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New York remains on high security
The failed Time Square bombing exposed misconceptions
DEBKAfile DEBKA Weekly May 4, 2010, 12:32 PM (GMT+02:00)

Its tardy identification as a terror conspiracy laid bare the fundamental flaws in the Obama administration's Afghan War policy and the misconceptions at the heart of US methods for combating international terror.

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Times Square in lockdown
Times Square sequel to botched terror by Shoe-bomber Reid, Abdulmutallab
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 2, 2010, 12:14 PM (GMT+02:00)

New York and other US cities are on high terror alert after the failed car bomb attempt to blow up Times Square, New York, Saturday night, May 1. Our terror experts note the similarity in methods of operation between this failed attack and two past bungled al Qaeda attempts to cause massive loss of American life: The British "shoe bomber" Richard Reid in 2002 and the Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on Christmas Day 2009.  New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said the wiring "looked amateurish."
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Time Square, New York, evacuated
NY Mayor Bloomberg: A deadly event prevented
DEBKAfile Special Report May 2, 2010, 6:36 AM (GMT+02:00)

New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters how the police evacuated the heart of Times Square, New York, for several hours Saturday night, May 1 when a smoking bomb car was found there. Shortly after a street vendor alerted the police to smoke coming out of a parked Nissan SUV, the NYPD bomb squad secured an unexploded car bomb improvised from 3 propane tanks, 2 gasoline containers, electric wire, white powder, consumer grade fireworks, electrical wiring and two clocks.

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