Al Qaeda Targeting Korea?

South Korea is a likely terrorist target, my friend Mingi reports from Soeul:

The ongoing “war on terror” is often seen as a war between the West and Islamic fundamentalist groups from the Middle East. However, South Korean intelligence experts say the war on terror may become a larger part of East Asian lives in November, when the APEC meeting in Busan could possibly become the region’s first target for an Islamic fundamentalist terrorist attack.

“A very high possibility exists that Al-Qaeda or related organizations will carry out an attack during the APEC meeting,” said Chung Hyung-keun, a Grand National Party lawmaker on the National Assembly’s intelligence committee. “Including world leaders, there will be around 100,000 people from many countries visiting Busan for the meeting.” U.S. President George W. Bush is one of those expected to attend.

You can read the whole thing here.