Two Guyanese nationals have been found guilty of plotting to bomb the Kennedy International Airport by a federal judge in New York City on Monday. The would-be terrorists had been monitored by an informant from an early stage, and never really had an opportunity to carry out their fantastic scheme which included "ninja-style attacks". The two men face up to life in prison, though we wonder whether the judge will take into account the fumbling incompetence displayed and the sheer absurdity of the plans and consider a padded cell to be the fitting punishment. Read more: The New York Times
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