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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    No, you are all wrong. What if he just wanted to try out if he could replicate those historic bomb marks that the Stock Exchange building has from a century ago?

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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Well, I don't think I'd be quite that cavalier about it, Rathi. I agree with most of what you say. BUT. Just as there are FBI stings working? So, undoubtedly are there terrorist cell enablers looking for guys like that. Hell, it's how the CIA gets things done abroad, after all.
    The CIA doesn't "get thing done" abroad beyond technological means. "Human Intelligence" involves some agent from Utah with zero real international experience giving cash to a local "informant" who tells him whatever he wants to hear for cash.

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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    The CIA doesn't "get thing done" abroad beyond technological means. "Human Intelligence" involves some agent from Utah with zero real international experience giving cash to a local "informant" who tells him whatever he wants to hear for cash.
    I remember a documentary showing that CIA agents abroad made a point of facilitating locals to do things like bomb and assassinate by the exact same means the FBI used in this sting. They'd facilitate three extremists knowing that one of them, by all odds, would probably do the dirty deed. But I'm not understanding your post. We don't have agents abroad?
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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    My guess is they were. I think they surf the net looking for people they think could be facilitated right into an attack . . . and then facilitate them. Arrest them. And throw them in jail. Is it entrapment? Well, that's anyone's guess, I suppose. Could a person like that just as easily be recruited by an AQ cell and the bomb be real? Probably. I'm glad the FBI got to him first.
    What I heard was the terrorist contacted the FBI agent (posing as al Qaeda) through facebook, and the agent strung him along till he tried to detonate a fake bomb. So it was good fortune that he contacted the right person.
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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    It is good that he was caught

    An aside

    I wonder how much of the operation was pushed by the FBI and how much was by the suspect.

    How many of the arrests made would never have been made if the FBI did not supply the vehicle, the explosives, and i wonder the plan? Was the FBI the driving force behind the operation?
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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    I wonder if this is another one of those cases where the FBI found some crazy dude and pressured him into doing this to such an extent that they supplied everything for him to do it and then arrested him and proclaimed a massive victory in the "war on terror" like the other so-called "terrorists".
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    Re: Bangladeshi man arrested after allegedly . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    I wonder if this is another one of those cases where the FBI found some crazy dude and pressured him into doing this to such an extent that they supplied everything for him to do it and then arrested him and proclaimed a massive victory in the "war on terror" like the other so-called "terrorists".
    I'd hate to think that was true.
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