Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Updates on the Christmas Day Bombing Attempt

From the Detroit News:
Flight 253 passengers believe others involved in plot
Why was this allowed to happen in the first place?

From This Day in Nigeria
Nigeria: Airport Security - FG Reads Riot Act to Airlines

From the Washington Examiner comes the real icing on the cake. Whistleblowers punished for warning of aviation security lapses
This didn't just start with Obama.
They've been frantically trying to warn America for the past six years: Aviation security is a joke, and it's only a matter of time before terrorists destroy another airplane full of innocent passengers.
The close call in Detroit on Christmas Day has vindicated a group of highly experienced experts -- including former airline pilots, federal air marshals and Federal Aviation Administration inspectors -- who were fired or demoted for pointing out obvious flaws in the nation's post-9/11 aviation security system to their chain of command.
Read all of this.

From ABC News
Two al Qaeda Leaders Behind Northwest Flight 253 Terror Plot Were Released by U.S.
OOPS! What were we thinking?

From CNN
Analysis: Similar explosive on plane used in Saudi attack
Not only that but there is this in the body of the story:
Al Asiri concealed the bomb, made of PETN, in his underwear, according to the official Saudi investigation.
Read it all.

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