A picture of San Francisco International Airport has been prominently placed in a propaganda magazine published by Al Qaeda. Meanwhile, the FBI insists there is no specific threat to the Bay Area.
A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a Central Valley college student on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Travelers and U.S. citizens living abroad were warned Friday that terrorist attacks are being planned this month against U.S. and Western targets, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have issued a new warning of vigilance to airports that al-Qaeda might be looking to load smaller airplanes with explosives, but don’t have specific threats.
Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.
Some of the first information gleaned from Osama bin Laden’s compound indicates al-Qaida considered attacking U.S. trains.