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Exclusive: Saudi National Once Considered ‘Person of Interest’..............
The Blaze ^ | April 18, 2013 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 04/18/2013 9:39:30 AM PDT by yoe

Editor’s note: Please see the Editors’ UPDATES ​we will be placing in order of most-recent below. TheBlaze’s Jonathon M. Seidl contributed to this report.

Key points:

On Sean Hannity’s Fox News program Wednesday night, terror expert Steve Emerson cited sources saying Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was briefly named a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombings, is being deported on Tuesday.
Thursday morning, Glenn Beck revealed on radio that TheBlaze was informed by sources that the Saudi national’s visa had been revoked and he was, in fact, going to be deported on “security and related grounds.”
Among other things, sources told TheBlaze that the Saudi national had ties to a well-connected Saudi family and that his deportation was set to be framed as a “voluntary” departure to be with his family.
A file, called an “event,” was started on him three days ago.
While discussing the issue on radio, TheBlaze’s Chief Content Officer Joel Cheatwood revealed that the government is now considering not deporting Ali Alharbi.

​UPDATE V (12:13 pm ET):

Sen. Rand Paul reacted to TheBlaze’s report during a radio interview with Glenn Beck by saying he will be “looking into” the report. He also added that in general the United States needs to “have more scrutiny on these students when they arrive.”

Read the full report here.

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; News/Current Events
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1 posted on 04/18/2013 9:39:30 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Bookmark


2 posted on 04/18/2013 9:42:03 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


3 posted on 04/18/2013 9:43:21 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: dragnet2

Agreed. Bookmarked. This could be a marker for history later on. We’ll see how she shakes out.


4 posted on 04/18/2013 9:44:03 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: yoe

You guys having trouble with this site? Could the goons be mounting a denial of access attack to stop inquiry?


7 posted on 04/18/2013 9:46:44 AM PDT by nomad
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To: yoe

Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi-——guilty.


8 posted on 04/18/2013 9:47:02 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: dragnet2; yoe; Nachum

Just a month ago, Homeland Security’s Janet Napolitano upgraded Saudis into America’s ‘trusted traveler’ program

SEE HERE:

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/03/janet_napolitano_upgrading_saudis_into_trusted_traveler_program.html

EXCERPT:

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who famously declared “The system worked” after an underwear bomber was able to partially detonate his weapon aboard a jumbo jet bound for Detroit, has completed her divorce proceedings from reality. The New York Post reports:

Saudi Arabia, which gave us 15 of the 19 Sept. 11 hijackers, will soon get the coveted “trusted traveler” status from the Department of Homeland Security.

Saudi travelers who are cleared through the program could bypass normal customs lines after showing their passports and providing fingerprints.

Only a few other countries - Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands and South Korea - have been granted the same status, which is designed to ease entry into the United States for low-risk airline passengers.

The decision was made in January after a meeting in Washington between Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, but gained little attention, Fox News reported.

According to the Investigative Project on Terrorism, in 2010, Saudi Arabia was among 14 countries whose citizens were subject to extra screening, because of its record as a breeding ground for terrorists. There have been absolutely no reports of Saudi Arabia changing its school curricula, which foster hatred of Jews and infidels in general, nor have there been any signs of any change in the role of extremist ideology in shaping the Saudi public.

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE REST...


10 posted on 04/18/2013 9:52:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Yep. I remember that one.


11 posted on 04/18/2013 9:55:09 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost
As every hour goes by, this event and those reporting/investigating this event, are really starting to reek.

I have never seen so many public officials and media reporters dance in circles, make repeated inaccurate, slanted, biased and inconsistent comments and statements. Scheduled news conferences regarding the bombing which never happen , then suddenly Obama is on every channel talking about gun control, then with hours he's meeting with Saudi officials regarding some questionably individual who was at the bombing site?

12 posted on 04/18/2013 9:56:14 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost
As every hour goes by, this event and those reporting/investigating this event, are really starting to reek.

I have never seen so many public officials and media reporters dance in circles, make repeated inaccurate, slanted, biased and inconsistent comments and statements. Scheduled news conferences regarding the bombing which never happen , then suddenly Obama is on every channel talking about gun control, then with hours he's meeting with Saudi officials regarding some questionably individual who was at the bombing site?

13 posted on 04/18/2013 9:56:17 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: yoe

deport, not deport; deport, not deport. Reminds me of the news last night: briefing, no briefing; briefing, no briefing, etc.


14 posted on 04/18/2013 9:56:50 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (Let's not be so open-minded that our brains fall out.)
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To: yoe

Complete Title:

Exclusive: Saudi National Once Considered ‘Person of Interest’ May Be Deported on ‘Security’ Grounds — And How It’s Supposed to Be Framed

(Note: Please put the full title in your comment when you are forced to truncate it by the posting page?)


15 posted on 04/18/2013 10:02:01 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: yoe

Obama’s aunt has not been kicked out, yet this guy is gone in less than a WEEK???????? Say what?????


16 posted on 04/18/2013 10:02:02 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: yoe

Alharbi will receive a tickertape parade as a hero’s welcome in Saudi upon his return.


17 posted on 04/18/2013 10:02:07 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not indicate whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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Freepers, your Contributions make every difference!
Please keep ‘em coming! Thank you all very much!

18 posted on 04/18/2013 10:04:53 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: dragnet2
I have never seen so many public officials and media reporters dance in circles, make repeated inaccurate, slanted, biased and inconsistent comments and statements. Scheduled news conferences regarding the bombing which never happen , then suddenly Obama is on every channel talking about gun control, then with hours he's meeting with Saudi officials regarding some questionably individual who was at the bombing site?

I wholeheartedly agree.

And as someone who works in Boston, I've taken this very personally.

It's getting curiouser and curiouser.

19 posted on 04/18/2013 10:05:32 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

Its the same sources reporting the deportation.

has anyone outside Hannity/NYP/WND/The Blaze confirmed the kid is being deported?


20 posted on 04/18/2013 10:08:59 AM PDT by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: MadIsh32
has anyone outside Hannity/NYP/WND/The Blaze confirmed the kid is being deported?

If they have, I haven't found it yet.

The Boston papers are too busy fawning over Dear Leader's presence in our city today.

21 posted on 04/18/2013 10:09:51 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: dragnet2
As I see the confusion is on purpose...the guys already gone I bet....this is all just “afterfluff” to give the media hounds the bones they crave.
22 posted on 04/18/2013 10:09:57 AM PDT by caww
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

I am just trying to get outside confirmation besides the usual news sources.

Nothing has been said about this in any news site, ANYWHERE, including Fox

The source all seems to be Emerson, and right now the last paper I trust is the NYP considering all the errors it has made


23 posted on 04/18/2013 10:12:34 AM PDT by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: MadIsh32

We will noever see him on U.S. soil again. He’s protected meat by odumbo (per his Saudi handlers).


24 posted on 04/18/2013 10:20:35 AM PDT by Progov (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: MadIsh32

After doing a google news search, and typing the subject “Saudi National to be deported” - here is a list of the papers covering it:

WND
Examiner
The Inquisitr
Yahoo News
Gather
Hardhatters
The Jewish Press
Christian Post

Looks like the MainSlimeMedia just aren’t interested.......


25 posted on 04/18/2013 10:28:01 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: dragnet2

This is the same thing that happened with Sandy Hook.


26 posted on 04/18/2013 10:29:28 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: dforest

Bttt


27 posted on 04/18/2013 10:42:25 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: yoe

UPDATE VI (12:50 pm ET):

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano had a fiery exchange with Rep. Jeff Duncan during a House hearing Thursday morning over reports that Al Alharbi is being considered for deportation.

Napolitano refused to entertain a question regarding if it would be “negligence” to deport someone who just days ago was a person of interest.

“I’m not going to answer that question,” she shot back after being pressed by Duncan and denying any knowledge of such a plan. “That question is so full with misstatements and misapprehensions that it is not worthy of an answer.”

Watch her response and read her other fiery comments in our full write-up here.


28 posted on 04/18/2013 11:05:07 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: onemiddleamerican
“I’m not going to answer that question,” she shot back after being pressed by Duncan and denying any knowledge of such a plan. “That question is so full with misstatements and misapprehensions that it is not worthy of an answer.”

You'd think it would at least be worthy of a "Congressman, there are three people dead! What difference does it make now?" answer.

Or, if it weren't true, then just say, "No."

29 posted on 04/18/2013 11:14:02 AM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: onemiddleamerican

Napolitano refused to entertain a question regarding if it would be “negligence” to deport someone who just days ago was a person of interest.


She is not happy. Looks like Team Kenya is going to have to go to plan B now that the saudi is out of the bag.


30 posted on 04/18/2013 11:14:43 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: yorkie
Don't worry...Big Sis is saying it's a "rumor"
31 posted on 04/18/2013 12:10:13 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: yorkie
Jon Stewart Completely Destroys CNN After Their Boston Marathon Report Screw Up
32 posted on 04/18/2013 12:16:45 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: yoe

FBI better talk about this t their soon to be cancelled/postponed presser today at 5pm/never.


33 posted on 04/18/2013 12:17:56 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: MadIsh32

Good question. The Congressman referenced CBS, but I can’t find what he was referring to.


34 posted on 04/18/2013 12:20:03 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: MadIsh32

I would feel better if a liberal source was reporting the same, given the chance they might have different source.


35 posted on 04/18/2013 12:24:10 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: yoe

Another bookmark


36 posted on 04/18/2013 1:25:23 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: dragnet2; yoe
Best guess ... a return to business as usual and everyone will act like nothing happened. Each of us know what business as usual is from the lame-stream drive bys. The lame-stream drive bys just will not report the truth. Both sides LE and the lame-stream drive bys, it looks to be, are firing a shot across the bow of each other. Interesting ...
37 posted on 04/18/2013 1:29:13 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: yoe

Lessee here now. Saudi’s “trsted travelers,” and we can have pocket knives on flights but umm wasn’t the 9/11 TERRORIST attack from Saudi’s with carpet knives?
Then this, best to deport, handle all muzzarsds with kid gloves because we don’t want terror here, oh wait...wait...I’m sure Obama and Napolitano will tell us the real truth. It was a Doen’s Syndrome bowler from the Amish country that had a vendetta against Obama and Marathoners and he’s also a white supremacist doncha know.
signed the now Christian terrorist!


38 posted on 04/18/2013 1:29:57 PM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: RedMDer

Thank You ... you made my point. My appreciation. Wish I had read down first before posting.


39 posted on 04/18/2013 1:31:30 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: nomad

Don’t know though web is pretty quiet. You could be correct.


40 posted on 04/18/2013 1:32:43 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SeekAndFind
BUMP for the truth. Thanks SeekAndFind.
41 posted on 04/18/2013 1:34:12 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: caww
guys already gone I bet....this is all just “afterfluff”

If was a betting person would bet you are correct.

42 posted on 04/18/2013 1:35:55 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

You’re welcome :)


43 posted on 04/18/2013 2:31:19 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: yoe

The documents regarding the Saudi being a national security threat - should be released soon, as members of congress have it.

Boy, nepalitano is going to look like fool, and caught in an outright lie.


44 posted on 04/18/2013 7:54:56 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: lodi90

Thank goodness for those quick acting folks at the site tackling the Saudi though.


45 posted on 04/18/2013 7:57:53 PM PDT by HollyB
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