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    01/28/2009 6:45:38 PM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies · 698+ views - DOJ Press Release ^ | January 27, 2009 | n/a
    January 27, 2009 Note: The following text is a quote: FOUR DEFENDANTS PLEAD GUILTY TO ALL CHARGES, INCLUDING CONSPIRING TO ACQUIRE ANTI-AIRCRAFT MISSILES AND PROVIDE MATERIAL SUPPORT TO THE LTTE, A FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANIZATION Defendants Were Caught in an FBI Undercover Sting Operation Attempting to Purchase Surface-to-Air Missiles, Missile Launchers, and Hundreds of AK-47 Automatic Rifles Earlier today, in the midst of jury selection at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, defendants Thiruthanikan Thanigasalam and Sahilal Sabaratnam pled guilty to conspiring and attempting to provide material support to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a designated foreign terrorist organization,...
  • Mexico buys missile launchers from Israel

    01/29/2004 6:42:13 PM PST · by Happy2BMe · 43 replies · 582+ views
    LA VOZ DE AZTLAN NEWS BULLETIN Los Angeles, Alta California January 27, 2004Mexico buys missile launchers from IsraelThe Mexican Navy announced yesterday that it has bought from Israel two fully operational Aliya class speed boats capable of launching 5 Gabriel missile each. Naval Captain Arturo Flores Gil told the Mexico City "La Jornada" newspaper that Mexico had paid Israel 60 million dollars for the two naval missile launchers and 10 missiles. Each missile is capable of being outfitted with nuclear warheads.Why would Mexico spend such large sums of money for weapons at a time when countless of Mexicans have no...
  • Sen. Clinton asks shoulder-fired missile defense

    12/02/2002 9:51:55 PM PST · by Dixie Mom · 101 replies · 279+ views
    CNN ^ | Tuesday, December 3, 2002 | Phil Hirschkorn
    <p>The Russian-made SA-7 missile launchers used in the Kenya attack..</p> <p>NEW YORK (CNN) -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-New York, asked homeland security officials Monday to beef up domestic defenses against possible shoulder-fired missile attacks like the one attempted on an Israeli airliner taking off from Kenya last week.</p>