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Reader comment on item: Why Would Anyone Want to Blow Up Times Square?

Submitted by Mark D. (United States), May 5, 2010 at 22:13

From the NY Times:

...has been charged with terrorism-related crimes

A car bomb in Times Square, even a malfunctioning one, is another reminder that New York remains a tempting target for terrorists. It should be a reminder to Congress and the White House of why New York deserves more support for its antiterrorism measures.

Prosecutors said that Mr. Shahzad had admitted his role in what Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. called a "terrorist plot aimed at murdering Americans." He told investigators he received bomb-making training in the militant strongholds of western Pakistan, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court. ----------

To say nothing of the NY Post.

Let's say for arguments sake, the house foreclosure is a factor, which seems so, still would he have been up for what he did if he didn't believe in Islam?

Mark D.


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