WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2011— Terrorists have long sought out airlines as priority targets. In its May issue, Homeland Security Today’s London correspondent, Raffaello Pantucci, reports why terrorists continue to focus on planes as their number one target.
According to Pantucci, “…for terrorists the optimal target will continue to be aircraft in transit.” He adds, “…and an airplane full of people traveling between two developed economies remains the only sure way to guarantee a large media splash, dramatic economic damage and intense attention for your cause.”
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