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Re: from bbc site

On Sep 12, 2001 Mr Extraordinary <blissful.confusion@btREMOVETHISinternet.com> wrote
   in <3b9feb8b.106369292@news.btinternet.com>:

> On Wed, 12 Sep 2001 20:59:42 GMT, mogga@*btinternet.com (Mogga) wrote:

> >it emerges that the White House and Air Force One were also targets.
> What makes them so damn sure????????
> Is there something they're not telling us???????

Yes.  They were asked that in the press conference and said something like
"we are not telling you how we know that, but we had specific and credible
information ... "

> To know (for sure) that these were definate targets they must have
> gained inside information on terrorist plans.

Certainly.  Quick work to pick up an informent that quickly.
Alternatively, there may have been intercepted communication stored
somewhere which hadn't been analysized until after the incident.

But it is extremely plausible that the information came to light quickly,
but only after they knew where to look.


Jeffrey Goldberg
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