TwitterFacebook

New Swedish Hijack Details

• Views: 818

The Swedish security police seem to be trying to play down the attempted hijacking incident, at a “politically sensitive time.”

Margareta Linderoth, a Sapo official responsible for several departments including the one handling international terrorism, denied that police believed the arrested man was planning to attack an embassy or that four more men were being sought.

“I have never heard that the man has planned to do what you say he has,” she told Reuters. “We are not looking for four other men.”

Linderoth told Swedish radio that the suspect had taken flying lessons in the United States but had not completed his training. It was possible he had qualified since then, she said.

Another Sapo source told Reuters the security police were working on the theory that the group were planning to crash at least one plane, and possibly more, into a U.S. embassy. They did not know which embassy had been targeted.

An LGF reader emailed us with many details we haven’t read elsewhere; following are his translations from Aftonbladet articles.

——————————

Following Reuters’ earlier report quoting a security official from SÄPO confirming Chatty’s intention to crash the plane into a US Embassy, the SÄPO Security Service’s Head of Counter-Terrorism, Margareta Linderoth denies that the agency has any such information, in an interview with Swedish radio.

- “The suspect has not made the kind of confessions regarding any intention to crash into a US Embassy that Reuters is reporting”, she said.

The Counter-Terrorism chief created an uproar in Sweden last year, when she said she could “understand Swedish Muslims who go to training camps in Afghanistan, as they are merely fighting for what they believe in”.

Asked to confirm statements from British police to the effect that British anti-terrorism expertise had been sent to Sweden to assist in the investigations of the hijacking attempt, Mrs. Linderoth denied, saying the Scotland Yard was not needed.

- “We’re handling this ourselves”.

Link.

Despite Mrs. Linderoth’s sudden retractions, American embassies in Europe were put on alert, and French media highlighted the fact that Kerim Chatty had close links to the Shoe-Bomber, Richard Reid. Both are members of the puritan Islamic so-called Salafi Movement ( the doctrine of which the 9/11 hijackers, the notorious British Islamic group Al Mujahiroun and the arrested European al-Qaida suspects also adhered to).

Meanwhile, John Trautman of the North American Institute of Aviation (NAIA) revealed to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that Kerim Chatty had been a student at the South Carolina Conway Flight School (1700 Airport Road in Conway, South Carolina) between September 1996 and June of 1997.

He was training to become a pilot of smaller planes, but NAIA says it is probable he is able to command bigger aircraft as well.

Link.
Link.

Involved with the Yugoslav mafia in Stockholm, working with Dragan Joksovic who was murdered in 1998, Kerim Chatty was armed like a small army. In 1998, police found automatic weapons, silencers and machine guns in his car.

Kerim Chatty’s friends say he became deeply religious in recent years and stopped drinking, went to the Stockholm mosque and let his beard grow.

Checked by highway police in 1999, he told the officers he had stopped making trouble, and had committed to praying five times a day.

In 2000, the once amateur actor considered emigrating to Saudi-Arabia or Yemen to study.

Directly after the September 11 terrorist attacks in the US, he traveled on a pilgrimage to Mecca.

Link.

(In the link above, see image of battered American marine, and murdered mafia colleague.)

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
Take advantage of our New Year subscription special, and save 25% off the normal subscription price! For a limited time, one-year ad-free subscriptions are just $59.95. Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing now and save!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2014-12-15 2:06 pm PST

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
Thanos
Nathan Freitas: The Great Firewall Inverts
There's a false Yellow Peril that the populist demagogues used to propagate to spread fear and xenophobia against Asian minorities in the US. That's the past however, and this is now. The last large scale Communist country on the planet ...

1 hour, 30 minutes ago
Views: 62 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Rightwingconspirator
Open Carry Rifles & Cop Watching-Most Dangerous Convergence This Week
Watkins, a bartender by day, is the coordinator for Open Carry Tarrant County, a hybrid of the cop-watching and open carry movements. The small band of gun-toting Texans warns motorists of DUI checkpoints and speed traps. They also show ...

3 days, 4 hours ago
Views: 547 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
Ace-o-aces
Charles C. Johnson Is Still Looking for Investors.
4 days, 5 hours ago
Views: 668 • Comments: 7
Tweets: 9 • Rating: 8
FemNaziBitch
PEDESTAL ELITES: Why Women Supporting Rapist Friendly Judges Are the Scariest of All Americans
Why Republican women supporting rapist friendly judges are the scariest of all Americans Posted on May 20, 2014 by bonnie russell I always vote, and don't engage with those who don't. Also, my vote leans to issues, not a ...

5 days, 10 hours ago
Views: 697 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 3
Rocky-in-Connecticut
Sports Hero Gang Sign Shame
you know those professional athlete thugs- always flashing gang signs along with his baby mama. Fine example these two are. I expect Fox News and right wing blogs to have this as their cover story pronto. instagram.com Or maybe not. ...

6 days, 1 hour ago
Views: 498 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Skip Intro
Republican Net Neutrality Bill Would Gut FCC’s Authority Over Broadband
The party of pure evil strikes again. Net neutrality legislation unveiled by Republicans today would gut the ability of the Federal Communications Commission to regulate the broadband industry. As expected, the bill forbids the FCC from reclassifying broadband as a ...

6 days, 9 hours ago
Views: 453 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 2 • Rating: 5
The Vicious Babushka
Wingnuts Spend MLK Day Spewing Racism & Lies
The usual [wingnut]HURR HURR MLK WAS A REPUBLICAN & ALL TEH DEMOCRATS IS TEH RACIST LIKE THERE HERO ROBERT BYRD!!!! LBJ SAID TEH N WORD!!! HURR HURR[/wingnut] #tcot MLK Day

6 days, 13 hours ago
Views: 901 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 73 • Rating: 4
Michael McBacon
Praise - Marvin Gaye
I've been on a Marvin Gaye kick lately and thought I'd post this song. Enjoy.

1 week ago
Views: 487 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
John Vreeland
John McAfee: ‘I know who hacked Sony Pictures - and it wasn’t North Korea’
"I can guarantee they are wrong. It has to do with a group of hackers - I will not name them - who are civil libertarians and who hate the confinement the restrictions the music industry and the movie ...

1 week ago
Views: 820 • Comments: 3
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 3
Lumberhead
Shopping While Black: The Role of Race in Retail
The researchers asked the subjects a series of questions about certain behaviors they had encountered while shopping or advertisements they had noticed, and broke out the results by race. They found that across the board, non-white Americans--and especially black ...

1 week, 1 day ago
Views: 702 • Comments: 8
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 4
 Frank says:

It was 11 o'clock upon a friday nite...you know that me an' her were feelin' outasite....yeah 20 reds and a big ol' pile of weed...ya know we drank some wine and then we LSD'd...well Chrissy puked twice and jumped on my bike...she said fire it up because you know what I like...then she burned her leg on the tailpipe then and said shiter-ree and puked again.... -- From a series of bootlegs that were recorded i n the 3 European tours that I travelled with during my illustrious military career in Pirmasens W. Germany....11/76-6/79...most of the quotes came from the live titties and beer versions with fz and skinny little terry ted bozio. Definitely in Paris, Stutgart and outside of Kaiserslaughtern ( K-Town )