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  • FDNY chief: We're training for nukes

    10/22/2005 10:33:39 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 6 replies · 427+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/22/05 | RICH SCHAPIRO
    Terrorists attacking New York City with a crude nuclear weapon or a dirty bomb are among the main threats the FDNY is preparing for, the department's top disaster planner said yesterday. Chief Joseph Pfeifer told a panel of security experts the FDNY is rapidly transforming itself into a terrorism-ready force that is equipped to respond to such potentially catastrophic attacks. "It's the training we do that'll make the difference between who gets saved and who doesn't get saved," Pfeifer said at the Council on Foreign Relations on E.68thSt. The FDNY is particularly concerned about terrorists developing a crude nuclear bomb...
  • Al-Qaeda's WMD Strategy After the U.S. Intervention in Afghanistan

    10/22/2005 12:11:31 AM PDT · by ncountylee · 5 replies · 681+ views
    The Jamestown Foundation ^ | October 21, 2005 | Robert Wesley
    With the loss of its Afghan sanctuary following the U.S. intervention in 2001, there was a question as to what role weapons of mass destruction (WMD) would play in al-Qaeda’s newly evolving strategy. Al-Qaeda has taken advantage of its recently assumed role as the ideological and strategic brain for the global jihad to create an environment from which a variety of jihadi elements can participate in acquiring and employing chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapons. Al-Qaeda has opened the door for its supporters to use CBRN weapons to further the goals of the global jihad. To this end, al-Qaeda...
  • Putin advisor hails Nunn film on nuclear terror ("Last Best Chance")

    10/15/2005 9:53:51 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 9 replies · 534+ views
    Oxford Press ^ | Oct. 13, 2005 | JEFF NESMITH
    WASHINGTON — "Last Best Chance," a short movie about efforts by al-Qaida terrorists to obtain nuclear weapons to use against the United States and Great Britain, has drawn applause from a senior Russian official despite its portrayal of weaknesses in the security of Russia's stockpile. In the opening scene, gangsters offer an underpaid Russian scientist a bribe to help them steal a warhead from a poorly secured weapons site. "I think this movie should be distributed all over the world," Sergei Karaganov, foreign policy adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Tuesday night after watching a screening of the 45-minute...
  • Pre-Occupied With Miers, America Misses That Terrorists Get Nukes

    10/07/2005 12:40:57 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 34 replies · 1,432+ views
    GOP USA ^ | 10-07-05 | Frank Salvato
    Pre-Occupied With Miers, America Misses That Terrorists Get Nukes By Frank Salvato October 7, 2005 Yesterday President Bush tried yet again to refocus the nation on what is arguably the most important issue facing the world today; radical Islamist terrorism. But while most of the nation is mindlessly obsessing over why Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers' parents didn't get fleeced for a liberal Ivy League education, an issue that concerns the very survival of this country, and perhaps the free world took place and it did so with nary an eyebrow being raised. This week it was reported that recently...
  • White House Releases Information On Al-Qaida Plots - Dirty Bomb

    10/06/2005 9:25:36 PM PDT · by silentknight · 14 replies · 1,502+ views
    WNBC ^ | 10/6/05 | WNBC
    White House Releases Information On Al-Qaida Plots 3 Foiled Attacks Aimed At Targets Inside U.S. POSTED: 9:00 am EDT October 6, 2005 UPDATED: 11:22 pm EDT October 6, 2005 WHITE HOUSE -- The White House has released information about 10 al-Qaida plots that President George W. Bush says the U.S. and its allies have foiled in the last four years. Three plots cited were in the United States. They included plans to use hijacked airplanes to attack both the West and the East coasts. The third involved plans to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" in a U.S. city. Also, the...
  • Coast to Coast Tonight: Paul L. Williams for Two Hours

    10/04/2005 10:00:26 PM PDT · by ex-Texan · 26 replies · 1,421+ views
    Coast2Coast ^ | 10/04/2005 | Paul L. Williams
    Tonight's guest will be author Paul L. Williams. His new book is The Al Qaeda Connection. Mr. Williams has been talking recently about a possible Ramadan nuclear attack. From 10:00 pm to midnight Pacific time. Just a friendly "head's up" Freepers!
  • Reporter Finds Bin Laden's Nuclear Secrets

    11/16/2001 1:21:40 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 121+ views
    FOXNEWS ^ | Thursday, November 15, 2001 | Anthony Loyd
    <p>KABUL, Afghanistan — Usama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network held detailed plans for nuclear devices and other terrorist bombs in one of its Kabul headquarters.</p> <p>The Times discovered the partly burnt documents in a hastily abandoned safe house in the Karta Parwan quarter of the city. Written in Arabic, German, Urdu, and English, the notes give detailed designs for missiles, bombs and nuclear weapons. There are descriptions of how the detonation of TNT compresses plutonium into a critical mass, sparking a chain reaction, and ultimately a thermonuclear reaction.</p>
  • Ridge: Nuclear weapons documents found

    11/16/2001 1:21:40 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 86+ views
    CNN ^ | Thursday, November 15, 2001
    <p>WASHINGTON (CNN) --Authorities have found nuclear weapons-related documents in an al Qaeda safehouse in Afghanistan, Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge confirmed Thursday, a discovery made even more significant in light of Taliban threats to bring about the "destruction of America."</p>
  • CDC gets serious about nuke terror (begins distributing guide)

    09/07/2005 9:16:20 PM PDT · by traumer · 19 replies · 495+ views
    WND ^ | September 7, 2005 | Joseph Farah
    WASHINGTON – Saying "the chance that an overt or covert terrorist attack involving radioactive materials will occur is an unfortunate reality in the United States today," the Centers for Disease Control is putting a new emphasis on preparing the public and health-care professionals for nuclear terrorism. Amid extensive resources published prominently on the CDC website is a new two-page brochure that can be printed titled, "Radiological Terrorism: Emergency Management Pocket Guide for Clinicians." The brochure was posted yesterday. "CDC would play a key role in protecting the public health during and after an emergency involving radiation or radioactive materials," the...
  • Hurricane Katrina: The Dress Rehearsal for a Nuclear 9/11

    09/07/2005 9:26:31 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 9 replies · 667+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | September 7, 2005 | Matthew Holmes
    As the old cliché goes, it’s time to wake up and smell the Community Coffee (again). In an eerie type of irony, the United States will commemorate the fourth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history with another disaster of mythical proportions sitting fresh in our minds. Though ironic, the coinciding aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the memory of 9/11 should serve as ominous warnings to anyone who loves America. Why? In recent months, details of Osama bin Laden’s latest terror scheme--called ''American Hiroshima''--have been commented on by some in the new media and ignored completely by those...
  • America's real 'most wanted'

    09/06/2005 1:55:53 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 28 replies · 1,962+ views
    worldnetdaily ^ | September 6, 2005 | Paul L. Williams
    America's real 'most wanted' Adnan el-Shukrijumah: The man commissioned to nuke U.S. Posted: September 6, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern Paul Williams, author of the new book, "The Al Qaeda Connection," has stirred a national controversy with his reporting on the imminent nuclear terror threat posed by Osama bin Laden. In this exclusive dispatch, the second of a two-part series first published in Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, he details how some of the nuclear devices intended to create an American Hiroshima got here. Paul L. Williams © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Forget the FBI's "America's Most Wanted" list. The most dangerous fugitive in the U.S. is...
  • Nuclear 9/11: Interview with Dr. Paul L. Williams (scary stuff)

    09/04/2005 9:21:45 AM PDT · by minerboy · 10 replies · 869+ views
    World Threats .com ^ | September 1, 2005 | Ryan Mauro
    Dr. Paul L. Williams is a former consultant to the FBI on organized crime and terrorism. Since then, he has become an award-winning investigative journalist and written several books. A central point of his latest book, “The Al Qaeda Connection”, is that Osama Bin Laden has obtained nuclear weapons and smuggled them into the US through Mexico with the help of the MS-13 criminal group for use in a plot known as “American Hiroshima.” RM: Much has been written about the "American Hiroshima " report. How did you first learn about the plot? PW: I have a unique background. I...
  • Domestic nuclear attack makes Katrina look kind

    09/04/2005 4:41:22 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 50 replies · 1,321+ views
    worldnetdaily ^ | September 3, 2005 | Paul L. Williams
    Domestic nuclear attack makes Katrina look kind Posted: September 3, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern By Paul L. Williams © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Homeland Security is not secure and the American people remain vulnerable to the next terrorist attack, which will come within the immediate future and will involve nuclear and radiological weapons. That is the lesson of Hurricane Katrina and the chaos in New Orleans. The U.S. remains unable to evacuate the citizens, to provide emergency shelter, to contain the rampant violence and to remove the hundreds of putrefying bodies from the floodwaters. Medical helicopters and law officers have come under fire; storm survivors...
  • Paul Williams details 'American Hiroshima'

    09/04/2005 3:05:03 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 90 replies · 3,370+ views
    worldnetdaily ^ | September 3, 2005 | Ryan Mauro
    Paul Williams details 'American Hiroshima' Al-Qaida plotting nuclear attack with weapons already in U.S. Posted: September 3, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern Paul L. Williams is a former consultant to the FBI on organized crime and terrorism. Since then, he has become an award-winning investigative journalist and written several books. In his new book, "The Al Qaeda Connection," he claims Osama bin Laden has obtained nuclear weapons and smuggled them into the U.S. through Mexico for use in a plot known as "American Hiroshima." By Ryan Mauro © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Ryan Mauro: Much has been written about the "American Hiroshima" report. How did you...
  • Al-Qaida nukes in U.S. possible, says author

    08/22/2005 9:00:19 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 41 replies · 1,371+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | August 22, 2005 | World Net Daily
    Al-Qaida may already have nuclear weapons hidden in major U.S. cities, says the author of "Nuclear Terrorism" and former Defense Department official. In response to reports last week that al-Qaida might hijack tanker trucks as a means of wreaking havoc in major U.S. cities, Graham Allison, director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and former assistant secretary of defense, said smuggling a nuclear weapons into a major city is not improbable. "While not likely, it is possible that al-Qaida is hiding nuclear bombs in one or several American cities today,"...
  • Al-Qaida's nuclear efforts: 'sophisticated, professional'

    08/22/2005 3:21:14 PM PDT · by Hadean · 46 replies · 972+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Aug 22, 2005
    The man who headed the Central Intelligence Agency's Osama bin Laden desk said he recognized al-Qaida's single-minded efforts to secure nuclear weapons for use against the U.S. nearly a decade ago, but multiple efforts to have the terror leader captured before Sept. 11, 2001, went unheeded. "We had found that he and al-Qaida were involved in an extraordinarily sophisticated and professional effort to acquire weapons of mass destruction," Michael Scheuer told CBS News. "In this case, nuclear material, so by the end of 1996, it was clear that this was an organization unlike any other one we had ever seen."...
  • Author says prepare for nuclear terror

    08/10/2005 5:17:56 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 145 replies · 3,072+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | August 10, 2005 | Josepph Farah
    NUCLEAR WAR-FEAR Author says prepare for nuclear terror Former official: Not trying to cause panic, but prevent it U.S. officials should get serious about nuclear terrorism by urging Americans to prepare for disaster by stockpiling food, water, building shelters and planning evacuation routes, says an author and former member of the Indiana House of Representatives. In response to reports al-Qaida is planning an "American Hiroshima" nuclear attack on the U.S. using weapons and operative already smuggled into the country, Don Boys, author of Islam: America's Trojan Horse, says he is not trying to panic the public. "In a few days...
  • If al-Qaida has nukes, why wait to use them?

    08/08/2005 8:19:07 AM PDT · by wesley_windam-price · 131 replies · 3,116+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Aug. 8, 2005 | Joseph Farah
    WASHINGTON – Recent al-Qaida attacks using primitive bombs and inflicting relatively small numbers of casualties have persuaded some that Osama bin Laden's terrorist network has been unable to secure weapons of mass destruction or has been unable to smuggle them into the U.S. and other key target countries. In the wake of a series of reports from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin about the nuclear terrorism threat, some skeptics of al-Qaida's ability to detonate nuclear weapons inside the U.S. most often suggest the problems with maintenance and technical attention. Others suggest Osama bin Laden may have purchased duds on the black...
  • NUKE TERRORISTS' FAVORITE DATES

    08/04/2005 8:10:20 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 90 replies · 1,831+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Joseph Farah
    Intelligence gathered from captured al-Qaida documents and interrogations of captured operatives has provided the U.S. with some specific information about Osama bin Laden's favored dates for his decade-long plan for an "American Hiroshima" nuclear terrorist attack – and one of those dates arrives this week. One of the most frequently cited dates is Aug. 6, the anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of that attack, so this Aug. 6 would have special significance, reports Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium, online intelligence newsletter that has broken several major stories tracking al-Qaida's nuclear terrorism...
  • The Event

    08/02/2005 2:36:06 PM PDT · by vanderleun · 16 replies · 1,405+ views
    American Digest ^ | August 2, 2005 | Gerard Vanderleun
    San Diego, California. August 6th, 11:36AM THE TECATE TRUCK was just like all the other Tecate Beer trucks that went back and forth daily at the border crossing, except that it was not owned by Tecate. The driver of that truck spoke fluent Spanish and the truck was always loaded with Tecate. In time the US border guards got used to it. The difference was that this truck had, at its center, a narrow, hollow space shielded with thin sheets of lead so that no ambient radiation would escape. It had cost The Base over $150,000 to convert the truck...