Skip to comments.Abdulmutallab: More Like Me In Yemen
Posted on 12/28/2009 6:14:37 AM PST by Sub-Driver
ABDULMUTALLAB: More Like Me In Yemen Accused Northwest Bomber Says More Bombers On the Way; Al Qaeda Promises to Hit Americans By BRIAN ROSS and RICHARD ESPOSITO
Dec. 28, 2009
American officials have cause to worry there may be more al Qaeda-trained young men in Yemen planning to bring down American jets.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, charged with the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253, told FBI agents there were more just like him in Yemen who would strike soon.
And in a tape released four days before the attempted destruction of the Detroit-bound Northwest plane, the leader of al Qaeda in Yemen boasted of what was planned for Americans, saying, "We are carrying a bomb to hit the enemies of God."
Yemen has become a principal al Qaeda training ground and the accused suicide bomber told the FBI he was trained for more than a month in Yemen, given 80 grams of a high explosive cleverly sewn into his underpants, undetected by standard security screening.
"They know that this is a weakness and an Achilles' heel in our airport security system," said ABC News consultant and former counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke.
Law enforcement authorities say tragedy was averted only because the bomb's detonator did not work.
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I bet if we waterboarded him he’d start giving up names.
Any thoughts on what will happen to Hussein’s popularity as these attacks continue and he says NOTHING and does NOTHING?
And I'd bet the guy on yesterday's flight who spent an hour in the bathroom was one of them. We'll never know of course because that would make Janet look like the liar she is when she claimed there was no wider plot.
We had better start listening to the Brits, their intelligence says the West is gonna get hit bigtime after 1-1-10.
We have to take security into our own hands since Zero's people won't do it.
Source is “ABC News Blotter”.
If ONLY source were ABC News.
If they can smuggle PETN onto a plane, imagine the damage they could do to simultaneous attacks on the subway and commuter trains?
Yesterday’s bathroom boy was described as a Nigerian petroleum engineer. But guess where he worked? That’s right, Yemen.
And his entire attitude reeks of the classic, "Hey, can't I just eat my waffle?"
Check the honeybucket for PETN.
There may be more terrorists like him in Yemen. Naw...impossible...We have all the terrorists on a list.
The new "safety" programs going into effect, which will cause long delays at airports and lots more hassle of passengers won't help either.
I'm so happy that there's no reason I have to get on a plane these days---
>>”I bet if we waterboarded him hed start giving up names.”<<
We missed our chance to extract info from this POS. I would have held back any treatment for his burns until he sang.
“Those 3rd degree burns on your pecker have got to really be painful, Mr. Achmed. See this syringe filled with Morphine. It’s yours when you start talking.”
I gotta great idea for the TSA, strip search each young white hottie that passes thru their checkpoints, that oughta stop these attacks.
“Naw...impossible...We have all the terrorists on a list.”
Not to mention that this was just a one-off “loose cannon” who can be adequately dealt with through traditional law enforcement tactics. No need to treat this as part of a broader network of terrorism, as that would be a far too Bush/Cheney-like response (and it’s “settled science” that the Bush/Cheney policy failed miserably). /sarc
My guess is we’ll send Yemen more foreign aid. That should put a stop to the trouble.
Wait a sec- Ms. Napalitano told us that A) The system worked, and B) This is not part of a larger plot.
Who to believe...the terrorist himself (singing like a canary) or the well-informed Director of Homeland Security?
This is rich. Poor Janet- her man-made disasters are coming home to roost...
C'mon, the Secret Service would never let anybody waterboard the Pres and get away with it. Never happen. (oh, ...I first thought you meant the Pres and not the other guy might give up the names....nevermind) ;^)/s
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