What nonsense this actually is when in fact during the cold war the threat of nuclear annihilation itself was ever-present. But it is critial to the powers to be to keep the level of fear and paranoia as high as they can manipulate.
From the article: 'It is a far graver threat in terms of civilians than either the Cold War or the Second World War,' he said. 'It's a much graver threat than that posed by Irish Republican terrorism.'
The Channel tunnel has been targeted by a group of Islamic militant terrorists aiming to cause maximum carnage during the holiday season, according to French and American secret services.