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Turkey foils Obama assassination plot

April 6, 2009

Turkish officials announced Monday that a Syrian man planned to assassinate Barack Obama while the President visited Ankara.  The man supposedly forged Al-Jazeera press credentials and planned to stab the President during his visit.  He was aided by three accomplices.

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The assassin’s name has not been released yet.  Turkish officials called Al-Jazeera press and asked if they knew the man before the arrest, they did not, and the man was quickly arrested.

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Full Story: Jerusalem Post