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“Three weeks ago, 100 state police detectives began contacting 2,500 businesses that may be used by terrorists including fertilizer suppliers, truck rental agencies and hotels in a so-called trip-wire operation designed to produce leads, New Jersey State Police Superintendent Rick Fuentes told reporters in Ewing, New Jersey, today.”
“Three weeks ago, 100 New Jersey state police detectives began contacting 2,500 businesses that may be used by terrorists, including fertilizer suppliers, truck rental agencies and hotels in a so-called trip-wire operation designed to produce leads, New Jersey State Police Superintendent Rick Fuentes told reporters in Ewing, New Jersey, yesterday.”
“The only trip-wire in this deal is the possibility that the tough 28-year-old quarterback you're driving out of town will soon be as good as the 33-year-old who just arrived.”
“L/Cpl Croucher, 24, was part of a company of 40 Commando sent to investigate a suspected Taliban bomb-making factory near the town of Sangin when he set off the trip-wire booby-trap that unleashed the deadly grenade.”
“They described the writing as "trip-wire taut" in its exploration of guilt, family and duty.”
“Since there is no Chinese "trip-wire" force stationed within North Korea, the decision on whether to enter the conflict would not be as automatic as it would be for U.S. forces.”
“One of those "little reforms" was aimed at ensuring public control of the Honduran telecommunications industry, which may well have been the trip-wire that triggered the coup.”
“An unquestioning military unquestioned is, perhaps, the trip-wire of self-destructive empires.”
“Instead, those promoting the deployment of U.S. missiles in Eastern Europe had hoped to present the American people with a fait accompli in the form of this trip-wire.”
“Indeed, reflecting the strategic goals espoused by some of the elites in Washington and in capitals in Eastern Europe, the planned missile defense shield would have served as a "trip-wire" -- not unlike the American troops stationed in the divided city of Berlin during the Cold War who were expected to lead to U.S. military retaliation if and when the Soviets attacked West Germany.”
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