U.S. bomb-plot investigators head to Yemen

 CBC News

A team of U.S. investigators is headed to Yemen to help search for suspects in the mail bomb plot.

The White House’s top counterterrorism official, deputy national security adviser John Brennan, told Yemen’s president on Sunday that his country has the lead in responding to any threats, according to a top Yemeni official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The brief phone conversation between Brennan and Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh came as Brennan led a team of national security and intelligence officials in a second day of meetings assessing the best options in striking back at the al-Qaeda offshoot suspected of trying to mail explosive-laden cargo to the United States.

 

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2010/11/01/world-yemen-us-airplane-bombs.html#ixzz142id9v8p

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