War on Terror

Peter King: Al Qaeda Threat "Very Specific", Not to Where, But When

State Department has closed embassies across the Muslim world and issued an advisory for Americans travelling abroad

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The Al Qaeda threat that prompted the State Department to issue a worldwide travel alert and close down 22 embassies and consulates for the weekend is serious and 'very specific,' Rep. Peter King, chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, said Friday. 

"We're not certain exactly where something might happen but it's very specific as to when and it's also very specific as to the fact that it is going to happen, so we have to be on alert everywhere," the New York Republican told WINS-AM.

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  1. Wow! This is very frightening. The fact anyone believes Peter Kind, I mean…

    1. Yeah, jeez, Peter King is afraid to get out of bed in the morning because of all the terrorists hiding under his bed.

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  3. NSA to the rescue! Up next, stories about how metadata collection aided in saving the day!

    Does anyone else find this to be very convenient timing for the security hawks?

    I’m not a conspiracy nut; just an observation.

  4. Hey Peter King:

    “Get yer Yankee ass off my property
    Don’t care if the bank gave you a deed
    This farm’s been Cuyler land for generations
    Since we beat back them slinky Japanese
    In the War of 1812 bring our boys home.”

    The South says hello.

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