Then, we move on to North Korea:

-The Atomic Genie- what we know about North Korea's Nuclear program--

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/838145/posts
Bush: 'All Options' Available on N. Korea
Las Vegas Sun ^ | Feb. 7, 2003 | JENNIFER LOVEN
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837116/posts
North Korea warns of pre-emptive attack on US troops: report
Agence France-Presse | 2/05/03

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837622/posts
North Korea On War Footing As Crisis Deepens
AFP ^

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837523/posts
Democrats: Bush Ignoring N. Korea Threat (remember this when Bush goes after N. Korea)
AP ^ | 2/6/03 | KEN GUGGENHEIM
 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837453/posts
Silent Clinton Responsible for N.Korea Fiasco (Here's One Smoking Gun) Business Week 11/6/2000
Business Week exerpt from Nov. 2000 ^ | 6 February 203 | Business Week exerpt from Nov. 2000

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837274/posts
North Korean nuclear missile supplies: made in China
American Foreign Policy Council ^ | Jan 23, 2003 | Editor: Al Santoli
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837188/posts
DEFIANT N. KOREA FIRING UP ITS NUKES
The NY Post ^ | Feb. 6, 2003 | ANDY SOLTIS

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837100/posts
A Scary Thought: Nuclear material is being trucked out of Yongbyon. Delay is not an option.
Wall St Journal ^ | February 6, 2003 | William J. Perry, Ashton B. Carter and John M. Shalikashvili

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836662/posts
North Korean sale to terrorists feared
The New York Times ^ | February 5,

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836745/posts
FReeper Gets Internal N. Korea Documents via FNN; Concern Now Is Over Public-Order Collapse (Hot!)
Fuji TV Network from Sankei Shimbun from Internal DPRK Sources (in Japanese) ^ | 6 February 2003 | AmericanInTokyo
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836739/posts
Rumsfeld calls situation in North Korea very dangerous
Associated Press ^
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836740/posts
Alleged North Korean spy held in L.A.
UPI ^ | February 5, 2003 | Hil Anderson
 

Terror and unrest elsewhere:

-The Fire Down South...( Latin America--)--

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/837660/posts
Zimbabwe -- The road to genocide
Natal Witness (SA) ^ | 7 February 2003 | Duncan Du Bois
Imagine a barren lifeless Africa, all its resources up for grabs.

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836985/posts
South Africa: The Downside of Liberation
FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | Thursday, February 6, 2003 | By Michael Radu

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836835/posts
Latest News From Venezuela and Latin America - Chavez: 'Our Time to Attack'
www.newsmax.com ^ | Feb. 5, 2003 | Tiana Perez
 

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836499/posts
Bush Set To Approve Terror Combat Mission In Philippines
National Journal's CongressDailyAM | February 4, 2003 | George C. Wilson

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/836213/posts
Newspaper: UN report links Ivory Coast death squads to government [Security Council endorses French]
AP WorldStream via COMTEX | Feb 04, 2003

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/835083/posts
GLIMPSE OF THE LIFE IN CUBA
2/2003 | JACHEW
 
Fidel Castro - Cuba

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834933/posts
Heart of Darkness....
The Iconoclast ^ | February 3, 2003 | Stephen Rittenberg
The so-called "war on terrorism" is really a war of civilization vs. barbarism. The war thrust upon us by Islamo-fascists is a war against science, rationality and knowledge, and in favor of theocratic ignorance.
 

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834758/posts
Zimbabwe -- Cathy Buckle -- 21st century pioneers
Letters from Cathy Buckle ^ | February 1, 2002 | Cathy Buckle

 

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/563733/posts
THE CLINTON NATIONAL SECURITY SCANDAL AND COVERUP - Thread XI
Senator Inhofe ^ | June 23, 1999 | Senator Inhofe

 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834604/posts
Concerned About Bio Chemical Warfare?
nuclearfiles.org ^ | 4/17/02 | J.B. Stone

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/798977/posts
Next nuclear showdown in Western Hemisphere?
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Monday, December 2, 2002
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834558/posts
Who is really supporting terrorism? SUV owners or radical EnvironMENTALists?
Freedom.org ^ | February 02, 2003 | Scott Ellis

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/713810/posts
The ongoing dissent re: TWA Fl800
7/10/02 | John E. Fiorentino
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/834423/posts
Venezuela's opposition begins massive petition drive to seek Chavez's ouster
yahoo.com ^ | February 2, 2003 | STEPHEN IXER,


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; frlibrarians; globaljihad; iraq; jihadinamerica; jihadineurope; prewardocs; saddam; terrorism
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Time constraints and technical problems forced me to cut this short... for the full story, go here:

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/833678/posts
DUBOB 11- more tales from the Dark UnderBelly Of the Beast...
various links and websites | 01-31-03 | The Heavy Equipment Guy

start at the last and go backwards- scroll back far enough to links to older versions and read about the IRA, FARC, and other players in this drama.

1 posted on 02/07/2003 2:31:29 PM PST by backhoe
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To: backhoe
You da man, backhoe. So much info, so little time.
2 posted on 02/07/2003 2:34:08 PM PST by Vigilantcitizen (Teach a kid about firearms.)
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To: viligantcitizen
Thanks for looking... like your tagline, too!
3 posted on 02/07/2003 2:44:13 PM PST by backhoe (I learned to shoot when I was six...)
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To: backhoe
Bravo, again! Hey, you know a link here on FR to Woodward's book excerpt where state sponsors of terrorism were being discussed with Tenet and.. Cheney? where the main quote was 'because we're not ready to do anything about it yet'?
4 posted on 02/07/2003 2:49:45 PM PST by txhurl
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To: backhoe
Amazing how you compiled this, kudos. Also interesting to see the prelude to Powell at the UN and todays raise in the terror alert.
5 posted on 02/07/2003 3:00:41 PM PST by JustPiper
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To: backhoe
Great job!
6 posted on 02/07/2003 3:03:42 PM PST by kassie (God Bless and Protect Our Military)
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To: txflake
Thanks for looking... re:

Hey, you know a link here on FR to Woodward's book excerpt

I know what you are talking about, but I don't have a link, darn it!

7 posted on 02/07/2003 3:08:54 PM PST by backhoe ("Just an old Keyboard Cowboy, ridin' the trackball into the Sunset...")
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To: JustPiper
Also interesting to see the prelude to Powell at the UN and todays raise in the terror alert.

Yes, you will see a definite ramp-up here and across the world.

8 posted on 02/07/2003 3:13:33 PM PST by backhoe (Terrorist & "national liberation" groups are All interlinked... read your history, and learn...)
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To: kassie
Thank you for looking.
9 posted on 02/07/2003 3:21:50 PM PST by backhoe (The 1990's will be remembered as "The Decade of Fraud(s)..." ( Clintons, Dot-Bombs, Oslo... ))
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To: backhoe
MASSIVE AND WONDERFUL JOB.

THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SWEAT.

There's this interesting msg just received earlier today to add to your ponderings.





THIS IS PRIMARILY A SPIRITUAL BATTLE AND CAN BE WON WITH PRAYER

SPECIAL NOTICE SENT OUT:

The Conflict With Iraq

Bob Jones & Paul Keith Davis

Over the past several weeks, there has been continual conversation, both publicly and within Christian circles, concerning the issue of Iraq and the appropriate spiritual approach on this crucial matter. It continues to be our belief, established through visions, dreams and communications from the Lord while in prayer, that it would be premature for our nation to take Iraq to full war. Although we are presently experiencing skirmishes and minor confrontations, as opposed to a full-blown war, time remains for the circumstances to be altered by the Kingdom of light, through prayer.

As we have stated in prior articles and newsletters, this is predominantly a spiritual issue and therefore can be influenced through prayer, as was the presidential election. It is our belief that the ancient spirit identified as the Prince of Persia (as described in the book of Daniel) is attempting to withstand a divine purpose as he did with Daniel. In Daniel 10 we discover the prophet seeking the Lord for insight and direction when he encountered an angelic messenger who was withstood by the prince of Persia for 21 days.

This prevailing evil spirit is presently attempting to withstand divine mandates from reaching the place of their fulfillment. This is evidenced in the elevated terrorism of the last two years and the conflict with Iraq. It is our belief that a war with Iraq will hinder the full birthing of the revelation of Kingdom realities in this hour.

Furthermore, the Holy Spirit has revealed to us and a number of other prophetic voices, that a preemptive strike with Iraq would substantially affect the nation of Israel and adversely impact our economy. Most important of all, it has been our revelation that the "ark of the Covenant" would not go with our armies. This is strictly a symbolic expression to indicate that this war would not have the blessings of Heaven as did the Gulf War in the early '90s.

Clearly, that confrontation had incredible results with very little loss of life on the part of our Armed Forces. Many reports are on record of incredible grace and intervention by the Lord throughout this encounter. That was more the result of the Lord's blessings than our superior military enforcement. We have also received reports from other reliable ministry sources that there is a remnant Christian Church in Iraq who would suffer substantially in the event of war or the forceable overthrow of Saddam.

The record is clear, the actions of Saddam Hussein are cruel, evasive and ungodly. His actions cannot go unchecked. However, a war in Iraq will affect many more than just this one individual and his immediate leadership circle. There are spiritual ramifications with multiple implications. According to the example of Moses, Amos, and others, intercession can change pronunciations of judgments and adversarial designs.

Mercy triumphs over judgment. (James 2:13)

It is our firm belief that we should continue to intercede and ask the Lord for the release of His perfect resolution in dealing with Saddam, without having to involve war.

We believe we have the authority to pray for the removal of his evil leadership and regime by means other than war. Now is not the time to reduce our prayers, but increase them. War at this time would have multiple detrimental effects upon our nation, naturally and spiritually, along with Israel.

Our earnest prayer should be for peace rather than war. In our revelations, we are continuing to see the call of the intercessors to take their place on the wall to petition Heaven for divine intervention. Until the matter has actually come to full fruition, there is always time for intervention. We cannot take a passive position at this on this critical issue.

On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; all day and all night they will never keep silent. You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves; And give Him no rest until He establishes and makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth. (Isaiah 62:67)

This is strictly the way we have seen this issue. There seems to be many justifiable political reasons why war would be appropriate. However, if the position of restraint is correct, we must trust the Lord's wisdom and the revelation He gives.

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10 posted on 02/07/2003 3:33:36 PM PST by Quix (21st FREEPCARD FINISHED--going to get back to it soonish)
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To: Quix
Thanks, Quix... I well remember a billboard from my childhood-- "Get Right with God"- recent events seem to point to that being a good idea for everyone.
11 posted on 02/07/2003 3:39:11 PM PST by backhoe
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To: backhoe
Lots of great info.
Thanks for putting this together.
12 posted on 02/07/2003 5:59:07 PM PST by sistergoldenhair (Don't be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep.)
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To: backhoe; The Great Satan
OK, I defer to the master. Link us the Woodward Tenet/Iraq/Anthrax scenario where we're 'not ready to do anything about it yet?'
13 posted on 02/07/2003 6:40:56 PM PST by txhurl
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To: backhoe
Semper Fidelis all, Lets Roll


14 posted on 02/07/2003 7:05:15 PM PST by Marines981 ("Rattle the big dogs cage and get your a** bit")
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To: txflake
Link us the Woodward Tenet/Iraq/Anthrax scenario where we're 'not ready to do anything about it yet?'

Bush at War has the goods from Woodward.

Also, click on my moniker for a full briefing. Consider it "For Your Eyes Only" -- take a cyanide pill after you've read it.

15 posted on 02/07/2003 11:17:47 PM PST by The Great Satan (Revenge, Terror and Extortion: A Guide for the Perplexed)
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To: sistergoldenhair
Thanks for looking!
16 posted on 02/08/2003 2:37:18 AM PST by backhoe (The 1990's will be remembered as "The Decade of Fraud(s)..." ( Clintons, Dot-Bombs, Oslo... ))
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To: Marines981
Thanks for the good graphic.
17 posted on 02/08/2003 3:09:31 AM PST by backhoe (Has that "Clinton Legacy" made you feel safer yet?)
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To: The Great Satan
Thanks for providing the relevant link.
18 posted on 02/08/2003 3:44:04 AM PST by backhoe (Has that "Clinton Legacy" made you feel safer yet?)
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To: The Great Satan; backhoe
Got link. Thanks, Beelzebub!
19 posted on 02/08/2003 4:45:45 PM PST by txhurl
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To: All
Here's what I'm flapping about: this Woodward book published last year:

"Many believe Saddam is involved," [Bush] said. "That's not an issue for now. If we catch him being involved, we'll act. He probably was behind this in the end."

They turned to the hot topic of anthrax. The powder in the letter mailed to Senator Daschle's office had been found to be potent, prompting officials to suggest its source was likely an expert capable of producing the bacteria in large amounts. Tenet said, "I think it's AQ" -- meaning al Qaeda. "I think there's a state sponsor involved. It's too well thought out, the powder's too well refined. It might be Iraq, it might be Russia, it might be a renegade scientist," perhaps from Iraq or Russia.

Scooter Libby, Cheney's chief of staff, said he also thought the anthrax attacks were state sponsored. "We've got to be careful on what we say." It was important not to lay it on anyone now. "If we say it's al Qaeda, a state sponsor may feel safe and then hit us thinking they will have a bye because we'll blame it on al Qaeda."

"I'm not going to talk about a state sponsor," Tenet assured them.

"It's good that we don't," said Cheney, "because we're not ready to do anything about it."

20 posted on 02/08/2003 4:52:15 PM PST by txhurl
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To: txflake
Thanks for the bump!
21 posted on 02/08/2003 4:55:40 PM PST by backhoe
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To: All

http://www.FreeRepublic.com/focus/news/839045/posts

Taleban call for holy war
BBC ^ | February 8, 2003 | Rahimullah Yusufzai
22 posted on 02/09/2003 1:51:05 AM PST by backhoe
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To: All
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/838539/posts
Colombian ex-rebel says he saw Irish trio setting off explosives
Miami Herald ^ | February 8, 2003 | RACHEL VAN DONGEN

23 posted on 02/09/2003 3:29:14 AM PST by backhoe (Time to Kick the Tires and Light the Fires- let's Roll!)
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To: All
Follow-up:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/838539/posts
Colombian ex-rebel says he saw Irish trio setting off explosives
Miami Herald ^ | February 8, 2003 | RACHEL VAN DONGEN
 
Court told Irish trio gave bomb class to guerrillas
Guardian, UK - 07 Feb 2003
... abroad to testify that the accused were not in Colombia in February
2001. The trio have said they were in Bogota from July 2001.

Rebel demands protection before giving evidence against Irish ...
Ananova, UK - 05 Feb 2003
One of the star witnesses in the case against three IRA-linked men accused of training
Colombian rebels in terrorist techniques has refused to testify as he ...

Columbian bombing kills more than 20
Go Erie, PA - 08 Feb 2003
... Leftist rebels have recently begun bringing their four-decade-old war from the countryside
into the cities, but no group immediately claimed responsibility for ...


24 posted on 02/09/2003 3:49:37 AM PST by backhoe
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/839609/posts
Attack on America (Reminder of 9-11 and our resolve)
Attack on America at Caldavid.com ^ | Shortly after 9-11-2001 | Anonymous


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/839778/posts
US Intel Sees Al Qaeda Attacks on 'Soft Targets' As Early As Wednesday
World Tribune Breaking News Bulletin and Middle East Newsline ^ | February 10, 2003 | Special Report Staff
The attacks focus on so called 'soft targets' that contain Western civillians, mostly tourists.


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/839529/posts
Why The French Are So Scared & Link To Al Qaeda/Iraq
Fox News


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Interview with a terrorist
Capitol Hill Blue ^ | February 10, 2003 | DOUG THOMPSON
“Our fight is a fight of the Irish against the Brits but our cause is universal. Palestinians want their homeland. Muslims want to rid their culture of what they see as the stain of Western decadence. The Japanese want to restore the honor and tradition of their culture.”
"I trained in Libya but you know who trained me? The French. That’s right. Our instructors were ex-French Foreign Legion. So far, you’ve been lucky. You got a taste in Oklahoma City but nobody has really brought the terror to your shores. It’s coming and, when it does, you won’t know how to handle it.”
25 posted on 02/10/2003 7:12:21 AM PST by backhoe (Has that "Clinton Legacy" made you feel safer yet?)
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N Korean military says it would nuke US in self-defense

26 posted on 02/14/2003 1:05:12 PM PST by backhoe (Has that "Clinton Legacy" made you feel safer yet?)
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The Gathering Storm: The Brazil-Venezuela-Cuba Axis
FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | April 28, 2003 | Steven C. Baker
27 posted on 04/28/2003 3:23:01 PM PDT by backhoe (Terror and "national liberation" group are all interlinked...)
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To: backhoe
I'd rather light the tires and kick the fires, but that's just me.....
28 posted on 04/28/2003 3:25:10 PM PDT by tracer (/b>)
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SPECIAL CITIZENS UPDATE ON TERRORISM & SURVIVAL:
Citizenslobby.com ^ | Citizenslobby .com
29 posted on 08/24/2003 4:25:48 PM PDT by backhoe
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Waking up to the Age of Terror
The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 11/21/03 | Leader
30 posted on 11/21/2003 1:19:34 AM PST by backhoe
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TERRORIST DIRECTORY
survivalguide.com ^ | 2002 | James Robert Doyle
31 posted on 02/27/2004 12:11:23 AM PST by backhoe (--30--)
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To: backhoe
Great list of links...and I believe spot on as regards the gathering storm.

That is one of the reasons I am writing, The Dragon's Fury Series, to show one possible path it could take towards world-wide conflagaration.

32 posted on 03/11/2004 5:23:22 AM PST by Jeff Head
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To: backhoe
Once again, I am late in finding your great thread compilations. Thanks for all the work you do.
33 posted on 03/11/2004 5:25:17 AM PST by P.O.E. (Enjoy every sandwich)
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To: Jeff Head; P.O.E.
Thank you both- I welcome and appreciate your comments.
34 posted on 03/11/2004 1:06:02 PM PST by backhoe (Just an old Keyboard Cowboy, ridin' the TrackBall into the Sunset...)
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To: txflake; Shermy; Betty Jo
Notice the nation unnamed - Saudi - the BioPort connection.

Saudi bioterror.

One of the reasons we tread so soft around the Saudis?.
35 posted on 03/11/2004 1:09:02 PM PST by swarthyguy
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Good thing da haus d'Saud is so easy to implicate...

Keep it going, full steam.

36 posted on 03/11/2004 5:58:22 PM PST by txhurl
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NEW TERROR THREAT AGAINST FRANCE
Sky News ^ | 3/16/04
-my take?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1098883/posts?page=90#90


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Scotland Yard: terror attack in London inevitable
Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar. 16, 2004 | Douglas Davis



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Iran makes big strides in missile capability
Benador Associates ^ | 15 March 2004 | by Nadim Kawach, Bureau Chief
37 posted on 03/16/2004 11:07:33 AM PST by backhoe (--30--)
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The changing face of al-Qaeda
BBC ^ | 3/16/04 | Jonathan Marcus - BBC defence correspondent


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11-year-old boy used as human bomb (more info and pictures)
Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar. 15, 2004 | MARGOT DUDKEVITCH


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An Ill Wind from Spain: Terrorists and the Democratic Process
BreakPoint with Charles Colson ^ | 16 March 04 | Charles Colson
38 posted on 03/16/2004 1:16:26 PM PST by backhoe (--30--)
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MUSLIMS' OMINOUS WARNING TO FRANCE
New York Post ^ | 3/17/04 | ANDY SOLTIS


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GLOBAL JIHAD: Al-Qaida plotted attacks to split Spain from allies
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, March 17, 2004
39 posted on 03/17/2004 12:55:51 AM PST by backhoe (--30--)
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WAR ON TERROR BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT- Gary Halbert
Subscriber e-mail ^ | 3-16-2004 | Gary D. Halbert
40 posted on 03/17/2004 1:30:46 AM PST by backhoe (--30--)
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Islamic militant cells in Italy-report
Reuters ^ | 3/17/04


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Huge explosion in Baghdad...Reuters says Hotel has been destroyed
41 posted on 03/17/2004 12:12:01 PM PST by backhoe (--30--)
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How to Win the Terror War (An interview with Steven Emerson)
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | March 20, 2003 | Bill Steigerwald
The award-winning investigative journalist and international terrorism expert spent the last half of the 1990s warning, very presciently, about militant Islamic activities in the United States in PBS documentaries such as "Jihad in America" (1996) and before Congressional hearings.


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The Origins of the New Terrorism ("Terror … is not only a means, it is the end in itself.")
Parameters ^ | Spring 2004 | Matthew J. Morgan
42 posted on 03/20/2004 4:35:06 PM PST by backhoe (-30-)
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Richard Clarke Flashback: Clinton Dropped Ball on Bin Laden
NewsMax.com ^ | 3/20/04 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff


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The World of Megaterrorism: Mad is the European who thinks himself immune to terror…
The Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal ^ | March 21, 2003 | Andre Glucksmann


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1102190/posts
Special Analysis: An Al-Qaeda Victory (Very good backgrounder)
WindsOfChange ^ | March 16, 2003 | Dan Darling
http://windsofchange.net/archives/004731.php


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1102248/posts
Al-Qaida has suitcase nuclear bombs: Pakistani journalist
Associated Press | March 21, 2004
43 posted on 03/21/2004 1:41:59 AM PST by backhoe (-30-)
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Experts fear terrorists are seeking fuel-air bombs
New Scientist ^ | March 21 2004 | David Hambling
44 posted on 03/21/2004 7:39:40 AM PST by backhoe
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45 posted on 03/21/2004 7:49:31 AM PST by Fiddlstix (This Space Available for Rent or Lease by the Day, Week, or Month. Reasonable Rates. Inquire within.)
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To: Fiddlstix
Thanks for the

Bring
Up
My
Post

( Fer you young'uns out there, that's Bulletin Board Systems [ bbs ] talk from the days of 300 baud, set the handset in the cradle days, modems... )

46 posted on 03/21/2004 8:15:50 AM PST by backhoe
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( Fer you young'uns out there, that's Bulletin Board Systems [ bbs ] talk from the days of 300 baud, set the handset in the cradle days, modems... )

Ah, Yes. Fond memories......
The Bell 103 modem....
And then came the Bell 212A. What a great advance that was.....
J

47 posted on 03/21/2004 8:27:52 AM PST by Fiddlstix (This Space Available for Rent or Lease by the Day, Week, or Month. Reasonable Rates. Inquire within.)
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Folks laugh at the old stuff, but it was so much faster than a Teletype® it wasn't funny!
48 posted on 03/21/2004 8:32:20 AM PST by backhoe
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Folks laugh at the old stuff, but it was so much faster than a Teletype® it wasn't funny!

True. If memory serves.....
Some Teletype units ran at BAUD Rates lower than 75 even
Correct me if I'm wrong.......
It's been a long time since I've seen a Teletype.

49 posted on 03/21/2004 8:44:17 AM PST by Fiddlstix (This Space Available for Rent or Lease by the Day, Week, or Month. Reasonable Rates. Inquire within.)
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"I suggest that now a somewhat opposite process is being started- first one fire of terrorism, then another is being lit- the question is, can we put them out?"


Whom is lighting all these fires?

All over the world, the media of every country parrots the condemnation of the United States that comes from our own media and politicians.

Our media tells them that millions of Americans are protesting the war in Iraq.
That the coalition is losing the war on terror.
That Bush and his cabinet are creating a police state in America.
That America has designs of ruling the world.
That the U.S. is evil!


50 posted on 03/21/2004 9:28:19 AM PST by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get)
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