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A few days later, an Associated Press story reported that Western intelligence agencies had foiled an AQAP plot.Meet the Terrorist Who Most Terrifies America’s Terrorist Hunters|Daniel Klaidman|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2002, an Islamist plot to poison the London underground with ricin was foiled as well.Ricin Scare at the White House: An Eerie Post-9/11 Echo|John Avlon|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But then the Bangladeshi whose bomb plot was foiled yesterday turned his aim to the New York Fed.
Among them was an attempt in 2011—foiled at the last minute—to plant a homemade backpack bomb at a Martin Luther King Jr.Wisconsin Sikh Massacre Reveals Need for Domestic Antiterrorism Unit|Errol Louis|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Twice in the last two years, the Saudis foiled al Qaeda plots to attack American cities.The Return of Prince Bandar: Saudi’s New Spy Chief|Bruce Riedel|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Foiled for the time being in his constructive policy, Borrow turned his attention to one of destruction.The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins
I had an adventure with a couple of thieves and I foiled them; they've got seventy pistols.Pee-wee Harris on the Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
But all his schemes were foiled by Cicero, who added unwearied activity to extraordinary penetration.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord
You have foiled me, and conquered: be it so; I congratulate you.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Foiled for the time being they made for the south coast, where they recruited their strength at one of the outlying settlements.The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work|Ernest Favenc