November 26, 2002

APPARENTLY, YASSER ARAFAT’S INFLUENCE REACHES FARTHER THAN I REALIZED:

CHILDREN as young as 11 are being encouraged by the Government to show an interest in bomb-making.

A briefing document, which tells science teachers how to engage pupils’ interest, includes the suggestion that they “use ball-bearings to make tilt switches for bombs”.

BB guns, though, are right out.