Terrorists looking to attack U.S. with wildfires, experts say
Experts say terrorists are either getting more desperate or more creative.
It appears they're looking to attack the U.S. with wildfires. al-Qaeda's English language magazine called “Inspire” is offering detailed advice on how to start huge forest fires.
Terrorism experts say al-Qaeda's failure to recreate a September 11 style attack in big cities is forcing it to adapt another strategy.
"They have moved on to death by a 1000 cuts,” said ABC News consultant Brad Garrett. “They will try a number of smaller operations but launch them more regularly."
The would-be terrorists are told how to study wooded areas, read weather maps for dry conditions, make timed explosives and bombs to set blazes in the U.S.