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  • Terrorist planned attack on U.S. nuclear warhead stockpile

    11/16/2002 9:57:21 PM PST · by Destro · 9 replies · 304+ views
    The Sun-Herald ^ | November 17 2002 | Philip Delves Broughton
    Terrorist planned attack on nuclear warhead stockpile By Philip Delves Broughton November 17 2002 The Sun-Herald An Al Qaeda terrorist has confessed that he planned to drive a giant explosive device into a United States air force bunker in Belgium believed to contain nuclear warheads. News of the plot came as the US warned that a broadcast thought to contain the words of Osama bin Laden foreshadowed a likely attack. The FBI said national landmarks and the aviation, oil and nuclear industries were all possible targets. In an interview with a Belgian radio station, Tunisian Nizar Trabelsi, 31, a former...
  • State Department: former Gitmo detainee led terror cell in Jordan

    08/08/2010 2:25:00 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies
    LONG WAR ^ | August 7, 2010 | By THOMAS JOSCELYN
    SNIPPET: "A former Guantanamo detainee named Usama Abu Kabir led a terror cell in Jordan that was broken up in 2009, according to a new report by the US State Department. On Thursday, the State Department released its Country Reports on Terrorism for 2009. "In April [2009]," the report notes, "four men were arrested and charged with plotting attacks in Israel in retaliation for the Israeli incursion into Gaza." Kabir was one of the four. A fifth member of the cell was arrested in May 2009. Kabir’s arrest was previously reported in the Israeli and Jordanian press. But the State...