Today we learn of something subtly hinted upon in this past week’s episode of the Sopranos. Except in this case it was far from a HBO series and who knows if the Russian mob tipped Scotland Yard or not? Very interesting coincidence when contrasted with the one scene where the Feds about seeking help from the mob to uncover terrorist plots. Freaky. [Hat tip: Gateway Pundit]
Gateway Pundit: Terrorist on Trial Has Atom Bomb Links!: “A terrorist on trial in Great Britain is accused of discussions to buy a nuclear bomb from the Russian mafia. Sky News has this:
One of the suspected terrorists on trial for allegedly plotting a nationwide bombing campaign has been linked to a nuclear weapon. An Old Bailey jury was told Salahuddin Amin had been involved in discussions to buy an atomic bomb.
The prosecution said contact had been made with the Russian mafia in Belgium to buy the radio-isotope device. Seven men – all British citizens – are on trial accused of conspiring to cause explosion. The prosecution claims the gang planned to blow up pubs, nightclubs, trains and also considered hitting the UK’s power infrastructure.
They wanted to blow up ‘the biggest nightclub’ in central London, prosecutor David Waters QC said. In February, 2004, they were allegedly overheard discussing bomb targets. Mr Waters said: ‘Jawad Akbar referred to attacks upon the utilities, gas, water or electrical supplies. ‘Alternatively, a big nightclub in central London might be a target.’
All the accused deny conspiring to cause explosions between January 1, 2003 and March 31, 2004.” More…