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Breaking: US citizens to be warned to avoid public places in Europe


MattM

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US may issue terror warning to Americans in Europe - Telegraph


Sounds like a overreaction to me but a serious call if it is made.

The Obama administration will issue a warning Saturday to U.S. travellers in Europe to avoid places frequented by Westerners based on new intelligence suggesting an attack by Al Qaeda could be imminent, a senior U.S. intelligence official told Fox News.

The travel warning is expected to be announced at 4 p.m., pending Secretary Hillary Clinton's approval, the official said.
 


Sham96

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Very serious call. The Associated press are saying the warning will tell American's to stay away from tourist areas, airports and transportation hubs (which is the same as saying don't go to Europe)
US may issue warning on public places in Europe - Yahoo! News. This could have all types of unintended consquences. Cynics might say this is all to do with the upcoming midterm elections.
 
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American tourists are more likely to see their holidays spoiled by rioting/striking Europeans, than by a tiny number of violent Islamo-fascists.
 

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The Obama administration will issue a warning Saturday to U.S. travellers in Europe to avoid places frequented by Westerners based on new intelligence suggesting an attack by Al Qaeda could be imminent, a senior U.S. intelligence official told Fox News.
It would be difficult to avoid places frequented by Westerners in Europe, unless they spend their time among Muslims. Where's the security in that?
 

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Supposedly, they were fearing a Mumbai style attack where a handful of people would simply walk into highly populated areas and just shoot until they themselves are killed. It certainly wouldn't take long for them to murder a lot of people.
In places like London, it would take several minutes before armed police would be on the scene. Since continental police are routinely armed, it's likely that the first responders would help keep casulties lower than they might otherwise be.
Anyway, it's probably highly unlikely to happen, especially when such warnings are being given.
 
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Maybe a American false flag operation coming into play?

The computer virus in Iran is supposed to be out of control and some are expecting Iran to strike Israel in retaliation.

Could all be connected.
 

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Maybe hundreds of cement mixers are on the rampage.....
 

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USA to issue European travel warning

Speculation is increasing that the USA is imminently going to issue a warning to its citizens concerning trips made to Europe. This arises from increased fears of an islamic terrorist attack taking place in Europe. There is some irony when a country with a homocide rate of over three times that of France warns its citizens against visiting France. Perhaps they'd be better warning their citizens against visiting their local school.

Could have a considerable impact on our tourist sector though.



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Yawn, another imminent "terrorist" strike from a bunch of ZZ top fanatics in caves. This makes the boy who cried wolf look laid back.

Its coming up to the mid term elections in the US, the Obamatrons need reminding that their beloved 3rd antichrist needs their support and not to be thinking outside the box or anything like that and protest voting and stuff or else the ZZ Top fanatics will assume command and terrorise us to infinity.

Vote Irarrach Hussein Osama or else!
 

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Via STRATFOR - Geopolitical intelligence, economic, political, and military strategic forecasting | STRATFOR

Details have emerged on a transnational terror plot targeting cities in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, British television channel Sky News reported late Sept. 28. Unnamed sources within U.S. and British intelligence agencies reportedly told Sky News that the plot — still active and in the planning stages — involved multiple teams of militants from northwestern Pakistan with ties to al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban attacking soft targets in several cities across Western Europe simultaneously, taking hostages and killing as many people as possible. One intelligence source compared the plot to the 2008 Mumbai attacks — a comparison that has drawn significant media attention. The existence of a plot targeting Europe was first reported Sept. 6 by Der Spiegel after U.S. forces in Afghanistan arrested a German citizen of Afghan descent, Ahmed Sidiqi, as he attempted to leave Kabul for Europe; at the time, no other information on the nature of the plan was disclosed. Sidiqi, detained at Bagram air base outside Kabul since his arrest, has reportedly provided details on the terror plot to authorities during his interrogation.

Single-source threats are highly questionable, as the informant could be inflating his importance, may not possess the information he claims to have, or simply could be fabricating a story he believes the interrogators want to hear. At present there is no other publicized evidence that corroborates Sidiqi’s claims, but the purported details of the plot do underscore the threat and potential for mass chaos posed by small-arms attacks against soft targets, particularly if carried out simultaneously in various locations across a city or a number of cities. However, logistical and security obstacles would make such an attack more difficult to conduct in Western Europe than in the developing world, and even if an attack was successfully initiated, the superior training, funding and equipping of European security forces would likely mean such an attack would be shut down in a matter of hours, unlike the November 2008 Mumbai attacks, which continued for three days.

Conducting attacks against soft targets in the West using small arms would be very difficult for militants traveling from abroad to do successfully. First, there are the logistical challenges of moving teams of people with connections to Pakistani militant groups to different destinations in Europe. Though it is possible sleeper cells would be used for such an attack, planners would still face the challenge of amassing enough weapons and ammunition to arm those individuals for such an attack without authorities noticing — a task far more difficult in Europe than South Asia. Even if this plot had progressed to the point where militants could have attacked, Western security forces have a great deal of training in handling active shooter situations. While soft targets are always vulnerable to such attacks, the European security response would prevent the casualty rate and destruction seen in Mumbai from being repeated.

The description of the alleged plot as a Mumbai-style attack refers to the tactic of deploying multiple teams of gunmen to take hostages and kill civilians. Such tactics are commonly used in Afghanistan and Pakistan and have been endorsed by militant leaders as a more effective tactic than large-scale, dramatic suicide bombings and explosions. However, the success that militants saw in Mumbai was more a result of the permissive environment that they encountered, namely unprepared security forces, rather than extraordinary capabilities on the part of the gunmen.

In Mumbai, the police response was ineffective and special hostage rescue teams were slow to respond, culminating in a multi-day crisis that allowed the attackers to kill 166 people — many of whom were foreigners — and paralyze the city. Similar attacks launched in Afghanistan and Pakistan have been far less successful. However, adopting similar tactics in a European city, where police have trained to counter such attacks, have much quicker response times and better information sharing, would be unlikely to produce the spectacular level of carnage seen in Mumbai.
 

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Well if i was one of those conspiracy nuts i'd be assuming this is exactly what is needed to assuage the anger of the plebs, shoot/bomb a good few of them blame it on D'Iraqi's or more than likely D'Iranians this time. Kick off another excursion in the middle east, wars are good for business!! Plus you get the added bonus of culling a few of the sheep too, it reflects positivly on the live register

Then again i'm not one of those nuts!
 

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... things get more Orwellian by the day :rolleyes:


this vague notion of a "terror threat" with no definable enemy is the greatest tool of mass control yet concocted by the Militiary Industrial Complex. No wonder Washington D.C. has the highest average salary in the States.

and the whole world seems to buy into it

amazing

wise up
 

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Travel Alert
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Europe

October 3, 2010​

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe. Current information suggests that al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks. European governments have taken action to guard against a terrorist attack and some have spoken publicly about the heightened threat conditions...

Continued in link to US State Department website below:

Europe travel alert
 

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This is likely linked to Pakistan, or at least Washingtons designs on Western Pakistan. The drone and Apache attacks are linked, according to Washington, to terror training camps preparing for attacks in Europe. Of course, thats nonsense and a reason is merely required to try and pry their way out of the Afghan quagmire, which means extending themselves into Pakistan.

False flag metre is tingling.
 

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