Islamic terrorism

TWO YEMENS DETAINED IN AMSTERDAM MIGHT BE RELEASED…….

Allahpundit is saying that it might be a total misunderstanding after all, but like he states, “I’d still love to know the explanation for taping a cell phone to a bottle of Pepto Bismol.”  KGS


AP source: Unlikely that suspects on flight were planning terror attack

The U.S. does not expect to charge the men, a law enforcement official said. The two men arrested in Amsterdam — both traveling to Yemen — did not know each other and were not traveling together, a U.S. government official said…
Both of the detained men missed flights to Dulles International Airport from Chicago, and United Airlines then booked them on the same flight to Amsterdam, the U.S. government official said. The men were sitting near each other on the flight, but not together…
Kip Hawley, the former Transportation Security administrator, said it is not unusual to find items like watches and cell phones bound together on flights to countries like Yemen. He said this would always catch the screener’s eye. In 2007, TSA alerted screeners that suspicious items found at U.S. airports may indicate that terrorists were conducting dry runs. Screeners are deliberately on the lookout for such items…

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NOTE: Video report from SKY News here.

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