War & politics: Sept 11th, bin Laden, Middle East news, from my own perspective.
" A band of US politicians are angered over plans to build a communication system in post-war Iraq based upon European wireless standards."
They're not happy that France and Germany will benefit. Still, isn't this a bit early?
President Dole Appeals for Calm, Declares National Emergency, 5 million dead, 10 million injured. Damage is estimated at $3 trillion. 'Our worst nightmare has been realized.'
Washington -- The President declared a national emergency Tuesday morning after a 10-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the heart of Manhattan, transforming Times Square into a yawning crater approximately 500 feet in diameter and 100 feet deep...
I remember reading this edition of Wired. This was from the magazine in Jan 1995, it was a suitcase bomb. There was a B+W photo with it, full page. An aerial view of the city with a huge hole. I stared at it for ages. Has anybody got a copy of it?
This picture is of Baghdad March 27 2003. It was us or them, it always has been. This was to be a generational war, bin Laden was just one of many who've come out of the woodwork. There are many more names, now they're stiring up resentment as agent provocateurs in 'the arab street' fired by the Muslim mullers. Much better to get this sorted out rather than in 10 years when they have the ability to knock out New York, or release disease in Birmingham, UK.
Bin Laden screwed up. If he'd have kept quiet for several more years, he could have done this. And more.