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  • Pilot furious at U.S. for silence on bomb

    01/05/2010 8:22:58 AM PST · by BulletBobCo · 44 replies · 2,691+ views
    CNN ^ | January 5, 2010 | Steve Danyluk
    (CNN) -- Following the attempt to bomb a passenger jet on Christmas Day, President Obama said that "once the suspect attempted to take down Flight 253, it's clear Homeland Security and Aviation Security took all appropriate actions." I am a commercial airline pilot who was deep over the Atlantic flying from St. Kitts and Nevis for nearly six hours on Christmas Day following the attempted bombing on Flight 253. I only learned about the incident after landing when I looked at the CNN Web site on my iPhone. I'm justifiably furious that I was not notified while airborne. Our government...
  • Terrorism: al-Qaeda Threatens Christmas Attack In Italy

    11/07/2005 5:35:00 AM PST · by jmc1969 · 5 replies · 593+ views
    AKI ^ | November 7 2005
    A new message threatening Italy with attacks involving surface-to-air missiles or poisonous substances has appeared on Islamic internet forums linked to the al-Qaeda terror network. The threat is made under the name of Sayf al-Adel, one of al-Qaeda's main leaders, who disappeared after the US invasion of Afghanistan and who, experts believe, is currently in hiding or in prison in Iran. Both the title and the content of the message make reference to a news story reported a couple of weeks ago, about rumours that Osama bin Laden had been killed in the earthquake which struck Pakistani Kashmir last month....