We are vulnerable and less safe than ever

I don't know about you, but I find dinner conversations often veer in strange directions these days, like the friend telling me the other evening that the terrorists calling themselves Isis or IS could easily dispatch one of their own to West Africa, make sure he contracts Ebola, then get him onto the London
Underground or the Paris Metro or the New York subway, squeezed up against plenty of other folk at rush hour, and bingo!

"I mean," he said, "I can't possibly be the first to have thought of this. It's easy. They want to commit suicide anyway, right?" Right: We are vulnerable, less safe than we thought.

A mouthful of pasta and on he went about how the time has come to blow up the entire Middle East, it's done for, finished; and how crazy the energy market is right now with some trying to drive down prices in order...

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