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Ibrahim Al-Asiri

Underwear bomb plot

Experts: Saudis Played Huge Role In Foiled Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot

“I will say this is one of the most sophisticated and successful intelligence operations that I’ve been aware of,” said House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King.

05/09/2012

Terror suspect Ibrahim al-Asiri. (credit: Handout)

CIA Thwarts New Al-Qaida Underwear Bomb Plot

The plot is said to have involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009.

05/07/2012