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Saudi national no longer ‘person of interest’ in Boston bombings, no other suspects
FP via Drudge ^ | 4/16/13 | Josh Rogin

Posted on 04/16/2013 4:44:56 PM PDT by Jean S

The Saudi national injured during the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon Monday has been cleared and is no longer even a person of interest, intelligence officials told lawmakers Tuesday.

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper briefed members of the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors in a pre-scheduled hearing that was supposed to focus on the budget, but Clapper began with an update of the bombings. Ranking Republican Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) emerged from the briefing and said he was told the 22-year old Saudi student who was injured during the bombings and remains in the care of a local hospital was no longer a focus of investigators.

"He was never categorized as a suspect; he was a person of interest. My understanding is that he totally cooperated and that he is no longer a person of interest," Chambliss said.

Asked if there were any other persons of interest at this time, Chambliss said, "Not that I know of."

(Excerpt) Read more at thecable.foreignpolicy.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bostonbombing; bostonmarathon; bostonmarathonattack; saudinational; terroristattack
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1 posted on 04/16/2013 4:44:56 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: Jean S

He was reportedly chased down by the people
at the event and HELD.


2 posted on 04/16/2013 4:46:37 PM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Jean S

Wrong place at the wrong time. Like I mentioned on another thread, it is important not to get too hung up on one suspect on this or any other unconfirmed facts until the final answers come out. Early on there are a lot of hazy stories.


3 posted on 04/16/2013 4:49:04 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Diogenesis

I have serious doubts about all of this. We will never hear the truth.


4 posted on 04/16/2013 4:49:42 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Diogenesis

So, with all the cameras at the marathon, no one knows a thing? That is very odd. I am hoping they just haven’t gotten to it otherwise something fishy is going on.

I wish the media would only report the facts of the incident. What they are doing now is just polluting minds with misinformation.


5 posted on 04/16/2013 4:51:40 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Jean S

Thanks for the update.


6 posted on 04/16/2013 4:52:05 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: acapesket

hahaha.

Yeh, the Washington Post. They’ll tell the truth (lol).

James Clapper, as reported by Wapo. Great.


7 posted on 04/16/2013 4:52:30 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: acapesket

No we won’t. Not from this administration. Another Benghazi.


8 posted on 04/16/2013 4:52:52 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Dutch Boy

Just like Sandy Hook.


9 posted on 04/16/2013 4:54:07 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Dutch Boy
I wish the media would only report the facts of the incident. What they are doing now is just polluting minds with misinformation.

The media ? Misinformation ? Do they report anything else ?
10 posted on 04/16/2013 4:54:18 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: mardi59

Kerry met with representative from Saudi Arabia and suddenly the guy is innocent.


11 posted on 04/16/2013 4:54:33 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: mardi59

What does it matter ? @#$%@^#$^#$^ /sarc


12 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:08 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Jean S

every hour that passes, the perpatrator(s) put 60-600 miles between themselves and justice.


13 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:25 PM PDT by RC one (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Dutch Boy

I wish the media would only report the facts of the incident. What they are doing now is just polluting minds with misinformation.


The current Pravda is better than our domestic Enemedia.


14 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:37 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: driftdiver

Of course. Captain Cambodia saved the day for Ozone.


15 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:37 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: jimbo123
Wrong. Latest report is suspect is 20 year old Saudi on student visa caught on surveillance cameras planting the bombs from his backpack.

Looks like that was another case of false information over the past 24 hours.......

16 posted on 04/16/2013 4:56:03 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: driftdiver

Behind closed doors no less.


17 posted on 04/16/2013 4:56:31 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: Jean S

Since they the gov say they don’t know who did it you know it’s Muslims.

Either way the result will be an increase in government power (DHS , big sis etc) with a corresponding decrease in individual freedom and rights of law abiding Americans( a cracking down on Americans and taking away of their gun rights).

But this is the result of every crisis real or manufactured

nothing will be done to foreign Muslims who caused it except to let more in on Visas


18 posted on 04/16/2013 4:56:41 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Mary Landrieu voted for the UN to take away our 2nd amendment rights)
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To: Jean S
No suspect, no leads. (Official story)

So, an unknown bomber or bombers on the loose, the authorities act as if the two explosives were the end. Who knows what / where another IED(s) or heaven forbid VBIED turn up.

Napolitano hasn't even bothered to raise public awareness yet, so that the public won't get panicked.

19 posted on 04/16/2013 4:56:55 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Jean S

If the bomber is somehow connected to Arab groups, we will NEVER know about it..this administration will do everything in its power to cover this up..they will blame the right, as usual..and the media will go right along with it..why do you think they keep on bringing up “Tax Day” they are planting the seeds because they need to..they probably already know it was some Islamist connected to Saudi Arabia or Iran but they wont say it because they stand hand in hand with the arabs


20 posted on 04/16/2013 4:57:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Jean S

Amazingly, odumbo is parachuting into Boston on Thursday with a mad bomber on the loose.


21 posted on 04/16/2013 4:58:03 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: PieterCasparzen

I just bet that witch is laughing her butt off that she doesn’t have to do another Benghazi. Now its Captain Cambodias problem.

Lurches list
1. Boston cover-up.
2. Hiss Obamas butt.


22 posted on 04/16/2013 4:59:27 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Jean S

So are we back to the right wing extremist?


23 posted on 04/16/2013 5:00:00 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: mardi59

2. Kiss Obamas butt. He’s real good at that.


24 posted on 04/16/2013 5:01:21 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

With all of the cameras at the race, they don’t know.


25 posted on 04/16/2013 5:01:23 PM PDT by virgil
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To: Jean S

Accept the truth, comrade!


26 posted on 04/16/2013 5:01:54 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Jean S

“He was never categorized as a suspect; he was a person of interest”

Uneducated for a legislator to say. There is no difference whatsoever. “person of Interest” is a term used by weasely politicians, PIOs, and housewives who watch CSI. It has no legal meaning.


27 posted on 04/16/2013 5:02:15 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: driftdiver
Kerry met with representative from Saudi Arabia and suddenly the guy is innocent.

Bingo! We can't allow the royal house of saud to obtain a black eye or endure any bad publicity. That cannot be permitted to happen.

28 posted on 04/16/2013 5:05:46 PM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: Jean S

The Saudi “HAS SEVERE BURNS ON HIS HANDS.”

Did he burn his hands making popcorn?

This is ridiculous.

I googled his name, and found that he’s certified in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) as “MECHANIC, AIRFRAME.”

In other words, this supposedly well-connected kid who’s floating around the world studying abroad oddly got (blue-collar) training to work on the mechanicals of AIRCRAFT.

http://pilots-airmen.findthedata.org/l/874330/Alharbi

But I know this Saudi is innocent, b/c the filthy lying communist moslem traitor jihadi in the Oval Office told me so.


29 posted on 04/16/2013 5:06:26 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Democrat_media

“Since they the gov say they don’t know who did it you know it’s Muslims.”

Excellent point.

If it was anybody OTHER than moslems (or Bill Ayers), Obamatollah would hold 7 press conferences every day demanding “All whites must surrender.”


30 posted on 04/16/2013 5:09:27 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: virgil
At least a ‘normal event’, you hear officials say “they have lots of leads or leads are still coming in”, and “that they need to follow up”.

Public would have been ‘soothed’ to a certain extent.

But no, not in this case.

31 posted on 04/16/2013 5:09:49 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Jean S

The check cleared


32 posted on 04/16/2013 5:11:14 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: LyinLibs

HEY OMOSLEM, YOU’RE NOT FOOLING ANYBODY.

REMEMBER FORT HOOD.

REMEMBER BENGHAZI.


33 posted on 04/16/2013 5:11:22 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Jean S; a fool in paradise
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper

Related to Eric Clapper (New album just out)?

34 posted on 04/16/2013 5:11:41 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: mardi59

That skull and bones dude is serious new world order minion, bigtime.

I don’t think he needs to talk to Obama at all to get through to the bosses.

I just don’t think Obama is very high up on the ladder of nwo, he just seems like a stooge.

Kerry’s father, foreign service, yale, harvard; mother, forbes.

State/CIA are filled with NWO at the top (for the last 100 years - at least).


35 posted on 04/16/2013 5:12:21 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Jean S; a fool in paradise

One foreign terrorism expert I read, speculated that if credit claimed right away, it’s foreign jihadists, otherwise domestic terrorists. Is that how it’s worked in the past?


36 posted on 04/16/2013 5:13:50 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: RS_Rider
Let's say that again:

The check cleared


37 posted on 04/16/2013 5:14:11 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Diogenesis

Stop spreading nonsense you hear online.


38 posted on 04/16/2013 5:14:39 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Revolting cat!

James Clapper of “Al Quds” fame is a muslim.


39 posted on 04/16/2013 5:15:43 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: mnehring

Honestly, I don’t care if we are not hearing timely or accurate information from the authorities while letting those responsible for the attack know what they know. So what if they out and out lie about what they know and don’t know as long as a reasonable case comes together in the end.


40 posted on 04/16/2013 5:15:50 PM PDT by erlayman
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To: Jean S; a fool in paradise

ATTENTION SHOPPERS! Paging Richard Jewell. Mr Richard Jewell, please pick up a white courtesy telephone.


41 posted on 04/16/2013 5:16:04 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Jean S

Everyone who becomes a suspect starts out as a person of interest these days.


42 posted on 04/16/2013 5:16:16 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: RC one
every hour that passes, the perpatrator(s) put 60-600 miles between themselves and justice.

Very good point! I'm going to tweet that!

43 posted on 04/16/2013 5:16:41 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Hot Tabasco

There has been a LOT of false info: rental truck trying to get near the crowd, that this was related to tax day, that there were 5 undetonated bombs found, that 30 people were killed, that someone was shooting allah allah before the explosion, etc etc etc. People just make stuff up for whatever reason.


44 posted on 04/16/2013 5:17:17 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: PieterCasparzen

I would like to know who obamas real handlers are.


45 posted on 04/16/2013 5:17:27 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Jean S

The chances of the perpetrators slipping out of the country increase with each passing day.


46 posted on 04/16/2013 5:24:01 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Jean S

Hey everybody, remember when flight TWA 800 got split in half by a missile, then GAINED 2,000 feet of altitude, then started to descend and crashed?

I mean.... remember when the “center fuel tank exploded” for no reason, then the airplane “climbed 2,000 feet, then started to descend” and crashed?

That didn’t involve Moslems with MANPADS, and this Boston Marathon bombing didn’t involve Moslems with IED’s.

Now go watch the Kardashians while we choose which Whitey to pin this on.

Eric Holder, please proceed to the Black and Red courtesy phone.


47 posted on 04/16/2013 5:25:19 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Jean S

EVERYTHING the buffoons in the “media” were telling us yesterday needs to be flushed. What a joke. There is such a thing as TOO MUCH “news”.


48 posted on 04/16/2013 5:27:27 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: mardi59

Bath House Barry Benghazi’s handler is Valerie Jarrett. His puppet masters are Soros and the Saudis.


49 posted on 04/16/2013 5:29:00 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: SVTCobra03

Makes sense. He is not doing this on his own.


50 posted on 04/16/2013 5:30:43 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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