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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 05:33 PM
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U.S. urges vigilance against terrorism (associated with Saddam Hussein's impending execution)
U.S. urges vigilance against terrorism
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WASHINGTON - Government officials said Friday that people should be vigilant about the possibility of a terror attack associated with Saddam Hussein's impending execution in Iraq.

But an advisory that the FBI and the Homeland Security Department sent to local law enforcement agencies and intelligence community figures was routine and did not cite any specific threat.

Intelligence and security officials in Europe, where several terror plots were thwarted earlier this year, have cited a high risk of a terror attack by Islamic militants during the holiday travel season.

"We currently have no credible, specific intelligence indicating any imminent threat against the Homeland or corroborating that individuals in the Ba'ath party or others loyal to Saddam are prepared to carry out any activities in the United States," said FBI spokesman Richard Kolko.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061229/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/s...

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Eugene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 05:38 PM
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1. We faught them over there so that we'd have to fight them over here?
:crazy:

More of the usual. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
But please go about your business, citizens.
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