London Falling

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…and that’s not all:

A secret U.S. law enforcement report, prepared for the Department of Homeland Security, warns that al Qaeda is planning a terror "spectacular" this summer, according to a senior official with access to the document.

"This is reminiscent of the warnings and intelligence we were getting in the summer of 2001," the official told

Perceived greatest threat to global securityAnd we know how much Bush paid attention to that.

And Katrina.

By the way, whatever happened to fighting them over there so we won’t have to fight them here?  Tell that to the people of England and Scotland.

UPDATE:  Speaking of world peace and threats to it, guess who Europeans fear most?

Europeans consistently regard the US as the biggest threat to world stability, a new poll reveals on Monday.

A survey carried out in June by Harris Research for the Financial Times shows that 32 per cent of respondents in five European countries regard the US as a bigger threat than any other state.