Thursday, February 03, 2011

Nuclear Terrorism on the Horizon?

The Daily Telegraph of London (via the Vancouver Sun) is reporting that al-Qaida is on the verge of producing radioactive weapons after sourcing nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists to build "dirty" bombs, according to leaked diplomatic documents.

A leading atomic regulator has privately warned that the world stands on the brink of a "nuclear 9/11".

Security briefings suggest that jihadi groups are also close to producing "workable and efficient" biological and chemical weapons that could kill thousands if unleashed in attacks on the West.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Adeodatus49 said...

"nuclear 9/11"

This is a whopping understatement! 9/11 was a cakewalk compared with the long-term effects of a radiological bomb--physical and economic.

6:55 PM  
Blogger scotju said...

Well, if they pull something like this, I'd be in favour of a-bombing Mecca, Medina, and Riyadh to let them know our feelings were hurt!

7:14 PM  

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