According to the Washington Free Beacon, Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence agencies recently issued a warning that the jets could be used in terrorist attacks across North Africa.
Over the past two weeks, intelligence reports of the stolen planes were handed out within the U.S. Government. Among the reports was a warning that one or more of the airplanes could be used in an attack later this month on the date marking the anniversaries of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against New York and Washington, D.C. and the terrorist attack in Benghazi, said U.S. officials familiar with the reports.
“We found out on September 11 what can happen with hijacked planes,” said an official.
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