posted on Oct, 24 2002 @ 10:31 PM
this will be in War on Terrorism, soon.
Weíll certainly be hearing more: if only to maintain the deluge of media hype about this case which has meant that anything else ahs been moved from
the front page. Expect links to Al Quida and rifle-range exposÈs.
They seem an unlikely pair: John Allen Muhammad 41, and John Lee Malvo, 17, -the latter a Jamaican illegal ñand one is staggered after the FBIís
performance at the time of 9-11 to see them so full of information on a pair of unknown neíerdowellís.
The charges so far are, it appears, rather vague: Malvo as a ìmaterial witnessî to the sniper attacks ñwhatever that might mean, and one would
imagine that the Feds had to be pretty sure of who, where and when before such a charge could stick and Muhammad on a firearms violation and a marital
Itís odd that they were arrested in Mayland where, to the best of my knowledge, the moratorium means that they wonít be executed; but maybe theyíll
also be charged for Virginia murders too.
Itís equally interesting that almost simultaneously the Brits announced that theyíd arrested UbLís number 1 honcho in London. This certainly ensures
that Al Qaida could be brought into just about every US media headline.
All the statements Iíve read ñand I heard the police chief ìliveî on BBC World this morning are somewhat indefinite: probably, almost certain
Yes -we'll be hearing more.