So, the UK terror threat level is being raised from “substantial” to “severe”, Home Secretary Alan Johnson has said. The BBC faithfully reports,,,,
The new alert level means a terrorist attack is considered “highly likely”. It had stood at substantial since July. It is in response to the perceived increased threat from international terrorism following the failed Detroit airliner bombing on Christmas Day.
Mmm — “international terrorism”? Mmmmm…Detroit airliner bombing?.
Is there a WORD missing? I think it begins with “I…”