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NEW YORK (AP) — American pleads guilty to attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction in Times Square plot.
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Originally posted by Vinveezy
This just broke. This fizzle "bomb" if u can even call it that was not a WMD. It was not even a fire cracker. This event stinks to high heven of a false flag. I do not believe this man was part of any terrorist network other than our own federal Government.
Do not buy this bs. the bomb was a joke and far from a WMD. Look at the damn thing for god sakes. it was a JOKE of a bomb
Originally posted by mythatsabigprobe
Under the Bush Administration, hand grenades were classified as WMD. I tried to tell folks what that would lead to but I was shouted down as a 'terrorist sympathizer'. Good luck brave new Americans.
Originally posted by paraphi
Well, if it had gone off it would not have fizzled and it would have caused mass destruction. I get the feeling that everything would be a "false flag" to some people. Somehow, some people have become deluded into believing that there are not sick people out there who have it in for others. Ho hum.
Originally posted by SpectreDC
You don't go to Pakistan to receive training in bomb making by people who would make the IRA envious in their creativity and utility of everyday objects to make bombs.
If you can't use rational deduction to realize that there is something very fishy with this, well, I wouldn't start accusing people of being delusional.
What was not expected was the defiance with which Shahzad defended what he did. Shahzad told US District Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum he was "a Muslim soldier" avenging the deaths of Muslims killed by Americans overseas, and that he didn't care that his bomb could have killed children.
"It's a war. I am part of the answer to the US terrorizing the Muslim nations and the Muslim people," he said.
Asked whether he was certain he wanted to plead guilty, Shahzad said he wanted to plead guilty 100 times more, and warned that if the US did not leave Iraq and Afghanistan, "we will be attacking US."