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29,472. Bush knew of the impending attacks on America. He did nothing to warn the American people because he needed this war on terrorism. Colonel Stephen Butler
29,475. Powell wants detainees to be declared POWS: Memo shows differences with White House ... Administration sources last night expressed anger at Mr Powell, whom they accused of bowing to pressure from the political left. The Washington Times headline 26th January 2002
29,477. The trauma of 9/11 stimulated infinite possibilities for worry – some quite plausible, but most inspired by remote what-if fantasies. A society bingeing on fear makes itself vulnerable to far more profound forms of destruction than terror attacks. The ‘terrorism war’, like a nostalgic echo of the Cold War, is using these popular fears to advance a different agenda – the re-engineering of American life through permanent mobilization. (War on Terror & Fear) William Greider
29,486. Our exploitation and use of terrorism at home and abroad actually appears to be a force that is promoting terrorism rather than combating it. (War on Terror & Terrorism) Professor Jim Fetzer, interview Fox News
29,514. In responding to Islam with missiles, the United States ... is reinforcing that against which it claims to be fighting ... It knows better than anyone else that you don’t respond to terror with bombs. Richard Labeviere Dollars for Terror p345
29,547. 1991 to present: US planes bomb Iraq on a weekly basis. UN estimates 500,000 Iraqi children die from bombing and sanctions. 2000-2001: US gives Taliban-ruled Afghanistan $245 million in ‘aid’. (United States & Iraq & Afghanistan & War on Terror) Michael Moore, Bowling for Columbine
29,565. And what’s really embarrassing is that the entire British police are chasing him [Haroon Rashid Aswat], and one wing of the British government - MI6, the British Secret Service – has been hiding him. And this is a real source of contention between CIA, Justice Department and Britain. (Terrorism & War on Terror & Intelligence Services) John Loftus, Fox News
29,567. Who does get killed? Are these people Taliban people or al Qaeda or random civilians who had nothing to do with it? It would be naive to believe the propaganda that says that firing these fantastic weapons is killing the right people. (Terrorism & War on Terror & al Qaeda & Afghanistan & Drones) Clive Stafford-Smith, director Reprieve
29,568. While the individuals are here – here in Guantanamo – they are off the battlefield. So that has helped. That has contributed to making us safer, yes. (Terror & War on Terror & Prison) Rear Admiral Jeffrey Harbeson, commander Guantanamo Bay
29,575. This is the story of the biggest terror plot since 9/11. Told by the counter-terrorism operatives who stopped it. (War on Terror & Aircraft) The Plot to Bring Down Britain’s Planes, Channel 4 2012
29,576. Ahmed Ali-Khan progressed as a target in priority when he travelled to Pakistan. (War on Terror & Aircraft) ibid.
29,577. They were quite ordinary: they had families, they had responsibilities; most of them didn’t have criminal convictions. (War on Terror & Aircraft) ibid.
29,578. We had never come across the use of a liquid explosive disguised as a drinks bottle. (War on Terror & Aircraft) ibid.
29,579. The [UK/US] tension between us became pretty high. (War on Terror & Aircraft) ibid.
29,580. The main suspects were arrested ... Following the arrests, twelve people were convicted of terror related and other offences. Eight of these were directly linked to the liquid bomb plot. (War on Terror & Aircraft) ibid.
29,561. For ten years Western Intelligence has fought a secret war against Al Qaeda, the most deadly and sophisticated terrorist organisation the world has ever faced. (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) Peter Taylor, The Secret War on Terror I, BBC 2011
113,945. We investigate whether this secret war has made us all safer. (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) ibid.
113,946. How far should the American government go to get Intelligence to save lives? (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) ibid.
33,472. So why hasn’t bin Laden been captured or killed? (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) ibid.
29,563. Under previous president George W Bush the CIA and the military had been given free rein to wage a secret war against the terrorists using abduction, secret interrogation black sites, and torture. (War on Terror & CIA & Terror & Al Qaeda & Torture) ibid.
29,564. America first deployed its new secret weapon under George W but now Obama decided to ratchet up the use of these pilotless aircraft. (War on Terror & Terror & Al Qaeda & Drones) ibid.
113,947. President Obama has authorised more than a hundred and sixty drone strikes ... But there’s a down-side to drone attacks: hundreds of civilians have been killed. (War on Terror & Terror & Al Qaeda & Drones) ibid.
113,948. Al Qaeda is now global, resilient, adaptable and inventive. The American base at Guantanamo Bay is a stubborn reminder of how difficult and controversial the war has been. (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) ibid.
113,949. Under increasing pressure Al Qaeda has found ways to adapt and strike back to deadly effect. (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) Peter Taylor, The Secret War on Terror II
113,950. Is the west winning? And ten years after 9/11 are we any safer from attack? (Al Qaeda & Terror & War on Terror) ibid.
29,562. MI5’s budget increased dramatically after the 2005 London attacks. (War on Terror & Al Qaeda & Intelligence Services & Terror) ibid.
30,011. Is there a danger that anti-terror laws give impetus to radicalisation? (Great Britain & War on Terror) Peter Taylor, Generation Jihad
31,625. In the spring of 2002 Tony Blair was telling Britain and his Cabinet that no decision had been made to invade Iraq; secretly his aides were learning from their American counterparts about plans for a pre-emptive attack. (Great Britain & England & Foreign Relations UK & Iraq & War on Terror) The Blair Decade II
31,626. Blair’s bridge was crumbling as Chirac led fierce European opposition to war. (Great Britain & England & Foreign Relations UK & Iraq & War on Terror) ibid.
31,627. The failure to get a second UN resolution would come to define the road to war and haunt Tony Blair for the rest of his premiership. (Great Britain & England & Foreign Relations UK & Iraq & War on Terror) ibid.
31,628. He could see no way out of the long dark tunnel that was Iraq: he considered resigning. It wasn’t just Iraq that was dragging Blair down, the Gordon Brown problem was surfacing yet again. (Great Britain & England & Foreign Relations UK & Iraq & War on Terror) ibid.
31,656. The UK is currently the only European nation to have suspended Article 5 of the European Convention of Human Rights which prevents such detention ... Consider the cases of the following terrorists: Walter Wolfgang, the eighty-two-year-old pensioner removed from the Labour Party Conference in September 2005 for heckling Jack Straw, and then after he tried to gain re-entry, detained under the Terrorism Act; eight-year-old John Catt stopped by police for wearing a T-shirt suggesting that Bush and Blair be tried for war crimes - searched under the Terrorism Act; Sally Cameron arrested and held for four hours for walking on a cycle path in Dundee – under the Terrorism Act; Isabelle Ellis-Cockcroft stopped and searched under the Terrorism Act despite being eleven years old. (United Kingdom & Great Britain & England & Terrorism & War on Terrorism) Ludicrous Diversion: 7/7 Bombings
31,657. Ironically, it’s not the terrorists attacking our way of life but our own government. Through the expansion of police powers and stringent anti-terrorist measures being imposed upon Britain, they are using our fear for our safety to restrict our liberty and they are using their false promises of security to erode our privacy. This is happening now. And it’s happening to every person in the UK. (United Kingdom & Great Britain & England & Terrorism & War on Terrorism) ibid.
32,838. Bush knew of the impending attacks on America. He did nothing to warn the American people because he needed this war on terrorism. (Bush & War on Terror) Colonel Stephen Butler