It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by bigdanprice
Not only have the American authorities foiled a planned attack on the US Bank tower
ATSNN News Submission
but according to CNN they have foiled 10 (internationally):
1. West Coast airliner plot:
2. East Coast airliner plot:
3. The Jose Padilla plot:
4. 2004 British urban targets plot:
5. 2003 Karachi plot:
6. Heathrow Airport plot:
7. 2004 Britain plot:
8. 2002 Arabian Gulf shipping plot
9. 2002 Strait of Hormuz plot:
10. 2003 tourist site plot:
Check out the details here on CNN
Do we have a right to know about attacks as they are foiled?
What if they were unable to stop them, would we have been warned?
The vice president noted that the terrorist surveillance program was highly classified -- yet information about it was leaked to the news media.
"It's easy to imagine America's enemies shaking their heads in amazement that anyone would disclose this information, thereby giving notice to those enemies, undermining national security and putting our citizens at risk," Cheney said.
"It seems more than obvious to say that our nation is still at risk of attack, yet as we get farther away from Sept. 11, some in Washington are yielding to the temptation to downplay the threat and back away from the business at hand," Cheney said. "That mindset may be comforting, but it is dangerous.