Score one for the good guys:
Australian authorities believe they have foiled a major terrorist attack, arresting 15 people on Tuesday during raids in the country’s two biggest cities of Sydney and Melbourne.
The arrests come less than a week after Prime Minster John Howard said Australia received intelligence about a “terrorist threat”.
“We believe … we’ve disrupted a large-scale operation which, had it been allowed to go through to fruition, we certainly believe would have been catastrophic,” New South Wales Police Commissioner Ken Moroney told Australian television.
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