Wednesday, January 24, 2007

On ABC News

I didn't see the broadcast, but according to this report,

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2007 — - Mimicking the hijackers who executed the Sept. 11 attacks, insurgents reportedly tied to al Qaeda in Iraq considered using student visas to slip terrorists into the United States to orchestrate a new attack on American soil....

"This appears to be the first hard evidence al Qaeda in Iraq was trying to attack us here at home," said ABC News consultant Richard Clarke, former chief counterterrorism adviser on the U.S. National Security Council....

"Anyone willing to go to Iraq to fight American troops is probably willing to try to come to the United States," Clarke said.

Fight them there so that we don't have to fight them here.

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