A rumor, or conspiracy, circulated for many years as to why Osama Bin Laden was never able to pull off another terrorist attack inside of the U.S. after 9/11. According to the rumor, or conspiracy, which ever title you prefer, former U.S. President George W. Bush had somehow gotten in contact with Bin Laden, personally, and warned him that if there was one more attack on U.S. soil, that he would nuke Mecca. Be it true or not, if it did happen, the method was affective.
Similar rumors circulated that the same threat had been put out by Russian President Vladamir Putin after terrorists bombed a Russian high-speed train back in 2009, killing 27 people. However, it is believed by many that Bin Laden was killed earlier in 2009, and his replacement to whom Putin had sent the warning, Ayman al-Zawahiri, merely scoffed and did not take him seriously.
Now, in light of the two terrorist bombings in Russia just last month that killed a total of 34 people and injured more than 100 others, rumor is creeping out of the Kremlin that Putin has had enough with warnings and tough talk and is planning a tactical nuclear strike on Mecca, the heart of Islamic ideology; the Muslim holy land.
No specific information in regard to how the attack may be carried out has not been leaked, but many people believe the attack will be carried out in a terrorist type fashion, in which blame will quickly be placed on others, more than likely the Israelis, rather than a conventional military strike or air strike.