Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Al-Qaida Bomber Was Double Agent

It has been reported by the U.S. media that a man sent by al-Qaida's branch in Yemen to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner was actually a double agent working for the United States, who infiltrated the terror network and volunteered to carry out the suicide attack.
Unidentified American and foreign intelligence officials provided details of the bomb plot. They told how the would-be bomber turned over his sophisticated explosive device to U.S. and Saudi officials, and also provided information that led to a successful airstrike against an al-Qaida leader in Yemen.
The New York Times said the details emerging Tuesday night amounted to “an extraordinary intelligence coup.” 
Read more: VOA


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