how likely is a terrorist attack at the winter olympics in sochi this year?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    i'm afraid that one is very likely, and that's not going to be good for anybody.





    The U.S. Olympic Committee told American athletes that wearing their team colors at the 2014 Winter Games may make them a target in Sochi, according to multiple reports.


    "The U.S. Department of State has advised that wearing conspicuous Team USA clothing in non-accredited areas may put your personal safety at greater risk," the committee said to U.S. athletes in a memo, which was reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.


    It was unclear when the memo was sent.


    "If you are an American Olympic athlete, you don't want to advertise that far outside the Olympic venues," said a senior State Department official during a recent briefing in Washington, D.C., per CNN.


    The news comes after recent warnings that Russian security officers are searching for three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to have already gotten through the security cordon surrounding Sochi.

    On Saturday, CNBC reported that some family members of U.S. Olympic athletes are planning to stay home because of safety concerns.


    In December, two bombings a day apart in the Russian city of Volgograd, which is 400 miles from Sochi, killed a total of 34 people and injured dozens more. In a video released Jan. 19, the radical Islamic group Vilayat Dagestan claimed responsibility for the attacks and warned of more to come.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/...lympians-warned-sochi-athletes_n_4666205.html
     
  2. Danas Boyfrien

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    This thread fucking sucked the first time. Please explain how this one will be better.
     
  3. Harry Gibbs

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    it probably won't be.
     
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    I don't get it, I thought those terrorists have a beef with Russia not the US so why does it matter if the athletes wear their red white and blue
     
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    If it can happen at Dawgs, it can happen anywhere.
     
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    Sochi suicide bombers better damn well hope they die in the attack or they'll wish they did.
     
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    I don't even want to think of it
     
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    Wow Ed! You sounded just like dirty Harry there
     
  9. Harry Gibbs

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    There hasn't been a terrorist attack at an Olympics since 1972.


    The odds are in favor of it happening now. Black widows are hard to spot.
     
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    I'm a righteous dude.
     
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    I suspect they'll have a pretty tight perimeter akin to the green zone in Baghdad, but I could see a car bomb hitting the outer security rings.

    I'd also be worried about mortar attacks.
     
  14. DarkFriday

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    Surrounding communities or a nearby big city are softer targets for the filthy muslim scum who kill everything that lives.

    They just want air time on the news.

    I hope Putin gets hit hard and lets the nukes fly in retaliation for the filth that is islam.

    Too strong? :c
     
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    Guaranteed there WILL be some kind of attempt....
     
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    When there is Putin will have a green light from the international community to take the gloves off.
     
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    I concur.

    Shit has been crazy over there, and the Chechens seem intent on striking to send a very strong message to the Putin regime.
     
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    I don't believe that the Chechens have anything against the US, it's all against Russia.

    They call the leader of the Chechen movement, the Russian bin Laden. :grad:
     
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    Bullshit.

    Chechens have been fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq against US forces since post 9/11.

    A filthy muslim hates all and will eat their own if they win this war.
     
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    oh yeah?


    what are you gonna do, torture them with your boring posts?