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~ Heathrow Terror Attack Plot – 8/06

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~ HEATHROW TERROR ATTACK FOILED ~
Thursday, August 10, 2006
Last Updated: 8/16/06 ~ 9:00 p.m. (Central Time – US)

66305_767_silhouette.jpgScotland Yard has busted 24 people involved in a terrorist plot to bomb airliners flying from Britain to the US. Other suspects are still on the loose at this time, and being hunted by police agencies across the globe. Governments and security agencies around the world have raised terror threat levels for air travel in response to the foiled plot.

~ RESOURCE LINKS~
Following are resource links I have gathered regarding the thwarted terrorist airliner bomb plot foiled in the UK by Scotland Yard on August 10, 2006. Links will be added to this list on a regular basis as new information is uncovered. If you have any information or links to add to this page please feel free to email me.

MAJOR MEDIA COVERAGE:

August 13, 2006:

August 12, 2006:

August 11, 2006:

AUGUST 10, 2006:

NATIONAL BLOGS & MAGAZINES:

UK FOILS ‘OPERATION BOJINKA II’ MULTIPLE AIRLINER PLOT ( British Authorities Say ‘Liquid Chemical’ Intended to Blow Up Flights Over Atlantic; Scores Arrested, Main Plotters Said ‘British-Born’ ) – by Kirk H. Sowell – ThreatsWatch.org – August 10, 2006

BOJINKA II – by Luc Van Braekel – The Brussels Journal – Brussels, Belgium – August 10, 2006

AL-QAIDA’S USE OF “LIQUID BOMBS” TARGETING AIRLINES – by Evan Kohlmann – The Counterterrorism Blog – August 10, 2006

LONDON: THE “SHOE BOMBER FACTORY” AGAIN? – by Walid Pares – The Counterterrorism Blog – August 10, 2006

BREAKING: SCOTLAND YARD BUSTS “MAJOR PLOT” TO BLOW UP AIRPLANE – ( UPDATE: A DOZEN PLANES? ) – ( UPDATE: BLAIR WARNED BUSH ON LEAKS? ) – by AllahPundit – HOT AIR – US – August 10, 2006

PRESS RELEASES, ‘OFFICIAL’ STATEMENTS, & TRANSCRIPTS:

FACT SHEET: GUIDANCE FOR AIRLINE PASSENGERS – Department of Homeland Security – United States Government – Washington D.C., US – August 10, 2006

STATEMENT BY HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY MICHAEL CHERTOFF ANNOUNCING A CHANGE TO THE NATION’S THREAT LEVEL FOR THE AVIATION SECTOR – Office of the Press Secretary – United States Government – Department of Homeland Security – Washington D.C., US – August 10, 2006

REMARKS BY HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY MICHAEL CHERTOFF, UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL ALBERTO GONZALES, FBI DIRECTOR ROBERT MUELLER AND ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR TSA KIP HAWLEY – Office of the Press Secretary – United States Government – Department of Homeland Security – Washington D.C., US – August 10, 2006

DOCUMENTS, REPORTS & RESEARCH PAPERS:

RELATED NEWS (?):

ATTEMPTED HIJACKING OF QATAR AIRWAYS PLANE
Doha, Qatar – August 10, 2006

MAN, ATTENDANTS FIGHT ABOARD QATAR PLANE – Associated Press via The Houston Chronicle – Houston, Texas, US – August 10, 2006

JORDAN DENIES ABORTIVE HIJACK ATTEMPT OF QATARI AIRLINER – Deutsche Presse via Monsters & Critics News – August 10, 2006

EXTRA INFORMATION:

Recent News Events –

FOUR QUIZZED AFTER PLAND TURNS BACK – The Guardian – London, England, UK – August 7, 2006

U.S. NO-FLY LIST REROUTES PLANE – AP via The Edmonton Sun – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – August 8, 2006

QUOTE:

LONDON — A London-to-Boston flight was called back to Heathrow Airport yesterday after U.S. authorities discovered a passenger’s name was on their “no-fly” list, officials said. Four passengers were being questioned by border control officers.

edmontonsun.com – World – U.S. no-fly list reroutes plane

AIRLINE RELATED TERROR ATTACKS:


Operation Bojinka – 1995 – Ramzi Yousef

OPERATION BOJINKA – EXCERPT FROM “TERROR IN THE SKIES: WHY 9/11 COULD HAPPEN AGAIN, SPENCE PUBLISHING” – by Annie Jacobsen – Published in Women’s Wall Street – August 10, 2006

OPLAN BOJINKA ( OPERATION BOJINKA ) – Wikipedia Entry – [ Information about Ramzi Yousef, and the thwarted plan for terrorist activity in 1995.] – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Bojinka

OPERATION BOJINKA – 9-11 Review – http://www.911review.com/precedent/scenarios/bojinka.html


British “Shoebomber” – Richard Reid

NOT ALL SHOES ARE CREATED EQUAL – by Annie Jacobsen – Women’s Wall Street – January 1, 2006

WHO IS RICHARD REID? – BBC News – London, England, UK – December 28, 2001

RICHARD REID – WIKIPEDIA ENTRY – Wikipedia

THE SHOE BOMBER’S WORLD – Time Magazine – Time.com – US – February 16, 2002


Attack on New York – September 11, 2001

SEPTEMBER 11 NEWS WEBSITE –
http://www.september11news.com/DailyTimeline.htm

CHRONOLOGY OF TERROR – CNN – US –
http://archives.cnn.com/2001/US/09/11/chronology.attack/index.html


Air Marshals:

WHO WILL CLEAN UP THE KITCHEN? – by Annie Jacobsen – Women’s Wall Street – February 2, 2006

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