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August 3, 2013
Rep. King: Al-Qaeda terror threat 'very specific'
Apparently we don't know the target but we have have a good idea of the time frame for an attack. And we do have something of a general idea of the area the attack may occur: the Arabian penninsula. If true, that probably means Al-Qaeda of the Arabian Penninsula (AQAP) is behind it. Fox News: The Al Qaeda threat that prompted the State Department to issue a worldwide travel alert and close down 21 embassies and consulates for the weekend is serious and 'very specific,' Rep. Peter King, chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, said Friday. "We're not certain exactly where something might happen but it's very specific as to when and it's also very specific as to the fact that it is going to happen, so we have to be on alert everywhere," the New York Republican told WINS-AM. The travel alert was the first of its kind since an announcement preceding the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It came as Washington prepared to close...(Read Full Post)