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Missing Libyan Jetliners 9/2/14

Old 09-03-14, 12:07 AM
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Missing Libyan Jetliners 9/2/14

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Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence agencies recently issued a warning that the jets could be used in terrorist attacks across North Africa.

Intelligence reports of the stolen jetliners were distributed within the U.S. government over the past two weeks and included a warning that one or more of the aircraft could be used in an attack later this month on the date marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against New York and Washington, said U.S. officials familiar with the reports.
http://freebeacon.com/national-secur...ttacks-on-911/

They were missing last month and it now comes to the public's attention. Right be fore 9/11. Awesome.
Wonder if flight MH370 will be the 'Rudolph' leading the way.
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Old 09-03-14, 04:42 AM
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Yeah, our great govt. better get cracking! Why do I not have much faith in that happening?
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What exactly is our government supposed to get cracking on in this situation?
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What exactly is our government supposed to get cracking on in this situation?
Crack-a-lackin.... come on.. you know, cracking. Where they, you know, crack stuff in other countries and... fuuuuu
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They will find the JLaw hackers before they find these planes. It's what we really care about...just look at the thread.
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It's what we really care about...just look at the thread.
I cannot jerk off to a 777 jet.
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They will find the JLaw hackers before they find these planes. It's what we really care about...just look at the thread.
Everyone knows this theft of jetliners is simply a plot by Jennifer Lawrence to get people to stop looking at her pics. That and so no one notices that one chic essentially produced/distributed child pornography featuring herself.

I think Nickdawgy is involved as well somehow.
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Everyone knows this theft of jetliners is simply a plot by Jennifer Lawrence to get people to stop looking at her pics. That and so no one notices that one chic essentially produced/distributed child pornography featuring herself.

I think Nickdawgy is involved as well somehow.
At the very least I think Lazy Houseguest is a suspect in this case. ND will get to the bottom of it for us.
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I cannot jerk off to a 777 jet.
Not with that attitude you can't.
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Wait. What about the woman he was busy plowing in the copy room? I thought Drink Man had no time for the Fappening. He lied to us?
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Wait. What about the woman he was busy plowing in the copy room? I thought Drink Man had no time for the Fappening. He lied to us?
That's the Infidel's Drinkman. My Drinkman is more refined. I refer to him as Drinkman2.0
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Ah yes, The Free Beacon. The cornerstone of responsible reporting.

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A Moroccan press report indicated on 13 August that Morocco's air force was on high alert following the theft of several aircraft in Libya that could be used within the region for jihadist attacks in the style of the September 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
There have been various reports in Tunisian and Algerian press in recent weeks regarding this same risk. On 6 August, Algerian news site al-Fajr claimed 11 aircraft had been taken from Tripoli International Airport during recent fighting between militias there. The aircraft type was alleged to be Embraer (Embraer 170/190 passenger jets are commonly used by oil companies for charter flights inside Libya). Subsequently, Mohamed Frikha, the CEO of Tunisian airline company Syphax, claimed in an interview with Tunisia's Shems FM that two Airbus-A320 aircraft belonging to Libyan company Ifriqiya had gone missing from Misratah. However, a spokesman for Libya's transport ministry has said that no aircraft are missing.

The militias controlling the main airports in the west are extremely unlikely to allow flights by jihadists. It is also very unlikely that aircraft could have been taken from Tripoli International Airport without the knowledge of the Zintan militias that control it. Some aircraft belonging to Ifriqiya were evacuated with Zintan permission early in the fighting, but any that remained are highly likely to have been damaged, while Tripoli International Airport's infrastructure is also currently unusable. Misratah and Mitiga airports are now the only two functioning international airports in Western Libya.


However, the Misratan Islamist militias that control them will not want to jeopardise the political influence and revenue this affords them by facilitating an 11 September 2001-style attack that would also invite heavy military retaliation from Algeria or other countries. Therefore, even in the unlikely event jihadists had managed to steal aircraft, recruit trained pilots willing to undertake suicide attacks, and secure enough fuel, they would still need to transport the jets to other paved runways large enough to facilitate take-off (for instance remote airstrips or old airbases), heightening the risk such movements would be spotted by foreign intelligence agency surveillance.
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All this means that the threat of an 11 September 2001-style attack is probably not credible. However, the reports of Algerian and Moroccan military alerts and air defence battery deployments do signal an increased risk of shootdown of unidentified aircraft that have come from Libyan airspace.
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I cannot jerk off to a 777 jet.
Why not? Eddie Money does.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
Ah yes, The Free Beacon. The cornerstone of responsible reporting.

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True, but every responsible news agency has parroted the story while admitting ". . . , according to The Free Beacon" or "according to sources."

What ever happened to "check your sources, check them again" in journalism.
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True, but every responsible news agency has parroted the story while admitting ". . . , according to The Free Beacon" or "according to sources."

What ever happened to "check your sources, check them again" in journalism.
I noticed that while researching this story. Even "real" news outlets parroted the story with the caveats. Then I get to Jane's and it's all bullshit. I think journalism is a word which does not mean what people think it means. At least not anymore.
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I work for a daytime talk show and still double and triple check my sources. Not all journalists are those journalists.
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I keep reading the news outlet as "The Free Bacon." Oh bacon, you sweet sweet elixir.
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