Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by longtallcold, Aug 2, 2013.
not much to snip
The global police organization Interpol has issued an international alert over a mass of breakout from two Iraqi prisons recently, in which many al-Qaida members managed to escape.
How scary. Glad my son came home from London last Friday.
State Department to keep some embassies closed, as lawmakers say terror threat 'specific and serious'
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...anything-heard-since-before-11/#ixzz2b2w4wBlo
Just heard on npr they could be closed for a week!
Neither the location nor the target of a potential attack is known, but the intent seems clear, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on ABCs This Week: The intent is to attack Western, not just U.S., interests.
The warnings of a possible terrorist plot come at an opportune time for the National Security Agency, which has recently come under fire after the disclosure of surveillance programs that critics say threaten the privacy of millions of U.S. citizens.
The sentence below is a perfect example of what politicians are so wonderful at. bbm, It says absolutely nothing to me. No matter what they do, are doing, are going to do the answer will fit every time.
Im a Republican. Ive had problems with the administration on different issues, he said. But what they are doing now is what has to be done.
In the days immediately after the N.S.A. revelations began, some American officials warned that terrorist leaders had already changed their communication methods and patterns of as a result of the exposure the revelations had brought. But the N.S.A.s ability to intercept the recent discussions about plots seems to indicate that American spy agencies have not been hindered as much as some have asserted.
We have friends who are in Cyprus , on a visit. Hope they can get home ok.
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