Thwarted Terrorist Attacks

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    Dhiren Barot: Al Qaeda operative facing sentence in Britain for plotting to bomb major financial targets in the United States & Britain.

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    Levar Haley Washington, 28: Admitted committing seditious conspiracy and using a firearm to further that conspiracy on Dec. 14, 2007.

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    The Citigroup Building in New York was among targets in Dhiren Barot's thwarted plans to attack a host of financial industry targets in the United States.

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    The International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. was among targets in Dhiren Barot's thwarted plans to attack a host of financial industry targets in the United States.

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    The New York Stock Exchange was among targets in Dhiren Barot's thwarted plans to attack a host of financial industry targets in the United States.

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    The New York Stock Exchange was among targets in Dhiren Barot's thwarted plans to attack a host of financial industry targets in the United States.

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    The Prudential Building in Newark, New Jersey was among targets in Dhiren Barot's thwarted plans to attack a host of financial industry targets in the United States.

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    The River Thames in London was also targeted for attack by Barot. He was planning to detonate limousines packed with explosives in the underground parking lots of famous London hotels and train stations according to prosecutors.

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    London's Waterloo Station was also targeted for attack by Barot. He was planning to detonate limousines packed with explosives in the underground parking lots of famous London hotels and train stations according to prosecutors.

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    London's King's Cross Station was also targeted for attack by Barot. He was planning to detonate limousines packed with explosives in the underground parking lots of famous London hotels and train stations according to prosecutors.

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    March 2, 2003: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed shown after his capture during a raid in Pakistan. The mastermind of the September 11 attacks also known to have prepared little-known strikes against America's tallest building, the Sears Tower in Chicago, as well as the Empire State Building in New York and the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles

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    June 20, 2003: Iyman Faris is shown. The Ohio truck driver plotted to destroy the Brooklyn Bridge and pleaded guilty to providing material support and resources to Al Qaeda.

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    Robbery suspect Levar Haney Washington is shown in this undated California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation photo. Washington, along with Kevin Lamar James, Hammad Riaz Samana and Gregory Vernon Patterson was involved in a plot to attack National Guard facilities, synagogues, the Israeli consulate and Los Angeles International Airport by using money raised from robberies of gas stations.

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    Dec. 24, 2001: Richard Reid, the suspect who tried to set off explosives hidden in his shoes onboard American Airlines jet, is shown.

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    May 8, 2007: Artist's drawing shows Eljvir Duka and Shain Duka, left to right, brothers accused of plotting to attack the Fort Dix Army base, during their court appearance at the U.S. District Courthouse in Camden, N.J.

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    Sept. 18, 2002: Terror suspects arrested in Buffalo, N.Y.: (top, left to right) Mukhtar Ali Al-Bakri, Sahim A. Alwan and Faysal H. Galab; (bottom, left to right) Yahya Goba, Shafal A. Mosed and Yasein A. Taher.

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