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Originally posted by NewAgeMan
Originally posted by adjensen
reply to post by NewAgeMan
That said, I'm still curious why apparent mercenaries are at the scene, with giant backpacks.
I'm curious, too, but I don't think that we're likely to find out, not any time soon, at any rate.
Highly unlikely to be relevant, though -- if this was a "false flag", they wouldn't have obvious guys like that hanging around so conspicuously.
It's still a big question as to what they are doing there
Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Meeting with Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef Release Date: January 16, 2013 For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today met with Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef to discuss the ongoing partnership and cooperation between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to promote mutual security and economic prosperity. “I am proud of the bond between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and today’s meeting marks another major step forward in our partnership,” said Secretary Napolitano. “By enhancing collaboration with the Government of Saudi Arabia, we reaffirm our commitment to more effectively secure our two countries against evolving threats while facilitating legitimate trade and travel.” During the meeting, Secretary Napolitano and Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef signed an arrangement to begin implementation of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s trusted traveler program, Global Entry, in Saudi Arabia, and initiate discussions to establish a reciprocal program. Global Entry streamlines the screening process at airports for trusted travelers, allowing customs authorities to focus on those travelers they know less about, in order to more effectively identify potential threats and keep our borders and country secure. Secretary Napolitano and Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef also released a joint statement affirming ongoing cooperation on cyber crime, maritime security and infrastructure protection, and cooperation on cybersecurity, which is critical to both nations’ economic competitiveness and national security. For more information, please visit www.dhs.gov.
Originally posted by Xaphan
Props to 4chan for pulling up so much evidence. Sadly I wasn't on the day when they did that. I would have loved to see the thread unfold. I was on 4chan yesterday and saw pics on there that I didn't see anywhere else. Not even on the news. Just goes to show how powerful the internet has become as a tool for research and DIY detective work.
Edit: I found this pic on 4chan yesterday and still can't figure out why this woman's hand + cell phone on the ground is circled in red. How is that relevant to the incident? Are they implying that it might be the cell phone that was used as the detonator and the perpetrator dropped it when he fled?
[SNIP]edit on 18-4-2013 by Xaphan because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Xaphan
Originally posted by VoidHawk
It may have been filming and therefore MIGHT have valuable info on it.
Chances are it probably wouldn't be of any use. It might be if it just happened to be pointing in the right direction at the right time, but chances are the blast itself and/or the fall to the ground damaged the memory card.
Or maybe not. I don't know Can those things generally take a lot of abuse?