Is the Bush Administration Planning a Code Red Alert?
Global Research August 2, 2004 The Bush Administration has triggered yet another Orange Code Alert, based on so-called “credible” information that al Qaeda is planning to attack the Washington based international financial institutions including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the New York Stock Exchange. “This is not the usual chatter. This is multiple sources that involve extraordinary detail,” Tom Ridge said. Following are excerpts of Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge’s news conference in which he announced raising the terror threat level to orange in NYC, Washington DC and Newark. N.J: RIDGE: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. President Bush has told you and I have reiterated the promise that when we have specific credible information, that we will share it. This afternoon we do have new and unusually specific information about where Al Qaida would like to attack. And, as a result, today the United States government is raising the threat level to code oran