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British police were finally able to convict three men of plotting to blow up a series of transatlantic airplanes in a planned terrorist attack that would have potentially been “three times more deadly than the 9/11 attacks.” Today, British intelligence officials are saying that former Vice President Dick Cheney “nearly destroyed” efforts to bring the bomb plotters to justice by ordering the arrest of a suspect before all the evidence was gathered:

Dick Cheney, the former US Vice President, nearly destroyed Britain’s efforts to bring the airline bomb plotters to justice, police and intelligence experts said today.

By ordering the early arrest of Rashid Rauf, the bombers’ link man in Pakistan, Washington forced British police to detain the suspects in the UK before all the evidence had been gathered, it was claimed.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:20 PM on Sep. 9, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (2)
  • Muslim extremists monitoring news sites must be laughing with glee when they see us take pot shots at each other across the Atlantic. Despite our apparent differences especially in operational matters, we can be proud that our governments cooperate well to make in progress in Afghanistan.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:29 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • Not happy with ruining his own country, the Dick Master goes over seas

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:39 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

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