Terrorism http://kplu.org en FBI: Raid of Minn. home disrupted 'terror attack' http://kplu.org/post/fbi-raid-minn-home-disrupted-terror-attack <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">The FBI believes authorities disrupted "a localized terror attack" in its planning stages when they arrested a man after converging on a western Minnesota mobile home that contained Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms, the agency said Monday.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">Buford Rogers, 24, of Montevideo, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He remained in federal custody Monday and it was not clear if he had an attorney.</p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 16:04:27 +0000 The Associated Press 8673 at http://kplu.org Portland City Employee Is Arrested, Accused In Pakistan Terror Attack Of 2009 http://kplu.org/post/portland-city-employee-arrested-accused-2009-terror-attack A Portland, Ore., resident was arrested Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. The FBI alleges that Reaz Qadir Khan, 48, gave money and advice to a man involved in a deadly 2009 suicide bomb attack on the headquarters of Pakistan's intelligence service in Lahore.<p>The attack resulted in an estimated 30 deaths and 300 injuries. Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen, could face a maximum sentence of life in prison if he is found guilty. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:19:18 +0000 Bill Chappell 7912 at http://kplu.org Portland City Employee Is Arrested, Accused In Pakistan Terror Attack Of 2009 Couple to mark anniversary of terror attacks and their wedding http://kplu.org/post/couple-mark-anniversary-terror-attacks-and-their-wedding <p>Reflections of a north Idaho couple who had scheduled their wedding for September 15, 2001:</p><p><strong>Dave: </strong>&quot;My name&#39;s David Boyer.&quot;</p><p><strong>Heather:</strong> &quot;I am Dave&#39;s wife, Heather Boyer. Oh, you always hope on your wedding day that people are going to be happy and joyous.&quot;</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 16:52:38 +0000 Jessica Robinson 2522 at http://kplu.org Couple to mark anniversary of terror attacks and their wedding Former 9/11 Commissioner says intelligence changes made a difference http://kplu.org/post/former-911-commissioner-says-intelligence-changes-made-difference <p>Former U.S. Senator from Washington state, Slade Gorton,&nbsp; says the killing of bin Laden is proof that intelligence agencies in the United States have improved.&nbsp; Gorton sat on the 9/11 Commission, which investigated the terrorist attacks. Tue, 03 May 2011 21:07:15 +0000 Paula Wissel 1530 at http://kplu.org Former 9/11 Commissioner says intelligence changes made a difference Bin Laden's Last Stand: A Fiery Raid In Pakistan http://kplu.org/post/bin-ladens-last-stand-fiery-raid-pakistan Helicopters descended out of darkness on the most important counterterrorism mission in U.S. history. It was an operation so secret, only a select few U.S. officials knew what was about to happen.<p>The location was a fortified compound in an affluent area north of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. Mon, 02 May 2011 17:49:11 +0000 1441 at http://kplu.org Bin Laden's Last Stand: A Fiery Raid In Pakistan Bin Laden: From millionaire's son to most-wanted http://kplu.org/post/bin-laden-millionaires-son-most-wanted Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Obama said Sunday. Bin Laden was 54.<p>A small team of Americans killed bin Laden in a firefight at a compound in Pakistan, the president said in a dramatic late-night statement at the White House.<p>Details about bin Laden's death are still emerging. Mon, 02 May 2011 06:01:41 +0000 Mary Louise Kelly 1301 at http://kplu.org Bin Laden: From millionaire's son to most-wanted Osama bin Laden is dead http://kplu.org/post/osama-bin-laden-dead <p>A small team of Americans killed Osama bin&nbsp;Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, in a firefight Sunday at a compound in Pakistan, President Obama said in a dramatic late-night statement at the White House.</p><p>A jubilant crowd gathered outside the White House as word spread. of bin Laden&#39;s death after a global manhunt that lasted nearly a decade.</p><blockquote><p><strong>&quot;Justice has been done,&quot; Obama said.</strong></p></blockquote><p> Mon, 02 May 2011 02:55:23 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 1299 at http://kplu.org Osama bin Laden is dead FBI document reveals Spokane backpack bomb was radio-controlled http://kplu.org/post/fbi-document-reveals-spokane-backpack-bomb-was-radio-controlled <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958144.mp3</p><p>The backpack bomb found along the route of Spokane&rsquo;s Martin Luther King Day Parade was supposed to be triggered remotely using a car alarm receiver. That&rsquo;s according to a newly uncovered FBI document.</p><p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:25:28 +0000 Jessica Robinson & KPLU News Staff 1018 at http://kplu.org FBI document reveals Spokane backpack bomb was radio-controlled