In the Media

A textbook example of European meddling

PUBLISHED November 3, 2013

Anyone who has travelled through an airport recently will be aware that there are restrictions on the amount of liquid that can be carried in hand luggage. Those restrictions are the legacy of a foiled plot by an al-Qaeda cell to detonate liquid explosives on board at least seven passenger flights bound for North America in 2006. Had the plan not been uncovered by our security services, it could have claimed up to 10,000 lives.