Say what Pete.....absolutely silly, huh. Then why are they all doing this and say it will be measures that will be ongoing from now on?
Have you read the Thread.....did you pick up that part on AQAP.....ISIL.....and Al Nusra all working together on new type of Bomb packages.
Now did that part on placing a bomb live inside a human being.....just fall off to the wayside?
Can you figure out a how a Samrt phone or key chain remote can make this Dream of the Terrorists all come true.....yet?
Now did the light turn on?
That was done long ago, but not repeated other than in the tv series Covert Affairs ... why is that? It would be the perfect suicide bomber and could be deployed against multiple places that is hard to get into.Now did that part on placing a bomb live inside a human being.....just fall off to the wayside?
Look.. smartphones have been around for 5ish years now and have had the ability to "blow up" since then. It is nothing new, and has in fact happened because of bugs and faulty chargers. Now the size of the explosion is minimal from what I understand, so you need something "extra" to increase the destruction.. and that means explosive.Can you figure out a how a Samrt phone or key chain remote can make this Dream of the Terrorists all come true.....yet?
The light has always been on, because that is why I doubt these stories as the government and its loyal media have had a bad habit of crying wolf and not coming with any evidence what so ever.Now did the light turn on?
We had the shoe bomber.. a total failure, so no we cant have shoes on planes without them being checked. Annoying but okay.
We had the underwear bomber, so now we are basically strip-searched and yet our underwear are not checked? Hmmm.
We had threats of liquid bombs, so now we have to pay airlines extreme prices for drinks and have to buy toothpaste and other stuff when we get to our destination.
Like it or not travelling, especially to the US, has become hell on earth because of all of this. I saw a poll the other day, where 56% of people traveling to the US would not recommend their friends going there simply because of the airports.. so I ask again. Why would terrorists target airplanes when trains, cars and buses are totally open? A few car bombs here and there would create far more terror than an airplane. Plus there are airports world wide that have far laxer security and yet where are all the airplanes falling out of the sky?
Fact is that all this fear, is basically doing the terrorists job.
Well I guess I can agree with you there on the way the MS Media and the Government is handling the War on Terror. I did ask if ABC was doing the fear-mongering first since the Politicians had not responded and were just learning of what was going on.
Lets not forget the majority of US pols.....don't have a clue as to how things work outside of the Country.
Btw.....the other reason was due to this bomber almost taking out a Saudi prince, and using his own relative. The device blew prematurely. Which is the only reason the Saud wasn't killed.
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Also It was NBC's Richard Engel that brought it out with ABC.
With the partisan blame game over the current meltdown in Iraq consuming much of the media's attention, NBC News' chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is reporting on the increased terrorism threat Americans face from ISIS radicals as they establish a stronghold in the crisis-stricken country. Engel -- who was kidnapped and released in Syria in 2012 -- tweeted a series of disquieting assessments from US national security sources (via Noah Rothman):
Engel's sources say that roughly 70 American nationals have taken up arms with ISIS in the region over the course of the violent unrest, with about a dozen "currently active:" McClatchy reported last week that thousands of Europeans have joined the jihad in Syria, and now Iraq -- worrying counter-terrorism officials, who call the 'tourism terrorism' numbers "unprecedented:"
At least 320 Germans and more than 2,000 other Europeans are thought to have made the trip -- so many that last week Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erodgan asked European nations to stop their citizens wanting to join the fight in Syria and now Iraq from traveling to Turkey...European Union Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove this month noted that the phenomenon of young Muslims leaving Europe to fight elsewhere is decades old. But the current numbers dwarf previous migrations. He described the current flow as “huge.” “Compared to previous jihads, it’s unprecedented,” he said. The trend is openly discussed in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Italy. Europe has long needed immigrant labor, but it has done little to integrate those who come from Muslim regions--North Africa, Pakistan and the Middle East. Their children often grow up without close ties to their adopted nations and end up finding a sense of community online and in the radical splinters of Islam set up to prey upon the lost.....snip~
Officials: ISIS Terrorists May Target Europe and US Homeland, Threat 'Extremely High' - Guy Benson
Btw, did you see the thread I had up with some US Teen who was going to marry one of these Terrorists. The guy is 32 and she is 19.....been in communication with each other. Although he is Tunisian and not from Syria or Iraq.
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UPDATE: New Airport Security Measures will target Electronic Devices.
Electronics to be scrutinized under new TSA security measures......
Power it up, or leave it behind. The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday that security screeners at overseas airports may ask U.S.-bound passengers to turn on their electronic devices to prove they work and aren't explosive devices. They won't allow devices without power on board planes. The traveler may then undergo additional screening.
It's part of an update to security measures aimed at combating potential new threats from terrorists in the Middle East and Europe.
"This is not something to overreact to or over-speculate about," he said.
The effort does not involve changes to what travelers can take aboard flights. But passengers may see additional inspections of shoes and electronics, additional use of scanners designed to detect trace amounts of explosives, and another stage of screening at boarding gates, in some cases, the official said.....snip~
Electronics to be scrutinized under new TSA measures - CNN.com