Ultima Thule

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Sunday, January 29, 2006

MI5 still baffled in bomb plot hunt

By Aussiegirl

Well, this isn't exactly what you want to hear from MI5. What's to figure out -- there are Moslems in your country and they plan to kill you. But perhaps George Tenet was doing some consulting over there on the side.

The Australian: MI5 still baffled in bomb plot hunt [January 30, 2006]

MORE than six months after the worst terrorist attack against Britain, the country's intelligence service, MI5, has admitted it knows almost nothing about why the London bombings happened, a leaked report reveals.

Despite the biggest MI5 and police investigation ever mounted, a secret report for Prime Minister Tony Blair and senior ministers into the July 7 attacks states: "We know little about what three of the bombers did in Pakistan, when attack planning began, how and when the attackers were recruited, the extent of any external direction or assistance and the extent and role of any wider network."


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