Explosive Ordnance Disposal Caucus

After No Pipe Bomb Explosions, Experts Say Packages Likely Meant to Scare Not Kill

After No Pipe Bomb Explosions, Experts Say Packages Likely Meant to Scare Not Kill Written by: Zachary Stieber Published by: The Epoch Times The devices sent to former presidents and other top former and current officials appear designed to scare rather than kill, according to some experts. The analysis comes after none of the 11 suspicious packages containing what appeared to be pipe bombs exploded and investigators said that at least some could not have exploded due to flaws in the designs. “W...

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Improvised bombs 'tricky' to handle, Arkansas congressman says

Improvised bombs 'tricky' to handle, Arkansas congressman says Written by: Frank Lockwood Published by: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., knows a thing or two about bombs and the harm they can do. Decades ago, he served as an explosive ordnance disposal technician in the Army. "I'm a second-generation bomb tech. My dad was a bomb tech, too," the Republican from Jonesboro said. From 1985-88 he was assigned to the 56th Ordnance Detachment in Fort Indiantown G...

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The FOX News Rundown 10/25/2018

The FOX News Rundown 10/25/2018 Written by: Fox News Radio Over the past few days, various suspicious packages containing bombs were found targeting certain public officials and former lawmakers. Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR) and Congressmen John Delaney (D-MD) have condemned the acts of terrorism and discuss whether the divisiveness leading up to midterms played a key role in these attacks. He was once a "Never-Trumper" but after the tense Kavanaugh hearings, senior contributor for The Feder...

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Bombs Meant ‘to Get Attention’ and ‘Strike Fear,’ Explosives Expert Says

Bombs Meant ‘to Get Attention’ and ‘Strike Fear,’ Explosives Expert Says Written by: Kathryn Blackhurst Published by: LifeZette Whoever sent suspicious packages containing bombs to several prominent Democrats and CNN’s New York bureau likely designed them “to get attention,” to “be caught” and “to strike fear” into the intended recipients, Rep. Rick Crawford (R-Ark.) said on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday. “I think it was probably designed to get attention. It was designed to be caught...

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Were mailed pipe bombs designed to explode?

Were mailed pipe bombs designed to explode? Published by: Fox News LAURA INGRAHAM, HOST: I'm Laura Ingraham. This is "The Ingraham Angle" from Washington and this is a Fox News alert. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Those engaged in the political arena must stop treating political opponents as being morally defective. You have to do that. The language of moral condemnation and destructive routine, these are arguments and disagreements that have to stop. No one should carelessly compar...

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