NOW WHAT?? Government says ~ WARNING WARNING ~

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So Now what~~~ another "Special Report" 2:55PM Pacific Time. Government tells us Another ATTACK may come this "WEEK"

No description of Attack or more specific information. Great Anyone else getting tired of this CRAPOLA>>

Geno-Ca

-- Geno-Ca (headturbo@hotmail.com), October 29, 2001

Answers

FBI Issues New Terrorism Warning

By KAREN GULLO, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON -- The FBI issued a new terrorism warning today asking Americans and law enforcement to be on the highest alert for possible attacks this week in the United States and abroad.

The alert was based on new information about possible attacks but the information was not "specific as to intended target or intended method," FBI Director Robert Mueller said.

The warning went out to 18,000 law enforcement agencies.

"The administration has concluded based on information that has been developed that there may be additional terrorist attacks within the United States and against U.S. interests over the next week," Attorney General John Ashcroft said.

He said that while the information was not specific, the FBI was issuing the alert to the American people because "they can make good judgments and can understand this kind of information."

The attorney general asked citizens to be patient if they encounter additional security measures and to note any suspicious activities.

"We urge Americans in the course of their normal activities to remain alert and to report unusual circumstances and inappropriate behavior to the appropriate authorities," he said.

Mueller and Ashcroft declined to discuss the nature or source of the information that prompted the warning, saying only that it was deemed credible.

The alert is the second this month. On Oct. 11 the FBI said it had gathered "certain information" that additional terrorism attacks could occur within days.

Earlier today, President Bush was asked whether the government expected more attacks from groups associated with Osama bin Laden, the primary suspect in the Sept. 11 suicide hijackings. Bush said, "We believe the country must stay on alert, that our enemies still hate us."

Underscoring the balancing act that officials face in warning the public but not inciting panic, Bush urged people not to stop their daily activities.

"The American public must go about their lives. I understand it's a fine balance," Bush said.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la- 102901ashcroft_wr.story

-- Martin Thompson (mthom1927@aol.com), October 29, 2001.


FBI Issues New Terrorism Warning

By Karen Gullo Associated Press Writer

Monday, Oct. 29, 2001; 6:13 p.m. EST

WASHINGTON The FBI issued a new terrorism warning Monday asking Americans and law enforcement to be on the highest alert for possible attacks this week in the United States and abroad.

The alert was based on new information that was deemed credible but was "not specific as to intended targets or as to intended methods," FBI Director Robert Mueller said.

The warning went out to 18,000 law enforcement agencies.

"The administration has concluded based on information developed that there may be additional terrorist attacks within the United States and against United States interests over the next week," Attorney General John Ashcroft said.

He said that while the information was not specific, the FBI was issuing the alert to the American people because "they can make good judgments and can understand this kind of information."

The attorney general asked citizens to be patient if they encounter additional security measures and to note any suspicious activities.

"We urge Americans in the course of their normal activities to remain alert and to report unusual circumstances and inappropriate behavior to the appropriate authorities," he said.

Mueller and Ashcroft declined to discuss the nature or source of the information that prompted the warning, saying only that it was deemed credible.

Ashcroft canceled plans to travel to Toronto to address a conference of police chiefs.

The alert is the second this month. On Oct. 11 the FBI said it had gathered "certain information" that additional terrorism attacks could occur within days.

Earlier Monday, President Bush was asked whether the government expected more attacks from groups associated with Osama bin Laden, the primary suspect in the Sept. 11 suicide hijackings. Bush said, "We believe the country must stay on alert, that our enemies still hate us."

Underscoring the balancing act that officials face in warning the public but not inciting panic, Bush urged people not to stop their daily activities.

"The American public must go about their lives. I understand it's a fine balance," Bush said.

Copyright 2001 The Associated Press

-- PHO (owennos@bigfoot.com), October 29, 2001.


I believe these warnings are based upon the NUMBER of communications intercepts--phone, radio, internet, all kinds. The NUMBER of these ratcheted up considerably during the 2 weeks prior to Sept. 11. They are doing so again now. Because we haven't been able to break the code, we don't know what they mean, only that it's something big. Or, it could be disinformation, because the terrorists know we are intercepting them on a regular basis. That's possible, too, I suppose.

-- JackW (jpayne@webtv.net), October 29, 2001.

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