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  • Timeline: History of the border

    09/24/2006 12:31:36 PM PDT · by SandRat · 16 replies · 1,163+ views
    The border is nearly 2,000 miles long and covers four U.S. and six Mexican states. It's the most frequently crossed international border in the world, with some 350 million people crossing legally every year, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico says. 1836 -- Texas gains independence from Mexico; Rio Grande becomes its southern border. 1848 -- At the end of the Mexican-American War, officials sign the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, in which Mexico gives up nearly half its territory, including modern-day California, most of Arizona and New Mexico and parts of Colorado, Nevada and Utah. 1853 -- Under the Gadsden Purchase, the...
  • "Time Line" (test model only)

    09/07/2006 10:54:12 PM PDT · by Ken H · 51 replies · 851+ views
    FR | today | FR
    This thread is to serve as a file for the known information on the time line, and for adding new information as it becomes available. Please include link to source of your information.
  • 10 katyushas fired towards israel BREAKING ON CNN

    08/14/2006 4:24:01 PM PDT · by Btrp113Cav · 481 replies · 24,667+ views
    CNN ^ | Augest 14 2006 | CNN
    CNN Is saying live on t.v. that 10 katyushas were fired from nothern lebanon towards israel!
  • 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...
  • List of Al Qaeda or terrorist attacks?

    06/21/2006 1:27:32 PM PDT · by Spokane · 21 replies · 799+ views
    Does anyone have a source to a list of worldwide attacks attributed to Alqaeda or other terrorist groups? I have a debate going with someone who feels that the US "deserved" 911. I'd like to run down a list, one by one, of terrorist attacks around the world to find whether they feel that they were also deserved, or whether they are biased against the US.
  • Top Sunni asked Bush for pullout timeline

    06/15/2006 1:40:19 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 11 replies · 725+ views
    Yahoo | AP ^ | 6/15/06
    Iraq's vice president has asked President Bush for a timeline for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq, the Iraqi president's office said. Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, a Sunni, made the request during his meeting with Bush on Tuesday, when the U.S. president made a surprise visit to Iraq. "I supported him in this," President Jalal Talabani said in a statement released Wednesday. Al-Hashimi's representatives could not immediately be reached for comment Thursday. Bush made it clear during his visit that the U.S. military presence — now at about 132,000 troops — would continue, though he stressed the fate of...
  • A timeline of relations between Iran, U.S.

    05/08/2006 5:01:50 PM PDT · by familyop · 4 replies · 445+ views
    Under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who came to power in 1941, Iran was a close ally of the United States. Since the shah was toppled in the 1979 Iranian revolution, the two countries have been bitter enemies. Following is a chronology of their relations: - April 1951: Mohammed Mossadegh is elected prime minister and nationalizes oil interests. In June 1953, the Eisenhower administration approves a British proposal for a joint Anglo-American operation, code-named Operation Ajax, to overthrow Mossadegh. His toppling becomes a long-standing source of resentment among Iranians toward the U.S. - 1970: Iran signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. -...
  • Bush: Troops to Stay in Iraq for Years (Media lies...see transcript included)

    03/22/2006 7:36:58 AM PST · by rightinthemiddle · 75 replies · 1,301+ views
    AP ^ | March 22. 2006 | Terence Hunt (of course)
    By TERENCE HUNT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush said Tuesday that American forces will remain in Iraq for years and it will be up to a future president to decide when to bring them all home. But defying critics and plunging polls, he declared, "I'm optimistic we'll succeed. If not, I'd pull our troops out."
  • BUSH:IRAQ UP TO THE NEXT GUY

    03/22/2006 11:47:02 AM PST · by Jonah Johansen · 24 replies · 947+ views
    Rocky Mountain News Headline of AP story ^ | March 22, 2006 | Terence Hunt
    BUSH:IRAQ UP TO THE NEXT GUY (Rocky Mountain News Headline) ---------------------------- Bush: Iraq pullout a choice for a later President (MSNBC HEADLINE for same AP Story by Terrence Hunt) Amid public unease, president suggests U.S. troops will stay through 2008 Updated: 9:59 p.m. ET March 21, 2006 WASHINGTON - President Bush said Tuesday the decision about when to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq will fall to future presidents and Iraqi leaders, suggesting that U.S. involvement will continue at least through 2008. Acknowledging the public’s growing unease with the war — and election-year skittishness among fellow Republicans — the president...
  • Ordinary Iraqi families getting ready to fight They're stockpiling weapons, food and fuel

    03/16/2006 1:32:01 AM PST · by hawkiye · 327 replies · 4,127+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, March 15, 2006 | Charles Levinson
    Baghdad -- Om Hussein, wrapped in her black abaya, lists the contents of the family's walk-in storage closet: three 175-pound cases of rice, two 33-pound cases of cooking fat, six cases of canned tomatoes, three crates of assorted legumes, a one-month supply of drinking water, frozen chicken livers in the freezer. And in the garage, jerry cans filled with fuel are piled floor to ceiling. Om Hussein, who was reluctant to give her full name, and her Shiite family are preparing for war. They've stocked up on food. They bought a Kalashnikov rifle and a second car -- so that...
  • From Arrival to Errant Shot, a Timeline of Cheney's Hunting Accident

    02/16/2006 7:21:28 AM PST · by frankjr · 23 replies · 1,060+ views
    New York Times ^ | 2/16/06 | RALPH BLUMENTHAL
    The Secret Service, which put the time of the shooting at 5:50 p.m., said it had notified Sheriff Ramon Salinas III of Kenedy County by 7 p.m. Sheriff Salinas said he had dispatched a deputy, and he later issued a news release suggesting that the officer had been turned away at the ranch... Sheriff Salinas did not return repeated calls, and a reporter seeking to resolve the discrepancies was turned away Wednesday by the sheriff's office in Sarita, which said he was "unavailable." Ms. Armstrong said she knew nothing of any attempted visit by a deputy on Saturday night. Between...
  • Complete 911 Timeline: Able Danger program

    01/07/2006 11:47:17 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 14 replies · 1,984+ views
    http://cooperativeresearch.org/ ^ | Center for Cooperative Research
    A report commissioned in mid-1999 by Rep. Curt Weldon (R) looks into possible Chinese front companies in the US seeking technology for the Chinese military. Dr. Eileen Preisser and Michael Maloof are commissioned to make the report. Dr. Preisser, who runs the Information Dominance Center at the US Army's Land Information Warfare Activity (LIWA) and will later become closely tied to Able Danger, uses LIWA's data mining capabilities to search unclassified information. According to Maloof, their results show Chinese front companies in the US posing as US corporations that acquire technology from US defense contractors. When the study is completed...
  • Talabani hints at 2006 troop withdrawal

    11/12/2005 6:09:29 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 36 replies · 738+ views
    AAP ^ | Nov 13 2005
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said on Saturday that it may be possible to reach an agreement by the end of 2006 on the withdrawal of foreign troops from his country. Speaking to reporters in Rome at the end of a week-long visit to Italy, Talabani said the Iraqis were training their police and soldiers to try to create the conditions for foreign troops to be able to leave. "We are looking forward to the day we can say goodbye to the forces of the coalition," he said. "If things continue as they are I think by the end of 2006...
  • Ukraine to withdraw majority of troops from Iraq

    11/11/2005 3:52:14 AM PST · by mym · 11 replies · 438+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | 20:37 | 10/ 11/ 2005 | Taras Burnos
    KIEV, November 10 (RIA Novosti, Taras Burnos) - Ukraine will withdraw most of its military contingent from Iraq, leaving about 50 troops, the country's defense minister said Thursday. "In view of a proposal from the Iraqi government and coalition leaders, a presidential draft resolution is being prepared. If it is passed, in 2006 there will be a limited number of military personnel in Iraq," Anatoliy Hrytsenko said following his visit to Iraq. The remaining Ukrainian troops will stay in the country for six months. Ukraine currently has about 1,000 soldiers posted in Iraq. The authorities previously announced that the...
  • Chronology Of Valerie Plame Controversy

    11/01/2005 6:38:06 AM PST · by Cindy_Cin · 22 replies · 939+ views
    CnsNews ^ | Oct 28, 2005 | Randy Hall
    The indictment of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, on Friday is the result of a 22-month investigation that had its roots in the buildup to the war in Iraq. Here is a listing of the events that led to the five charges being filed against Libby. Feb. 2002: The CIA sends retired diplomat Joseph Wilson to Africa to investigate possible Iraqi purchases of uranium. Wilson reports back that purchase of yellowcake from Niger by Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein was "highly unlikely."
  • Joe Wilson's Lies, A Timeline - Who Forged the Documents? (Vanity)

    10/25/2005 11:39:50 AM PDT · by Wuli · 107 replies · 4,373+ views
    October 25, 2005 | wuli
    Look at this timetable(*): Prior to 2001 - From various sources, the CIA has intelligence that Iraq made attempts to purchase weapons grade uranium in Africa (not just Niger). October 15, 2001 - The CIA receives a report from a foreign government service that the Iraqi regime had struck a deal with the government of Niger to purchase several tons of partially processed uranium, known as "yellowcake." (This was not the later "source" often referred to as "forged documents".) On October 18, 2001 - The CIA publishes a Senior Executive Intelligence Bulletin that discusses the finding. "According to a foreign...
  • Misunderestimated: A Timeline of President George W. Bush's Successes, Despite Media and Democrats

    09/16/2005 12:37:42 PM PDT · by new yorker 77 · 19 replies · 5,589+ views
    September 16, 2005 | newyorker77
    MISUNDERESTIMATED: 1993, Summer - Mocked for trying to unseat Governor Ann Richards. 1994, Nov. – Defeats Governor Ann Richards to become Governor of Texas. 1998, Nov. – Becomes first Texas Governor to win re-election. 1999, Fall – Mocked for announcing a run for the Presidency. 2000, Winter – The media nominates John McCain for the Republican Party. 2000, Oct. – Mocked by media before three debates with Al Gore. 2000, Oct. – Wins all three debates against Al Gore. 2000, Nov. – Dirty trick unleashed by Gore Campaign and media. 2000, Nov. – Dan Rather calls Florida for Gore one...
  • Katrina/New Orleans Timeline - Was FEMA Really Slow?

    09/13/2005 9:08:00 PM PDT · by PhatHead · 38 replies · 2,683+ views
    Multiple Sources | 8/26-9/1/2005 | Multiple
    Sorry for the long post, but I just want to add my timeline. Let me briefly explain the purpose of this. I tried to focus only on a couple of narrow issues. In particular, the now widely-accepted “truth” that the Federal response was “slow” and that people at the Convention Center and Superdome were somehow ignored or abandoned. In fact, as the timeline shows, those at the Superdome were actually well-fed (I say this as one who has eaten many MRE’s in his life.) They also began evacuating within two days of the hurricane, despite the added complication of the...
  • FEMA Pilot: Rescue Began Just Hours After Flood

    09/11/2005 12:30:18 AM PDT · by ArmyBratproud · 43 replies · 1,360+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | Sept. 6, 2005
    FEMA Pilot: Rescue Began Just Hours After Flood Helicopters from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were conducting rescue operations in New Orleans less than a day after breaks in local levees began flooding the city. But the lightning-quick fly-out mission had to be abandoned that same night because local marauders were shooting at the FEMA choppers. "We first got in on Tuesday night," a FEMA pilot, who identified himself only as "Randy," told Fox News Radio's Tony Snow this morning. The 17th Street levee had begun to give way late in the evening Monday. Well into Tuesday, city officials were...
  • Katrina timeline in spreadsheet form needed.

    09/08/2005 8:59:54 PM PDT · by IM2MAD · 14 replies · 821+ views
    It occurs to me that we need a Katrina timeline in spreadsheet form to track who said/did what when. As I visualize it, it would have the first column with the date and subsequent column headings of something like White House, Nagin, Blanco, LA Nat Guard, US Nat Guard, FEMA and so on. I think this would be useful in pointing out to everyone what actions were taken when and by whose authority. Perhaps even quote the LA disaster plan at the head of the chart to point it out to anyone who is not aware of it. Unfortunately, I've...
  • Chertoff Draws Fire on Briefing (14 trailers of water/MREs delivered to Superdome Aug 29-30)

    09/08/2005 12:18:56 PM PDT · by BurbankKarl · 59 replies · 2,698+ views
    Chertoff Draws Fire on Briefing ^ | 9/8/05 | ERIC LICHTBLAU
    Even so, he said relief crews delivered seven trailers filled with water and ready-to-eat meals to the Superdome before the storm hit on Aug. 29, along with another seven trailers on Aug. 30. you can click if you want to read the rest of the drivel...
  • Army Photo of National Guard Delivering Supplies to SuperDome On WEDNESDAY (My Title)

    09/08/2005 12:29:45 AM PDT · by msnimje · 25 replies · 2,533+ views
    ARMY Katrina Militay Response ^ | 31 Aug 2005 | US ARMY PHOTO
    This site has photos of the Army Response. This photo and caption on the bottom right (last photo). National Guard multi-purpose utility truck brings supplies to the Super Dome in downtown New Orleans, La., on Aug 31, 2005. Tens of thousands of displaced citizens sought shelter at the dome, before, during and after Hurricane Katrina, but have been forced to evacuate as floodwaters continue to rise throughout the area. Department of Defense photo.
  • Fema had rescue crews there before the storm (Vanity)

    09/07/2005 8:56:16 PM PDT · by johnmecainrino · 21 replies · 621+ views
    September 7, 2005
    MSM smear job FEMA positioned rescue crews and communication before the storm. Brown had the coast guard put into the proper positions and they responded immediately. The media keeps talking about how Brown delayed in asking for 1,000 fema employees. Those employees were for helping with housing, schooling, they wouldn't have been needed until after the evacuation. Blanco refused to open up local shelters and barricks and they blame fema for moving people out of state. Blanco refused to drop food and fema gets the blame. The MSM has gone into hysteria for their rat friends. MSM talking about incompetence...
  • Katrina, a photographic timeline: Powerful proof federal response was NOT slow (warning, many pics)

    09/06/2005 8:45:18 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 533 replies · 40,373+ views
    The near total evacuation of the major American port city of New Orleans, Louisiana was accomplished between Tuesday afternoon, August 30 and Friday afternoon, September 2, 2005. This evacuation occurred while other search, rescue, relief and evacuation operations were simultaneously being conducted throughout the Gulf Coast between approximately Lafayette, Louisiana, on the west and the Florida panhandle on the east -– an area of about 90,000 sq. miles, or the size of the entire nation of Great Britain. I'd say this amazing achievement is the opposite of slow. I'd say that it's a stunning accomplishment and one that demonstrates superb...
  • DoD Response Began Before Katrina Made Landfall

    09/06/2005 4:18:27 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 1 replies · 370+ views
    DoD ^ | Sept. 6, 2005 | Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service
    DoD's response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina began even before the storm made landfall, Defense leaders said during a news conference today. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Katrina destroyed "untold dreams," but the military will help the region get back together. National Guardsmen from more than 40 states and active-duty personnel have converged on Louisiana and Mississippi since the catastrophe, just over a week ago. "The greatest disaster-recovery effort in America's history is well under way," Rumsfeld said. The secretary had just returned from a trip to the area to view the effort. He said he saw...
  • Gov. Blanco Received Multiple Calls From President Bush before, during and after Hurricane to help.

    09/06/2005 10:44:30 AM PDT · by glory2 · 40 replies · 3,373+ views
    KING: Governor Barbour said that the president wanted to visit Mississippi, he told him not to come. Does he want to come to Louisiana? BLANCO: Well, I've been in touch with the president. He's called often before the storm and after the storm. I know he's helping Haley. He's helping Louisiana. He's helping Mississippi. We're in desperate need. I've never seen anything like this. We've seen lots of hurricanes on this coastline here in Louisiana and Mississippi. We've got a lot of friends al along the coast, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. We know what it's like, but this is not...
  • Katrinia Timeline with links

    09/04/2005 2:30:29 PM PDT · by airedale · 17 replies · 2,641+ views
    American Daughter website ^ | Virginia Doctor
    [Virginia Doctor] has compiled a wealth of source material on the Katrina hurricane disaster, showing clearly that the blame for the terrible aftermath lies squarely at the doorsteps of New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Democrat) and Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco (Democrat). We have itemized the important events along Katrina's timeline. Has lots of links to the source material. The homepage of this website has a lot of other good info: http://www.americandaughter.com/ I was also able to find at this site NOAA's Katrina Graphics Archive though this site. This website is: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/archive/2005/KATRINA_graphics.shtml
  • KATRINA: RESPONSE TIMELINE

    09/04/2005 1:00:05 PM PDT · by coffee260 · 86 replies · 14,209+ views
    RightWingNuthouse ^ | September 04, 2005 | Rick Moran
    The following is a timeline that details the response of local, state, and federal authorities to the disaster in New Orleans. I have not included any information for other areas hit by the storm. I used one source almost exclusively – the online editions of the New Orleans Times-Picayune (hereinafter referred to as TP). I daresay the paper will receive a Pulitzer Prize for their coverage. IT IS NOT MY INTENTION TO PLAY THE “BLAME GAME” BY PUBLISHING THIS TIMELINE.. In fact, if you have a link to a story that contradicts or adds to this timeline, I urge you...
  • (Vanity) Freepers lets get the facts together

    09/04/2005 9:09:35 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 13 replies · 387+ views
    us
    There will be a "9-11 report" like investagtion about all of this..lets help them by starting now..lets get all facts and data and when they happened....the local and state people there are trying to blame Bush... lets document all the lies and misinformation the media and the local politicians are spreading...back them up with sourced facts
  • Aug 27 WhiteHouse release of aid to Louisiana

    09/04/2005 12:06:46 PM PDT · by Verbosus · 25 replies · 1,242+ views
    I searched and didn't see this anywhere, but I thought this was of interest. It is the WhiteHouse release of aid to Louisiana dated August 27, 2005. Obviously prior to hurricane Katrina. From the whitehouse.gov URL above: ------------------------------------------------------- Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Louisiana The President today declared an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts in the parishes located in the path of Hurricane Katrina beginning on August 26, 2005, and continuing. The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to...
  • Glance at National Guard Deployment (Katrina Timeline)

    09/04/2005 9:49:50 AM PDT · by Tall_Texan · 29 replies · 2,423+ views
    National Guard Bureau ^ | 09-03-05 | Associated Press
    Sep 3, 4:57 PM (ET) By The Associated Press A day-by-day look at when National Guard troops from around the country arrived in Louisiana and Mississippi, the two states hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina: TUESDAY, Aug. 30: In Louisiana: - 4,725, all from Louisiana In Mississippi: - 2,747, all from Mississippi WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31: In Louisiana: - Ohio: nine - Oklahoma: 89 - Texas: 625 In Mississippi: Arkansas: 350 Delaware : 68 Florida: 350 Maryland: 130 THURSDAY, Sept. 1: In Louisiana: Arkansas: 446 Colorado: 4 Kansas: 12 Missouri: 40 Nevada: 12 Ohio: 210 Oklahoma: 283 Texas: 972 In Mississippi: Alabama:...
  • A Chronology of Hurricane Katrina

    09/04/2005 1:30:47 AM PDT · by neverdem · 38 replies · 1,976+ views
    The Guardian ^ | September 3, 2005
    Saturday September 3, 2005 8:31 PM By The Associated Press A day-by-day look at Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Wednesday, Aug. 24: - Tropical Depression 12 strengthens into Tropical Storm Katrina over the Central Bahamas; a hurricane warning is issued for the southeastern Florida coast. Thursday, Aug. 25: - Hurricane Katrina strikes Florida between Hallandale Beach and North Miami Beach as a Category 1 hurricane with 80 mph winds. Friday, Aug. 26: - Katrina weakens over land to a tropical storm before moving out over the Gulf of Mexico. It grows to a Category 2 hurricane with 100 mph winds,...
  • Katrina: A timeline -- proof the Federal response was NOT SLOW

    09/03/2005 8:44:11 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 348 replies · 13,901+ views
    After days of being harrangued by media reports to the contrary, this may seem like a radical notion, but... THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE TO KATRINA WAS NOT SLOW!FACT: Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and other search and rescue units were in New Orleans, elsewhere in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on Monday, after the storm passed out of the area. FACT: The full extent of the devastation to the Gulf Coast region, and the levee breaches in New Orleans, were not known until Tuesday. FACT: A convoy of about 500 buses reached the Superdome late Wednesday. FACT: The first of 500 busloads...
  • Let's put together a timeline

    09/03/2005 8:03:04 AM PDT · by rhetorica · 45 replies · 2,023+ views
    OK folks, let's get this thing under control. We need to build a timeline of (1) events relating to Katrina (e.g. landfall, levee breeches, flooding, etc)(2)events relating to LA, MS and AL and Fed government responses to Katrina (e.g. evacuation orders, activating guard, etc) (3) events as reported by major media outlets (e.g. hurrincane hits and misses, breeches, flooding, evacualtions, looting, etc.) Let's see if we can put a timeline together that chronicles all these events. I am willing to assemble all the information if Freepers will help me locate the evidence. It will be very important that we have...
  • When did the various governors ask for federal troops and a few other questions

    09/02/2005 9:12:23 PM PDT · by airedale · 10 replies · 1,100+ views
    self
    In order to get federal troops the state governors have to formally ask in writing. I was wondering when exactly the various governors asked for federal troops and their support. FEMA is different and no formal request is needed. Second question when did the various governors mobilize there Air and Army National Guard units. When did the units actually mobilize? Third question in terms of Louisiana does their Air National Guard have helicopters (cargo and heavy lift as opposed to gunships and attack helicopters)? If so how many and when where they put into service flying missions in support of...
  • The Left Descend Into Madness

    09/02/2005 9:02:58 PM PDT · by Pete · 77 replies · 2,355+ views
    Freeper essay | 9/2/05 | pete
    CNN and MSNBC have had Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and others on all day claiming that the Federal response to the disaster has been slow because the victims are poor and black. The Congressional Black Caucus openly advocates that position and CNN and MSNBC are more than willing to carry their water. They have all slipped into madness. It is more than an outrage. They are selling these lies to victims of the disaster and crushing their hope. So much so, that the people at the convention center are now convinced that they are being punished by the government because...
  • TIMELINE (Mohamed el-Amir Awad el-Sayed Atta)

    08/13/2005 11:40:29 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 65 replies · 1,933+ views
    http://www.abc.net.au/cgi-bin/common/printfriendly.pl?/4corners/atta/maps/timeline.htm ABC's Four Corners Timeline [This is the print version of story http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/atta/maps/timeline.htm] Broadcast Monday, 12 November 2001 Timeline The early years 1968 Mohamed el-Amir Awad el-Sayed Atta is born (he gives his birthdate as September 1), in Kafr el Sheikh, a city on the Nile delta in Egypt to a middle class, educated family. His father is a lawyer and he hastwo sisters (also educated, one is now a professor and the other is a doctor).The family moves to Abdeen in Cairo where Atta grows up and attends the Mustafa Kamal Middle School. Those who knew him as a...
  • A Chronology of Explosions in London

    07/07/2005 10:59:37 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 33 replies · 1,113+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 07, 2005 at 10:55:37 PDT | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Timeline of attacks in London. Times listed are local; London is five hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time. 8:51 a.m.: London Underground train explodes 100 yards into a tunnel outside Moorgate station in the financial district in east London. Seven killed. 8:56 a.m.: Explosion near the King's Cross station in north London. Twenty-one killed. 9:17 a.m.: Explosion near Edgware Road station. Five killed. 9:47 a.m.: Double-decker bus explodes near Tavistock Square. Undetermined number of fatalities. Source: London police.
  • Oil For Food Confrontations connect Saddam to Al Queda attacks and more....

    05/26/2005 7:29:53 AM PDT · by Blackrain4xmas · 4 replies · 720+ views
    Saddam's Ties to Al Queda ^ | 052605 | Sam Pender
    The following stems from my book, Saddam's Ties to Al Queda. The book is a monster-sized info source for Al Queda, and the ties to Saddam's Iraq, but it also has a massive section based on the oil-for-food scandal on which Saddam's ties seem to have revolved. This is not a Bush Admin theory, but my theory, and it's proven in the book. This post lists a summary of the various oil-for-food confrontations, but the book details each one even further. Each confrontation summarized in this post, can be viewed in detail in the book, or in the hyperlink used...
  • Timeline of events in the Washington Governor's Race

    12/31/2004 12:25:55 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 4 replies · 594+ views
    SFGATE.COM ^ | DECEMBER 31, 2004 | Associated Press
    12-31) 00:09 PST (AP) -- Nov. 2: Election Day. Three-term Democratic Attorney General Christine Gregoire finds herself in an unexpectedly tight race with Republican real estate agent Dino Rossi, a former state senator. Gregoire is up by 7,000 votes at the end of the night, with hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots yet to be counted. Nov. 9: As absentee ballots are tallied, Rossi closes the gap and then pulls ahead by 2,123 votes. Dec. 30: Secretary of State Sam Reed certifies the election, declaring Gregoire governor-elect. Jan. 12: Inauguration Day. Legislature scheduled to issue certificates of election to new...
  • A timeline of news events in 2004

    12/31/2004 6:46:44 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 14 replies · 1,115+ views
    Tahoe Daily Tribune ^ | December 31,2004
    Jan. 1 - Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf wins vote of confidence validating five-year term as president. Jan. 3 - NASA rover touches down on Mars and signals Earth. Charter jet brining French tourists back from Egypt crashes in Red Sea, killing all 148 aboard. Jan. 4 - Afghans approve new constitution Jan. 6 - Design featuring reflecting pools selected for World Trade Center memorial. Jan. 7 - President Bush proposes legal status - at least temporarily - for millions of illegal immigrants working in U.S. Jan. 8 - U.S. Black Hawk helicopter downed in Iraq; eight people killed. Jan. 9 -...
  • No Way to Run a Campaign [Timeline of fumbles and miscalculations of the Kerry campaign]

    11/01/2004 2:20:19 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 95+ views
    A Large Regular Blogspot ^ | 10/31/2004 | Chris Lynch
    Below please find a timeline of how the Kerry campaign has been run since August 1st. This is just three months but I think the incompetence, deceit and meanspiritedness exhibited show why John Kerry should not be trusted to run the country for four years. Aug. 1 - Normally a candidate gets a "bounce" in the polls immediately after his convention - not so for Kerry. Aug. 2 - Kerry advisor says Kerry will make world safer by giving Iran nuclear fuel and hope that they use it for good. Sane people everywhere say, "Are you friggin' kidding me?" Meanwhile...
  • Message from Lt. Col. Wellman from the 101st Airborne, Ft. Campbell, KY

    10/27/2004 6:23:35 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 27 replies · 1,675+ views
    Lt. Col. Wellman | 10-27-04 | Public Affairs, Ft. Campbell
    NOTE: I phoned this morning to the Public Affairs office at Ft. Campbell, KY, home of the 101st Airborne. The following was sent to me via email after my discussion with Lt. Col. Wellman in the afternoon. =============================================== US Department of Defense Talking Points – Oct. 27, 2004 – Al-Qaqaa Weapons Facility Following are talking points on the 2003 timeline regarding U.S. and Iraqi military activities in the vicinity of the former Al-Qaqaa military facility. According to the Duelfer report, as of mid-September 2004 Coalition forces have reviewed and cleared more than 10,000 caches of weapons. - This includes 240,000...
  • TIMELINE of Democrats Rush to Run Rushed the War

    10/26/2004 5:39:51 AM PDT · by Blackrain4xmas · 1 replies · 227+ views
    scottmalensek.com ^ | 10/26/04 | Sam Pender
    Still not 100% complete, but I put this together to see how the different anti-war elements fit together; ie: Democratic Party's concerted effort to run the longest presidential campaign in history with the most opposition candidates in history anti-war protesters and of course the UNSC opposition to the war in Iraq http://www.scottmalensek.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=163&st=0&#entry334
  • The 'positive' candidate: a timeline (Kerry & his minions...)

    09/07/2004 4:13:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies · 1,036+ views
    The Chronicle Online ^ | 9/06/04 | Nathan Carleton
    The 'positive' candidate: a timeline by Nathan Carleton September 06, 2004 John Kerry loves to accuse his opponents of below-the-belt personal attacks. He has discussed a “Republican attack squad,” responded to supposed attacks on his “patriotism,” and charged, with very little evidence, that the White House is illegally coordinating 527-advertisements against him. Last week, Kerry described the Republican convention as “almost nothing but anger and insults.” The next time Kerry calls a heated analysis of his voting record a smear campaign, remember what he and his high-level supporters have been doing the last year and a half: 4/2/03: Kerry calls...
  • Request help from Military FReepers: Third Wound Policy

    09/01/2004 1:19:56 AM PDT · by christie · 29 replies · 1,061+ views
    I was updating my John F. Kerry Timeline and ran across this item on the Kerry-Edwards official web site (johnkerry.com). John Kerry's Vietnam Service Timeline March 17, 1969 The policy of Coastal Squadron One, the swift boat command, was to send home any individual who is wounded three times in action. After sustaining his third wound from enemy action in Vietnam, Kerry was granted relief under this policy. Question for military freepers: 1. Is this a policy for the Navy or just the Coastal Squadrom One? Or just John Kerry? 2. What about the Army, Air Force, Marines, etc. 3....
  • ***The Complete John F. Kerry TIMELINE - A Work in Progress***

    08/27/2004 1:12:08 PM PDT · by christie · 124 replies · 8,155+ views
    John Forbes Kerry Timeline ^ | August 27, 2004 | christie/Two Step
    Several days I ago I realized that all the dates of John Kerry's activities were totally jumbled in my head. I sat down to make a little timeline. It grew into a massive timeline - and covers his entire life. I know several other FReepers had the same confusion. So here is the result. It is still a work in progress, and any additions, corrections, etc. will be most appreciated.The entire timeline along with pictures will be archived at my web site: http://www.archive-news.net/Kerry/JK_timeline.html. I will be making the additions there, so you might want to bookmark that site. John...
  • John Kerry/Antiwar Timeline by Popular Request

    08/24/2004 6:02:40 AM PDT · by jwalsh07 · 11 replies · 1,562+ views
    Wintersoldier.com ^ | 825/04 | jwalsh07
    I have seen a lot of requests for a Kerry timeline. Here it is courtesy of wintersoldier.
  • TIMELINE of America's War With Saddam 1990-2003

    08/09/2004 7:13:06 AM PDT · by Blackrain4xmas · 2 replies · 610+ views
    scottmalensek.com ^ | 08/08/04 | Sam Pender
    This shows just about every little event detailing America's war with Saddam. It starts off in 1974, has a lot about the Iran/Iraq War and the US involvement, and then goes into mega detail from that point on. I think you'll all like it. :)
  • TIMELINE OF AMERICA'S WAR ON TERROR

    06/15/2004 9:27:41 AM PDT · by Blackrain4xmas · 7 replies · 1,432+ views
    ABSOLUTELY THE MOST COMPLETE TIMELINE AROUND Details the creation and rise of Al Queda Details America's relations and War with Iraq, Iran, etc. THIS IS A MUST VIEW -Good sourcing too http://www.finchfactory.com/howdiditcometothis.htm