Sunday, August 21, 2005

MSM MIA Part 723: AQ gas attack on Parliament foiled

Excel web sharing - spreadsheet collaboration over the Internet made easy with BadBlueToo occupied by the all-important (yet prurient!) Natalie Holloway and BTK Killer stories, the mainstream media misses still another important story: Al Qaeda was planning, among other things, a chemical weapons attack against UK's Parliament.

Media in Australia, Canada, India and the UK have covered the story, but so far... nothing in the US media. Maybe the MSM is still working on a breaking news report concerning Abraham Lincoln and the Ford Theater.

SCOTLAND YARD believes it has thwarted an Al-Qaeda gas attack aimed at ministers and MPs in parliament. The plot, hatched last year, is understood to have been discovered in coded e-mails on computers seized from terror suspects in Britain and Pakistan.

Police and MI5 then identified an Al-Qaeda cell that had carried out extensive research and video-recorded reconnaissance missions in preparation for the attack...

Times Online: Police foil gas attack on Commons

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