Double Agent Foils Bombing Plot

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We're hearing more details today about the CIA's take-down of an al Qaeda plot to blow up a US-bound airliner with a more sophisticated underwear bomb. Like something out of a John Le Carre novel, the CIA worked with Saudi intelligence to infiltrate al Qaeda in Yemen with a double agent. Scott Shane is national security reporter for the New York Times.

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Scott Shane - New York Times - @ScottShaneNYT

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