"You're saying our government plans to commit a terrorist act against domestic airlines?"
"There you go, indicting the entire government as usual. It's a faction. A small faction."
"For what possible gain?"
"The cold war's over, John. But with no clear enemy to stockpile against, the arms market's flat. But bring down a fully loaded 727 into the middle of New York City, and you'll find a dozen tin-pot dictators all over the world just clamoring to take responsibility and begging to be smart-bombed."
(The World Trade Center specifically, no less)
I'm not implying that it's parallel to reality, but it sure is a fuck of a coincidence.