Join 3,512 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)


Al-Qaeda behind Madrid massacre?
March 14, 2004 1:31 PM   Subscribe

Al-Qaeda behind Madrid massacre? One piece of evidence I've only seen mentioned in Norway is a document a terrorist research group at the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment found on an Islamist website. The document surveys strategies for forcing the coalition out of Iraq. It mentions Spain as a convenient target, and the election this week as a convenient time to carry it out
posted by Postroad (12 comments total)

 
And how is this thread different from this Al Qaeda thread
of a few hours ago ... ? The blog link itself is hardly best of the web.
posted by Slagman at 1:36 PM on March 14, 2004


Postie - get a grip.
posted by dash_slot- at 1:58 PM on March 14, 2004


sigh
posted by rosswald at 1:58 PM on March 14, 2004


al-qaeda for president 2004.
posted by poopy at 2:50 PM on March 14, 2004


Maybe it was the Homo/Islamofascist Alliance.
posted by homunculus at 3:02 PM on March 14, 2004


I saw a few AlQaeda agents killing Jim Caviezel in that new Mel Gibson film
posted by matteo at 3:30 PM on March 14, 2004


Homunculus, I didn't realize Town Hall was publishing satirical humor columns these days. Guess I picked the wrong day to quit readin it.
posted by billsaysthis at 3:49 PM on March 14, 2004


The new threat... al-Gayda!
posted by Slagman at 3:51 PM on March 14, 2004


Then all the intelligence agencies will need some serious al-Gaydar.
posted by mkn at 6:36 PM on March 14, 2004


The complete text
With this advisory:
It should be noted that the Abu Hafs Al-Masri Brigades claimed responsibility for the August 2003 blackout in the U.S. (which was a large-scale technical failure), calling it "Operation Quick Lightning in the Land of the Tyrant of This Generation."

posted by Slagman at 8:48 PM on March 14, 2004


Operation Quick Lightning in the Land of the Tyrant of This Generation

Man are they good at those catchy slogans.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 9:34 PM on March 14, 2004


Thanks for the link homunculus, I found it rather amusing but then again some will see this warping of the truth as a call to arms.
posted by johnnyboy at 2:22 AM on March 15, 2004


« Older opposition party wins spanish elections. democracy...  |  An unusual solar object... Newer »


This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments