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  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis #2

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...
  • Man Held for Trying to Blow Up Belgian Synagogue

    06/13/2003 8:56:22 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 8 replies · 262+ views
    Reuters ^ | June 13, 2003
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police on Friday arrested a man suspected of trying to blow up a synagogue in what could be the latest in a string of anti-Jewish attacks across Europe linked to violence in the Middle East.Jules Mathieu, a spokesman for the public prosecutor's office, said the man was suspected of having placed five gas bottles in a car and torching it in front of the synagogue in a densely populated area of the southern town of Charleroi.There was no explosion and the blaze was rapidly put out by firefighters based nearby.Several synagogues and Jewish buildings in European...
  • Man With Shotgun Near U.S. Capitol Is Utah Resident, Report Says

    01/18/2008 10:55:28 PM PST · by gnarledmaw · 13 replies · 582+ views
    KUTV.com ^ | 1/18 10:56 pm | Doug G. Ware
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A tragedy might have been averted near the United States Capitol on Friday afternoon, where a man was arrested at gunpoint while carrying a shotgun and a backpack containing a samurai sword. And it now appears that he is a Utah resident with a long criminal history. The man, identified by Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA-TV as Michael S. Gorbey, was spotted about a block away from the U.S. Capitol, near the Russell and Dirksen Senate office buildings at approximately 1:00 p.m. Capitol police drew their weapons after spotting the man and forced him to surrender. Gorbey...
  • Dozens of explosions Sacramento Propane plant.

    07/18/2003 4:42:39 PM PDT · by steveo · 135 replies · 435+ views
    KFBK, Sacramento, KXTV | 7-18-03 | steveo
    Dozens of explosions in Sacramento Propane transfer plant. "20lb" tanks popping off like cherry bombs. Hugh colums of black smoke. Flames up to 250'...
  • Numerous Propane Tanks Stolen From Store (Columbus, Ohio)

    11/30/2004 11:28:47 AM PST · by Columbus Dawg · 131 replies · 4,796+ views
    WCMH-TV ^ | November 30, 2004 | Columbus Dawg
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Officials are investigating the theft of about 30 propane tanks from a local hardware store, NBC 4's Nancy Burton reported. The propane tanks were stolen at about 10 p.m. Monday from the Sears Hardware store in the Northwest Center at Henderson and Reed roads. The tanks were being stored outside in locked cages, Burton reported. Police said thieves broke the locks on the last two cages and stole about 30 tanks. Burton said a witness called the store as the theft occurred. The manager on duty then called police, but the suspects left the scene before police...