Intelligence reports: Oil tanker training now of potential terrorists

Add this to what we are not hearing about. I always felt our energy sources were the most vulnerable and could cause the most damage for anyone who wished us harm. Here is a story that should be front and center. Add to that an earlier post:

Missing Libyan Planes pose threat, Obama lifts ban on attending flight schools

U.S. intelligence agencies last month reported that a group of 22 Yemeni-Americans were training in Houston to be seamen on oil tankers, raising terrorism concerns over the unusual activity.

The Department of Homeland Security issued an Aug. 26 report from its National Terrorism Advisory System about the case.

Reporting revealed that 22 students of Middle Eastern descent from Michigan and California were enrolled in recent maritime training courses in Houston, TX to obtain training, licensing, and/or mariner ratings during calendar year 2014,” the report said. “All students were naturalized U.S. citizens from Yemen.”

The report said the U.S. government received confidential information from intelligence sources indicating suspicions about the Yemeni-Americans attending the seamanship classes. Most of the men were from Dearborn, Michigan, and their training in Texas was considered unusual because other marine training schools are located closer to Michigan.
Read more: Washington Times

4 Responses to “Intelligence reports: Oil tanker training now of potential terrorists”

  1. Steve Dennis Says:

    To double down on Bunkerville’s comment above: what could possibly go wrong…

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  2. Petermc3 Says:

    Imagine the possibilities: knowing that with the weak kneed pimps running western Europe and the US of A considering global warm..sorry- climate change and possible environmental damage taking precedent over killing terrorists and stopping the spread of terrorism, commandered oil tankers could hold the infidel world hostage. What’s next, terrorists in train engineer school hi-jacking Warren Buffet ‘s oil carrying caravans? That might open up the way for the Keystone Pipeline.

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