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Saudi National Questioned in Boston Attack was on Terror Watch List

Chries Wrote: Apr 22, 2013 1:01 PM
"I don't understand our being nice to the Saudis" Three words: 1> Oil 2> Money 3> OIL

The Saudi national who was initially detained and then ruled out as a suspect in the Boston Marathon terrorist attack had been flagged on a terror watch list and was granted a student visa without being properly vetted, sources have told me.

A source close to the investigation revealed that the Saudi national had been deemed inadmissible under the section of the Immigration and Nationality Act which declares ineligible for a visa – any alien who is engaged in or is likely to engage after entry – in terrorist activity.

At least two additional sources have confirmed to me that the...