The Indendent’s Robert Fisk is one of those journalists that the anti-Israeli left in the UK and US like – his stories are always popping up on anti-war and ‘anti-zionist’ lists and websites – so his view of al-Qaida’s latest atrocity and their overall strategy is particularly interesting.

“The suicide bombers surely hoped for a far greater death toll: 28 November was intended to be Israel’s 11 September, with a list of 300 or 400 dead…..Do not believe for a moment that al-Qa’ida strategists haven’t looked at targets in Britain”

Robert Fisk: Elusive Bin Laden still has the global reach to strike terror at will