posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 09:58 PM
Terrorism Threats must be dealt with, it is the new reality of the age we now live in. There are a million what ifs. Can we ever really know if we are
ready to deal with a real chemical or biological attack? It now seems that at some state and local levels within the U.S.A. they are getting ready for
the worst through mock drills...
ABCNEWS.com Full Article
A simulated chemical attack in southeastern Connecticut and biological attack on New Jersey will be part of what is expected to be the world's
largest-ever terrorism drill next April.
A third simultaneous mock attack in the United Kingdom will require a coordinated worldwide effort involving top U.S. Cabinet officials and
high-ranking British officials
State officials provided a rough outline of what will occur in the $16 million Top Officials training program, which Congress has mandated be held
every two years. The drill is meant to be as realistic as possible, complete with volunteer victims wearing movie makeup blood and burns.
Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
Can these acts help us all prepare for such an attack?
Or is it just another reason for some people to live in fear?
I hope we are not now turning into a nation that can only react to an event like this when we should be fighting this war on terrorism with all we
have. But it may take an attack like this to wake some of us up to the real threat that exists.
We have to be ready for whatever these terrorists may be planning.
The U.S. Government has already approved the Bioshield defence bill, which seems to be the best thing we can do to be ready if an unthinkable attack
like this ever happens.
Related ATS News/Discussion:
House Approves 'Bioshield' Defense Bill