Can you say "The Siege"? Bruce
WIllis's part will likely NOT be played by Colin Powell.
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TERROR THREATS HIT AMERICA - from the Drudge
Osama bin Laden may be planning a strike on Washington or New
York, TIME magazine is reporting in fresh editions. Just as, U.S. embassies in
four Persian Gulf countries were warning Sunday night of a "strong
possibility" that terrorists might attempt an attack against one or more
U.S. targets in the region in the coming weeks.
According to reports,
the U.S. government has obtained information indicating "a strong
possibility that terrorist elements are planning an attack against U.S. targets
in the gulf, possibly in the next 30 days."
The U.S. issued the
warning on Sunday to Americans in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United
Arab Emirates. The warning was "unusually precise," reports the NEW
YORK TIMES on Monday. "And it was backed up by a show of particular
concern." In Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Fifth Fleet, nearly 1,000
U.S. military personnel have been put under curfew and told not to gather in
But the Laden scare also is being felt domestically,
intelligence sources tell TIME they have evidence that bin Laden may be planning
his boldest move yet--a strike on Washington or possibly New York City in an
eye-for-an-eye retaliation. "We've hit his headquarters, now he hits
ours," a State tells TIME.