AP Sources: 2 Terror Suspects May Be US Citizens

Government officials say at least two of the men suspected of being involved in a possible al-Qaida attack to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks are believed to be U.S. citizens or have U.S. traveling documents.

The officials say the information comes from a single source and it has not been confirmed.

One official says the would-be attackers' primary goal is to set off a car bomb, but if that proves impossible, they have been ordered to find some other way to cause violence. The tipster says the would-be attackers are of Arab descent and may speak Arabic as well as English.

The officials say the tips reached the CIA by way of a long-term source in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region who has proven reliable in the past. They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the investigation.


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  • by LeAnn on Sep 10, 2011 at 11:10 PM
    why are whites always terrorizing dark skinned people all over the world???? maybe the terrorist were sick of Bush & his buddies nosing in their business & attacking their children. The US was always dropping bombs (Desert Shield) & killing innocent Iraqi citizens who had nothing to do with terrorism. But whites in the US don't care as long as a dark skinned is killed it seems.
  • by Caitlyn on Sep 10, 2011 at 10:55 PM
    Some Aerican Indians probably scratching their heads.....ummmm......which terrorists, original terrorists????, because this country had terrorists invade it and kill many of us Indians off long, long, long before 9/11
  • by MJG Location: Greenville on Sep 10, 2011 at 02:20 PM
    Terrorist may yet put prayer back into our lives, our schools, our ballgames, our courts... just hope it's not in Arabic.
  • by dumb on Sep 10, 2011 at 11:26 AM
    WOW!!! Another threat from....hmmm a 20-35 year old male from the middle east that's of muslim faith? How could that be? If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and walks like a duck,it couldn't possibly be one! That's profiling.....political correctness will be the death of this country!!!!!!
  • by Tyee Location: Hyde County on Sep 10, 2011 at 10:55 AM
    Double agents present great problems wherever they are, period.
  • by just a girl Location: washington on Sep 10, 2011 at 10:23 AM
    They need to check all these dudes buying all the gas stations and tobacco shops and the hotels. My theory they are all gonna get together and on 1 certain day they r gonna blow all the gas stations up at one time. And to think we r supporting. them.....they really need to check those people if u walk into one of their stations everyone of them have laptop n they r talking on their little earbuds in their language. I don't know just seems suspicious to me and its not just around here they r everywhere.
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Sep 10, 2011 at 01:47 PM in reply to just a girl
      Scary thought; how about not spreading it around lest one of 'them' decides to implement it. Personally, I'd never had that thought. However now, you've put it out there. Be careful what you say, as you can bring negativity upon yourself, if you pronounce it with your mouth.
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      by GROW UP on Sep 10, 2011 at 03:58 PM in reply to just a girl
      girl,they are cowards.They are here to take over.They are not going to blow their own way of life up.
  • by anon on Sep 10, 2011 at 09:06 AM
    Yep and now Obama passed a law that allows all of them to become citizens, get housing, and government benefits that our tax dollars pay for. So not only are we allowing them into our country just so they can turn around and cause havic but we are also paying for them to live here. Wow what a President we have! Our own people cannot get help but we sure can give all these terrorist money to live among us.
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      by uh on Sep 10, 2011 at 11:19 AM in reply to anon
      Which law did Obama pass that allows them to become citizens, get housing and government benefits? Just curious.
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        by Anonymous on Sep 10, 2011 at 03:37 PM in reply to uh
        Back door amensty. Like what his aunt has gotten and soon his uncle.
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      by Clifton on Sep 10, 2011 at 01:39 PM in reply to anon
      Let me be perfectly clear on this post. I AM NOT A OBAMA FAN. But the Bush regime announced on TV, before he left the White House, that the US would be bringing 40,000 to 100,000 people from the middle east to live right here amid us, simply because it was our civic duty to them as they were helping us with the war on terrorism and their families would soon be in danger of being discovered by our enemies.
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      by Party of Idiots on Sep 10, 2011 at 03:39 PM in reply to anon
      Another mis-informed Fox viewer, I wouldn't ID my name either. What law was that? The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency expects to deport about 400,000 people this fiscal year(2009), nearly 10 percent above the Bush administration's 2008 total and 25 percent more than were deported in 2007. The pace of company audits has roughly quadrupled since President George W. Bush's final year in office.
  • by Fast And Furious Location: blah on Sep 10, 2011 at 07:20 AM
    The title sounds like it could be eric holder and obama.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 10, 2011 at 06:47 AM
    Sounds like a job Hoffa and Obama would plan.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Sep 10, 2011 at 06:15 AM
    Yep; we let 'em in, being the politically correct country we are, then have a hissy fit when they carry out their well-laid plans.
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