Sunday, January 3, 2010

John Brennan Briefed about Yemen Bombs in Briefs last October

President Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser, John Brennan, was reportedly briefed about bombs in briefs (underwear) in October. An actual attempt by al-Qaeda was cited. See a video below.

The briefer who briefed Brennan on bombs-in-briefs was Saudi Arabia's chief counterterrorism official, Muhammad bin Nayef:

In late August, Nayef had survived an assassination attempt by an operative dispatched by the Yemeni branch of Al Qaeda who was pretending to turn himself in. The operative had tried to kill the Saudi prince by detonating a bomb on his body, but stumbled on his way into the prince's palace and blew himself up.
 Note - that bomber was from Yemen!
Saudi officials initially thought the bomb had been secreted in the operative's anal cavity. But after investigating the matter more thoroughly, they concluded it had likely been sewn into his underwear, thereby allowing the operative to bypass security checks before his meeting with the prince. A main purpose of Nayef's briefing for Brennan was to alert U.S. officials to the use of the underwear technique.
U.S. officials believe Nayef's bomber and Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab had the same Yemeni bomb maker.
At the briefing for Brennan, Nayef was concerned because “he didn’t think [U.S. officials] were paying enough attention” to the growing threat from Al Qaeda in Yemen, said a former U.S. intelligence official familiar with the briefing.
Brennan's 15 minutes of fame was on display on FOXNews Sunday today, but check the links below to read some of his more infamous behavior, of which this FOXNews Sunday interview will undoubtedly become known. Brennan said there is no smoking gun in the Christmas Day attempted bombing attack on Northwest Flight 253.







John Brennan on FOXNews Sunday (video)

Thank you to Hot Air

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John Brennan Briefed about Yemen Bombs in Briefs last October 

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Michael Leiter Sidesteps Christmas Day Bomb Attempt: Dennis blair's DNI CIA Turf War

 Obama's Pre-Christmas Security Briefing: Authorities Lie About Second Man Detained

 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attended Islamic school in Houston

 Michael Leiter NW Flt 253: CIA sent Abdulmutallab info to Leiter's Counterterrorism Center

Abdulmutallab and al-Qaeda in Saudia Arabia: Claims Christmas Day Attack

Jaspar Schuringa is Flight 253 hero: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab - son of prominent Nigerian banker

Amsterdam and the al-Qaeda threat is a Homeland Security Failure

Abdul Mudallad is Nigerian NW Flt. 253 Bomber - al-Qaeda failed in airline bomb attempt


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