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Muslim Terrorists Plot To Attack Olympics In China

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posted on Mar, 9 2008 @ 05:31 PM

Muslim Terrorists Plot To Attack Olympics In China

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police killed alleged terrorists plotting to attack the Beijing Olympics, while a flight crew managed to prevent an apparent attempt to crash a Chinese jetliner in a separate case just last week, officials said Sunday.

Wang Lequan, the top Communist Party official in the western region of Xinjiang, said materials seized in a January raid in the regional capital, Urumqi, had described a plot with a purpose "specifically to sabotage the staging of the Beijing Olympics."

Wang said the group had been trained by and was following the orders of a Uighur separatist group based in Pakistan and Afghanistan called the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, or ETIM. The group has been labeled a terrorist organization by both the United Nations and the United States. East Turkestan is another name for Xinjiang.

China says its main terror threat comes from ETIM. Although the group is not believed to have more than a few dozen members, terrorism experts say it has become influential among extremist groups using the Internet to raise funds and find recruits.

Wang said security forces would take pro-active measures to crush terrorism, religious extremism, and separatism.

"These guys are fantasizing if they think they can disrupt the Olympics," said Wang, known for his hardline stance on crushing dissent. "They don't have the strength."
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posted on Mar, 9 2008 @ 05:31 PM
"They don't have the strength." China seems to think they have what it takles to stop Muslim Terrorists. I just hope they don't have to but if they do have to combat it would be interesting to see how they will do it.
(visit the link for the full news article)

posted on Mar, 9 2008 @ 06:28 PM
Some thing ironic:
These people were called "freedom fighter" by USA until 9.11 occured.

posted on Mar, 9 2008 @ 09:05 PM
I think that China's just using the excuse of terrorism to oppress the Uighur people. They don't identify themselves as Chinese and want to break away from the empire. This obviously doesn't sit well with the Chinese government, especially considering that oil has been discovered in the region. Should probably expect some Chinese false flag operations in the next few years.

China's "War on Terror"

Uighur activist asks US to help stop China removals

China hands death sentences to "Uighur seperatists"

[edit on 9/3/08 by Cthulwho]

posted on Mar, 9 2008 @ 09:59 PM
reply to post by gs001

all prospective

a quote from American Dad

I just killed my first dictator
well he was our ally first
but now hes not.

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 03:56 AM
I think that if terrorists attack China that China will just expand to include the territories that the terrorists were stationed at, effectively expanding their empire. I'm actually surprised that the US hasn't utilized China to do just that. The Chinese need space, and they have a surplus of people, so why not?

I'm kind of puzzled, come to think of it...


posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 04:29 AM
reply to post by Cthulwho

Thanks for the links.
I am sick to death of this, and any, empire.
Just people in power who want more power.
Is it even possible for this government to ever get the hell out of any aria they have gotten control of?
They seem to only want to always be getting more land.
Didn't we fight a war against the Empire of Japan for just this sort of attitude?
We all need to boycott the olympics.
Just do not tune into it on your tv.
I plan on not watching for one second.

[edit on 10-3-2008 by jmdewey60]

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 06:34 AM
Quite right,
obviously, the terrorist of China is the "freedom fighter" of USA.
the terrorist of USA is the national liberator or invasion-resister in
Chinese eyes. quite interesting.

In April last year, I visited south part of Xinjiang Uigur autonomous region.
I believe there must be the most undeveloped area in China.
But people there were quite friendly, I didn't find any terrorist.
So, if USA wants to utilize those tiny group of "freedom fighter"
to split China, that will be laughable.

[edit on 10-3-2008 by gs001]

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 10:33 AM
Uighurs are actually a turkic people who have been independant untill they have been conquered by the chinese somewhere around 1950.

This is not comparable to 9/11 this is an actual case of a resisting populaiton being oppressed by the goverment.

The chinese are trying to squash them cultuarally by promoting chinese people to move into uighur lands.

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 06:53 PM
reply to post by tomcat ha

American always show their ignorance in this forum.
Tibet was conquered by coummunist in 1950? and Xinjiang was also
conquered by coummunist in 1950?
look at your own map published before 1950, please.
if you can't find any old map, I will show a pticure grasped in a famous
documentary made by USA-"why we fight", and see Tibet and Xinjiang were
within whose territory. say nothing of Taiwan, it is USA who give
Taiwan back to China.

I'm tired of teaching those ignorant Ameircans about history,
Almost all Americans I meet here are full of bias about China,
Yes, American hate communist, it is your business,
but if you hurt the territorial integrity of China, you insult Chinese
people. if your people keeps on your bias, the hatred between the two
people will be deepen. maybe a war between the two people in future
will be a better solution.

[edit on 10-3-2008 by gs001]

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 07:06 PM

BBC’s killer documentary called “The Power of Nightmares“. Top CIA officials openly admit, Al-qaeda is a total and complete fabrication, never having existed at any time. The Bush administration needed a reason that complied with the Laws so they could go after “the bad guy of their choice” namely laws that had been set in place to protect us from mobs and “criminal organizations” such as the Mafia. They paid Jamal al Fadl, hundreds of thousands of dollars to back the U.S. Government’s story of Al-qaeda, a “group” or criminal organization they could “legally” go after. This video documentary is off the hook…

FOX NEWS Interview with Ian Blair (THIS IS A LINK NOT RELATED TO THE VIDEO):Blair said, “Al Qaeda is not an organization. Al Qaeda is a way of working … but this has the hallmark of that approach.”

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 08:16 PM

China's Qing dynasty completed its annexation of what is now Xinjiang in 1759, and the region's first demand for independence can be traced to an uprising by a local chieftain named Yakub Beg in 1865. He fought fierce battles against the armies of the Chinese court and even managed to secure, in return for trade concessions, diplomatic recognition from tsarist Russia and the United Kingdom. Although finally defeated in 1877, Beg's campaign set a precedent by calling for Uighur independence based on appeals to religion and ethnicity.

With the end of China's imperial era, the Uighurs (in combination with other local Muslim groups) twice briefly achieved statehood. From 1931 to 1934, and again from 1944 to 1949, separate regimes calling themselves the Eastern Turkestan Republic were set up in Xinjiang. The first, which started in the city of Hami, was crushed by a local warlord representing the government of the erstwhile Republic of China. The second, which centered on the districts of Ili, Altai, and Chugachak, was pressured into integrating with the People's Republic of China shortly after the latter's formation. For the next four decades, Xinjiang's Communist rulers kept the lid on ethnic separatism in the region through iron-fisted control. But for many Uighurs the aspiration for a country of their own never went away.

China's War on Terror

posted on Mar, 10 2008 @ 11:50 PM
reply to post by Cthulwho

Don't forget that not only China faces secession problem,
Britain, Canada, Spain, turkey........all face this problem
but USA is just interested in helping the secessionist in
China, Russia, Serbia..., is that fair?
I don't understand why does USA always play as a trouble maker
in the world?

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