Just idle talk over tea. Maybe there was no football game to watch, so the conversation naturally gravitated toward the mass murder of Infidels. “Indonesia terror suspects allegedly talked about targeting embassies,” by Kathy Quiano for CNN, August 11:
Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) — An Indonesian official said suspected members of a terror cell arrested in the past week were “chatting” about targeting foreign embassies, but it is not clear whether they planned to follow through.
Ansyaad Mbai, head of a government anti-terror desk, said he could not confirm that the group was targeting the U.S., U.K. and Australian embassies.
“They were just chatting about it, but it’s not confirmed,” Mbai said.
He said the five suspected terrorists were talking about targeting the embassies during police interrogations.
Mbai confirmed one of the main targets was the national police headquarters “because they conducted surveillance and took photos of the building,” he said.
On Monday, Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was arrested for playing a key role in the establishment of a militant training camp in Indonesia’s Aceh region, authorities said.
Bashir — a religious leader known for his anti-Western rhetoric — has been arrested twice previously for his activities in connection with militant groups. He was detained in West Java and later brought to the national police headquarters for further questioning….