Thursday, June 3, 2010

Damn plotting?

While this would be an extremely dangerous situation no matter who did it I can't help but wonder if there are any Jihadists possibly involved in this plot.

Don't forget there is an alert out for potential terrorists from Somalia trying to cross the southern US Border.

What if they strike up a mutual working agreement with some of the drug cartels using oil money and the like?


Bomb plot alert at Falcon Dam
By Dane Schiller and James Pinkerton - Houston Chronicle 

An alleged plot by a Mexican drug cartel to blow up a dam along the Texas border — and unleash billions of gallons of water into a region with millions of residents — sent American police, federal agents and local disaster officials scrambling last month to thwart such an attack, authorities confirmed Wednesday.

Whether the cartel, which is known to have stolen bulk quantities of gunpowder and dynamite, could have taken down the five-mile-long Falcon Dam may never be known.

But it may have been derailed by a stepped-up presence by the Mexican military, acting in part on intelligence from the U.S. government, sources said.

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