Skip to comments.Al Qaida acquires Russian surface-to-air missiles
Posted on 11/13/2005 5:50:48 PM PST by Tigen
LONDON Western intelligence sources said Al Qaida-aligned cells have procured the SA-18 anti-aircraft missile from the former Soviet Union. The sources said the missiles were smuggled into Turkey and acquired by Al Qaida-aligned cells in the Middle East."These are serious missiles and represents a step up in Al Qaida capability," an intelligence source said.
On Oct. 28, the French daily Le Figaro reported that Al Qaida-aligned cells have obtained SA-18s for attacks against French airliners. The daily said the cells acquired the missiles in 2002 from the so-called Chechen mafia.
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Well.....Al Quaida sure has a way with the French....or is it the French that have a way with "Al Quaida?"
C'est la vie.
Sorry to break the news to y'all in Froggytown, but life is going to get really sh*tty really soon.
Welcome to dhimmitude, cheese-eating surrender monkeys.
Sooner or later they will acquire something and/or DO something that will give us political Permission to TAKE THEM OUT totally and completely.
And they released this top secret information to... ta da! The World Tribune!
Just because the French leadership (except for Sarkozy) is wimpy doesn't mean every person in France is the same.
Unfortunately for the French, the only place they had flying monkeys was in Oz.
You mean like 9-11?
Wouldn't the Chechnyans have used at least **one** of those against an airliner out of Moscow...if they really had them?!
...like the one they used on TWA 800?
Aaaah. How about 9-11? No one on this planet has the guts to make a major move. We CONTINUE to play games with the bad guys.
Pathetic policies only entice more of the same from terrorists.
My thoughts as well - Then again, al Qeade has oil money backing it to a larger extent, which can afford it bigger and deadlier things -
Bad news for the Democrats also, if any missiles reach their target.
Weren't there two Russian planes downed by something a year or two ago?
Well it's hard to know what to feel about this little bit of intel.......Have we sent Joe Wilson to confirm this?
If we have not....might this be a leak? Maybe the CIA should try to keep this under raps.
Let's hope they don't use this as an excuse for employing brutal interrogation techniques like sleep deprivation.
< /sarcasm >
Yes there was one just a couple months ago.
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