Re: Sometimes Terrorists can be Unimaginative
From: Andrew Swallow (am.swallow_at_btopenworld.com)
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2005 21:34:35 +0000 (UTC)
> So while you and I can sit here and hypothesize on the likelihood of
> some massive response against their jihad, the reality is that the
> only people that are capable of preventing such a thing from occuring
> are the fanatics themselves. It all boils down to one simple
> equation: if ever they do something as crazed as to detonate a
> nuclear device inside the U.S. or England where the death toll is no
> longer measured in the thousands, then they've essentially signed
> their own extinction papers. If and when such an event were to occur,
> I'm sure you'll quickly find that "Not done, old chap" will turn to
> "They started it...we finished it, old chap."
Yes. Britain does believe in making the punishment fit the crime.
This is not just a bluff, the Atomic Weapons Establishment has been