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    Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    Documents found at Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan home suggest he was planning attacks on the US including on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, US reports say.
    In case you where crying when he was shot while unarmed.



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    Re: Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    This does not surprise me one bit. Makes you wonder if thats all the information that was released, what concerns me is nuclear power plants, thanks to the Japan disaster. Although Nuclear Power plant security is top-notch these days, people will do just about anything for money. Railways systems are another big threat, not much you can do about those.

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    Re: Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    In case you where crying when he was shot while unarmed.



    BBC News - Osama Bin Laden &#039;planned 9/11 anniversary train attack&#039;
    What if they were tears of joy?

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    Re: Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    In case you where crying when he was shot while unarmed.
    Kudos to Obama for preventing of it!
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    Bin Laden wanted to attack the US
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    Re: Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    AQ has plans for everything. Being able to carry them out is another matter. I'm not surprised that he was doing such a thing, but I'd be surprised that if they did try to pull it off our huge national security apparatus wouldn't see it coming.
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    Re: Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    AQ has plans for everything. Being able to carry them out is another matter. I'm not surprised that he was doing such a thing, but I'd be surprised that if they did try to pull it off our huge national security apparatus wouldn't see it coming.
    AQ will give you false positives.

    This is the next generation AQ. AQ 3.0.

    Most of the opposition will be citizens of the country they are operating in, will not frequent high visibility areas such as "radical mosques", will be everything that can't be tracked by metrics, profiling etc. Al Q has learned from other groups either through direct contact and a working relationship or they have learned through experience.

    AQ's motto is one target, several martyrs.

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    Re: Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

    Yep. I'm not really upset we shot him unarmed. That said, I'm not shocked nor really worried about this news. Our military likely has plans on how to defend from an attack by Australia while Invading New Zealand, but that doesn't mean its likely going to occur or is in the process of being done. I don't doubt Osama was attempting plans on another attack, though the bigger quiestion to me is how close to happening and how likely it would be.

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