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Archive | December 29, 2009

Napolitano and Obama Emphasize Lone Terrorist Concept

Both DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and President Barack Obama used language that emphasizes the isolated terrorist or lone terrorist concept in their response to the Northwest Airlines Flight 253 bombing attempt.

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Obama Video: Northwest Airlines Flight 253 Security Breach Shows ‘Systemic Failure … Totally Unacceptable’

President Barack Obama on Tuesday acknowledged “deficiencies” and a “systemic failure” in the nation’s national security and anti-terror system regarding the attempt on Northwest Airlines Flight 253.. Obama said U.S. intelligence officials were warned weeks ago about the Nigerian man alleged to have tried to blow up a U.S.-bound flight on Christmas Day, and the […]

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HOMELAND SECURITY TEXTBOOKS/DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Amazon.com Widgets GUIDES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS & GUIDES FOR PERSONAL/FAMILY PREPAREDNESS Guides to emergency preparedness for our first responders, police, paramedics and community government leaders. Personal and family preparedness for food storage and personal daily living preparedness.

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Responding to Flight 253 Bomb Attempt: Obama Vows to Track Down and Destroy Terror

DEC 29 2009 — From Hawaii vacation location, President Obama vowed to track down and destroy terror cells all over the world last night as he finally ended his silence over a failed Christmas Day plot to blow up an American passenger jet.

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Intelligence details leading up to Al Qaeda underwear bomb attempt on Flight 253

Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, a Nigerian engineering student at University College London, is said to have admitted to trying to detonate an explosive powder taped to his leg with chemicals aboard the Airbus 330 which was carrying 278 passengers. The explosive powder on his body was undetected before boarding KLM Flight 588 in Lagos, Nigeria […]

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Israeli forces kill 6 Palestinians: Rabbi’s murderers and would-be infiltrators from Gaza

SAT DEC 26 2009 — An Israeli special force went into the West Bank town of Nablus and killed Ghasen Abu Sharaf, Raad Sukarj and Banan Suboh, leading members of the Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, the suicide-military wing of Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah. All three were implicated in the drive-by shooting murder of Rabbi Meir Avshalom […]

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Two al Qaeda Leaders Behind Northwest Flight 253 Terror Plot Were Released from Guantanamo in 2007.

Two of the four leaders allegedly behind the al Qaeda plot to blow up a Northwest Airlines Flight 253 passenger jet over Detroit Christmas Day were released by the U.S. from the Guantanamo prison in November, 2007, according to American officials and Department of Defense documents. Guantanamo prisoner #333, Muhamad Attik al-Harbi, and prisoner #372, […]

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ABC News Shows Exclusive Photo of Accused Flight 253 Bomber’s Singed Underwear, Al Qaeda Takes Credit

DEC 28 2009 – A singed pair of underwear with a packet of powder sewn into the crotch, was obtained and published exclusively by ABC News. Al Qaeda took credit Monday for the attempted underwear bombing, bragging about its ability to overcome U.S. intelligence and airport security. Al Qaeda promised new attacks. Abdulmutallab suffered second-degree […]

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Flight 253 Passenger: Sharp-Dressed Man Helped Mutallab Board Plane without Passport

A Michigan man lawyer, traveling with his wife aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253, says he witnessed Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab trying to board the plane in Amsterdam without a passport. A man in an expensive suit asked ticket agents if Mutallab could board the plane, saying Mutallab was from Sudan — and we do this […]

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