Dry run for new type of Terror Attack?

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    Maybe. But the fact that it was uncovered says that it wasn't successful.
     
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    And that is a good thing.
     
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    we are really lucky that terrorists are fairy incompetent or there would have been 4 recent terrorists attacks on the country all with high impact
     
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    My worry is that every time they fail they learn from it. I hope we are also learning. Luck can't last.
     
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    Nope Not a dry run.


    Suspicious packages found in at least two locations abroad that were bound for Jewish organizations in the United States "apparently contain explosive material," President Barack Obama said Friday, calling the discovery "a credible threat against our country."

    The packages led to increased searches of cargo planes and trucks in several U.S. cities, said law enforcement sources with detailed knowledge of the investigation.

    U.S. officials believe that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, commonly referred to as AQAP, is behind the incident.

    Obama confirmed that the packages originated in Yemen, the stronghold of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

    Suspicious packages 'contain explosive material,' Obama says - CNN.com
     
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    Well..

    There's another school of thought here.

    The disruption itself costs big. And it's very cheap to set up these attacks.

    Work or not..they are a big drain either way.
     
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    we inspect maybe 1/2 of 1% of materials shipped into the USA.
    This was the result of a tip not due dilligence.
     
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    So right wingers are believing Obama on this? Strange...
     

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