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We are learning even more information now -- about the double agent helped break up that al-Qaeda bomb plot had Yemen the -- said to -- a British national.
All of Middle Eastern descent and Peter do -- traffic over Washington Peter good morning to -- what else are we learning.
Good morning bill the fact that this double agent had a British passport meant that he -- travel freely and eat sleep route Europe and to the United States if you want to.
And we still don't know his identity but officials think he was attracted to al-Qaeda because of his nationality and the Intel this double agent has given us is already proving valuable because.
And al-Qaeda commander he wants met with in Yemen Al Q so who also wants met with the underwear bomber Abdul -- uncle -- told lob.
Was killed by -- drone on Sunday and a double agent infiltrated so deep.
That former CIA director Michael Hayden says the effect is everyone on the inside is now looking at everybody else on the inside and you're creating suspicions inside the network.
That begins to take the game to the next level and build the United States has launched airstrikes in Yemen twice already.
Since this bomb plot -- -- -- around yesterday may have killed seven militants -- you know also to that that the leagues have drawn a lot of attention.
In good ways and bad ways.
What impact of those leagues have on this investigation would we finding out about it.
Intelligence officials reportedly had to wrap this operation up a week or two before they -- too because they were worried these -- might have compromised all of their efforts so.
That means this double agent spent a week or two less inside al-Qaeda itself and you might have without -- -- and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says he wants to know.
Who is to blame.
When these -- take place I can't tell you.
How much they damage -- ability.
To be able to to pursue our our intelligence efforts and so I am fully in favor of a full and thorough investigation.
Of this matter and I understand that the director of the.
And these latest reports indicate that the British intelligence agencies M -- five and MI six might have played a bigger role and busting up this plot than the Saudi.
Intelligence -- take any help we can get Peter Doocy thank you in Washington on that.
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