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Oppose terrorism? Yes, with an even hand.

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“… from this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism will be regarded by the United States as a hostile regime.”
– President George W. Bush, September, 2001.

Rainbow Warrior—–
Under cover of darkness, three terrorists eased their rubber raft into the waters of Auckland harbor. Operation Satanic‘s front line approached their prey: the 418-ton Rainbow Warrior. Two of the three silently dove beneath the unsuspecting crew, fixing mines to the hull.

At 11:45 P.M., Rainbow Warrier burst apart. It sank in four minutes. Of the crew of 12, one drowned below-decks (where he was trying to rescue photographic equipment when the second mine exploded); most of the others leaped or were blown into the sea.
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Here’s a strange tale: Operation Satanic (no kidding!) was an official action of the … Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Monte

May 10, 2007 at 6:09 pm

Posted in Immigration, Terrorism