Greece Battles Olympic Security 'Hysteria'
If the strategy of the Athens Olympics security planners is to confuse would-be terrorists, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. The snag is that three weeks before the Games open, everyone else is equally confused too, with rumors, conspiracy theories and paranoia reaching fever pitch. “Olympic terror hysteria” is loose in the country and abroad, To Vima, a major Greek newspaper, said Friday. It is hard to argue with the assessment and probably even harder for a would-be attacker to work out what is going on, or what is fact and what is fiction. Full Story