> Also what is to keep Iraq from placing a nuclear warhead
> on a ship and sailing it into New York City harbor?
Here's a scarier scenario, from a old report to the USCG forecasting turn of
the century law enforcement requirements.
Most/many currents are constant and predictable, put someting in it, let it
go, and you know woth fair accuracy where and when it'll be down the road.
There are bouys called so-fars -- they only rise or sink sofar, and the
depth can be set. These are old technology. Hook a device of mass
destruction (nuclear or biologocal or chemical) to a sofar, put it in a
current and let it go.
When it goes off, whom do you blame, where do you retaliate, how do you
adequately guard against it?
I am only amazed that a terrorist group has not yet used this method!
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