Originally created 08/07/03

Claims news media inform terrorists



I'm a disabled Vietnam veteran who served four hitches in the U.S. Air Force. I am burned up at a front page article I read in the July 16 Augusta Chronicle. It told the terrorists where and when next year's G-8 summit will be held.

How much easier can you make it for the terrorists than by telling them in the newspaper exactly where the summit will be? What's next? Telling them how to plant explosives and other destructive things? You might as well.

When I was in Vietnam my family wrote to me that they read in the newspapers where I would be two weeks before I knew it. With the news broadcasting information about all the important meetings and such, it's no wonder that Americans are experiencing terrorist attacks.

Arnold C. Johnson Sr., Augusta