2008/11/26 Roger Austin <raustin3 at nc.rr.com>: > I was wondering if Madhu had any insight on these attacks in > Mumbai. What is all this about? Anyone else have any ideas? > -- Too early to tell, but from here it looks like a Madrid/London-style fundamentalist "spectacular"  rather than anything specifically related to Indian politics . That they're rounding up people holding passports from countries with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan just adds to that impression. The multiple vectors in a compressed timeframe is the biggest clue though. jh  A word used by the Provisional IRA in past times to describe major media-effective atrocities  Yes, everything involving Islamist terrorism and India is in some way connected to Kashmir, I'm just saying that from current information that seems to be of tertiary relevance this time.