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  • Uncertain Trumpets (Democrats will fail us if given the chance)

    08/12/2006 8:28:04 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 26 replies · 859+ views
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 8-11-06 | Editorial
       Uncertain Trumpets INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY Posted 8/11/2006 Leadership: If the foiled airline bomb plot sounded familiar, it should. In 1995, al-Qaida planned the same thing as the Clinton administration slept. Democrats hope to press the snooze button again in November. The 1995 plot was uncovered when Ramzi Yousef, subsequently convicted for the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, hastily fled a burning Manila apartment, leaving behind bomb materials and a laptop with disks containing plans for something called Project Bojinka — the Arabic word for "loud explosion." The plot was to blow up 11 American jetliners over the...
  • London Airline Bombing Plot News (updated 4:05 pm ET)

    08/10/2006 1:49:25 PM PDT · by John Lenin · 64 replies · 2,433+ views
    Counterterrorismblog.org ^ | August 10, 2006 | Andrew Cochran
    London Airline Bombing Plot News (updated 4:05 pm ET) By Andrew Cochran ABC News: Three alleged ringleaders have been identified; two recently traveled to Pakistan and later received money wired to them from Pakistan, reportedly to purchase tickets for the suicide bombers. Sources identify the three, now in custody, as Rashid Rauf, Mohammed al-Ghandra, and Ahmed al Khan. Fox News at 3 pm ET:"British authorities are 'urgently' seeking the arrests of up to 10 more suspects in the terrorist plot uncovered early Thursday morning to blow up U.S.-bound flights with liquid explosives carried onto planes via carry-on luggage." Twenty-four main...
  • Stephen Hayes:See No Evil, Hear No Evil(What the 9/11 Commission narrative left out: Iraqis)

    08/28/2005 1:49:07 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 69 replies · 4,487+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 5 / September 12, 2005 | Stephen F. Hayes
    AHMED HIKMAT SHAKIR IS A shadowy figure who provided logistical assistance to one, maybe two, of the 9/11 hijackers. Years before, he had received a phone call from the Jersey City, New Jersey, safehouse of the plotters who would soon, in February 1993, park a truck bomb in the basement of the World Trade Center. The safehouse was the apartment of Musab Yasin, brother of Abdul Rahman Yasin, who scorched his own leg while mixing the chemicals for the 1993 bomb.When Shakir was arrested shortly after the 9/11 attacks, his "pocket litter," in the parlance of the investigators, included contact...
  • TWA Flight 800 and the 9/11 Commission Cover Up: An Interview With Peter Lance

    10/04/2004 9:05:42 PM PDT · by restornu · 62 replies · 2,631+ views
    Writers Write, Inc ^ | (September, 2004) | by Claire E. White
    Was the 9/11 Commission Report a cover up? Were we lied to when we were told that 9/11 was the first time that Al-Qaeda hijacked and destroyed an American jetliner? Five time Emmy® award-winning investigative journalist Journalist Peter Lance and bestselling author Peter Lance asserts just that in his blockbuster new book Cover Up: What the Government is Still Hiding About the War on Terror (HarperCollins). In his 2003 bestselling nonfiction work, 1000 Years for Revenge (HarperCollins), Lance laid bare the plotting and events that led to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. After reading 1000 Years for Revenge, Governor...
  • U.S. Authorities Warned of Hijack Attack Plotting in 1995

    03/05/2002 9:06:51 AM PST · by marxwas a loser · 22 replies · 578+ views
    AP Wire ^ | Tuesday March 5 9:52 AM ET | By JIM GOMEZ and JOHN SOLOMON,
    Tuesday March 5 9:52 AM ET Authorities Warned of Hijack Risks Photos AP Photo   By JIM GOMEZ and JOHN SOLOMON, U.S. authorities were alerted as early as 1995 that several Middle Eastern pilots were training at American flight schools and at least one had proposed hijacking a plane to crash into federal buildings, according to documents and interviews with Filipino and U.S. authorities. The information came from police interrogations with Abdul Hakim Murad and a computer seized from Ramzi Yousef, two men arrested after an accidental chemical fire at a Manila apartment tipped authorities to a major terrorist plot ...
  • Could We Have Prevented the Attacks?

    10/27/2001 5:03:29 PM PDT · by It'salmosttolate · 10 replies · 277+ views
    www.thenewamerican.com ^ | October 27, 2001 | by William Norman Grigg
    Could We Have Prevented the Attacks? by William Norman Grigg During the 1990s, the FBI uncovered clues indicating that bin Laden was planning to attack America with hijacked airliners. This information was never shared with local police. On April 19th, police arrested 30-year-old Leo V. Felton and 21-year-old Erica Chase after they had tried to pass counterfeit $20 bills at a Dunkin’ Donuts in East Boston. After the pair was booked and processed into the Nashua Street Jail, police turned the investigation over to the Secret Service. Seven days later, Felton was free on bail, despite the fact that federal ...
  • We Can Still Smell Red Meat (al Qaeda and OKC! From Clarke!!)

    03/26/2004 10:36:37 AM PST · by Piranha · 156 replies · 1,044+ views
    Just One Minute (Weblog) ^ | March 26, 2004 | unknown
    The always fascinating Dan Drezner has a bunch of good posts up.. sorry, we are going to skip to the red meat: On Page 127 [of his new "Against All Enemies"], Clarke notes that it's possible that al-Qaida operatives in the Philippines "taught Terry Nichols how to blow up the Oklahoma Federal Building." Intelligence places Nichols there on the same days as Ramzi Yousef, and "we do know that Nichols's bombs did not work before his Philippines stay and were deadly when he returned." This ties in to the theory that Clinton quashed investigations into a foreign connection to Terry...
  • Did Nichols and Yousef meet?

    02/20/2004 5:40:33 AM PST · by Peach · 26 replies · 3,753+ views
    IntelWire ^ | February 20, 2004 | By J.M. BERGER
    Did Nichols and Yousef meet? Closer analysis of Terry Nichols and Ramzi Yousef timelines creates a compelling, if still circumstantial, case — and offers clues to where the smoking guns may be found By J.M. BERGER INTELWIRE.com In November 1994, Terry Nichols and Ramzi Yousef both walked on the grounds of the same college campus in the Philippines. Whether their paths crossed is a question that still dogs researchers. But it's increasingly clear that what separates their respective itineraries is sometimes a matter of yards, feet or even inches, within a span of days, hours and sometimes mere minutes. They...
  • Clinton Administration Freed Bin Laden's Banker

    01/04/2004 9:19:22 PM PST · by hope · 44 replies · 757+ views
    News Max ^ | 1-4-04
    Reprinted from NewsMax.com Sunday Jan. 4, 2004; 11:43 p.m. ESTClinton Administration Freed Bin Laden's Banker A Saudi national known to investigators as Osama bin Laden's "banker" was apprehended inside the U.S. in 1994 - only to be set free by the Clinton administration in a decision that was considered a "massive loss" in the war on terrorism by U.S. intelligence officials. Bin Laden brother-in-law Mohammed Jamal Khalifa was believed to be "the real money man" behind the scenes for the 9/11 mastermind, reports investigative journalist Peter Lance, in his comprehensive overview of the 9/11 attacks, "1,000 Years For Revenge: International...
  • INS Deported bin Laden Brother-in-Law Just Days After OKC Bombing

    10/06/2003 2:37:10 PM PDT · by JohnBerger · 93 replies · 1,878+ views
    whoisjohndoe2.com ^ | 10/06/03 | J.M. Berger
    Just days after the Oklahoma City bombing, the INS deported Osama bin Laden's brother-in-law Mohammed Jamal Khalifa, even though the FBI had evidence that linked the Saudi businessman to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 1995 Bojinka plot and Oklahoma City. Not only was Khalifa deported to Jordan, where he was subsequently freed, but the U.S. government let him leave with potentially incriminating evidence and cleared his record of terrorism charges. Evidence in the FBI's possession at the time potentially implicated the Saudi businessman in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the airliner bombing plot and the Oklahoma City...
  • Louis Lies Freehly

    10/13/2002 1:31:08 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 7 replies · 251+ views
    AIM ^ | October 10, 2002 | Reed Irvine
    On October 8, former FBI Director Louis Freeh testified before the joint House-Senate Intelligence Committee that is trying to find out why our intelligence agencies failed to provide any warning of the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. In a front-page story by David Johnston, the New York Times reported that Freeh, who resigned in June 2001, "politely but emphatically swept aside widespread complaints that during his tenure the Federal Bureau of Investigation refused to cooperate with other agencies and failed to prepare for a terrorist attack in the United States."...