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Package Bombs on Cargo Planes


Package Bombs on Cargo Planes

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Following the discovery of two suspicious packages containing explosive materials on cargo flights ultimately bound for Chicago, Illinois, START has compiled background information on:

  • Terrorists' Use of Explosives
  • Targeting Airplanes with Explosives
  • Al Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)
  • Terrorist Activity in Chicago
  • Religious Targets in the United States

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