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FEMA To Help Run 8-Day Disaster & Terror Drill

Hmmmm... air strikes planned against Iran that week?
FEMA To Help Run 8-Day Disaster & Terror Drill
Lee Rogers

FEMA announced recently that they will be conducting a
national disaster exercise called National Level
Exercise 2-08 (NLE 2-08) from May 1st through May 8th.
The purpose of this exercise is to prepare and respond
to multiple incidents including natural disasters and
terrorist incidents. Specifically the exercise
involves a Category 4 hurricane impacting the Mid
Atlantic Coast and the National Capitol Region as well
as multiple terrorist attacks in Washington State, an
accidental chemical agent release in Oregon and
assorted aerospace events in North American airspace.
Considering that the U.S. government conducted drills
and exercises like Operation Northern Vigilance,
Tripod II, among others to serve as cover for the
government sponsored false flag terror attacks of
9/11, we need to pay close attention to these
government sponsored drills and exercises. A similar
scenario also occurred during the 7/7 terror attacks
in London. On that day, drills depicting events
mirroring the actual terror attacks were run at the
exact same time the bombings took place. The odds of
these being two completely random events is so
incredibly unlikely that it boggles the mind. NLE 2-08
is a wide ranging exercise that will include not only
FEMA but the Department of Homeland Security, U.S.
Transportation Command, the National Guard,
USNORTHCOM, NORAD and Canada Command. Much like
TOPOFF-4/Vigilant Shield 08 a martial law exercise
that took place last year involving many of the same
government institutions, we definitely need to keep
track of NLE 2-08.

Below is taken from FEMA's press release on this
upcoming drill.

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Exercise
Program (NEP) will conduct National Level Exercise
2-08 (NLE 2-08) a combined functional and full scale
exercise from May 1 through May 8. NLE 2-08 will merge
the objectives of U.S. Northern Command's (NORTHCOM)
Ardent Sentry 2008 exercise, FEMA National Continuity
Program's (NCP) Eagle Horizon 2008 exercise (formerly
known as Forward Challenge), and FEMA Disaster
Operation's Hurricane Preparedness Exercise (HPE).

The purpose of NLE 2-08 is to exercise national
capabilities to prepare and respond to multiple
incidents including both natural disasters and
terrorist incidents. The exercise was designed to
include scenario elements addressing hurricane
preparedness and response, national continuity
capabilities, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities
coordination in response to weapons of mass
destruction terrorist attacks. The exercise venues
involve a Category 4 hurricane impacting the Mid
Atlantic Coast and the National Capitol Region and
multiple terrorist attacks in Washington State.

Also during NLE 2-08, the Chemical Stockpile Emergency
Preparedness Program (CSEPP) will test it's response
to an accidental chemical agent release at the
Umatilla Chemical Depot in Oregon. Canada will also
participate through their Staunch Maple Exercise.

The exercise allows Federal officials to implement
continuity plans, test communications connectivity,
operations and procedures for performing essential
government functions from alternate locations, and
interagency coordination. Additionally, it serves to
demonstrate that essential functions can be
effectively conducted during threats and emergencies.

USNORTHCOM expanded upon the FEMA NLE 2-08 press
release revealing other specific government agencies
that will be involved in this exercise.

North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S.
Northern Command will exercise their response
abilities to a variety of events during an intensive
eight-day national level exercise in May.

National Level Exercise 2-08 will run May 1-8 and will
exercise national capabilities to prepare and respond
to multiple incidents including both natural disasters
and terrorist incidents. The exercise will include
hurricane preparedness and response and Defense
Support to Civil Authorities coordination in response
to a weapon of mass destruction terrorist attack.

USNORTHCOM's primary exercise venues for NLE 2-08
include locations in Washington and Oregon. Exercise
scenarios include multiple terrorist attacks in the
state of Washington, an accidental chemical agent
release in Oregon, a Category 4 hurricane impacting
the mid-Atlantic Coast and the National Capitol Region
and aerospace events throughout North America.

NLE 2-08 will also involve agencies including the
Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, U.S.
Transportation Command and the National Guard. Canada
Command will participate through its Staunch Maple

"Exercises like NLE 2 - 08 give us the opportunity to
work with other federal agencies, state and local
officials, as well as Canada, in the response to
multiple events," said Gene Pino, NORAD and USNORTHCOM
Joint Training and Exercise director. "This allows us
to look at processes and procedures to identify
strengths and weaknesses by stressing the system so
that we can be better prepared in the future."

It is especially concerning that this exercise is
designed to test continuity of government operations
considering the fact that last year George W. Bush
signed NSPD-51 a directive which will give the
President dictatorship powers over all three branches
of government in the case of a catastrophic emergency.
The directive provides a broad and wide ranging
definition of what a catastrophic emergency is and can
include anything from a natural disaster to a
terrorist attack to a number of different scenarios
that are being depicted in this drill. If this isn't
used as cover for a false flag terror attack, it could
certainly be used as a warm-up to ensure that
continuity of government operations will work properly
when they decide to go forward with their martial law

Not only this, but we are seeing a constant barrage of
propaganda on how evil Iran and Syria is. Last week
the Associated Press and others reported that a new
Al-Qaeda audio tape of Ayman Al-Zawahri was found by
CIA front group IntelCenter essentially saying that
the 9/11 truth movement are anti-Semites and work with
Iran. The AP couldn't even confirm if the audio tape
was authentic and IntelCenter provided no specific
source of the material, but that didn't prevent them
from using a headline giving validity to the contents
of the tape. The fact of the matter is, IntelCenter
produces the majority of these fake Al-Qaeda videos
and this latest release is being utilized to help the
establishment powers in the White House. In addition,
the CIA released a video tape which they claim is
proof that North Korea is supplying Syria with nuclear
technology. Syria's ambassador to the United States
called the contents of the tape laughable. Many have
speculated that the U.S. government would stage some
sort of nuclear terror attack in an American, European
or an Israeli city to justify an invasion of Iran.
This drill would certainly provide them with some
cover to do this.

It is impossible to say if the intelligence apparatus
would use this 8-day exercise to pull off some sort of
false flag terror attack. However, considering the
admitted history of government and military exercises
being run as cover for false flag terror attacks, it
is certainly a possibility. It is important that we
shine as much light on these types of drills and
exercises so if a terror attack takes place, we can
expose the true culprits.


It may be like the one at portland racetrack last year 29.Apr.2008 19:52


Or whatever the hell it's called. I'm interested in 'where' the exercises will take place in Seattle, will it be visible from any location by the public? Also I plan on tuning in to the cities 800 trunk and other frequencies to hear what is being discussed.

Thanks EY! We need to get on this! 29.Apr.2008 20:50


Interesting that it is a bit of a surprise, no?! Guess the fuckers might have thought better of advertising it like last year?!

I think a source for this, though, is Cap'n May, so we need corroborative data.

Its not Capt. May 30.Apr.2008 12:13


This is for real.
Look it up.