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Terror Suspects Missed at London's Heathrow Ahead of Olympics

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posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 10:17 AM
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Terror Suspects Missed at London's Heathrow Ahead of Olympics


www.newsroomamerica.com

Officials blamed inexperienced staff for missing five terror alerts in a single day at London's Heathrow Airport, adding new security fears ahead of the London-hosted Summer Olympics set to open later this month, a report said Sunday.

"The rest of the staff, I have no idea where they have come from, how long they are here for, what their background is. These are people who have been forced by their own department to come here," the official said.
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posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 10:17 AM
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Wow, really?
But wait....

The fun doesn't end there:


The depth of the crisis over G4S's Olympic security preparations became increasingly clear on Thursday as recruits revealed details of a "totally chaotic" selection process and police joined the military in bracing themselves to fill the void left by the private security contractor.

Guards told how, with 14 days to go until the Olympics opening ceremony, they had received no schedules, uniforms or training on x-ray machines.

www.guardian.co.uk...

Wow
Really?

What in the world is going on over there? LOL LOL

Rooftop missiles capable of shooting down hijacked aircrafts but a mismanaged ground security and airport security?

I don't know if a false flag will occur, with all the spotlight and all
But wow, what a joke

www.newsroomamerica.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 10:36 AM
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Yep, thats about right. It couldn't possibly be any kind of management failure



Officials blamed inexperienced staff for missing five terror alerts.....


Keep calm and blame the new recruits!



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 10:37 AM
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The only terrorists here are those in the military, government and media who are deliberately creating this climate of fear.
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posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 10:41 AM
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They sure are leaving the door open for something to happen at the Olympics. Most the time when people predict something will occur, it falls flat on it's face. But with a second-rate security detail, it may actually happen this time.



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 11:44 AM
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The reality concerning the failure at the airport to detect and deal with these potential threats is down to nothing other than the insane reductions in manpower that were forced on the UKBA (UK Border Agency) by their management and Theresa May, the Home Secretary. In an effort to save money, hundreds of jobs at UKBA were axed under TM's watch. However, later, as it was revealed that not only had numbers of staff been dropped, but proper checks were not being made on passports and so on, as part of a trial of measures meant TO KEEP QUEUES DOWN (of all the bloody stupid reasons you could name) Theresa May managed to deflect blame and responsibility onto her subordinate, one Mr Brody Clark, who claims that he acted according to her instruction by rolling out these measures, but was forced to resign over the issue!!

After this balderdash was revealed, questions (and good ones too if you ask me) were asked about the capacity of the UKBA to keep up with the increased traffic through the gates of the UK's airports, ports, and other facilities. All the assurances under the sun were given, including the promise of something close to eight hundred extra staff to cope with the influx. However, as I am sure we can all guess, there is no way that such a piddling number of people, would ever have been able to make a reasonable dent in the inevitable lines at immigration, let alone do a solid job of keeping the country safe from persons of vile intent coming over our borders.

Perhaps this would not be happening now if the staff which used to man the nations immigration desks had been properly funded, and not made redundant in order to please a bunch of suits. Perhaps if the expirenced and professional staff who were in place before the cuts came were allowed to continue their jobs, rather than languish in unemployment, or seek work in the private sector, we could have an olympics not plauged by unreasonable, and avoidable threats from outside our fair shores.

One thing I do know, Theresa May cannot pass the buck on this one, and if her head does not roll after THIS fiasco, then she must have an adamantine hyoid bone, and concrete cervical section in her spine.



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 11:46 AM
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Wow. It's incredible just how much "suspected terror" has occurred in the past decade. I think "terror" has just won out as the most abused word in the World Dictionary. It boils down to the fact that we are living in a world where suspicion is the terrifying agent.

ETA: How sensational that article is! I was pulled aside at an airport for being on a watch list (I never found out why). Does that make me a "terror suspect"? Good lord.


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posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 11:54 AM
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I posted a thread on this earlier in the 'current events' forum as i've been told by the MODS that these type of threads belong in that forum.... funny though i see that yours already has more replies than mine....

Anyway i'll post what i wrote in my thread and wonder if anyone here can answer the questions:

I don't know what to make of this latest scandal to hit the headlines... there's been so much talk about lack of security at the games, security not upto doing the job, untrained security guards being called up etc etc.... now we have Security at Heathrow letting in more supposed 'terrorists' about 8 they say in this report have arrived for the Olympics or just in time for the Olympics!

Whats going on and why would they announce this in the media?

Sometimes i laugh at all these 'false flags' ATS users but maybe this time I will have to be in agreement that something is being allowed to happen or possibly happen at the Olympics!

Yes, this report is from 'the sun' but that doesn't mean its a lie... it could just mean that other media sources have not picked up on the story.

Why/how do the border control let these 8 terror suspects through? (If its true)

Either this is a 'false flag' op or these 8 terror suspects have been reading our media outlets online and seen how bad security is at he moment at the Olympics site!

Also how do they know they came through and why arent they already picked up and in a cell?



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 12:40 PM
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SNAFU comes to mind.



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 12:43 PM
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the head of mi5 went on al jazeera about 3 weeks ago saying the olympics was wide open to attack i thought it was strange them going on Arabic news and saying that
and now its in the media that they have let terror suspects in, it sounds to me like they are building there story line ready for the main event



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 02:39 PM
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The Olympics security story is now becoming quite laughable really. Stories are virtually appearing every hour about G4S and their ability or lack of rather, in training staff and getting employees to turn up to work. The government cannot afford to rely on a private company. They need to use the police and the army (it doesn't matter how much it costs) in order for the games to run smoothly. With the talk of outsourcing police roles recently it makes you wonder what sort of 'service' members of the public will receive if police roles are outsourced to private security firms.

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I think not.



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 02:48 PM
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if they knew they had missed some "terror suspects" then surely they should know who they are and will have arrested them all by now? otherwise how would they know they had missed them



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 03:51 PM
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the British police love them or hate them they have managed huge events before with no problem why it was out soused in the first place beats me the police would do a better job than the army seen as the police are out on the streets every day watching people not taking anything away from the army but the both play different rolls its like the police are been side lined in this for some private company and for me the really big question is why would they do that ?



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 03:58 PM
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they would know they had missed them from passport check in but once there out of the airport they could be anywhere it smells of fish to me its like its been set up for something to happen and the big army presence is like the magicians slight of hand bit with all the roof top missiles and gun boats



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 04:09 PM
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Originally posted by seethetruth
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the British police love them or hate them they have managed huge events before with no problem why it was out soused in the first place beats me the police would do a better job than the army seen as the police are out on the streets every day watching people not taking anything away from the army but the both play different rolls its like the police are been side lined in this for some private company and for me the really big question is why would they do that ?



Basically it's a money-saving scheme. Some parts of the police have already been outsourced by police forces up and down the country. Unfortunately outsourcing means that the public may not get the service they deserve. For example, there is talk of having unwarranted security guards out on the street in place of police officers. I only see this going one way. I just don't see it working. If the majority of the police service was to be outsourced and privatised more than likely the 'perks' would be lost and police officers and civilian staff would be on a basic pay rate similar to the minimum wage. The unions are fighting this all the way, thank goodness.
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posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 04:10 PM
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Between this and the carload they popped last week I'm convinced that there will be an attack in London.

It's way too ripe of a target.



posted on Jul, 16 2012 @ 04:17 PM
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really when did they start to do this i left the uk in November last year so im a bit out of touch with whats happening in the day to day things
i hope the unions win i know i would not let some jumped up security guard search or arrest me



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 01:16 AM
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Originally posted by seethetruth
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really when did they start to do this i left the uk in November last year so im a bit out of touch with whats happening in the day to day things
i hope the unions win i know i would not let some jumped up security guard search or arrest me


They done this a while back. Some police forces do not have police officers or civilian staff manning the front desks of police stations anymore. That has been outsourced. Also there is talk that within the next few years (due to budget cuts) nearly 50% of the police service will be privatised. Although I cannot really see that happening. The main thing the government want to do is to save money and cut as much as they can. This is already having an affect on security as you can see with this G4S fiasco.



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 04:51 AM
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yes i know about the civilians manning the stations but i did not know about them wanting to privatize front line police
i blame thatcher for this privatizing thing it does not mean cheaper because they just fix prices with the competition



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