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Thoughts on the Times Square (and other) Bombings

A week-and-a-bit later, nearly everyone with a keyboard has weighed in on the 1 May 2010 would-be bombing in New York City, so forgive me if I’m late to the party. Amid all the discussions I’ve seen – blah blah domestic radicalization, blah blah al-Qaeda training camp, blah blah Pakistan, blah blah stupid terrorists who can’t even build a bomb properly – there’s one (to my mind) pressing question that remains unanswered: Why?

Or, more properly, why May 1st?

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