April 29, 2004

ALGERIA AGAIN:

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security is investigating whether Islamic extremists infiltrated the nation by stowing away on Algerian liquefied natural gas tankers that docked in the Port of Boston and has concluded several stowaways may have had links to indicted Al Qaeda terrorists, officials disclosed yesterday.

Hmm. Given the enormous destructive potential of liquefied natural gas tankers, I hope we’re taking a very, very close look at these.