posted on Nov, 23 2004 @ 06:56 AM
According to a "senior authoritative source" within the British government, 9/11-style attacks against the Canary Wharf area of London have been
thwarted. No details have emerged as to when, or indeed how, this was accomplished, except to say that training programs for suicide pilots were
"disrupted". This information appeared just prior to the annual Queen's Speech, in which she outlined the government's legislative program, which
included several key new security measures.
Terror plans to attack London by flying aircraft into the three skyscrapers of Canary Wharf have been thwarted, it has emerged.
The September 11-style terror attacks on Britain's tallest buildings were among four or five Al Qaeda strikes that security chiefs believe they have
The news comes ahead of the Queen's Speech, which will focus on a new rash of security measures.
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It would be interesting to know if this attack (or attacks) are included in the five major attacks alleged to have been thwarted since 9/11. I also
wonder if perhaps this is only the tip of the iceberg; it's reasonable to assume that the authorities would tend to avoid giving details of thwarted
attacks. On one hand, such news shows that they're "on the ball", but on the other hand it could alarm the populace. If I were in charge, I'd keep
most of this information secret, and only release occasional tidbits.
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