Thursday, February 24, 2011

Student held over 'Bush plot' - 24th Feb 2011

A SUSPECTED terrorist has been arrested for allegedly plotting to assassinate former US President George W Bush with a chemical weapon.

FBI agents swooped on the 20-year-old Saudi national after he was accused of buying up chemicals for an improvised explosive device.

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari is also alleged to have compiled a list of targets including Bush's Texas home.

Aldawsari, who was admitted into the United States in 2008 on a student visa, was arrested in Texas, the US Justice Department said. Source