Daily Archives: 11/23/2002

Just When I Thought it was safe to fly again.

A chilling article on Salon today (requires a Salon subscription.) One thing occurred to me as I read the article; if such an attack occurred on a commercial airliner, it would be a tremendous blow. In the past year I’ve often heard how al-Qaida seeks to turn back the clock, bring back the middle ages and Islamic supremacy. Crippling the airline industry would be a major step in that direction.