September 06, 2011
Planes, Trains, and Car Bombs
Contrary to the apocalyptic worries of some commentators, hirabi (aka jihadi) terrorists are employing a polarization and recruitment strategy that does not benefit from WMD attacks -- and, bluffs aside, they are nowhere near capable of developing or acquiring such weapons.
Instead, they will continue their attempts to inspire a violent movement striving for an (increasingly) unpopular theocracy. Furthermore, they will persist with their longstanding repertoire of weapons and attack styles -- gravitating around Planes, Trains, and Car Bombs -- because it is so adequate for the goals of creating spectacle, shocking the senses, and intimidating governments.
Read more, here.