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Friday, October 29, 2010

Terror Plot By Yemeni-Based Al-Qaeda Branch Foiled
Updated with Video

United Arab Emirates Flight 201 lands at JFK in New York after being escorted by two F-15s

A terror plot by the Yemeni Branch of Al-Qaeda has been foiled. The plot involved sending several explosive packages to synagogues in Chicago.

An explosive-laden package was intercepted in Dubai, another on a cargo jet at Midlands in the United Kingdom and planes were searched at Philadelphia and JFK Airports.

President Obama makes a statement regarding a foiled terror plot against synagogues in Chicago

President Obama made a brief address to the nation concerning the series of incidents. Here is the video of that statement:

Robert Brennan participates in a Press Conference to relay information regarding several explosive devices that were intercepted on their way to synagogues in Chicago 
Screengrab courtesy Fox News desktop Player

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs relayed a timeline of events in the current terror plot and John Brennan, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, made a statement and took questions along with Robert Gibbs. I will have either the audio or video posted of that later


Here is the audio:


Here is the full briefing, including the statement from the President and the Press Conference that followed:

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