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Thinking back, is it time to revisit the OKC bombing?

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Submitted by Ewin Barnett (United States), Jan 8, 2004 at 08:47

Pipes rightly suggests we must view the 1993 WTC bombing in light of an un-acknowledged war against the United States. I think there is evidence to suggest that the 1995 OKlahoma City bombing was also in the Al Quaeda orbit as well.

We have the case of John Doe number 2, a man that law enforcement was vigorously looking for. He was variously described as being dark skinned. But judge for yourself how much he looks like Jose Padilla:

http://info.netscape.com/fwd/clk61srurl2/http://search.netscape.com/search.psp?search=%20

We have the curious trips by Terry Nichols' trips to the Philippines which he said were to visit his in-laws, in a town where Abu Sayeff was known to have people. One source reported:

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The AlQaeda drug trafficking connection with Gagan in the plot is significant because of repeated and documented reports since 1995 that Nichols met with AlQaeda (named Abu Sayeff in the Philippines) and Iraqi (Ramzi Youseff) representatives in the Philipines to plan the OKC bombing and to obtain bomb making instructions from Youseff.
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/669330/posts

Lastly, by McVeigh's own statements, he hated the US government and thought the bombing would cause people to rise up and overthrow it. This is the same thing that Ben Ladin expected Arabs to do as a result of his Sept 11 attack. Why the same miscalulation? Maybe it springs from the same flawed strategy framework.

While we're at it, isn't it time to have complete interviews with almost 200 people who said they say a missile rise up from the water and strike TWA flight 800?

http://www.twa800.com/index.htm

What are we afraid of? And why do so many people easily see these events in obvious retrospect? And why do so many in government and the media insist such clarity is only something to be sneered at?

Kindest regards,

Ewin
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