Terror plotting: bravado or sincerity? Terror plotting: bravado or sincerity? - CNN.com Hummm, he states his sole purpose in coming to the US was to kill and he tried to detonate what he thought was a 1,000 bomb but CNN questions if this was a "sincere resolve to attack" or "barroom bravado". Why not call this an attempeted act of terror? What am I missing?