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National Terror Alert Response Center Summary 11/20/2006

Posted by thebosun on November 20, 2006

 

This Week’s Headline Summary Courtesy of
National Terror Alert Response Center

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Devices – Radiation Detected N.M. Fairgrounds
November 18th, 2006

About 500 people were evacuated from the New Mexico State Fairgrounds Expo as a precaution Saturday evening after low levels of radiation were detected, police said.

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Rep. Rangel Will Seek to Reinstate Draft
November 19th, 2006

Americans would have to sign up for a new military draft after turning 18 if the incoming chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee has his way.

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said Sunday he sees his idea as a way to deter politicians from launching wars and to bolster U.S. troop levels insufficient to cover potential future action in Iran, North Korea and Iraq.

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Al-Qaeda Sends Fighters Back To UK As Sleepers
November 19th, 2006

British Muslims fighting against coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan are being sent back to Britain as al-Qaeda `sleepers` agents, a media report said on Sunday.

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Feds Say Lodi Terror Probe Continues
November 18th, 2006

Eighteen months after FBI agents swarmed Lodi’s Muslim community and arrested a father and son on terrorism-related charges, investigators said they are still examining several individuals named by the pair.

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Netanyahu Warns of Iran Threat
November 18th, 2006

Benjamin Netanyahu warns of the Iranian threat on the Glenn Beck show.

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Bin Laden Likely In Our Region
November 18th, 2006

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday said Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden “is currently likely to be present in the South Asian-Afghan region.” “I do not know where he is. If he has not run away, he is in the region,” Karzai said on whether he knew the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden.

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Assignment Leads To Teacher’s Resignation
November 18th, 2006

Some students started uncovering strange words in the process.

“There were words like ‘kill,’ then I saw it said ‘destroy America,’” Eric Herrera said.

As they read on, students found the puzzle contained a paragraph that contained the following phrases:

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RAND Says US Should Greatly Expand Efforts
November 16th, 2006

To defeat the global jihadist movement, the United States should move beyond the boundaries of conventional counter-terrorism and seek to undermine support for Islamic terrorism within Muslim nations, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today.The report says this type of campaign enabled the United States to help nurture opposition to Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, culminating in the overthrow of ruling regimes and the collapse of the Soviet system.

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Omar Nasiri – al Qaeda Operative Tells Story
November 16th, 2006

Sitting in a hotel suite here, a cigarette and late-morning beer in hand, Omar Nasiri does not look the part of a radical Islamic terrorist. But then, appearances may mean little to a man whose name is not really Omar Nasiri and whose life is cloaked in layers of deception.

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Man Arrested With Laptop, Cash, Nuclear Info
November 16th, 2006

A man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport carrying nearly $80,000 in cash and a laptop computer containing information about nuclear materials and cyanide will be held in custody at least until Monday, a U.S. magistrate judge ruled Wednesday.

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Glenn Becks Exposed The Extremist Agenda
November 16th, 2006

If you missed Glenn Beck’s “Exposed: The Extremist Agenda”, on CNN, you will no doubt hear about it tomorrow. Shocking, hard-hitting and no punches pulled. It’s a message you not only need to hear, but listen to.

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FBI Raises Terror Alarm Over Flying School
November 15th, 2006

U.S. authorities have raised an alarm over a plan by a German citizen linked to the Sept. 11 terror attacks to build a flying school in a remote South Pacific island nation, a news report said Wednesday.

Wolfgang Bohringer has been linked to Mohamed Atta, the lead hijacker in the attacks on New York and Washington in 2001. The German arrived by yacht in Kiribati a year ago with plans to build a flying school, but has since left the far-flung archipelago, Australian Broadcasting Corp. radio reported.

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Iran Wants pro-Iranian as Bin Laden Successor
November 15th, 2006

Iran is pushing for a pro-Iranian activist within al-Qaeda to take over from Osama Bin Laden, a media report claimed on Tuesday.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is trying to persuade the al-Qaeda leadership to choose Saif al-Adel as its official number three, after Osama Bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri, The Daily Telegraph said today quoting western intelligence officials.

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Food Chain A Terror Target
November 15th, 2006

One concern raised by the United States is the risk of militants poisoning or contaminating the food supply chain, the report warned.

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al-Qaeda Leaders Losing Sway Over Militants
November 15th, 2006

As radical Islam spreads globally through online forums and chat rooms, a group of obscure Arab religious thinkers may come to exert more influence over the jihadist movement than Osama bin Laden and other well-known leaders of Al Qaeda, a research group at the United States Military Academy has concluded.

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Ahmadinejad Preparing Another Holocaust
November 14th, 2006

Drawing a direct analogy between Iran and Nazi Germany, Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu asserted Monday that the Iranian nuclear program posed a threat not only to Israel, but to the entire western world. There was “still time,” however, to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons, he said.

“It’s 1938 and Iran is Germany. And Iran is racing to arm itself with atomic bombs,” Netanyahu told delegates to the annual United Jewish Communities General Assembly, repeating the line several times, like a chorus, during his address. “Believe him and stop him,” the opposition leader said of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. “This is what we must do. Everything else pales before this.”

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Photo Shows Iran Leader As U.S. Hostage Taker
November 14th, 2006

The Russian publication Kommersant has published a newly located photograph of a U.S. hostage-taker in Iran circa 1979 bearing a striking resemblance to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

The Iranian leader has steadfastly denied he was involved in the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and the holding of 52 Americans for 444 days despite assertions to the contrary of some of those hostages and former Iranian President Abholhassan Bani-Sadr, who says he was a ringleader and the liaison with Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

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Iran Training al-Qaeda Terrorists to Attack Our GIs
November 14th, 2006

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are training hundreds of Al Qaeda fighters to carry out attacks against coalition forces throughout the Middle East.

The Iranian government has been providing a safe haven for fighters loyal to Osama bin Laden’s Al Qaeda terror group since they were forced to flee Afghanistan in late 2001.

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Al-Qaeda Planning For Nuclear Attack
November 14th, 2006

Al Qaeda is determined to acquire the technology to carry out a nuclear attack on the West, a senior Foreign Office official warned yesterday.

She said that Osama bin Laden’s terrorist network was trawling the world for the materials and know-how to mount an attack using nuclear, chemical or biological weapons.

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L.A. Man Suspected Of Terrorist Threats
November 13th, 2006

A man was arrested for investigation of mailing threatening letters laced with white powder to Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, David Letterman and other high-profile figures, the FBI announced Sunday.

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Is Israel Preparing To Strike Iran?
November 13th, 2006

The buzz here in the last few days is that Israel is seriously considering a preemptive strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities and ballistic missile sites. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert meets today with President Bush. Iran is Topic A, and Olmert is publicly warning Iran to watch out. “I don’t believe that Iran will accept [a diplomatic] compromise unless they have good reason to fear the consequences of not reaching a compromise,” Olmert said over the weekend. “In other words, Iran must start to fear.”

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