Terrorism and patience

  • 2003-05-22
  • Gwynne Dyer
The bomb attacks on foreigners' residential compounds in Riyadh on May 12 were about as surprising as rain in Ireland. There was no surprise in President George W. Bush's response, either: "The United States will find the killers, and they will learn the meaning of American justice....We will bring them to justice - just ask the Taliban." But don't ask Osama bin Laden, the actual terrorist leader, because he's still on the loose.It won't be hard for the United States to "find the killers," because their body parts are scattered around the compounds where they blew themselves up, but it's a ...
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