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John Doe S.O.S.
Chee-bomber, chee-bomber. Plus: Whither the John Doe amendment?
Crying over spilled water.
Update: New WashTimes article on the report here. This weekend, dogged Washington Times reporter Audrey Hudson previewed a Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s report on the handling–and mishandling–of Flight 327. Longtime readers will remember this incident as an airline security object lesson on the need for passengers to say something when they see something. […]
On July 26, the ambassador of Syria had an outraged letter published in the Washington Times regarding Northwest Flight 327: I am responding to Audrey Hudson’s article “Scouting jetliners for new attacks” (Page 1, Thursday). We are shocked by this article. It only reflects paranoia verging on the point of hysterics. The woman mentioned most […]
Looks like Washington is paying attention to the Annie Jacobsen story. The Washington Times reports that “federal officials were summoned to Capitol Hill yesterday to brief Senate and House Judiciary Committee staff in response to reports of the incident, and the Federal Air Marshals Association requested a meeting with top officials in the Homeland Security […]
From the never-ending Flight 327 files…Writer Heather Wilhelm looked a bit closer at the Syrian Wayne Newton Nour Mehana’s tunes. Not exactly Danke Schoen. Heather reports: Mr. Mehana has a nice little song on his recent CD, by the way. It’s called “Um El Shaheed.” In English, that’s “Mother of a Martyr.” I noticed “Um […]
In an article published late Friday night, “Misbehaving Syrians Carried Expired Visas (registration required),” the Dallas Morning News confirmed that 13 members of Nour Mehana had expired visas at the time of their June 29 flight on Northwest 327: Thirteen Syrian musicians whose behavior aboard a June flight stirred suspicions and talks of “dry runs” […]
Following the lead of anonymous air marshals (see Eric Leonard’s KFI news story), some in the blogosphere are piling on Annie Jacobsen. One blogger calls her a “sniveling little twit.” Kevin Drum pooh-poohs “Panic in the Skies.” Armed Liberal advises Annie to take a “chill pill.” And Commissar at Politburo Diktat writes: We are freaking […]