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December 11, 2008

Brussels Announces Arrest of 14 Al Qaeda Terrorists and Possible Imminent Attack in Order to Distract from Blagojevich Scandal

Wasn't that the perennial claim of the lefties whenever a terrorist bust was made over the term of Bush's presidency?

What, we can't use it too?

I question the timing.

In all seriousness, it seems, um, serious.

"We don't know where the suicide attack was to take place," federal prosecutor Johan Delmulle said.

"It could have been an operation in Pakistan or Afghanistan, but it can't be ruled out that Belgium or Europe could have been the target."

One of the suspects had "received the green light to carry out an operation from which he was not expected to come back," Mr Delmulle quoted investigators as saying.

The man "had said goodbye to his loved ones, because he wanted to enter paradise with a clear conscience", he added.

"This information, linked to the fact that a European summit is getting under way at this moment in Brussels, left us no choice but to take action today."

Note the defensive nature of that last statement -- police are now conditioned to perpetually apologize for being forced to act against Al Qaeda. As if doing so is a bad thing.


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