Swiss Foil El Al RPG Plot
Noticed earlier but failed to note here today was the fact that Switzerland interdicted a plotted attack on an Israeli El Al airliner. Apparently seven "people of North African origin" are in custody, arrested in connection with a plot to shoot down an El Al airliner over Geneva with an RPG. (A rather daunting assignment, considering the speed of an airliner and the slow, unguided nature of an RPG. But brilliance is not always the charge against zealots bent on jihad.)
Ed Morrissey's got more and another source over at Captain's Quarters.
Thursday, June 8, 2006 has been a rather remarkable day for Counterterrorism Operations. Zarqawi, Samhadana and even the Swiss seeing action.