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  • Latest theory says Roswell UFO was Russian craft

    05/23/2011 1:54:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 5/23/11
    The world famous Roswell "incident" was no UFO but rather a Russian spacecraft with "grotesque, child-size aviators" developed in human experiments by Nazi doctor and war criminal Josef Mengele, according to a theory floated by investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen. Her book, "Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base," is about the secretive Nevada base called Area 51. One chapter offers the new Roswell theory, citing an anonymous source who says Joseph Stalin recruited Mengele and sent the craft into U.S. air space in 1947 to spark public hysteria. Like past theories, Jacobsen writes that the U.S....
  • Jacobsen apologizes (Likely charged, tells students to hide)

    04/22/2006 11:46:22 AM PDT · by stinkerpot65 · 31 replies · 1,360+ views
    The Northerner (student paper) ^ | 4/19/06 | Sarah Loman
    ..."In the meantime, the campus police continue their investigation," she said. "If you have not yet been interrogated, you do not have to talk to them without an attorney. You can make it hard to find you. Again, I am so sorry." ... ...Police believe the prosecutor will pursue charges against Jacobsen. "I would anticipate that (Jacobsen) will be charged," Martin said. "The probable cause is overwhelming." ...
  • Could It Happen Again? Terrorists might not have given up on planes.

    10/26/2005 8:11:01 AM PDT · by aculeus · 63 replies · 1,583+ views
    National Review on line ^ | October 26, 2005 | By Anne Morse
    Journalist Annie Jacobsen gained a certain degree of fame last year as the woman who wrote about the strange and frightening behavior of a group of Syrian “musicians” aboard a Northwest Airlines flight. She has now written a riveting book, Terror in the Skies: Why 9-11 Could Happen Again about what happened that day and in the months that followed. Jacobsen put her investigative skills to work, and discovered that the harrowing events that took place on her flight were far from an isolated occurrence. She ends her book with a warning: If our security system does not improve, another...
  • Bizarre Incident on British Airways 0215 (Muslim Air Passenger Arrest on 4/5 on Boston-bound Flight)

    04/17/2005 6:18:03 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 43 replies · 3,210+ views
    Women's Wall ^ | 4/15/05 | Annie Jacobsen
    Since I first starting writing on the subject of airline security (Terror in the Skies) I have received volumes of email on related subjects. Among my correspondence, there are certain incidents that stand out, including the one you'll read about today. It stands out not just because of the incident itself, but because the lack of media coverage as well as the "official" spin on the part of the airline and security personnel in its aftermath, much like my experience, defies belief. But I'm getting ahead of myself… A few days ago, I received an interesting email from Barry Johnson,...
  • Another Passenger from Flight 327 Steps Forward With Disturbing New Details(Part V)

    08/11/2004 10:32:23 PM PDT · by sockmonkey · 160 replies · 5,917+ views
    Womens Wall Street ^ | 8/12/04 | Annie Jacobsen
    This is Part V of the ongoing series entitled “Terror in the Skies, Again?” A few days ago, received an important email. It was from Billie Jo Rodriguez, another passenger who was on Northwest Airlines flight 327 from Detroit to Los Angeles on June 29. Billie Jo is a Certified Public Accountant living in Oxnard, California. She had some additional, disturbing information about flight 327 that she felt someone needed to know. She had been so terrified by what happened on the flight that she sent two emails to the Department of Homeland Security telling them about the experience,...
  • Part IV: Terror in the Skies, Again?

    08/05/2004 4:34:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 1,246+ views
    Women's Wall Street ^ | 08/04/04 | Annie Jacobsen
    The 14 Syrians on Northwest Airlines flight 327...To the dismay of many, it's the story that won't go away. The fact that a group of Syrian men acted in a way that terrified some passengers and caused a squad of federal officials to be called out to meet the plane upon landing is of interest to anyone who flies the friendly skies. And that is why this story won't just go away. The 14 Syrians on Northwest Airlines flight 327...To the dismay of many, it's the story that won't go away. The fact that a group of Syrian men acted...
  • Part III: Terror in the Skies, Again? [Update!]

    07/30/2004 2:04:45 PM PDT · by johnny7 · 39 replies · 2,905+ views ^ | 7-30-2004 | By Annie Jacobsen
    It's been two-and-a-half weeks since the first "Terror in the Skies, Again?" article was posted on and subsequently set off an international debate.  From the cockpit to the coffee shop, from the water coolers to the halls of Congress, countless numbers of people have been talking -- and shouting -- about this article.  It seems that anyone who reads the article develops a strong opinion, which in turn creates more questions.  Flight #327 has opened Pandora's box.Last week, when the name of the band was revealed (Syrian singer Nour Mehana) one side shouted: See, we told you so!  Then,...
  • Part II: Terror in the Skies, Again? (New Story) Part II: Terror in the Skies, Again?

    07/19/2004 10:15:47 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 317 replies · 8,892+ views
    Women's Wall ^ | 7/19/04 | Annie Jacobsen
    Last Tuesday morning, (WWS) published my first-person account of a recent Northwest Airlines flight that I took from Detroit to Los Angeles called Terror in the Skies, Again? A heads up about this article went out in our Daily Cents email -- our subscriber newsletter which primarily features financial tips and information for women. On Wednesday morning, the WWS page views were unusually high, something like 10 times the normal amount. Apparently our readers had been emailing the article to their friends, family and colleagues and everyone was reading it. By Thursday morning, that number had again multiplied ten-fold....
  • Terror in the Skies Again (Absolutely Positive MUST-READ)

    07/15/2004 6:19:30 AM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 1,118 replies · 56,249+ views
    Womens' Wall ^ | July 2004 | Annie Jacobsen
    A WWS Exclusive Article Note from the Editors: You are about to read an account of what happened during a domestic flight that one of our writers, Annie Jacobsen, took from Detroit to Los Angeles. The WWS Editorial Team debated long and hard about how to handle this information and ultimately we decided it was something that should be shared. What does it have to do with finances? Nothing, and everything. Here is Annie's story. On June 29, 2004, at 12:28 p.m., I flew on Northwest Airlines flight #327 from Detroit to Los Angeles with my husband and our young...
  • "Terror in the Skies": Annie Jacobsen Gets a Visit from the Feds

    04/24/2005 6:17:54 PM PDT · by StoneGiant · 142 replies · 5,478+ views
    Women's Wall Street ^ | 4/22/2005 | Anne Jacobsen
    Source Annie Jacobsen Gets a Visit from the Feds This is Part XIII of the ongoing series entitled "Terror in the Skies". By Annie Jacobsen 4/22/2005 The call came a little over a month ago, on my cellular phone -- which is not listed. It went like this: "Hello Annie, this is [name withheld, and name withheld, and name withheld and name withheld]. We're from the Department of Homeland Security." "Yes." "We'd like to set up a time to talk with you." "Okay, now is good." "Actually, we'd prefer to come to your house. How is March 15?" "Not so...
  • Rashomon in the Skies: The Tangled Tale of Flight 327

    08/05/2004 2:56:03 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 4 replies · 606+ views
    TAS ^ | 8/5/2004 | Clinton W. Taylor
    No one yet has the full story on the infamous June 29 Northwest Airlines Flight #327 from Detroit to Los Angeles, on which thirteen Syrian musicians acted so suspiciously that passenger and writer Annie Jacobsen feared she was about to be killed by terrorists. The identity of the band remained unknown for a while until I identified them as the backup band for Canaanite crooner Nour Mehana, whom I dubbed the "Syrian Wayne Newton." Regardless of the behavior of Nour Mehana's band, Ms. Jacobsen's story has focused international attention on the very serious issue of terrorists sizing up our...
  • Continuing Questions About Flight

    08/04/2004 10:11:39 AM PDT · by mastequilla · 53 replies · 1,807+ views
    NY Times ^ | 8/3/04 | Joe Sharkey
    Continuing Questions About Flight By JOE SHARKEY Published: August 3, 2004 ne of the major remaining questions about Northwest Airlines Flight 327 on June 29 from Detroit to Los Angeles - the flight that was met by federal agents and local police responding to a possible terrorist incident - is this: Did, as a passenger reported, 7 of the 13 Syrian musicians whose behavior was terrifying some passengers stand up in unison and take strategic positions by the lavatories and the exit door during final approach to Los Angeles, an act that would have been a frighteningly overt and unambiguous...

    11/27/2003 12:42:11 PM PST · by TrebleRebel · 103 replies · 17,112+ views
    Science ^ | 11/27/2003 | Gary Matsumoto
    When the anthrax mailers penned the message, "YOU CAN NOT STOP US. WE HAVE THIS ANTHRAX," the threat included a chilling nuance that remains largely unrecognized. "ARE YOU AFRAID?" asked the attackers. "Yes," should have been the answer, according to some biodefense experts, who think that the anthrax spores mailed to Senators Thomas Daschle (D-- SD) and Patrick Leahy (D--VT) in the fall of 2001 represented the state of the art in bioweapons refinement, revealing telltale clues about the source. This view is controversial, however, because others dispute the sophistication of the Senate powder, and a schism now exists among...