July 22, 2004

Calm the Westerners: A Middle Easterner's Primer

Now that it looks like the Syrian Terror Band mystery is revealed as a false alarm, it might be a useful educational effort to think about what the Syrians could have done to calm their fellow civilian travelers. Really, was there anything that could have headed off the herd panic instinct that has spread around the country? What was it and how can we ensure that such measures aren't usable by actual terrorists. There will be a next time, and one of these times it's going to get very ugly with innocents getting caught in a bad situation.

So hit the permalink and comment fellows, consider this an open thread.

Posted by TMLutas at July 22, 2004 11:49 AM