Blow Up The AC?
Determining the veracity of stories like this is difficult, but either way, it is incredibly revealing about what lunacy holding an America’s Cup in this particular part of the world would be:
The defense apparatus in the United Arab Emirates arrested 45 suspects, most of them Palestinian and Lebanese, after the plot to blow up Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower) was uncovered. Dubai Tower, currently under construction, is the tallest building in the world. Read the story and jump in the thread.