Brooklyn Bomb Scare By DAN BARRY (Published: August 03, 1997)An alleged plan by two Palestinian men to set off bombs in Brooklyn wasthwarted by a police raid, but the specifics of the plot were chilling enough torattle New York City. Law enforcement officials say that Lafi Khalil and Ghazi AbuMaizar planned to detonate bombs in a crowded subway station and acommuter bus, possibly as part of a suicide mission. Acting on a tip from afriend of the suspects, the police burst into a darkened Brooklyn apartmentThursday and shot the two men, authorities said, just as one of them wasreaching for an explosive device.
Partnership at Work• Pre-attack• Pre 9/11• Pre CAT Eyes trained What could a CAT Eyes trained citizen’s instincts do in a post 9/11 world?Yu Kikimura, a member of the Japanese Red Army charged with plotting to bomb the U.S. Army Recruiting Station in New York City in retaliation for U.S. air strike against Libya in 1986
Domestic TerrorismIncludes terrorist activity conducted by groups orindividuals who are U.S. citizens that are based andoperate entirely within the US without foreigndirection and whose terrorist acts are directed atelements of the U.S.Government or society.
International Terrorism Includes terrorist activity committed by groups orindividuals that crosses national boundaries. Theseboundaries can be both physical as well as cultural.
Dismiss Popular Television Myths• Terrorists are not all male• Terrorists are not all “religious nuts”• Terrorists won’t come at you screaming and wearing hoods• Surveillance teams will not be wearing trench coats, but rather will attempt to blend in to the surrounding area