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  • 'Four terrorist plots foiled' in Britain

    08/13/2006 4:16:33 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 28 replies · 916+ views
    British Home Secretary John Reid says at least four major terrorist attacks against Britain have been prevented since the deadly July bombings of last year. He told the BBC all four of the terrorist plots would have led to significant loss of life. Dr Reid also says British police are currently carrying out "up to two dozen" terror investigations. He says the Government believes the first British Al Qaeda plot was in 2000 in Birmingham. Britain's national security threat level was upped to "critical" on Thursday after police swooped on 24 people over an alleged pot to blow up aircraft...
  • Bush defends detainees policy (Right On!)

    11/07/2005 9:06:45 AM PST · by indianrightwinger · 17 replies · 492+ views
    Bush defends detainees policy 'We do not torture,' president says Monday, November 7, 2005; Posted: 11:07 a.m. EST (16:07 GMT) PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) -- President Bush vigorously defended U.S. interrogation practices in the war on terror Monday and lobbied against a congressional drive to outlaw torture. "There's an enemy that lurks and plots and plans and wants to hurt America again," Bush said. "So you bet we will aggressively pursue them but we will do so under the law." He declared, "We do not torture." Over White House opposition, the Senate has passed legislation banning torture. With Vice President...