British citizen was 'bait' in foiled bomb plot

A CIA veteran has told me the US is claiming the credit for foiling the Yemen plot; but it was a Saudi operation using a British citizen as the bait.

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Bomb plot 'double agent' is Brit

The man who helped foil al-Qaeda's underwear bomb plot is a British citizen, possibly of Saudi origin, according to US media reports. UK officials have declined to comment.