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Fort Huachuca, the nation's largest intelligence-training center, changed security measures in May after being warned that Islamist terrorists, with the aid of Mexican drug cartels, were planning an attack on the facility.
Fort officials changed security measures after sources warned that possibly 60 Afghan and Iraqi terrorists were to be smuggled into the U.S. through underground tunnels with high-powered weapons to attack the Arizona Army base, according to multiple confidential law enforcement documents obtained by The Washington Times.
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005 3:15 p.m. EST
Al-Qaida Operative Nabbed Near Mexican Border
An al-Qaida operative who was on the FBI's terrorist watch list was recently captured near the Mexican border, housed in a Texas jail and turned over to federal agents, Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, said on Friday.
there are individuals from countries with known al-Qaida connections who are changing their Islamic surnames to Hispanic-sounding names and obtaining false Hispanic identities, learning to speak Spanish and pretending to be Hispanic immigrants."
"And these are clearly Arab terrorists," Rep. Culberson added, "from countries like Yemen, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. They're crossing the border, pretending to be Hispanic immigrants, and then disappearing
Conservatives such as Tancredo are angry that Bush has funded only one-tenth of the new Border Patrol agents that Congress has authorized
Back in May, there was a change of security at Fort Huachuca after an FBI warning. We're now learning more about that FBI report. Spokesman Lt. Colonel Matthew Garner says the report talks about people coming across the border with weapons. The Washington Times is reporting Islamic terrorists were planning the attack. About sixty terrorists, some already in the country, were involved in the plot. They were to be smuggled into the country by paying drug cartels about twenty thousand dollars apiece for the trip. The Times says high-powered weapons, including anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers, and Soviet-made surface-to-air missiles, were smuggled through underground tunnels.
Originally posted by manticore
Turbokid, here's my solution:
We get 100% out of Iraq and let the Iraqis deal with their civil war. Put the troops on our borders, protecting us and spending their money here. We are safer with our troops here and our economy needs their spending here, not there. This is just a small aspect of the solution. Let's stop intervening in every conflict and deal with our problems here, which are plenty.