American officials revealed today that the thwarted Al Qaeda suicide bomber who planned to blow up a U.S.-bound jet on Osama bin Laden's birthday was actually a double-agent working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, according to multiple news reports.
The New York Times reports that the Yemeni-based agent infiltrated Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, one of the most dangerous affiliates in the Al Qaeda network, and was able to deliver both the innovative underwear bomb and crucial information about the terrorist cell to the CIA after leaving Yemen last week.
On Monday afternoon, the Associated Press tweeted that the Central Intelligence Agency foiled an attempted terror attack by Al Qaeda agents against an inbound passenger jet. Read Post
Photos and videos of Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden after he was killed in May in a U.S. military/Central Intelligence Agency raid in Pakistan should not be released publicly because they would reveal military and intelligence sec... Read Post