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Old February 8th, 2013, 12:51 AM
Soverihn Soverihn is offline
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WI: Superbowl terrorist attack

What would happen and how would America respond if terrorists successfully manage to attack, bomb or otherwise kill a large amount of people during the Superbowl, live on TV while being seen by millions?

For the purposes of this tread, this takes place AFTER 9/11 (when, up to you).

There are over 100 million people in the United States alone that watch the big game, so I'm, assuming their response will be huge.

Also what changes to security, economy, military and foreign policy would occur from this?
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Old February 8th, 2013, 01:19 AM
Turek Turek is offline
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Americans would not let their participation in the countries in the Middle East go down. In fact, they'd probably flock to the recruiting station. The terrorists, wherever they are, are in for it big time.
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Old February 8th, 2013, 01:55 AM
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In 2008, there was a man, ex-veteran I believe, who had planned to go to Phoenix Stadium with an Assault Rifle. Not what you had in mind, but its requires only a small change.

Wait, here is the entry:

After the game, federal authorities revealed that Kurt William Havelock, a would-be bar owner angry at being denied a liquor license, had threatened to shoot people at the Super Bowl and drove to within sight of the stadium. Havelock had sent letters to the media, vowing to "shed the blood of the innocent." After buying an AR-15 rifle and 200 rounds of ammunition, he drove to the stadium and then changed his mind. After calling some family members, Havelock turned himself in to the police.

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Old February 8th, 2013, 02:50 AM
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Old February 8th, 2013, 03:07 AM
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Sum of All Fears?
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Old February 8th, 2013, 04:23 AM
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'Two Minute Warning' the movie

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