How Would You Attack?

Over on the Freakonomics blog, Steven D. Levitt asks the thought provoking question, what would you do to maximize terror if you were a terrorist with limited resources. Readers’ responses to the post were a mixed bag of terror suggestions and hate mail. In a follow-up post, Levitt says that, “The people e-mailing me can’t […]

Is Osama Dead?

http://web.archive.org/web/20061004154511/http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=1407712006 I’d heard the rumour floating around, but I didn’t believe it—this Reuters article, France to probe bin Laden death report leak, makes me wonder. From the article: France’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday a secret service report saying al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had died could not be confirmed but said it would […]