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Mubtakkar of ... gas

"Dick Destiny" writes expertly on the alledged "Mubtakkar of Death" plot for AQ to use poison gas on the NY underground. He pretty much questions the central claims of Suskinds story as to how easy it is to produce a weapon of mass destruction here.

The newsmedia and counterterror experts are literally possessed by things that are easy to make or easy to do and which can cause mass death. And, lacking clear and concrete evidence to the contrary, it is reasonable to be suspicious of them.

It is always a pleasure to read a critical expert who isn't carried away by the doomsday-scenarios. And Dick Destiny claims to be an expert on Rock n' Roll as well, a nice portfolio to have for a security expert...


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