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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:45 AM
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Bojinka redux?
all that's needed is the "threat"....no need to actually even do it anymore.. "terrorists" need only threaten to do something, even if it's a rehash of a previously exposed plot, and air travel as we know it is forever changed (for the worse)

http://discuss.washingtonpost.com/zforum/01/magazine_br...

Post Magazine
This Week:
Operation Bojinka
With Matthew Brzezinski
Special to The Washington Post
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002; 1 p.m. EST

Six years before the Sept. 11 attacks, Philippine police took down an al Qaeda cell in Manila that, among other things, had been plotting to fly explosives-laden planes into the Pentagon -- and possibly some skyscrapers. The CIA knew about the plot, known as Operation Bojinka. So did the FBI. "We told the Americans about the plans to turn planes into flying bombs as far back as 1995," a Philippine inspector says. "Why didn't they pay attention?


snip....transcript follows
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CJCRANE Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:48 AM
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1. Yep
just like the "Liberty Tower", "Miami 7", "Poison vest" (UK) etc plots.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 08:08 PM
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3. What ever happened with the Miami crew?
Did they get their new shoes repossesed? After the initial flurry....chirp chirp chirp
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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:15 PM
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2. Good catch
unfortunately the pretzeldent has stopped looking for Osama and his band terrorists in pursuit of non-existent WMDs in Iraq.
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