NOVEMBER 02, 2010
The human rights advocates and U.S. officials that fought to free suspected terrorists from American custody should take note that a number of high-ranking Al Qaeda militants in Yemen were released from the military prison at
Last week some of them may have been involved in a sophisticated scheme to send bombs on a U.S.-bound cargo plane. The elaborate bombs contained particularly lethal explosives, known as pentaerythritol tetranitrate or PETN, that can be easily concealed or disguised. In this case the goods were stuffed in the toner cartridge and casing of computer printers and linked to an electrical circuit with a mobile phone that served as a detonator.
Thankfully, the plot was foiled but the point is that some of the perpetrators were likely among those the U.S. released to a bogus Saudi Arabian “rehabilitation” program for jihadists. Dozens of freed
Last year the Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency confirmed that many former
On the heels of last week’s foiled Yemen bomb plot, U.S. officials claim to be “concerned” that a number of high-ranking Al Qaeda militants in that hotbed of terrorism are in fact
Also busy planning a deadly U.S. attack is one-time
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