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slaveplanet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-11-06 10:46 AM
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51. yeah, but the question is
Edited on Fri Aug-11-06 10:48 AM by slaveplanet
believed by whom?
It is believed that Acetone peroxide was used as the explosive in the 7 July 2005 London bombings.
Maybe by the sheeple and house of commons intelligence committee?

but not here...

The same sort of bizarre anomalies arise again in relation to accounts about the explosives. The government's narrative states that the bombings were relatively unsophisticated requiring "little expertise". The reports claim the attacks were "self-financed" with a relatively small amount of funds, and executed using easily available household ingredients in home-made bombs. The house of commons intelligence committee report says that the bombs were made from acetone peroxide also known as TATP.

But it seems that just under a year after the attacks, the government is still not a hundred percent clear about the composition of the bombs. The official account says that "it appears" the bombs were homemade from cheap, household commodities, rather than confirming the matter decisively. The report notes that forensic analysis of the bombs continues, implying that the current conclusion about their composition could change. Forensic science, however, tends to provide unambiguous answers within a matter of hours and days. The forensic examiners have surely found out all they can by now. Why does forensic analysis continue?

Indeed, the official account fails to acknowledge and does not explain why in the first week after the 7/7 terrorist attacks, intelligence officials, police officers and forensic scientists independently said that forensic examination had found "traces of military-grade C4 plastic explosive at the London Underground blast sites". Some of these sources suggest that the C4 most likely originated from jihadist networks in the Balkans. The Balkans connection, if true, raises further awkward questions regarding the international dimension of the plot. But after that week, the police said they found TATP in a bathtub in a Leeds flat linked to the bombers. Suddenly, the C4 finding was forgotten, and sources told the press that the explosives used on the London Underground and bus bombings were solely TATP. When I scrutinized the relevant reports I was dissatisfied. For instance, Janes Terrorism and Insurgency Centre, when reporting the TATP finding as late as 22nd July (about a week after the finding) said that forensic tests "had still to confirm whether TATP had indeed been found", and that further testing was still needed to get a decisive result. Meanwhile, the rest of the media was saying that TATP had definitely been found.
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