'Shoot Down Air Force One'
A BRITISH arms dealer was arrested in America yesterday over a suspected plot to assassinate President Bush. He was held after smuggling a Russian surface to air missile into the US. He was caught on an undercover FBI agent’s tape saying he wanted it to shoot down a large passenger plane. And BBC correspondent Tom Mangold told News 24: “The man behind the operation was looking for terrorists who would fire the missile at Air Force One – the president’s plane.” But the FBI claimed the plot to kill Bush was “a false report”. Spokesman Bill Evanina said: “There was no danger or suggestion that Air Force One was being targeted or even thought of as a target.” The Indian born man was arrested by the FBI at a hotel in Newark, New Jersey, in an international sting by MI5, MI6, the FBI and Russian agents. Full Story