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At Sen. Harry Reid's request, the Obama administration canceled a mock 'dirty bomb' terrorist attack exercise in Las Vegas. Critics say the administration is playing politics with national preparedness, but others say a shift to secret surprise tests is a better way to prepare for the worst.
On April 13, 2010, Public Intelligence received a message from Danny Rains who is an investigator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Office of Security requesting the removal of a document entitled “National Level Exercise 2010 (NLE 10) Exercise Overview”.
The U.S. military has canceled a major field exercise that tests its response to a nuclear attack, angering some officials who say that what is now planned for this month will be a waste of time. […] The NLE, which is supposed to be a series of hands-on exercises to test the system in the event terrorists use a nuclear device, has become instead a "tabletop exercise at best," the official said.
Prior to January 11, 2010 the president needed the consent of state governors to appoint or deploy members or units of state National Guard as federally recognized armed force members in active or inactive service. On that date President Obama signed Executive Order 13528 creating the Council of Governors removing the responsibility of the National Guard from the specific state governors to the Council appointed by the President. The National Guard of the United States units or members may be called up for federal active duty in times of Congressionally-sanctioned war or national emergency.
8th UCLA Conference on Public Health and Disasters (Revisited) (May 16-19; Torrance, CA) This multi-disciplinary conference will bring together academicians, researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from public health, mental health, community disaster preparedness and response, social sciences, government, media, and non-governmental organizations to promote a dialogue and exchange of ideas between local health departments and others involved in improving emergency public health preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.
Al-Qaida's American-born spokesman on Sunday called on Muslims serving in the U.S. armed forces to emulate the Army major charged with killing 13 people in Fort Hood. … Gadahn, also known as Azzam al-Amriki, was dressed in white robes and wearing a white turban as he called for attacks on what he described as "high-value targets." Gadahn grew up on a goat farm in Riverside County, California, and converted to Islam at a mosque in nearby Orange County.
The weapon will be a state-of-the-art agricultural sprayer launched from the countryside. It will fly at 229 m.p.h. and spray 660 gallons of liquid that in a single pass might cover as much as three square miles of cityscape. The aim is to spread inhalational anthrax through the population below.
In 2006, the UCLA School of Public Health and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) began close collaborations to develop the High Speed, High Volume Laboratory Network for Infectious Diseases. […] However, the laboratory will also be capable of testing other bioagents, including viruses and bacteria (dual use). […] In everyday research mode, the facility will be capable of fully characterizing up to 10,000 influenza samples per year. In emergency response mode (outbreak and/or pandemic), the facility will be capable of processing and partially characterizing up to 10,000 samples per day and enable 24/7 surge operations (11)
Originally posted by nunya13
I am a smart person but sometimes have a lot of trouble when it comes to connecting the dots. Could you maybe give a short summary of what all this means? Such as the scheduled then canceled drills, the executive order, and the oil spill. It would be very helpful.
Thanks in advance and for bringing all this info together
Are you saying they realized it would be way too suspicious to have a drill that was supposed to coincide with a false flag attack given that there was a similar drill on both 9/11 and the London bombings.
So they cancel the drill and sabotage the oil rig (why the feds and Halliburton were there only days before) to blow, thereby creating a 'real' disaster that will serve the same purpose as the drill?