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What We Know About The New Yemen Bomb Plot

3 years agoNews : The Two-Way

The foiled bomb plot is believed to have been masterminded by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and to have similarities to the 2009 the "underwear bomber" plan.
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Report: Al-Qaida Bomb Plot Against Jet Thwarted

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

The CIA foiled an elaborate new underwear bomb plot by an al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen that was intended to bring down a U.S.-bound airliner, The Associated Press reported Monday. The strike was reportedly planned to take place aroun... Read Post

CIA Informant Posed As A Would-Be Bomber To Foil Underwear Bomb Plot

News : The Two-Way (3 years ago)

The CIA along with Saudi Arabian intelligence planted a mole who attained the bomb from al-Qaida. The informant then turned over the bomb to U.S. intelligence. Read Post

The foiled al Qaeda underwear bomb plot: 5 takeaways

News : The Week: News & Opinion (3 years ago)

Al Qaeda is alive and well — in Yemen at least. U.S. authorities say they've foiled a plot by the terrorist network's Yemeni affiliate, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), to blow up a U.S.-bound plane with an "underwear bomb.... Read Post

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