Thursday, October 06, 2005

NYC terrorism/Iraq link, finally

A plot to bomb the New York City subway system is tied to al-Qaeda in Iraq. Is this what Dick Cheney was talking about?

NEW YORK (CNN) -- New York City's subway system went under heightened alert Thursday after officials received information from the FBI about a "specific threat," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

A well-placed U.S. military official told CNN on Thursday that the same intelligence also led to a raid against suspected al Qaeda operatives in Iraq.

Nice to know we're fighting the terrorists over there so we don't have to deal with them here.

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