Saturday, January 23, 2010


JANUARY 23, 2010 - Late this week, the U.K. raised it's terror alert to "Severe," its second-highest level, but gave no reason for the action. "The highest level of security alert is 'critical,' and that means an attack is imminent, and we're not at that level," British Home Secretary Alan Johnson said on British television. This weekend, we're hearing that Al Qaeda is training female suicide bombers, and may be about to unleash them. It is not publicly know whether the 'Gal suicide bomber' alert is directly related to - or the cause of - a worldwide elevation of terror alerts. Meanwhile, the heightened alert levels come even as Syria partially mobilizes reserves as tensions rise on Israel's northern border. (See a video report below.) Eleven Nations Raise Preparedness Levels The following is excerpted from an ominous report at DebkaFile: In the last three days, the governments of eleven countries have scrambled to elevate their preparedness levels for Islamist terror, or enforced extraordinarily stringent security measures. Another six governments have pursued these steps without fanfare. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22-23, India placed its airlines and airports and those of all of South East Asia -Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka - on alert for a possible airplane hijacking by al Qaeda or Lashkar-e-Taibem. The UK elevated its terror threat level from "substantial" to "severe" - one below top and suspended direct British airline flights to and from Yemen....Yemen itself stopped issuing entry visas at Sanaa airport. Full Article... RELATED: UK expects terrorist attack – threat severe Vancouverite Airport security on lookout for possible female terrorists NECN Indian hijack plot caused new UK terror alert Times Online New terror alert: 'American looking' female suicide bombers American Thinker FBI faked terror alerts to get phone records Register Indian flights over SE Asia on hijack alert Delhi airport put on heightened alert Hindustan Times Leave a Comment * Conservative T-Shirts * Follow CNB on Twitter * RSS Feed