Breaking News and Commentary from Citizens for Legitimate Government
12 August 2006
In contrast to previous reports, the official suggested an attack was not imminent, saying the suspects had not yet purchased any airline tickets. In fact, some did not even have passports. Source: U.S., U.K. at odds over timing of arrests –British wanted to continue surveillance on terror suspects, official says 12 Aug 2006 NBC News has learned that U.S. and British authorities had a significant disagreement over when to move in on the suspects in the alleged plot to bring down trans-Atlantic airliners bound for the United States. A senior British official knowledgeable about the case said British police were planning to continue to run surveillance for at least another week to try to obtain more evidence, while American officials pressured them to arrest the suspects sooner.
Bush seeks political gains from foiled plot 10 Aug 2006 US President [sic] George W. Bush seized on a foiled London airline bomb plot to hammer unnamed critics he accused of having all but forgotten the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Cheney Accused of Politicizing Terrorism 11 Aug 2006 Senate Democratic leaders on Friday accused Vice President [sic] Dick Cheney of playing politics with terrorism and contended that voters won’t buy Republican arguments that the GOP is stronger on national security.