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Homeland Security

UK Urban Targets Plot

Disrupted Terrorist Plotting

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Possible Method(s)Explosives
Possible Target(s)Urban targets
Center of GravityUnited Kingdom
Plot Started Mid 2004
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAccording to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence, the United States and its allies disrupted a plot to attack urban targets in the United Kingdom with explosives. Some leads for the plot came from the interrogation of prisoners.1
1"Summary of The High Value Terrorist Detainee Program," press release, Director of National Intelligence, Sept. 6, 2006.
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