FBI hunts Chinese 'terror gang'

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by PartTimePongo, Jan 20, 2005.

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  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4190159.stm

  2. this might be the start of the long awaited cino-american war! 8O

    I think that countries who wish to do harm to america will begin to use these assymetrical warfare type attacks to destabilise the US economy, all without firing a single bullet. Completely deniable op. It is the way wars will be fought if america keeps pushing people around (which i agree with in certain contexts)

    Or should i put my bacofoil helmet on :roll:
  3. What is about Boston (apart from their MBL team :D ) that makes the Yanks believe it to be a target? A few weeks ago it was the LPG Tanker threat that they were worried about and then before that it the DNC. :?

    The Yanks need to get over themselves and implement some real security. Been there more often than I care and they continue to just play at security.
    :twisted: :twisted:
  4. It is one of the major seaports (though certainly not the largest) with a hell of alot of container traffic. Quite apart from civ casualties and damage to the towns infrastructure such an attack would cause a fair amount of economic damage if this is made unuseable.
  5. Huge repurcussions for such a small effort!
  6. But why Boston? The Homeland Security people and/or the FBI have said Boston is/was a target three times now. Why is Boston being singled out, reason given applies to a good 10 - 20 US cities. With regards container traffic West coast far more exposed.
  7. Cutaway

    Cutaway LE Reviewer

    The Boston area was always a big donator to 'the brave freedom fighters trying to throw off the yoke of British imperialism' - or PIRA terrorists as people with their eyes open know them.

    Maybe it's a case of what goes around, comes around - or is that just my wishful thinking ?

  8. so very close to the bone 8O

    But SO right :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: