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Package Bombs on Cargo Planes


Package Bombs on Cargo Planes


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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