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WTC Bombing 20 Years ago…under President Bill Clinton

Posted by FactReal on February 26, 2013

THE FIRST WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING…UNDER PRESIDENT CLINTON
Islamic terrorists attacked Americans many times before September 11, 2001. One of those attacks was the first World Trade Center bombing in 1993.

The Morning of Feb. 26, 1993
“The epicenter was the parking garage beneath the World Trade Center, where a massive eruption carved out a nearly 100-foot crater several stories deep and several more high,” the FBI summarized.

“On the morning of Feb. 26, 1993, Eyad Ismoil drove a rented Ryder Ford F350 Econoline truck packed with 1,500 pounds of fertilizer-based explosives into level B-2 of the underground garage beneath the World Trade Center. Ismoil departed, leaving a timing device set to detonate the explosives a while later.

At 12:18 p.m., the bomb exploded, killing six, creating a crater 150 feet in diameter that blew a hole five floors deep in the parking garage. The towers, however, did not fall. […]

Yousef, the mastermind of the plot, later said he had hoped to kill tens of thousands.

The explosives were manufactured at a Jersey City apartment, using chemicals ordered from a supply company. They were placed in the truck at a rented storage shed alongside three tanks of compressed hydrogen gas, purchased to enhance the destructive power of the explosives.

The plotters, including Yousef and Yasin, built the bombs using manuals brought from Pakistan.”

WTC Bombing, 1993, Islamic Attacks against USA

1993 WTC BOMBING: An Islamic Attack

Terrorist Organizations: Al-Qaeda, Al-Gamaa al-Islamiyya, Liberation Army Fifth Battalion Al Fareeq Al Rokn, Abu Bakr Al Makkee.
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Terrorists: Ramzi Yousef (Operational Commander), Eyad Ismoil (Attacker). Facilitators: Mohammad Salameh, Nidal Ayyad, Abdul Rahman Yasin, Mahmud Abouhalima, Ahmad Mohammed Ajaj. Financier: Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Victims: Six people were killed almost instantly: John DiGiovanni, Robert Kirkpatrick, Stephen Knapp, William Macko, Wilfredo Mercado and Monica Smith. “Smoke and flames began filling the wound and streaming upward into the building. Those who weren’t trapped were soon pouring out of the building—many panic-stricken and covered in soot. More than a thousand people were hurt in some way, some badly, with crushed limbs,” the FBI recounted.

The FBI Provides more Details of the Attack and the Terrorists
“An Islamic fundamentalist named Mohammad Salameh had rented the vehicle, we learned, and on March 4, an FBI SWAT team arrested him as he tried in vain to get his $400 deposit back.

One clue led to another and we soon had in custody three more suspects—Nidal Ayyad, Mahmoud Abouhalima, and Ahmed Ajaj. We’d also found the apartment where the bomb was built and a storage locker containing dangerous chemicals, including enough cyanide gas to wipe out a town. All four men were tried, convicted, and sentenced to life.

The shockwave from the attack continued to reverberate. Following the unfolding connections, the task force soon uncovered a second terrorist plot to bomb a series of New York landmarks simultaneously, including the U.N. building, the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels, and the federal plaza where our office in New York is housed. On June 24, 1994, FBI agents stormed a warehouse in Queens and caught several members of a terrorist cell in the act of assembling bombs.

Meanwhile, the mastermind of the World Trade Center bombing was still on the run—and up to no good. We’d learned his name—Ramzi Yousef—within weeks after the attack and discovered he was planning more attacks, including the simultaneous bombing of a dozen U.S. international flights. Yousef was captured in Pakistan in February 1995, returned to America, and convicted along with the van driver, Eyad Ismoil. A seventh plotter, Abdul Yasin, remains at large.

We later learned from Yousef that his Trade Center plot was far more sinister. He wanted the bomb to topple one tower, with the collapsing debris knocking down the second. The attack turned out to be something of a deadly dress rehearsal for 9/11; with the help of Yousef’s uncle Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, al Qaeda would later return to realize Yousef’s nightmarish vision.”

Bill Clinton’s Failures Unleashed Global Terror
Via The Washington Times:

The Clinton foreign policy was to get re-elected. Therefore, anything that might be controversial had to be avoided. So, from the beginning to the end of the administration, the Clintons “demanded absolute proof before acting against terrorists.” This high bar guaranteed inaction. At the beginning of his term, after the attack of Feb. 26, 1993, Mr. Clinton refused to admit that the World Trade Center had been bombed. Later, he referred to it only as “regrettable” and “treated the disaster… like a twister in Arkansas.” Earlier, he had “urged the public not to ‘overreact’ to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.”

SOURCES:
Global Security: 1993 World Trade Center truck bombing
– FBI: ●http://www.fbi.gov/page2/feb08/tradebom_022608.html
– Washington Times: ●http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2003/sep/1/20030901-102359-9067r/?page=all
– United States vs. Yousef, et. al., indictment.
– The 9-11 Commission Report. July 22, 2004.

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Islamists Attack US Embassies in Egypt, Libya…because of a Video(?) (Updates here)

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2012

FOLLOWERS OF THE “RELIGION OF PEACE” ARE ANGRY AGAIN

September 11, 2012, Tuesday
(The 11th Anniversary of 9/11/2001 Attacks)

Islamists climbed today the walls of the U.S.Embassy in Cairo, took down the U.S. flag, and replaced it with a black flag with an Islamic inscription. Their pretext for their anger today is a film an obscure video trailer about Muhammed.
[UPDATE: Here is video that supposedly angered these radicals, if down go here.]

One American has been killed in Libya when gunmen stormed the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Reports indicate the consulate has been set on fire.

As of 9:20pm EST Obama is silent.

TRN has more.

UPDATE: Islamists with ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Masks at Egypt Embassy Attack:

Sept. 11, 2012: Egyptian protesters wearing Guy Fawkes [Occupy Wall Street] masks pose for a photo graffiti on a wall of the U.S. embassy during a protest in Cairo, Egypt. Source: AP

Interesting: Some U.S. media reports are calling these radicals who attacked the embassies today “ultraconservative Islamists.” For those who follow the news from the Middle East, this term won’t confuse you since it is clear that the “ultraconservatives Islamists” are more aligned with the American Left and not the American conservatives.

UPDATE: U.S. embassy in Egypt issues a condemnation of the filmmakers who criticized Islam not of the mob which attacked the embassy.

UPDATE: Embassy deletes apology tweets. The mob continues attack.
Egyptian faux-rage, deadly American dhimmitude.

UPDATE: Romney condemns attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt.

September 12, 2012, Wednesday
UPDATE: US ambassador to Libya killed during attack on consulate in Benghazi:
Twitchy has details. Two Marines and a Foreign Service officer are also dead.

Unconfirmed graphic ‘death photos’ of US Ambassador Stevens circulating on Twitter
Graphic: Picture Of Slain U.S. Ambassador To Libya…

UPDATE: Obama Camp Condemns Romney Before Condemning Attacks In Egypt, Libya:

At 11:53pm last night Talking Points Memo released a statement from the Obama campaign condemning Mitt Romney for criticizing something the White House itself disavowed — an appalling apology issued by the State Department.

Eight hours later, President Obama finally got around to condemning the monsters who attacked us on our own soil and killed our fellow citizens.

Yesterday, on the 11th anniversary of September 11, the Obama White House snubbed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accepted an invitation from David Letterman, and apologized to Islamists upset over a film that mocks Islam and Mohammed — something “artists” in America do to Christianity with my tax dollars on a fairly regular basis.

Obama’s two-sided message: He condemns critics of Islam…and the embassy attackers:

While the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, we must all unequivocally oppose the kind of senseless violence that took the lives of these public servants.

More Islamic revolt in Morocco, Tunisia. Reporters still accepting the Islamists’ excuse for the violence…reporters still blaming the Mohammed video.

Latest: Open mic captures press coordinating questions to corner Romney .
(Or check here, or here)

Liberal media keep blaming the stupid Mohammed video for embassy attacks…they forget how Obama admin. bragged about killing Osama.

The Islamic outrage machine now in Gaza, Sudan.

UPDATE: CBS report: Attacks were coordinated and Libyan security showed radicals where to attack U.S. ambassador.

UPDATE: Obama skipped Intel Briefings week before embassy attacks. Obama attends about 43% of his daily Intelligence Briefings.

September 13, 2012, Thursday
UPDATE: Incredible! Obama finds a scapegoat: Obama’s Feds target man behind the Mohammed video; reveal his identity.

Obama’s mixed signals: Obama: “Egypt not an Ally.” Obama’s State Dept.: “Egypt is an Ally” (Video). This is nothing new. Remember the Obama’s conflicting messages during the 2011 Egypt uprising?

Hillary Clinton ingratiating herself with Muslims. But did any Democrat leader worry about the sensibilities of Christians and Jews in the U.S. when Democrats booed God and Jerusalem at 2012 DNC Convention? No.

September 14, 2012, Friday
Jihad in Middle East and North Africa: Islamic riots in Tunisia, Sudan, Lebanon, Yemen, Jordan, India, Egypt, Jerusalem. Also, in London. Will this become a Global Jihad?

Iranians rallied in central Tehran holding anti-Obama posters and yelling “Death to America” and “Death to Israel.” Obama effigy torched by Islamists in Afghanistan.

The media continue to propagate the false narrative that the reason for the Islamic riots is a stupid, obscure, low-budget, 14-minute YouTube video clip which almost no one had heard about before Tuesday. Islamists will use anything as an excuse for terrorizing non-Muslims. They will never stop hating America…not until Americans submit to their Islamic religion. This time the Muslim rage is supposedly due to a video clip. Previously, it was because of a cartoon, a movie, Gitmo, beauty pageants, bikinis, Valentine’s Day, soccer, etc., etc.

UPDATE: Attack on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan; 2 Marines killed. More here.

Obama Doctrine: slashes military amidst Islamist uprising

Continues here.

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List: Islamic Terror Attacks against USA before 9/11

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2012

ISLAMICS HAVE ATTACKED AMERICANS LONG BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
Here are just some examples:
1979 Iran Hostage Crisis: Islamic militants seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. (Nov 4, 1979 to Jan 20, 1981)
1983 Bombing of US Embassy, Beirut, Lebanon. (April 18, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Marine barracks, Beirut, Lebanon. (Oct 23, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Embassy, Kuwait. (Dec 12, 1983)
1984 Kidnapping,torture, and murder of Political Officer/CIA Station Chief William F. Buckley, Beirut, Lebanon. Buckley died after 15 months of being tortured by the Islamic militants. (Mar 16, 1984 to Jun 3, 1985)
1984 Bombing of restaurant near US Air Force base in Torrejon, Spain. (Apr 12, 1984)
1984 Bombing of US Embassy annex, Beirut. (Sept 20, 1984)
1984 Hijacking of Kuwait Airlines Flight 221, diverted to Tehran: Two American passengers were murdered. (Dec 3, 1984)
1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847, diverted to Beirut. An American hostage was killed and dumped on the airport tarmac. (June 14, 1985)
1985 Hijacking of cruise ship Achille Lauro. A wheelchair-bound American is thrown overboard & killed. More than 700 people were taken hostage. (Oct 7, 1985)
1985 Bombing of Vienna and Rome airports. Five Americans were among the dead. (Dec 27, 1985)
1986 Bombing of La Belle disco, Berlin frequented by US servicemen. (April 5, 1986)
1988 Kidnapping, torture, and murder of US Marine Corps Lt Col William Higgins who was serving with the UN peacekeeping team in Lebanon. (Feb 17, 1988)
1988 Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Hundreds were murdered. (Dec 21, 1988)
1992 Bombing of hotel in Aden, Yemen. Their target: U.S. Marines. (Dec 29, 1992)
1993 First bombing World Trade Center, New York City. 7 killed and 1,042 wounded. (Feb 26, 1993)
1993 Foiled NY Landmarks plot by Omar Abdel Rahman to blow up the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and other New York City landmarks.
1993 Attempted Assassination of President Bush Sr. during visit to Kuwait (April 14, 1993)
1993 Black Hawk Down: US helicopters were shot down in Mogadishu, Somalia, during Operation Restore Hope. (Oct 3-4, 1993)
1994 Plot to assassinate President Clinton during visit to the Philippines.
1995 Failed Project Bojinka by Ramzi Yousef to blow up a dozen US airliners over the Pacific. (end in Jan 1995)
1995 Bombing US military headquarters, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Nov 13, 1995)
1996 Bombing Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia, housing U.S. military personnel. (Jun 25, 1996)
1998 Bombing U.S. Nairobi Embassy, Kenya, Africa. (Aug 7, 1998)
1998 Bombing U.S. Dar es Salaam Embassy, Tanzania, Africa. (Aug 7, 1998)
1999 Foiled LAX Millennium plot by Ahmed Ressam to bomb Los Angeles International Airport. Ressam was arrested at US Canadian border.
2000 Failed USS The Sullivans bombing that was refueling in the port of Aden, Yemen. (Jan 3, 2000)
2000 Bombing USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, 17 U.S. Navy sailors murdered. The USS Cole was not engaged in any combat during this period. (Oct 12, 2000)
2000 Bombing plaza Ferguson across the US Embassy, Manila, Philippines. Four other locations were bombed in Manila that day. (Dec 30, 2000)
2001 9/11 attacks: World Trade Center, Flight 93, Pentagon, almost 3,000 people were murdered. (Sept 11, 2001)
WHY DO THEY ATTACK US?
Islamics attack us because they want us to submit to Islam. According to Islamic scholarship the world is divided in two:

1) The House of Islam (dar al-Islam): nations submitted to Islamic rule.
2) The House of War (dar al-harb): nations that have not submitted to Islam, so it is incumbent on dar al-Islam to make war upon dar al-harb until all nations submit to the will of Allah and accept Sharia law!

SOURCES & DETAILS: here.

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REMEMBERING 9/11/2001 ISLAMIC TERROR ATTACKS ON U.S. SOIL

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2010

Timeline of the Attacks

Despite the Koran-burning and Ground-Zero-mosque stories dominating the news, we remember the September 11 attacks perpetuated by the so-called Religion of Peace.

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GROUND ZERO MOSQUE: WHY AMERICANS OPPOSE IT

Posted by FactReal on August 28, 2010

This aerial photo shows the New York city block, lower right, where a 13-storey mosque is planned for construction two blocks north of the World Trade Centre site, centre leftGround Zero Mosque Site:

This aerial photo shows the New York city block, lower right, where a 13-story mosque is planned for construction two blocks north of the World Trade Centre site, center left (AP)

Is it right to build a mosque there?
“If the Japanese decided to open a cultural centre across from Pearl Harbour, that would be insensitive. If the Germans opened a Bach choral society across from Auschwitz, even after all these years, that would be an insensitive setting.” (UK DailyMail)

A community center?
If it is a community, could then anyone from the community get in: homosexuals, women, Christians?

Also…
Here’s Why It’s Called the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ (GZM)
The radical imam of the Ground Zero Insult, Faisal Abdul Rauf
Ground Zero Mosque may get public financing
GZM developer has been arrested at least seven times
Pelosi wants to investigate those opposing Ground Zero Mosque (Video)
Obama in favor or not of GZM…but he has no problem telling Israel they shouldn’t build apartments in East Jerusalem

…more to come…

THE PROJECT NAME ‘CORDOBA HOUSE’:
Cordoba House is the original name given to the mosque project by their sponsors, Cordoba Initiative.
They claim their mission is about interfaith tolerance (http://www.cordobainitiative.org/?q=content/our-mission) BUT…

WHY ‘CORDOBA HOUSE’?
Córdoba & Islam:
The city of Córdoba in Spain: is the Christian city that “was conquered by Muslims around 711, its inhabitants slaughtered or enslaved.”

The original mosque of Cordoba: is “the namesake of the Ground Zero mosque—was built atop, and partly from the materials of, a Christian church. Modern day Muslims are well aware of all this. Such is the true—and ominous—legacy of Cordoba.”

“More pointedly, throughout Islam’s history, whenever a region was conquered, one of the first signs of consolidation was/is the erection of a mosque atop the sacred sites of the vanquished: the pagan Ka’ba temple in Arabia was converted into Islam’s holiest site, the mosque of Mecca; the al-Aqsa mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, was built atop Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem; the Umayyad mosque was built atop the Church of St. John the Baptist; and the Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque upon the conquest of Constantinople.”

“Some final thoughts on the history of Cordoba and the ominous parallels it bodes for America: though many Christian regions were conquered by Islam prior to Cordoba, its conquest signified the first time a truly “Western” region was conquered by the sword of Islam. It was also used as a base to launch further attacks into the heart of Europe (until decisively beaten at the Battle of Tours), just as, perhaps, the largest mosque in America will be used as a base to subvert the rest of the United States. And, the sacking of the original Cordoba was facilitated by an insider traitor—a warning to the U.S., which seems to have no end of traitors and willing lackeys.”

9/11/2011 mosque’s opening date & its Islamic meaning:
“Koranic verse 9:111 is one of the loftiest calls for suicidal jihad—believers are exhorted to “kill and be killed”—and is probably the reason al-Qaeda originally chose that date to strike. So while Americans may think the mosque’s planned 9/11 opening is meant to commemorate that date, cryptically speaking, it is an evocation for all out war. A “new beginning,” indeed, but of a very different sort, namely, the propagation of more Islamists and jihadists—mosques are, after all, epicenters of radicalization—on, of all places, soil sacred to America.”

‘House’ and its Muslim meaning:
“[I]n classical Arabic, however, the word for house, dar, can also mean “region,” and is regularly used in a divisive sense, as in Dar al-Harb, i.e., “infidel region of war.” Thus, to Muslim ears, while “Cordoba” offers allusions of conquest and domination, dar is further suggestive of division and separation (from infidels…).”

Islamic scholarship divides the world in two Houses:
1) The House of Islam (dar al-Islam): nations submitted to Islamic rule.
2) The House of War (dar al-harb): nations that have not submitted to Islam,
so it is incumbent on dar al-Islam to make war upon dar al-harb
until all nations submit to the will of Allah and accept Sharia law!

Islam’s message: – Submit or Be Conquered

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Islamic Clerics Want Christian Convert Dead
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REMEMBERING THE FIRST WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING – February 26, 1993

Posted by FactReal on February 26, 2010

Islamic terrorists have been attacking Americans long before 9/11. One of those attacks is the 1993 World Trade Center bombing:
“On the morning of Feb. 26, 1993, Eyad Ismoil drove a rented Ryder Ford F350 Econoline truck packed with 1,500 pounds of fertilizer-based explosives into level B-2 of the underground garage beneath the World Trade Center. Ismoil departed, leaving a timing device set to detonate the explosives a while later.

At 12:18 p.m., the bomb exploded, killing six, creating a crater 150 feet in diameter that blew a hole five floors deep in the parking garage. The towers, however, did not fall.

Killed were John DiGiovanni, Robert Kirkpatrick, Stephen Knapp, William Macko, Wilfredo Mercado and Monica Smith.

Yousef, the mastermind of the plot, later said he had hoped to kill tens of thousands.

The explosives were manufactured at a Jersey City apartment, using chemicals ordered from a supply company. They were placed in the truck at a rented storage shed alongside three tanks of compressed hydrogen gas, purchased to enhance the destructive power of the explosives.

The plotters, including Yousef and Yasin, built the bombs using manuals brought from Pakistan.”

WTC Bombing, 1993, Islamic Attacks against USA

1993 WTC BOMBING, an Islamic attack

TERRORISTS
Organizations: Al-Qaeda, Al-Gamaa al-Islamiyya, Liberation Army Fifth Battalion Al Fareeq Al Rokn, Abu Bakr Al Makkee.

Terrorists: Ramzi Yousef (Operational Commander), Eyad Ismoil (Attacker). Facilitators: Mohammad Salameh, Nidal Ayyad, Abdul Rahman Yasin, Mahmud Abouhalima, Ahmad Mohammed Ajaj. Financier: Khalid Shaikh Mohammed

SOURCES:
– United States vs. Yousef, et. al., indictment.
– The 9-11 Commission Report. July 22, 2004.
Global Security
FBI

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