Fort Dix terror plot: Kosovo "blowback".After six foreign-born Muslim men were arrested on May 7 for plotting a suicide attack on the U.S. Army base at Fort Dix, New Jersey, White House spokesman Tony Snow told reporters, "There is no direct evidence of a foreign terrorist tie" to the group.
Although government officials have continued to maintain this line, the American Council for Kosovo asserts there is ample reason to surmise that the planned terror attempt is blowback blow·back
1. The backpressure in an internal-combustion engine or a boiler.
2. Powder residue that is released upon automatic ejection of a spent cartridge or shell from a firearm.
3. from U.S. support for the terrorist Kosovo Liberation Army The Kosovo Liberation Army or KLA (Albanian: Ushtria Çlirimtare e Kosovës or UÇK) was an ethnic Albanian paramilitary extremist group which sought independence for the province of Kosovo from Yugoslavia and Serbia in the late 1990s. (KLA KLA Kosovo Liberation Army
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KLA Kansas Library Association ) and its bid for control of an independent Kosovo carved from the former Yugoslavia. Four of the six men indicted INDICTED, practice. When a man is accused by a bill of indictment preferred by a grand jury, he is said to be indicted. are ethnic Albanians from the Kosovo region.
The pro-KLA policy initiated by the Clinton administration has been continued in the Bush administration by Clinton holdover Nicholas Burns, operating as under secretary of state for political affairs The Under Secretary for Political Affairs is the third ranking position in the United States Department of State, after the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary. The Under Secretary serves as the day-to-day manager of overall regional and bilateral policy issues, and oversees the . The Bush administration, together with leading U.S. Democrats, is supporting the efforts of "prime minister" Agim Ceku, the former chief of the KLA, to gain recognition of Kosovo as an independent nation and membership in the European Union.
As documented by THE NEW AMERICAN eight years ago ("Danger! KLA in the U.S.A.," May 24, 1999), the KLA has been building extensive support networks in the United States. The American Council on Kosovo points out that "major KLA figures have documented links to jihad terror sponsors such as the government of Iran and al-Qaeda, including to Osama bin Laden Osama bin Laden: see bin Laden, Osama. personally."